Tutorials

Apple
Apple Soundtrack Pro 2

Soundtrack Pro 2 may be one of the best kept secrets in the world of audio workstations. With power rivaling even the most advanced audio editors, it also takes a solid stab at audio post. Its tools are wide ranging and first rate, partly because many have been taken from the renowned Logic Pro suite. This tutorial takes you through Soundtrack Pro 2, clearly explaining each function while revealing the practical uses of the software within the real world. Sam McGuire describes Soundtrack Pro's strengths, weaknesses, and general quirks to help you navigate and get the most out of this powerful application. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

QuickStart
QuickStart! - Autodesk 3ds Max 2009

In this QuickStart! - Autodesk 3ds Max 2009 tutorial by VTC, students will be introduced to the new features of Max, followed by a quick tour of the interface. The tutorial also discusses 2D shapes and how to make 3D objects from 2D shapes before moving on to basic polygonal modeling. The animation chapter discusses keyframe animation, animating materials and modifiers and also has an introduction to the curve editor. To begin learning today, simply click on one the QuickStart! - Autodesk 3ds Max 2009 movie links.

* VTC QuickStart! tutorials are available only to registered VTC Online University members.

Adobe
Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers

Adobe Photoshop CS3 is the world standard in digital imaging software. Professional and advanced amateur photography in the digital world is nearly impossible without Photoshop. This VTC course teaches the advanced amateur and working professional image processing techniques and theory that will allow the student to process his or her digital images from beginning to end. Born out of 10 years of daily use with Photoshop, Phil Hawkins will teach how to display your images for the greatest possible impact whether for the internet or for print. This course is actually two courses in one; not only teaching Photoshop CS3, but concepts of digital photography that allows the student to get the most out of his or her photographic efforts. Phil explains the concepts behind the procedures and suggests alternatives the student can pursue to experiment further. To begin learning Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers today, simply click one of the topics below.

FileMaker
FileMaker Server 9

This tutorial unlocks the mysteries of FileMaker Server and explains how to configure and administrate on both Windows and Macintosh platforms. Several special introductory sections explain FileMaker Server's role in providing security for FileMaker Pro files, new features in FileMaker Server 9, and various deployment options. The concluding sections of the tutorial provides users with best practices for effective and correct deployment of FileMaker Server. To begin learning, simply click on one of the movie links.

Adobe
Adobe CS3 Master Collection Bundle

This Adobe CS3 Master Collection Bundle is just the solution you've been looking for if you want to master your creative skill set. Skilled Adobe experts---led by experienced VTC authors, James Gonzalez, Dwayne Ferguson, and Brian White---teach you the ins and outs of Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop, and more. Work files are included.

Adobe
Adobe Encore CS3

Adobe Encore CS3 places the design and production process of professional-quality DVDs, Blu-Ray discs and interactive Flash presentations into user's hands. In this VTC course, users will learn how to use Encore to create animated menus, buttons and interactive slideshows, complete with audio. Work with menus, submenus and subtitles, and use Encore in conjunction with Adobe Photoshop and Premiere to create customized content for finished projects. VTC author Dwayne Ferguson shows users step by step, how to master this powerful application. From creation and layout to final output, this course has it all! Work Files are included. To begin learning Adobe Encore CS3, simply click on the movie links.

Adobe
Adobe CS3 Production Premium Bundle

The Adobe Web Production Bundle is a collection of tools geared for creative professionals that seeks a total post-production solution. Skilled Adobe experts---led by experienced VTC authors, James Gonzalez and Dwayne Ferguson---teach you the ins and outs of After Effects, Flash, Photoshop, Premiere and more. Work files are included.

Adobe
Adobe CS3 Web Premium Bundle

The Adobe Web Premium Bundle is a collection of tools geared for creative professionals that work specifically in web design and development. Skilled Adobe experts---led by experienced VTC authors, James Gonzalez and Dwayne Ferguson---teach you the ins and outs of Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Photoshop, and more. Work files are included.

Adobe
Adobe CS3 Design Premium Bundle

The Adobe Design Premium Bundle is a collection of tools geared for creative professionals that work in print or web mediums. Skilled Adobe experts---led by experienced VTC authors, James Gonzalez, Dwayne Ferguson, and Brian White---teach you the ins and outs of Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop, and more. Work files are included.

VST
MasterClass! - VST Instruments & Effects Vol. 3

In this VTC MasterClass! course, audio expert and Producer Kenneth Braithwaite, takes a look at FXPansions' BFD2 - one of the most advanced drum instruments available to date, and Native Instruments' Absynth 4 - a synthesiser with almost limitless sound creation possibilities. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the MasterClass! - VST Instruments & Effects Vol. 3 movie links.

* VTC MasterClass! tutorials are available only to registered VTC Online University members.

QuickBooks
QuickBooks 2008

In this VTC QuickBooks 2008 tutorial, Lauri Matson a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, teaches all of the essentials necessary to create a proper QuickBooks Accounting System. From the fundamentals of Accounting to the complexity of Payroll, users will gain the confidence necessary to set up and manage their own books. Designed to introduce both the beginner and advanced user to the inner workings of QuickBooks, the author uses easy to understand terminology coupled with valuable tips from over 30 years of business experience. This is a "must have" for any QuickBooks home or business office. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the QuickBooks 2008 lessons.

* This course uses QuickBooks Premiere Accountant 2008 Edition. Most techniques used in these videos are applicable to QuickBooks 2006-2008 versions. Substitute techniques will be discussed when necessary.

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Fundamentals of Computer Security

In this age of malware, identity theft, and hackers, both computer users and network administrators have to know how to secure their systems. VTC's Fundamentals of Computer Security will take you through the basics of protecting your computer systems and networks from these threats. Veteran VTC author Bobby Rogers will provide in-depth explanation on the foundational concepts and terms necessary to lock down your system and prevent attacks from both the Internet and malicious users. To begin learning simply click the links.