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Video Editing Sound Designer

Understandably, the vast majority of the chat on here is almost exclusively about SD. It's sometimes difficult, as an audio-centric person, to remember that the images we work with are actually made ...
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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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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 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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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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Is there any Avid AudioVision (DAW) video online?

After reading this thread at the DUC (and chatting with editors in this business longer than me), I'm really curious to see Avid AudioVision and how it worked. My first encounter with a Digidesign/...
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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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Abstract videos for sound design practice

Hi everyone, I am looking for some video content (preferably short abstract pieces) to put some sound/music to for my portfolio and for practice. Does anyone know of any on-line resources where one ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? [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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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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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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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'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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Simple free program to add audio to video?

I am looking for a small free tool that will allow me to add some audio to my video. Windows movie maker doesn't seem to work well from some reason. Any recommendations?
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How to reduce wind noise / audio overload on built-in microphones?

I have 2 cameras with on-board microphones (Nikon D5100, Canon Powershot G7), and I'm predictably having problems with high wind noise, and when recording short clips at gigs (with permission) with ...
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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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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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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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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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Record a video without static noise

I bought a cheap handycam some time back, one from Sony, for about $410 to record videos to put on YouTube. The recording picks up a lot of audio static even if I have the fan switched off. I want to ...
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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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Software for editing audio for video

Which software is best for editing the audio of a video?
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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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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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Assigning analog audio to play with HDMI/DVI video on an A/V receiver

I've got a computer I use to play a lot of media. The computer has a DVI video output and a standard analog audio soundcard. I currently have an audio-only receiver so I set the receiver to use the ...
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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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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, ...