Glossary

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5.1

A common surround sound format, typically comprising five full-frequency speakers, which are fed by five independent channels, plus one dedicated low-frequency subwoofer.

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aftertouch

MIDI data type generated by pressure on keys after they have been struck. Aftertouch is also known as pressure.

AIFF

Audio Interchange File Format. A cross-platform file format supported by a large number of digital video and audio editing applications. AIFF audio can use a variety of bit depths, but the two most common are 16 bit and 24 bit.

alias

A region in the Arrange area that mirrors a MIDI region someplace else. You cannot edit an alias, only a real region, but any change to the region will be reflected in the alias. To create an alias, Shift-Option-drag ...

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