ACID Pro 5 power!: the official guide to Sony ACID Pro 5 by D. Eric Franks

By D. Eric Franks

ACID, whose producer, Sonic Foundry, used to be lately got by means of Sony, is the number one product within the loop-based composition class. This enjoyable and renowned Windows-based software is out there to novices, yet utilized by pros for critical creative and advertisement track production. Geared in the direction of either musically-oriented individuals with few machine talents and computer-oriented individuals with little tune education, this e-book presents in-depth assurance of this strong software and is a good consultant to studying the numerous beneficial properties ACID has to provide. As a revision to the winning, "ACID Power!" (Muska & Lipman, 1929685491), this ebook makes it more uncomplicated to create impressive audio at the notebook. Readers learn how to grasp ACID's positive aspects, checklist audio and MIDI tracks, burn songs to redistribute on CD or over the net, and upload tune to video. The easy-to-understand, thorough process of this booklet will easily consultant readers via this program, providing many professional information and tips, in addition to not only the "how", however the "why" at the back of the realized talents.

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ACID, whose producer, Sonic Foundry, used to be lately received by way of Sony, is the number 1 product within the loop-based composition type. This enjoyable and well known Windows-based program is out there to newcomers, yet utilized by execs for critical creative and advertisement tune production. Geared in the direction of either musically-oriented individuals with few desktop talents and computer-oriented individuals with little song education, this publication offers in-depth insurance of this strong software and is a good consultant to studying the various good points ACID has to supply.

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The timeline cursor marks the current position and is the focus of any actions that you take. For example, when you press the spacebar, the project begins playing back from the timeline cursor’s position. If you paste an event into a project (Ctrl+V), it will be pasted at the timeline cursor’s position. Clicking anywhere in the timeline area moves the timeline cursor to that position. Horizontal Scrolling (Through Time) You can navigate the timeline by using the horizontal scroll bar at the bottom.

000. You can change the grid spacing, but the detail that’s visible in a grid depends on the zoom level in a project. Grid lines serve as snapping points for the cursor and events in a project. Q The Time Ruler appears along the bottom of the timeline and is independent of the grid. It serves only as a reference to time, and can display time in a number of different formats (for example, SMPTE timecode of HH:MM:SS:FF). Q The CD Marker bar lets you drop CD track markers when your ACID timeline and project encompasses an entire CD.

Finally, you can use envelopes to fix localized clipping problems without adjusting the entire track’s volume and panning. Envelopes are track-level objects and control the volume and panning of an entire track, but ultimately the track output is controlled by the placement of events within the track. Therefore, envelopes are closely associated with the occurrence of events in a track. 33). A flat line indicates an unchanging volume or panning. Lines at an angle indicate a rising or falling volume, or a pan from left to right (left=top, right=bottom).

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