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Resample 24 kHz to 48 kHz

What is the better filter steepness for resampling from 24 kHz to 48 kHz? Lower steepness makes the range of frequencies at the upper boundary quieter. At the same time, iZotope RX 9 manual does not ...
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By what proportion should I reduce wav file samples in order to get a sound half as loud?

Possibly I'm overthinking this, but it seems to me that when I multiply my wav file samples by 0.5, I don't get a sound that's half as loud but considerably louder than half as loud. I have a feeling ...
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Need help identifying a sound effect

So there's a sound effect that I can't seem to identify. I thought i'd ask for help here. Here it is. That sound effect is also used throughout Rom di Prisco's Trition track from the NFS3:HS ...
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How can make or find 'timpani rolling' sound?

I want to use sound like this. Is there any free sound sample, or paid sample? or some good VSTi? Thanks.
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Make samples using videos

I'm currently looking for make engine sounds samples using YouTube videos. Do you think is possible to sample this type of video? (Ex at 0:20 or 0:35) I think the ...
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In a audio stream of signed data, what difference is there between a positive and a negative sample?

Say I have 16 bit signed data in my audio file. What is the difference between a sample set to +1,000 and a sample set to -1,000? Since silence is still at 0, I'm not too sure how to interpret these ...
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How do you slow down a sample without losing so much quality?

I've tried a few different time stretch tools and they all yield the exact same results of distortion and no high frequencies. How do you slow down samples without making them sound terrible?
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Is there a standard name for embedded loop markers in WAV files?

Using any audio editor (I'm using Audition), how do I name loop markers to be recognized by samplers as loops? Can I name them anything (My Happy Loop Begins here / My Happy Loop Ends here), or is ...
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Difference between frame and sample in waveform

As far as I understand, a frame consist of multiple samples and both are kind-of a point in a time series. My questions are : What's the difference between sample and frame? Why define two different ...
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Sample clip identification from a song

Is there anywhere on the internet where I can have an audio sample used in a song identified? I'm referring to where the artist of a song chooses to borrow (read: sample) an audio clip from another ...
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Oldschool house orchestral hit sample

I've for a very long time been captivated by a quite memorable orchestral hit sound, which most often can be found in old House/Techno songs, probably prevalent in the early-to-mid-90s. ...
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Are there any alignment tools to support subtracting drums from vocals?

I like to take samples from my record collection. Sometimes the vocals to sample are over beats and melodies, but if those are predictable drum machine beats, then I can also sample the drums in a ...
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Guitar Chords Sample Library

Can you suggest me a sample library in which I can find every Guitar Chord played on an acoustic guitar? Even the not-so-popular ones like D11 or C#7#9 if it does not exist, how do I create my ...
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Reasamplomatic5000 Change Pitch Without Changing Tempo

I want to assign a voice sample to Reasamplomatic5000 and play it with a MIDI keyboard. However, the higher the pitch, the faster the sample is played, and the lower the pitch the slower the sample ...
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When converting mods to flacs, they are looped

Explaination of my problem: So i am maybe not straight forward sound designer but i thought of this StackExchange subsite as the most accurate place to ask my question. But what my problem is about? ...
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How to find a specific sound in the audio track if i have a sample?

So i have this file which is all talking people and beep sounds. The beep sound is always the same and i need to mark every place where it plays. It would be great if it's possible to do with Audacity....
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Delayed Snare sound

Hey guys Im trying to get this sort of delayed snare sound, I think it may be my sample that IM using but kinda wanted to see how this is made. It seems like a snare drum that is delayed at very ...
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Random Playback of lots of short samples

I have about 400 small clips of audio that I would like to play back in random order. The best way I have to try this so far is in iTunes .. I work in Logic and I wondered if anyone has ideas on a way ...
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creating a deep voice with a sample

Hey guys just trying to figure out how to go about producing that deep voice heard in tech house alot these days, darker dance music in general. It just doesnt seem to me that they are solely ...
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Tools, tips, tricks to avoid that "Machine gun" effect when designing sounds

was wondering which tools, tips and tricks we have at our disposal nowadays to avoid the "machine gun" effect, when creating sampled instruments but! also when designing sounds that we want to "...
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What is the Sampling + license?

In a site where i wanted to download a sound track to use in my project, i read that the license of that sound says: "This work is licensed under the Sampling+ License." link What does this mean ...
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How to export/save edited samples from Reason's NN-XT?

I edit samples in the NN-XT sampler of Reason like mod envelopes, pitch etc. After that I would like to export or save the playback of one key/note as Wave file. For example I have a monkey scream on ...
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How was this snare made?

I'm wondering how this sample was made? Is it just a snare with A LOT of reverb on it? I've tried doing it but i just can't get it right! http://www.mediafire.com/listen/4gzuhv9m4hrnbbq/...
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How to use sample as an instrument?

I'd like to use a recorded sample as a virtual instrument. Mostly I'm using FL Studio, but maybe there is a way which is DAW independent (maybe a VST plugin or something). For FL Studio specific: If ...
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How can i make this Horror Voice?

Can somebody tell me how i can make/produce this Horror Voice with Ableton Live or other programs. Its an Horror Sample from an German Movie. This Voice means " dont touch me ". You can download ...
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Camel Audio Alchemy

Hello all, i've recently purchased alchemy. Im blown away by its power and capabilities but I was wondering if anyone on here uses it and can share some of their techniques and work flow and what ...
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Sample rate for FX question, 48k or 96k

Hi, I'm a little confused on sample rates for fx recording and thought I'd post here. I'm recording some fx that I want to use in a variety of contexts, sound design material and for music. I want ...
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Need help with recognizing a sound source

Hello everyone I need a little help here, does anyone might recognize what's the soundsource of the sounds in this sample: https://soundcloud.com/pandroid77/sound-sample I would be really grateful, ...
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Sync problem via the HW in Protools 9LE

Hi, A problem has arisen in a couple of our MAC's where the bounced stereo mix is out of sync once it has been inserted into FCP. The mix starts in sync but around halfway it goes out of sync by ...
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Sample libraries with cartoon sounds?

I'm looking for sample libraries with generic cartoon sounds. Mainly those zips and swishes you'll hear when characters move instantly in or out of the picture. In general, any experience, tips or ...
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Creating a Music Sample Library - Advice & Ideas required

Hi Audio Professionals, I would like to develop a Music Sample Library but then i have a couple of doubts mainly on the business side, before I start working on it. Ok, now lets assume that i have ...
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48k project to 44k project

We imported some music into a 48khz pro tools project to record some vocals, the music file was at 44khz and we didn't SRC convert it to 48khz, therefore the music was slower than the original. The ...
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Bringing High Sample Rate recordings into 48k Project

I've been recording some sounds while up here in New York on vacation. I recorded them at 192k with the intention of dropping them into a 48k project. I just tried to do it with a recording I did ...
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what is the normal sample rate and sample size for post production?

what is the normal sample rate and sample size for post production? is there any diffrence in sample size and sample rate of tv movies and theaters?
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Timecode Standards

Ok, so, there are a million different format, framerate, bit depth, sample rate, etc combinations out there, especially now that you have DSLRs shooting video, prosumer cameras that shoot in "24P" (...
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