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In general, what's a good dB level at which to normalize my audio files?

I'm a musician who extracts a very wide variety of audio samples from different sources. I then layer and arrange these samples together within music software to orchestrate songs. When I save these ...
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Adobe Audition CS6 vs Syntrillium Cool Edit Pro 2.1 - editing wave

In Cool Edit Pro when a waveform is in maximum zoom level, it is possible to drag an audio sample vertically, or "Editing Sample Directly" by left clicking on an audio sample. How can I achieve the ...
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Why are levels so different on popular music tracks I open in my wav editor?

I'm trying to figure out how loud my songs should be. I'm trying to compare my stuff with popular music artists to see how loud their songs are, so I open their songs in my wave editor. When I open ...
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Mapping audio wav files to midi piano roll keyboard

I know about sound fonts but this requires me to make a wave file for each midi piano roll key. Is there a way or program to just have one audio wav file and have the midi piano roll key that is ...
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Algorithm to detect time of striking each key in wave file

Suppose I have a wave file (*.wav) with a piece for piano solo recorded in it. It's not a midi file, keep that in mind. My question is: do you know of any plugin or any algorithm or any article in a ...
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In Adobe Audition - can I see post-effect waveforms?

I'm using Audition to edit voices and adding compression, noise filters, etc. The waveforms in the multi-track session don't change when effects are applied - they are as they were imported. I'd ...
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what part of the FFT array must be zeroed to create a piece of silence

I'm constructing a karaoke-type application that eliminates the sound of one voice, based on it's position in the stereo space. I calculate the left and right FFT's, and find the frequencies that are ...
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Best software to use for editing audiobooks?

I do audiobook editing for a local library. I am using sound forge currently. Are there any recommendations for other editors? I get a lot of pops and lip smacking. It seems to take forever to finish.
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Shuttle mode alternative in audio editor?

After reading this thread: What audio editor are you using?, I was dooing a little research to choose the best audio editor for mac and pc (I need a cross-platform editor). But I would love to have ...
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If you had to start over as a newbie, what would be your starter kit for sound designing (software, field recording, etc.)?

I'm just curious as to a lot of these new technological portable devices have recently come out now. I'm sure a lot of people getting started in the industry and wanting to make a sound design reel ...
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Loop and release sections on Wavs

Hi All I was wondering what, or if, there is a programme on osx I can use (free would be a plus) that will let me export audio files with looping sections. I.e. A wav that will end at one point if ...
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Difference between using a wave editor and a DAW like Pro Tools?

I use pro tools to edit all my SFX recordings and was wondering why some people use Pro Tools and a separate wave editor. I was looking at http://www.audiofile-engineering.com/waveeditor/ and can't ...
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Does anyone use Wave Editor by Audiofile Engineering?

I'm looking for a cheap wave editor (as in not the $600 for Peak) to use with Basehead. Wave Editor seems very nice! I'm playing with the demo now and although I'm only getting started, I'm already ...