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software / plugin recommendation for creating sci-fi sound effects

I am relatively adept with serum synth creation and music production with Ableton, but i am also developing a 3D cartoon so i need to make unique sound effects for things like ray guns, ship engines, ...
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How do I successfully make convincing sci-fi gun sounds

I'm making sound effects for my game after being inspired by sci-fi games like Infinite Warfare. I design my gun sounds by recording a drum thud and then I apply a slight distortion to it to make it ...
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What is this sound called?

So I'm trying to make some stuff which is unimportant for this thread and I want to use a sound. The problem is, I can't find the raw sound, anywhere! It's probably because I don't know what it's ...
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How to Change an Audio File So It'll Sound Sci-Fi

I am new to sound design and I don't even know where to start learning that. However, I'm building a space shooter game and I need sound effects for it. I have already bought a package with sound ...
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How to make the sound of Light Bike Tron Legacy

After watching "Tron Legacy" I've thought that the sound was really good, and particularly the sound of the Light Bike. So I've started wondering, how did they make these sounds? Of course there are ...
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Cylon Eye Whoosh?

I've really been racking my brain about this, and it seems like it should be so simple, but I find that I have no idea how to make a sound that sounds like the Cylon eye whoosh. Any ideas? The sound ...
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How To Create a Net Launcher Sound

I need some help folks, I have to create the sound of the net launcher, in fact near from the one in the "Fitfh Element" of Luc Besson. It's a big powerful gun who fires a net over the oppents, So It ...
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Futuristic cars

I’m working on an anticipation movie set in Paris, maybe around 2030. Visually, it will be a blend of real shots of Paris as it is now (Haussmanian architecture, old balconies) and futuristic giant ...
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Computer and Tech Sound Textures Inspiration

I'm gauging the "lay of the land" as for as sound synthesis goes, for the purpose of designing new tech-based computer sound textures (think Matrix computer textures only in the bare-bones principal ...
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Noob SCI-FI Sound Designer…

Hey There! This is my first post here so, please forgive me if I am asking obvious questions or just stating the obvious. ;) I am a 20 year veteran of the Television industry as an Editor (Avid) and a ...
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Which tools can create a Star Trek / Iron Man computer voice effect from a normal voice?

I need to convert a normal voice to a more interesting sounding high tech Science Fiction computer voice. I suppose there are dedicated tools for this task that go beyond a simple flanger?
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An observation on “unreal” sounds

So as I'm working on our strategy game, and doing all of these FX (shields, and wubs, and plasma explosions, etc) I wanted to share an idea and get some feedback. Do people that often find themselves ...
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Your favorite sound effect in film.

Hello! What are you favorite sound effects in film? 1. best sci-fi effect 2. best organic effect.
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What's the vocal effect for the Vogons in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio series?

What's the vocal effect for the Vogons in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio series?
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inside a metal helmet like resonating SciFi Voice FX

I was wondering, if anybody knows if this audio clip is processed with delay, resonators, or is it something like altiverb ADR kinda effect, that's also been used in many sci-fi genre type of media eg....
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THX-1138 Redub, would be great to get some feedback.

Hi there, I'm a film student interested in sound design on a practical and theoretical level. For a recent assignment I recreated the sound in a scene from one of my favourite films, THX-1138. I went ...
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Scifi Laser Sounds - What works for you?

Hey everyone! I am curious as to what workflow people use to create crisp and heavy scifi laser sounds. Tribes: Ascend has lasers left and right in it, and I am running out of ideas for new laser ...
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Suggestions for what to record for a sci fi machine.

I'm working on a sci fi short film right now. One of the major elements in the film is a machine that keeps people from dying. Upon death, the soul leaves the body, stays in a "test" room, and the ...