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This tutorial approaches the instruction of Ableton Live 7 with an emphasis on getting the most out of its unique ways of making music. Detailed information is provided on all major components with an especially deep look into the key new features. Many of the lessons were produced using Live 7's included demo songs, allowing you to easily explore the techniques personally. Additional work files cover a wide selection of the material and even include a movie for the new Export Video capabilities. From Warp Modes, Launch Modes, Follow Actions and Recording to Sampler, Drum Racks, MIDI Control and Movies...what you need to know is here waiting.

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Ableton Live 7 is the latest installment of is long time favorite of remix and electronics artists because of its powerful audio loop-based sequencer that is specifically designed for instruments in live performances and studio recordings. n this amazing music software. Live 7 offers many improvements and additions from the previous version (Live 6). In this tutorial, Cliff Truesdell demonstrates the creative potential of this software that has made it an essential tool for so many of todays musical artists.

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Recording artist, producer, and engineer Jonathan Kagi will guide you through the exciting world of audio and multimedia production. You will learn every detail of running ACID, along with many of the other popular production applications on your PC, such as Cakewalk Sonar and Fruity Loops. You will learn to correctly outfit your computer and turn it into a full-blown production studio. This series has it all- audio, MIDI, video, songwriting, technical and theory. Learn about all the new and emerging technologies in the world of digital production, including Pure Wave and Firewire audio, and hot new video applications like Arkaos VJ, and Vegas. Turn your PC into powerhouse workstation and generate media in the format of your choice.

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After Effects CS5 is the latest version of an industry standard special effects application. With new features and tools like the Roto-Brush, Auto-Keyframe Mode, additional Adjustment Layers and more, you will be more productive and creative than ever before. Color correct, animate with the Puppet Tool, turn video into moving cartoons with the Cartoon Effect and more. From motion graphics to television and film visual effects, After Effects can handle it all with style. Professional illustrator, television animation art director and writer Dwayne Ferguson shows you how to get the most out of this powerful software. Learn the interface, cameras and lighting, animation and more. Work files are included.
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Adobe After Effects has been the industry-standard special effects compositing application and this latest release is no exception. Version CS 6 introduces a wide range of exciting new features including the 3D Camera Tracker, 2D Vector Layers, Rolling Shutter Repair, Bend 2D Layers, Global Performance Cache, SpeedGrade LUT Import, Ray Trace Renderer, and Variable-Width Mask Feathering. In this VTC course, author and expert Dwayne Ferguson will cover all that and more so that you can get started building visually compelling comps and effects in no time.
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This VTC course introduces you to Adobe's recently released Audition CS5.5 which now integrates into their creative suite. Author Mark Struthers will give you a background in digital audio as he illustrates both the benefits of working on individual files in the waveform editor and the way the multitrack view allows audio file manipulation over many tracks simultaneously. Additionally, owing to Audition's tightly integrated video editing facility, he will touch on working with Adobe's Premiere Pro. As the course progresses, effect processing is considered to help improve, repair, and optimize your audio files. You will be able to follow techniques throughout the course that not only introduce you to new and existing features but also allow you to pick up tips and tricks along the way.
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Adobe Audition CS6 is the latest update to the extremely popular industry-standard professional digital audio editing software. In this VTC course, author Mark Struthers will initially explore the user interface and demonstrate how panels can be positioned to accomplish specific tasks in the Audition workflow. Then, you will learn about various audio considerations such as bit depth and sample rate. As the course progresses, Mark will show you how audio files brought into Audition CS6 can be edited and improved using diagnostic tools and various native and third-party effects. Towards the end of the course, audio files that have been edited in the Waveform view will be combined in the Multi-track view so that a mix of a song can be explored. By the end of the course, you will be comfortable with being able to start a project of your own and work your way through it to produce a finished 'final' mixdown ready for export to CD.
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Adobe Captivate 5 is an industry standard software simulation program that produces Flash-based files for easy and rapid deployment for users to view. In this VTC course, instructor Mark Struthers walks you through the creation and subsequent production of a literature based information project focused on 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens. Mark covers workspaces to widgets and everything in between so that a resulting SWF or EXE file can be created. Work files are included.
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The Adobe Creative Suite contains a powerful and extremely flexible set of tools that a creative person can use to make art. Whether working on an advertisement for a client, a painting for a gallery exhibit, or even an illustration for a children's book, there are tools for each job and more. The course is led by Dwayne J. Ferguson, a professional illustrator, author and creator of popular comic book and television characters. Work files are provided where necessary, so the user can follow along, or feel free to use his or her own imagination in the application of the techniques demonstrated.
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The Adobe Design Premium Bundle is a collection of tools geared for creative professionals that work in print or web mediums. Skilled Adobe experts---led by experienced VTC authors, James Gonzalez, Dwayne Ferguson, and Brian White---teach you the ins and outs of Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop, and more. Work files are included.
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