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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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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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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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Can I edit sound as fourier transformations?

This is a screenshot I just made from iZotope RX. Note the irregular selection in the frequency domain, and the photoshop-like tool buttons in the bottom right. iZotope has many frequency domain ...
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Can I edit sound as fourier transformations?

Well amplitude is a pretty important thing to know about. As is waveform shape and DC offset. Adobe audition has allowed spectral editing for many years now, as does Izotpe RX and Iris. 3d ...
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Need help cleaning, and editing sound effects using multiple mics

My advice would be to always import everything into PT, make your choice which 'blend' of mics suit each other over the edits. Then audiosuite/RX anything needed, but keep the original in place, ...
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Need help cleaning, and editing sound effects using multiple mics

I'll bring them all in and sync them first, then do a broad chop of all of the unusable stuff. This is so that I can cover those tracks with crossfades, which I can't do in RX. Once I have my basic ...
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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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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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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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Need help cleaning, and editing sound effects using multiple mics

I bring everything into Pro Tools and clean with RX or EQ/Compression inside of ProTools. It's makes it easier to keep a copy to go back to the original if needed as well as keep everything in sync ...
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Audio play for attraction

I'm a producer at a sound recording studio called We Love Jam in Sydney, Australia and we do this type of work all the time. I have to agree, hourly rate is the way to go and work back from 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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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 split audio in dry and wet audio files if I have the dry version

You could theoretically take the wet and dry tracks and drop them into a new session, invert the phase on the dry track, and then adjust the level on the dry track until it cancels out the dry ...
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Upside down waves in Sound Forge

That's due to something called aliasing. You see you can hear from 20Hz-20kHz so you need to sample sound at twice that frequency. This is why CDs use 44.1kHz. Now I know what you're thinking. ...
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Audio editing program that acts like Premiere Pro

Most DAWs should be able to accomplish this. That said I think you should check out Reaper. You can keyframe, as well as draw envelopes/curves. It also has ripple delete which is nice, and some video ...
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How can I make my voice recording sound more integrated with the beat?

Well I listened to "I say a little prayer" and your singing could improve somewhat - a bit pitchy some people would say. But this can be worked on. I was the same and I improved some folk will say LOL....
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