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How do I turn ordinary speech into something inaudible, in Adobe Audition? So it sounds a bit like mumble

I think that comprehensible speech consists of vowels and consonants put in some order. Killing one of the two will make something incomprehensible. I would try to kill consonants to be more exact, ...
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How do I turn ordinary speech into something inaudible, in Adobe Audition? So it sounds a bit like mumble

Conversation can become indistinct due to several reasons: It's quiet There's much reflected sound (reverb) in the room There are many voices talking at once It's masked by a louder noise Experiment ...
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Novice question: should I normalize my audiobook sound?

Normalization is a very simple process. It finds the highest peak and applies gain (makes everything louder) until the highest peak is at the specified maximum level (-1dB in the picture). There's ...
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Microphone with wider frequency range or higher sensitivity for better qualtiy?

You cannot choose based on those numbers alone. Though 50Hz - 15kHz might seem a little limited, if all you are recording is spoken word, then it's sufficient. The values alone don't give any ...
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How to record and use your own voice for text to speech synthesis?

AI VOICE CLONING!!! Depending on your voice, you might easily get great results by recording a couple minutes and uploading it to https://beta.elevenlabs.io/voice-lab All you need to do is speak ...
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How do I turn ordinary speech into something inaudible, in Adobe Audition? So it sounds a bit like mumble

This answer is for FL Studio but you can also find free VST for bit crushing or ringing for Adobe Audition like https://www.tritik.com/product/krush/ and https://plugins4free.com/plugin/1849/ You can ...
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Microphone with wider frequency range or higher sensitivity for better qualtiy?

These specs don't tell you in much detail how the mic will sound. A full frequency response plot gets a bit closer, but it remains difficult to compare audio devices using just their specs. One thing ...
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band PA: how to get good intelligibility when a singer talks while music is playing?

The very first thing I would do in your case, is to put a -18dB/oct highpass filter, tuned at 200Hz or a little more, in the singer mic. it would depend on your mixer, some of them have a fixed 80Hz ...
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band PA: how to get good intelligibility when a singer talks while music is playing?

Knock a 3-6dB bandpass low-Q filter in the master bus for the band around the speech frequencies then use a seperate bus for the vocals that pushes a simlar bandpass filter with a little bit of gain. ...
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How to remove anything but speech from 8 hours long file in audacity?

Protools has a "Split Silence" function which can be used to seperate out all elements where the audio level does not reach a particular threshold. Assuming that most of the audio is actually speech, ...
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Best speech codec for quality and compatibility

The best solution for this longer term is to use the Opus codec. There isn't anything better in terms of speech/music compatibility and also bitrate flexibility. Compared with mp3 it is a fairly new ...
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(How) can I remove this special echo in a specific recording

Interesting subject material! Firstly, the problem appears more to be a pre-echo problem rather than a post-echo problem. I'm not sure how this has occurred, but the sound of your voice in the ...
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Is it possible to synthesize speech?

"Is it possible to create a voice from scratch with no recordings." One system I was looking at is from the 1970's called VOSIM. (Just wrote a Java version of the basic algorithm about a month ago. ...
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Difference between audio quality

It sound like the good version has simply been cleaned up using equalization. The humming you speak of is just bad low frequency 'rumble'. It's a bad recording, but in the cleaner version somebody ...
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Fixing loudness on large MP3 comedy gig recordings

Try leveling, a much used compression technique. set compressor speed to the fastest setting lower threshold to the lowest setting play with the ratio between 1...2(2is kinda extreme 1.2-1.3 is ...
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How can I align multiple audio files with overlapping using python?

You're not gonna like this. The only for-sure way of lining up audio files is to have them All the same length to begin with, including the silences. So when you record them, make sure you start from ...
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Boost volume and improve quality of soft speech from audio track (Dropcam)?

Unfortunately boosting the signal you have is unlikely to help - where you don't have the information in the signal you can't really create it. As you have already seen, while DSP's can do a lot to ...
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Speech synthesis in MATLAB : diphthongs

According to formant synthesis, this should be mostly a question of finding the correct transition duration T1 between the two formant configurations, i.e.: t=0 to t=T1: linear transition from ...
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Speech separation of individuals from a phone recording

Five years later and there are a number of cloud services that offer to solve this challenge. Services https://otter.ai/ and https://cloud.google.com/speech-to-text offer some alternatives for the ...
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