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Sound Forge Pro 11 for Windows Explained®

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    Introduction (3:04)


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    Setting Up Sound Forge (5:11)


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    The Workspace (9:19)


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    Recording in Sound Forge (8:21)


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    Editing & Processing Audio Pt. 1 (9:00)


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    Editing & Processing Audio Pt. 2 (9:03)


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    Markers & Regions (8:27)


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    Plug-Ins & FX Management (12:11)


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    Envelopes & Automation (4:09)


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    Looping & Sampling (13:19)


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    Mastering & Restoration (11:45)


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    Disc Authoring (9:11)


Few audio editors have the power and reputation of Sound Forge Pro 11 for Windows. In this in-depth video tutorial series, studio guru Dave Askew shows you how to get the most out of this editing and sound design platform.

Dave starts by explaining why Sound Forge is considered one of the most beloved audio swiss army knives available today. Then he goes right into setup and how to use the Workspace to customize your user experience.

With the user interface covered, Dave demonstrates how to record audio using Sound Forge, and then explores the editing and processing tools available to you.

Next, Dave shows you how to use markers and regions to keep your project organized, and how to add and manage third-party plug-ins to Sound Forge Pro 11.

Moving on, you’ll learn all about envelopes and automation allowing you to automate effects in Sound Forge for even more creative possibilities.

Wrapping it up, Dave gives you practical situations in which you can use Sound Forge Pro 11, including looping and sampling, mastering and restoration, as well as for disc authoring.

Whether you’re new to Sound Forge Pro or an experienced user looking for advanced techniques, watch “Sound Forge Pro 11 for Windows Explained today”!


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701 Morgan St.
Submitted 1 year ago

Quite a good overview!

I received Sound Forge Pro 11 as part of the Samplitude Pro X3 Suite and was not certain what I would do with it, since Samplitude is itself such a powerful and versatile piece of software. Now I see many use cases for which the best tool would indeed be Sound Forge! I definitely recommend this one for other owners of Samplitude Pro X3 Suite. Highlights are the reusable effects chains, the reusable window layouts, the sample and loop editing tools, the Sample Rate Converters and Mono/Stereo mode converters, the many editing tools, playlists AND cut-lists, great metering options for mastering, powerful restoration tools and CD burning tools. NOT covered that I wish received some attention was the advanced CD tools like ISRC inclusion, the surround tools (including Dolby Surround exports), and the other media burning tools. But this course got me rolling and comfortable with the program, so - five stars from me!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Audio Engineer, Musician, Sound Designer, Hobbyist

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Submitted 2 years ago

Well organized series

Moves fast but covers the bases while being comprehensible.

I am a: Hobbyist

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I've been a musician since a very early age starting with playing the trumpet, guitar, bass, and piano. Not the drums though, my brother got those genes. I am an excellent finger drummer though to say the least!

2. What training have you had?

For formal training I took regular music lessons in grade school and high school which were fortified with training from private tutors. After school I joined the Army band and went through the Army School of Music as well. I'd like to say that most of what I've learned though came through experience and having hands-on opportunities.

3. When did you get into recording?

During my stay in the Army I was the live sound manager. I loved operating the mixing board but I loathed the 'live' environment. I truly enjoyed making things sound great but I didn't like the fact that there is so little room for error in the live setting. I had wished for more time to invest in being able to make something that sounds ok, turn into something phenomenal. I started by recording our Army band performances on a Yamaha AW1600 for fun, but really enjoyed that I could capture that moment then take my time to make it sound amazing without having to worry about the crowd booing. The rest is history!

4. People you have worked with/for?

A few musical highlights have been running live sound for the President of the US, and doing some on the side tech work for the band Dope. I also was able to work with Virus on one of his side projects. Over the years though my focus has been mainly in customer service and tech, so I've talked with thousands of industry professionals on a daily basis which have truly been too numerous to name individually.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

Growing up I always felt that I spent a lot of time training myself how to do things, but oddly enough I always thought I'd never make a great teacher even though I'm a geek through and through. In the early part of my career I turned down so many opportunities to teach music and engineering. I think part of that came with my own insecurity of not having the formal education that society tells us that we need to succeed. It took a lot of time, practice, and personal education to get me past that hump of feeling confident in trusting that what I taught myself was legit. I've finally reached a point where I feel like I have a lot to offer in terms of knowledge, but most of it has come through investing the time with having the hands on experience that not even formally educated people get sometimes. I truly believe the best way to learn something is to get your hands on it and immerse yourself in every little detail. Groove 3 is a great avenue to be able to share that knowledge.

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Sound Forge Pro 11 for Windows Explained® is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Quite a good overview! I received Sound Forge Pro 11 as part of the Samplitude Pro X3 Suite and was not certain what I would do with it, since Samplitude is itself such a powerful and versatile piece of software. Now I see many use cases for which the best tool would indeed be Sound Forge! I definitely recommend this one for other owners of Samplitude Pro X3 Suite. Highlights are the reusable effects chains, the reusable window layouts, the sample and loop editing tools, the Sample Rate Converters and Mono/Stereo mode converters, the many editing tools, playlists AND cut-lists, great metering options for mastering, powerful restoration tools and CD burning tools. NOT covered that I wish received some attention was the advanced CD tools like ISRC inclusion, the surround tools (including Dolby Surround exports), and the other media burning tools. But this course got me rolling and comfortable with the program, so - five stars from me!
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Well organized series Moves fast but covers the bases while being comprehensible.
Date published: 2016-09-24
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