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What software or service should I use for indexing my massive sound effects libraries?

I am looking for a software or service to index/search similar to soundminer, but simpler (just metadata indexing/search with automatic indexing of new content). At this point, we simply search for ...
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Ultra-efficient sound editing tips for battle scenes?

I am working on a feature using Pro Tools/Soundminer that has a lot of battle scenes- swords, punches, bow/arrow, grunts, etc. It's a lot of grinding covering every single hit in multiple chaotic ...
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SoundMiner Relink Spotting List files

I've been using SM spotting lists for a couple of years, creating folders with different categories of sounds that span across multiple databases. I've recently moved my SFX library to a new drive, ...
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Metadata exporting and editing options in Soundminer HD and HD Plus

Anyone know if Soundminer HD Plus allows you to export the metadata of your effects library to a text/excell file? I currently have Soundminer HD and am not able to do it, apparently the option ...
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What formats does SoundMiner accept to import Metadata?

I'd like to update my metadata outside of SoundMiner, but I don't know what format it accepts. Is it XML, CSV or something else? In short: What format does SoundMiner accept to import metadata from? ...
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Copy metadata description field from soundminer to BWAV

I created some metadata in soundminers description field using soundminer 4.5 pro. But unless i am mistaken that data will not be readable in non-soundminer metadata software that only reads the ...
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Difference between Soundminer HD and V4

What version of Soundminer would you say best suits a amateur sound designer as myself? Because i am inexperienced i cant really see the true value of the differences between the HD and V4 systems. ...
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Automatically Removing Duplicate Files in SoundMiner

all! This may be an extremely basic question but - is it possible to make SoundMiner remove the duplicate files from my library automatically? I've scanned and found all of my duplicate files, but ...
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Sending bwav metadata/description to an external colleague

Hello to this amazing stack. This is potentially quite a simple question but my friend who knows soundminer inside-out is on holiday. We'v just had a heap (200gb+) of wildtracks come in for a film ...
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Can you run Altiverb7XL as anything but stereo in SoundMiner?

I'm using SoundMiner 4.3pro v88 and recently upgraded to Altiverb7 XL Can't seem to get it to run in quad \ 5.1 when using Soundminer Can it be done?? Thanks J
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Sound Miner question

So I'm switching machines and am using a 3TB internal drive on my new one just for my SFX. I transferred all my SFX from my external drives into the new machine and then in SM im creating a new ...
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using soundminer on an AUX BUS for monitoring.

Hi there (first post) I wanted to know if anyone knows how to find the vst plug in for soundminer. I cant seem to find it in my mac. Im just trying to put SM on an AUX channel so that i dont have to ...
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Free OSX Sound Database programs

Are there any free alternatives to Sound Miner out there?
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Role of Sound Miner in FX library creation?

Prepare yourselves for a noob question, but I'm not 100% clear on the role of programs like Sound Miner when creating a sound fx library. Do I import all of my sounds into this program, tag each ...
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Soundminer tips/shortcuts/workflow ideas

After years of kludging through PT's Workspace to spot effects I finally broke down and got Soundminer v4Pro. Whoa. Nellie. Fast searches, spotting as a region, the pitch slider, the VST rack, re-...
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Freelancer Sound Editors and Designers, how do you search your SFX when in a new studio?

What are you using to search the SFX you bring to sessions on your drives? I have thought about Soundminer so that I may have metadata access as ProTools will only search file names and any comments ...
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PT10 & Soundminer V4.3 Pro

Hi guys, Has anyone tried running sm v4.3 pro with PT 10? Any issues? Many thanks Rada
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Suggestions for 'sound fx library management software'

I am looking to buy software to organize my sound recordings. I record, edit and mix on a Pro Tools 9 system use a Mac computer. It be great to hear from some professionals or any sound guys who use ...
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Retaining Metadata in .aif to .wav Conversion?

So, let's say I have a pile of a couple thousand .aifs all nice and pretty with Soundminer metadata perfectly intact. But for one reason or another, these .aifs need to be converted to .wavs. Is ...
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Soundfx library metadata language

Dear all I'll planning to sort some of the stuff in my sfx libraries. I'll move to Soundminer and thinking to tag and add metadata to all my libraries (I'll start, but I already know that it'll be a ...
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