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After you pay for your Hindenburg licence, you will receive a registration email

Installing Hindenburg

Step by step guide to install Hindenburg

Registration

Help / registration keyActivate a Hindenburg product with your registration key

Auto update

Help / Check for Update …The auto update function will every week look for new updates

Overview

Get an overview of some of the basic layout in Hindenburg.

New

Ctrl + NCreate a new session.

Open

Ctrl+ OOpen a session.

Auto level

“Auto level” is applied to all audio that is imported into the workspace.

Auto level - manual

Ctrl + L“Manual Auto level” is used for letting Hindenburg adjust the levels on selected audio.

Selection in & out

Ctrl 1 & Ctrl 2To edit audio you need to select an area for editing. This can be used cutting out words, copying audio or any other edit you can think of.

Selection - drag

To edit audio you need to select an area for editing. This can be used cutting out words, copying audio or any other edit you can think of.

Region "Handles"

A region can be manipulated in a number of ways; gain, trim and fade.

Zoom in & out

Ctrl + plus/minus or Ctrl + mousewheelZoom in to see more details and zoom out to get a better overview.

Zoom - selection

Ctrl + H“Zoom selection” is used when zooming in on a specific area of the audio.

Zoom -track height

Shift + Ctrl + Plus & Minus“Zoom Track Height” is used to make the tracks larger or smaller.

Split

Ctrl + B“Split” or “Break” is used to separate a region. This can be used to quickly select areas that later can be removed or moved.

Split - selection

Ctrl + B"Split selection” is used to separate a region. This can be used to quickly select areas that later can be removed or moved.

Delete- region

Delete"Delete/clear - region” is used when editing out audio. In this case an entire region. Use this for removing entire blocks of audio.

Delete - selection

Delete"Delete or Clear - selection” is used when editing out audio. In this case a selection of audio. This could be a single word, a breath or a sentence.

Cut - selection

Ctrl + X"Cut selection" is used when editing out a selection of audio. This could be a single word, a breath or a sentence.

Cut - region

Ctrl + X"Cut region” is used when editing out audio. In this case an entire region. Use this for removing entire blocks of audio. This could be a single sentence, an entire interview or an audio bed.

Copy

Ctrl + C“Copy” will add the selection to the program memory and can be pasted or inserted later. This can be used to copy a breath or ambience.

Paste

Ctrl + V"Paste” is used when placing audio in on top of existing audio This can be used to replace sections of the current audio.

Paste in selection

Ctrl + V"Paste in selection" is used when placing audio in a selection. This can be used for adding ambience or music to a specific area.

Insert

Ctrl + I"Insert" is used when inserting audio in front of existing audio. This can be used to move words and sentences in front of the current audio.

Replace

Shift + Ctrl + V "Replace" is used to replace audio. This can be used to replace for example a short breath with a longer breath.

Duplicate

Ctrl + D"Duplicate" is used to duplicate a region or selection. This can be used for for making music loops or duplicating ambience.

Volume - duck

Shift + Ctrl + arrow up/down “Duck” is typically used for “ducking” music under narration. This can also be used for ambient beds or voice over

Volume - bedding

Shift + Ctrl + arrow up/down “Audio bedding” is typically used for “bedding” ambience under a narration or interview

Fade

Ctrl + F“Fades” are used for making smooth transitions from one piece of audio to another - or for gently bringing in ambience or music.

Fade - slope

Shift + Drag“Fade slope” is used to make a more gradual fade.

Fade - multi regions

Ctrl + F“Fade over multiple regions” is used to create a single fade over small regions. This could be ambience or edited music.

Fade - cross fade

Ctrl + F“Cross Fade” is used for making a transition from one sound to another on the same track.

Fade - cross fade point

Ctrl + mouse“Cross Fade point” is the cross section of the fade. It can be moved to fit the fade point better.

Fade - multitrack

Ctrl + F“Multi track Fade” is used for adding the same fade for more than one track.

Insert silence

Ctrl + right arrow“Insert Silence” is used to insert room into the edit.

Delete silence

Ctrl + left arrow“Delete Silence” is used to delete blank room in the edit.

Edit silence

“Edit silence” is used for moving regions in the workspace

Select - region

Click regionSelect a region to edit the entire region. Add fades or any edit function, like Cut, Copy & Paste.

Select - regions

Ctrl + Click regionSelect multiple regions for editing. Cut, Copy & Paste or move the regions around

Select - more regions

Shift + Click region“Expand region selection” is used for adding additional regions to a selection. Use this for adding an edit to all regions

Select - regions on track

Ctrl + ASelect all the regions on one track

Select - all regions

Alt + Ctrl + ASelect all the regions on all tracks

Select - to end

Shift + EndSelect all the regions from the current region to the last region

Select - to home

Shift + HomeSelect all the regions from the current region to the first region

Selection - remove

EscClear any selection by pressing the ESC key or double-clicking in a empty area in the workspace

Group

Ctrl + GGroup regions together to move the around as a group

Ungroup

Ctrl + GUngroup regions to edit individual region

Import - file manager

Ctrl + TImport audio into the workspace

Import - drag & drop

Drag & Drop audio into the workspace

Import - sample rate

If you import an audio file with a sample-rate format the is different from the session sample rate, Hindenburg will automatically convert it..  If there is no current audio in the session, the you will...

Transport

The transport bar can be used to navigate in the audio

Play

SpacebarThe Spacebar is used starting the playback

Stop

SpacebarThe Spacebar is used for stopping the playback

Rewind & Forward

Arrow Left & arrow rightUse the arrow keys left & right to run trough the audio

Next / Previous event

Page up & Page downJump to the next event. This could be the next splice or marker

Next / Previous region

Shift + arrow keys left & rightJump to the next region event. This shortcut will also highlight the region under the playhead

Tracks up & down

Arrow key up & downNavigate between the tracks with the up7down arrow keys

Arm track

Shift + RPrepare a track for recording. This identifies the track that you wish to record on.

Record

Ctrl + SpacebarBegin recording on a track

Loop

Shift + spacebarCreate a selection and let the playback loop

Rehearse

Ctrl + Shift + SpacebarListen to the end result of an edit before you do the actual editing

Preroll

P Preroll will set the playhead back a few seconds and playback the audio from that point

Scrub JKL

J K LScrub is a great way of navigating the audio. Run trough the audio fast or very slow.  Using Scrub is a good way to use “your ears” while editing.        Play Revers slow>    Shift +  J Play forward...

Record monitor

Record monitor is used for activating/deactivating the monitor input

Vari-speed

"full stop"Adjust the speed of the playback

Waveforms

Set audio waveform view

Properties - region

Alt + EnterThe regions contain meta data for the audio

Split stereo

Split a stereo file into two mono files

Track - name

Give the track any name. Click on the name input field to rename

Track - volume

Adjust the level of the entire track

Track - balance

Adjust the balance between left & right channel for the entire track

Track - arm track

Shift + RPrepare the track for recording

Track - mute

Shift + MMute the track

Track - solo

Shift + S Solo this track

Track - effects

Open the effect bin to add effects

Track - profile

Add a Voice Profile to the track

Track - add more

Add a new track

Track - add master

Add a Master Track to your session

Track - delete

Delete the current track.

Call Recorder - overview

Alt + Ctrl + RRecord from Skype™ Get an overview of the Call Recorder

Connect to Skype

Connect Hindenburg Journalist PRO with Skype™

Call Recorder - tracks

Record Skype™ interview to the workspace

Call Recorder - clipboard

Record Skype™ interview to the clipboard

Call Recorder - current call

Record current Skype™ conversation

Call Recorder - playback

Play back audio clips to the interviewee during interview

Clipboard

Ctrl + Alt + CThe clipboard is used for organizing the audio material

Clipboard - properties

File/properties/clipboardAdd, remove, rename and rearrange groups

Clipboard - rename

Rename groups and clips in the clipboard

Clipboard - import

Alt + Ctrl + CImport audio, e.g music or interviews, directly to the clipboard

Clipboard - drag & drop

Drag & drop audio, e.g music or interviews, directly to the clipboard

Clipboard - drag selection

Ctrl + DragDrag soundbites from the workspace to the clipboard

Clipboard - move selection

Alt + Ctrl + 1,2,3,4...Move a selection from the workspace to a clipboard group

Clipboard - drag regions

Ctrl + DragDrag a region or multiple regions from the workspace to the clipboard

Clipboard - move regions

Alt + Ctrl + 1,2,3,4...Move a region or multiple regions from the workspace to a clipboard group

Clipboard - drag to workspace

Drag clips from the clipboard to the workspace

Clipboard - move to workspace

Alt + 1,2,3,4...Move clips from the clipboard to the workspace Note: Every group has a unique number; 1, 2, 3, 4 ….

Clipboard - paste

Ctrl + EnterPaste a clip from the clipboard to the workspace

Clipboard - insert

Shift + EnterInsert a clip from the clipboard to the workspace

Clipboard - delete

DeleteDelete a clip in the clipboard

Clipboard - delete used

Right-click / Delete usedDelete all the used clips in the group.

Clipboard - clip properties

Alt + EnterView the clip properties

Clipboard - clear all

Ctrl + DelDelete all clips in the clipboard

Clipboard - import clipboard

Ctrl + TImport a clipboard from another session

Favorites

Ctrl + Alt + F The Favorites clipboard is a place to store audio that you use frequently

Favorites - import audio

Ctrl + TAdd audio, e.g music or soundbites that you use often

Favorites - drag & drop

Drag & drop audio, e.g music or interviews, directly to the Favorite clipboard

Favorites - drag selection

Ctrl + mouseDrag soundbites from the workspace to the Favorite clipboard

Favorites - move to

Ctrl + Alt + 0Move a selection from the workspace to a clipboard group

Favorites - drag to workspace

Drag clips from the Favorite clipboard to the workspace

Favorites - paste to workspace

Ctrl + EnterPaste a clip from the Favorite clipboard to the workspace

Favorites - insert to workspace

shift + EnterInsert a clip from the Favorite clipboard to the workspace

Favorites - rename

EnterRename clips in the clipboard

Favorites - delete clip

deleteDelete a clip in the Favorite clipboard

Favorites - clip properties

Alt + EnterView the clip properties

Favorites - clear all

Ctrl + delDelete all clips in the clipboard

Effects

You can add effects to you track, like equalization, compression or other effects

Effects - Equalization

An equalizer is an effect for filtering the audio. Use this to add treble og bass to the audio or remove unpleasant frequencies in the audio

Effects - Compression

Compression is used to limit the dynamic range of the audio.

Effects - Loudness meter

The EBU R-128 Loudness meter will give you a readout of the realtime loudness measurements on the current track

Effects - BBC meter

The BBC meter is true to the original meters that are traditionally used by the BBC

Effects - VST effects

Apply any VST plugin to the track

Effects - None

Remove any an effect from the effect bin

Markers

Alt + Ctrl + MThe Markers View is the where you can see, rename and move to marker point

Markers - set new

Ctrl + EnterMarkers are used for quick navigation in the session

Markers - set 3 - 0

ctrl + 3 - 0Set the Markers 3 - 0 with the shortcut. Use the 3 - 0 keys to later navigate to the markers.

Markers - goto

3 - 0Double-click any marker in the markers list and the playhead will navigate to that point

Markers - Rename

Shift + EnterRename the markers

Markers - Renumber

Shift + EnterRenumber the markers

Markers - Delete

DeleteDelete a Marker

Chapters - overview

Ctrl + Alt + HChapters are a way for the user to navigate your show. Chapter markers that can have an image and link associated.

Chapters - add new

Ctrl + Shift + Enter Place the playhead at the desired position and use the shortcut to set a chapter-marker

Chapters - set image

Set a image for the Chapter

Chapters - clear image

Right-click / clear imageRemove the image from the Chapter

Chapters - rotate image left

right-click / rotate left Rotate the image left

Chapters - rotate image right

right-click / rotate rightRotate the image right

Chapters - rename

EnterRename the Chapter

Chapters - add URL

Add a hyper-link / URL to the chapter

Chapters - add URL title

Add a title to the hyper-link / URL

Chapters - export selected

Right-click / Export selectionExport a chapter as individual audio clips.

Chapters - export all

Ctrl + AExport all your chapters as individual audio clips

Voice Profiler

The Voice Profiler is a unique tool for creating consistent sound for narration

Voice Profiler - learn profile

The Voice Profiler will take a “snapshot” of your ideal sound

Voice Profiler- apply profile

Apply a Voice Profile to a narration track

Voice Profiler- apply generic profile

Apply a Generic Voice Profile to a narration track

Voice Profiler- remove

Remove the Voice Profiler from the track

Publish

Ctrl + UPublish you radio/audio story to multiple destinations with a single click

Publish - podcast

Create an upload target for a Mp3 Podcast

Publish - enhanced podcast

Create a upload target for an Enhanced Podcast with chapters, images ...

Publish - file upload

Publish you audio work to a FTP server or other file destinatio

Publish - Soundcloud

Publish your work to your Soundcloud account

Publish - PRX

Publish your work to your PRX (Public Radio Exchange) account

Properties - info

file/ properties/ infoMeta Data Properties for the current session

Properties - tracks

file/ properties/ tracksOrganize the tracks. Add, delete and rename the tracks

Properties - clipboard

file/ properties/ clipboardOrganize the groups in the Clipboard. Add, delete and rename the groups

Properties - default

file/ properties/ defaultsSave default session. Revert to factory settings

Preference Audio

Options/preferences/audio Set the audio input/output, sample-rate and more for the interface

Preferences - Interface

Options/preferences/interfaceSet features for the interface, like language, preroll …

Preferences - advanced

Options/preferences/advancedSome of the less often used features…

Import from iDevice

File / import from iDeviceImport session created on Hindenburg Field Recorder

Select - gap

Triple-click Select the empty space between two regions

Save

Ctrl+ SSave your session

Save as

Shift + Ctrl + SSave a version of your session

Export

Ctrl+ EExport your session as a mixed down file. You can export in a number of different file formats.

Export - selection

Shift + Ctrl + EExport selected regions, selections or tracks

Export - options

Ctrl+ EYou can adjust the default export file formats Make your own BWF (*.wav) export formats and save them

Choose trial version

Help / Registration Key ...You can switch between using the features in Hindenburg Journalist & Hindenburg Journalist PRO in the menu “Registration Key”.

Record from internet

options/audio/record Record audio from the internet.


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