Adobe Audition Training

Adobe Audition Training – Level I



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    Course Description

    In this 2-day class, you will learn how to use Adobe Audition CC for high-impact audio production.  You’ll learn how to edit, mix, restore and add amazing effects to your audio, as well as discover how to streamline your film, video or radio workflow.

    Lesson 1: Audio Interfacing

    • Audio interface basics
    • Mac OS X audio setup
    • Windows setup
    • Testing inputs and outputs with Audition (Mac or Windows)
    • Using external interfaces

    Lesson 2: The Audition Environment

    • Audition’s dual personality
    • The Audition Workspace
    • Navigation

    Lesson 3: Basic Editing

    • Opening a file for editing
    • Selecting a region for editing and changing its level
    • Cutting, deleting, and pasting audio regions
    • Cutting and pasting with multiple clipboards
    • Extending and shortening musical selections
    • Simultaneous mixing and pasting
    • Repeating part of a waveform to create a loop
    • Showing waveform data under the cursor
    • Fading regions to reduce artifacts

    Lesson 4: Signal Processing

    • Effects basics
    • Using the Effects Rack
    • Amplitude and Compression effects
    • Delay and echo effects
    • Filter and EQ effects
    • Modulation effects
    • Noise reduction/restoration
    • Reverb effects
    • Special effects
    • Stereo imagery effects
    • Time and Pitch effect
    • Third-party effects (VST and AU)
    • Using the Effects menu
    • Managing presets

    Lesson 5: Audio Restoration

    • About audio restoration
    • Reducing hiss
    • Reducing crackles
    • Reducing pops and clicks
    • Reducing broadband noise
    • De-humming a file
    • Removing artifacts
    • Manual artifact removal
    • Alternate click removal
    • Sound removal

    Lesson 6: Mastering

    • Mastering basics
    • Step 1: equalization
    • Step 2: dynamics
    • Step 3: ambience
    • Step 4: stereo imaging
    • Step 5: “push” the drum hits; then apply the changes
    • Mastering diagnostics

    Lesson 7: Sound Design

    • About sound design
    • Creating rain sounds
    • Creating a babbling brook
    • Creating insects at night
    • Creating an alien choir
    • Creating sci-fi machine effects
    • Creating an alien drone flyby
    • Extracting frequency bands

    Lesson 8: Creating and Recording Files

    • Recording into the Waveform Editor
    • Recording into the Multitrack Editor
    • Checking remaining free space
    • Drag-and-dropping into an Audition Editor
    • Importing tracks as individual files from an audio CD
    • Importing tracks as a single file from an audio CD
    • Saving a template

    Lesson 9: Multitrack Editor Orientation

    • About multitrack production
    • Multitrack and Waveform Editor integration
    • Changing track colors
    • Loop selections for playback
    • Track controls
    • Channel mapping in the Multitrack Editor
    • Side-chaining effects
    • Review questions
    • Review answers

    Lesson 10: The Multitrack Mixer View

    • Mixer view basics

    Lesson 11: Editing Clips

    • Creating a DJ-style continuous music mix (mixtape) with crossfading
    • Mixing or exporting a collection of clips as a single file
    • Selecting and merging all clips in a track into a single file
    • Editing for length
    • Clip edits: Split, Trim, Volume
    • Extending a clip via looping

    Lesson 12: Creating Music with Sound Libraries

    • About sound libraries
    • Getting started
    • Building a rhythm track
    • Adding percussion
    • Adding melodic elements
    • Using loops with different pitch and tempo
    • Adding effects

    Lesson 13:Recording in the Multitrack Editor

    • Getting ready to record a track
    • Setting up the metronome
    • Recording a part in a track
    • Recording an additional part (overdub)
    • “Punching” over a mistake
    • Composite recording

    Lesson 14: Automation

    • About automation
    • Clip automation
    • Track automation

    Lesson 15: Mixing

    • About mixing
    • Testing your acoustics
    • The mixing process
    • Exporting a stereo mix of the song
    • Burning an audio CD of the song
    • Exporting to SoundCloud

    Lesson 16: Audio/Video Applications

    • Importing a video
    • Automatic Speech Alignment
    • Audition integration with Adobe Premiere Pro



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    Live Online Training

    Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied.  Ask us for a demo.

    Online class requirements:

    • Moderate to fast Internet
    • A phone or computer headset is required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Computer Audio (VoIP) or you can dial in from a regular phone.  For convenience, we recommend a hands-free headset or phone.
    • Training software must be installed on your computer (trial versions are acceptable)
    • RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or two computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to join multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view the instructor’s shared screen and another monitor or computer to work with the software.

    What happens when you enroll in an online class

    When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

    Online Training Advantages

    Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.

    Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.