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Sound recognition app or data base

Good day, Is there an app or a database where I can upload a .wma (n file (not songs, but rather sound bites/effects) to help identify a specific sound? Thank you.
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how to record waterfalls

I am new to audio recording. I need a natural sounding waterfall flowing throughout a gorge for this picture >>> https://hajes.org/hajes_org/i-expo/2019-02-16_scotland/mark.htm After recording ...
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Can someone help me figure out this sound?

It is NOT a horse, donkey, elk, creaky door, yak call, pig, moose, a rubber chicken, antique car horn, coyote, rooster, or a elephant. Please help I have been struggling for a week!
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I have a sound project. For blind children ages 3-10 years to consult

I have a project for blind children 3-10 years old. This project is about listening. Because I have to provide information on various listening environment or other. For example As the blind child is ...
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Foley - Simulate light wind through trees

After a physical (ie not digital) way to recreate the sounds of light wind through tree tops. Need the the ability to simulate with intermittence like in real life. Question for a foley artist....
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How would YOU design the sound of fingernails on a floor?

Specifically, the sound of an animal/deranged human/creature of some sort skittering and clattering around on a stone floor? My application is for a large weighty creature, but your answers can ...
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How to design the sound of a Quadricopter Drone

I'm working on a short film where the protagonist is a Drone. Do you have any idea of how to create the sound of a quadricopter drone? I tried to use some real recording but the sound is too invasive....
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How to create missile sound effect?

Is there a specific method to create missile sound effect? What should i record and which plugin types should i use on it? Beyond the basics. Reverb, flanger maybe?
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How do I produce this sort of 3 D sound?

I recently came across this audio (please hear the audio only with ear-phone/head phones). As said in the audio, it uses cetera algorithm. What that algorithm actually does? How does it work? I didn't ...
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Sound Effect Used in Dubbing Foreign Movies/ Translation

In many of the dubbed tv episodes of discovery channel and Nat Geo, the voice of the language of the speaker is converted but the sound seems to be the same. I have seen this in even dubbed movies. ...
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Sound Recording error

I use Xperia M(Model number C1904/Android version 4.3) to record music from my digital piano(Privia PX-160) using an auxiliary cable.The recordings have a very faint voice with a lot of buzzing noise....
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Is Behringer C-1 mic good enough for foley recordings for the price?

I have a deadline in three days to finish a project that requires some foley recordings, but I am without a mic. I would buy this mic for this purpose (I am low on budget) and I was wondering if it ...
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Meteor sound Design

I'm doing the sound design for an animation movie. There are a couple of scenes with a meteor shower. Could someone suggest me ​​any trick of how to sound design or replicate the sound of a meteor ...
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How and where should I start learning about sound design?

I am a junior in high school am being pressured to go to college to get a "real" career. I'm really just interested in sound design though. A lot of people tell me to stay from big name sound design ...
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MK8+CMC vs CCM8

For now my mic collection is basically limited to a CMIT5, and after I rented a CCM8 to combine an MS with CMIT for a job I fell in love with the sound. So I want to buy one, mostly for booming but ...
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Effects order in sound design

A producer told me that if want to use both a reverb and delay, i should put the delay first, so that its feedback does not clash with the decay of the reverb. Does the effects order you add to a ...
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Good voice over software?

I am a Noob and trying to make my first video using quicktime screen recording and iMovies. Somewhere in the video, I need the voice of a child. It is not possible for me to get a real child to record....
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Recreating A big taiko drum sound

I'm trying to recreate a big taiko drum sound. I have a 28" bass drum with synthetic skin head. Anyone have any ideas on how to layer the sound to get a big taiko drum sound. I'm sure there's a ...
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How to create the “dead jedi” sound effect

Seconds 2-4 from of "Use the force Luke". It's a trailing echo, but I'm not quite sure how to achieve it as I'm relatively new to sound design. I'm using Audacity as ...
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Water / Snow Movement

I am working a project that involves a lot of water sound effects and movement. Since, it is an hour in length I have been trying to come up with ways the sounds of the water and movements won't sound ...
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Sound Designer/Editor needs?

I had a question of what other stuff I might need to be a Sound Editor and/or Sound Designer. I have a shotgun, condenser, and a pair for stereo - recording on a sound devices 702t. Edit and design on ...
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Unable to record effects from Alesis Firewire 12 mixer

I have Alesis Firewire 12 mixer and I am successfully recording multi-channel tracks with Ableton Live (version 9) when I connect mixer and computer with firewire cable. However, if I mess up with ...
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Want to record multi track at home pc

How i can record multi track using my home pc?? i want to record each track individually so i can edit effects on each track as neccessity. which hardware or/and software require to complete this ...
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Recording Doors

What's the best way to record household doors opening and closing? My own recordings are always a bit too transient and thin sounding whereas the ones in my commercial library are chunky, thick and ...
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Microphone suggestion for recording Hard Fx/SFX and Foley

I've never purchased a mic before, but I'm a sound design student at scad and I'm trying to build a sound library of my own. I want to record mostly "real World" sounds such as doors, locks, metals, ...
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Human sport sounds and vocalisations

I'm working on a project at the moment that requires some human sport sounds such as tennis grunts, footballers calling to each other, heavy panting, those kind of things. Any sporting vocalizations ...
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How to Add Soft Roundness (Prettiness) To Sound FX?

I have a question that’s been boggling my mind for a long time. How do people create those puffy, soft, airy elegant sounds in mobile games? I’m not sure how else to explain them, but it’s almost ...
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Recording ZipLine Sounds (Any Advice)

I'm looking specifically, to create the sound you hear when swat/military zipline down a buildings or from aircraft (10 seconds in length or so) What are some ways to emulate this, any ideas? I've ...
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Creating percussion from found sounds?

Our stock music library is working on a found sounds album (using sounds recorded from an environment, like a kitchen etc.). I recorded a few sounds from the kitchen, but I'm wondering what the best ...
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How To: Record Foliage/Trees

I am creating foliage sound by different types of dried grass, leaves, fake plants, etc. I am having a major problem though because after I put them into my DAW and hear them through my studio ...
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Recording clean sounds as a base for SFX

I'm looking for some guidance on recording clean sounds that I can use as a base for manipulating into SFX. I think the trouble I'm having is ambient artifacts in the original recording creating some ...
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Sound Design: Elevator

For the next short film I am working there is an old elevator in an apartment building. It's so old that it still have one of those elevator gates on it. Does any one have any ideas on how to design ...
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How to dress when recording Foleys?

Just discovered a 2014 short called The Sound of COS. It shows two guys creating Foleys for a fashion commercial. The short being sponsored by COS, of course the two are dressed sleekly. However, I ...
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How to Foley bicycle?

I am currently recording some extra scenes for a post production project. I was wondering if anyone has any tips or experience on recreating the sound with Foley techniques for a person riding a ...
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Name this sound effect

TLDR: Its loop pedal effect that we are talking about. Guyz have been pulling my hairs for quiet a while, just cant figure out what this effect is called or what term should I use to Google, for any ...
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Bettering the sound of a webcam recording - is it possible?

hopefully this is the right place to ask. I'm working on a project, and I filmed myself playing the piano with my webcam. Now I don't need any grade A sound here, it's ok that's it's kinda grainy and ...
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What are some tips and techniques on recording paper, pencil, chalkboard and other often harsh sounding foley?

What are some tips and techniques on recording paper, pencil, chalkboard and other often harsh sounding foley? Many times I'm designing an animated piece that requires organic foley elements like ...
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Exporting from ogg to mp3 has poor quality

I have several sound effects in ogg format. I have to export them in mp3. I oppened each of them in Audacity and used export functionality to achieve my goal. But when I played the sounds in mp3 ...
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Recording a stethoscope

Anyone know a good, inexpensive way to record the sounds off of a stethoscope? I'd like to get some recordings of the inside of the body.
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Amateur voice recording for a game

I have developed a small card game. It is about geometrical shapes for educational purposes. I have managed to create some amateur sounds which are not so good, using embeded laptop mic/headphones ...
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How can I pick up very small sound with small budget?

Well, I would like to pick up some very small sound like: - Pressing Keyboard - Using the zipper - Scratch yourself I don't have a lots of money to buy expensive equipment. How can I pick up these ...
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How is this high, overtone like voice effect done?

Listening to the song That bird has a broken wing by Sun Kil Moon I wondered how they achieved the sound of the voice. I would describe it as if it had a sort of high, slightly eerie, overtone like ...
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How to dampen the Sound on a car roof?

I have to record dialogue for a short film in a car. Some water will be dropped on the car during a scene to imitate rain. How can I dampen the Sound of this "rain" on the car's roof to get clean ...
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A Recording Ethics Question/Survey

While out recording some traffic ambience a week or so ago, a thought crossed my mind - and I'd be curious, especially from our fellow members who also do a lot of field recording, what your personal ...
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Small XLR connecotrs for ORTF setup

Im planning to setup an ORTF setup in my RODE Blimp with a pair of Line Audio CM3 & Im looking for small XLR connectors so i can setup ORTF easily. Please check out this image I saw this image ...
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Recording experiments at 192kHz: what to record?

In the near future I'll be renting out a Sound Devices 702 in order to experiment with recording various sounds at 192kHz - and I'd like some suggestions on what will yield the most interesting and ...
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Few questions about portable field recorders!

I'm stuck deciding between a Zoom H2n and a Sony PCM-M10 for doing recordings on the go at random if an interesting sound comes up. This will be for building a portfolio for sound design, not for a ...
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Choosing the right gain at the right place for the right thing

Hi, What makes you decide to record a sound as loud as possible or either to record it with a lower level, as you will probably going to hear it in post? Is it the type of sound? Is it the project ...
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foley sounds need advice

Hi guys I struggling to think of how to create the sound of horses galloping, I can create the sounds individually by banging two objects together in cycles of threes to create that "doo doo doof" ...
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Animated Punching Sounds

Hey guys, I'm working on a 3D animated film that contains a fight scene between two people. I've always been a huge fan of Robert Hargreaves and his work (he does the sound design for all of the DC ...