I learned about the process unexpectedly when in a previous life I was selling very early DAWs in the UK to recording studios, musicians and broadcasters. Someone mentioned to me that this particular DAW product would be ideal for audio track laying for films - a process today that often included under the heading of 'Sound Design'. It means that if you are dealing with the car crash we mentioned above, then you just need to drag the clip into your project and it will automatically sync to the video.
Audio Design Desk improves this process almost magically by allowing sound clips to be assigned to keys on a QWERTY keyboard (or an external controller). It transforms the keyboard into a sampler, which the operator can 'play' by hitting a key at the exact point when the sound effect is….