Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0

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  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0

  • By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

    Make a selection for editing Perform basic sound file editing, such as Cut, Copy, Paste, and Delete as well as Undo an edit Create a new file from portions of existing file Recording a new voiceBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Select, Then DoSelect, Then Do Select the desired audio part Edit the part Like word processor for audioFirst select thepart to be editedThen use common edit commands such as Cut, Copy, and Paste to alter the audio

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Open the File: VoiceoverOpen the File: VoiceoverThe Open buttonNote that the Sound Forge workspace is blank until you open a file Click the Open button

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Open the File: VoiceoverOpen the File: VoiceoverThe Play buttonWatch as the cursor moves through the waveform Click the Open button Navigate to the file, Voiceover Click the Play button

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Listening to Just a Second of the FileListening to Just a Second of the FilePlayClick and drag to select a portion of the audio wave Click and drag over a portion of the file Click the Play button Only the selected portion of the audio part playsWhen you play the file, only the selected portion plays back

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Delete the Selected Audio DataDelete the Selected Audio DataPlay AllThe selected data (the word Wow) has been deleted Press the Delete key Click the Play All button The word Wow has been removedUndo Click the Undo button

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Cutting and Pasting Audio DataCutting and Pasting Audio DataDouble-click between two markers to select the data between them Use Markers and Regions to divide the file logically Double-click between two markers Click the Cut buttonMarkers and Regions help organize the fileCutPaste

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Cutting and Pasting Audio Data (continue)Cutting and Pasting Audio DataThe word Wow has been pasted to the end of the file Use Markers and Regions to divide the file logically Double-click between two markers Click the Cut button Click the Paste button

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Adjusting the Length of a SelectionAdjusting the Length of a SelectionThe cursor changes to indicate that you can now adjust the selection length Create a selection Click and drag either edge of the selection to adjust it

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Copy, Paste Audio Data and Examine the fileCopy, Paste Audio Data and Examine the fileAnd easier has been pasted into the end of the file three times Copy selected data Press Ctrl + End Paste the data three times

  • Basic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Copy, Paste Audio Data and Examine the file (continue)Copy, Paste Audio Data and examine the fileChoose Zoom, Out Full to see all of the audio data in the file Copy selected data Press Ctrl + End Paste the data three times Press Ctrl + Down Arrow to zoom out full

  • Adjusting Cursor Placement via Keyboard ShortcutsUse your Arrow keys to position the cursor just before the last word Press Left Arrow to move cursor left Press Right Arrow to move cursor right Press Ctrl + Left/Right Arrow for larger movement Position cursor directly before last word in fileBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Adjusting Cursor Placement via Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Changing Cursor/Selection FocusSelect the last two words of the file, and delete them Cursor flashes at one end of the selection Press the key 5 Focus switches to the other end of selectionBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Changing Cursor/Selection FocusPress the key 5 to switch focus from one end of the selection to the other

  • Select All Data from Cursor to BeginningPress Shift + Ctrl + Home to select all data to the beginning of the file Press Ctrl + Shift + Home to select all data to the beginning Press DeleteBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Select All Data From Cursor to BeginningPlace your cursor just before Wow

  • Select All Data to End of FilePress Shift + Ctrl + End to select all of the data to the end of the file Place your cursor just before and easier Press Ctrl + Shift + EndBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Select All Data to End of the FilePlace your cursor just before the last two repeats of and easier Press Delete

  • Using the Trim/Crop CommandSelect the data your want to keep Discard data outside of the current selection Select Sound editing just gets easierBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Using the Trim/Crop Command Click the Trim/Crop button

  • Using the Trim/Crop CommandAll data outside the selection has been deleted Discard data outside of the current selection Select Sound editing just gets easierBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Using the Trim/Crop Command (continue) Click the Trim/Crop button Click the Undo button

  • Creating a New Sound File From an Existing Sound FileDrag the selected data to a blank space of the Sound Forge work area Make a selection in the existing sound file Arrange your data window to create blank workspaceBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Creating a New Sound File From an Existing Sound File Drag selected material to blank workspaceBlank workspace

  • Creating a New Sound File From an Existing Sound FileThe new data window contains the selected data from the original data windowBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Creating a New Sound File From an Existing Sound File (continue) Drag selected material to blank workspaceSound Forge creates a new data window Make a selection in the existing sound file Arrange your data window to create blank workspace

  • Record a New VoiceA Recording panel shows with a blank file behindClick Record button for recording Check your recording equipmentBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Record a New Voice Click Record button

  • Record a New VoiceA new Record window shows with a blank sound file behindClick New to choose recording qualityBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Record a New Voice (continue) Check your recording equipment Click Record button Click NewSelect the desired quality for recording

  • Record a New VoiceClick Record button to start recordingBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: Record a New Voice (continue) Check your recording equipment Click Record button Click NewClick Drop Marker button to set the markers while recording Click Record button

  • In this tutorial, you have learned how to:

    Make a selection using the mouse or the keyboard Audition and modify the selection until it is just right Use the cut, Copy, Paste, and Delete commands to editthe sound file Experiment with the Trim/Crop command Use the drag and drop method for creating a new file Record a new voiceSummaryBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: SummaryBasic Editing in Sound Forge 6.0: SummarySound Forge Support File Formats

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    Sound Forge Support File FormatsExtensionDescriptionOpensSavesAIF/SNDMacintosh AIFF AU/SNDNeXT/Sun (Java) (PCM, -Law)AVI Microsoft Video for WindowsDIG/SDSound Designer 1IVCIntervoice (ADPCM, -Law, A-Law)MOVApple QuickTime MovieMP3MPEG-1 Layer 3 (Audio)MPG*MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 VideoOGGOgg VorbisPCASonic Foundry Perfect Clarity Audio RAWRaw Files (8- and 16-bit data: signed, unsigned, and Motorola and Intel byte ordering)RMRealNetworks RealAudio 8.0SNDSounder/SoundTool VOXDialogic VOX (ADPCM)W64Sonic Foundry Wave 64WAVMicrosoft WaveWMAMicrosoft Windows Media FormatWMVMicrosoft Windows Media Video* MPEG-1&2 support requires the purchase of the MainConcept MPEG plug-in.

    This tutorial is about the basic editing in Sound Forge 6.0 version.This is the lesson objective. After review this lesson, you should be able to make a selection for editing, perform basic sound file editing such as Cut, Copy, Paste, and Delete, and how to undo an edit. This lesson tutorial also shows you how to create new files from portions of existing files.

    (continue)Sound Forge follows the Windows convention of Select then Do. In other words, first you select the desired portion of the file, then do something to it, like delete, move, copy, and so on. In this way, Sound Forge is very much like a word processor for audio. Note that the workplace of Sound Forge is blank until you open a file. In Sound Forge, click the Open button or type Ctrl + O.

    (continue) Navigate to c:\Program Files\Sonic Foundry\Sound Forge, and choose the file Voiceover (This file is placed on your laptops hard drive automatically when we installed Sound Forge for you.) Click the Play button or press the space bar, and watch the cursor move across the waveform while you listen. Its easy to see where the words are in the file. To audition just a portion of the file (for instance, the word Wow) click and drag over the portion of the file you want to hear to select it. Click the Play button, and notice that only the highlighted portion of the file plays back. Press the Delete key on your keyboard to delete the selected material. Click the Play All button or press Shift + Spacebar, and notice that the word Wow has been removed. To restore the file to its original state, press Ctrl + Z or click the Undo button, and the word Wow is restored. In this example the markers and text that had been added across the top of the data window divide the sound file into sections. Double-click between any two markers to select everything between them. Select the word Wow. Click on the Cut button or press Ctrl + X to cut the audio and place it on the Windows clipboard.

    (continue) Click at the end of the file to place your cursor there. Click the Paste button or press Ctrl + V to paste the a