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How do I make my voice not echo in audacity?

Your best bet will be to treat the room you're recording in with absorptive materials to reduce the echo... If you're at home, it can be as simple as hanging a lot of heavy clothes up in front of the ...
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Home Studio Echo Problem

First off, if you have a hard floor like cement or wood or tile...get an area carpet. Otherwise, you need to use absorber panels. Generally acoustic studio treatment requires 3 devices....bass traps,...
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Filter Reverb and Echo at the time of recording in Audacity or any other software

Yes, there are ways to try to reduce echo, but they also negatively impact the sound with artifacts. You can use features like gates to try to cut off when someone stops talking directly, but those ...
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Filter Reverb and Echo at the time of recording in Audacity or any other software

I'd be far more inclined to try fix it at source first. There are several plugins I've tried that attempt to de-verb, but none anywhere near as successfully as just not recording it in the first ...
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How do I make my voice not echo in audacity?

Removing reverb/echo is not a trivial task. Only in recent years has it even been developed to the point where it is usable in the Real World. Most solutions are still quite expensive. "De-verb" is a ...
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Speaker and Mic echo problem

That is called "sidetone". Sidetone is used to confirm to the phone user that their own voice is being picked up. Virtually all telephones use sidetone. A telephone would sound strange or even broken ...
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Home Studio Echo Problem

All hard parallel surfaces are your enemy. Since the space has already been built out you can't (I'm assuming) easily make the walls non-parallel. So you're really left with applying treatments. ...
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Inexpensive, easily-removable ways of reducing echo in a room (see 360° image)

First of all reverb in an empty room is very long , this changes when some stuff gets it. What u'll need is a standing library with books , a cozy soft couch and some shelves here & there with ...
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How do echoes work?

Sound travels at approximately 340m/s. This means that if you make a sound and it reflects off a surface 170 meters away, you will hear the bouncing sound a second later (half a second to get there ...
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Soundbarrier material

You have to keep in mind that attenuation and absorption are not to be used interchangeably! As Tetsujin states in their comment, the foam won't do much, as it may attenuate the sound in a "...
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Filter Reverb and Echo at the time of recording in Audacity or any other software

See previous discussion here, SPL De-Verb is probably what you're looking for. You can watch a comparison between SPL, iZotope, Zynaptic in this YouTube video.
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Reduction of Reverberation Time in a home studio from blankets, textile, and foam

I'm just going to evaluate the options you mention. covering surfaces with blankets, duvets, or comforters Not really a professional option and can actually cause bad results covering surfaces with ...
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Is your own voice cancelled during video calling?

Is your own voice cancelled during video calling? Yes, if you are using speaker phones. Speaker phones (or room based mic/speaker systems) deploy "acoustic echo cancellation". The speaker knows what ...
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Blue Snowball Ice usb mic has echo sound

You are probably experiencing latency through both the mic and all the processing. This is a recording mic, not so much a 'live' mic that you will want to listen to while you are recording. Just ...
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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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What's this echo-like effect called and can I achieve it in Audacity?

I presume you're referring to that part at the end of the Sister Sledge clip, where the final lyric "Sing" is reverb faded out. To achieve something like this in Audacity, you'd first need to sample ...
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Audio input echoing in audacity, but not from the direct line

So, I figured it out, pretty dumb mistake but it might help people down the line. The issue wasn't the recording, but the playback. I for some reason had a setting enabled in my Realtek Audio manager ...
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How do echoes work?

Nice explanation Schizo, I would only add that there are other factors that affect how easily sound can travel through the air. The weather for one, the humidity, wind etc. Also, frequency of the ...
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(How) can I remove this special echo in a specific recording

Interesting subject material! Firstly, the problem appears more to be a pre-echo problem rather than a post-echo problem. I'm not sure how this has occurred, but the sound of your voice in the ...
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Inexpensive, easily-removable ways of reducing echo in a room (see 360° image)

OK so the quickest way to achieve a result in this room will be to buy an inexpensive deep pile rug and put it on the floor over the wood. Your most immediate source of first reflections will be the ...
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Find the delay between an "almost" echoing signal in a recoding

Uh, clap your hands once. If that doesn't give you an in-the-face clue in the audio waveforms, I don't know what will. Movie takes use clapperboards for a reason.
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How do I make my voice not echo in audacity?

The best solution would be a microphone isolation shield. You can buy one like this, or even make one using plywood, insulation, and a fabric cover. https://www.amazon.ca/Pyle-PSMRS08-Microphone-...
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How do I make my voice not echo in audacity?

In a pinch I throw a beach blanket over my head, the desk & the mic, to create a mini isolation tent. And I have to move the bird cage into the next room.
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"Filling" drum sound

I'd say you'd be best finding a taiko-like sample. A kick drum with reverb most likely wont get you there. Toms and drums like these usually have a resonant aftertone that kicks dont have. If you ...
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"Filling" drum sound

I sounds like it has another layer of big drum, taiko maybe, as you mentioned. This can also be achieved through use of reverb that is sent through and envelope shaper/compressor or eq as you would ...
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Simple space effect in Audacity on Mac OS X

If the track is stereo (two curves in one track): click on the name of the track and select "Split Stereo Track". If the track is a mono track (one curve), select the track and make a duplicate of the ...
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How to remove echo-like noise from recording?

With the excerpt provided, it can be heard that it is not an echo problem but something else: it sounds like the audio is read by buffer and that each buffer is played twice, or maybe each buffer is ...
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How to remove echo-like noise from recording?

Sounds like you might have experienced a monitoring feedback, either in the signal path because of the routing or in "real world" because you had some speaker playing the recording signal during ...
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Add modal resonance to voice over

You need to use EQ/Equalization on the dry voice and boost resonant frequency with a narrow notch filter. It might match closer if you then apply a basic reverb afterward, but it will take some trial ...
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Voice sounds uneven after noise removal?

"Noise removal" is a shot in the dark based on statistics. Noise is usually a stochastic, random signal, so it has a non-zero chance of matching the model of speech of the noise removal program. ...
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