Opening the Audio File Editor4:59
Explore the various ways of getting into the Audio File editor for fast, easy access.
Audio File Editor Overview8:50
Discover the main areas, tools, and functions necessary to get the most out of the Audio File Editor.
Display Modes & Playback9:09
Learn about absolute and relative display modes as well as several ways to start and stop playback independently of the selected area in the Audio File Editor.
Find out all about useful key commands that allow you to quickly move between start and end points of selections and regions, step through next and previous transients, and search peaks and silences in an audio file.
See how to customize and move selections and how to influence their behavior in relation to underlying region boundaries.
Transient Based Selections8:02
Master Logic's transient-detection function as the basis for establishing and auditioning selections and regions.
Working with Tempos7:53
Find out how to calculate a projects tempo based on a selection in the Audio File Editor as well as how to transform audio to conform to a projects tempo.
Learn how to control the sensitivity of transient detection as well as how to manually create, delete, and re-detect transient markers.
Explore the use of the anchor as a region's timing reference. Also, learn how it affects placement and position editing in the Tracks Area.
Moving the Anchor6:41
Watch as Eli demonstrates the effect of moving a region's anchor once it has already been placed in the Tracks Area, and see how locking vs. unlocking an anchors position influences the timing of the playback.
Follow along to learn some basic techniques to clean up mouth noises and plosives, including how to use Gain Change, Delete, and the Pencil Tool to redraw the waveform.
Use the Lock SMPTE Position function in the Tracks Area in conjunction with the Selection -> Region command in the Audio File editor as a means of auditioning different parts of an audio file in context without altering the region position. Eli will show you how!
Sample Loop Points3:41
Discover how to use Logic's Audio File Editor to embed loop metadata into an audio file, and see how the loop points are then recognized when the audio file is loaded into a third-party sampler instrument.
Learn how to use the export and import region information functions to imbed region metadata into an audio file so that region definitions can be accessed in multiple projects.
Explore the Audio File editor's Reverse function and hear how it is used in conjunction with reverb and flanger settings to create an interesting backward effect that is perfectly in time with your source material.
Hear how the Invert function is used to flip the phase of a snare drum track so that it is in phase with the overhead microphone tracks.
Trim Fade Normalize8:36
See how the trim, fade, and normalize functions are used to create a thirty-second cutdown version of a larger mix.
It's time to power up your Audio Editing skills with Eli Krantzberg as he shows you everything you need to know about the Audio File Editor in Logic Pro X! This series leaves no stone unturned while looking at all the features and functions of Logic Pro X's powerful Audio Editor Window and provides useful Tips & Tricks making you a Logic Pro X audio editing ninja in no time!
Eli begins with a walk through of various ways to Open the Audio File Editor for faster, easier access, regardless of your workflow preference. A detailed Overview of the Audio File Editor is next, covering all of its Tools and Functions, including the Display Modes and Playback Functions. Eli then demonstrates different Navigation Techniques, including Keyboard Shortcuts, that help you to work more efficiently in Logic Pro X.
From there, you'll find out all about Selections, Transient-Based Selections, and Editing Transients, which make the Audio File Editor such a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Because Tempo Detection and Matching is important in virtually any recording situation, Eli also demonstrates how to Calculate a Project's Tempo Based on a Selection and How to Conform a Project to a Given Tempo.
The Audio File Editor in Logic Pro X also includes the ability to use Anchors as timing references, and the placement and movement of these Anchors can greatly affect playback. As a result, Eli walks you through a detailed look at all of the many uses of Anchors, including Locking and Unlocking them for complete control over your edits.
For projects that include Dialogue, Mouth Noises and Plosives, it's a major concern, so Eli demonstrates how to easily eliminate these problems using Dialogue Editing through the Audio File Editor. You'll see how to gain precise control over elements in an Audio File and even learn how to Manually Draw a Waveform to correct problem areas.
You also learn about Slipping Sync, Sample Loop Points, and Region Information, all of which are useful when Imbedding Metadata that can be accessed by Third-Party Sampled Instruments as well as across Multiple Projects.
When it comes to Effects, the Audio File Editor offers a number of unique options, including Reverse Effects and Phase Inversion as well as Trim, Fade, and Normalize Effects. Eli walks you through each feature, showing you how to utilize the full power of the Audio File Editor.
Whether you're new to Logic Pro X or you're a veteran who recently upgraded, this series offers invaluable information about the Audio File Editor that shouldn't be missed. Let Eli Krantzberg show you the ropes and get you up to speed... watch "Logic Pro X Advanced Volume 2" today!
Submitted 2 months ago
Much needed tutorial !
Congrats to Groove3 and Mr. Eli on this wonderful course...there are hardly any tutorials that cover the Sample Editor in this much detail.Though i use Logic 9, this course was immensely helpful
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician
Submitted 9 months ago
Totally Essential Training
If you're new to LPX, or you haven't worked much with the audio file editor, this is absolutely essential viewing. These videos cover all the information necessary to get you started with navigating audio files, working with transients, creating one-shots and loops, making backups, adjusting time and tempo, etc. The distinction between the audio file editor and the track editor isn't made completely clear -- and by distinction, I mean the tasks and workflows appropriate to each editor. But as far as audio file editing goes, this series has you covered, and if you're not already an expert then do yourself a favor and watch these videos. Just do it. No, don't put it off, just do it.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Musician
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