ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, adds to their growing library of titles with a new DVD Tutorial for Celemony's Melodyne pitch shifting and time-stretching software. ASK "resident software genius" Morgan Pottruff (aka Morg) hosts the DVD.
Based on Melodyne 3, the intuitive interface and menus guide users through the 34 ultra-high-quality videos, packed with real-time screen animations, audio examples, and techniques that can be immediately applied in real-life situations. Users of Melodyne studio, cre8, uno, and essential will also benefit from the hours of instruction.
The Melodyne DVD Tutorial begins with a basic introduction to the program with chapters on Installation and First Run, Audio and MIDI Setup, and a Guided Tour. Next come chapters on navigating the program; The Transport, The Mixer, The Menus, Quick Run Through and so on. From there, Morg takes users through Editing, Tuning, Pitch and Time Correction, and Recording. The final chapters are devoted to advanced concepts such as Detecting Audio, ReWire, MIDI and Synchronization.
System Requirements are as follows: This product includes QuickTime 7.x Mac/PC which is required for video playback. DVD-ROM drive required. Minimum screen resolution 1024 x 768. PC: Windows XP Home or Professional, Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon 800 MHz or faster, 256 MB RAM. Windows MME or DirectSound Sound Card. MAC: Requires Mac OS X v10.2 or higher, Power Mac G4 867 MHz, 256 MB RAM, Sound Card.
The Melodyne DVD Tutorial is available in September, 2006 for $55 USD. Video examples and ordering information are available at http://www.askvideo.com.