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What is the best WAV encoding and why?

I assume that you export sound in order to import it somewhere else. This process has a lot of details and used to be done in the step called "mastering" in the old recording days. I'm no ...
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Pro Tools stems export

Route the output of each track to another empty track. Record arm the destination tracks and then hit record. When the record pass is done all your effects and automation will be "printed" to the new ...
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Does "converting" mp3 file two times, makes a difference?

Yes, there will be a difference. Mp3 is a lossy codec that deteriorates with every generation. It's bad practice to use mp3 (or lossy compression in general) at any stage where the audio may yet be ...
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Best quality encoding when exporting "8-bit 8kHz Mono WAV" sample in Audacity?

8-bit 8K isn't going to be great quality in any case, but WAV is as good as you can do. Straight uncompressed MS-format (RIFF) WAV is the most compatible format for interchange. There are two senses ...
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Methods for decreasing exported .wav file size

WAV is a lossless raw format, so the short answer to your question is no. The only way to reduce the filesize is to : use a different export format, or shorten the length of the project. There are ...
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In Adobe Audition, is there a way to capture entire Multitrack session as an Image, like JPEG or PNG?

To only show what's on your screen you can for ex. press the print screen key. It copies to the clipboard your screen content. You can open that content as a new image in Photoshop, GIMP or other ...
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Can I use the 20-bit dither of the POW-r dither plugin when bouncing to a 24-bit target?

The idea of dithering is to enhance the signal, making the signal more accurate in the band of frequency we are the more sensitive. This doesn’t reduce the overall quantization noise, but shifts it ...
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How to export individual channels from Propellerhead Figure to DAW?

I'm fairly certain I know what the problem was now. Figure will always export the current file, in whatever state it was last saved in. This means if you mute 2 of the 3 tracks and export, you will ...
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Ableton Live bypasses 3rd party plugins when exporting tracks to audio

After many headaches I finally found the answer: it has to do with a mismatch between global and export Sample Rate settings. Here is how to fix the issue: Go to Ableton Live's Preferences / Audio ...
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Export or save audio on Cubase 10.5

Based on Nuendo... You should be able to do an Export -> Audio Mixdown which will allow you to select an output channel of a particular format (mono, stereo, whatever) to allow you to export the ...
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What program should I use to export a MIDI/SF2 to a WAV?

FluidSynth does this fairly simply. The user manual describes the large list of options available to tailor operation, but to render a MIDI file to WAV the simplest command is: fluidsynth <...
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How to export/save edited samples from Reason's NN-XT?

As far as I know there is no "direct" way to export a sample built from reason synths/samplers. What you can do is: Set your reason project to only play the single note you want to export (clear the ...
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