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There is sound torch it sounds like the same app that you describing but this one runs on windows only. sound torch works nicely but it takes an age to create the database for searching.


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Well one of the features of Basehead http://www.baseheadinc.com/products/basehead-mac/feature-overview is that it actually improves your sex life. I'm not sure how other products compete with that but its definitely worth checkin in to.


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Audio files are essentialy arrays (or vectors) of numeric values. If the audio files are uncompressed, the short audio file should exactly match a sequence of values within the long audio file. That means you could use tools like Matlab, Octave, Python (with modules) etc. to read in the audio as an array-like data type and then use provided functions to ...


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The difficulty with the problem presented is that "spectral content" is not just a number you can compare to find degrees of proximity. You need to have complex analysis algorithms, comparing multiple parameters depending on the intended application, and define proximity criteria, normally based on statistical methods. This is true even for relatively "...


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Not free, but our individual download site has a waveform viewer: http://download.prosoundeffects.com There's also a "Sonic Search" function that looks for tracks sonically similar to a particular YouTube or Soundcloud track. It was originally designed for music, but it might give you some interesting results for sound effects too. Click the up arrow in ...


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Personally I've been a big fan of Soundminer - used it since v3 and always have liked it. Although it is worth bearing in mind that the price of HD/HD+ versus the older versions is dramatically cheaper (read: $600-700 for SMXP and $800 for SMv4 Standard) so I think the price point difference is somewhat negligible nowadays since HD/HD+ have almost all ...


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There's pro's and cons to both Basehead and Soundminer HD, so why don't you try out the demo's for both of them and see which one you like best? I personally like Soundminer HD a bit better for how it groups and organises search results, but like you pointed out it's more expensive and you have to pay double to go cross-platform. I only tried the Basehead ...


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