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ACID Pro 8 Explained®

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    Introduction

    Gary welcomes you and gives an introduction to ACID, the outstanding features off the software, and the different versions available.

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    Downloading & Installing

    See how to download and install the ACID DAW on your computer.

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    Installing the Additional Content

    ACID comes bundled with 9GB of extra Audio Content. This video shows you how to install it.

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    Setting Up Your Audio Device

    Learn how to set up your audio device within the ACID software.

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    Navigating the Interface

    In this video, Gary shows you around the interface and where all the functions, windows and menus are.

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    Adding Audio Clips to your Project

    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.

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    Recording Audio to Tracks

    Here, you?ll learn how to record audio to an audio track.

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    Editing Clips

    In this video, you'll now explore the audio editing capabilities of ACID.

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    Using Chopper

    Take a look at the Chopper Feature and how it can be used to edit and manipulate your audio clips.

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    Clip Properties

    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.

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    Viewing the Mixing Console

    Now take a look at the Mixing Console Windows and get familiar where everything is, such as the Inputs, Outputs, Inserts, and Sends.

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    Adding Audio Effects

    In this video, Gary shows you how to add audio effects to your tracks, plus how the effect chaining order works.

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    Setting Up Send Effects

    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.

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    Using Bus Sends

    Now explore Bus Inputs and how to use this to create Bus Outputs, plus how to use bus processing.

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    The Essential FX Suite

    Gary now reveals the new Essential FX Suite which is included in ACID, and what it can do.

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    Analog Modeling Track

    This video takes a look at the new Analog Modeling Track, which emulates a Tube compressor, great for warming up your audio.

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    Taking a Look at Vandal SE

    See how to use the amp emulation effect, Vandal in ACID on your tracks.

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    Setting Up Your MIDI Device

    Gary now moves into the MIDI functionality of ACID, starting off with how to setup your MIDI devices.

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    Creating MIDI Tracks

    The next step is to create MIDI tracks, and assign instruments to them. See how in this video.

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    Recording to a MIDI Track

    This video shows you how to record MIDI data to a MIDI Track.

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    Editing MIDI Clips

    This video goes over all the MIDI editing functionality you have in ACID.

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    The Included Instruments

    Gary now gives you a tour of the included Instruments bundled with ACID, plus quick demos on them.

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    Installing 3rd Party Effects & Instruments

    Watch how to get ACID to recognize your installed 3rd party effects and instruments, so that you can use them within ACID.

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    Using Automation

    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.

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    Exporting Out Your Song

    Gary wraps up the series by showing you how to export out your finished song for all the world to hear.

Product Overview


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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TheShatz
Submitted 6 months ago

Great run through of Acid Pro 8.0!

Very helpful tutorial on most of the main features of Acid Pro 8.0! Everything is very well explained, very clear and easy to understand! New and even experienced Acid Pro users will get something out of this tutorial for sure. Great job, well done, and I hope the author will create some more Acid Pro 8.0 tutorials in the future! Awesome!


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TheShatz
Submitted 6 months ago

Great run through of Acid Pro 8.0!

Very helpful tutorial on most of the main features of Acid Pro 8.0! Everything is very well explained, very clear and easy to understand! New and even experienced Acid Pro users will get something out of this tutorial for sure. Great job, well done, and I hope the author will create some more Acid Pro 8.0 tutorials in the future! Awesome!

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Gary Hiebner is a sound designer and music composer from South Africa who has worked in new media such as music and sound for TV and online games. He has worked through a multitude of different audio software, and through this found a passion for teaching how to use the different types of audio software that are available on the market. Gary is a firm believer that audio software has its place in the creative field and using them as tools you can get different results which you might not have ever imagined in your compositions and productions.

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ACID Pro 8 Explained® is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great run through of Acid Pro 8.0! Very helpful tutorial on most of the main features of Acid Pro 8.0! Everything is very well explained, very clear and easy to understand! New and even experienced Acid Pro users will get something out of this tutorial for sure. Great job, well done, and I hope the author will create some more Acid Pro 8.0 tutorials in the future! Awesome!
Date published: 2018-09-17
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