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WAV files sound high pitched - how do I bulk fix the sample rate in the metadata?

Nevermind, I found something. The command line tool sox seems to do the trick: find . -name '*.wav' | xargs -I {} basename {} .wav | xargs -I {} sox -r 44100 {}.wav {}.edited.wav find . -name '*....
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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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How to use signal from one midi track to transpose another midi track in Reaper?

Sounds like you're looking for an arpeggiator. With some plugins, you can either program a step-sequenced arpeggio, which triggers on a MIDI note event. These will mostly be atonal/chromatic, ...
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Change hardware output for Reaper

Hmm. Not sure you can do this under windows. With OSX it would be easy as you would create an "aggregate" device which includes both of these two hardware options and then you can route directly from ...
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Can I automatically select / remove clipping / peaks above -3dB in Reaper?

izotope RX has a de-clipping tool. This is the tool to use for this application. However in the future this should be used as a learning experience as to how best to record audio in a windy ...
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Weird pops and cracks in my Reaper input?

I had this same issue and what would recommend and what worked for me is make sure the two boxes by the bottom are checked when setting up your driver in reaper! Especially the (Ignore asio reset ...
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Playback of Reaper and other applications simultaeously

I know this is a little late to post but I couldn't find a comprehensive answer for this question anywhere else online. So, I'm posting what worked for me here. Okay this is how I setup my system so ...
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Playback of Reaper and other applications simultaeously

This answer worked for me (windows 10). I haven't yet tested it on a heavy project, but it's enough to get other audio inputs like a browser to be audible. I believe that the asio4all driver can ...
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Understanding what equipment I need for my Specific Needs

a phantom powering box You don't need that. The 1622-FX has a built-in Phantom power. You should ONLY use this if you have a condenser microphone that actually needs it. Dynamic mics are typically a ...
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Reaper auto panning based on conditions

Fairly confident this is possible through the scripting interface of Reaper.
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Reaper 5.23 One Track Controls All others

You have configured track one as a folder track and the other three are in the track-one folder. You can drag the other 3 tracks out of the folder to the top level and they should start behaving as ...
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Would a "opto-isolator" help in reducing EMI/RFI from recording guitar?

If the noise is induced in the pickups - eg from your monitor screen or fluorescent lighting, then no amount of electrical isolation will cure it. The only cure is switching off the offending sources,...
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Would a "opto-isolator" help in reducing EMI/RFI from recording guitar?

You don't have a ground loop as there is no connection between the guitar and the computer chassis (other than via the interface). You can try using a DI box - this might improve your situation but ...
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Notes not played by Kontakt virtual instrument

Solved: I needed to change midi channel from the midi notes in midi clips. I'm not sure why were they played by certain instruments.
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Change hardware output for Reaper

ASIO bypasses the Windows audio interface to connect the DAW straight to the sound card; so selecting that as your audio system will not allow you to bypass and use it at the same time. You can try to ...
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What approach can I use to replicate the sound texture of the vocals in this song?

I think I can hear at least two if not more layered tracks of vocals. I would have to disagree about the EQ settings. There is a lot of hi-mid and very little low mid. I'm not 100% sure but I think ...
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How can I enable snap functionality in Reaper?

There is a section in the manual for changing the snap and grid settings: http://wiki.cockos.com/wiki/index.php/Snap_and_Grid_Settings
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Reaper : midi configuration problem

Your device will not change output channel just because you select another track in Reaper. Some alternative options to consider: Set up the Reaper tracks to track 1/channel 1 and track 2/channel 2....
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Best and simple way to dub a film for a newbie

Steinberg Nuendo has been around for years - it's basically Cubase with a video bias. I've used it for film foley work and it's been great. Expensive, however.
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Best and simple way to dub a film for a newbie

Edicue/ ediprompt should be able to do what you need. There are other software options out there as well that I cant think of at the moment. A Rythmoband solution might be worth looking into also. ...
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Rendering Microsoft wavetable output with Reaper

Maybe it's too late (5 years...) but I recommend Voicemeeter as a free virtual cable, I think that is included in; while as a free sound generator there are Independence of Magix and maybe Halion SE (...
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How do you get "midi through" to work on Focusrite USB interface with Reaper?

Standard practise these days is to use the sequencer to provide the throughput to the correct out, which saves nasty doubling & chasing round in circles to find what went wrong. I don't know ...
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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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