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Sonnox Pro-Codec Explained®

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    Tutorial 1



    In this video Mike outlines the workflow and the three modes the Pro-Codec can function in. Also covered is the range of hosts that Pro-Codec will work with and in this course Mike will be using Pro Tools. The information however applies to any DAW using the plug-in.

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    Tutorial 2

    Which Codec to Use?


    Mike gives and in-depth explanation of the different codecs, both lossy and lossless and the pros & cons for each one.

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    Tutorial 3

    Overview Pt. 1


    In this video Mike shows how the different sections of the Online section of Pro-Codec work.

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    Tutorial 4

    Overview Pt. 2


    Mike continues his in-depth overview of the Pro-Codec plug-in.

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    Tutorial 5

    Online Worked Example Pt. 1


    In this video Mike undertakes to demonstrate how to use the plug-in in the Online mode with multiple Codecs, showing how to create perceptually encoded files in real-time.

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    Tutorial 6

    Online Worked Example Pt. 2


    Mike continues to demonstrate how to use the Pro-Codec plug-in with multiple codecs in real-time.

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    Tutorial 7

    Online or Offline?


    In this video Mike shows the pros and cons of using Pro-Codec in Offline or Online Mode.

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    Tutorial 8

    Offline Worked Example


    In this video Mike explores how to use the plug-in in the Offline mode with multiple Codecs, showing how to create perceptually encoded files from existing files.

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    Tutorial 9

    Decode Mode


    In this Video Mike explains how to use Pro-Codec in Offline Decoding mode to convert perceptually encoded files that the host doesn't support.

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    Tutorial 10

    Preset Management & Metadata


    This video covers the management of presets and session data handling, including internal data, other data and the preset manager, as well as how the Pro-Codec plug-in handles metadata.

Presented by Pro-Tools-Expert.com leader Mike Thornton, this collection of in-depth video tutorials will completely reveal all there is to know about the indispensable Sonnox Pro-Codec plug-in.

Mike starts with the basics such as what the plug-in does, its workflow and modes, which codec to use, and a detailed GUI overview. He then shows you how to use the plug-in with multiple codecs running for different applications and the pros and cons of Offline and Online modes. Mike wraps up the series with important preset and session data management tips.

If you publish audio for the web, iTunes or just make MP3's for your iPod, this plug-in and series is a must have... Watch "Sonnox Pro-Codec Explained" today.

Submitted 1 year ago

very helpful...

Once more Groove3 has explain it to me again.

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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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Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very helpful... Once more Groove3 has explain it to me again.
Date published: 2017-03-22