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You're probably experiencing the joys of a non-zero crossing at the edit points. Sure, you can record a sound and then shorten it in a DAW, as Joel has mentioned, but you do need to make sure you put a short fade in and fade out at the start and end of the sample. If you do not, the DAC will have to deal with outputting sample values that will ensure that ...


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You can use any sound you like and at the length you want, if you use an simple audio editor like Audacity, or a more advanced solution that can offer MIDI/synths, and additional tracks like Pro Tools. I would first source the sounds either by recording them or using an instrument or synth that you can record into a digital audio workstation, then edit and ...


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There's lots here. Firstly, just saying "16-bit" or "32-bit" isn't enough. You'll note that "16-bit" is probably an integer of sorts - either signed or unsigned. 32-bit will most likely be a floating point representation, with the maximum value being -1.0 or 1.0 - so the comparative values between the two will be very different. Weighting curves for SPL can ...


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A deadly gun sound must bring be balanced between the bass, the mid, and the treble. The mid is the most important one. Structure of a deadly gunshot: Punch - Lower and longer punch - body of the gunshot - body and tail transition - tail Like this: (slowed down) Puh - Prrruuuuuh - Rrrraaaaahhh - Wwrrooowwwll - Vvvvrrrrrr The punches is important when you ...


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