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A Cause for Integration: How to Play Music on Your Mac (and Your iPod)
By Scott Kelby
Sep 8, 2006
One of the coolest things about the Mac is how it handles music, especially when using your Mac with an Apple iPod MP3 player. The seamless way these two work together is just a beautiful thing to behold (and putting together and sorting your music collection is really a lot of fun. In fact, it's so much fun that compiling your library of songs can almost become a hobby of its own). In this 20-minute lesson from best-selling author Scott Kelby, you'll learn to import music into your Mac, download music from the Internet, and create a library of music. Then, you'll organize your music into playlists and import this music into an Apple iPod MP3 player.
A Quick "Rip" Through Digital Audio File Formats
By Ed Tittel
Jul 30, 2004
Plenty of audio formats exist for storing and playing back digital music. Get the lowdown here on which format is right for you.
Adding Sound, Shockwave, and Flash Files
By J. Tarin Towers
May 25, 2001
Dreamweaver makes it easy to insert the code for multimedia objects such as audio, video, and animation onto your pages. This article, from Dreamweaver 3: Visual QuickStart Guide, shows how you can turn your web pages into multimedia showcases.
Apple Logic Pro X Advanced Audio Production: Sampling with the EXS24
By David Dvorin
Jul 20, 2015
In this lesson from Apple Pro Training Series: Logic Pro X Advanced Audio Production: Composing and Producing Professional Audio, you will explore the abilities of the EXS24 by creating unique sampler instruments using specific audio regions from the Tracks area.
Basic Audio Editing in Cubase
By Thad Brown
Sep 10, 2004
Editing digital audio is a completely different story from analog. This sample chapter will introduce you to editing techniques in Cubase SX2.
Comparing Floorstanding and Bookshelf Speakers
By Michael Miller
Dec 10, 2004
Should you buy big floorstanding speakers for your home theater system, or more compact bookshelf speakers? Michael Miller walks you through the different types of speakers available, pointing out the pros and cons of each.
Controlling Flash Audio Volume with Sound Objects
By James Gonzalez
Apr 21, 2006
If you work with audio in Flash, you know that attaching audio to a keyframe is an easy way to incorporate sounds into your movies. But what if you need to control sound dynamically at runtime to change its volume, pan from left to right, or determine how long it has been playing? James Gonzalez shows you how to create a Sound object that can be manipulated and controlled in a whole host of ways, giving you a much greater degree of control and flexibility with the audio assets of your Flash projects.
Creating a Multiple-Format Streaming Audio Site
By Jon Luini, Allen Whitman
Jun 14, 2002
The FezGuys discuss the construction of a Web site that serves multiple-format streaming audio.
Creating a Podcast
By Bart G. Farkas
Oct 27, 2006
Take a look at the process of creating an audio podcast, from the nuts and bolts of recording techniques to the software that can help you edit and manipulate the podcast.
Creating a Podcast
By Bart G. Farkas
Nov 11, 2005
So, you fancy yourself an amateur DJ, or an amateur talk show host. Podcasting offers you the opportunity to self-publish radio shows on the internet. This chapter explains both the legal and technological requirements of podcasting, and how you can get started creating your own podcasts.
Creating Suspense with Sound Design in Soundtrack Pro
By Mary Plummer
Apr 21, 2006
In this lesson, you’ll take the skills presented earlier in the book and apply them to the sound design of a suspense scene. First you’ll watch the scene and determine a strategy for the sound. Then you’ll add markers in the Timeline for specific sounds effects. Once the markers are in place, you’ll work with sound effects to add reality, illusion of space, and mood to the scene. Along the way you’ll also organize tracks, change track names and icons, and learn some new features and shortcuts.
Extend Your Wireless Network and Play Tunes with AirPort Express
By Maria Langer
Jan 27, 2006
With her AirPort Express, Maria Langer has figured out a way to get some phenomenal sound from some of that ancient Mac equipment collecting dust in her living room (along with the more modern stuff, of course).
Free Audio Tools that Work with Flash
By James Gonzalez
Mar 24, 2006
One of Flash's many strengths is its capability to consistently and reliably play back sound across a wide variety of computer platforms and environments. Flash has a comprehensive set of utilities and tools to work with audio, but there are several free, dedicated audio tools that can do an even better job. James Gonzalez reviews several free audio tools that he has used professionally and with his students to streamline audio work with Flash.
From Sound Card to Stereo: Connecting Your PC to Your Stereo
By Ed Tittel
Nov 5, 2004
Learn how to analyze the a/v equipment you've got to make sure outputs and inputs are compatible for connecting your PC to your home stereo.
Gathering Image and Sound Files for Your Powerpoint Presentation
By Tom Negrino
Nov 3, 2006
Tom Negrino offers suggestions for using images, sounds, and even video clips to enhance your presentations.
Getting Started With Logic Pro 7
By Martin Sitter
Nov 22, 2006
This one-hour lesson explores some basic functions you'll use when working in Logic, such as zooming in and out on an editing window's display, making selections with Logic's unique selection techniques, hiding tracks, and creating custom key commands to control Logic's editing functions. The techniques in this lesson provide a good foundation of skills you'll constantly use while making music in Logic.
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How to Make iLife '06 Seem Like '07: Ten Tools that Take iLife to a New Level
By Ryan Faas
Jul 6, 2007
It's been a year and a half since Apple updated its iLife software. Even though iLife '07 isn't on the horizon, there are plenty of ways to upgrade and enhance all the iLife apps to make everything from photo management to movie making easier and more impressive. Here are Ryan Faas' 10 picks for the best ways to make iLife '06 seem new and improved.
How to Use Mail and Calendar on the iPhone
By Christopher Breen
Nov 9, 2007
Gadget guru Chris Breen offers his best tips for using Apple's Mail and Calendar apps with your iPhone.
Inside the iPhone Part 2: How to Get the Most Out of Your Phone, iPod, and Email Features
By Ryan Faas
Oct 19, 2007
If you have an iPhone, you could be doing more with it than you realize. Ryan Faas tells you how to get the most out of the iPhone’s phone, iPod, and email features.

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