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Stripping Audio from Video Interviews

So why would you possibly want to strip the audio from a beautiful video interview?  We do it at the Nunn Center, mainly, for transcription.  When we transcribe an interview (which means sending it out to a transcriptionist), we…

Keep It Simple: Enhancing Video Footage with Final Cut Pro X

The following video is the first in an ongoing series of tutorials called “Keep It Simple” which explores technical workflows that may seem difficult on the surface but really aren’t.  I will explore all kinds of topics in this…

Audio Software for the Archive

I often get asked which audio software is the best to use in the archive.  Again, no easy answer as to which is “best.” Most basic packages will allow you to digitize and do basic edits and then save…

Sony Embraces Mac for Digital Audio

A few years ago the Nunn Center switched to Mac computers.  Being a long-time Mac user, I was thrilled about this transition, especially with regard to working with digital video.  The only downside to this transition to Macs was…

Mac Audio Editing Software Company Out of Business

Just a reminder about how dependent we are on commercial entities and how precarious that dependency can be.  So, for the past 15 years, there has been a dominant mac-based, professional stereo audio editing system.  Peak, by Bias, has…