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A quest to construct a bagpipe ensemble from one sound only

You're actually kind of hitting the laws of chaos theory. One thousand pipers in a large space is chaotic [my feeling about bagpipes aside ;) Each bagpipe has four simultaneous notes, three drones and ...
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Multiband Compressor or Octave-Band Filter plugin

What you're looking for is incredibly hard to implement. Filters always have a slope measured in dB/Octave or dB/Decade and it's a measure of the attenuation of frequencies beyond the cutoff frequency....
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Why does garageband does not detect the instrument plugin I installed?

Garageband supports Audio Units (AU). If the plugin only supports VST format, it won’t appear.
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VST Plugins for creating MIDI Notes (Ableton)

The folks at Ableton went for simplicity. This being said, it turned out to be a sane decision. If you read through the manual, you'll realize Ableton's piano roll supports step input, "draw"...
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Installing Muse Plugins Fx On Audacity

On the page Muse Hub plugin suite from your question there is a link to another free plugin suite, IEM Plugin Suite. I will explain how to install particularly version 1.13.0 for Windows, because with ...
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How do I use Impulse Responses from Waves in another convolution plugin

The reason that Waves store the files in a 'wir' format is to make them proprietary, thus preventing you from using them elsewhere. You would have to reverse-engineer the 'wir' file format, extract ...
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What is the lifetime of a music plugin like Ozone or a DAW like Ableton?

The main constraints around software lifecycles is actually not the software itself, it's the operating system. Apple is a massive culprit here. With every update of the operating system, goalposts ...
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What is the lifetime of a music plugin like Ozone or a DAW like Ableton?

This is a "how long is a piece of string?" question. I've had Cubase since 1989… but not the same version or even the same platform [I've had it for Atari, Mac & even Windows for a brief period ...
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VST Plugins to filter mic input for Skype or Google Hangouts

For this sort of application you probably want a mixing desk that can handle automixing - something like a Yamaha QL-1 which has an in-built Dugan Automixer. This will significantly help with the ...
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What are some ways of creating rat sounds for a short film?

There's the sound that the rat makes, and there's also the sounds that occur when the rats interact with the outside world. Jay has covered the primary rat sounds nicely, but also consider secondary ...
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What are some ways of creating rat sounds for a short film?

Sounds like you're on the right track! Using your voice is a great way to achieve this. If you're able to record little kids doing it, all the better since their voices will be able to reach much ...
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Is there a plugin that can handle knob control based on peak frequency?

For loudness, lots of plugins have envelope followers. An envelope follower converts loudness into a control signal that you can route to a knob. Some plugins have pitch detectors that convert pitch ...
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Making metal music without real instruments

Drums Superior Drummer 2 w. Metal Foundry SDX expansion Shreddage Drums Guitar and Bass Shreddage 2 - The shreddage plugins are at the moment the only decent solutions (IMO): ...
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Why software's reverbs algorithms never sound the same as their hardware's original?

Most likely a different algorithm. Do you think the manufacturers would be able to sell more expensive hardware units if the same algorithms of their boxes in the thousands dollars would be available ...
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