Apple Pro Training Series

GarageBand
Author: Mary Plummer
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133901173
Category: House & Home
Page: 336
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This book covers GarageBand 10.0. The content and/or media files do not work with subsequent releases of the software. In the only Apple-certified guide to GarageBand 10.0.0, readers will be creating original works within the first few chapters. Using real-life material and practical lessons that they can apply immediately to their own projects, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of GarageBand. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through fun, real-world projects, and GarageBand 10.0.0 features. Exclusively for this book, author/musician Mary Plummer works with a host of talented artists ranging from a student songwriter to a professional touring guitarist, an award-winning poet, an independent hip hop recording artist, and award winning dancers to create all new, real-world projects that readers will step-through. Along the way readers will get to mix a songwriter’s demo, test amp simulators and stomp boxes with an electric guitar solo, edit spoken dialog for an audio book, lay down original hip-hop beats using a drum machine patch and dynamic tempo changes, and add percussion and effects to a dance video to enhance the sound. For mobile users, the book includes an overview of GarageBand for iOS and sharing GarageBand songs via iCloud between iOS devices and your Mac. This self-paced learning tool pairs an easy, accessible style with ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts to guarantee that readers become proficient with GarageBand 10.0.0 in no time.

GarageBand


Author: Mary Plummer
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0133900924
Category: Computers
Page: 316
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Features real-world applications and step-by-step lessons that demonstrate the software's capabilities, guiding readers through such projects as creating a ringtone, editing dialog for an audiobook, and arranging and mixing music.

GarageBand 2

The Missing Manual
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596100353
Category: Computers
Page: 257
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Whether you're a professional musician or a mere novice, Apple's GarageBand software has everything you need to produce commercial-quality recordings entirely on your own. Just imagine how many thousands of singers and instrumentalists remain undiscovered because they lack the capability to produce viable demos. Well, no more. Now there's no need to assemble a backup band or book time at a professional studio--GarageBand has it covered. And GarageBand 2: The Missing Manual gives you the know-how you need to make it all happen. It's an authoritative, witty guide to constructing digital recordings with GarageBand. Written by the master of the Missing Manual series, and a musician himself, David Pogue, this top-selling book shows you how to maximize the program's entire set of tools. Pre-recorded loops, sampled sounds, live recordings--they're all explained in easy-to-understand language. It also shows you how to apply professional-sounding effects like reverb or chorusing, and then export the finished product to iTunes, where you can download your work to an iPod, export it as an MP3, or burn it onto CDs. Now revised to reflect GarageBand's latest features, this book's second edition also addresses how to: use GarageBand's eight-track capabilities display music notation in real time enhance timing and pitch for better quality recordings change the tempo and key of recorded instruments tune guitars with GarageBand before recording So if you're chasing a dream or just having fun, GarageBand 2: The Missing Manual is the only resource you need to make the finest musical recordings possible.

GarageBand '08 Power!

The Comprehensive Recording and Podcasting Guide
Author: Todd M. Howard
Publisher: Cengage Learning Ptr
ISBN: 9781598633955
Category: Computers
Page: 356
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GarageBand is one of the most powerful tools for capturing and manipulating sound that has ever been made available to the public. Although GarageBand has always been easy to use, it provides an amazing amount of power and sophistication to users who really want to dig in and get the most out of the program. GarageBand X Power! provides an easy to understand, detailed guide on how to make professional sounding music, podcasts, soundtracks, mixes, mashups, and much more with the newest version of GarageBand. Through the use of screenshots, tutorials, creative jumping-off points, and real world examples, the book teaches the reader how to use GarageBand to create music, record and publish podcasts and score their own movies. It's an ideal introduction for those with no prior knowledge of GarageBand, but also covers advanced topics and provides info an all the new features. Benefits: * Teaches you everything you need to know to make your own music, podcasts and movie scores using GarageBand. * Written by an award-winning Mac software instructor who is also a professional musician and life-long Macintosh enthusiast. * Not just for musicians! This book shows users how to create, edit, mix and share their own Podcast, and provides info on publishing the podcast - complete with RSS feed - on the Internet, to their blog or website, or to the iTunes Music Store. * Can be read in chunks, based on specific areas that the reader may want to explore - or can be read from beginning to end as a step by step walkthrough of the entire application - a resource guide and training tutorial all in one.

Logic Pro X 10.1

Apple Pro Training Series: Professional Music Production
Author: David Nahmani
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 013418582X
Category: Computers
Page: 576
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Please note: Updates for Logic Pro v10.2 can be found at www.peachpit.com/apts.logicprox101 on the Updates tab. Completely revised and updated for Logic Pro v10.2, this Apple-certified guide shows you how to record, produce, and make music files that stand out with the Apple professional audio software. Veteran music producer David Nahmani’s step-by-step instructions teach you everything from basic music creation to professional production techniques using Logic’s software synthesizers, samplers, and digital signal processors. You’ll learn about all of the key features in Logic Pro v10.2 and use the book’s online files to begin making music from the very first lesson. Whether you’re looking to use your computer as a digital recording studio, create musical compositions, or transfer that song in your head into music you can share, this comprehensive book will show you how.

How to Do Everything with GarageBand


Author: Emile Menasche
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0072264268
Category: Computers
Page: 400
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Create, record, and remix professional-level music with the recently released GarageBand and this great resource as your guide. Get expert help mastering the amazing tools at your fingertips—built-in software instruments, tons of pre-recorded loops, amps, effects, and editing tools. The special color section features a project that walks you through writing a song from scratch, mixing tracks, and creating a master recording. Includes a detailed overview of JamPack—the new Mac add-on that triples available music content.

Logic Pro X 10.3 - Apple Pro Training Series

Professional Music Production
Author: David Nahmani
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0134785304
Category: Computers
Page: 544
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The Apple-Certified Way to Learn Record, arrange, mix, produce, and polish your music with this bestselling, Apple-certified guide to Logic Pro X 10.3. Veteran producer and composer David Nahmani uses step-by-step, project-based instructions and straightforward explanations to teach everything from basic music creation to sophisticated production techniques. Using the book’s downloadable lesson files and Logic Pro X, you’ll begin making music in the first lesson. From there, you’ll learn to record audio and MIDI, create and edit sequences, and master mixing and automation techniques such as submixing with Track Stacks or the practical uses of true stereo panning. You will create both acoustic and electronic virtual drum performances using Drummer tracks with Drum Kit Designer and Drum Machine Designer. You’ll use Logic Pro X MIDI plug-ins and Smart Controls to control software synthesizers from a MIDI controller or an iPad. Flex Time will allow you to precisely edit the timing of notes inside an audio recording, and you’ll explore Flex Pitch to correct the pitch of a vocal recording. Finally, you’ll mix, automate, and master the song, using plug-ins to process only selected sections or entire tracks, giving your audio creations the final polish needed to achieve a professional sound. Downloadable lesson and media files allow you to perform the hands-on exercises. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast. Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time. Chapter review questions help you prepare for the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Provider. To find an Apple Authorized Training Provider near you, please visit training.apple.com. Also in the Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.3 Pages, Numbers, and Keynote macOS Support Essentials

Learning Music with GarageBand on the iPad

The Essential Classroom Guide to Music Production, Performance, and Education with iOS Devices
Author: Floyd Richmond
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1470624028
Category: Music
Page: 136
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This essential guide to GarageBand on iPad and iOS devices is your foundation for learning music production in the classroom. Written by Dr. Floyd Richmond, noted iPad music expert and the president of TI:ME (Technology Institute for Music Educators), Learning Music with GarageBand on the iPad provides instant insight and wisdom through Dr. Richmond's many years of experience. With this book, students will be able to create music on a higher level than ever before regardless of the depth of their previous musical training. Included are over 20GBs of supporting downloadable materials to make any learning experience a success. Recording * Record digital audio * Record MIDI and virtual instruments * Record wherever your iOS device goes Performing with Smart Instruments * Perform in numerous styles for each instrument (keys, guitar, bass, percussion) * Perform with authentic musical gestures (keyboard arpeggiator, string articulations) * Perform chords of your choosing Teaching and Learning * Create iPad ensembles * Perform solos with included accompaniments * Create loop-based compositions

Apple Pro Training Series

iMovie
Author: Dion Scoppettuolo
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133901092
Category: Computers
Page: 336
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In the only Apple-certified guide to iMovie, readers will be creating original works within the first few pages. Using real-life material and practical lessons that they can apply immediately to their own projects, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of iMovie. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through everything from organizing and importing your videos to creating polished movies. The reader will master iMovie tools quickly through fun, real-world projects, create professional looking sports highlights from home videos, learn to make a “Hollywood-style” movie trailer, and discover new ways to publish and share projects using iMovie Theater and iCloud. For mobile users, the book includes a section dedicated to iMovie for iOS. This self-paced learning tool has an easy, accessible style and ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts to guarantee that readers become proficient with iMovie in no time.

Creating the Art of the Game


Author: Matthew Omernick
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 9780132705073
Category: Computers
Page: 320
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The key word here is art: the dynamic 3D art that defines the world of computer games. This book teaches you everything you need to know about the planning, modeling, texturing, lighting, effects creation, and interface design that go into creating today's most advanced and stunning video games. You'll be learning from a master-veteran 3D artist and instructor Matthew Omernick-as you progress through the carefully chosen, software-agnostic tutorials that make up this beautiful, full-color volume. The end result will be skills you can apply to whatever 3D tool you choose and whatever wildly imaginative game you can think up. Through a unique combination of explanation, tutorials, and real world documentation-including discussions of the creative process entailed in some of today's most popular games augmented by screen captures and descriptions--you'll quickly come to understand the workflow, tools, and techniques required to be a successful game artist. In addition to learning the ropes of game art, you'll also find in depth tutorials and techniques that apply to all aspects of 3D graphics. Whether you are using Photoshop, 3ds max, Maya, or any other computer graphics software, you'll find a wealth of information that you can continue to come back to time and time again.

IPad and IPhone For Musicians For Dummies


Author: Ryan C. Williams,Mike Levine
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118991168
Category: Computers
Page: 408
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The easy way to use your iPad or iPhone to make amazing music If you are a budding or established musician looking to use your iPad or iPhone as a portable musical instrument, recording studio, or composition tool, then you've come to the right place! iPad and iPhone For Musicians For Dummies explains in plain English how to hook up your preferred instrument to your iPad or iPhone to work on music projects within a plethora of recording apps. You'll also learn how to incorporate both real and MIDI instruments and audio, edit individual tracks, work with effects and chain multiple apps together, and mix and master songs. Thanks to apps such as AmpliTube, AudioBus, and Apple's own GarageBand, musicians can record entire songs in the comfort of their own homes and then mix, master, and distribute them right there on their iPads or iPhones. Packed with tons of step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide shows you how to use your device to go from recording a basic piece of music to creating and uploading complete songs with full instrumentation and multiple tracks, instruments, and effects. Demonstrates how to hook up your guitar or keyboard directly to your iPad or iPhone to record professional-grade tracks Helps musicians get the most out of their iPads or iPhones as portable musical instruments, recording studios, and composition tools Written by an industry expert and former senior writer for IK Multimedia, a leading manufacturer of music apps and hardware accessories for the iOS market Coverage goes beyond GarageBand to include other popular technologies Don't let the limitations and expense of yesterday's home studios keep you from recording awesome music—let iPad and iPhone For Musicians For Dummies show you how easy it is to record and master your own music right from your living room.

Apple Pro Training Series

Logic Pro 9 and Logic Express 9
Author: David Nahmani
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780132089326
Category: Computers
Page: 504
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Completely revised and updated for Logic Pro 9 and Logic Express 9, this Apple-certified guide shows you how to record, produce, and polish music files with Apple’s professional audio software. Veteran music producer David Nahmani’s step-by-step, instructions teach you everything from basic music creation to advanced production techniques using Logic’s software synthesizers, samplers, and digital signal processors. Using the book’s DVD files and either Logic Pro 9 or Logic Express 9, you’ll begin making music in the first lesson. Whether you’re looking to use your computer as a digital recording studio, create musical compositions, or transfer that song in your head into music you can share, this comprehensive book/DVD combo will show you how. DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Certifi ed Pro Exam All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

Social Media Crisis Communications

Preparing for, Preventing, and Surviving a Public Relations #FAIL
Author: Ann Marie van den Hurk
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0133353893
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 160
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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Plan, Prepare, React, and Get Ahead Of Any Crisis—In Real Time! Your business or organization will face a crisis. That’s a fact. Here’s another: Thanks to social media, crises happen more often and accelerate out of control faster—much faster. So…what’s your crisis communications plan? Don’t have one? Let’s fix that. Now. This book gives you a crisis communications blueprint that’s fast, flexible, realistic, complete, and doable. You’ll learn how to successfully defend yourself using the same social tools others are using against you. You’ll see what works (and doesn’t). You’ll learn from folks who’ve been there and lived to talk about it: leaders who’ve been forced to execute their own crisis plans in the most brutally tough situations. When that crisis comes, you’ll own this book. You’ll be ready. You’ll survive. You will win. Understand the radically new dynamics of today’s crises Anticipate what might happen, so you can get ahead of any crisis Establish crisis response roles, teams, and notification/activation processes Use free and low-cost services to monitor online chatter for signs of trouble Respond in real time, before your crisis escalates Calibrate your response to the realities of what’s happening Effectively integrate social media best practices throughout your response Avoid the disastrous mistakes panicked organizations often make Regain control of your organization’s identity across the web

GarageBand for IPad - How It Works

A New Type of Manual - the Visual Approach
Author: Edgar Rothermich
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781482009187
Category: Computers
Page: 138
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The only full featured manual for GarageBand for the iPad (not just a quick start guide). - "GarageBand for iPad - How it Works" from the GEM series (Graphically Enhanced Manuals) explains Apple's popular music production application "GarageBand for iPad" (v2.0.1)with rich illustrations and diagrams that are not found in any other manual. This 137 pages letter size book presents this software application in great detail with that easy to understand, visual approach. This book is in fact the only comprehensive manual for the iPad version of GarageBand. It covers all the features of the apps plus getting into great details about iCloud and iTunes File Sharing.- What are Graphically Enhanced Manuals (GEM)? They're a new type of manual with a visual approach that helps you UNDERSTAND a program, not just LEARN it. No need to read through 500 of pages of dry text explanations. Rich graphics and diagrams help you to get that "aha" effect and make it easy to comprehend difficult concepts. The Graphically Enhanced Manuals help you master a program much faster with a much deeper understanding of concepts, features and workflows in a very intuitive way that is easy to understand.

GarageBand


Author: Mary Plummer
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0133900924
Category: Computers
Page: 316
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Features real-world applications and step-by-step lessons that demonstrate the software's capabilities, guiding readers through such projects as creating a ringtone, editing dialog for an audiobook, and arranging and mixing music.

Logic Pro X For Dummies


Author: Graham English
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118875036
Category: Music
Page: 384
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Crank your sound up to X with Apple's premier recording software and Logic Pro X For Dummies! Apple's Logic Pro X levels the playing field, making high-quality studio recordings accessible for any musician. It's a professional-level tool with a user-friendly interface and loads of new features to keep you more organized so you can focus on creating rather than computing. Record live audio and MIDI tracks and edit faster with the new Mixer. Create your own drum kit, or work with the native virtual session drummer. Add flavor to your sound with new Pedalboard stompboxes, and fine-tune it all with Flex Pitch. You'll let loose with Logic Pro X and let your creativity flow with help from For Dummies. Written by veteran music and audio professional Graham English, Logic Pro X For Dummies jumps right in to using Apple's high-end recording software so you can focus on doing what you do best—making music. From navigating the user interface to working with real and virtual instruments, recording tracks, editing audio, adding plug-ins, and everything in between, you'll learn how to turn your musical inspiration into a fully-engineered and mastered demo. Shows you how to create a project, record live audio and MIDI tracks, import video, and mix songs like a pro Covers editing audio and adding effects and plug-ins to achieve your ideal sound Walks you through the entire audio engineering process from mix-down to mastering and exporting your final cut Includes information on how to use iPad and its touch interface to create amazing sound If you're serious about your sound, Logic Pro X For Dummies is your ultimate guide to achieving the quality you've been dreaming of and turning the volume up on all your musical endeavors.

Apple Pro Training Series

iPhoto
Author: Dion Scoppettuolo
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133901130
Category: Photography
Page: 416
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With Apple Training Series: iPhoto—the only Apple-certified guide to iPhoto—you will be seamlessly organizing and editing your photos in no time! Using real-life material and practical lessons that you can apply immediately to your own images, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of iPhoto. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through: Setting up your library Arranging photos by faces and places Quick fixes and effects Designing a photo book Creating a slideshow Sharing photos and more! Whether working with Mac OS or iOS, readers will master iPhoto tools quickly through fun, real-world image projects, and share their shots through social media and iCloud. This self-paced learning tool pairs an easy, accessible style with ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts to guarantee that readers become proficient with iPhoto in no time.

Apple Training Series

iLife (iLife '09 Edition)
Author: Michael E. Cohen,Michael Wohl,Mary Plummer
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780132089289
Category: Computers
Page: 552
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In the only Apple-certified guide to iLife ’09, the authors have you working miracles with iLife within the first few pages. Featuring footage and images from around the world, this book uses real-life material and practical lessons that you can apply immediately to your own projects. Focused lessons take you step by step through all aspects of iLife ’09—everything from organizing and sharing your photo library to creating polished video and soundtracks. Along the way, you’ll produce movies, photobooks, podcasts, websites, blogs, and custom DVDs. • Master the iLife suite of tools quickly through fun, real-world projects • Turn your photos into cards, picture books, calendars, or a web gallery • Add motion and music to a slideshow, then publish it online • Create a video with polished transitions, music, effects, and even greenscreen • Learn “Hollywood-style” techniques for making better videos • Build a soundtrack in GarageBand, and learn to score a simple movie • Create websites, blogs, podcasts, and DVD menus in a snap. The Apple Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification Program. To find out more about Apple Training, or to find an Authorized Training Center near you, go to www.apple.com/training. All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: · If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" · Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. · You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. · Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

Logic Pro 7 and Logic Express 7


Author: Martin Sitter
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 032125614X
Category: Computers
Page: 591
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Updated and authorized guide to Apple's industry leading music creation software: Logic Pro and Logic Express.

ActionScript for Multiplayer Games and Virtual Worlds


Author: Jobe Makar
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 9780321679468
Category: Computers
Page: 312
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The demand for multiplayer games and virtual worlds has exploded over the last few years. Not only do companies want them for site stickiness through social networking, but developers have tremendous interest in exploring this niche area. While developing multiplayer content is challenging, it isn’t as difficult as you might think, and it is fun and highly rewarding! ActionScript for Multiplayer Games and Virtual Worlds explains fundamental multiplayer concepts from connecting to a server to real-time latency hiding techniques. In this book you’ll learn: How to connect users to achieve real-time interaction When to make decisions on the server versus the game client Time synchronization techniques How to use dead reckoning smoothing to hide network latency About tile-based games the isometric view Techniques for customizing and rendering avatars in a virtual world In addition, you’ll learn everything that goes into building: A real-time multiplayer tank battle game A real-time multilayer cooperative game A virtual world