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How to introduce automatic gain control over two mics using audio interface, DAW and a mixer

What you are looking for is a Dugan automixer. This can be acquired as either a hardware processing device, as software inside an existing hardware device such as a mixer, or as a VST plugin. I ...
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How to adjust the volume level of the track when the automation points are already set?(Ableton/Logic pro)

To move the whole automation, you have to select the entire area of the automation first, then move it. BUT.. This is a common problem, that pretty much everyone solves the same way. Do not under ...
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Automatically mute one microphone when another is unmuted

In studio settings, this is common, especially with talkback microphones. It's called ducking. Ducking is a type of side-chain compression. This is the standard way of doing it, however, there is ...
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Determining how a sound file was modified

This is actually quite trivial. If you were to upload a "Sweep Tone" to the site, it will return the "sweep tone" modified for you. The great thing about "sweep tones" is that they can be used to "...
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Automate pre-processing of sound (noise reduction, compressor, limiter)

For lack of answers, I programmed an AppleScript that controls the Audacity Graphical User Interface and achieves the same result. It loads a track with the noise and gets the noise profile, loads the ...
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How to make track automation in Logic Pro X be independent from the mixer so automation is applied relative to the mixer faders?

One solution would be to have the output of the track go to a bus, instead of output 1-2. Then you could either used the fader on the bus, instead of the track, or you could put the automation on the ...
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Is it possible to automate removal of hum and distortion in audio files?

Distortion in the form of clipping would be very difficult to remove: the waveform has been altered, and information on the missing part of the waveform has been lost.
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Is it possible to automate removal of hum and distortion in audio files?

Depends on what sort of result you want. Sure you can analyze whether a file contains more than a reasonable amount of 50Hz or 60Hz and you can notch that out, but the problem with this approach is ...
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How to use all 8 ports (both input and output) in M-Audio M-Track Eight as seperate channels to play and record audio files

My initial thought was, does it matter really? Because you can separate the stereo tracks after recording, you hinted to this in Q1. If you run two (unrelated) mono tracks through a stereo stream, ...
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How can make a "Fade Out to silence then Fade in" script in Sound Forge 11?

A script would have to be able to distinguish between dialogue you want to keep, and "noise", as thresholds and other means wouldn't work in this scenario. It would be easier (IMO) to simply place ...
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How to adjust the volume level of the track when the automation points are already set?(Ableton/Logic pro)

The best way to move all of it would be to select all of the nodes within the automation. I don't know if there is a shortcut for that but if you hold shift and click and drag, you can select ...
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Why does Logic X always make my tracks HUGE when I press A to edit automation?

The general idea of having the tracks expand when editing automation is that it gives you more room to make the changes, which allows for more precision. I've liked this feature, so I haven't looked ...
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How to fade to silence in Ableton Live?

Why don't you just fade the clip volume directly on your clip?! (picture from http://www.kentsandvik.com/)
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