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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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Normalization - peak amplitude level vs actual loudness level

My suggestion is to do three steps. Step one, using your EARS, adjust the volume of the various portions of your program so that they have the correct relative volume that you want. If you want them ...
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Why does pausing this Youtube video cause a popping sound?

Yes it is happening here on my laptop also. Without downloading the video and analysing the audio, it's most likely to be an issue with DC bias in the audio stream. This can be removed by re-encoding ...
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Loud Whining Sound with Start/Stop of Audio

Old question, I know. Use an USB isolator like this: Less than 10 dollars on aliexpress. What it does: Isolate ground (lift ground) on the USB connection with isolated DC/DC converter to eliminate ...
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How to Reduce Keyboard and Mouse Clicks

There are two simple approaches that I can think of: Get a mic that doesn't pick up as much noise Get a keyboard that doesn't make as much noise The first one I don't know too much about, but ...
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Unboxing - Recording voice when there's other louder noises (cutting, ripping)

Along with marks answer, without knowing the setup, if you have a cardioid pickup pattern and place the item behind the microphone then it can reduce the noise a good amount. Also using a compressor ...
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How to reduce loudness from -7 Lufs to -14 lufs

Simply reduce the output gain by 6.5dB - that will get you from -7.5LUFS to -14LUFS. Job Done.
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How to improve the audio quality in my YouTube videos?

Basic steps to getting good audio quality: Get an external mic. You've already done this. When you use the built-in mic in the smartphone while recording video, the distance between the mic and your ...
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Check if www.listentoyoutube.com provides exact audio copy

What you can do Download your video from this website with (lossless) settings and desired quality: cconverter make a checksum of both audio files The one downloaded by listentoyoutube and the one ...
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Loud Whining Sound with Start/Stop of Audio

have you checked your energy settings? in osx with my macbook this also happens because it wants to conserve energy. shutting down the audio is a way to save energy, on unbalanced audio lines you'll ...
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Why is loudness war and mp3 bad?

People can listen to the same thing but will always hear different things. Some people like noise, some like pop, its all subjective in the end. So no one can really say that the Mp3 format "sounds" ...
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Why is loudness war and mp3 bad?

SO you have mixed up a few things together in your question, the main ones being size compression and volume compression: Lossless size compression (eg FLAC) will provide the best reproduction of the ...
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Why is loudness war and mp3 bad?

It is not bad but the critics will critique because they are ignoring reality. While it is easy to say "why dont they just release everything as lossless audio tracks in the highest quality we can" ...
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