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"diagonal clipping" in recent pop music productions?

This is just a limited (or clipped through distortion) sound wave added through the normal mixing process, to a lower frequency soundwave. I've created a simple example to demonstrate what I mean. ...
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"diagonal clipping" in recent pop music productions?

You will note that this emulates the effect of a DC blocking capacitor, in a record player on clipped vinyl... i.e. no 0Hz being passed. This waveform's clipping slopes exclusively the same way, ...
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How to deal with clipping in important data

First of all, let's examine what happens when a signal clips: An audio signal can be represented by a string of numbers, so let's say you wan't to record this signal: 0 0.5 1.0 1.2 1.0 0.5 ...
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Troubleshooting clipping

Those are not extra sweeps or clipping. There is really no way to produce a pure sine wave out of a speaker so those extra lines are harmonics being produced by the speaker. Check out this PDF pg.8,12 ...
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How can WAV files cause any clipping red in DAW meters if floating point can represent much higher values than 24 bit?

0dBFS in floating format is a bit of a misnomer. It's not "full scale" in floating point, instead it's actually defined as the value 1. This is the value that when converted to fixed point ...
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How can WAV files cause any clipping red in DAW meters if floating point can represent much higher values than 24 bit?

Building on Tetsujin and ZaellixA responses: If your wav isn't itself clipped, its encoding (if samples are floating points or are integer numbers, it's bit depth...) may be missing or wrong in the ...
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How to deal with clipping in important data

I would suggest that if the audio data is to be used in a research project in which having not clipped audio data is of some importance, you should start again. Although you might use some tools to ...
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Is lossy encoding supposed to produce higher signal level peaks than those present in the original?

Yes, certain compression formats can result in higher peak levels than the same material pre-compression. -1dBTP ("true peak" level, relative to full scale) seems to be the accepted maximum safe level ...
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How can WAV files cause any clipping red in DAW meters if floating point can represent much higher values than 24 bit?

As Tetsujin states in their comment, any decently developed/implemented DAW will use floating-point arithmetics to increase their internal calculations headroom. This does not mean, in any case, that ...
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Make do with safety channel feature

Simply use the non-clipping right channel. It will have sligthly more noise but no clipping compared to the left channel.
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How can WAV files cause any clipping red in DAW meters if floating point can represent much higher values than 24 bit?

Usually, 0dBFS is the maximum level which doesn’t clip on an audio interface. A DAW will typically map it under the maximum float level, then if you increase its level in a filter then reduce it ...
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Is my USB Audio Interface limited to recording at only ±0.5 db?

Yes, the picture shows a heavily clipped signal. Decrease the input level until you never clip. Typical recommendation is to aim for around -10dB full scale when capturing input and to record at 24bit....
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How to deal with clipping/distortion in a custom synth app

You have to consider exactly how much headroom you have available to you in a 32-bit or 64-bit float scenario. The answer is - masses! You should be doing your mixing at 64-bit level these days in a ...
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How to destroy audio (blown-out clipping effect)

A simple, easy way of doing it is by using the amplify effect in audacity. Just select the audio and increase by a couple of dbs and listen to how it sounds (Remember to enable clipping). If you want ...
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Is there a software tool or web service to detect problems in speech recordings?

Clipping and discontinuities can be detected by using the Izotope RX De-clicker and selecting "output clicks only". The resulting timeline will indicate where in the original material the ...
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Identify source of "clicking" in track

It's related to CPU usage priority & streaming the audio into your system from the USB - this has no relation to the RAM & that's why adding RAM didn't help you . what you are experiencing ...
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Text-based way to set parts of audio track that play and skip

Take a look at the command-line utility SoX. The 'trim' effect might be suitable for your use case.
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How to deal with clipping in important data

Generally no. If the clipping was only one sample the CIA might be able to do it. Clipping causes high order harmonics. Look at the FFT of a square wave versus a sine wave. The more you clip the ...
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How to deal with clipping in important data

Is there any way to recover the data. Yes, you can use de-clipping software, e.g. Waves or Izotope plugins created for this purpose. what difference to the frequency spectrum the clipping will ...
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How to deal with clipping in important data

The isotope RX restoration software has some de-clipping features - though any sound coming in at a greater volume that the clipping point threshold is not actually stored and will be digitally ...
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Highlight peaking parts on a waveform?

You're not approaching this in the right way. By doing this "iterative normalization" you will be basically changing gain with little to no crossfade between the regions. This is not going to give you ...
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How do I fix clipping distortion in my audio recording?

Though this is an old question, a Google search brought me here. Audacity (a free audio editor) actually has a built in tool for repairing clipping, following the logic described in the accepted ...
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