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Cheap hardware to record multi-channel audio on mac

Here is 4 channels for $250 with mic pre amps and dedicated outputs should you need them. There are a handful of 2 channel units for under 200 here is a 4 channel right at the $200 mark. You are ...
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How can I read a Garage Band file on a USB stick with my PC?

The right way to do this is open the project in GarageBand and export each track as its own audio file. Then you can import the audio files into a PC-based multichannel audio editor and continue ...
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How to have different tempos in a Logic Pro X session

You can do this by selecting from the top menu Edit->Tempo->Show Tempo List, and then click on the + symbol to add a new tempo change. The default starting point will be the location of your time bar, ...
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What app can I use to create mixtapes?

What I would advice would be to use a mixing software like Native Instruments - Traktor for mixing tracks together. If you prefer non-live mixing you should definitely learn how to use a software ...
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Is It Possible To Make Microphone Inputs Available to Laptop

This is not possible with the Soundcraft mixer you are currently using. This mixer doesn't offer any external control interface. It should be possible if you buy an audio interface connected to your ...
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Studio Monitors/ Mac Mini (MINIJACK)

The mini-jack will be a stereo jack socket, which requires a TIP/RING/SLEEVE plug to interface correctly. The two signals you will need are TIP/SLEEVE and RING/SLEEVE - with SLEEVE being the signal ...
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Hear what I'm saying to Zoom h4n pro

I believe it is on page 71 of the manual: Input / monitor / On. No extra equipment needed. ( Disclaimer: I have not used the H4n ). https://www.zoom.co.jp/sites/default/files/products/downloads/pdfs/...
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How is Soundflower an Output Audio Device?

Soundflower is used to Route audio from one application to another. Soundflower itself can't capture audio, only route signals. For routing you need at least 1 input and 1 output. So say you want to ...
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Cheap hardware to record multi-channel audio on mac

PlayStation Eye is one of the best and cheap recommendations. It is a microphone array with 4 microphones in row with only 35 dollars. Check amazon
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Script to find and convert stereo WAV's that are actually mono?

A procedure that would definitely work: for each file ${f}.wav, Split it up to M/S stereo, i.e. to a file ${f}_M.wav and a file ${f}_S.wav. For instance with ffmpeg -i ${f}.wav -filter_complex "[0:0]...
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What app can I use to create mixtapes?

I recommend Ableton - Session View. You can drag each clip onto a track and set the global BPM (the clips will automatically fall into time with each other) - then draw in the fades and such. There ...
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Live streaming audio

When you plug a mic into your soundcard, it's typically plugged into a dedicated microphone input. If you're going to connect the stereo output of your mixing desk to your computer, you'll most ...
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I want to learn about the programming behind audio modification programs

The keyword for your request is Digital Signal Processing (DSP). That is the science and technology that deals with digitized signals (including audio). There are several freely available resources ...
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How to connect Behringer mixer to Macbook Pro?

Behringer make several small and simple USB audio interfaces like their U-Control series. And versions with more features like the U-Phoria series, etc. Of course there are many other makers of ...
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How to connect Behringer mixer to Macbook Pro?

This mixer doesnt support usb connectivity, youll need a usb interface for that. After you get a usb interface you can route your mac to output the channels from your usb interface outputs and then ...
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Best setting for digitizing vinyl

After doing a lot of research I came up with a way of digitizing my records, which I am quite happy with. I posted my recommendations already at Discogs, but would like to share my experience here too....
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Vocoder command line tool for Linux or Mac?

If by vocoder you mean "voice simulator" you can try the following cli on your Mac's terminal: $say "Hello World" For more informations about the command line type in $man say If you search ...
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How to connect microphone to MacBook (combined input/output ports)

Your MacBook only has Line In and Line Out ports. The Line In port does not contain a microphone preamplifier (You may be able to boost the microphone signal enough to make it useable, but it will ...
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Cheap hardware to record multi-channel audio on mac

Focusrite do a wonderful range of low cost adda and preamp hardwear (scarlet range) that will serve your purposes very well
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Can you force a mic/input to be one channel on Mac OS?

Purchase a splitter adapter that takes your mic output and splits it into left and right channel. If your mic is mono, it will just send the same signal down both. Like Winston Chow mentioned, you ...
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Using Mac/PC as an amp modeler and recorder

Fwiw, the audio jack on a Macbook is both input and output. Apple uses the CTIA standard for wiring up their audio jacks... source You could look for something like this, just make sure the piece ...
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Using Mac/PC as an amp modeler and recorder

Yes you need an interface. For any recording, I suggest you do so. A simple USB interface with a couple inputs should suffice. Not sure on your budget but it's worth it. Better monitoring, better ...
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How do I sync a Mac and Windows laptop running Ableton Live?

There is in fact another solution that I'm about to try. It's called Coperlan Manager, and you can find it here : http://www.copperlan.org/index.php/download Works on mac and windows, and it appears ...
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