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Hope, I got the right forum for my question.

I'm a Podcaster and publishing podcasts since 2005. In my first few episodes I used a Music Track as an opener which seems to have a copyright on it, so I got a mail from a lawyer. First of all: Yep, i didn't check the license in detail so I have to pay for this now. I appreciate the work of musicians and I never wanted to do piracy - the website I got the track from seemed to have free tracks and so I used them.

Anyway: I have to commit myself to never ever republish this copyrighted track again. But in The mass of episodes I have created it would be hard work to check of I used the track even after changing the opener to a (real) free track. Is there a possibility to scan my library automatically against a short part of the copyrighted track?

If this is the wrong section, please refer to the correct one.

Thanks in advance

Phil

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What OS are you on? What format are your podcasts in? –  Bart Arondson Feb 2 '13 at 16:50
    
I' m using Windows7. But I can also use a Linux Distribution if it's really needed. But Windows is preferred. –  Phil Feb 2 '13 at 20:40
    
Sorry, was on mobile, didn't See your Second question: I'm using MP3 as Format. –  Phil Feb 2 '13 at 22:34
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Match two sounds with a level of certainty

Similar post, but the conclustion was that while the technology exists, it is mainly used to confirm what a song is etc...but you could for sure look into the Shazam or Soundhound APIs to see if you can create a code/script that would do it for you

However if the song, has a point in which the song is literally the only thing playing, you could use a software called pluraleyes, to sync your podcasts to that song, if they find a sync point, most likely it will be that song...

This may or may not work to some degree, there is obviously a high level of error while trying to make it match, the more of the song playing that is not mixed with anything else, the higher the likelyness of this working.

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Pluraleyes is not available for Windows yet –  Bart Arondson Feb 5 '13 at 11:00
    
Additionally Pluraleyes is a kind of expensive. Of course: Compared to a fine it's perhaps cheap. But there has to be a less expensive method, I think. I have several seconds in the podcast without any voice on it, so I am quite sure, that if there is a matching tool out there it would have easy work... –  Phil Feb 5 '13 at 21:42
    
This is the only matching software that I know of, there is a free trial –  Chris James Champeau Apr 8 '13 at 6:58
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