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When you buy music from SmartSound, it’s always available for you to customize and download directly from our web site or by installing it on your workstation for access with our Sonicfire Pro software.
Save Time With Our Patented Software
Our Professional Soundtrack Creation Technology automatically delivers professional music edits instantly. Adjusting the length, arrangement and instrumentation of every SmartSound track is instantaneous and 100% professional!
Be More Creative
SmartSound technology allows you to express your creativity far beyond regular royalty free music. Since our music is totally customizable for length, mood and instrument mix, you can create over 20 million different soundtracks to find that perfect fit for your project.
Impress Your Audience
Our royalty free music library is comprised of a hand-picked and professionally curated collection of music. Our music comes from top musicians, film composers, indie bands and independent artists. No sifting through thousands of crowd-sourced tracks. Every SmartSound track is a winner!
Use Legal Music
SmartSound offers one of the most generous worry-free music licenses in the industry. Put SmartSound in your (or your clients) productions and play it anywhere for any amount of time at no additional cost. (*If you need to manufacture more than 10,000 pieces of physical media, you’ll need to contact us for approval...that’s it!)
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Sonicfire Pro Full Edition Tutorials
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 8 minutes 02 seconds
Larry Jordan takes you on a tour of the powerful timeline-based interface of the Sonicfire Pro 5. Learn your way around the different windows: Timeline, Properties, VU Meters, Bin/Spotting, and Video. Larry also gets started with a project so you can see the basic functionality.
Using Mood Mapping
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 7 minutes 15 seconds
Larry Jordan shows you how to use the Mood Mapping feature of Sonicfire Pro 5 to adjust the music to fit the changing moods of your production. With SmartSound's huge library of Multi-Layer Music, the Mood Mapping feature gives you access to up to 9 separate instrument layers. Open with Drum and Bass, Duck for Dialog and close with a Full Mix for the action sequence. You'll also learn how to use the new Hit Files feature to emphasize key events in your video. No other music library offers this level of creativity.
Custom Length Music
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 8 minutes 10 seconds
Larry Jordan shows you how to use the Custom Length feature of Sonicfire Pro 5 to adjust the music to fit the changing moods of your production. This capability alone will save you hours of editing without having to compromise an ounce of quality. Since SmartSound is real music played by real musicians, not just midi or synthesizer music, this is like having your own personal music editor on hand anytime you need it. When you just can’t cut the scene to the music SmartSound’s Custom Length features is a God send, allowing you to keep the integrity of your video and your story.
Using the Spotting Feature
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 8 minutes 49 seconds
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 5 minutes 55 seconds
Exporting Music and Using Smart Recall
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 6 minutes 21 seconds
Larry Jordan shows you how to get music from Sonicfire Pro 5 into your video or audio projects. A built in Sent To option sends the music right into your project making it the fastest way to get customized music into your timeline. Advanced options like exporting instruments as separate layers is useful for later customizing and surround sound mixes. The Smart Recall feature is also demonstrated to show how music files from Sonicfire Pro can be edited later without the need for saving project files.
Setting the Configuration Options
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 5 minutes 27 seconds
Customize Music and Lyrics Using SmartSound Vocal Music
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 9 minutes 57 seconds
In this tutorial, Larry Jordan creates a heartfelt video with Artbeats footage and shows you how to use the New SmartSound Music with Vocals to create a great music background complete with appropriate lyrics. He is using Sonicfire Pro 5 software and SmartSound's Voxation Series, Multi-Layer Music with Vocals. Search for music based on lyrics, change the arrangement so the lyrics match your video and even mix out instrument and lyrics that you don't want at any time in the timeline. SmartSound has the largest royalty-free music library available for immediate purchase and download.
Creating Sound Effects from Instrument Layers
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 4 minutes 56 seconds
In this tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to use Sonicfire Pro and SmartSound Multi-Layer music to create a sound effect or sound design element from part of an instrument layer. The SmartSound Multi-Layer Music offers incredible creativity and flexibility for making music fit perfectly to all of your productions. This is truly the most creative royalty-free music library available in the world...watch these tutorials and you'll agree.
Changing the Music Arrangement with Timing Control
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 4 minutes 31 seconds
The nature of royalty free music has been seriously limiting before SmartSound. Since the music wasn't made for your production it was complicated to edit and fit with the theme of your video. The SmartSound Music library smashes those problems to pieces and offers you a simple way to make each track a perfect fit to every project. This video shows you how to use the incredible Timing Control feature to change the arrangement of the music to better fit the pacing and timing of your video. Sometimes library music will change and develop out of sync with your story. Watch how Sonicfire Pro gives you the control to make the most creative productions ever.
How to Crossfade in Sonicfire Pro
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 1 minutes 50 seconds
This video tutorial shows you a quick tip for using Sonicfire Pro to easily crossfade to audio tracks. Now, the SmartSound technology edits SmartSound music so precisely that you will rarely need this feature for SmartSound music track. Nevertheless, this will work with SmartSound tracks as well as your own audio clips. Crossfading is a very useful feature that is simple to do in Sonicfire Pro.
Sonicfire Pro with Final Cut Pro Plug-In (1 of 2)
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 8 minutes 13 seconds
Part 1 of 2: This tutorial shows you how to use the SmartSound Sonicfire Pro 5 software with the Final Cut Pro Plug-in to create an amazingly accurate and professional music scoring is minutes. This combines the creative music features of Sonicfire Pro with a powerful integration and roundtrip workflow with Final Cut Pro. It works with Final Cut Pro 6 and 7. If you use Final Cut Pro, you'll never want to add music any other way...guaranteed! See for yourself.
Sonicfire Pro with Final Cut Pro Plug-In (2 of 2)
Professor: Larry Jordan | Class Time: 8 minutes 02 seconds
Part 2 of 2: This tutorial shows you how to use the SmartSound Sonicfire Pro 5 software with the Final Cut Pro Plug-in to create an amazingly accurate and professional music scoring is minutes. This combines the creative music features of Sonicfire Pro with a powerful integration and roundtrip workflow with Final Cut Pro. It works with Final Cut Pro 6 and 7. If you use Final Cut Pro, you'll never want to add music any other way...guaranteed! See for yourself.