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How to make your voice sound like another persons voice?

Yes and no - there is no tool that does this fully automatic - you have to set up and tweak the chain your self, but once you're done it can be used with any input (i.e. "live"). (tl;dr: good ...
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How to make the music sounds like playing in the picture

In addition to a little reverb (convolution reverbs are critical tools for sound for picture, IMHO), it will still sound like soundtrack music with extra reverb unless it is filtered. You could run ...
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Microphone to pick voice of several people in a big room

If you are on a budget you might want to give the Blue Microphones Yeti a try. It has switchable pick up patterns on it one of with it polar which will pick up 360 degrees around the mic. It's USB so ...
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Unboxing - Recording voice when there's other louder noises (cutting, ripping)

Context is king here. If you are seeing your mouth and the unboxing action, then you need to hear both. If we are only seeing the unboxing action, then you record only the sound of the unboxing action ...
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Choosing a balance between soundtrack and voice

Personally, I prefer tutorials without music. I also think a bit of background noise is not an awful thing. Gated dialogue or over-baked noise reduction is far more distracting. Choosing a mic you can ...
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Strip silence from voice recording

Audacity has a Truncate Silence effect (Effect > Truncate Silence...) which should be able to do what you want: There are many other alternatives in other applications - but these are for Windows or ...
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How to create a Mickey Mouse voice from computer Text-to-Speech output?

There are different aspects in "the Mickey Mouse voice (effect)": One is the relatively high general pitch of the voice. Mickey has always been spoken by a man, but the speakers voice's pitch or ...
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Software to identify words or voices in a recording?

The most relevant piece of software I could find is called Praat. It's free, and it offers spectral, pitch, and formant analysis—but it was developed for the study of phonetics. This is deep software ...
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Can a software generate a "midi" track from a song of musical notes of different instruments thanks to some filters?

DJ software like Native Instruments Traktor is pretty good at guessing the tempo by analysing a music track. It can also send out a MIDI clock signal that can be used to sync lights or something to. ...
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Microphone to pick voice of several people in a big room

I second Mike Rinehart's suggestion of the Blue Yeti. Although I haven't used one personally, it is one of the most popular budget mics on the market. Its switchable pickup pattern means you can set ...
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How can I improve this chain of filters to make a better voice with Audacity

Processing always has the negative side effect of either increasing noise or taking away from the quality. The secret to processing is you want to do as little as possible to achieve what you want, ...
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How to create a Mickey Mouse voice from computer Text-to-Speech output?

Have you considered flex-pitch in a product like Logic X? I don't do music and therefore haven't used it a lot, but you can make some interesting effects with it. You record the phrase in your normal ...
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Emulate phone speaker

I think that what you are looking for is something like SOX, through which you will be able to script a solution. The solution will be to simply apply an EQ curve to the recordings to emulate the ...
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i need a singer simulator or virtual singer?

if you're still interested you might want to check komponant.com We're creating a technology that does exactly what you're looking for Cheers
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text to speech natural voice

The only way that you can sensibly do this is to sample a natural voice and then work out useful edit-points between the phonemes. You cannot - in the vernacular - polish a turd. If it sounds like a ...
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i need a singer simulator or virtual singer?

Alter Ego Bones (free) Standalone, VST % AU 64bit - wi;; sing and speak whatever you type in to it, same presets are provided in English and Japanese, there are also add-on voices which are not free. ...
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Choosing a balance between soundtrack and voice

You could use a gate to try and remove as much of the background noise as possible. If the background noise is in the low frequencies, try low-cutting the commentary with an EQ or filter. Audacity ...
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New to recording. Would like to make tutorials with recorded speech. Would like recommendations

For that application, and unwillingness to learn on a deeper scale, I'd say - A Zoom H4n with a Shure SM7b. Unless you have a real bastard of a studio-computer, or have placed a lot of money on quiet ...
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Software to identify words or voices in a recording?

3 options: 1. Izotope RX4 in demo mode, is capable of detecting 'similar sounds'. I haven't used in on voices, but it could work. But you need to consider that it needs clean samples (in the same ...
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What is the best software to amplify the sound of spoken voice?

Audacity is actually a very slim program, compared to most other DAWs. I see no reason why you shouldn't use it for this application, in fact it seems quite a good fit. (Apart from the possibility ...
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Voice - how do you go about making it nice?

Assuming the recording and levels are good in the first place. I will almost always roll off lows and shelf the highs, even if its just a little. Human voices don't really have much below 120hz or ...
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Panasonic WM-61a or other DIY solution for recording human voice?

Panasonic got out of the electret microphone capsule business several years ago. But certainly there are many vendors of similar commodity electret capsules out of the usual places. The Panasonic WM-...
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Speech separation of individuals from a phone recording

Summary: Use a noise removal plugin that can learn noise to produce a track with one person "noisereduced" and use this track as sidechain source for a noise gate. Here is how to achieve it with a ...
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Recording spoken word on the go

Where's your grandfather? At his home? An elderly care house? In terms of the device, I'm going to make my standard recommendation of grabbing a Sony PCM-M10. They sound great, you can fill them ...
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Forensic-proof voice changer

some pitch detunes and filters tied to the most random slow and medium fast LFO are very difficult to decode, like i think it would take a typical audio pro a lifetime before he gave up on it, any FX ...
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Forensic-proof voice changer

So long as you're doing some sort of transformation on the vocal sound, it can be reversed. A vocoder is probably the the best way to go if you need real-time disguising. If concealing vocal ...
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How to make your voice sound like another persons voice?

For what it's worth, Adobe announced a tool (Project Voco) at Adobe Max last year that goes way beyond the typical 'voice changer' apps and EQ setups. It can literally change one voice into another ...
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How to make the music sounds like playing in the picture

You need to add reverb and reflection similar to that room. Think convolution reverb with an impact that fits the restaurant space and eq with low pass if there are obstruction in the way of the sound....
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Microphone to pick voice of several people in a big room

Many manufacturers make microphones specifically for conferencing that have purpose-designed coverage patterns and low profiles. An example is a Shure MX396, which can be obtained with several polar ...
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