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iZotope RX 2 Explained®

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    Tutorial 1

    Introduction

    3:48

    In this video Mike outlines why applications like iZotope RX 2 are needed in an increasing noisy world, with examples of the kinds of problems iZotope RX 2 can be used for. He also covers the different formats RX 2 comes in, RX 2 or RX 2 Advanced; plug-in or Stand Alone.

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    Tutorial 2

    User Interface

    9:34

    In this video you'll learn the key parts of the graphical user interface in iZotope RX 2.

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    Tutorial 3

    Menus

    10:34

    In this video you'll discover the functions in the menus in iZotope RX 2.

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    Tutorial 4

    Waveform & Spectrogram Display

    11:11

    See how to understand and interpret the waveform and spectrogram display in iZotope RX 2.

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    Tutorial 5

    Compare Settings

    4:55

    In this video Mike explains two different ways of comparing settings in iZotope RX 2.

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    Tutorial 6

    Shortcuts

    8:24

    Watch how to use and reconfigure keyboard shortcuts in iZotope RX 2.

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    Tutorial 7

    Declip

    4:39

    Mike explains and demonstrates the Declip module, with an overloaded recording on a speedboat.

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    Tutorial 8

    Declick & Decrackle

    7:06

    Get an explanation and demonstration of the Declick & Decrackle module in action, with a very scratched vinyl record.

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    Tutorial 9

    Remove Hum

    9:02

    See the Remove Hum module, with a file that has nearly as much hum as wanted signal.

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    Tutorial 10

    Denoise Pt. 1

    7:58

    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the Denoise module, by cleaning up a hissy recording.

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    Tutorial 11

    Denoise Pt. 2

    4:54

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

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    Tutorial 12

    Denoise Pt. 3

    12:11

    Explore the the features in the Denoise module that are only in RX 2 Advanced by continuing to clean up the recording from the Remove Hum module.

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    Tutorial 13

    Spectral Repair Pt. 1

    11:17

    Discover how to use the Spectral Repair module.

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    Tutorial 14

    Spectral Repair Pt. 2

    11:28

    Explore the Spectral Repair module and see it in action, taking out a cycle bell from an exterior voiceover and removing a mic pop from an interview.

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    Tutorial 15

    Gain

    3:08

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

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    Tutorial 16

    EQ

    8:46

    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the EQ module by showing the different types of EQ and how they affect the sound.

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    Tutorial 17

    Channel Ops

    10:57

    See the Channel Ops module in action, adjusting the stereo width of a file, using phase rotation to sum a stereo file and the RX 2 Advanced feature for correcting azimuth on a tape recording.

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    Tutorial 18

    Spectrum Analyzer

    5:41

    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the Spectrum Analyzer module in action in there different modes.

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    Tutorial 19

    Resample

    6:04

    Advanced Only -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 alaising correctly.

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    Tutorial 20

    Dither

    7:36

    See the Dither module in action, why Dither is important and how to reduce the bit depth of a file correctly.

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    Tutorial 21

    Plug-In Hosting

    3:35

    Explore the Plug-in Hosting module by processing a file using Nectar inside iZotope RX 2.

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    Tutorial 22

    Time / Pitch

    7:47

    In this video Mike explains and demonstrates the Time/Pitch module by pitch shifting a male voice, and demonstrates the Compare Settings, as there is no Preview option with this module.

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    Tutorial 23

    Deconstruct

    3:20

    Mike explains and demonstrates the Deconstruct module by separating the breath and wind sounds from the tonal sounds in a flute recording.

iZotope RX 2 is hands down one of the best and most complete audio repair toolkits on the market, enabling you to remove noise, hiss, buzz and hum, eliminate clicks and crackle, restore clipped audio, visually select and suppress unwanted sounds, resynthesize missing audio and much more.

Presented by Pro-Tools-Expert.com leader Mike Thornton, this collection of in-depth video tutorials will demystify all that is RX 2, giving you the knowledge to repair, enhance or manipulate, any audio you come by.

Mike starts at the beginning, with a detailed introduction to RX 2 and why it's so badly needed in today's audio world. Next, he covers the user interface, menus, and waveform and spectrogram displays. Mike then dives into the timesaving Compare Settings and shortcuts. Mike now shows off RX 2's amazing modules and covers them all, such as Declip, Declick & Decrackle and Denoise.

For the next stage, Mike goes into Spectral Repair, the Gain, EQ and Channel Ops modules, followed by using the Spectrum Analyzer. He finally wraps up the awesome series with Resample, Dither, Plug-in Hosting, Time / Pitch Shifting, and the Deconstruct module.

If you use iZotope RX 2 or RX 2 Advanced, this series is a must have. By really knowing all the features and functions, as well as seeing it used on actual audio, there's nothing you won't be able to repair, enhance or manipulate with this amazing software. Get "iZotope RX 2 Explained" today.

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started working with sound doing the theatre productions at school when I was around 14, putting together sound effects tapes for plays and also doing the lighting, completely self taught.

2. What training have you had?

I served an apprenticeship at Marconi's in Essex, England, home of the inventor of radio. I have an ONC & HNC in Electronics and then became their audio test and development engineer.

3. When did you get into recording?

When I was at school but I got a lot more serious when I was in Essex becoming chief Engineer of Hospital Radio Chelmsford, as well as providing sound services for the 'Am Dram' scene in Chelmsford.

4. People you have worked with/for?

Acoustic tracks for The Alarm, albums for Fairground Attraction, whilst I was at Piccadilly Radio in Manchester. Since then I have made so much programming for BBC Radio as well as OBs for ITV in the UK. I was the first person to do a live Dolby Surround transmission in the UK.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I have been training folk on Pro Tools since it was v2.5. 4 tracks on a good day with a following wind. People say I am patient and can explain techy stuff simply. I am also a media apprenticeship mentor and assessor for a variety of schemes here in Manchester, England where I am based.

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