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How do you sync two tracks of similar audio?

I shot a piece of video where someone was moving in rhythm with music. The audio is pretty terrible so I want to replace it with the actual song, since there is nothing else interesting to hear there ...
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getting a wav file from a mic while also using it to record a zoom call

I have a project in which I'll be using a Blue Yeti X (or something like it, podcasting type mic) as a mic on a macOS computer and recording people on it using Zoom. I want linked audio and video ...
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How to improve the audio quality in my YouTube videos?

So, I'm a beginner in creating YouTube videos. So far, I've posted 9 videos on my YouTube channel. The videos consists of poems and comedy vines (in Hindi). I'm getting good response from the viewers ...
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Extract audio from mp4 container without re-encoding or command prompt?

How can you extract the audio file from an mp4 without re-encoding? Mp4 videos are just containers that have video and audio. In theory the audio file should be able to be extracted quickly in its ...
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Can a MP3 file contain video frames?

I have a file, which is obviously a MP3 file (file extension .mp3, type indicated as "MP3 Format Sound" in Windows Explorer). Surprisingly, when I open the file using Windows Media Player, it will ...
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What is the difference between headphone jack and line out on Zoom H5 Audio Recorder?

I'm not very familiar with sound engineering, so this may be a stupid question! I use a Zoom H5 for video production work. I plug microphones into the H5, and then plug the Line Out from it into the ...
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Can not remove hiss/hum

Okay for quite some time now I have had a problem with hiss, or hum or whatever you want to call it. My father used to record the family in our home studio. Because of this he has many microphones ...
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How to batch demux sound from videos to mp3 or aac

I have more then 1000 videos that i want to use for radio over Shoutcast. Recommend a software to batch demux audio from video files to mp3 or aac. Video are original formats for TV broadcasting so ...
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Dummy load on TV video input with RCA jack? [closed]

I have an old CRT-based HDTV that's pretty awesome for audio and I want to connect an audio source to one of its available audio/video inputs. However, I don't have a video signal, just the left/...
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How to isolate certain voices in video?

I have several home vids I took with my phone, in which there are multiple people talking as well as music in the background. Is there any way I can isolate certain voices? If it helps, the main ...
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Regarding vidpro xml lavalier microphone

Would the above mentioned microphone work with a laptop,to create audio for dubbing and podcasts?if not,then what do you guys suggest?
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How can I mix two wireless USB headsets in full duplex?

I'm the editor of an ESPN affiliate website covering an NBA team. I'm shooting video and recording audio for on-court interviews during pregame when there is typically a lot of background noise. My ...
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how to use 2 shotgun mics for videocam with external mic input

I need to record an interview (2 persons) but can't use lavaliers. What about using 2 shotgun mics (e.g. Rode Videomic pro) on tripods, wired to the external mic input of a Sony Handicam (CX580). I....
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Permission and Legality for using others' sound design videos on my website

I need to build a portfolio of sound design examples for my forthcoming new website. From a legal/rights perspective: can I go on Vimeo and pick any video? (of course author will be credited etc..) ...
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Determining the consistency of the BPM of a track

I have a track that I'd like to create an animation for. I'm creating the animation dynamically with code, so I need to know the intervals between beats to sync the video with the audio. I opened up ...
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Recording video on external camera/device, and syncing with Pro Tools

I'm going to be recording some audio in a studio, and would like to also document each take by video. Then I can put together a live video when I'm done the audio track. My question is, how!? I ...
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Sounds design with video seq and DAW

What procedure should I use if I have video clips from a game (animations/cut scenes) and I need to precisely set every sound in it to the ms. For example, I have a sequence with starting monitors ...
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Does sound quality increase if you play a video in High Definition? [closed]

I have a friend who always tells me to listen to his sound videos in HD, because, he claims, the sound quality will go up if you watch the video in HD. I've listened to the same video's in both HD ...
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What is a "violator"?

I'm exchanging email about specs with a video editor who was going to send me materials. He asked me if I needed a "violator" in the video to do my audio work? What is a violator? Is it a video term ...
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What are the correct audio levels for Voice and Music in a web promo video?

I'm editing a promo video that will appear on the web (specifically, PledgeMusic) and I'm curious what is the current best practice for the correct audio levels (base -dB) for: Music (when no other ...
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What are the correct audio levels for Voice and Music in a web promo video? [duplicate]

I'm editing a promo video that will appear on the web (specifically, PledgeMusic) and I'm curious what is the current best practice for the correct audio levels (base -dB) for: Music (when no other ...
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Feedback on my Music Video Without Music [closed]

I'm looking for a bit of feedback on this work I'm doing for my portfolio. https://vimeo.com/96135692
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What's the best way to extend a 3.5mm shotgun mic?

I'm looking to buy the Aputure V-Mic D1 which is a Shotgun mic for DSLRs, so it terminates with a 3.5 mm connector (my camera has a 3.5 mm jack). I'd like to extend this so I can mount it on a boom. I'...
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flat rate Quote for indy video game

Hi everyone, I have to give a quote of a flat rate for a small Independent Video game. I am primarily a musical composer, but going to be doing some basic sound design on this one. I need a flat rate ...
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Good Videos on SD/Mixing.

any good videos out there on sound design or mixing on a sound stage? i've seen most of the ones on you tube. are there any DVDs or anything like that? jx
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48 FPS Video and Pro Tools

A show that I'll be starting on soon is cutting picture with a 48 timecode base because the action sequences were all shot at 48 or 96 FPS, with the intention of projecting the finished project at 48 ...
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What do you use for video file conversion?

I get a wide array of video file types despite me specifying what I want. I was wondering what does everyone use to convert the video to something more manageable for pro tools? Many times I want to ...
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Sound Design Schools

Hey guys! I'm a Mexican/Spanish guy (yeah, that happens a lot) graduated from audio engineering in a Mexican music production school. I'm way more interested in sound design for movies, video games, ...
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Video courses on sound design for film/tv ?

Hi!! new member here.. I'm looking for dvd's or video courses on sound design for film/tv. I would like to learn everything from recording the right way to adding audio effects or anything needed ...
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How can I output sound for a video if I'm using Traktor Pro?

I'm DJ'ing at my friend's wedding and always work within Traktor Pro to mix songs but his bride wants to sings a song with the aid of lyrics onscreen. She's given me a video that plays the song while ...
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Recording microphone input as a second input with Fraps

I do game commentaries with Fraps, and the biggest thing I miss from Camtasia (which isn't an option for many fullscreen applcations) is multiple audio tracks. Using Fraps to record both system ...
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Recording Multi Channel Audio with Screen Capture

I wish to record 16 channels of analogue audio with 1 channel of video of desktop capture in perfect time sync. I've tried using a CCTV DVR recording solution but the video proved too low quality for ...
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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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Price for Music (commercial videos for web or TV)

I know it's always a very subjective question, but I'm trying to find a fair and objective criteria to evaluate how much I should charge for music for video and web/TV Commercials. Should I apply ...
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What to fix first, audio or video?

I have made a short timelapse of some nature phenomena. I would like to add ambient-like background music to it with Ableton Live. Both the timelapse and the music are (going to be) made by me, the ...
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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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audio export settings for youtube using premiere elements

Pretty simple question(I think). I am using Adobe Premiere Elements. I would like to create a simple video using a 44.1 khz WAV audio clip and a still image and then export it to youtube. What would ...
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best iZotope RX2 workflow for a film

Just completed my first narrative feature film in FCP 7. The scratch tracks have been replaced with the double-system audio, and prepped to be exported as stems if needed. I have iZotope RX2, but ...
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How to merge time-lapse videos and soundtrack?

I want to create video clip with merged time-lapse short videos and a soundtrack accompanying it. I would prefer as short a learning curve as possible and a rapid way to accomplish this. Adobe ...
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Editing voices in video game

Hello, I have been proposed to editing of voices for a video game (on protools), knowing that I come from the cinema, the timing and amount of files are not the same, do you have any advice or ...
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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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Determining streaming container format

I'm completely new to video/audio formats, containers, and protocols. However, I have to figure out how to decode a bitstream that contains audio and video. I do not know the transport protocol, ...
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Status of Dirac Video, Speex audio, FLAC as tracks inside OGG container

Can someone update me with statuses of using Dirac Video, Speex Audio and FLAC inside OGG format? Are there support of desktop or mobile browsers? Also how is OGG(OGV)? Does it well supported and has ...
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Which lav mic would work best on a hidden camera project?

Hello all, I was wondering if anyone can help me to choose a lavalier mic that will work the best in a hidden camera indie project. Basically the project is to record the genuine reaction of a girl ...
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Recording an instructor while filming him from a distance - Take II

I again have to video our Ninjutsu club's event using my consumer Canon HF10 camcorder. As I described in my question before the previous event, the instructor demonstrates a technique and then, ...
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How can I convert the AAC audio in an MP4 from CBR to VBR?

I'm trying to get MP4 video files I have created in Corel VideoStudio to play on an XBox 360 via streaming from a NAS device. In my question on gaming.stackexchange.com, it's come up, that perhaps ...
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Best Sony Vegas rendering options for audio-only on YouTube?

I am not an expert in Sony Vegas 10, still learning, but I was wondering what the best settings would be for an audio-only video for YouTube, with one image. Thinks to look at are: Best audio quality ...
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Lavalier/lapel versus desktop mic for PC audio/video recording with Wirecast

A client and I are getting more serious about recording audio/video educational courses for presentation on the web, and we're wondering now about the ideal microphone to use with regard to price, ...
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Merge audio and video in post-production

I have recorded a few video clips of a childrens' choir concert, using an OK external microphone to my Canon 5DII. Because the position of the camera wasn't really ideal for audio recording, I ...
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Is it possible to access multiple audio tracks in AVI file in Adobe Premier CS5.5?

Is it possible to access multiple audio tracks in AVI file in Adobe Premier CS5.5? I see only first track. UPDATE Please, don't doubt file has multiple audio tracks as I said. This is the ...
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