Introducing Adobe Audition CS5.5: Learn by Video

Video description

This innovative product is a focused video workshop and accompanying 48-page full-color book that will teach editors how to create, edit, and enhance audio for broadcast, film, and video, using Adobe Audition CS5.5. Users will be introduced to the Audition interface and features; get acquainted with the new Mac version of Audition, find out about switching to Audition from Adobe Soundbooth, and learn about multitrack file types and versions. The video also covers importing and managing media files, working with sound files, making music, and multitrack editing. Experienced instructor Maxim Jago presents three hours of exceptional video tutorials, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in Audition. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they have learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.

Table of contents

  1. Introducing Adobe Audition CS5.5
    1. Meeting Adobe Audition 00:06:38
    2. The Core Audition Interface Elements 00:09:03
    3. Audition for Soundbooth Users 00:07:16
  2. Importing and Managing Media Files
    1. Importing Audio Files 00:07:54
    2. Extracting Audio from a CD 00:01:41
    3. Importing Video Files 00:04:30
    4. Importing OMF Files 00:06:13
  3. Working with Sound Files (Restoration, Effects, and Volume Control)
    1. Comparing Waveforms and the Spectral Frequency Display 00:07:33
    2. Adjusting Audio Level in a File 00:09:50
    3. Adding Special Effects to a File 00:08:37
    4. Using the Effects Rack to Combine Effects 00:07:26
    5. Using Effects to Clean Up Your Audio 00:09:14
    6. Using the Spectral Frequency Display to Clean Up Your Audio 00:06:10
    7. Tuning Up Your Audio with the Mastering Effect 00:06:20
  4. Getting to Know the Multitrack Editor
    1. Creating a Multitrack Session 00:07:03
    2. Getting to Know the Multitrack Editor Interface Elements 00:10:18
    3. Adding Audio Clips to a Multitrack Session 00:06:27
    4. Meeting the Mixer 00:09:23
    5. Making Your Audio Mix Efficient with Mixer Buses 00:06:36
  5. Multitrack Editing Techniques
    1. Comparing Track-Based and Clip-Based Effects 00:04:44
    2. Track-Based Routing, Level, and Panning 00:06:34
    3. Applying EQ to a Track 00:06:18
    4. Monitoring Multitrack Session Audio Levels 00:03:32
    5. Adjusting Levels and Panning over Time with Envelopes 00:05:41
    6. Useful Preferences for Multitrack Editing 00:04:28
    7. Matching Audio Level on Multitrack Clips 00:01:33
    8. Editing and Mixing 5.1 Surround Sound 00:06:25
  6. Making Music
    1. Importing Sound Loops 00:04:01
    2. Working with Sound Loops in a Multitrack Session 00:04:26
    3. Setting the Tempo for Loops 00:01:13
    4. Changing Loop Properties 00:04:45
  7. Integration with the Creative Suite
    1. Importing a Sequence from Premiere Pro 00:03:34
    2. Saving Your Multitrack Session to Different Formats 00:04:18
    3. Sending Your Multitrack Session to Premiere Pro 00:03:07
    4. Importing Older .ses Files to Audition CS5.5 00:03:11

Product information

  • Title: Introducing Adobe Audition CS5.5: Learn by Video
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: June 2011
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 0132808919