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Is it worth it to use 32-bit (float) in Audacity while mixing down to 16-bit?

The advantage of working at a much higher bit- or sample-rate internally than either your initial input or final output becomes more & more apparent as you start to rack up more channels, group ...
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Is it worth it to use 32-bit (float) in Audacity while mixing down to 16-bit?

If the file remains at 16bits, each step of your mixing could add a unit of amplitude and a noise (around -96dBFS) will accumuate. Then it is better to work in higher resolution. At 24bits (fixed) or ...
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How to replicate specific sound effect

Speed up the audio in the recording It sounds like an explosion or like a kick/snare Find a snare and lower the speed with e.g. audacity->effects->pitch and tempo->change tempo while having ...
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Why is the recording level on my DAW different than on my audio interface?

There are different dB scales that gives different readings. Looks the meter on your audio interface is analog so the signal strength will then be given in dBU. You can tell because the scale goes ...
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Can this sound be created without electronic means?

That sounds electronically created, or at the very least augmented, like a descendant of some classic anime sound effects, with more punch. Here's a great tutorial on that topic:
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How to remove robotic sound from fully isolated vocals?

Please just denoise it — if the audio sample causes undesirable results on the spectrogram, related to too large FFT coefficients, you can use adobe podcast enhancer — it's more directed
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How to fix audio files that cause the speaker/headphones to crack?

To my observation this can be due to overloading the output, which certainly depends on the program you are using. If you recall the theorem of adding two sine waves you‘ll recall: for two low ...
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