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Workflow: Getting sounds into your library.

Sound design is like cooking in a lot of ways. When you cook a giant meal, it's a lot of fun. But the clean-up is boring. What they say when you're learning to cook is that you have to clean-up as you ...
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Sound Effects libraries and structuring

Hi, I'm currently building a sound effects library of my own (as I'm sure most you already are doing). My question is this: How do you keep your files organised, do you use a numeric, categoric or ...
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Props and potential uses

This thread could be a collection of props and associated ideas for when: you have props you don't know what to do with you need a sound you don't know how to prop up (is that even a term?) Ideally, ...
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Retaining Metadata in .aif to .wav Conversion?

So, let's say I have a pile of a couple thousand .aifs all nice and pretty with Soundminer metadata perfectly intact. But for one reason or another, these .aifs need to be converted to .wavs. Is ...
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What are some of the oddest filenames in your library?

Some of my classics: Hen attack Cabbage bat Bunny guts Mud hammer Wind by Sandyface Gut slides all very meaningful (to me at least)
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Embedding or attaching a picture when cataloguing sound FX

Is it possible to embed / attach a jpg file (or any picture file format for that matter) to a WAV file? I read somewhere ages ago that you can but have been unable to remember where. I'm in the ...
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What's YOUR “Wilhelm Scream?”

The Wilhelm Scream may be the most famous sound in history. I've never used it in a project, but I DO have a sound that I try to work into everything. It's my personal Wilhelm Scream. It's a mono ...
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Sound effects library that is full of big rocks!

Hey all, I'm wondering if anyone has made use of a library that contains lots of nice large rock slides, scrapes and impacts? We have the 6000 and DigiSeries at work and although they are pretty ...
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What sound samples haven't been recorded?

In the world of online sample packs, some sounds are far too easy to find (read: overload of the same thing in many sample packs). This may be dog barks, running water, etc. What I have found is that ...
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A good value sound library search engine for the Mac?

I'm looking into having a sound library search engine for my sounds. My organised folders and filenames work to a point, but I can see soon it will get a little too much. I've looked at some of the ...