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Pro Tools Problems?

Greetings everyone, I'm making a Pro Tools "Community Wiki" on here since we seem to get a lot of Pro Tools related tech questions. It seems a bit unnecessary to clog this place up with tech issues ...
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Convert SFZ to SF2 soundfonts via command line

Is there a command line tool to convert sfz soundfonts to sf2 soundfonts? I know there is the polyphone app, but it doesn't seem to have a command line interface.
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Live control of rewired application parameter using MIDI controller in Ableton

I am running Reason rewired through Ableton Live. I would like to be able to control one of the parameters of a Subtractor Synthesiser within Reason whilst rewire is active. The actual parameter is a ...
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Multiple loop phrases in Ableton looper?

Using my floorboard controller and vanilla Ableton MIDI mappings, I've managed to figure out a way to juggle two phrases with loopers. However, the MIDI assignments are a pretty clunky. The basic idea ...
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TC electronic g major 1 / sysex

I have a tc electronic g major gathering dust for quite some time now. The problem is that due to its heavy use over the years lot of knobs etc are broken. But otherwise the unit works perfectly fine. ...
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Help recreating a synthesized hit sound

Any pointers of recreating the sample at the beginning of this MDX composition with a synth(preferably Harmor or Massive): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3FbCURTShmeM2F4QXE1SldmUjA&authuser=0 ?...
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FX REQUEST: Jamaican Walla + Stingers

EXT DAY - Poor Jamaican town. Lonely kid walks down the street and all we see are birds and a few dogs. So we want convey activity in this scene where there really is none. I have added some sounds ...
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DVDs with Original Theatrical Mix for Reference?

First time poster here: I've just begun to learn post-production sound, and I'm at the mixing stage for a short film that is going to be sent out to some festivals. I'm mixing in stereo at a decent ...
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How to configure Lexicon Omega as a main soundcard?

I bought the Lexicon Omega to use as my mixer (primary soundcard) with my PC running Windows 7. At my desk, I need to use the Lexicon Omega as my primary soundcard to connect PC sound to my speakers, ...
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Recreating bone-conducted inner voice

When you listen to a recording of your own voice it seems alien to you, because it does not include the sounds that were conducted through your skull to the ear. Is it possible to recreate your "...
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Logic Pro X jumps back when starting recording

In Logic, the main track view is suddenly jumping back to the beginning of the track (or clip?) when I hit record, even though record begins from later on project. If I enable the Auto-Follow it then ...
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Very low microphone input volume

I'm recording Youtube videos and for audio using a Behringer C3 with a Shure X2U adapter for my PC (Dell Inspiron, running Windows 10). I use Camtasia for screen-casting and then editing the videos. ...
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How to add fills and short sections in FL Studio?

Let me explain. In fl studio in both the piano roll and the playlist view every 16 beats the colours switch between grey and a lighter grey alternatively if you have a 4/4 time signature. With a lot ...
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Are these frequencies permitted in Colombia?

I am from Norway and going to Colombia to shoot a short documentary. I am a videographer, not an experienced sound person, therefore I need a bit of help. I have some Sennheiser receiver/transmitter ...
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Obscuring voice recordings

I'm trying to design a relatively simple (electronic) device for obscuring/jamming voice recordings with a laptop microphone. I've read that playing white noises in the background doesn't mask over ...
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Recording audio from PC sound card

I am trying to use the sound card in PC 1 as a synthesizer from PC 2, which sends MIDI commands to PC 1 through Ethernet, which is not a problem. The problem appears when I connect line out to the ...
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How are NBA games miked up?

It's NBA finals season and I'm analyzing the games trying to figure out the audio setup. It definitely sounds like there's a mic in the basket (I'm guessing in the hinge between hoop and board) and ...
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Examples of Synthesized Sound Effects

This question was asked a few years back and I actually supplied one of the answers (Examples of subtractive analog synthesis in sound design). I'm looking to expand on this and want to know of any ...
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Need help setting up 2 Audio Feed inputs with two seperate auto outputs.

I'm using Scanner Cast and was needing help trying to find the best way to have two different scanner audio feeds that can be uploaded to two scanner cast feeds without each hearing the other. Right ...
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How to make the sound of Light Bike Tron Legacy

After watching "Tron Legacy" I've thought that the sound was really good, and particularly the sound of the Light Bike. So I've started wondering, how did they make these sounds? Of course there are ...
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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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Sound Design: any sound effects library with rolling ball bearing sounds?

Does anyone know of a sound effects pack or website that contains a decent set of rolling ball bearing/hardball (e.g marbles etc.) sounds? I'm specifically looking for a ball rolling along a small ...
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How to export MIDI with foot controller in Acid Pro 7

I have a e-durm track recorded in MIDI in Acid Pro 7. I want that track in another project. I tried File->Export Midi but it is missing the "foot controller (hi hat)" envelope. How do I include that ...
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Piano hammer, i.e. how to get proper release sounds in Linux and the most compliant SF2 engine

I have Yamaha Clavinova Grand (198-Clavinova.sf2, sfArk) soundfont. It has hammer noise samples used as key release sounds. You can check it running Viena SoundFont Editor, in Windows or Linux via ...
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USB-MIDI controller freezes when used with live-drawing software “Tagtool”

I do live drawing performances with the "Tagtool"-software (the old skool version: http://www.tagtool.org/wp/). It is a piece of software that allows you to draw using a drawing tablet and an arduino-...
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What is the best way to change the voice from male to female (instantly)?

There are some software solutions as well as vocal performers. Anyway, it is unclear if vocal performer can produce any effect which would be impossible to get using software (if it modifies sound in ...
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TR-606 hi hats oscillator running

Quick question, does anyone know the exact timing for the 6 square oscillators that make up the hi hat sounds on the TR-606?
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How to improve SNR of low signals

I'm recording breathing sounds (inside anechoic chamber) with a MEMS microphone in a custom housing. The sound level is low; and near the noise floor of the mic, so we have a lot of input gain and ...
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Sound effect library management on Windows?

I'm starting to have a little collection of various sound effects, and I was looking for a program to help me find them more easily than with iTunes or searching through Windows. I know of Basehead ...
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Ogg metadata: cover art tag

I'm a software development and newbie in audio engineering topics. I ran Icecast audio stream server and would like to show cover art audio tag to website users. Stream format is Ogg. The problem is - ...
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Recreating the Bass sounds of Daft punk's Voyager and Avicii's Peace of Mind

I was trying to recreate the quite similar Bass sounds of Avicii's Peace of Mind and Daft Punk's Voyager. I suspect they used a saw wave and pushing the resonance on the filters, but I fail with my ...
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Designing Sound Effects For Digital UI

I'm trying to get better sound design and I wanted to tackle the area of digital sounds for UI that you'd see in a sci-fi thriller or something like that. Something like the sounds at the beginning of ...
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Does ayasugi bori affect the sound in a musical instrument ? if so, how?

I hope I am posting this in the correct stack exchange, I am currently researching on musical instruments, particularly the Erhu and Shamisen, and have come into 2 interesting constructs. I have ...
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Recreating Iconic Electric Zaps

I am working on some electricity zaps for a spell and have always wondered how these iconic zap sounds were made. I own some quality newer electricity libraries, but none of them have this zap sound ...
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Is a “spatial shepard tone” possible?

So, I assume everyone here probably is aware of the "shepard tone" audio illusion, which creates the impression of an ever-decreasing or ever-increasing pitch. What I wonder is, if you had a series of ...
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How to apply an effect only during specific spans of time in a track?

I am working with some voice over that will be played quietly in the background, and am finding that even subtle sibilance, the sharp hiss or "ess" sound made when "S"s and "C"s are pronounced, is ...
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Is there a convention to categorize different levels of stereo enhancement?

In making sound files, I want to label different variations of the same sound that have different levels of stereo enhancements, one for being when the effect sounds more mono-channel and the other ...
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Recording microphone and system sound in separate tracks in Audition CC

In the past, I've been using Voicemeeter to record my microphone and system audio in separate tracks in Audition. The system audio track is used to sync up the actual recordings of other hosts on a ...
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Recording group of people playing tabletop rpg

I'm in front of small challenge. I'll be recording group of 6 people playing tabletop RPG. They'll be all sitting at one table but game master (person who narrates thru game) will be hidden behind his ...
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How would I route iPhone vocals into my DAW?

I have an iPhone 6s Plus with a cool vocal effect app. I also have a "Blue" condenser microphone, a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 audio interface, and I'm using Ableton as my DAW. What adapters and/or ...
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How to synchronize Play (start/stop) between Juno-Gi and Drumbrute?

Is there a way to synchronize Play (start/stop) between Roland Juno-Gi and the Drumbrute? Such that when I hit Play on the DB it triggers Play while in Recorder mode on the Juno? The DB manual ...
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UAD Apollo and Thunderbolt length limitations

Thunderbolt has a length limitation of 3 meters. In my studio, my computer lives in a machine room that is more than 3 meters away from my desk (approx. 10 meters). Typically, the audio interface ...
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Repair audio file without header

We recorded the audio of a rather long meeting of a couple of hours on a phone. Someone forgot to turn off sound recording at the end of the meeting and the phone must have turned off due to low ...
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How to Play Audio in Realtime in LMMS?

Changing the tempo directly (globally) or via an automation track only affects the readout and doesn't change the actual tempo, which seems to default to 140 BPM. Is there a way I can get it to play ...
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How do you edit quality pitched voice? (Q w/ example sample)

Sorry, if I am a bit unclear, but I've got a quick sample (of how should it sound a bit like) if you click here. These types of songs/editing are quite rare and can't be easily found and since they ...
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Waves 360 bundle only works in stereo in Adobe Audition

My question: Why do the waves360 plugins work only in stereo mode in Adobe Audition CC? I add them to the 5.1 channels. I have a 5.1 speaker system for monitoring when mixing. Waves Um226 and s360 ...
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Trying to create a DAB radio garbled audio effect

(Previously posted in Amateur Radio: https://ham.stackexchange.com/questions/7335/how-does-dab-radio-garbled-noise-come-about ) I've been fascinated by my digital/DAB radio lately, whose placement in ...
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Extend periods of silence in mp3 files

I have a bunch of mp3 files containing lots (about 300 per file) of small (0.5s to 3s long) snippets of audio separated by 1s of silence. I want to edit these mp3 files (preferably losslessly) so ...
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Infinite baffle speaker in an enclosure vented to the attic

I have some in-wall speakers that I've installed in speaker backer boxes. The reason I used these MDF backer boxes is because the cavity on the right side of the diagram is actually a built-in ...
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Ableton: Why is my vectorscope showing flashes of stereo activity on a mono track?

I've placed a utility on my master track and set the width to zero. Schwa's Schope plugin (set to phase visualisation) shows the expected hairline profile, but occasionally flips out for a split ...

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