Gary welcomes you and gives an introduction to ACID, the outstanding features off the software, and the different versions available.
See how to download and install the ACID DAW on your computer.
ACID comes bundled with 9GB of extra Audio Content. This video shows you how to install it.
Learn how to set up your audio device within the ACID software.
In this video, Gary shows you around the interface and where all the functions, windows and menus are.
This video goes over audio tracks and adding audio clips to them. Plus, how to edit the audio clips with ACID's global pitch and timing.
Here, you?ll learn how to record audio to an audio track.
In this video, you'll now explore the audio editing capabilities of ACID.
Take a look at the Chopper Feature and how it can be used to edit and manipulate your audio clips.
Discover the Clip Properties Window and how it can be used to further edit your audio clip pitching and timing amounts, as well as how it works globally within the project.
Now take a look at the Mixing Console Windows and get familiar where everything is, such as the Inputs, Outputs, Inserts, and Sends.
In this video, Gary shows you how to add audio effects to your tracks, plus how the effect chaining order works.
Here we take a look at how to set up a send effect, such as a reverb send effect that can be used for multiple tracks.
Now explore Bus Inputs and how to use this to create Bus Outputs, plus how to use bus processing.
Gary now reveals the new Essential FX Suite which is included in ACID, and what it can do.
This video takes a look at the new Analog Modeling Track, which emulates a Tube compressor, great for warming up your audio.
See how to use the amp emulation effect, Vandal in ACID on your tracks.
Gary now moves into the MIDI functionality of ACID, starting off with how to setup your MIDI devices.
The next step is to create MIDI tracks, and assign instruments to them. See how in this video.
This video shows you how to record MIDI data to a MIDI Track.
This video goes over all the MIDI editing functionality you have in ACID.
Gary now gives you a tour of the included Instruments bundled with ACID, plus quick demos on them.
Watch how to get ACID to recognize your installed 3rd party effects and instruments, so that you can use them within ACID.
Gary now goes over how to automate your tracks, and their effects and instruments. You'll also see how to change the modes, and how to write automation on the fly during playback.
Gary wraps up the series by showing you how to export out your finished song for all the world to hear.
In this Groove3 video tutorial series, DAW pro Gary Hiebner delivers a video collection designed for the new ACID Pro 8 user! Learn everything you need to know to get started with ACID Pro 8, all the way through exporting your first song for everyone to hear.
Gary starts by welcoming you and then gives an introduction to ACID Pro, the outstanding features off the software, and the different versions available. You'll then see how to install the program and its additional content, as well as setting up your audio device, making getting started a breeze.
Next, Gary covers the important ACID Pro basics such as navigating the interface, adding audio clips to your project, recording audio to tracks, editing clips, clip properties, and using Chopper, the built-in audio editor which makes cutting and splicing your audio fast and fun.
Moving on you'll explore topics like using the mixing console, adding audio effects to sculpt your sound, setting up and using send effects and bus sends, using the Essential FX Suite and Analog Modeling Track, and much more.
MIDI is up next and Gary shows you everything from the beginning, so you can create MIDI tracks and record to them and edit them till your heart's content! He finishes up the video series with tutorials on the included instruments, installing 3rd party effects and instruments, using automation, and exporting out your song so you can release it into the wild.
See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you're new to ACID Pro and want to get started fast, this is definitely the video collection to watch... Get "ACID Pro 8 Explained" today!
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