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Melodyne 2 Explained®

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Chapter 1 : Getting Started

  • DAW Plug-In 8:47

    DAW Plug-In

    See how to transfer audio into the plug-in version of Melodyne Editor from within a host DAW.

  • Stand Alone 7:12

    Stand Alone

    Discover the different ways of bringing audio into the stand-alone version of Melodyne Editor, and the different formats available when saving it for the first time.

  • Recording in Melodyne 7:52

    Recording in Melodyne

    Learn how to record audio directly into the stand-alone version and either have Melodyne Editor calculate the tempo based on the material, or place it in relation to a predetermined tempo grid.

Chapter 2 : Navigate and Select

  • Navigating the GUI 8:41

    Navigating the GUI

    Explore how to navigate the timeline, scroll and zoom the display in various ways, and set up cycle playback in both the stand-alone and plug-in version of Melodyne Editor.

  • View Options 6:00

    View Options

    Watch how the different view options affects the display of information in Melodyne Editor.

  • The Time Grid 5:54

    The Time Grid

    See how the different time grid settings influence the horizontal movement and positioning of blobs.

  • The Pitch Grid 7:31

    The Pitch Grid

    Discover how to set up the vertical pitch grid so that moving notes snaps them to either the nearest semitone, the nearest scale tone, or independently.

  • Selection Techniques 4:51

    Selection Techniques

    Learn some different ways of establishing selections based on either pitch or position within Melodyne Editor.

  • Copying Notes 7:04

    Copying Notes

    Explore how copying and pasting single or multiple notes can be used to either insert new notes or replace existing ones.

Chapter 3 : Editing

  • Detection & Correction 9:12

    Detection & Correction

    Watch how to use note assignment mode to correct any incorrect assumptions made by Melodyne’s detection algorithms after audio has been transferred and analyzed. Using DNA (Direct Note Access) is also shown and explained.

  • Mighty Macros 8:36

    Mighty Macros

    See how the pitch and time macros are used to correct either multiple or all notes simultaneously.

  • Editing Tools Pt. 1 7:08

    Editing Tools Pt. 1

    Discover how the main tool and pitch tool function differently depending on where they are positioned over each blob.

  • Editing Tools Pt. 2 8:08

    Editing Tools Pt. 2

    Learn how the modulation, drift, formant, and amplitude tools can be used to influence the characteristics of individual or multiple notes simultaneously.

  • Editing Tools Pt. 3 5:28

    Editing Tools Pt. 3

    Explore about the timing tool and note separation tool’s dedicated functions.

Chapter 4 : Melodyne Specifics

  • Plug-In Specifics 8:16

    Plug-In Specifics

    Watch how to automate, manage tempo changes, and handle file management in the plug-in version of Melodyne Editor.

  • Stand-Alone Specifics 6:06

    Stand-Alone Specifics

    See how to correct Melodyne’s tempo interpretation in the stand-alone version of Melodyne Editor.

  • Studio Editor Pt. 1 7:14

    Studio Editor Pt. 1

    Discover how the edit window of Melodyne Studio is both similar and different from Melodyne Editor.

  • Studio Editor Pt. 2 8:45

    Studio Editor Pt. 2

    Learn some different ways of copying notes to new arrangement tracks both from the edit window and the arrangement window.

Chapter 5 : Advanced Usage

  • Melody Manager & Compound Notes 7:03

    Melody Manager & Compound Notes

    Explore the Melody Manager's file browser auditioning functions, and see how compound notes are used to gain control and nuance over sustained notes.

  • Tweaking the Analysis 11:06

    Tweaking the Analysis

    Not happy with the way Melodyne Studio has analyzed your audio? See how to tweak the detection parameters and use correction mode to fine tune the results.

  • Setup & Export 9:35

    Setup & Export

    Watch how to set the scale and tuning parameters of an entire arrangement, as well as how to trigger and export the analyzed files as MIDI data, or as audio files.

  • Tempo Changes 7:31

    Tempo Changes

    See how to create and add tempo changes into Melodyne Studio automatically, manually or using the tempo tapping function.

  • Melodyne Bridge 7:34

    Melodyne Bridge

    Discover how to use Melodyne Bridge as a plug-in inside a host DAW to transfer multiple tracks of audio and establish two-way communication with Melodyne Studio.

  • Using Rewire 7:03

    Using Rewire

    Learn how to set up Rewire for easy two-way communication and routing between Melodyne Studio and a DAW.

Chapter 6 : Arrange, Record and Mix

  • Arrangement Window Pt. 1 8:28

    Arrangement Window Pt. 1

    Explore how to work with tracks and markers and how to offset pitch, formants, and tempo globally for the entire arrangement.

  • Arrangement Window Pt. 2 6:55

    Arrangement Window Pt. 2

    Watch how the advanced selection and 'paste special' commands make for some creative uses, and how to scrub and edit in Melodyne Studio using a MIDI controller.

  • Recording & Mixing 8:01

    Recording & Mixing

    See how to use Melodyne Studio for recording and punching-in, as well as some basic mixing functions.

Chapter 7 : 2.0 Update

  • The Time Handle Tool 6:44

    The Time Handle Tool

    See how the new time handle tool is used to influence the evolution of a note. Different stages of a note can be stretched or shortened without affecting its overall timing or duration.

  • Attack Speed Tool 6:06

    Attack Speed Tool

    Learn how to use the new attack speed tool to either sharpen or soften that tack portion of a note without influencing the timing or anchor position in relation to the musical grid.

  • General Improvements 5:19

    General Improvements

    Explore some of the general useful workflow and display enhancements in Melodyne 2.0.

  • Pitch Grid & Scales 9:02

    Pitch Grid & Scales

    Discover the new pitch grid and scale editor functions. See how to use the reference pitch ruler to set alternate tunings, the scale ruler to select tonic notes and modes, and the scale editor for choosing alternate scales.

  • Editing & Creating Scales 5:58

    Editing & Creating Scales

    Learn about Melodyne 2.0’s new Mode ruler and Tuning ruler and see how they are used to edit and create custom scales with custom intervals and alternate tunings.

  • Scale Detective 3:41

    Scale Detective

    Explore Scale Detective and see how it is used to tweak the analysis based on either selected notes or all notes. Chromatic non-scale tones can optionally be included in the pitch grid, and custom bottom and top scale ranges can be applied.

  • Rewire & Melodyne Singletrack 9:03

    Rewire & Melodyne Singletrack

    Learn how to use Rewire to route audio from the stand-alone version of Melodyne Singletrack into your DAW.

Product Overview


Updated for version 2.0 and presented by DAW and Plug-In pro Eli Krantzberg, this in-depth collection dedicated to Celemony Melodyne is a 'must have' if you're just getting into the world-standard of pitch and time correction, or just want to deepen your understanding of it.

Eli takes you from the very beginning all the way to advanced usage of Melodyne including topics such as window overviews, editing tools, using DNA (Direct Note Access) pitch and time grids, the different versions of Melodyne, advanced routing to and from your DAW, plug-in mode, tempo changes, practical usage and so much more.

In today's 'hyper real' studio productions, you need to stay current with all the latest DAW tools to make your tracks shine. Celemony Melodyne is hands down one of the most used software packages and to get the most out of it, you need to learn it inside and out. Get Melodyne Explained today and conquer pitch and time!


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