Media Editing on the iMac and PC

Using the iMac or PC in the Tech Studio, users have access to the following software for graphic design and photo, video, and audio editing:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Audacity
  • AutoCAD
  • GarageBand
  • iMovie

Many helpful tutorials are available through LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform that can be accessed with your Shaker Heights Public Library card. To Access LinkedIn Learning, visit our Research page and select LinkedIn learning from the Research Tools A-Z list.

Audacity

Software for audio editing and fine-tuning tracks; designed for longer audio pieces with fewer tracks like podcasts, voiceovers, and commentaries

Audacity User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • Learning Audacity by Garrick Chow
  • Audacity: Cleaning and Repairing Audio by Garrick Chow

 

Adobe Auditions

Professional-grade digital audio editing software for creating, mixing, and designing sound effects

Adobe Auditions User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • Audition CC 2019 Essential Training by Paul Murphy

 

GarageBand

Complete digital audio workstation for arranging and combining individual audio sources into a single creation

GarageBand User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • GarageBand for Mac Essential Training by Garrick Chow
  • Learning Songwriting: GarageBand by Garrick Chow

iMovie

All-in-one video editing application that allows users to turn their videos and photos into a complete production.

iMovie User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • iMovie 10.1.16 Essential Training by Garrick Chow

 

Adobe Premiere Pro

Professional video and film editing software recommended for intermediate users.

Adobe Premiere Pro User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • Premiere Pro 2020 Essential Training by Ashley Kennedy

 

Adobe Premiere Rush

Intuitive, all-in-one video editing software for uploading content directly to social media; recommended for beginner users.

Adobe Premiere Rush User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • When to use Adobe Premiere Rush by Richard Harrington

Adobe Photoshop

Professional and comprehensive photo editing and retouching software.

Adobe Photoshop User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • Photoshop 2021 Essential Training: Design by Julieanne Kost
  • Photoshop 2021 Essential Training: Photography by Julianne Kost

 

Adobe Lightroom

Simpler, beginner-friendly version of photoshop for creating, editing, organizing, storing, and sharing images.

Adobe Lightroom User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • Learning Lightroom CC by Jan Kabili

AutoCAD

Computer-aided design (CAD) software for creating precise 2D and 3D drawings.

AutoCAD User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • Learning AutoCAD 2022 with Shaun Bryan
  • AutoCAD 2022 Essential Training with Shaun Bryant
  • AutoCAD: Interface with Shaun Bryant
  • AutoCAD Tips and Tricks with Shaun Bryant

 

Adobe Illustrator

Vector graphics editor and design program for creating illustrations, artwork, drawings, and more.

Adobe Illustrator User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • Illustrator 2021 Essential Training by Tony Harmer

 

Adobe InDesign

Desktop publishing and page layout design software for creating posters, flyers, brochures, presentations, books & ebooks, and more.

Adobe InDesign User Guide

LinkedIn Learning training:

  • InDesign 2021 Essential Training by David Blatner