Learn More Contact Now

Jeff: October 2008 Archives

The Range selection tool is really an organic form of keyframing.  Once you have used the Range Selection tool to highlight a portion of a clip or clips, you can apply a filter for example to the selected range, and leave the rest of the clip unaltered.

Thumbnail image for range_selection_tool.gif

Soundtrack Pro has a very powerful tool that can stretch or squeeze a piece of audio. Speeding up a slow talking person, or taking a 32 second clip and turning it into a 30 second clip, are the two examples that come to mind when I use the time stretch function.


Process_Menu.gif
First step is to open an audio clip in Soundtrack Pro. You should always have the entire length of the clip be the area you need to adjust. 

Once the clip is open highlight the entire clip by clicking apple A, and then open the process menu.

After choosing the Time Stretch option you will want to select the Drop Frames format, and enter the desired length into the time window.

spinning_ball_of_death.gif
When the spinning ball of death appears, there is any easy way to know how bad of a spinning ball of death it is. If you are displaying the seconds on your clock in the menu bar, and the seconds quit moving....you're done. If the seconds are moving, than the spinning ball of death may stop spinning and ececute the last command.

To change the clock to display seconds, go to the system preferences, choose Date & Time, and check the box under the clock tab, that will display time with seconds.
Receive FREE Tutorials by email:

HANDS-ON COURSES in ORL

ONLINE VIDEO COURSES
    Avid Media Composer Training
  • Enrollment Cost: $50.00
  • 84 Media Composer Lectures
  • Includes Practice Media
  • Interactive Quizzes
  • Official Certificate of Completion
  • 30 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Click to Enroll for 10% off!
    Final cut Pro X Training
  • Enrollment Cost: $20.00
  • 60 Final Cut Pro X Lectures
  • Includes Practice Media
  • Interactive Quizzes
  • Official Certificate of Completion
  • 30 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Click to Enroll

about.this

This page is a archive of recent entries written by Jeff in October 2008.

Jeff: September 2008 is the previous archive.

Jeff: November 2008 is the next archive.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.