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Volume automation and noise reduction

What is the role of the dialogue editor in volume automation and noise reduction in movie post production? Thanks, Eduardo
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How to improve recording signal quality/reduce noise?

I have an electric keyboard which has pretty good-sounding output. It has two headphone jacks which provide the same output which sounds good with my headphones. I wanted to record the output so I got ...
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App for audio feedback frequency detection?

For curiosity I've started writing a mobile application that would detect when there's audio feedback on the live stage and what's the feedback frequency(ies) so that an sound engineer (SE) can turn ...
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Reduce noise from multiple clips

I have a whole pile of individual clips all taken from the same interview that I'm editing in premiere, unfortunately, theres some pretty solid noise on the clips. I love Audition, and it's very handy ...
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Is there an equivalent to Audacity's noise reduction effect in other DAW?

I have tried with Ardour, Rosegarden and Traverso, so far all these DAW are better than Audacity but for one thing: they lack this functionality that lets me select a piece of noise as a sample and ...
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How do you get rid of the birds in your recordings?

It's spring here and the birds are singing - but sometimes you just don't want them in your recordings ... so my question to you is what are your tricks for getting rid of those birds in your ...
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how to apply a denoiser on a noisy scene

I am approaching to a new project, and have one scene very noisy, I splitted tracks, placed correctly roomtone, smoothed the transition,etc etc, ( applyed many john purcell advises) now i need to ...
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removing hammering noise behind speech

Rather unfortunate hammering noise presents itself in some footage I am processing, where the source of the sounds may actually be the heating / boiler in the building. You can hear it here (in the ...
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removing electrical artefact background sounds behind speech

Maybe this is an elementary type of noise, but I find a strange intermittent rattle in a video I am processing As I don't know any good denomination for it, I would describe it as some kind of ...
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Isolate Voice and Reduce Ambient Sounds

I am trying to record voice anywhere. That is why I need a way to isolate the voice and reduce ambient sounds such as cars or trains. Ideally I want to do this with an iPhone, which does not have a ...
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There is static when I export video where there is none in editing (premiere pro)

The problem is that when I export the video, there is static in the beginning of each clip, which goes away after a little while. It's very prominent when there are a lot of quick cuts. In the longer ...
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Randy Thom Interview Question.

http://soundworkscollection.com/howtotrainyourdragonpanel I watched the great video on sound works collection that was on the sound of "How to Train your Dragon". I have two questions about some of ...
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Best Noise reduction methods?

When I record I always pick up background noise as I don't have a proper studio environment. Its usually a constant noise like the computer fan or a low rumble. I get rid of this with sound forge's ...
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Anyone have any luck fixing/attenuating wireless hits?

Hey Guys, A buddy of mine recently came to me with a seminar vid that contains some pretty nasty RF hits. Unfortunately the only sources are the lav on the speaker and the onboard camera audio (which ...
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Fix for terrible “Hard Drive Noise” Audio Interference?

When recording direct input instrument audio using Ableton, my recording is plagued with a terrible noise interference that sounds like the clicks and movements of my PCs internal Hard Disk drive. ...
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How tough is it to eliminate the background noises of this video?

As in the title, how tough is it to eliminate the background noises of this video?
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Cleaning up noise from nature/ambience recordings?

Hello all, i really really hate noise(mic/preamp noise), and my recording rig isn't that great(fostex fr2le, 2x rode nt5)...now, cleaning up some sfx, that were close mic'ed, is easy with izotope rx2,...
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How can I quiet a noisy computer in my home studio?

I have a basic home studio setup with a Macbook, Apogee Duet, Logic, and a few microphones. Most times while recording, the fan on my laptop is spinning furiously; this is a problem when I record ...
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Headphones for working on noisy trains?

I seem to be spending lots of time on the train at the moment, and I'd really like to use it to get some work done. My current headphones are Beyer DT250's, which I like but they aren't great at ...
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Obnoxiously noisy dialogue

I just got some pretty terribly recorded dialogue with a lot of hiss on the track and have been trying to get rid of it with C4 and RX denoiser but I can't seem to completely get rid of the hiss. Not ...
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Bias Tone in Old Film Audio

I'm conforming and repairing a foreign language version of a classic 1941 film. Among it's many problems is an inaudible high frequency tone that screeches when I scrub. Obviously slowing makes it ...
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Hypothetical Question: In-Car Hands Free Microphone - Unlimited Budget - What Would You Do?

Hello, Totally hypothetical question: A wealthy man approaches asks you to design the optimal microphone solution for an in-car hands-free calling system. He has three goals: A: eliminate ...
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Removal of Pops From Old Optical Tracks

I'm cleaning old optical tracks that have varying amounts of pops. The pops could have resulted from splices or dust on the print. What are the best Pro Tools plug-ins to remove this type of ...
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inexpensive soundproofing material

I know there's professional grade noise damping material but if I'm on a budget, what other options are there? I've heard of denim, roofing shingles and just cloth in general. But what other options ...
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Recording quiet sounds (like birdsong) with Sony D50

Hi there,I was wondering what tips anyone would have for recording a dawn chorus with Sony D50. I'm in 44/24bit mode and there is a bit of preamp sound(?) when you push the gain above 4/5 (as @scaudio ...
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How to reduce wind noise / audio overload on built-in microphones?

I have 2 cameras with on-board microphones (Nikon D5100, Canon Powershot G7), and I'm predictably having problems with high wind noise, and when recording short clips at gigs (with permission) with ...
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How can I cut out background noise from my footage?

I recently shot some video footage and I used the camera's mic (I know it was a bad idea, but...). Unfortunately, there was some on-going background noise (I think it was a fan). How can I get rid of ...
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How would you go about restoring old voice recordings?

I have some old voice recordings I would like to restore and I'm not sure what software I should use and in what order I should apply the different transformations. They were digitized a while back ...
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Need opinions .. Does the Soundforge Noise Plugin sound good compared to XX ?

Hey SSD crew .. Over the past 2 years I've been making wild sfx / foley recordings. The source is my Sony D50 (D-50). Around a GAIN setting of 5 the self noise becomes annoying. I've been trying to ...
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Dialog Noise Reduction Help

Hey everyone, Check this out - its a clip from a Noise Reduction job I am doing for a client. It was recorded teleconference style. http://soundcloud.com/c3sound/al-noisetest1 How in gods green ...
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Another noise related question

sorry. i have this clip that a friend sent me to ask if i could reduce the noise on it. im still new to all this stuff, but to me it seems the noise is more background sound than noise if that makes ...
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iZotope RX vs RX 2 vs RX 2 Advanced?

Hi everyone, I've been using iZotope RX (Version 1) for some time. I'm a big fan of the declipper especially, and the denoiser is fantastic in certain situations. I'm considering upgrading to ...
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Getting rid of background noise

There's a lot of background noise with a high pitched whine in this interview I'm trying to work on but I cannot seem to get rid of it with Waves C4 or EQ. They recorded the interview with the Zoom ...
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Anyone used the Izotope ANR-B Noise Reduction unit?

Apparently it's very good, and in some studios it's the first choice to go to for ambient noise reduction, and the CEDAR is second... Has anyone used one? Care to advise as to it's quality? http://...
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Noise Removal, Old School

Anybody got any tips on performing noise reduction without using any of the fancy NR tools (iZotope RX, X-Noise, et. al.?). I'm one of those youngsters who has never really had to work without them, ...
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Noise reduction on my library sounds? Yes or no?

Hi everyone, My recordings are all noisy to some extent, but I want to say it's only preamp noise. Should I process my audio for NR just now and get rid of the raw file or should I leave that NR to ...
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Noise Cancelling Headphones

Hey, In June I'm exhibiting a piece of work with a group of sound artists in a gallery in South London. My work relies heavily on the use of headphones but because the space is going to be extremely ...
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Denoiser for Cubase 5?

Can I get a VST plugin of a denoiser for cubase 5? Steinberg products like Nuendo and Cubase are very similar, I would like to use Cubase 5 like I use Neundo 3 for dialgoue editing and cleaning. ...
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Getting rid of room sound on a voice recording?

Hi there, I'm currently doing a dialogue edit for a film, and there's a substantial amount of voice over. Knowing the studio where the recording was to take place well, I asked the recording ...
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Sound off on Noise Reduction!

So, folks, what's the dirt on contemporary noise reduction for things like hiss, hum, and background drone noise? Are folks still using DINR, third-party plug-ins, artful gating? My two cents is ...