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Get unlimited access to every course in our library using any device with a browser and a connection to the internet.

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Purchase individual courses for online streaming playback! It's always online just how you left it.

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Purchase a course Application on your favourite device for offline playback.

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Introducing the new & improved NLE Video Player

  • An immersive video playback experience

    Browse between videos and bookmark your favorites.

  • Take notes so you can study them later

    Jot down some notes as you watch, and click the timestamp to revisit that part of the video!

  • Read through the available closed captions

    Turn on the closed captions or scan through the video transcript at a glance.

  • Take part in discussions with other members

    Help answer questions from other users, or ask some questions of your own.

  • Test your knowledge by taking the Course Quiz

    Reinforce your learning with comprehensive, multiple choice Course Quizzes.

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Get started with a Curriculum

Not sure where to begin? We've developed several Curriculums to guide your learning experience. Go from being a beginner to being a pro, and get an official Certificate of Completion while you're at it!

Check out some of our most popular Curriculums:

The Foundation of Synthesis
The Foundation of Synthesis six part tutorial series with Marc Doty. Each tutorial demonstrates the science of sound and the principles of synthesis. The excellent videos are full of informative graphics and hands-on demonstrations in which Marc Doty uses a variety of classic analog synthesizers from many different designers. These tutorials explore the history of synthesis, sound generation through oscillators, the functionality of the filter, the mysteries of control voltage, advan
1 courses, 1h 09m
MIDI Association Course
Like air, MIDI is everywhere. It fuels the music you compose, listen to and produce. It's on your computer, phone and tablet. It's transmitted by MIDI cables, USB, WiFi and Bluetooth. But what is MIDI and how does it work? This course, by MIDI expert Peter Schwartz, illuminates both the science and art of MIDI.
1 courses, 3h 51m
Audiopedia 109
The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This ninth installment is about MIDI terminology.
1 courses, 0h 00m
The MIDI Orchestra
These courses are designed to get you up-to-speed with the tools and techniques of creating orchestral mockups using MIDI. You learn the techniques of how to make MIDI instruments sound "real". You see how to set up orchestral templates and get a comprehensive look at compositional tools you can use to create different moods and styles.
3 courses, 2h 28m

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View your Achievements page and track your learning progress by earning points and badges for completing tasks. Earn as many points as you can to raise your Leaderboard standing!

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Proudly display your learning history on your User Profile! View your learning statistics, follows & followers, badges, and course history. Stay up-to-date on what your friends are up to by viewing your Network Activity.

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