Chapter 10

Digital audio applications

This chapter concerns some practical digital audio applications, in particular reviewing concepts in editing and mastering as well as the basic principles of interconnection and networking.

Editing software

It is increasingly common for MIDI (see Chapter 14) and digital audio editing to be integrated within one software package, particularly for pop music recording and other multitrack productions where control of electronic sound sources is integrated with recorded natural sounds. Such applications used to be called sequencers but this is less common now that MIDI sequencing is only one of many tasks that are possible. Although most sequencers contain some form of audio editing these days, there are some ...

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