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PC Audio Editing, 2nd Edition by Roger Derry

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8

Structuring material

8.1 Standardize format

A simple way to split a large file is to mark it with regions corresponding to the separate files you want to obtain. This is done by using the mouse to select a section of audio and then pressing F8, which will create a ‘basic’ region (Figure 8.1). F8 combined with shift or control produces different types of regions used when burning CDs. There is also a ‘Beat’ marker that can be used when generating music loops using ‘Edit\Auto Cue\Find beats and mark’.

You can trim each end of a region by dragging its marker to the right place. When you select View Cue List, you will then see your selections named ‘Cue 1’ upwards. Select the cues you want to turn into files. This is done in the same way as the ...

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