Steinberg's WaveLab is a full-featured audio editor, restoration and mastering tool that every musician and engineer must have in their audio toolbox. Find out how Matt Hepworth uses it to master his tracks in this fact-filled 24-video tutorial...
WaveLab: Everybody's heard of it. Lots of people use it. And now you can see this feature-rich software in action. Intro to Mastering in WaveLab-by Steinberg Product Specialist Matt Hepworth-takes you through an audio exposition detailing how this über-popular program works.
You'll first learn about WaveLab's set-up and layout and how to configure and optimize your computer to get the most out of WaveLab. Next, Matt dives right into mastering concepts and how they are implemented. He shows you how to win the Loudness War and how to add punch and shine to your tracks the WaveLab way.
From there, Matt explains the rendering and dithering process and how to apply the final touches both on a single track and a collection of tracks.
So if you're interested in maximizing your mastering skills and adding that final polish to you productions, this Intro To Mastering In WaveLab tutorial will help you get your tracks ready to shine!
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A. Spooner wrote on October 5, 2015
Great intro to Wavelab that covers all the features of the software. Lot's of good info about mastering in general that gives the producer an insight into the approaches taken by a mastering engineer.
FireHouse Recording wrote on November 18, 2014
These are fantastic videos! please film more. WaveLab is the most confusing software ever, and this guy teaches it very effectively. I would have preferred a more detailed description of audio language with regard to peak levels, average levels, etc. That is a very subjective thought.
firstname.lastname@example.org wrote on January 28, 2013
I bought these 3 tutorials. They are very clear but I recommended it for very beguiners only. I was expecting more deeper explainations. There is also to much repetitions despite is lovely voice.
I'm french, sorry for my english
Paul Kirk wrote on January 26, 2013
Wonderful tutorial. Well explained, logically presented, and all of the examples are immediately useable for anyone aspiring to become a professional in the field.
Decbo wrote on November 14, 2012
The best think i've ever spent money on for my computer I bought tutorial 101, 102, 103 I fined the tutorials a great help when using WaveLab 7 thanks
Steve wrote on October 31, 2012
I have watched all of Matthew's tutorials and they are very step-by-step and easy to follow. His presentations are extremely clear and this introduction to mastering tutorial is no exception.
Peter wrote on July 29, 2012
Great introduction as the title says! Well Done! Looking forward to more "insights" of WaveLab!
Jose wrote on July 3, 2012
I've viewed the Intro to mastering in WaveLab7 and found it very well explained. Sound and video quality excellent. Instructor knowledgeable and knows software well. Just found the Intro training limited in the sense that there should be additional training courses for this software. Also, should include how how to convert a 96 Khz sample rate to 44.1.
Ed Nixon wrote on July 1, 2012
Very useful even if my primary interest is not mastering per se. I'd like to see follow-up material on the more generic editing tasks with tips on how best to use the Process features -- tips including their limitations or, more interesting, their opportunities for experimentation of discovery. As an electronic music composer, I'm more into the creative possibilities, including montage for creating pieces. Also, relationships between Wavelab and other Steinberg products, e.g., Cubase, Halion...
JCDC wrote on May 17, 2012
This is just such a great tutorial! Please make sure you make more in depth tutorials on Wavelab 7 soon. That is whatÂ´s missing out there! IÂ´m keeping my fingers crossed that there will be one of these here on MPV early this summer!!