RX Tutorial

iZotope RX 3 Explained®

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Chapter 1 : Introduction

  • Introduction 3:38


    In this video Mike outlines why applications like iZotope RX 3 are needed in an increasing noisy world with examples of the kinds of problems iZotope RX 3 can be used for. Mike also covers the different formats RX3 comes in, RX 3 or RX 3 Advanced; plug-in or Stand Alone.

  • User Interface 13:28

    User Interface

    Mike goes through the key parts of the graphical user interface and tools in iZotope RX 3.

  • Waveform and Spectrogram Display 13:15

    Waveform and Spectrogram Display

    In this video Mike explains how to understand and interpret the waveform and spectrogram display in iZotope RX 3.

  • Settings 12:48


    Mike shows how to configure RX 3 with your interface and how to use and reconfigure keyboard shortcuts.

  • Recording into RX 3 3:54

    Recording into RX 3

    Join Mike as he takes you through a new feature in RX 3 where you can record audio directly into RX 3.

  • Saving Files 4:56

    Saving Files

    Mike demonstrates using the new RX 3 document format and the RX 3 Advanced feature to export history as an XML file.

  • Markers and Regions 5:04

    Markers and Regions

    In this video Mike shows how to use markers and regions in RX 3 to help navigate around projects.

Chapter 2 : Treating Noisy Audio

  • Denoise Pt. 1 14:34

    Denoise Pt. 1

    Mike explains and demonstrates the Denoise module in action by cleaning up a hissy recording.

  • Denoise Pt. 2 10:18

    Denoise Pt. 2

    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the features of the Denoise module that are only available in RX 3 Advanced including the Adaptive mode and the Advanced Settings.

  • Denoise Pt. 3 9:21

    Denoise Pt. 3

    Mike shows how to use the Denoiser as a plug-in in Pro Tools.

  • Dialog Denoiser 5:07

    Dialog Denoiser

    Mike shows how to use the new Dialog Denoiser in RX3 Advanced to treat audio in real time with no latency as a plug-in in Pro Tools.

Chapter 3 : Treating Distortion

  • Distortion Pt. 1 6:25

    Distortion Pt. 1

    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the Declip module in action with an overloaded recording on a speedboat.

  • Distortion Pt. 2 4:16

    Distortion Pt. 2

    Mike shows how to use the Declick and Deconstruct modules to reduce other kinds of distortion.

Chapter 4 : Treating Hum and Buzz

  • Remove Hum Pt. 1 12:16

    Remove Hum Pt. 1

    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the Remove Hum module in action with a file that has nearly as much hum as wanted signal.

  • Remove Hum Pt. 2 5:25

    Remove Hum Pt. 2

    Mike explains and demonstrates using the Denoise module to clean up the same recording he used with the Remove Hum module.

Chapter 5 : Spectral Repair

  • Spectral Repair Pt. 1 12:29

    Spectral Repair Pt. 1

    In this video Mike gives an overview of how to use the Spectral Repair module.

  • Spectral Repair Pt. 2 11:29

    Spectral Repair Pt. 2

    Mike demonstrates the Spectral Repair module in action treating sudden sounds like whistles in a concert, bike bells, camera shutter sounds and mic pops.

  • Spectral Repair Pt. 3 7:15

    Spectral Repair Pt. 3

    Mike shows how to use Spectral Repair as a plug-in in Pro Tools.

Chapter 6 : Restoration

  • Vinyl 7:40


    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the Declick and Decrackle module in action with a very scratched vinyl record.

  • Tape 13:37


    Mike shows how to use the Channel Operations module and the Denoise module to fix a poor quality recording with azimuth and noise problems.

  • Clicks 4:36


    Watch as Mike shows other uses for the Declick module removing mouth clicks, and clicks from excessive use of a plectrum on Bass and acoustic guitar.

  • Dereverb 10:16


    Mike explores how to use the new RX 3 Advanced Deverb module to treat recordings made in different reverberant spaces.

Chapter 7 : The Deconstruct Module

  • Deconstruct 5:48


    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates that the RX 3 Advanced Deconstruct module is great for sound design as well as restoration by separating the breath and wind sounds from the tonal sounds in a flute recording and then separating the different components in a clock chiming.

Chapter 8 : Signal Processing Modules

  • Gain 3:17


    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the Gain module in action adjusting the gain of a clip and adding a fade in and fade out too.

  • EQ 7:17


    Mike explains and demonstrates the EQ module in action showing the different types of EQ and how they affect the sound.

  • Channel Operations Pt. 1 10:03

    Channel Operations Pt. 1

    In this video Mike explores and demonstrates the Mixing and Phase tabs in the Channel Operations module.

  • Channel Operations Pt. 2 5:16

    Channel Operations Pt. 2

    In this video Mike explains the RX 3 Advanced feature for Center Channel Extraction.

  • Spectrum Analyser 7:13

    Spectrum Analyser

    Mike explains and demonstrates the Spectrum Analyser module in action in their different modes.

  • Plug-In Hosting 8:03

    Plug-In Hosting

    Mike shows the Plug-in Hosting module in action by processing a file using Nectar inside iZotope RX 3.

  • Time and Pitch 13:30

    Time and Pitch

    Mike explains and demonstrates the RX3 Advanced Time and Pitch module in action by pitch shifting a male voice and how to change the intonation and create vari-speed effects with the Time & Pitch module.

  • Resample - Advanced Only 6:27

    Resample - Advanced Only

    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the Resample module in action by taking a 192 KHz sample rate file and down sampling it down to 44.1KHz and handling the aliasing.

  • Dither 8:32


    In this final video, Mike explains and demonstrates the Dither module in action, why Dither is important and how to reduce the bit depth of a file correctly.

Product Overview

iZotope RX 3, the next generation of sound repair and restoration software has arrived! RX 3 master Mike Thornton (Mr RX It) reveals every feature and function of this in-depth industry standard solution, and shows RX 3 in action on real-world audio examples for a complete understanding of the RX 3 package. Wether you use the regular or "Advanced" version, this is the most comprehensive RX 3 video series available, so learn it right the first time, or just take your existing knowledge to the next level.

Mike begins with the important basics of RX 3 as well as common uses for the software suite. Mike covers all the different display modes, setting up your interface with RX 3, recording directly into RX 3 and how to save files and use markers and regions. Next, Mike takes you through how to treat noisy audio, distortion, hum and buzz, using spectral repair to deal with annoying noises, as well as restoration techniques for recording on vinyl or tape.

Mike covers how to use the RX 3 plug-ins in your favourite DAW as well as the brand new modules in RX3 Advanced - Dereverb and Dialog Denoiser modules and plug-ins. along the way, Mike goes deep into the "Deconstruct Module" showing you how it's great for both sound design and restoration alike. Wrapping up the series, Mike explains all of the different signal processing utility modules all with audio examples, so you know and hear just what each of them can do.

If you're new to RX 3 or just want to understand it inside out, spend some time with "Mr RX It" Mike Thornton, he'll show you all you need to know and then some... Watch "iZotope RX 3

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