Help / Check for Update …The auto update function will every week look for new updates
Ctrl + NCreate a new session.
Ctrl+ OOpen a session.
“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.
A region can be manipulated in a number of ways; gain, trim and fade.
Zoom - selection
Ctrl + H“Zoom selection” is used when zooming in on a specific area of the audio.
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"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.
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.
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.
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.
Shift + Ctrl + V "Replace" is used to replace audio. This can be used to replace for example a short breath with a longer breath.
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
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.
Ctrl + right arrow“Insert Silence” is used to insert room into the edit.
Ctrl + left arrow“Delete Silence” is used to delete blank room in the edit.
“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
Ctrl + GGroup regions together to move the around as a group
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...
The transport bar can be used to navigate in the audio
SpacebarThe Spacebar is used starting the playback
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 up & down arrow keys
Shift + spacebarCreate a selection and let the playback loop
Ctrl + Shift + SpacebarListen to the end result of an edit before you do the actual editing
P Preroll will set the playhead back a few seconds and playback the audio from that point
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...
"full stop"Adjust the speed of the playback
Set audio waveform view
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 - 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.
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
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
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 - Rename
Shift + EnterRename the markers
Markers - Renumber
Shift + EnterRenumber the markers
Markers - Delete
DeleteDelete a Marker
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
Properties - tracks
file/ properties/ tracksOrganize the tracks. Add, delete and rename the tracks
Select - gap
Triple-click Select the empty space between two regions
Ctrl+ SSave your session
Shift + Ctrl + SSave a version of your session
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
shift + mouse dragUse the Marquee tool to select regions in Hindenburg.
Noise reduction is an effect that can help reduce noise in your audio.
Open Hindenburg ABC by double clicking on the icon
The toolbar hold the most common features. File management, editing, zoom, view mode and the book bar.
DTBook, DAISY 2.02, EPUB3 & XHTML
Ctrl 1 - 9Create & Record structure by adding headings. Title, name, chapters, notes
Shift + RPress the “Arm Rec” button to prepare the track for recording
Right arrowRecord Book
Shift + RYou can now begin recording your book.
Pick up - Book
Punch In recording for re-recording stumbles in the narration
Pick Up - structure
left arrowRewind and redo recording
Record with Pre-roll
Right arrowSet the playhead at the desired punch in point
Sync audio & structure
Ctrl + EnterSynchronize audio and structure from existing audio and structure
Sync audio & eBook
Synchronize pre-recorded audio and a book. Open the book and import the audio.
Add headings to audio
Add headings to existing audio. Import pre recorded audio and add structure
Let narrators record a book in the Narration view
Tools / Automatic MarkupAutomatically create a structure from an audio file. The Automatic Markup will set markers according to the user-defined parameters, the length of pauses in the audio material and then signal level
File/ Properties / InfoMandatory NLS meta data fields are present: Title, author, narrator ...
Import OPF file
File/ Properties / InfoImport -opf Metadata from a book.
File / Properties / TracksOrganize tracks. Add, delete, rename and re-arrange tracks in the workspace.
Styles - add/remove
Add or remove headings from the BookBar
Styles - rename
Renaming the Headings will add the customized text to the manuscript when adding headings
Styles - sequential names
Add a “#” to the name “Chapter #” to create sequential text entries
Styles - class
Add classes to the headings.
Styles - new
Create new styles/Headings to the BookBar
Use the current BookBar setting as a template
File / Properties / DefaultApply the changes made in the current session to all sessions
View/ View Structure“View structure” shows the underlying structure in the manuscript. See Heading levels and classes.
Turn Tools on/off
View/ToolbarsTools, Transport, Clock, Bookbar - Turn the different toolbars on/off.
View work windows
Manuscript, Narrator View, Table of Contents, Text source, Markers, Favorites
Zoom in manuscript
Ctrl (+)+ or -Increase and decrease the text size.
Zoom in Narration view
Ctrl (+)+ or - / Zoom pinch on touch screenIncrease and decrease the text size
Zoom in Table of contents
Ctrl (+)+ or - / Ctrl + mouse wheelIncrease and decrease the text size
Ctrl (+)+ or - / Ctrl + mouse wheelZoom in / out on the audio regions
Zoom track height
Ctrl + Shift (+) + or - / Ctrl +Shift + mouse wheelIncrease or decrease the track height
“All Mode” is the whole tree, so to speak. Use it to get an overview of the entire audio book.
“Branch” - shows the audio regions in the current heading 1 and it sub-headings H2. H3 … “Branch” to single out a chapter for editing.
“Leaf” - shows the audio for the current heading..
Tools / Options / Audio Set the audio options: input, output, sample rate and recording mode.
Tools / Options / interface Set up the interface behavior. Choose the settings that work best for your workflow
Tools / Options / advancedSet up the behavior for automatic leveling and preview application
Settings Daisy 2.02
File / properties / Book Export / DAISY 2.02Set up the export setting for the DAISY 2.02 export.
File / properties / Book Export / ePub3Set up the export setting for the ePub3 export.
File / properties / Book Export / AudioBook Set up the export setting for the DAISY 2.02 export.
File / properties / Book Export / ANSI/NISO Z39.86 (NLS DTB)Adjust Book Export settings for NLS DTB
Export DAISY 2.02
File / Export / DAISY 2.02Export in DAISY 2.02 format.
File / Export / ePubExport in ePub3 format
Export NLS DTB
File / Export / NLS DTBExport in NLS DTB format.
Export Audio book
File / Export / Audio Book Export as Audio Book
File / Export Export as single audio file
Set the Multimedia Type for the book. The “multimedia type” is rather important....
Re-record text in manuscript
Re-record a word or sentence in a book. Select the word or sentence in the manuscript and re-record it.
Re-record audio in workspace
Re-record a selection of audio in the workspace. Highlight a word or sentence for re-recording
Shift + Ctrl + B Batch export allows you to export multiple session with one operation.