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Replace sections that have low volume with silence in Adobe Audition

I'm annoyed by certain sections of my long audio file that involve breathing and other mouth noises. I want to silence (not delete) these sections automatically. How can I do this? So for example, ...
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Soundbarrier material

I want to construct sound barier that separates two rooms. Barrier will fill gap in the thin doors. I was thinking about sandwitching some material between two transculet plexiglass sheets. I had few ...
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Silenting the noise down, after recording

I have a fairly quiet studio to record vocals. However, when I record, the noise of the required cooling fans get in the way! The selected area of the wave in the picture is the low-noise I want to ...
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Identify periods of silence

I have some audios that contain short spaces of silence with different periods of time. The audio sample is this. Is there a way by which Audition software can do the following sequence below? ...
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Why we hear noise (when it's silence) while AUDIO - RECORDING

I know , when video-recording absolutely dark scenes, the mid-priced recorders cant record fully dark video, instead they have some sort of "noise" in image , like this: I see, that something same ...
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Extract wavelengths or frequencies out of a recorded sound

I have recorded 1 minute of almost silent in woods. there is mostly wind and grass moving sounds. Is there any way to extract wavelength ranges out of it? I only need to know the numbers. I don't want ...
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How can I mute quiet parts of audio in Audacity?

I recorded my voice. And it's a quite long record for manually silencing out my breaths and lips clicking. I would like to make silence on areas where the sound is lower than some level. How can it be ...
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How can make a "Fade Out to silence then Fade in" script in Sound Forge 11?

I have a religious recitation that has long pauses. There are people cheering at the end of a verse, or coughing and just general background noise during the silences, with I would like to remove. I'...
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Batch processing in Adobe Audition for deleting silence

I have a folder with hundreds of audio lectures that I would like to process in batch. I'm trying to remove the silent parts, and have found Audition to be very good at this. The thing is I can't ...
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Which audio file format gives smallest size for silent tracks?

I want to make a bunch of silent audio files (of different lengths: A few seconds up to some minutes), just to but them into playlists and so on in order to have silent times in between. I am ...
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Add white noise to silence

I edited an audio track where I silenced out unwanted interjections from the off. However, since the original track has a low but noticeable noise the perfect silence introduced with the silence ...
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What is the best/easiest way to fade a sound (beeping noise) in and out without the audience noticing that its gone?

I want to fade a noise (beeping noise, like a heart monitor) in and out during different scenes/moments in a movie without the audience noticing the change. It should appear as being there all the ...
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Recording quiet sounds (like birdsong) with Sony D50

Hi there,I was wondering what tips anyone would have for recording a dawn chorus with Sony D50. I'm in 44/24bit mode and there is a bit of preamp sound(?) when you push the gain above 4/5 (as @scaudio ...
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OSX audio editor with batch silence crop?

Hi guys, i'm seeking for an audio editor which allow to remove silence from beginning and end of a set of audio files... something like auto trim/crop of soundforge. I already use Logic Pro 9 'strip ...
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Christmas day = dead quiet city. what to record?

I'm going out into the city to do some recording on Christmas day, just because that's one day that the city sounds completely different. I plan on getting some downtown amb, maybe some commuter ...
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The quietest moment in your city?

Years ago, when I was at university, I did an experiment/exercise whereby I recorded the same street corner for 5 minutes every hour on the hour for 24 hours. The initial idea was to string a minute ...
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Silence in your life

As we all here linked somehow with sound and it can be vital part in our life - What role in your life silence plays?
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How far from traffic should you be to get a clean nature recording?

How far away must you go to get a clean recording? I'm planning on recording some nature ambiences and want to know what people's experiences are.
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Best use of Silence in a film?

In my opinion some of the best film sound is not loud or overt, and I've used silence many times in film soundtracks myself but I am interested to know what your favorite use of silence or near-...