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Selection Shortcut for Adobe Audition

I hope it is the right place to ask an Adobe Audition specific question. I'm trying to get audio clips from a large audio file. When I play and pause a sound in Adobe Audition's Editor using Space, ...
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Is it legitimate to use a low pass filter on short segments of audio around stitch between two amplitude signals to remove noise?

I am trying to design a pipeline that will repeat a certain segment of audio N times (for instance, for 10s of input, repeat the segment from 3s to 5s four times). This generates unwanted high ...
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Is there a software that allows cutting while recording?

While recording a lecture, there are some pauses that are longer than 2 seconds or "ums" and "errs" that I would like to remove but have the sound continue recording. Purely to save time. At the ...
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Extracting common waveform from two clips

If one has an instrumental and non-instrumental version of a song, the vocals can be extracted by inverting the polarity of one of the sources, since the common audio cancels out. However, what if my ...
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Is it possible to extract speech from an audio with noises at the same/higher level than the speech using noise cancelation/source separation

I’m trying to extract speech from some videos which have noises at the same or higher level than the voice of the speaker. For instance listen from linked point in this video. Is it possible to ...
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How to create voice distortion like this amazing TED Talk

In "Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality," Anil Seth's demo of the brain being able to understand a completely distorted audio clip was amazing. (Just watch 60 seconds from this point ...
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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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When you Know it Needs Something Else

When you're jamming and have created a sound that you think would be really good if only you combined it with another layer or two, but you're not sure what it needs, what do you do? I've had this ...
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How do I make 2 voices in ONE audacity track sound about the same volume?

This is probably really simple for you. There are 2 people speaking in my new podcast, but one sounds louder than the other. How do I make it so that they sound about the same volume? I recorded them ...
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For voice editing, should I change the cutoff frequency with each note pitch?

I'm trying to remove the spaniard accent in a short phrase: Original Edited It turns out that removing the soft growling sound at the beginning of the word gitano, and using a low pass filter for ...
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Which DAW can provide editing of multiple MIDI channel tracks open simultaneously?

There is already a very similar question BUT it is not the same as my question, hence the reason for my question: Which DAW can handle simultaneous editing of MIDI channels / instruments per tracks? ...
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Options for unmixing sounds (source separation)?

Which solutions (standalone or plugins) exist for unmixing/de-mixing sources? Lets say I have a track with acoustic guitar and string synth in mono, and I want each source separated. Which tools ...
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Is there a standard way to organize audio tracks?

Usually, I order my audio tracks like this: Dialogs FX BG Music How do you do it? Is there some kind of standard to follow?
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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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Does lossy to lossless make sense in this case?

So, from my understanding audio lossy to lossless conversion is a no no. However, what if I want to edit a lossy file (e.g. change tempo, make cuts etc) and I don't want to lose quality by converting ...
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How is digital audio defined?

I want to make a voice changer, found the description of some effects, but I don't exactly understand what the digital audio looks like. How much information can I get from different audio formats, ...
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Microphone was too close, how to fix?

I have a six-minute audio recording that a child put a lot of time and effort into, six months ago, so re-recording is not an option. Everything is clear and understandable, but it sounds a bit ...
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Is there any way to remove foley from dialogue?

I have a single wav file that has both dialogue and computer keys clicking at the same time, is there any way to do an FFT or noise filtering to just isolate the dialogue? Thanks
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How to record the audio of one person's reaction to another person's line without overlapping audio?

I was told that it was best to record audio separately for every talent so that it would be easier during audio post if I want to increase the gain for one of the tracks etc. So if I only have a ...
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Easy way to remove spikes for the audio of a video file?

Is there an easy way to remove spikes in volume (coming for example from a feedback loop when recording) from the audio of a video file? I have this video for example which had problems during the ...
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Automating soundcheck: Can I get volume of an instrument from a live band audio GIVEN that I recorded the live mic input?

Let's say, during a live performance I save the mic input of every instrument and vocals. I also record the speaker output from the crowd. Can I extract the volumes of the individual instruments ...
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Split Audio File Into Seperate Tracks?

To start, I know very little about audio manipulation, other than splitting a track into smaller parts I haven't done much, so and ELI5 answer would be preferred. I have an audio file, and I want to ...
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What is the current state of the art in source separation? What tools are available?

I've seen a few questions around there at ultimately seem to be asking for software that does source separation, which refers to techniques for separating mixed-down audio into some approximation of ...
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How to create these punch SFX?

Punch Sample Hi all, the attached link is a clip extracted from Captain America Blu-ray. That is the first fight scene, and all the punch SFX are placed at Center channel only, there is no LFE. The ...
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How to remove hiss in Adobe Audition?

How can I remove hiss in a recording (due to too-low level preamp)? This was a live recording that I took from the mixing board on a Tascam, at 24-bit 96kHz recording. It has the direct input from ...
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How can layers of sound be distinguished, and therefore separated?

Let's say I have a file like WAV. It has singing and background music. What if one was to separate the background music from the background music, if this is even possible? If it possible, and it is ...
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Removing vocals using multiple versions of the same song

I have 4 tracks that are exactly the same, except that each one has vocals in a different language. I know how to remove center-panned vocals, but is there any way to remove them that takes advantage ...
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Can't remove vocal from a specific song

I tried a lot of way to remove the vocal from this song with audacity, but without any good results... I'm very new to this and perhaps not doing it right, but I think it may be the case of the song ...
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Where can I find an Audio project file from feature film as an example?

I'm an independent filmmaker, and I'm trying to improve my sound design skills for my next project. Have any of you come across a post or a website where a sound designer has uploaded an audio project ...
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Why can't I isolate center-panned audio using inverse phase cancelling?

In Audacity, you can split a stereo song to mono and invert the phase to remove center-panned audio (usually vocals). Can someone explain why inverting the result and adding the original (in mono) ...
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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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Need help for removing cloth rustle

Recently I'm doing dialogue premix for a feature. Unfortunately the recorded location sound are in poor quality. The boom track is useless, off-axis and reverby. Only the LAV mic track can be used. ...
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Audio effect to transform a local language to a “foreign / weird language”

My objective is take a video that I understand (in my case in Portuguese) and apply an audio effect that transform the conversation in a not understandable language, something similar russian, chinese ...
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When should a noise gate be applied?

I produce a weekly podcast and I'm slowly trying to improve my mixing and editing skills to make it sound as good as possible. The podcast is recorded with me and my co-host in the same room, which ...
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How can I make my voice recording sound more integrated with the beat?

I got a yeti mic with a gain adjuster on it and a pop filter. I even put the mic in a big box lined with 2 inch foam acoustic padding but my voice doesn't sound like it's actually on the beat like I ...
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Algorithm to detect time of striking each key in wave file

Suppose I have a wave file (*.wav) with a piece for piano solo recorded in it. It's not a midi file, keep that in mind. My question is: do you know of any plugin or any algorithm or any article in a ...
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editing ms dialogue recordings

i will work on a documentary which was recorded via ms (in combination with lavelier mics). is there anything you guys would recommend when editing ms dialogue tracks in protools? how would you ...
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Editing volume of a wav file on a Zoom H4n [closed]

is there a way to edit the volume of a wav. file after it has been recorded on a Zoom H4n?
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making a mashup of two songs with different BPM

in this mashup I tried to combine two songs, one that is BPM 99 and one that is BPM 104, I would like to know, was this effect moderated by the slicing and placements that I made? Maybe someone ...
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Remove asymmetrical buzzing sound from an audio

I'm trying to remove a buzzing sound from a recorded audio using Audacity. The sound happens to be not easy to remove using the built-in Noice Reduction filter because it's asymmetrical. Is there any ...
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Effects in Adobe Audition to make a voice sound like it's coming from inside a body / in your head

I'm editing a radio play and one of the characters is a heart, as in, the beating heart of another character. Does anyone know any effects I could use in Adobe Audition that I could use on the voice? ...
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Editing field recordings

I am new to field recording and do need to catch up on the basics to not re-invent the wheel. What i do is, i go out and record up to 1-3 min atmospheres with my Sony D100 in 48 kHz 24 bit to later ...
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How do you keep a tracklay session tidy?

I recently went to an open door event at a local post production house. They showed us their workflow and how they get things done quickly. They showed us their tracklay session. All the ambiences, ...
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Add white noise to silence

I edited an audio track where I silenced out unwanted interjections from the off. However, since the original track has a low but noticeable noise the perfect silence introduced with the silence ...
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Voice editing for anime video games

I'm new to voicing video games and was wondering how the editing process goes. How much editing does the voice actor do? Thanks, Natalya
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Remove irritating low hum from recording

I just recorded with a shure mic & a focusrite amp. I recorded it in my vocal booth. But for some reason there is a very irritating low hum, during the recorded - listen to the recording here - ...
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Are there any resources where I might be able to find post sound DAW screenshots for well known film and tv content?

first time poster and budding sound designer here, I often find that while watching great content that I'd love to know exactly how the sound was edited for a particular scene, particularly in regards ...
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Audacity records only 1 channel, inspite of being set to stereo

I use a Shure condenser mic with a Focusrite scarlett solo interface. However ever since the 1st time I connected it to the laptop , & recorded in Audacity & mixpad, It keeps recording only 1 ...
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Extend pen drawing sound from 1s to 2.5s

On SoundDogs, I found the sound of a marker drawing on paper for ca. one second: Hi Liter Marker- Draw Line, Long; Pens & Pencils The problem however is that I need the sound of a marker (or ...
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Sequence inserts/plugins for voice

I'm editing some spoken word audio (lectures recorded on a wireless lapel mic). I am using the following effects in Pro Tools 8. I am proficient with using these effects individually. But does it ...