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How to measure time between main beats?

What is the fastest way to measure time between main beats? Take a look at the image: I am doing a lot of syncing to animations, and it seems to be a little time consuming and placing each marker ...
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I need help identifying the origins of this sound effect

trying to find where this sound effect (dodododododooo)comes from. said to be from a free sound effect site. please, I need these sound effects!!!
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How to manipulate speech intonation to reflect different tones?

I have trained a text-to-speech engine to synthesize plain tone speech pretty naturally. So now I would like to expand its ability and let it ask people questions, or stress certain words in its ...
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How can i remove noise from sound coming from my computer mic jack ?

Normaly The signal comming from the computer audio jack should not have any noise. But when i connect the signal to my oscilloscope i see a lot of noise in the signal. How to solve this ?
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Music but low / intermittent vocals

I found out today that if I plug my Apple EarPods into my laptop's 3.5mm jack almost all the way, but not completely in, I can listen to music where the background music plays nearly perfectly, but I ...
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How to power an outdoor DJ Set?

I occasionally see videos of outdoor DJ sets is places that look like they are far from any standard power source. There are many on YouTube but here is an example: . ...
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exporting .wav as .m4a creating sync issue in audacity

Edit: it's 0.0330s delay, not half a second sorry. ALso the problem occurs when converting the wav to .m4a in ffmpeg using the basic ffmpeg -i input.wav output.m4a, and I used the newest release of ...
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Did hdmi ever not support audio? [closed]

My professor was going through slides and said “Oops, that should say hdmi supported. I wrote these slides when HDMI didn’t support sound.” Is this true? I can’t find anything saying that HDMI didn’t ...
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Audio Splitting from USB Audio Interfaces?

I have 2 Behringer UMC202HD Audio Interfaces. I use two so I can send my XLR signal to 2 separate computers. My problem is for some reason when I record my voice on either PC I get audio on only the ...
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I cant remove “hiss” sound on my Audacity track

To briefly explain my problem, when I play the audio track on Audacity and any media player on my PC, it sounds absolutely perfect. When I try on my phone's media player, it also sounds perfect. But ...
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How do I fix the frequency of my audio?

I am editing some audio files of an existing game. The current frequency rate Im using is 6500hz and the music sounds pretty bad. P. D If I use 44100hz there will be a lot of noise. I am using ...
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Is this a sensible setup for interviews?

I'm buying equipment for a series of sit-down interviews involving two people which will be published online - our company's first go at producing these in-house. We already have a few decent ...
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Connect DJ controller to 2x home speakers using AUX

Apologies in advance if this question is stupid, but I am a complete novice when it comes to sound so please bear with me. Short of it is: I have a DJ controller (https://www.thedjshop.co.uk/pioneer-...
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How to substract two similar audios, and play the difference(in wav.file or mp3. file)

I have two audios, the original audio A and the new audio B, B is made from A by adding some noise, now, is it possible that I want to extract the noise and play it? By playing it, I need the noise to ...
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Combine PS4 and PC audio to have it play through one headset (through means of a mixer?)

So, first of all, I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask a question like this. If it isn't, my apologies; but I'd still very much appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction ...
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Going from Cell Phone 1/8" stereo jack (in mono mode) to Behringer MPA40BT-PRO

I have a Behringer MPA40BT-PRO portable PA system. I want to play iRealPro on my cell phone and have the output go to the Behringer PA just mentioned. CellPhone => 1/8" ??? Jack ====> 1/4" ...
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How can these wav/mpeg files be the exact same duration—down to the (apparent) millionth of a second?

I'm working on a project that involves many different .wav files. In checking out some attributes of these files, I noticed something strange: The duration of all the files looks to be chunked in some ...
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Strange audio signal from unknown source

today I stumbled upon one folder in my backups I totally forgot about. It contains an audio file, a spectrogram and some observation. In mid 2017 (starting from june) my speakers began to (seemingly ...
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One of my speakers won’t play high frequencies until volume is raised very high

My hifi has two speakers The left speaker, when I start to play something (after having had the unit switched off for a while) will reproduce low and mid frequencies fine. It will not reproduce high ...
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Can running audio from a laptop ruin your mixer?

We have a Behringer X-32 and two S-16 digital snakes. We were running our audio from a laptop (using a plethora of adapters--all passive--to go from 3.5mm stereo to xlr) to one of the digital snakes ...
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read or visualize impulse response in daff files [Virtual Acoustic]

I'm working on designing HRTF in daff files and i would like to visualize some impulse response of some reference angle to compare my measurements(with some example like "...
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Audacity Recorded Commentary Is Out Of Sync With My Webcam And Gameplay Recordings

so basically my commentary that i recorded for a game play video is out of sync with my webcam footage and my gameplay footage Webcam: Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam My Microphone: Stadium USBMIC1 (...
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Recording A Lot Short Audio Clips

Just a heads up: I have 0 audio experience. So I'm working on a project where I need a number of short audio clips. Like, a lot. I was thinking that it would be tedious to create a new file, record, ...
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What causes an imported audio CD file to have silent gaps?

I used Audacity to import an audio file from a CD and I see that the file has numerous silent gaps in it. Are these gaps from the original CD?
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Any way to find out the sample rate, etc. of a .VOX file?

I'm unfamiliar with .VOX files, and I've come across one that I'd like to try and unpack; however, I'm unsure the sample rate and other specifics needed to decode it. I've fiddled around with some ....
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Audio interface question - number of inputs needed?

I m new to sound recording and I want to be able to record the following: a digital piano (2 line outs) condenser microphone I m looking into the Safire 2i2 Are there enough inputs on this thing? ...
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What's the difference between 3 pin, 4 pin, and 5 pin XLR intercom headsets?

I'm looking for new headsets for an old Clear-com intercom system in a community theatre. All the plugs in the walls for the system are 3-pin XLR, but shopping around I can't find anything but 4 and 5 ...
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Seamless audio track / music loop - Auto / Automatic / AI / Script

I always loop audio tracks for my daily vlog. It's like audio track is 3 minutes but I make this audio like 20 minutes. I just find one point near the beginning that also appears near the end. Then ...
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Is there a sound quality difference between RCA (analog) and optical (digital) connections?

All other things being equal, if there's an option for connecting two components using RCA cabling or connecting the same two components using an optical cable, is there any reason to prefer one ...
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Is DSD actually practical or just theoretical

From what ive read on the internet and on google, DSD is able to capture sound at 1 bit. From what i understand, this is essentially a way to capture audio at the most atomic level?? I'm not an ...
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Does a 64 OHMS Headphones require an amplifier? [closed]

I recently bought a pair of HD7 from Presonus (https://www.presonus.com/products/HD7) which are 2 x 32 ohms headphones. They sound good but not as good as I though they would. Would that be due to ...
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What is causing this audio glitch during recording?

I have recorded some voice over using a condensor mic and the Presonus AudioBox iTwo (2-channel interface) into Logic X. The problem is that have found some random pops/clicks in the recordings. It ...
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Wav file amplification

I have a wav file that the subject is whispering in, how do I amplify without distortion? I have tried using Audacity, made it slightly better but audio still too low. Thanks
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Audio callback and multiple threads

Given that real time inputs(low latency, say 96000khz SR and 128 "byte"(generally are these actually bytes or frames?) is about 1ms to process the input) must be processed quickly, I can't see how ...
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Connection protocol between Virtual acoustic and the Xsens Mtw Awinda for matlab

Im working on my project of bachelor degree. I would like to know if there is some connection protocol between Virtual acoustic and the Xsens sensor, model Mtw Awinda for matlab. I need it to ...
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Why do YouTube Converters use MP3? [closed]

So youtube-dl shows that YouTube only uses Opus, m4a and vorbis containers. So how do these YouTube to MP3 converters get the MP3 then? Do they transcode from a lossy format? Isn't it better to get ...
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How do i take the arpeggiated midi and get the notes/rhythms being played in logic pro?

I arpeggiated a bass line in logic using the smart tools. I want it to show me the score for what's being played but it only shows me the chords at the moment.
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Is there a way to split audio?

I have two separate mono speakers. Is there a way to split the output from my computer into two 3.5mm jacks, one being the left channel and the other being the right? Also, I have a SoundBlasterX AE5, ...
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Why don't speakers sound as good as instruments

In audiophile communities you often see a crazy amount of tweaking and gear designed around sound, but I'm curious on a technical level, are there known reasons why speakers don't sound as good as a ...
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How to create a gravelly creature voice in Audacity?

I'm creating an audio skit for a Dungeons & Dragons Online podcast, and one of the characters is a "Warforged", a creature made of wood and metal. I'd like his voice to be kind of raspy and ...
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Inputs ports unmapped

I tried to record using my f4 vst connections input, on adding bus on the input, it's showing on stereo mix realtek high... Instead of mono inputs Scarlett 2i4. I understand that it means my input ...
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Left output to headphones?

In my audio card I have one output to headphones, and two more channels that are meant to be for left and right speakers. But I don't have left and right cables on my speakers, so what I would want to ...
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How to figure out Line-in or Mic-in [closed]

I've been searching around for a soundcard to stream audio into my computer from an outside source, since my current motherboard supports mic-in instead of line-in, it sounds like garbo. However, on ...
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Suitable lapel/neckband microphone for dual mic presentation

So, I record a small youtube channel with a friend, we record games, camera is top down and we both have lapel mics as we tend to record in dining area's etc where it sounds a bit too echoey. The ...
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Is there a way to normalize a track, in the sense of removing dynamics?

I've got a recording which fluctuates volume frequently. What I'd like to do is remove the dynamics and have the whole track play at essentially the same volume level. Is there any way to do this ...
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Open source software/library/tool/patch/… for converting audio to MIDI suggestions?

Having found 2 open source tools that can convert any audio file to midi, I'm still interested if there are others (for comparison). I've tried WaoN and Audio_to_midi_melodia. But not all samples ...
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Mixing amplified signals of a 2.1 amp and outputting them to 2 speakers

I would like to mix the dedicated bass output of this amp with both the left and right channels and output the respective combined signal (L+bass, R+bass) on a set of two 200W, 4 Ohm speakers. A ...
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For my specific purpose (1 mic, hiphop vocals only), will one of these preamps give a better sound?

Looking at the new Presonus Quantum 2 at $700. Since I'm just using one mic (TLM 102) and laying down vocals, is there an advantage to getting that over their lower end modals, such as their Studio 6|...
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Automatically locate part of waveform in long audio file using another waveform which is a small part of it

I have a very long audio file (10 hours). I also have a shorter audio file (10 seconds). The short audio file is a small piece of the long audio file. I.e the long audio file in some place contains ...
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How to create an audio file from a spectrogram?

Is there any program for this? I can not find anything for this