Audio Editing Basics with Reaper

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1.5 час курса
Курс от Udemy
Чему вы научились?
You will learn to edit and record audio easily in Reaper, a professional audio editor free to use.
О курсе

Course Description

Learn the basic techniques to edit and record voiceovers, narrations, live music and ambient sounds in your computer, from the beginning. Solve your audio production problems with this introductory course.

Begin to Make Great Audio Content with Reaper

  • Installation and configuration explained
  • Basic editing operations in detail
  • Configure your PC or Mac for audio production
  • Productivity tips
  • One-click recording setup
  • Improve your recordings with audio effects

Your Intro to Audio Production

Learning audio editing and recording is a life-time art, but you don't have time to waste. With this basics course, you can be in charge of your audio content and quality from day one. Reaper is a fully professional software, but so intuitive and easy that my students enjoy working with it from the first minute. I have removed the technical side of audio production to make the basics as easy as possible.

This is an introductory course for musicians, actors, teachers and anyone who needs to record his own audio. Aimed at non technical users, you will learn the basics of Reaper, an all-pourpose audio editor that you can use for free with no time limit.

Content and Overview

In just ten lessons you will download, configure and use Reaper to make and edit your own recordings, improve the audio quality using effects, etc. Audio materials and links will be available for practise and to extend your learning.

The course is divided in four sections, following the natural order of your learning. In the first section you will learn how to download and install Reaper in your computer, depending if you are in Windows or Mac. You will perform a sound check and learn how to solve the possible problems that could arise during configuration. I will be available in the comments section and also in office hours to respond to your doubts. The first section ends with an overview of Reaper's User Interface, so you can get familiar with it.

The second section is about Audio Editing. You will learn how to import audio, cut, copy, paste, etc, mass-edit operations and shortcuts. Also how to organize your projects and the best formats to render your audio sessions.

Then during the third section you will setup your computer and other hardware ready to record audio into Reaper. Depending on your system, some techniques are described to improve the audio quality and performance of the computer.

In the fourth section you will learn what Audio Effects are, the most common plugin formats and how to use them in the recordings you just made. You will learn to remove background noise or change it's tonal colour through EQ, and also to add some Reverb to improve the acoustics.

The Basics
At the end of this section, you will know how to download and install Reaper and configure your audio device
Download and Install Reaper

Why choose Reaper for audio editing and recording?

  • It's free to use for unlimited time
  • Easy to use
  • Fully professional
  • For Windows and Mac

This video guides you installing Reaper in your computer

Audio Setup

Check your computer audio settings for better audio playback, editing and recording. Learn to solve any problems that could arise during Reaper setup.

Interface Overview

This video describes the main components of Reaper user interface, and key concepts like:

  • Editing area vs. Mixing panel
  • Tracks and header controls
  • Timeline and zoom controls
  • Menu Bar
  • Main Toolbar functions
At the end of this section, you will know how to dobasic audio editing, rendering and saving projects
Basic Editing Techniques
Learn the basic and most audio editing functions in Reaper:
  • Copy and Paste
  • Move
  • Cut and Glue
  • Fold and Unfold
  • Fade in and Fade out
  • Shortcuts for fast editing
  • Group edit techniques

Download live recording of Brahms Cello Sonata nr1 used in the video to practice editing.

Save Project

Learn the best workflow to keep your projects organized and clean for later use. Best way to save your editings and recordings

Render Project

Do you want to listen to your music in your car, home audio or send it via internet? You need to 'render' your project. Learn how to do it in this video.

At the end of this section, you will know how to do simple recordings with Reaper
Recording Setup

Start recording with Reaper right now! Make simple recordings and properly configure your audio settings, depending on your hardware and equipment.

For Better Recordings

Go to this website to download Asio4All.

  • Install and configure Asio4All for real-time audio.
  • Record using the Metronome.
  • Create a template to start new recordings faster than ever.
At the end of this section, you will be able to use the most common audio effects to improve your recordings
  • Absolutely none. You just need a computer, headphones/speakers and an internet connection
Pedro Gonzalez
Pedro Gonzalez
Music teacher
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