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How to pitch shift female voices to male realistically?

I have a friend currently gender transitioning and he is struggling with having too high of a voice. He'd like to make YouTube videos and podcasts, but the voice pitch is a serious problem for him. He'...
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How can I add subtle realistic pitch variation to bounced audio?

Is there any software out there to add subtle realistic pitch variation to bounced audio files? Most of synthesizers and audio plugins let you do something like this. Unfortunately they don't sound ...
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What DAW's support flexible pitch editing?

I've been introduced to Logic Pro X recently, and one of my favorite features is the Flex Pitch functionality. Unfortunately, I don't have a mac at home, so I'm looking for an alternative DAW with ...
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"Perceptually the ear hears different pitches for soft and loud 100 Hz tone." - Master Handbook of Acoustics - 5e

After having tried to look for answers as to why the ear hears different pitches for soft and loud 100 Hz tones, here's what I've found : Pitch of the low frequency tone decreases with the increase ...
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How do I shift the frequency of a track by x Hz?

I have been meditating using binaural beats for some time. I was wondering if the effects could be achieved by using an audio track instead of a static noise. My idea was to take a song, convert it ...
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Super wet reverbed instrument into a vibrato pedal

I would like to send a long-tailed-reverbed signal (guitar/violin) into an analog vibrato pedal. I'm talking about a 10 seconds decay reverb (or longer), and a vibrato with a rate way under 1 Hz. The ...
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Pitch shift select frequencies

I am trying to find a way to pitch shift frequencies in an audio file within a specified range down to a certain amount. For example, I could select 5khz to 10khz and shift them down X amount, but the ...
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80s VHS tracking effect

I'd like to grab all of the tracks in a particular project and modulate all of them so that it sounds like they are slowing down slightly and going out of tune. This is the effect that you'd hear back ...
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Pitch shift vocals without sounding sqeaky (Logic Pro X)

What's the best method for pitch shifting a vocal track up a 3-5 semitones without sounding too much squeakier than the original? I'm using Logic Pro X
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Audio effect that adds a natural sounding vibrato to a vocal track

I'm looking for an audio effect (on Windows) to add a natural sounding vibrato to a vocal track which has virtually no vibrato. I don't mean the singer didn't use much vibrato, I mean I have ...
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How to create a Mickey Mouse voice from computer Text-to-Speech output?

I am trying to create a voice that sounds like the Disney character Mickey Mouse. My overall goal is to convert in real-time computer Text-To-Speech audio output to a voice that sounds like Mickey's. ...
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Pitch-Shifting makes sample sound out of tune

I recorded a guitar sample using a seemingly in tune guitar, and the raw sample sounds in tune also. However, when I pitch shift the sample down by EXACTLY 400 cents (using FL Studios built-in pitch ...
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How to use FL Studio to change adult female voice to little girl voice?

I'm looking for a way to change from adult female voice to a little girl voice, I know how to invert the sounds to switch gender, but I don't know how to make it sounds "kiddier".
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What sounds (not frequency!) can dogs hear?

I know dogs can hear well over 50khz. I've been searching for a while now for actual examples of things they are able to hear but we can't. There's a lot of generated sounds like this but that's not ...
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How to make your voice sound like another persons voice?

Is there any software that will make a voice of someone sound like a voice of someone else? A guy in my skype list claims he has a friend who works in "SoundDesign business" who has such a tool, and ...
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The pitch shifting algorithm

I get that the algorithm for pitch shifting used in the video above simulates Doppler effect, the formula of which being : f_out = f_in ( (v_sound + v_observer) / (v_sound + v_source) ). It is ...
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How to use signal from one midi track to transpose another midi track in Reaper?

I want to create 2 midi tracks: First track plays some simple pattern and loops it. In a second track I want to specify a note, which should indicate how to transpose first midi track (basically a ...
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Slowly pitch down/up a sound [closed]

I would like to slowly and smoothly pitch down or up a sound in the most easiest way.
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Transpose a track 6 octaves in Ableton Live in realtime

The "transpose" knob in Ableton Live 9 only allows transposing down 48 semitones, which is 4 octaves. In order to best approximate what a bat hears, I'd like to transpose down 6 octaves, which is 72 ...
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Sampler in ProTools with Pitch Shift automation but no time correction

I'm working on an animation Projekt aboute Robots and they are moving a lot, so i would use servo samples for it. Im thinking a lot, and the best way to modulate these samples with pitch without time ...
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Wide Frequency Response Microphones

Hey Guys, I'm curious about microphones which feature a wide frequency response, ie. over 20kHz, for recording SFX at 96 or 192 and later pitching down. What's out there? What have you used/own? ...
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Best sounds to pitch down and time stretch?

Hi, Just looking for some opinions on the best sounds to pitch down and/or slow down, which give the best interesting results? I need them for an example of how pitching and altering the speed of a ...
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Reverse voice anonomizing algorithMs

In the movie saw, the voice of the recordimg tapes was a process similiar to having 2 identical recorded speach track which ones pitch is changed down some percent and the other tracks pitch is ...
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Slow motion, pitch down, machine off and wind down effect

http://soundcloud.com/william-hooper-1/wind-down-and-up Here's an effect I would like to re-create. It doesn't sound like a pitch down as much as a synth effect. Is this done with software, synth ...
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Upsampling Sounds Prior to Processing

Let's say you've got a batch of raw sounds you're working on for your library, making versions of them that are more 'production ready.' Let's say that these sounds are 44.1 KHz / 16 bit. I find ...
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Looking for a quality pitch shift plugin for Logic 9

I'd love to get some high quality pitch shifting plug that can be automated and sounds really good...any tips? I'd love to put my 192k recordings to a good use :-)
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Ratio of Size to Pitch and Time

Just for interest sake... In animation, if you want to realistically film a model of a certain scale, you use a faster frame rate. There is a formula for that, which I don't know. I'm wondering if ...
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Retaining High Frequencies when Varispeeding

Aside from recording at 192kHz with the highest quality mics and recorders, how do you reinvigorate your slowed down/varispeeded sounds after they've lost most (or all) of their airy top end? (...
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The best Pro Tools pitchshifter

Can anyone make a good suggestion for a good pitchshifter? The standard one is great if you want to 'adulterate' the sound in question, but I'd quite like one that keeps the sound reasonably intact ...
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Quick pitch-shifting from Audio Finder to DAW?

I just downloaded the Audio Finder demo, mainly because of its ability to preview my samples with pitch variations very quick. Is there a way to export my samples with these pitch alterations ...
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What's Your Preferred Method of Pitch-Shifting?

A question in multiple parts: First off, we're all recording at the highest bit and sample rates possible (right?) in order to extend the use of the sounds we capture. The opportunity to make bigger, ...
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