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Why we hear noise (when it's silence) while AUDIO - RECORDING

In a way everything other than the signal you're interested in is noise. Silence is the 'weird' thing, not noise. There are many types of noise produced in different ways. But the most common (the ...
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Extract wavelengths or frequencies out of a recorded sound

Wavelength is the inverse of frequency (1/f) so all you need is to perform an FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) on your signal to get its spectrum (harmonic content). This can be done in many ways but from ...
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Add white noise to silence

I'd be more inclined to remove the white noise from the speech than try add it back in the silence. There are some very good paid plugins that can do it - personally I use a lot of the Waves plugs, X-...
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Add white noise to silence

What is best to do if you record something specific is also record the room 'silent', so than you get the environment sound of the subject your recording. Add these layers together and you'll get your ...
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How can I mute quiet parts of audio in Audacity?

Look for a 'noise gate'. I don't use Audacity myself and it looks as though my initial assumption that you'd have one built in is wrong: search for 'audacity noise gate' on google and you'll see ...
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Replace sections that have low volume with silence in Adobe Audition

I don't know Audition, but most DAWs come with a noise gate. Use one with a filter to more accurately hone in on the right frequencies. Alternatively, for something much 'smarter' you could use ...
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Soundbarrier material

You have to keep in mind that attenuation and absorption are not to be used interchangeably! As Tetsujin states in their comment, the foam won't do much, as it may attenuate the sound in a "...
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Silenting the noise down, after recording

Surprised nobody here has mentioned actual denoising algorithms. If you can't remove the source of the noise or can't re-record what you already have, look into effects such as izotope rx and edison. ...
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How can make a "Fade Out to silence then Fade in" script in Sound Forge 11?

A script would have to be able to distinguish between dialogue you want to keep, and "noise", as thresholds and other means wouldn't work in this scenario. It would be easier (IMO) to simply place ...
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Which audio file format gives smallest size for silent tracks?

Just an idea (which needs further research): do you actually need the silence to be a file or could you just play dynamically created data? If the latter is the case, you could probably find a ...
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Add white noise to silence

The whole idea with noise is that it is random sound. You can't really easily produce a noise that replicates what was there, so your best bet is to actually use the noise that was present or apply ...
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Add white noise to silence

If the original track contains a section of just the noise, you can make a loop with that and keep it playing in your new track when you mute the original one. If not, you'll have to do some ...
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