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As of 2023, is it possible to extract two human voice from single audio track? [duplicate]

Isolation of different human voices from audio https://dsp.stackexchange.com/questions/21605/separate-two-voices-from-a-speech-signal Several years ago it was hard to extract voice from music and ...
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need help separating my L/R in to two inputs

ok....so. My band uses in ear click and backing tracks. We have mp3 renders of the audio files with just the click panned left and the right just the backing tracks. My issue is finding an efficient ...
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What happens when converting between FLAC and Ogg / Vorbis?

out of curiosity I was wandering around Spotify's resources regarding audio formats and how songs are accepted and reworked for publication. I have read that the three formats used on the platform are:...
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Podcast sounds ok on PC but cut out in mobile

I have a question regarding podcast making. We use either Audacity or Audition to edit. We distribute on Anchor-Spotify. We have had a situation with two episodes where some parts of the podcast are ...
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Timeline examples or learning resources for audio levelling of live event dialogue and audience reactions ? (e.g. stand-up comedy)

For best audio quality from a live audience event, complete with audience reactions (laughter, cheering etc.) I understand that it is necessary to perform audio levelling manually, via clip gain ...
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How do video editors do audio downmix?

What mathematical formula do video editors use when they create a final mix of audio tracks? Suppose I have a mono track pcm_f32le and 2 stereo tracks pcm_f64le. How do they calculate the loudness of ...
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Earphones: Can we use earphones and some other devices for professional sound editing?

I am here to ask some technical questions about differences between some audio devices and about them point by point. I am a beginner or nerd in audio devices and sound editing. Why professionals do ...
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Recording sound on an iPhone

I need a colleague to do some recordings for voice-over publication and because of confinement I cannot give them my material, nor can they go to a studio. They have an iPhone 7 and recording on it ...
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How much volume should I increase or decrease based on the Gain and Peak obtained by trackGain?

Below is the code to get gain and peak. TrackGain trackGain = new TrackGain(44100, 16); foreach (sampleSet in track) { trackGain.AnalyzeSamples(leftSamples, rightSamples) } double gain = trackGain....
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VST plugins for creating surrounding environments effects on voice overs

Is there any good VST plugins free or paid versions which creates surrounding environments effect to voice-over track? Example, when i use this plugin on the voice-over tack it should give me options ...
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How can I send an audio re-recordered by whatsapp without distortion

The problem is that I want to send many customers the same explanation about something and I have to do it out loud through a voice note on WhatsApp, I can't send a file recorded with the audio ...
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Random clicks sounds when I record screencast

This is my recording setup Shure SM7B DBX 286S Focusrite 2i2 2nd Gen I use screencast and a mac to record it. Am listening to constant click sounds when I record the screencast. For sure it's not ...
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How can I correct loud audio with noisy high peaks?

Accidentally, the song was recorder without hardware filter, and it become too loud and distorted on high peaks (you can see and hear noise on high peaks): example audio file is here. Is that ...
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How do I generate a 0 dBFS sine-wave in SoX? (output clipped warning)

I'm trying to generate a 48 kHz, 16-bit 0 dBFS WAV file of a 997 Hz sine wave, where the level is set to the maximum value of 7FFF, but SoX warns me the output was clipped when it finishes. I don't ...
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Good tips/courses for using Adobe Audition to mix audio story in a 'film' style

I am wanting to mix down an audio story in Adobe Audition - but I want to use similar techniques as mixing for a stereo film. Can anyone recommend good Youtube video tutorials, online courses, etc, ...
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Isolation of different human voices from audio

I have many hours of recordings of group discussion. For the most part, each person talks separately from the others in time, and there is minimal background noise. I need to be able to find ...
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Saturators similar to URS Saturator (without ilok requirement)

Disappointed in the need for ilok with URS software, the saturator is what i'm after, multiple models/algorithms, a saturation amount knob as well as in/out gain control. I'm looking for a saturator ...
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Fletcher-Munson curves: Applied uses and lessons learned?

There are a few posts about the Fletcher Munson perceivable loudness curves on here, more explaining what they are but not their function. I haven't quite found out if they have a function or are ...
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Looking for Sound/Voice advice for an Audio Clip I'm editing in Pro Tools!

Im new to audio production and I am creating a cartoon for youtube. I was wondering if anyone could listen to this audio clip and tell me why it doesnt sound very good. Then let me know what I can ...
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Why we require high voltage swing at the output of line drivers?

Why we require high voltage swing at the output of line drivers? ( My knowledge in this area is limited and please correct me if am asking an irrelevant question ) just like + or - 15V at the output ...
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Sony PCM-M10: safety track?

Suppose I feed an actress' mono lavalier mic into M10's Line-in. AFAIK there is no built-in safety track feature on M10, where I could set one channel's level to be say 12dB lower in case she yells. ...
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Izotope RX3 Workflow to improve audio quality

I'm using Izotope RX3 Advanced. I have an audio file that was recorded using a cheap wireless mic and the sound of this file reminds me of listening to it though a telephone or something on an AM ...
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Production Sound + Foley

I'm working on a movie, whats played in a forest. All the steps on the leafs are really pregnant in the production sound and of course in the dialog to. We record foleys for the movie, but i don't ...
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Production tracks or Foley?! Which one for which bits

I'm currently working on my first feature and I'm really excited to get stuck-in. I've already made progress with designing some of the ambiences and layering in some foley for door slams, bag props ...
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Review on DPA lavaliers 4061, 4060, and 4071

People have been recommending DPA's to me for the longest time. I'm in the market to buy two at the moment and probably wireless. I wanted to know if anyone had experience with them and maybe ...
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Post Production, How To Become Faster?

So I have been doing audio post production and master for a friend of mine for a few months now. He is starting to have a higher demand for videos and is sending more to work on. They are commentaries ...
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Looking for some help on dialogue editing?

Hey guys I'm working on a short film and I am wondering what kind of techniques people use to help get rid of noise floor or room tone. I usually use X-Noise and EQ but I'm wondering what other ...
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How do you separate inputs on the zoom H4n so you can adjust each mic level

Hey everyone! Recently I was on a shoot with two lavs and one shotgun. The shotgun mic was plugged straight into the camera that we had on set and the lav receivers were plugged into mic inputs 1 and ...
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lav mic, wireless transmitter/receiver combinations

I'm curious to know what combonations of equipment stated in the title are being used in larger budgeted feature productions. Or basicly what the 'pro's in Hollywood' use when it comes to production ...
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Alternatives for the 722

Hi, I'm thinking abut buying my own portable recording equipment, pretty clear on which mics I'm gonna need but when it comes to the recorder... (Field recording, maybe production audio, I'm looking ...
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Production Audio Check List

On a professional set, in a studio or on location, the main job of the production audio - solo or team - is to capture the highest quality dialog that they possibly can in every situation they ...
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Location Audio for "Man vs. Wild" - Methods/How?

I'm pretty impressed everytime I watch Man vs. Wild because of the quality of the location audio. I'm wondering if anyone knows what kind of gear they use? Ideas? Considering the exotic-ness of the ...
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Indie Feature Production and Post Production Audio Budgets

If you were asked to work post audio on a film, one man band style, and you knew the budget was $150,000, what would you think a fair price would be? This is just for your services. No dolby stuff ...
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