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Matching ADR with original Dialogue

Alright, I'll admit - I have no idea what I'm doing here. I could really use some tips. I'm having trouble matching some ADR recordings with the original dialogue recordings. The scene takes place ...
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Need to remove noise from audio

Can anyone guide me on howto remove the fan noise from this audio. Kinda stuck here. Here's a link to the file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/fzggrj5zmviwfpj/fan_noise%26Hiss_audio.mp3?dl=0 Thanks
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Tascam DR-100 MKII: Getting Noise on Some Recordings

I just picked up a TASCAM DR-100 MKII the other day and I'm learning how to use it. Full disclosure, all this sound engineering is brand new to me. I bought it because I'm going to start doing ...
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How do you identify clicks and pops in a spectral analysis?

I'm not a music guy, but I do use Adobe Audition from time to time for noise removal from interviews. I'm working with some particularly bad audio digitized from old audio-graph recordings, which is a ...
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How can I salvage a live recording taken with an intermittent microphone?

At a recent performance, one of the vocal microphones was connected poorly and the sound recorded (example) contains some noise. As far as I can tell it's basically a lot of clicks as the connection ...
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When to apply noise reduction? Before or after other processing?

I have a recording, in which i will do some processing, specifically: Expand Boost a bit around 150hz I also need to apply noise reduction My question is: When noise reduction is applied? Before or ...
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Help identifying source of unwanted noise [duplicate]

Edit: Clarified this question to point out the differences between this and the one marked as a duplicate I have a Blue Snowball USB microphone plugged into an HP PC running Windows 7. Whenever I ...
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Reducing Noise in Feynman Lectures

There are quite a lot of old Feynman lecture recordings on YouTube, that unfortunately suffer from very noisy audio. I'm not a sound-design professional, hobbyist; in fact I'm quite possibly tone deaf....
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Active noise control barrier at tunnel openings in undergroundsubways

I know that Noise cancellation never works on scales larger than the sound's wavelength.but,at underground stations during the train arrival time we experience a lot of disturbance which sometimes ...
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iZotope RX2: limiting the noise profile bandwidth

is there a way to limit the bandwidth of the noise profile? I mean, let's say I only want to denoise the highs from a recording and keep the rest. By now I can't find a way, since the noise profile is ...
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Delay issues while using iZotope RX3 for noise reduction and restoration

I just recently purchased iZotope's RX3 suite and beginning to incorporate it into my workflow. When I use it as a plugin within Pro Tools, some plugins from the suite cause a delay. Activating Pro ...
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Home recording, how to isolate non-constant street car noise?

I moved into this 2 BR apartment on the 5th floor in a building residing in a main street (didn't think about it when I got it ), and even at night (even after 1-3 AM) there's always a car or a truck ...
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3D room map of noise from outside

If I hear outside/street noise in the middle of room X, is there a way to perform a 3D spatial analysis of the noise? I'd like to find tools and software to build a noise map of the room. In the ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 ...