This is the eighth of a series of reviews that will cover what is contained in the Adobe Creative Suite 5 (CS5) Master Collection. When Adobe released CS5 this year, they not only will release single version products, but also five separate suites of products. They are Design Premium, Design Standard, Web Premium, Production Premium, and Master Collection. You can go online to compare what is contained in each version. The goal of this series it to define what each product does and provide information of what the new version brings to the table.
Adobe Soundbooth is a digital audio editor from Adobe Systems. It is a program where video editors, web designers, and other creative professionals can have the tools to create and polish audio, customize music, and add sound effects within a familiar interface. It has a simple work flow that is very easy to use.
You also have the ability to move audio and soundtrack projects between Soundbooth and Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 or Adobe Flash Professional CS5 software using the nondestructive ASND file format—no exporting or conversion needed. Create improved SWF and FLV video experiences by exporting speech metadata in cue point XML files for ActionScript development.
So what can you do with Soundbooth CS5?
With Soundbooth you can create soundtracks easily for Adobe Premiere Pro and Flash Professional projects. Create your own soundtrack by dragging and dropping royalty-free Soundbooth Scores and sound effects directly onto multiple tracks from the expanded selection of scores and effects in a separate online service called Resource Central. Polish scores and sound effects with professional processing and mastering tools.
You can also get professional-sounding mixes even when handling large or complex multi-track projects inside Multitrack View. Size tracks to keep your entire project in view. Split clips or copy and drag clips to different tracks. Automate volume settings. Optimize your soundtrack for your delivery medium.