Celemony Melodyne Studio 3

Celemony Melodyne Studio 3 is an industry standard audio manipulation software music program. It incorporates amazing pitch and time stretching algorithms that are able to sonically adjust audio to extremes, without gaining distracting artifacts. With the release of the updated Melodyne Editor, audio manipulation is widened to enable the musical adjustment of polyphonic audio files in addition to the traditional melodic or single note files. In this VTC course, seasoned Melodyne expert Mark Struthers, teaches students fundamental concepts while providing his own tips for getting the most out of the application. Work Files are included. To begin learning Celemony Melodyne Studio 3 today, simply click on one of the movie topics.

QuickStart! - Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is a powerful and fully customizable full-featured e-mail application. Thunderbird supports IMAP and POP mail protocols, as well as HTML mail formatting. It has built-in RSS capabilities, powerful quick search, spellcheck as you type, global inbox, deleting attachments, as well as advanced message filtering. Thunderbird can be customized and extended with a wide range of plug-ins allowing for added performance and security. In this QuickStart! course, VTC author Bobby Rogers will help you install and configure Thunderbird so you can begin using it today. He also goes into the most popular extensions of this popular and completely free email client.

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QuickStart! - Novell GroupWise 8

Novell GroupWise 8 is a cross-platform, corporate e-mail system that provides secure messaging, calendaring, scheduling, and instant messaging. GroupWise also includes task management, contact management, document management, and other productivity tools. This QuickStart!c course will walk you through the basic functions of the Novell GroupWise 8 client, as well as highlights the new features available in the latest version of Novell's collaboration suite.

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Adobe Captivate 4

Adobe Captivate is a rapid eLearning development tool for the Microsoft Windows platform that enables users to quickly author professional eLearning content with interactivty, software and scenario simulations, quizzing and other engaging eLearning experiences. In this course, e-learning expert, Mark Fletcher guides users through all of the tools and techniques needed to master the application and "captivate" your audience. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

QuickStart! - Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac

Get the most out of your photographs and images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac! In this course, you will learn to sort and organize your photos with keywords and filters in Bridge. Then you will learn how to use those sorted images to easily create photo books, slideshows, or emails to friends and family. You will discover the different photo editing techniques in Photoshop Elements, including Quick Fix and Full Edit, and learn methods and techniques to enhance your photos to make them look their best. Geoff will also teach you about the different selection tools, how to adjust color in your images, and how to remove photographic blemishes. Finally, you will discover ways to combine your images together for photo enhancement or to create personal projects.

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Database Optimization

This Database Optimization course provides viewers with important techniques and checklists to configure, monitor, and manage their databases. You will learn how to develop a tuning strategy, explore the tuning and diagnostic tools, understand the relational database model and implications on performance, evaluate the application for efficient design, structure, and other factors affecting performance and evaluate hardware for effects on performance. Join us as we review best practices in designing, optimizing, and maintaining your database. You will benefit from this course whether you have some experience with optimizing databases or are just starting out. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Poser 8

Poser 8 is the latest version of the popular figure reference and animation tool. With a streamlined interface, a brand new mannequin, multi-processor support, searchable library, support for indirect lighting and new figures, this version gives artists more option to enhance their creativity than ever before. Professional illustrator, television animation art director and writer Dwayne Ferguson takes you on an in-depth look at Poser 8, taking you through the tools you'll need to master it. Soon you'll be able to create great art in Poser in conjunction with external applications like Photoshop. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Developing iPhone Web Apps

iPhone Web Apps are built with Apple's Dashcode tool and provide the fastest and easiest way to present your content on iPhone. This course introduces the tool and its templates and then explores ways in which you can enhance and customize the basics. A major focus of the course is a multi-level browser that can easily be used to present hundreds or even thousands of data elements (including video and images) using multi-level categories. iPhone Web Apps are uploaded to a Web server and are then available to users: there is no need for Apple to approve them or for users to download them. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

MasterClass! - Adobe Media Encoder & Embedding Flash Video in Dreamweaver CS4

Adobe Media Encoder is an underrated power-tool in the Adobe CS4 Suite that generates highly compressed, fast-downloading high quality, web-ready video in FLV and other web compatible formats. Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 includes little-appreciated features for embedding FLV videos in web pages and generating a variety of Flash Player skins with player controls. This course covers the entire process of converting a QuickTime or Windows Media video to a web-read Flash Video (FLV) file using Adobe Media Encoder, and then embedding that video in a Flash Player skin in Dreamweaver CS4. In addition, the course covers extracting audio tracks and high quality still photos from video, and provides a basic introduction to selecting video and audio compression for the web. Finally, the course covers providing iPod and iPhone friendly video.

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CompTIA Linux+ Certification 2009

Linux is the most important operating system on the Internet. It's recognized everywhere as the cost-effective way to operate all kinds of servers. With the support of powerhouses like IBM, Dell, HP, and Sun, demand for Linux servers is growing. Passing the CompTIA Linux+ exam is one step towards joining this army of Linux professionals. This course can help you pass the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Apple Logic Pro 9

Apple's Logic Pro 9 is major player in the world of professional audio. Featuring one of the best set of default tools, it is also one of the more complex systems to master. Sam McGuire, audio engineer, author and educator, explains Logic in the context of real world situations, helping you understand how and why you would use the various features that Logic offers. Learn by doing as you follow along using the provided work file session. It doesn't matter if you are new to Logic or a veteran user, this course will help you be more productive and fully capitalize on old and new features in Logic Pro 9. To begin learning Apple Logic Pro 9 today, simply click on the movie links.

QuickStart! - Steinberg Sequel 2

Steinberg's Sequel 2 is an entry level, yet industry standard, music software creation tool that is aimed at enthusiasts and professionals alike. Sequel provides all of the necessary tools required to record, edit and mix music. Sequel can be used in the traditional way to record, edit and mix audio or as a 'virtual instrument'. Another key-application of Sequel is live performance. Sequel provides all the tools necessary for mixing and remixing music. In this VTC QuickStart! course, audio expert and Producer Mark Struthers, provides powerful tips and tricks to help users get up and running quickly with Sequel. To get started, simply click on one of the QuickStart! - Steinberg Sequel 2 movie links.

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