The Book of Audacity

Record, Edit, Mix, and Master with the Free Audio Editor

Author: Carla Schroder

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593272928

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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The Book of Audacity is the definitive guide to Audacity, the powerful, free, cross-platform audio editor. Audacity allows anyone to transform their Windows, Mac, or Linux computer into a powerful recording studio. The Book of Audacity is the perfect book for bands on a budget, solo artists, audiophiles, and anyone who wants to learn more about digital audio. Musician and podcaster Carla Schroder will guide you through a range of fun and useful Audacity projects that will demystify that geeky audio jargon and show you how to get the most from Audacity. You’ll learn how to: –Record podcasts, interviews, and live performances –Be your own backing band or chorus –Edit, splice, mix, and master multitrack recordings –Create super high-fidelity and surround-sound recordings –Digitize your vinyl or tape collection and clean up noise, hisses, and clicks –Create custom ringtones and sweet special effects In addition, you’ll learn how to choose and use digital audio hardware like mics and preamps, and tune your computer for flawless audio performance. You’ll also find out how to package your work for digital distribution, whether you want to share a podcast through iTunes or sell your own CDs. Become your own producer with The Book of Audacity. The fun starts now.
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Modern Radio and Audio Production: Programming and Performance

Author: Carl Hausman,Frank Messere,Philip Benoit

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305686438

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 448

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Offering the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage available, MODERN RADIO AND AUDIO PRODUCTION: PROGRAMMING AND PERFORMANCE, 10e combines the latest trends and technologies with explanations of traditional equipment and practices. The authors' clear writing style, excellent descriptions and explanations, and attention to detail make the text extremely reader friendly. In addition to new examples, illustrations, and photos throughout, the text's three all-new chapters focus on writing, ethics, and mobile radio. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Map Scripting 101

An Example-driven Guide to Building Interactive Maps with Bing, Yahoo!, and Google Maps

Author: Adam DuVander

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593272715

Category: Computers

Page: 376

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"Websites like MapQuest and Google Maps have transformed the way we think about maps. But these services do more than offer driving directions, they provide APIs that web developers can use to build highly customized map-based applications. The author, Adam DuVander, delivers 73 useful scripts, examples that will s how you how to create interactive maps and mashups."--[book cover]
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Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac

Author: Andy Williams Affleck

Publisher: Take Control Books

ISBN: 1615429700

Category: Computers

Page: 130

View: 2805

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Start podcasting or take it to the next level with our step-by-step guide! Updated August 13, 2016 Start podcasting or take your podcast to the next level with start-to-finish guidance from Andy Affleck. You'll learn tricks of the trade as you assemble your hardware and software, make recordings, and add polish by editing and mixing. Once your audio is in the can, you'll find real-world advice and steps for encoding and publishing your episodes. The book includes several dozen sound samples from various mics and mixers with and without filters, sleeves, and whatnot, so that you can hear the differences before you buy any special gear. "Our school podcast is sounding much more professional now that we're using software recommended in the book and following Andy's tips." --Mark Warner, Teacher Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac provides the help anyone interested in podcasting on the Mac needs: What do other podcasters do? Find out about the gear and techniques used by podcasters Chuck Joiner (MacVoices), Louis Trapani (Doctor Who: Podshock), Kelly Guimont (Ask TUAW), and Kirk McElhearn (The Committed). Choose the right mic. Pick out audio gear while considering your budget and studio (or mobile!) needs. Plus, you'll learn if you should buy additional audio hardware, like a breakout box or mixer, and find an explanation (with photos) of the main cable types that you'll come across. Pick audio software. Apps discussed at length include GarageBand for Mac and iOS, Audacity, Audio Hijack, Voice Record Pro, and Ecamm Call Recorder. Apps that are discussed briefly include Amadeus Pro, Fission, Sound Studio, Nectar Elements, SoundSoap, and The Levelator, and VocaLive Free. Learn key recording tips. Find advice about how to prepare for and conduct a successful interview, plus get a few essential tips for using a mic well. Record in the studio or the field. Get step-by-step recording directions for GarageBand for Mac and iOS, as well as Audacity, Voice Record Pro, and Audio Hijack. Record online interviews. Follow the book's steps for recording an interview online through services such as Skype and FaceTime. Edit and mix your audio. Find directions for removing unwanted noises and pauses, adding professional polish, and generally editing and mixing a recording in GarageBand for Mac or Audacity. Encode your podcast files. Before you send your podcast episode out on the Internet, you'll want to save it in the right format, and add tags. Get syndicated with RSS. Understand what should be in a podcast's RSS feed — and how FeedBurner can help. Be a publisher! Get ideas for blog services that can host your podcast and related blog posts, and find directions for publishing your podcast in Apple's iTunes Store.
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