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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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I just got a Blue Snowball Ice and it picks up my keyboard with Cherry Mx Blues

So I want to use this microphone both for skype and for my general audio recording purposes, but it is really sensitive (not exactly a bad thing). Is there a way I can set it up so that it picks up ...
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Crazy Question: Is it possible to clean up speakerphone sound - (not music, just speaking)?

I am not a audio person. I am more of a technical problem solver who is on an interesting project to provide remote interpretation to a business audience. I am able to control what goes out (the ...
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Eliminate sparrow chirp from sound track

I recently bought a Rode NT1 mic and Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 interface. I have setup everything in my room and I am very satisfied with the output I get, except for the bachelor sparrows chirping ...
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Voice sounds uneven after noise removal?

After noise removal my voice sounds uneven if volume is more than 40.There are many ups and downs and also there are echos sort of thingy. https://clyp.it/sh3t0aoz (with noise removal) https://clyp....
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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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Noise Reduction when recording changes volume

The person running the mixer (what's the proper term?) had the level too low and changed it during the performance. It appears that he took four seconds to ramp it up. The noise profile is different ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...