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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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Which sound format converts to text in SoX?

The SoX command line program lists 85 sound formats. I need one that converts WAV files to a text format, listing the amplitude values in numerical form, preferably as integers. Which format does ...
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Best audio Format for pure audio of Vinyl Digitization

I understand that this is a fairly subjective question, so let me provide a little bit of background. I am trying to set up a easy to use panel with a couple of buttons to make digitizing old vinyl ...
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optimal way to transcode 320 mp3 kbps to a more efficient lossy format? [duplicate]

Several thousand 320kbps mp3s of studio and live high fidelity recordings of concerts will be landing on my computer soon. (not pirated, I promise you!) I'm happy to have and use them for personal ...
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Which audio file format gives smallest size for silent tracks?

I want to make a bunch of silent audio files (of different lengths: A few seconds up to some minutes), just to but them into playlists and so on in order to have silent times in between. I am ...
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Friends, share your experience of how you found your full time sound design job, please [closed]

I have just finished my BA in Music and I have been working on different sound design projects throughout studying. Now what I want is instead of proactively searching for gigs to present my sound ...
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Convert FL Studio time to just Ticks

I need to convert FL's bar/step:tick to just ticks. The end of the song as FL shows it is 42:04:095 but in just ticks it is 64416. I need the tick number to use a external program. Also, is there a ...
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Is it possible to import Ableton Live's sound libraries into Logic Pro?

I own both Logic Pro X and Ableton Live 9. I'm wondering if there is a way to use Live's sound packs/libraries in Logic. I have been using Logic since it was available for Windows; so a very long ...
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Each instrument in its own track - format and online resources?

I'm making a visualization app, where the user can control instrumentals in an orchestra - volume of strings, horns, etc - similar to how an orchestra conductor would do it... I am looking for ...
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How can wav sample formats be predicted?

I've been developing an audio synthesizer and it's pretty much all up and running, but I've run into a bit of an issue while trying to load various audio. Everything works as intended to the best of ...
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5.1 DVD Audio Formats

Making DVDs : When a dvd is made. Is it true that they usually put it in this order : 1.L - 2.R - 3.C - 4.LFE - 5.Ls - 6.Rs - 7.Lt - 8.Rt - and when the dvd is read and a 5.1 audio system is detected ...
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Recording software that will record multitrack streams to different formats (live)

What i need is pure recording software, so it does not need to have an UI like a DAW, none of the editing, moving tracks or effects features are needed. I want it to have the following features: ...
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If I shot a movie in 16:9 format in Ultra HD will the movie theatre play it?

Most films for cinema are not in 16:9 format. If I shot a movie in 16:9 format in Ultra HD, would there be any technical issue with getting it played in theatres?
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Resume Formats for Sound Editors/Designers

First of all, I really enjoy this site and wish everyone tons of luck in their current and future projects. My question is one regarding the structuring of resumes or CVs for sound editors. Is there ...
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Sound formats / Dolby technologies

Hello everybody! I am a sound design student. I am exploring the subject of history of sound formats, especially Split Surround. Unfortunately, there is not enough information for me to understand ...
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Vectorized audio? Does it exist? Its pros and cons? Which formats?

In grahpics-design, vectorized content are much easier to work with version-control rather than raster images: much smaller space so more fit to Git -style version-controlling. Can I do it somehow ...
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Space Saving Archive Format

I was in a debate with some game designers I work with about the best archiving format. What it inevitably came down to was a really dumb test, in which the results were futile in producing a winner ...
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Output ogg / FLAC from Adobe Audition

How can I export an ogg or FLAC file from adobe Audition? is there a plugin? If so, how do I install it, both on Mac and Windows? preferably looking for an all in one solution for simplicity
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Festival Sound entry list

Hey guys a film I worked on is being submitted for a festival and the producer has been asked what format the sound is, there is a link to the list he has been given, all I did was mix it on pro tools ...
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Format conversion safety of files linked from Audacity projects

If I record in WAV, create an Audacity project that links to those files, modify the project, export the final cuts, save everything, convert the WAV files to FLAC to save space, then convert the FLAC ...
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Working with video editors

Hi all, I'm trying to create a list of best practices for interfacing with video editors. I know very little about the video side of things and often work with editors who know very little about the ...