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 received via Sony, is the number 1 product within the loop-based composition class. This enjoyable and renowned Windows-based software is out there to newbies, yet utilized by execs for critical inventive and advertisement track construction. Geared in the direction of either musically-oriented individuals with few machine talents and computer-oriented individuals with little track education, this booklet offers in-depth insurance of this strong program and is a good advisor to studying the various good points ACID has to provide. As a revision to the profitable, "ACID Power!" (Muska & Lipman, 1929685491), this booklet makes it more uncomplicated to create impressive audio at the laptop. Readers learn how to grasp ACID's beneficial properties, list audio and MIDI tracks, burn songs to redistribute on CD or over the web, and upload track to video. The easy-to-understand, thorough method of this e-book will easily advisor readers via this program, providing many specialist assistance and tips, besides not only the "how", however the "why" at the back of the discovered abilities.

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Solo button 3. Device select button 4. Track FX button 5. Everything that you do to an event changes the media files stored on your computer. (T/F) 6. The ACID Explorer window is used to access the Internet. (T/F) 7. Events created in a loop track will: 1. Loop automatically 2. Loop after you complete a complicated series of steps 3. Never loop 4. None of the above 8. You cannot copy, cut, or paste in the ACID application. (T/F) 35 QQQ CHAPTER 1} A Song Is Born 9. You can select multiple events in the ACID software by: 1.

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. This allows you to create an entire seamlessly mixed CD, and add track divisions that your listeners can navigate to on their CD players. 11) contains a small subset of the total number of commands available in the ACID software.

Creating MP3 Files The final step in any ACID project is the creation of a song. acd), so the only way to hear it is to play it back from within the ACID software. In order to make the song available universally, you need to save it to a standard multimedia file format. The process of creating a multimedia file from a project file is called rendering. wav format is a good choice. The quality is very high, but these files are far too large to e-mail to friends or post on the Internet. Q If you want to publish your song on the Internet, the MP3 Audio formats are a good choice.

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