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How to enable the dropdown menus (MME, Recording Channels, etc) in Audacity?

All those dropdown menus are now in one place: After clicking on the “Audio Setup” icon:   However, you can display / hide menus from your tutorial using the main menu:                              ...
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Earphones: Can we use earphones and some other devices for professional sound editing?

If you're 'just' editing, at a push you can use pretty much anything. If you're mixing, or any situation where you need to be aware of true EQ, levels or placement within a stereo field, then ...
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Headphones: Can you use bass boosted headphones as professional sound editing headphones after making some changes in software or hardware changes?

Unless you have specific measuring tools for headphones, you'd have to do it by ear - see this for a quick rundown of how you can do it on Mac - How to do speaker correction on a MacBook Pro Retina ...
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Split Audio File Into Seperate Tracks?

I'm afraid what you are asking for could be the equivalent of taking a Victoria sponge cake & asking for the flour, sugar, butter & eggs back in separate bowls. If there are clear spaces ...
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How to lower unwanted sound and raise desired sound in a recording?

1st of all, if the voice coming from the speaker has some characteristics picked up by the fact that's miced and going through amps & speaker, maybe you could EQ those so they can pop a bit and ...
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Podcast sounds ok on PC but cut out in mobile

A total guess, but perhaps there is a section where the phase of one of the stereo channels has been inverted. On a PC with stereo speakers, you may not notice. But perhaps the mobile is combining ...
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Is there a standard way to organize audio tracks?

No "standards" that I'm aware of, but what I've seen most often in film post-production is: Production Dialog ADR Group FX Design BG Foley Music
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Separating voice over from background music

The solutions are pretty much the same as they were a decade ago, but the AI component has improved a lot. If you don't have room ambience to contend with, this should be relatively easier. If your ...
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Repair unnatural sounding line

There are different tools to achieve this. One is Newtone in FL Studio. You can drag the notes of individual setences and shift them. Here is a demo You could even ...
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Text-based way to set parts of audio track that play and skip

Take a look at the command-line utility SoX. The 'trim' effect might be suitable for your use case.
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Timeline examples or learning resources for audio levelling of live event dialogue and audience reactions ? (e.g. stand-up comedy)

I have just found a broadly relevant example - though film-set based (hence lacking audience reaction elements) - in one part (as per the start-time in the link) of the following Youtube presentation: ...
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Is there way to improve R sound in audio?

In general, to lift consonants, you have to push back the vowels, otherwise things can just get 'fizzy'. You could try this with EQ - lifting somewhere between 1 - 4kHz, but I think that's more likely ...
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Earphones: Can we use earphones and some other devices for professional sound editing?

First, you do whatever you want. If it works for you, it works for you. If you want other people to like listening to your music you do however need to work with tools that helps you making it sound ...
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How to mute one side of an mp3?

I would use Audacity. It is a free sound editing app, relatively straightforward and easy to use, and has the capability of opening and saving as mp3. Two recommendations: Save as ogg/vorbis, not mp3....
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Direct Stream Digital (DSD) editing software, no PCM

Nowadays it can be edited with programs like Tascam Hi-Res Editor: http://tascam.com/product/hi-res_editor/ From their site: TASCAM Hi-Res Editor is a new, free application that plays and edits ...
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Direct Stream Digital (DSD) editing software, no PCM

This is a complex question =-) there's only one software that allows for true DSD editing, Sonoma Systems. This software however relies on sound card dependencies. DSD cannot be edited because there'...
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How to invert a music track? (FL Studio / Audacity)

In Audacity you can invert polarity by clicking Effect > Invert
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How to remove a background song mixed with another?

Like Mark said, you can't. Mixing audio is literally adding the samples together at each moment in time to produce a single result. That works whether it's digital numbers, analog voltage, or ...
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Anyway to track out two different voices within 1 audio file?

One thing that might be helpful is to use what I believe is called "strip silence", where logic will analyze the audio file and break it into chunks by removing any portions that don't have any audio ...
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Dialogue Editing Workflow

Firstly, with any sort of sound post work on features, don't consider a feature length project to be one single timeline. Best practise with long-form work is to split the project into "reels". This ...
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Cleaning/Fixing corrupted audio

No. There is no way to fix this. This is borked beyond repair. Sorry that won't be much help, but that's really the honest answer.
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What causes an imported audio CD file to have silent gaps?

Was the original CD burned? If so, alot of burning software like Nero or whathaveyou gives an option to insert a small gap between songs when burning the CD. It used to bug me when I had both Tommy ...
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mono audio channels

633 will in most cases be recording two mix tracks (L,R) and multiple ISO tracks. If there is boom and wireless lavaler being recorded usual practice is boom on tbe left and radios mixed to right. ...
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