The three-part Audio Mastering with PC Workstations (for Mac or PC) is the most complete work on mastering and digital audio basics to date. Because knowledge about digital techniques and skilled handling of digital audio data is a prerequisite for professional mastering, subjects from PCM to jitter to dithering are treated extensively.
The series is made for future mastering engineers as well as for every audio engineer, producer, media technician, and ambitious home studio enthusiast who is involved with digital audio on a daily basis and wishes to attain the best results possible. Chapter 1 covers technical basics. Chapter 2 contains a step-by-step description of the ideal workflow using WaveLab 6 as an example. Using practical examples, chapter 3 offers a deeper exploration of mastering techniques. The best native and DSP-supported plug-ins such as Powercore and UAD-1 are discussed.
160 min. runtime
extremely high quality tutorial videos
no installation required
PC or MAC required
DVD contains 4 languages: English, German, French, Spanish
Volume 2 Contents:
About Loudness and Peaks
What are Interleaved Sample Overs?
Headroom for Encoding and SRC
Reference Values for Loudness
PCM – The principle of digital audio
Basics of Bit Resolution
Basics of Sample Rate
Sample Rate Conversion (SRC)
AES/EBU & S/P-DIF
Wordclock and Houseclock
ISRC / EAN
Phase 1: Preparation
Batch Back Ups
1024 x 768 pixel Monitor, DVD drive, Quicktime 7
Windows XP Home und Professional, Windows Vista (QT 7.1.3), 2 GHz or faster, 256 MB RAM, Windows MME & Direct Sound.
OS X Version 10.4, Mac G4 1,67 GHz or faster