Questions tagged [daw]

A digital audio workstation (DAW) is an electric or electronic device, or computer software application for recording, editing and producing audio files.

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What does the term quantization refer to?

Many DAWs have the option to "quantize" a set of notes. What does it do?
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Are outboard processors dead?

Do outboard processors such as compressors, reverb units, etc. have anything distinct advantages in any area today? I'm especially thinking of analog units because of the added D/A-A/D round-trip and ...
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Do any of the popular DAWs allow you to insert a “pause” into a project.

Do any of the popular DAWs allow you to insert a "pause" into a project. So for example, I click "play" at the beginning of a file, and the DAW plays back the audio until it comes to a "pause" marker ...
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What kind of Mic? What Daw?

I would like to buy the equipment to start recording sound effects (doors creaking, wind, ...) and create a small library of sounds, to practice; I would like some advice on what are the most suitable ...
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What DAW should I go for?

Hi y'all! Currently I play around with Cubase LE 4 (I got it with my Zoom H4 and My Presonus Firebox) but I long for a Soundforge like product that I used to have many, many years ago... I'm looking ...
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A trip down your DAW memory lane

This could lead to some very long posts, but here goes anyways... I got into a conversation with the guys at work about the old DAWs they used to use, what's changed, what they miss, and what's ...
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how can I do a multiple track mix down on nuendo4?

I edit and master voice-overs during the week, most of them are short questions, answers or statements. What I would like to know is if there is a quick way of exporting all of the events/sounds in ...
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Templates and workflow

I'm thinking specifically for pro tools but feel free to chime in if you use another DAW. I'm curious to see how many and what kinds of templates you all have set up for day to day work. Any info or ...
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Pro Tools vs Logic…

Hi all, I am looking for a little bit of advice on DAWs. I am Mac-based and have exclusively used Logic Studio for my work which, so far, I have found to be sufficient. But I am beginning to wonder ...
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How to deal with OMF/AAF on PC platforms

When I first started in film, I was coming from a music production angle and could pretty much work on any DAW I wanted, since nothing ever left the program. I was blissfully unaware of the problems ...
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Pro Tools and Adobe Premiere

I have an independent gig coming up where they're editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CS4. Has anyone had any experience passing files between Premiere and Pro Tools (8.0.1)? Would you record to camera or ...
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Which DAW do you use?

I'm just wondering, which DAW or software is the best and cheapest for designing sound. I'm working in a studio, and we use Steinberg Nuendo on a PC. It's quite good and comfortable software. You can ...

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