Mastered for iTunes - Free tools from Apple
In this video we will look at the free tools from Apple that you can use in your DAW to help you prepare you music if it is to be distributed on the iTunes Store. As you would expect this tools are for OSX only.
Whether you plan to have you music on iTunes or not the tools still give us some useful information about the levels in our mixes. Nearly all music is now consumed through digital or steaming services and these tools help us to monitor any clipping that may occur as part of the process and produce better sounding end products.
Lesson key points:
0:12 – Introduction
0:46 – What is “Mastered for iTunes”
1:09 – AU Roundtrip Device
2:22 – Measuring sample levels
3:02 – Intersample Peaks
4:22 – What causes issues?
5:52 – Solving Problems