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MacAudioLab.com, makers of Mac audio tutorials, has released a comprehensive and cost-effective tutorial for MOTU Digital Performer 3. "The Complete Digital Performer 3 Series" is a 5 CD-ROM set that covers over 5 hours of in-depth video tutorials on Digital Performer. The CDs are cross-platform and can be viewed in a large Quicktime window format -- up to a 720X480 window. PDF documentation accompanies the CD-ROMs for a searchable archive of topics as well as where to find them on the CD-ROM.
Beginning CD Chapters cover: Project Files/Folders Control Panel Saving & Loading Projects/Files Mini-menus Mixing Board functions Grouping Assigning MIDI controllers to the Mixing Board Insert Effects Polar Printing Effects in Polar Remote Control of Polar Recording Audio & MIDI Input Filter Input Quantize Selections Primer Smart Selections Windows Overview Window Functions Keyboard Shortcut Commands Working with Time Formats Looping Repeating Creating a Window Set Commands Window MIDI Commands Shortcuts Mac Keyboard Command Shortcuts.
Intermediate CD chapters cover: Intro to Audio Effects DC Notch Trim Sonic Modulator Ring Modulator Processing with Side Chains Dynamics Control tricks Quan Jr. Trigger MasterWorks Compressor MasterWorks Gate MasterWorks Limiter Explaining Dithering Bouncing to Disk Fades Crossfades Splice Points Creating & Editing Multiple Fades Markers Using Markers with Film Recording Hits DSP Primer Timescaling Audio Transposing Audio Spectral Effects Soundbites & DSP Sequence Editor Sync Points Event Flags Graphic Editor Overview Zooming Techniques Scrubbing Audio Waveform Editor Loops Mode.
Advanced CD chapters covers: Chunks, Songs Set End Times Loading Chunks Creating Songs Drum Editor Display modes & Drum Editing Tools FreeMIDI Setup Custom Icons MIDI Menu MIDI Effects Native Instruments FM7 setup in DP3 Native Instruments Battery setup in DP3 setting up Battery in the Drum Editor OMS Setting up Reason in DP3 Communicating w/ OMS devices Patchlist Manager Entering Patches Manually Radikal Technologies SAC 2.2 Video.
Bonus CD Chapters covers: Dolby Labs presents Surround Sound in DP3 Mixing in Surround Working with Quicktime Movies Conductor Track SynchroArts Vocalign KOL RealVerb Mixing Automation Metric Halo ChannelStrip Audio Ease Nautilus Bundle Audio Ease Altiverb IK Multimedia SampleTank XL Antares Auto-Tune Antares Mic Modeler Quick Start Addendum and more..
"The Complete Digital Performer 3 Series" CD-ROM series is available directly from the company's website for $95.
MacAudioLab is also offering a promotional price on it's upcoming "The Complete Mac Audio Laptop Series", which is being released in late July. Customers can pre-order the new Laptop tutorials for over 45% off the price (promotional price of $50) until July 31, 2002 directly from their website. The website also has a new Digital Performer tips and tricks section that will be updated weekly and links to Digital Performer related sites.