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How do I fix clipping distortion in my audio recording?

I've recorded a living room concert of two singers with two guitars with a Zoom H2. The recording is fine 90% of the time, but there is some clipping distortion. I think this is caused because I had ...
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How to clean a digitally-distorted recording?

We all know what happens when the recording level goes too high during Analog to Digital conversion: harsh non-musical sound covering everything else (ok, on occasion it might be sort of musical, but ...
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What is "clipping" distortion? What causes it, and how to avoid it when recording audio?

What is "clipping" distortion? What causes it, and how to avoid it when recording audio?