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Automatically locate part of waveform in long audio file using another waveform which is a small part of it

I have a very long audio file (10 hours). I also have a shorter audio file (10 seconds). The short audio file is a small piece of the long audio file. I.e the long audio file in some place contains ...
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VST Synths for creepy atmosphere in OSX

I'm looking for VST-based synthesizers which are suited to making creepy or scary atmospheric sounds. I'm looking for 32bit and OSX compatible plugins. Any recommendation is welcome.
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I want to learn about the programming behind audio modification programs

I'm intrigued by the applications like Viper4Android. What language(s) should I know and what concepts? Specifically, I can't seem to find any good audio modification program (or even a good simple ...
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Best way to partition hard drives for audio work?

My system (2011 iMac running Mavericks) has been acting up lately, so it's time for a wipe & reinstall of everything. While I'm at it, I'm going to add a 2TB SSD drive, which I would dedicate to ...
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How to get C-Knobs on M-Audio Oxygen 25 to work with GarageBand

My daughter got a M-Audio Oxygen 25. We have OSX 10.11.6 and GarageBand 10.1.2. I downloaded the latest M-Audio drivers. Before the drivers, we could only play the keys, the pitch and mod controls, ...
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Latency using guitar to USB cable increases over time

I bought a cheap Guitar to USB cable and it works fine for recording on OS X (using Ableton). But over a short period of time (5+ minutes) the latency seems starts to build up on the input and I ...
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Presonus Firepod sync problem with Mac Yosemite+

I've got a macbook air that I bought a couple years ago and was very happy with how I could connect my firepod to garage band with no hassle and no configuration. I bought a brand new macbook pro ...
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Locate similar audio files on your system based on spectral content?

I am looking for an OSX editor software that can take an input file and find similar sounding files on my system based on its spectral content. Any suggestions?
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How to route signal to another application from a Sapphire Pro 24

I have a microphone (Rode NT1) and guitar plugged into a Focusrite Sapphire Pro 24 running on OSX 10.10.2 I can monitor these inputs but want to route them to another application (Skype). Is it ...
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Do M-Audio MIDI controllers (Axiom, Oxygen, etc.) work with OS X Yosemite?

If so, which ones, and with which software? Drivers for Yosemite have so far not been released by M-Audio, but I assume some controllers will work in any case. (I am considering buying the Axiom 61.) ...
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Pro Tools 9 on Mac OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks)

Is there a downloadable patch that allows Pro Tools 9 to be compatible with Mac OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks)?
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Downmixing audio on command line [closed]

I am converting files from one format to another using afconvert in OS X. The files are stereo and now I am trying to have them come out as mono by mixing the two channels into one. There seems to be ...
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Performing multiple AudioSuite operations sequentially in OS X

There's got to be a smarter way to master 26 individual recordings at once. My workflow is wasting my time, but it shouldn't be. Summary: I'm looking for recommendations for editing applications (or ...
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osx system audio through a plugin?

i was wondering if anybody knows an osx tool/software that would let you run system audio (all sources) through a vst plugin? say you want apply a compressor to whatever you are listening to? thank ...
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Apple OSX Mavericks

I do not normally chase operating systems, but last week I got a new Mac and have not configured it yet. In addition, Mavericks is being offered as a free upgrade. So the questions are, has anyone ...
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New Mac Pro architecture: Will audio software run well on this out the gate?

I'm in need of a new system and I'd like to wait it out for the new Mac Pros. Can anyone tell from the specs whether audio software will have to adapt significantly and be updated?
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10.6.8 vs 10.7 in regards to pro audio

Hello Friends I have one program ( Reason ) that says they are going to make me upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.7 if I buy their newest version. My other commonly used programs/instruments/samplers ( PT10,...
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I know I'm way behind but .. is 10.7 stable for DAW ?

Hey a quick search on the ssd site doesn't return what I'm looking for. I'm finally switching a PPC G5 rig over to an intel MacPro for Protools HD9 with a Magma chassis etc. Is 10.7 "generally" a ...
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Can OS X audio preview loop or be replaced by a different playback system that supports looping?

I'm working with single cycle waveforms which don't seem to work with Preview. The stop/start is done before audio is produced. I'd like a tool that offers an improvement on the native playback. ...
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How should I do Chromakey -video-editing?

I have chromakey -video and I should add a background and audio to it but I am in very starting point. I tried to find an app for iPhone or iPad not finding any good or professional. My friend ...
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Free batch converter/normalizer to/from CAF (Core Audio Format) file

Is there any free tool capable of doing the job?
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Is there software to capture and view raw MIDI data coming from a controller?

This is partially out of curiosity, and partly, potentially, useful. The gist of what I'm looking for is an application (preferably OSX, though it wouldn't be a deal breaker to be Windows or *nix, ...
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Problem with Mounting Compact Flash from Sound Devices 702 to OS X [closed]

I've been having a weird problem with my Sound Devices 702. It's less than a month old. Basically, the Compact Flash card I use (Kingston CF 8GB 133X) mounts very inconsistently. When I first got the ...
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Pro Tools 9 Crashing

I have protools 9 HD running on Snow leopard. It has worked fine for almost 8 months and within the past week I have had trouble starting it up as it freezes on the loading window then is not ...
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Reason ReWire Problem in ProTools LE 7.4.2

Pro Tools LE 7.4.2 on my Mac running OSX Leopard will not detect Reason 3.0.4. I have done the following: Installed reason first, then Protools Started a new session Created an aux input, instr. ...
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MIDI SysEx utility for OS X?

I've been using SysEx Librarian for...well, a long time now. It's functional but it's far from friendly and feature reach. Most notably: it's failed to keep up with the massive increase in transmit ...
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Mountain Lion!??

Anyone remember how long it took for Avid to put out a patch for Lion? I honestly can't believe another OS switch so soon. I guess its a new OS every year for Apple, it just seems sooner because of ...
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Deconvolver for OSX

Hi folks, do you know any deconvolver for osx other than Apple's IR utility? Thanks, Luca
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pro tools file structure

Hi guys, We save our work onto a Raid drive and create the session on them too, although it seems that protools is also creating audio + fade file folders onto the main Hard Drive. Any ideas on how ...
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Pro Tools Plug-ins

Do Pro Tools 8 HD plug-ins work on Pro Tools 8 LE? What Plug-ins will work on Pro Tools 8 LE that you don't get with your Pro Tools LE package that are freeware and acceptable with Mac OSX?