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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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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 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
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Extract audio from mp4 container without re-encoding or command prompt?

How can you extract the audio file from an mp4 without re-encoding? Mp4 videos are just containers that have video and audio. In theory the audio file should be able to be extracted quickly in its ...
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My keyboard recordings sound tinny/low quality

I’ve recently started recording piano covers for Youtube. I use a USB and Audacity to record the audio. However, when I play it back on my computer it sounds more tinny or lower quality than my ...
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Best codec for voice and mechanical keyboard clicks?

I need to make videos where the audio incorporates only voice and occasional keyboard clicks (loud Cherry MX Blue keys). My question: what's the best audio codec to choose for this? A mono 128mbps ...
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Audio cuts out after some time on mixer when set to -10dBV level

I have a Behringer X1622USB mixer which I am trying to set up with my PC. I have my PC's motherboard line out connected to a stereo line in on the mixer, which is fine for the most part. On each line ...
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What does 100Hz 12dB per octave mean?

I have been trying to understand what 100Hz 12dB per octave means in a low pass filter. What does it really mean in full details? Any material can be of help.
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How to get number of Frames(or Samples) per sec or ms in a audio (.wav or .mp3) file?

some of the terms are but technical but please bare with me I've been observing an audio file under an Python language module the audio has a framerate/samplerate of 44100 per sec or hz and total ...
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Map MIDI signals to play custom audio clips

I'm trying to guess how to play audio clips using a MIDI controller. My controller is Yamaha DTX-MULTI 12 (Percussion pad). I've tried with Ableton Live 9 and it does what I'm looking for but I've ...
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Preamplifier to get Max Output Voltage

I'm looking a preamplifier to get 1-2 Volt as Maximum Output Voltage of a microphone with jack or RCA. To get a line-in signal and then modulate in FM. I don't know if this I've found works. Beh­...
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Which acoustic spectogram shows higher quality of audio file?

I have three acoustic spectograms of different copies of the same song: MP3; 320 kbps; 9.20 MB M4A (AAC); 256 kbps; 7.46 MB; Converted from 1. audio file via iTunes M4A (AAC); 225 kbps; 6.87 MB ...
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Extension cable for camera audio input

I have a lavalier system with a ATR35 mic. I want to use the mic with my DSLR, but the cord length needs to be longer. What do I look for when I buy an extension cable? I know that the mic is a dual ...
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What is the common solution and terminology for “smoothing out” a waveform?

I know that one of the solutions is de-essing (to remove sharp S sounds or "wet speech sounds") but it doesn't seem to work in my case. The waveform is the following for the lisp part: I noticed ...
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Can I use older DAFF files as HRIRs in VA?

I have some older DAFF files from head-related impulse response measurements of the Fabian dummy head. I believe they are OpenDAFF version 1.5. If I try to load it with the Matlab call hrir_id = va....
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Live streaming audio

I'm livestreaming a seminar on Tuesday and was curious about the sound. The event has three mics that are running to a back mixer. I'll be plugging the feed directly into my computer as an external ...
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Laptop external sound card

My laptop has a bad built in soundcard which is always cracking and popping when I listen to music or use protocols or anything. So I was wondering if an external soundcard would fix this problem?
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General/fundamental question about factors influencing audio quality

First of all, I apologize in advance for this question: this forum may not be a perfect fit for it, but it is the closest I could find on Stack Exchange. Furthermore, the 'How to Ask' posting ...
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Is there any application that can generate waveform and sine waves of audio files?

I'm trying to find an application that can generate waveform and sine waves of whatever audio file I input. I require this application for my college project, it is a research on sound and ...
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Separate speakers from stereo microphones

I have two audio tracks of dialogue: First, the speech of the client, second, the speech of the manager. The recording was done with two microphones. Unfortunately, each track contains the little ...
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What's the sound difference between blown out speakers and needing new foam?

I have a pair of beat up JBL MRV308's, however all the foam on the outside of each speaker is missing, and I suspect some of the speakers may be blown out (especially the top, higher-frequency ...
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Fixing distortion and low fidelity on a re-recorded audio cassette

I just found some music on a re-recorded second generation old audio cassette tape. The music is distorted on some parts of every track and has low fidelity. I want to improve the quality overall to ...
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Connect PS4 and Macbook together to analog speakers

I would like to connect my PS4 and Macbook Air together to analog audio speakers and easy work with that without switching wires all the time. PS4 has only Digital Output Audio (Toslink) and Macbook ...
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Does Maxing Volume On Computer and Controlling Volume With External Speakers Provide Best Sound Quality or Is It The Other Way Around

I have (speaker name) and use them to listen to music. They are connected to my Mac min computer. I have herd people say that it is better to turn the volume on the computer all the way up and control ...
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Minion Voice in Adobe Audition

How to manipulate a voice to match like Minion using Adobe Audition?
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removing controller noise when recording

I record gameplay through Nvidia Shadowplay using a Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone with pop filter, shock mount and foam cap. The audio is very clear but it picks up my ...
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Mackie studio monitors cut out a second or two after turning on with mAudio interface and Windows 10

I'm having issues with getting sound out of my studio monitors. Today I bought a new M-audio interface thinking it might have been the problem because I thought maybe my other interface was faulty, ...
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How do I fix bass on earbuds and speakers?

I want you to know that I have no education in music production. I am self-taught now for almost two years. I score orchestral music using FL Studio, but I have a problem. The sounds are different ...
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Possible to convert 15in speakers into 18in?

I need some advice. I want to start djing doing outdoor events. I bought the equipment I need however the Gemini speakers are 15 inch ones and I'm wondering if I can convert them into 18 inch ones by ...
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Why is there a 19.9 kHz tone in mobile digital recordings?

I have made a recording inside a quite office (office noise) with the Zoom H6 mobile recorder and XY microphones and got the following spectrum from the signal: There is a peak at about 19.8 kHz. ...
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Removing ground hum safely

At church we have a strong ground hum since we added a sound desk into the PA equipment. We have eliminated ground hum on the foldbacks by running them off the same power circuit as the desk. However ...
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Crossing stereo and mono cables between multiple instruments

My audio mixer comes with only one pair of mono phone jacks, which internally in the audio mixer are wired to come out as a stereo signal that goes to the computer on a USB cable. The piano also has ...
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I want to learn about the programming behind audio modification programs

I'm intrigued by the applications like Viper4Android. What language(s) should I know and what concepts? Specifically, I can't seem to find any good audio modification program (or even a good simple ...
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mp4 file has no sound

I recorded an mp4 file with 41mins, when i open it it shows the size and duration and plays through the file but doesn't have any sound. Does anyone know a way how to try and repair this or is this ...
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Roland TR-808 TO Roland Boutique JU-06

Just to reinterate the last question as to using the 808 with the Ju-06. What kind of lead jacks would i use to connect them ? I take it, it would be a 1/4" stereo jack from 808 output to 3.5mm stereo ...
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Best Audio interface for TR808 and JU-06?

I am currently using an old soundcraft folio mixer and don't think it's working properly anymore. So i need a new Audio Interface. I want to connect a Roland TR 808 Drum machine and a Roland Boutique ...
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How to resolve electrical hum issue

I record audio using 2 microphones connected via XLR cables to an audio interface, and behind the microphones I always have a ring light turned on. I live in Europe so everything I have has the EU ...
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How to split a recording to music and talking parts

I have recordings of a radio show that I'd like to listen to later. But I'd like to listen only to the music parts. Sometimes there are interviews or discussions without background musik I'd like to ...
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Frequency modulation with sound instead of radio waves

I would like to be able to hear a simulation of what the actual radio waves sound like, should I be able to hear them directly. I understand the math of frequency modulation, and am willing to make ...