Mark takes a look at the WaveLab 8 User Interface and various installation options as well as showing how to set initial General Window Layout preferences.
User Interface First Look7:33
In the first of two tutorials, learn how the User Interface is broken down into specific areas that provide distinct audio editing functions.
User Interface Pt. 212:50
Following on from the previous tutorial, specific functions such as the two parallel audio editing displays are investigated. In addition, methods of navigation are explored at various zoom levels.
Exploring the Workspaces8:02
See how the WaveLab 8 concept of workspaces operates to allow multiple view functions.
Following on from the workspace concept introduced previously, learn how to adapt workspaces for ease of use.
Central Window Switcher5:03
Mark shows how to take advantage of the Central Window Switcher to quickly switch between specific audio editing tasks.
Floating Window Switcher6:28
Mark takes a look at the floating window switcher and the global preference settings to engage its use.
File Browser Window9:31
Discover the ease at which you can organize and access your files from within the integrated File Browser panel.
Single & Multiple Files10:16
By continuing to look at the integrated File Browser, see the process of opening single or multiple files whilst utilizing and taking advantage of recently used files.
Discover how to edit the fundamental aspect of audio editing by selecting specific audio ranges; whether it’s the whole file or specific short areas.
Learn how to adapt and use the playback buttons and how to relocate them as desired. Mark also shows further methods of zooming in our out of an audio file.
Audio Range Dialogue9:41
Mark demonstrates how to utilize markers in combination with the Audio Range tools to edit specific range areas within an audio file.
The use of Quick Buttons facilitates an accelerated workflow and is investigated in this tutorial. Additionally, being able to relocate them to a user defined location is looked at.
Navigating with Markers6:19
Learn how to take advantage of user determined markers to quickly move to specific locations within a file.
Peak File Preferences8:05
Discover what Peak Files are and how to keep or delete them as necessary.
Audio File Editing Pt. 17:48
See how to combat problems with an audio file and edit it by deleting specific areas, replacing with silence, adjusting the gain, fast mute and using fades.
Audio File Editing Pt. 28:02
Expanding on what we saw in the previous tutorial, here learn how to optimize the audio level with normalizing. Additionally, by using generic markers see how to easily delete an unwanted section from a song.
WaveLab 8 contains many integrated functions or processes that allow precise and swift audio editing and correction in combination with markers. See processes such as the Loudness Normalizer that helps ‘even out’ the average audio level.
Error Detection & Correction8:35
By looking at the Error and Detection facility, see how to semi automatically detect and correct digital clicks within an audio file.
As a follow up to the previous tutorial, learn how to use Plug-Ins to automatically remove clicks within a file. In addition, the Effects area is investigated in detail.
Learn how to organize plug-ins so that they display conveniently for the user’s preferred method of working.
Master Section & Dithering8:35
Discover the Master Section and how specific effects can be used here such as dithering prior to exporting to a new file.
Get a preview to the parallel Groove 3 course on WaveLab’s Audio Montage function.
Join Steinberg guru Mark Struthers as he shows you how to edit audio and more in Steinberg's powerful audio editor and mastering application WaveLab, and gain the knowledge needed to get the most out of this feature rich application.
Mark begins with a detailed look at the WaveLab 8 interface, workspaces and windows. From there, Mark reveals the deeper functions of the quick buttons, playback buttons and markers before jumping into the main attraction, audio editing.
Mark then gets into editing, with tutorials on deleting specific areas, replacing with silence, adjusting gain, using fast mutes, normalization, fades and much more. Watch as Mark explains how to detect and correct clicks in your audio, organize and use plug-ins within WaveLab, and how the mastering section and dithering works and more.
If WaveLab is in your audio editing arsenal, then this series is a must see... Watch "Editing Audio with WaveLab" today.
Submitted 2 months ago
This tutorial was awesome and to the point!!! So sad that stevemarchant appears to be illiterate. Perhaps he has a learning disability that makes it hard for him to understand information that is being presented. Whatever the reason for his shortsighted review, I really liked it, the narrator gave a clear and concise explanation of the workings of this cool plugin.
I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist, Musician, Beat Maker, FL Studio, Cubase
Submitted 1 year ago
I wa really looking forward to learning about WaveLab but he the narrative of this video is extreeeeeeeeemly anoying in that the author has edited out all the natural pauses that occur when in normal speech. I really can not bear to listen to any more. I will look for courses by other major re natural sounding authors.
Submitted 1 year ago
Great introduction to WaveLab
Really glad that I found this video series. Explains a lot about the interface. It is a bit slow and overly in depth on file managing at the beginning, but less so toward the end. Would have liked more of the slow in depth stuff at the end. Albeit, this video was invaluable to me to see WaveLab working.
I am a: Professional, Musician
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