Questions tagged [audio]

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Tool/Software to Bookmark Positions in Audio

I'm listening to many different, and quite lengthy, audios (lectures spanning 4-5 hours) and am not able to finish them in a single sitting. So I'm looking for a tool that lets me bookmark positions ...
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How to split audio in dry and wet audio files if I have the dry version

Say I have the same vocal on 2 tracks one dry and one harmonized with Zplane veilklang 2 CM (the edition of Computer Music). I want to procces the main vocal differently from the harmonized copies of ...
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Grand Audio Engineering/Mixing and Mastering Course? [duplicate]

Does anyone know courses or playlist(s) that shows how to get into the world of mixing, mastering and recording in a progressive manner? I'm a complete newbie and would like to learn but I don't know ...
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Transitioning from post into game audio

I'm a sound designer currently working in audio post and I'm interested in getting into working more in non-linear projects. I've worked on a game and a couple of apps but just on the sound fx and not ...
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“Compress” an AIFF file?

I'm wondering how I can compress several AIFF files to reduce their size at this point I don't care about sound quality, I just need to reduce the file size the problem is that AIFF is an ...
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Will these microphone background nosie solutions work?

I recently discovered that any microphone I plug in generates the same background noise. Some helpful users on Superuser pointed me towards buying a USB soundcard/Preamp to elminate this, and I've ...
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Sending PC audio through mixer sounds messed up

I have been using/playing around with the Behringer Xenyx 802 mixer for patching my PC audio, PS4 audio, and XLR microphone to various places. Mainly into the PC to stream to Twitch, and from the PC ...
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Can one speaker be used as equivalent of two speakers?

I have a two channel audio output device for PC. For some reason one of them is broken down. So, I have logically an one channel audio output device. Can I still use it to hear sound outputs belonged ...
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Connecting electric guitar to XLR

Is it possible and safe to connect my electric guitar to XLR input in my Focusrite - Scarlett Solo? If so, will I be getting worse signal from XLR than instrument input ?
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AAC m4a file corrupted while recording. Can anyone help me recover it? [duplicate]

Recorded an important voice memo on iPhone application. After the recording was stopped, the phone's battery died and AAC file was corrupted. It is 8mb and should play for roughly 45 minutes but the ...
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Need help finding a audio amp

first of all I'm a newbie to the whole audio thing. For the longest time I have been using a pair of speakers with a self build amp (not build by me, but a friend) and I'm using it solely in ...
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Utilizing PCI-E USB extension card for Less latency on Lynx Aurora for Windows

I'm facing a situation, where I have a high end Lynx Aurora 8 A/D and D/A converter, and I was initially running windows 10. I experienced high CPU spikes and problems with audio, but absolutely no ...
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Which spectrogram shows higher quality of the song?

I have two spectrograms of different copies of the same song. I just wanted to know how to tell which one has a greater quality than the other. Could someone help me? I think that the first one has ...
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How can I mix two wireless USB headsets in full duplex?

I'm the editor of an ESPN affiliate website covering an NBA team. I'm shooting video and recording audio for on-court interviews during pregame when there is typically a lot of background noise. My ...
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programming for sound design and music

Does someone have any names of softwares/gears related to sound that allow scripting or/and programming. my list for the moment: Software - Language - Purpose: Ableton Live - ClyphX, Max/MSP - Clip ...
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How to Improve 1-Mic 2-People Video Podcast Audio (with Audience)?

Everyone seems to have unique issues, and I was hoping for some advice. I help out on a video podcast/show, with two people at a table, and currently record them with just a Zoom H6 on a stand ...
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Certain tracks have crazy volume on certain speakers? [duplicate]

I'm a new video editor and I was working on this little promo for work and when I listen to the promo with my editing headphones, or the computer speakers, or master control, everything sounds fine. ...
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how to link audio in and out of several computers together for network training

I want to design and build a device which will take the audio output of several computers ,i.e. a mixer, and feed that output back to the audio inputs of all those computers. The result would be an ...
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What factors play into how piercing a percussive sound is?

So I am working on developing a decently unique metronome app. One of my goals is to optimize the sound that the metronome uses as much as humanly possible. A goal would be that the sound be easily ...
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Connecting multiple audio sources to single pair of passive speakers

An organization I work for received an old pair of Bose speakers as a donation. The speakers themselves are passive, so they need an amplifier. Unfortunately, I can't recall the model number of the ...
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What are the latest Innovative Audio Technologies

Just to get up to date, Do you have any links to websites/blogs, magazine or shops (this could be one specific shop's category) dedicated exclusively to innovative audio technologies (hardware, web, ...
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How to standardize two similar microphones?

I am using two similar microphones for my Active Noise Cancellation project. I need to use the microphone input values in LMS Algorithm,I want to standardize the two microphones, so the iterative ...
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Favourite FREE sound design plug-ins?

Thought it'd be good to have a thread discussing everyones favourite free plug-ins that they use for sound design, everyone likes free. A useful resource for everyone! To get the ball rolling for me ...
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Need help setting up 2 Audio Feed inputs with two seperate auto outputs.

I'm using Scanner Cast and was needing help trying to find the best way to have two different scanner audio feeds that can be uploaded to two scanner cast feeds without each hearing the other. Right ...
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Having volume issues when recording a podcast

When I'm recording a podcast with my two other co-hosts, lately the output sound has been fluctuating to loud and then very quiet levels seeminly randomly. We've replaced the mics and cords with no ...
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Play music through multiple speakers

Hi I'm working on a project where I'd like to hook up about 15 small speakers and play music through them. I'm setting up a haunted path for a halloween party (2016) at my house. I have a long ...
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Help me understand Class-D amplifier intrinsic noise

Introduction I've recently entered the prosumer/pro audio market by buying JBL LSR305 studio monitors and noticed that the tweeters produce constant high-pitched noise (most people apparently call it ...
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Using a mixer with a PC and PS4

I have been looking into using an audio mixer for my PS4 streaming. I am probably going to get a decent XLR microphone to use, and use this mixer, but need a little direction. http://www.amazon.com/...
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multiple files as a single track in a CUE sheet?

Skimmed the CUE spec and the documentation/examples on digitalx.org, but didn't see an answer to my specific question. Thanks for any help in advance. I have several files which contain a number of ...
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Making an internal microphone waterproof

I am incredibly new to audio and was wondering if you guys could help me out. I am trying to find a way of keeping an enclosure watertight whilst picking up audio using a digital surface mount ...
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Looking for Sound Design Masters in Europe [duplicate]

I want to do Masters in Sound Design from Europe. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Currently I am working as a software developer in a leading company. Can ...
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Mastering for Android

i'm a sound designer and composer for mobile games, especially casual games for android/ios. i still have to learn a lot about mixing and mastering, but when it comes to mastering for an android game, ...
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Programming a Vectorscope

I'm currently attempting to create a vectorscope that analyzes realtime audio in Javascript using the Web Audio API. During every cycle, the API allows access to the current frequency data and time ...
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Monitors and Audio Interface

I'm getting 2 KRK monitors and I know that the quality of the sound it's a lot better if you are using a audio interface, but my question is, would matter the computer that I have? I mean, would my ...
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Is it possible to have an external fader for controlling a soundboard

My buddy and I run audio for my church, and we had a great idea to mess around with. We wanted to hook up an external slide fader to a boat throttle via some pulleys and springs, and control the whole ...
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Locate similar audio files on your system based on spectral content?

I am looking for an OSX editor software that can take an input file and find similar sounding files on my system based on its spectral content. Any suggestions?
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Mixing many audio files fast and easy

I have to mix audio data for a machine learning task. The setting is the following: I have two folders of tracks. One contains background files with background noise, the other contains files with a ...
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Recording field audio of car engine/exhaust/etc

Ok so to jump right into it, a couple of friends and I picked up an 2014 Audi RS7 and plan to make a commercial/teaser-esque video of it. I have three GoPro hero4 black editions so the video portion ...
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How to control signal (red noise) generator by another one (Rocket engine effect - Subtractive synthesis of sound)

I am programming some sound effects in Java and exporting them into .wav files. Currently, I am trying to program a rocket engine sound effect. I want to do it in the following way: The sound of a ...
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Inside a phone booth

I want to create an EQ or other approach that mimics a person inside an old style enclosed phone booth. Any thoughts? Thanks
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Local Council needs recording device for barking dog matter

I have been tasked with finding options for our government council to purchase an outdoor recording device we can possibly attach to a fence, post, car or tree to monitor some of our VIP Nuisance ...
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Is it possible to mix MP3 Files into an audio mix a long mp3 without degredation?

I want to add and crossfade multiple mp3s into a long mix. Is there software that can mix many mp3's without re-encoding? If i use a normal mixing program and decode-re-incode, how much worse is the ...
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Scales vs. Harmonic Notes

If an ambient sound is to be generated with specific frequencies, would it, in general, sound better if those frequencies are notes selected from a specific scale, or frequencies that are all harmonic ...
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How to shift frequency of whole audio file?

How can I shift the frequency of a whole audio file. So as if there was a sound at 500 Hz and I wanted to shift the audio by 50 Hz, that sound would then be at 550 Hz, and a sound at 1000 Hz would be ...
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How to wire a mono signal to a stereo jack so both channels are the same

Can I just divide the wiring and send the same signal parallely to left and right channel? I have a feeling there's more to it than just that.
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Is there a way to connect a FireWire audio interface to a USB port?

My notebook only has HDMI, USB 2 and USB 3 ports. I would like to connect it to a FireWire audio interface. I did some research and found out I can't use a simple adapter. The interface is M-Audio ...
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Izotope RX and Pro Tools : Audio Device Error

When I try to use standalone Izotope Rx with Pro Tools 10 with "connect" i get this error message: "The selected audio device cannot be opened. Please make sure it's not in use by another ...
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midi problems audio/midi interface

I just purchased the Presonis 22vsl audio/midi interface, with studio one artist. I have a KORG MS 2000 , and a Roland MC-505 Groovebox. I tried several midi configs. Trying to play the Ms2000 as ...
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Low electronic noise in my audio

Hello and thankyou in advance for helping me. I've been having some audio issues for the past few months and I have no idea how to get rid of it. I've tried getting a new mixer and that didn't work. ...
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What type of filter is the “French Low Pass Filter”?

What kind of filter is a French Lowpass Filter? In one example I know of, the Serum soft synth, there is a lowpass filter called the "French LP" under the "Misc" set of filters. I suspect it may ...