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Finishing Up

This brings up a critical point on
saving intermediate files while editing. Though you can undo all of the
tasks described above while you’re editing the file, once you
save the file, you can’t go back—Soundbooth applies all

Capturing High Quality Audio

It generally only takes a video shoot or two before you realize that
the weakest link on your camcorder is the microphone. Don’t worry: It’s
not you, or really your camcorder for that matter, just the simple fact
of life that all onboard microphon

Connection options

There are two ways to
connect external microphones to camcorders, though not all camcorders
offer either or both options. First, of course, is your microphone
port, which comes in two general categories. One is an XLR connector,
which is typicall

Microphone options

Figure 3 shows a good cross section of the types of microphones you should be
considering for your shoots. Let’s briefly identify them, and then
cover the three characteristics of microphones you need to learn before