Insight Tutorial

Insight Explained®

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    In this video Mike provides an overview of Insight and outlines the common elements used in Insight, like accessing presets, scaling, maximizing and minimizing the modules and accessing and using the Options.

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    Level Meters

    In this video goes through the Level Meters module, explaining the different peak & RMS meter options. Next Mike outlines the need for loudness metering and then walks through the loudness metering section of the level meters module.

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    Loudness History Graph

    In this video Mike explains the Loudness History Graph module, how to use it, export loudness history data and loudness overview automation.

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    Stereo Vectorscope

    In this video Mike walks through the Soundfield module in its stereo vectorscope mode, covering the vectorscope modes, balance and correlation meters.

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    Surround Vectorscope

    In this video Mike explains the Soundfield module in its Surround Scope mode, including its settings and correlation alerts.

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    In this video Mike covers the Spectrogram module in both 2d & 3d modes, how to set it up to display what you need to see as well as demonstrating the Meter Tap feature where you can view audio from different sources in the one display.

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    Spectrum Analyzer

    In this video Mike goes through the spectrum analyzer module, how to set it up, adjust the scales and configure it to display problem audio clearly.

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    Preset Manager

    In this final video Mike explains how to use the Preset Manager to quickly reconfigure Insight to different modes, to edit and create your own presets and how to save them and re-order them into folders.

Product Overview

Insight is the amazing new visual metering suite by iZotope. Do you know what you're looking at? Well, contributor Mike Thornton will reveal all its secrets in this in-depth collection of video tutorials and get you using the metering plug-ins like a pro.

Mike begins with a thorough introduction of the plug-in followed by a full look at the Level Meter sections. Next up is the Loudness History Graph and then both Stereo and Surround Vectorscope tutorials. The Spectrogram and Spectrum Analyzer are explained and then Mike wraps up the series with a helpful Preset Manager tutorial designed to turbo boost your workflow.

If you're an engineer, producer or mixer, metering is essential to getting your music and masters just right. Using your ears first is always a good rule, but using your eyes to see potential problems you can't hear, is even better. iZotope Insight is just what the doctor ordered and Mike Thornton delivers the things you need to know about this powerful suite with surgical precision.

See what you've been missing, watch "Insight Explained" today!

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Insight Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 14 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Insight Explained Not a lot to say apart from - Very informative and easy to digest. Highly recommended. Really good value for the money.
Date published: 2019-03-22
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Totally Excellent Mike Thornton's explanation of Insight is honestly as good as it gets. He is a total expert in post-production audio and his explanation of Insight carries that gravitas. After a few hair-raising experiences with new loudness standards and DCP, I decided to invest in Izotope's wonderful Insight plugin. This video has given me everything I was expecting to approach Loudness levels with confidence.
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great in depth look into all the pieces of Insight This course looks into every little aspect of Insight, while describing why you would use it.
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Amazing Lots of possibilities to deal with sonic world. Everything is well integrated giving you every detail over your sound. Easy to use, very legible, paints your sound just in your eyes. If your target is confidence, Insight is the answer. Get it.
Date published: 2017-12-03
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful series! Really easy to understand all of the features of the product. The videos are done in a clear, straightforward manner that really breaks down the different sections of the plug-in and explain each one clearly.
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Good overview This certainly goes over the controls and functions very adequately. Brief tutorials on how to fix problem areas would be a great enhancement to this video.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Insight Mike goes all the way in this series
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great overview Great overview of this very powerful meter. Learned a lot about some items I hadn't come across yet. Reinforced some of the basics.
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Nice Very clear and complete review of program.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great overview! Fully explained with a fair bit of detail...only piece missing is that I wish there would be updated info and presets for todays loudness standards with Spotify, YouTube etc...but I guess you can make your own preset...well done!
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Insight what do I do with this info?? great education. I guess this really is meant for a pro. A hobby guy like me has no idea what to do with these measurements or how to fix them if out of range?? help!!
Date published: 2016-09-24
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from If levels are the need some Insight! Excellent and thorough overview of the features of this powerful Metering plugin suite
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from just what i needed this video has been a great help in understanding this amazing plug-in
Date published: 2016-05-01
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Covers all the features All of the controls and features were explained very clearly. My only complaint was that I wanted some real-world examples. It would have been nice to hear some actual audio while watching the meters and point out what is happening an why. Also, even though I am not producing video, a hands-on tutorial of a video segment with some audio problems being dealt with would have made this review four stars.
Date published: 2016-03-17
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