Whether you're a beginner or have some experience with music software, you'll find what you need to know to become a power user of the newest version of Sonic Foundry's music editing software in "Sound Forge 6 Power!". Expert author Scott R. Garrigus covers everything from setting up and customizing your system, recording and playback, creating special effects, and using Sound Forge with ACID..
About the Author
Scott R. Garrigus (garrigus.com) has been involved with music and computers since he was twelve years old. He earned a B.A. in music performance with an emphasis in sound recording technology at UMass, Lowell. In 1993, he released his first instrumental album on cassette, Pieces of Imagination. In 1995, he began his professional writing career when his first article appeared in Electronic Musician magazine. In 2000, he authored his first book, Cakewalk Power!, which was the first book to deal exclusively with the Cakewalk Pro Audio, Guitar Studio, and Home Studio software applications. Since then, Scott has written a number of other books, including Sound Forge Power!, SONAR Power!, SONAR 2 Power!, Sound Forge 6 Power!, SONAR 3 Power!, SONAR 4 Power!, SONAR 5 Power!, Sound Forge 8 Power!: The Official Guide, SONAR 8 Power!, SONAR X1 Power!, and SONAR X2 Power! Today, Garrigus continues to contribute articles to a number of print and online publications. He also publishes his own music technology e-zine, called DigiFreq (digifreq.com), which provides free news, reviews, tips, and techniques for music technology and home recording users.
Table of Contents
1. MIDI and Digital Audio Basics 2. Getting Started with Sound Forge 3. Customizing Sound Forge 4. Working with Audio Files 5. Getting Around in Sound Forge 6. Recording and Playback 7. Editing Basics 8. Exploring the Processing Functions 9. Exploring Effects 10. Additional Audio Tools 11. Producing for Multimedia and the Web 12. Using Sound Forge with MIDI 13. Sound Forge and Sampling A: Using Sound Forge with ACID B: Batch Processing Your Files C: Backing Up Your Files D: Sound Forge Resources on the Web