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What's the wackiest software filter out there?

For pure filtering mayhem, what are people grooving on these days? Is there anything approaching, or surpassing, devices like the Sherman Filterbank for extreme filter-based processing? There are a ...
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Can you use Native Instruments plug-ins with GarageBand?

I'm new to Mac and its software. But when I had my PC, I used a plug-in from Native Instruments with Fruity-Loops. So I'm wondering: Can I do the same with GarageBand?
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Ambiophonic plugins

Does anybody know of any ambiophonic plugins for PT9? I'm thinking about toying around with some stuff while I'm in school and have the resources. Advice? Thanks! Kris
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Do you ever use Frequency Shifter plugins and how

Do you ever use frequency shifter plugins and how??
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A simple, quick Audio Unit host?

While I generally work in Pro Tools for sound design projects, occasionally I wish to process a sound using a plug-in which is only available as an Audio Unit. Inevitably I have to fire up Logic or ...
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UAD2 Plug-ins - Have you used them?

Have any of you used these plug-ins? How do they sound? I'm demoing them now but I would like to see what you guys think of them if you've used them.
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Waves Native Power Pack

Right now Sweetwater is selling this package for $180. I don't have any Waves plug-ins and am still using the EQ and D-Verb that came with Pro Tools. Would this be a wise investment?
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What five plugins are the most essential for your sound editing?

This is obviously hypothetical, but if you were doing all the sound editing for a short film and were only allowed five plugins, which five would you choose? This isn't about mixing or music - you ...
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Free Level Meter Plug-in

I am using Protools LE 8 M-box 2 Pro and I want to do some mixing but I see there is no Level meter that is included in the package. And I don't have enough moolas to buy the DV TOOLKIT 2. Does anyone ...
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Your favourite strings plug-in?

Hi all, I was wondering what plug-ins would you consider interesting or industry standard to play as MIDI when scoring films with strings. I might use them at some point but my budget is pretty tight!...
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Building a surround sound room

If you could build your ideal surround sound mixing room what pieces of gear would you include? How about sound effects libraries? Surround plug ins? Speakers? Monitor controller? Anything and ...
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Waves silver plug-in bundel for sound design?

Im going with the waves silver bundel on saturday because it is only $418 right now at sweetwater.com here is the bundel http://www.waves.com/content.aspx?id=8675 Any reasons why not to get it? I ...
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Envelope-following bandpass filter?

Anyone use one as a plug-in that they like the sound of? I'm specifically working on something where this would save exactly one metric butt-ton of automation...
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What are the best modulators for vocoders?

I'm experimenting with vocoders and I was wondering what are the best modulators for a vocoder ? Does it have to have a lot of harmonics ? I don't know...I'm a newbie here. I use VSTi like Absynth ...
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How would you create a sound for a planet turning in its own orbit?

I want to create a sound for a scene, in which the camera closely travels along a big planet and the planet is spinning in its own orbit slowly. What would you suggest for this situation? Any ...
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Difference between Waves MaxxBass and Waves LoAir?

I could read the manuals but I'm feeling lazy today. Who has used both and can shed light on the strengths and weaknesses of each?
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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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What do you use Waves Enigma for? [closed]

It's a pretty rad lil' plug, I was just wondering what kind of creative purposes you have used it for.
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Processing ADR to match interiors and exteriors

Hi, I have done some research into this but am still looking for some more techniques to each my students. What I basically want are some cut and dry approaches to matching ADR to a scene so that it ...
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Adverse effects on soundfields from plug-in processing

I've heard tales of plug-ins and effects processes doing bad things to the spatial perception of a soundfield. Of course, most of those tales come out of the music industry, where a mastering engineer ...
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Nuendo 4 plugins

I've recently purchased the nuendo 4 pack after installing I was shocked to see there arent any denoisser or deesser plugins, where can i find them? I tried the steinberg site but I jsut want to knoew ...
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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?
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What's your preferred de-esser plugin?

I used the waves one and now i'm trying the Eiosis E2deesser: I found its approach really interesting and natural sounding. I use a combination of that plugin and multiband compression. I have read ...
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Favorite Doppler plug-in or software? [closed]

Recently I had to create some doppler effects of certain sounds and I'm working on Pro Tools 7.4. I saw at NAB that Pro Tools 8 has a Doppler plug-in, but due to hardware considerations (expansion ...
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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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Techniques for making a crowd sound bigger and fuller

For the film I'm working on, the on-set recordist recorded some very nice and useful crowds and chants. But these where recorded in mono and with a group smaller than the films requires. Currently I'...
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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 ...
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What is your software secret weapon?

Not so secret if you share! And how do you use it? -=- I LOVE Paul's Extreme Sound Stretch. I used to run it in my Windows XP days, but when I switched to an Intel Mac, there wasn't a working ...

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