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Denoising studio induced noise and noise due to poor recording

Background Cassette tapes of speeches have been made in 2000 in locations which are not studio like environs for recording (i.e. contain various sources of noise such as fans, folks moving about, ...
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While editing dialogue, what tool do you use to eliminate clicks within words?

In order to eliminate clicks in words in Pro Tools, and I use either the Pencil Tool or cut out a cycle of the waveform. What would software tool would you recommend?
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Help recreating a synthesized hit sound

Any pointers of recreating the sample at the beginning of this MDX composition with a synth(preferably Harmor or Massive): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3FbCURTShmeM2F4QXE1SldmUjA&authuser=0 ?...
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Fruityloops not playing certain notes

I'm new to Fruityloops and sound editing software in general and I wanted to learn more about it. I wanted to recreate a song I like and learn from that process. Sadly I'm already encountering ...
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Multiple loop phrases in Ableton looper?

Using my floorboard controller and vanilla Ableton MIDI mappings, I've managed to figure out a way to juggle two phrases with loopers. However, the MIDI assignments are a pretty clunky. The basic idea ...
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What is the best way to change the voice from male to female (instantly)?

There are some software solutions as well as vocal performers. Anyway, it is unclear if vocal performer can produce any effect which would be impossible to get using software (if it modifies sound in ...
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MIDI noise and latency problems

I have just bought a Roland A49 MIDI controller. I'm using Reaper as my DAW. I've installed the drivers, and I know that my controller is talking to my DAW, as I am getting a correct red signal ...
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Open source software/library/tool/patch/… for converting audio to MIDI suggestions?

Having found 2 open source tools that can convert any audio file to midi, I'm still interested if there are others (for comparison). I've tried WaoN and Audio_to_midi_melodia. But not all samples ...
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Denoiser for Cubase 5?

Can I get a VST plugin of a denoiser for cubase 5? Steinberg products like Nuendo and Cubase are very similar, I would like to use Cubase 5 like I use Neundo 3 for dialgoue editing and cleaning. ...
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Which DAW do you use?

I'm just wondering, which DAW or software is the best and cheapest for designing sound. I'm working in a studio, and we use Steinberg Nuendo on a PC. It's quite good and comfortable software. You can ...
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Software solution for splicing in audio in real time

I've got a phone system for the company I work at. We have a line in for the FM radio, it plays music for when people are on hold. What would be the easiest way for me to have the radio fade out at ...
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Automatic DMX lighting?

I don't know where to post this question other than here, if there's a better SE for this question please let me know. I'm wondering what software/hardware I would need to automatically sync DMX ...
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Can I juryrig a vocoder with a MIDI keyboard and a laptop?

I have a Casio Privia 160 keyboard which can connect to computer via USB. I also have a Windows 10 laptop and a Macbook. Is there some software I can use to turn the keyboard into a vocoder, ...
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ADR Recording Software

I am new to ADR recording. I have a question specifically for beeps/streamers software: I have seen on DVD extras that show the ADR recordings and I have noticed that their software is able to give ...
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Subtract music from microphone input while recording

I do have a Soundblaster 5/rx with a line-in, my mixer has an aux-return (and if that does not what I think it does, it has a headphone out too which I could use). The signal that is sent to the ...
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Sound off on Noise Reduction!

So, folks, what's the dirt on contemporary noise reduction for things like hiss, hum, and background drone noise? Are folks still using DINR, third-party plug-ins, artful gating? My two cents is ...
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looking for a program for mixing subliminals with music at automatic levels

I am looking for a PC Audio mixing program that automatically mixes to sources at the same levels (floodgate). What I mean is that I want to mix subliminal messages in my music for me and I want to ...
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What is your software secret weapon?

Not so secret if you share! And how do you use it? -=- I LOVE Paul's Extreme Sound Stretch. I used to run it in my Windows XP days, but when I switched to an Intel Mac, there wasn't a working ...
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What is the difference between Audacity's dB and MP3Gain's dB?

I've read that Audacity can also do MP3Gain's job to normalize multiple tracks, but while in MP3Gain the target volume is something like 89.0 dB or 95.0 dB in Audacity the maximum is 0 and it goes ...
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Is there a software tool or web service to detect problems in speech recordings?

I am looking for a software/library or a web service/API that can detect problems in short samples of recordings of speech. For example echo, clipping, pop, background noise... Do you know of any ...
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Beat detection and alignment

Apparently "beat songs" do not have constant tempos throughout the song... For example, they may vary between 125 to 130 beats per minute. Is there a way to make them "beat" at a constant and exact ...
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Best way to control audio in dual (same LAN) locations from one spot.

Currently we have one office that I run music through in this order Pandora-->PC-->amp-->speakers. Pretty simple. However, We've added a separate building 300' away that shares the same LAN. I'm ...
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Sound Library Organizer for Linux?

I'm looking for a sound library organizer working on Linux and capable of handling several thousands of SFX files. The software I found until now are mostly players with some built-in management ...
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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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What kind of microphone should I use for rapping?

I just started getting to the point in my rap where I feel like I'm ready to start wanting to record and now I'm looking to purchase the equipment. I really would appreciate any pointers on the type ...
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Emulating StarWars X-Wing Recv Communications Effect

I'm curious the best method to mock the effect used in the voice communications of the X-Wing and other ships that were garbled when received, There is some kind of modulation going on if I'm not ...
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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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How to slow down playback speed of an audio file in Power Media Player--in Windows 10

This is an audio Police Interview and I am trying to identify the questions and answers. I am trying to make a document following a transcription type of method. This has nothing to do with music, or ...
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Audio recording software, continues recording during playback

I wish to more fully develop some music I've roughly sketched out. I have an idea for the kind of program I'd like to use - if such a program already exists, I'll use that, otherwise, I may write my ...
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Voice recording editing software

I have some 3gpp recordings that I need to enhance. I would like to give more balance to the left stereo and change the frequency levels to make the recording clearer and convert it all to mp3 or wav. ...
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Which software can simulate room reverb and response?

I would like to roughly estimate the behaviour of my living room as it is now and with some sound absorbing elements, such as bass traps, Helmholtz panels and/or resonators, skyline diffusers. The ...
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What's the shortest sound perceptible to the human ear?

How long would the shortest perceptible sound last? I'm guessing there'll be a frequency at which we can hear short sounds best but I don't need to find that. Admittedly this is also completely ...
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Software for very precise tempo/note duration

For an experiment, I need to write a sequence of notes where each note has a very special duration such as 1.728 seconds =~ 34.72222 bpm. I want to be as precise as possible, and I also want to know ...
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Midi to .wav conversion

I'm looking for a program that turns my short MIDI-sequences into .wav files. That in itself isn't the problem, tho. The problem is that most programs append 1 or 2 seconds of silence at the end of ...
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Built-in Line Output to Interface Line Input on a Mac

How can I play audio on a Mac (10.11) in a 3d party software instrument (eg. Arturia Synth), piping it through the built-in line out, into an analog effects pedal, then record that as an input through ...
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Player with great timer display

What free software can you recommend that offers great control over the timer display? I'm working as a transcriber and I need to often pause the interview and go back at a certain point in time. ...
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Storageformat for audiobooks

So, I want to apologize in advance if this is not the right place for this question, but it was the most appropriate SE-site I could find (possibly apart from SuperUser). I have acquired quite a few ...
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Tool for creating a WAV given a function of time/sample

What software could I use to create a WAV file from a function of sample number? I am building an implementation of Group Additive Synthesis in a modular softsynth and I just need a simple way of ...
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How to split a recording to music and talking parts

I have recordings of a radio show that I'd like to listen to later. But I'd like to listen only to the music parts. Sometimes there are interviews or discussions without background musik I'd like to ...
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How to Play Audio in Realtime in LMMS?

Changing the tempo directly (globally) or via an automation track only affects the readout and doesn't change the actual tempo, which seems to default to 140 BPM. Is there a way I can get it to play ...
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How to use Aux send/return on Jeskola Buzz

I'm trying to figure out how to use the auxiliary sends and returns on Jeskola Buzz which is the worst documented piece of software I have ever used (although that gives me that feeling of exploring ...
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How to sound like Yoda

I'm not too sure if this is the proper category of this site to ask this question but... There's a chance I may make a Star Wars fan film at some point in the future. If I want to use the script I'm ...
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How do you edit quality pitched voice? (Q w/ example sample)

Sorry, if I am a bit unclear, but I've got a quick sample (of how should it sound a bit like) if you click here. These types of songs/editing are quite rare and can't be easily found and since they ...
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Does Maxing Volume On Computer and Controlling Volume With External Speakers Provide Best Sound Quality or Is It The Other Way Around

I have (speaker name) and use them to listen to music. They are connected to my Mac min computer. I have herd people say that it is better to turn the volume on the computer all the way up and control ...
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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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How can I make 3D binaural sound in an automated way?

I've heard incredible videos of "3D binaural sound" on Youtube, where the sound appears to have a position in space around the listener, and even move. Although these are often generated from simply ...
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Getting a weird thumping noise when recording music

I have a Sennheiser ME 66 and I'm using an H4n to record. I'm new to recording, and it's new equipment. I was recording someone playing guitar and while their voice was perfectly clear while singing, ...
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EAC: Batch edit track title in metadata to use track number

I'm ripping a CD audiobook in Exact Audio Copy (EAC) and want the metadata track titles to reflect the track number (which reach >100, e.g., Track 001, Track 002, ... Track 099...) Is there any way to ...
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How do song recognition services (like Shazam) work?

Seems kinda difficult to do that, especially when I am recording songs off the radio, using different hardware for both playing and recording (for example playing from a radio in the car and recording ...
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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 ...