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Digital Media - 105 - Audio

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Audio panning
when audio is recorded through separate channels and can be a modified
Crossfade
gradual volume transition from one clip to another
Digital Audio
sound that has been captured or created electronically
Looping
used to make section of audio repeat
Master Level
Used to control the overall output volume of a recording
MIDI
file format for musical instrument that records the musical notes as well
Monaural
all audio sources play out of a single channel
MP3
most popular audio file format
Sampling
reproduces a sound wave by recording many fragments of it
Stereophonic
sound coming from two channels
Surround sound
multiple audio channels, 5 to 7
V.U. meter
A visual representation fo the audio volume level; used to control overall output of sound
Streaming
audio files that can begin playing over the internet while they are still being downloaded
Track
separate layers of audio used to record sources individually
Over-Modulation
sound interference that occurs during recording when audio levels are too high and causes the signal to distort or lose clarity
Clip
a section of recorded sound
Trim/Splice
starting and stopping audio clips at a defined point in the recording
Fade Up
Gradually increasing the volume of an audio clip
Fade Down
Gradually decreasing the volume of an audio clip
Background Audio
Music and/or sounds used with a voiceover to add interest and depth
Voiceover
a voice recording used to convey a message
WAV
standard file format for PC and native sounds for Windows
WMA
file format uses Windows Media play for playback and Microsoft streams this
AAC/M4A
standard Apple file format and used for mobile devices, highest quality of sound