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Exporting .wav files with Korg Krome Workstation

In SEQ mode of the Korg Krome I want to export my recorded tracks to my SD card. Unfortunately they come out as some weird file type (after I plug my SD into my computer). How can I export as a usable ...
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Mbox 2 mini and mac mavericks (mac osx 10.9) not working properly

I managed to get Protools 8.05 working on Mavericks. I installed protools first then, Mbox_2_USB_10_3_3_Driver_79050-2 Its the driver for Protools 10. To get play back through the headphones go to ...
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Any multimedia player able to play movies backwards? [closed]

Do you know how to play .avi videos backwards with VLC, Potplayer, Kmplayer, BSPlayer or any other common multimedia player in Windows? (without using video editors). Regards
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App for audio feedback frequency detection?

For curiosity I've started writing a mobile application that would detect when there's audio feedback on the live stage and what's the feedback frequency(ies) so that an sound engineer (SE) can turn ...
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Sound design software for Linux?

Any recommended sound design software for Linux? It doesnt have to be open source or free.
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Manipulating sound files (remove “temple background” sound)

A friend of mine helps me to record Thai phrases in Thailand. I send him some phrases everyweek and due to bad resources in his village I have to wait a rather long time to get the recordings sent ...
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An effective technique for ducking in Sony Vegas?

I'm trying to wrap my head around ducking effect. Say, I have two tracks: A music with pretty harsh peaks and drops (it's a dubstep) A vocal voiceover I also have two Track Compressors applied to ...
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Cubase is blocking audio for other audio application

If I run cubase, I can't run spotify or any other sound program at the same time. does this have to do with my soundcard and is my soundcard substandard for this? If I exit cubase then I can use ...
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Transcribing songs using just iPhone

I want to transcribe songs by ear using just an iPhone (without any musical instrument). Somebody knows one app that could help me? The app must be able to play music from my song library and let me ...
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Real time low-cut and noise reduction software

Is there anyone that's aware of a software that acts a bit like an audio console? I would like to adjust the frequencies of my microphone for ambient noise reduction etc in real time. Thanks,
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How can i download poor quality audio from youtube videos?

I stay in a underdeveloped area of India where only one telecom operator is available. The highest internet speed that I have seen in my computer is 11 KBps (as this operator supports only 2G). ...
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Cecilia users ?

Hi Would any Cecilia users out there be willing to give a short overview of its features; strengths/weaknesses etc? Also how does one go about installing it - I guess I need to install CSound ...
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Sound spatialisation tool. Would this be useful?

Hi, I have recently prototyped a sound spatialisation tool using max/msp as part of a university project. It allows you to load a sound and animate it in a virtual 3d space to add doppler shift, ...
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What Do I Need to Compose/Create/Mix Music Fully Digitally?

I want to write some music, maybe mix other songs as well. I want to be able to write up some melodies/harmonies, or lay down some beats and mix them to my heart's content, with different instruments (...
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Software for organising and naming an archive of sounds

I travelled by bike through India, and made audio recording. They range hugely in quality of content and sound. Unfortunately they were only recorded on an olympus digital voice recorder. However, ...
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How do I audio record a meeting with 10 people in a room 10ftx10ft

I have to do audio recordings for a college thesis. The recordings are of meetings in a room about 10 ft square. There will be between 7-10 people participating. I have permission to do the recording. ...
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What is the purpose of an FFT filter?

I've used the built in FFT filter in Adobe Audition to get some vocals sounding like they're coming from a police radio, and while the black box worked, I'm just curious as to what the FFT filter is ...
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Audacity: Exporting time track to csv

I'm looking for a program that can export a time track to a csv file, preferably in Windows. Do you know one? I've already tried a bunch of free software, without success.
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Software like LiVES Video Editing for Windows 7

Newbie here. I am wondering if there is any alternative for the open source LiVES Video Editing software (http://lives.sourceforge.net/) on Windows 7? Or, can the lives source be compiled on Windows ...
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Thoughts on Digital Performer?

I was wondering what everyone's opinion was on MOTU's Digital Performer? I know some people have probably never heard of this program, but at Evergreen State College where I took some audio courses ...
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Which DAW is this?

I saw this from a screenshot on a youtube video. Please help me find out which DAW this is.
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Have any of you tried out SFX Machine Pro?

Audio-MIDI.com is having one of their "No-Brainer" deals right now, and it's for this SFX Machine Pro plugin, for 87% off. It's only $20, but I'm between gigs at the moment and don't want to blow $20 ...
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Software for creating digital sound fx (without any foley)

Hello everyone, In the past I asked a similar question (so apologizes if the question seems a bit familiar), but as I was not able to find a solution and also have some more details, I will be very ...
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Audio effect: loop on a keyboard key

Using Mac/Linux/Windows SOFTWARE with an attached MIDI keyboard: What's the simplest way to, on-demand in live performance, capture a 1-second recording from a microphone and then play it on a loop ...
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Split audio into many files

I have an mp3 recording that spans many hours. It is just one big file. I would love to split it into dozens or hundreds of individual snippets. I actually already some most of the time-stamps where ...
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Protools9 running of macbook pro icore 7 problems

I have been having trouble with my mac because it gets stuck during playback, editing or even recording, so I have to force shut down the laptop by holding the power button in! What can I do to stop ...
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Idea on how to randomly choose sounds from specified files

Hey there, My mother really likes to build those miniature cities that many build at this time of the year, with "tiny persons" and houses, mini cars etc.. so I thought it would be nice to give a ...
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Good dialogue Recording Software

Hi I am new to the movie making. I have shot a small film and doing re-recording and finding it very difficult to do. Can anyone please suggest sound/dialouge recording software which I can use to ...
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Vestax SPIN & Algoriddim Djay - Streaming online

I am using Algoriddim djay with a midi controller (Vestax spin). When I am mixing I can route the output audio and the monitoring (pre-cueing) output on my controller, it works fine. However, when I ...
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Free automatic composer, for commercial use

Is there free software that automatically composes music and does not place restrictions on the generated output? I need to be able to use the generated music commercially.
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Audiotrack (for video) - workflow from Ableton Live to Adobe Premiere

I'm creating audio in Ableton Live that will be muxed with edited video footage in Adobe Premiere. The audio is everything from (Foley) effects to background music, and it must be in sync with events ...
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What audio editor are you using?

After reading Jack Menhorn's review of Sound Forge Pro Mac on Designing Sound, I thought it'd be interesting to see who's using what in terms of audio editors. What editor do you use? What are it's ...
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Split a wav file into regions based on other regions/files

someone on my team split a giant wav file into smaller regions, but it accidentally got normalized on a file by file level. Is there a way to compare the small files/regions (which are numerically ...
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Is there software to capture and view raw MIDI data coming from a controller?

This is partially out of curiosity, and partly, potentially, useful. The gist of what I'm looking for is an application (preferably OSX, though it wouldn't be a deal breaker to be Windows or *nix, ...
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Software for editing audio for video

Which software is best for editing the audio of a video?
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Are there tools to seamlessly loop sounds?

I need to loop a lot of recordings such that the loop is not clearly hearable. For example, I recorded some sounds in the forest and want to loop them such that I can fall to sleep when listening them....
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If you had to start over as a newbie, what would be your starter kit for sound designing (software, field recording, etc.)?

I'm just curious as to a lot of these new technological portable devices have recently come out now. I'm sure a lot of people getting started in the industry and wanting to make a sound design reel ...
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Automatic Mix software to replace a DJ

Since there are a lot of audio fans here, do you know a good software to replace a DJ in a private office party? The direction is tired of hiring a (bad) DJ year after year when what people really ...
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Does correcting the speed of audio captured from vinyl at the wrong RPM degrade its quality?

I sent a record of mine to an analog -> digital conversion service, and the CD that came back sounded like chipmunks. They had played the record at 45 RPM on their capturing equipment instead of the ...
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Playing a channel whilst recording another in Sound Forge

Basically, I'm doing some recording in sound forge pro 10. I have 4 channels, 2 of which have the backing track on and the other 2 are to be recorded on. Is there any way that I can play the backing ...
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How do I 'drag' waves in Sound Forge?

I've been playing around with Sound Forge Pro 10 for a few days. Basically, I've recorded my girlfriend's vocals (she was listening to the music via headphones from a laptop), and I'm trying to line ...
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Automatically synchronizing audio/video with FOSS tools?

At our hackerspace, we have a full HD video camera (Toshiba Camileo X200) with a crappy microphone input. Therefore, we use a Thomann SC450 USB microphone to capture audio on a computer. Buying new ...
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Playback device problems

I keep getting this message when I try to start Protools... "Protools could not initialize current playback device. Please make sure the device has been configured correctly". I can't understand why ...
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A desktop app that lets me search for music (in an interesting way)?

A while back I came across this amazing Mac app that let me search for music by hovering my mouse over clusters of spatially organized files. As you hover, you'd hear snippets of the music (long ...
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Apple Hardware have Digital Output - do I need to get a high end audio card?

I've been asked a question which has got me stumped. Apple hardware generally has digital output, so what would be the benefit of installing a high end audio card? Thanks
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Best Voice track mastering software ?

Hi all Im running Protools HD on Mac and would like some feedback as to what in your opinion is the best voice mastering plug in for feature films. I have used Ozone 4 and their center voice preset ...
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Harmonic Exciters

What is the greatest or latest? Been going through some vintage recordings that lack high frequencies and was looking to excite them, when asking this question popped to my mind. I use software, but ...
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Can I convert Sibelius into MusicXML or any other free format with only free tools?

Back in the old days, I used Sibelius to typeset scores. I've switched to the great open-source MuseScore now and don't miss anything from Sibelius except... my old scores. I know that there is a ...
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Stable audio/video editing software

In a few weeks I will conduct a one week course in sound design. The students are graphic/game designers and the aim is for them to get a basic understanding about what sound design is and how it ...
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Logic 9 vs Pro Tools 10

Hello all you social sound designers out there. Another question from me: I have £200 to spend on a new DAW. Logic 9 as an app is available for £140 from the app store, whilst Pro Tools 10 is just ...