Audio refers broadly to the information, be it acoustic or electronic, entering, traversing, or exiting some medium.

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Output via Compressor comes with bad quality audio (no problem via Share of FCPX)

Synopsis I use Compressor to export my FCPX project to h264 .mp4 files. Playing the file I exported today, the audio quality was bad (sounds muffled). This problem appears only in the output via ...
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Equipment & Software for video bridge (video link) event

I need to create a portable setup for events built around a video bridge: The performer is abroad the audience & presenters are in-house The performer needs to see the audience & presenters ...
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link multiple audio tracks to one video track in Premiere CC

I shoot TMZ-type webisodes, where multiple people are throwing jokes around a news room. I'm considering buying 4 lavaliere mics for my 4 performers so I can isolate their audio during editing. I ...
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Screen capture AND audio recording in ffmpeg

I am using ffmpeg built from source at this revision in Fedora 20. I am able to record audio perfectly fine with the command: FFmpeg/ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i pulse -- output.wav However, when I try ...
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Audio noise reduction: how does audacity compare to other options?

Audacity's noise reduction filter is pretty good. Before I use it, though, I want to know if I'm missing out on any fundamentally different approaches that may work better. I have some recordings of ...
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Nested Sequence that plays fine alone shows up as entirely black in Master Sequence

I'm running Adobe Premiere Pro on a Mac, and after benching a project for a while and now coming back to it, some of the nested sequences will play just fine in their timeline, but show up as audio ...
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How does one “convey” a news article in a movie?

Here, I'm talking about a "news article" regarding the events of the movie, and not about a generic article such as "Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor" or "U.S. Invades Iraq." Since this is an "...
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What portion of m2t video file size is audio?

What portion of a video file is audio information? I have a large number of m2t video files where the audio is worthless to me. I'm curious if removing the audio portion from these files will notably ...
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Recording Screens From Multiple Perspectives With Voices and Computer Audio

Me and my friends are doing a video cast and we're recording our screens in addition to Skype audio. The problem is recording Skype separately from other system audio. This is so we can switch ...
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what software & How to Synchronize sequence pictures with audio and make it a video just like gif image

I recently went on vacation with my family, and while capturing pictures I took some in sequence like in burst mode, for example, I took 4 pictures while the person turned his head from left to right. ...
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Matching audio levels across multiple clips

Let's say I have two video clips in Premiere Pro: a) A clip with people talking - sound is recorded a bit low b) A clip with people talking and a loud sound (eg. a gunshot) in the middle How do I ...
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Is there a standard target level for spoken audio in a tutorial video?

I record a lot of tutorial videos for my work. I don't use background music or sound effects, just a voice over a screen recording. One thing I have noticed is each of my videos (so far) has a ...
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Audio randomly cuts out for remainder of clip - Adobe Premier Elements 11

I have a Sony Handycam HDR-XR260, and haven't had any trouble before the last two weeks. While editing, occasionally a clip's audio will suddenly disappear a few minutes in, and not return until the ...
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Audio Sounds Like It's Skipping in Lightworks

This is my first time using Lightworks. I have some video I recorded of some gameplay that I am trying to edit. While the audio itself sounds fine in other programs, every time I play it in ...
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Does the Sampling Rate affect the syncing process to a video source?

I have recorded interviews using a point and shoot camera for the video and my android phone with Smart Recorder. The camera records in MOV and is uncompress with mono audio. Then I use my smartphone ...
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Equipment needed to record sound when filming an interview with two people

I am currently filming interviews for a project and to date, a friend has kindly lent me the following sound equipment. Unfortunately, I am going to have to give this equipment back very soon and ...
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Video desyncs with the audio over time

I record footage with OBS and do voiceovers recorded in audacity. I process the audio in audacity, then sync the audio with the video. However, since I started doing it this way, the audio and video ...
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What's the benefit of using an external audio recorder compared to an internal one?

Lately, my friends have been prompting me to buy an external audio recorder. They said that the quality of the sound is way better. I have always been using the internal audio recorder of my DSLR. As ...
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Can't change Handbrake audio bit rate

I'm trying to compress video files using handbrake. While I'm managing to bring the video bit rate down, the audio bit rate is always at around 380kbps, no matter what I set in the audio settings tab....
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FFMPEG Sync Audio & Video From Pi Camera & USB Microphone

Posted this in the Raspberry Pi community, but it got closed for being off topic. Reposting in the hopes that it is now in the right place. I am trying to stream low-quality audio & video from my ...
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Gapless audio in video

It's possible to produce mp4/webm videos without sound that loop seamlessly, but if you add sound to the video with matching length it adds a noticeable stutter at the end, even if the audio is ...
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Audio extraction from video issue

I've extract audio from a mov file. The output (m4a) has the same length of the video, but it starts first. Starting first, audio has a silent space at the end. I tried many different audio/video ...
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How to lower the volume of the second audio channel with FFMPEG

It's easy to mute one of the audio channels of a video, but I have to lower the second one with some dB. I have searched in documentation about mapping the channels but I am still confised how to ...
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Adobe Audition CS6 Crashing

I am running Adobe Audition CS6. Each time that I try to work in my project, it continues to crash due to a “fatal error”. I have reset the preferences, but it continues to crash. I am running windows ...
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What equipment should I get for starting out making professional quality films?

I want to start two short film projects but I don't know what equipment I need to get a good professional quality result. I've been saving some money so I hope budget is not a problem. Also, what's ...
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How do I change the audio on a H.264 MP4 without re-rendering the file?

Is there any way to swap out the audio track on a rendered H.264 MPEG-4 without having to re-render the entire video project? Can this be done with Premiere, MPEG Streamclip, ffmpeg, or some other ...
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What parameters should I select to get a high quality voice .wav file?

I'm trying to generate a high quality .wav voice-over using Microsoft Speech API. What should be the values of following parameters (they are part of this constructor): int samplesPerSecond, int ...
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Setup for including commentators in live stream (including monitoring)

I'm currently planning a live stream setup which has to include two commentators. This is a bit of a make shift / low budget production. Our setup will be Panasonic Mixer with 4 SD Inputs to pre-mix ...
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Distorting video with live sound

I am starting an art project that requires to create a program (running on my computer) that can be able to distort the image of the video projected according to the sound/noise that a mic captures ...
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GoPro Hero 3+ Microphone Mounting

I own a GoPro Hero 3+ video camera which requires the following adapter to use an external microphone: http://shop.gopro.com/accessories/3.5mm-mic-adapter/AMCCC-301.html This makes mounting the ...
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Audio monitoring w/ headphones through HDMI port

I'm looking at a new camera that has a mic in and audio control, but no headphones out. Is there a way to get live audio out of a camera using the HDMI port and plugging into headphones? I want to be ...
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How to detect and extract words from audio/video stream online in a webpage itself?

I have a video (or audio, I think it is not important) stream/file which does not contain subtitles. But it has clean english speech. Is it possible to detect and extract words from it. I don't need ...
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Can I use any audio recorder for filming?

I've been trying to find an affordable mic for 600d DSLR. There's Rode VideoMic Go and Zoom H1 . But I still find these a little above my budget. My question is: Can I use something like this http:/...
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iMovie Help: Transition still keeps the previous clips' audio

See where the cursor/line is? One of the cast members are still talking -- in the middle of a transition, how is that possible? Considering we see it END right before it fades to black? I have made it ...
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Awful Audio in Video post-render (Premiere Pro CC)

I'm trying out Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014 and I have a video with three audio tracks. The quality of each track is as follows (listed as the "Source Audio Format" in Premiere): 48,000 Hz 16-bit ...
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Adobe Premiere not reading audio from .MTS file

I was filming some scenes on my Panasonic SD90 and it recorded them In a AVHC-HD format, .MTS. The problem is, when I import them in through Premier they lose their audio tracks! It plays fine in VLC, ...
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After Effects - Recreate a “distortion” or a special Radial Blur effect / Slowly pitch sound down

I would like to re-create an effect from the game Dishonored. The FX happens when I teleport or when I slow down time, the screen gets some radial blur and a strange kind of distortion at the edges. ...
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Will I lose quality when converting avi to mkv?

I have a lot of *.avi files with either 1 audio track or several. All of them are mp3 encoded. The video codec is xvid4. However, when I play these avi files I can choose between the audio tracks (...
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What is the best tool to increase sound of MTS video without need to re-encoding this video?

I need just increase sound of my MTS video. But I'm very afraid to lose the quality of video because it is classical music and intonation is very important.
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Premiere Pro doesn't play AC3 audio stream from .MTS file

I have video clips from two cameras. They were recorded in AVCHD, which I've imported as .MTS in Adobe Premiere Pro. The clips taken from one camera works fine. The others don't play audio. I've ...
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Cannot mark my video with CC SA licence because Youtube Content ID found 3rd party soundtrack which itself is CC SA licensed

It seems, I'm in a catch-22 situation. I took a song from Free Music Archive website. I was careful to find a song which does not contain No-Derivatives rule. The licence of the song says: Attribution-...
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What's the best way to set up a live webshow with multiple Skype video inputs?

I'm running a small weekly live webshow with an investor on the other side of the planet. We are using Google Hangouts on Air, but it's not really great. What is the best system to set up for ...
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Microphone suggestions or software to avoid background noise in audio

I am afraid this is a bit off topic but I really need to find a microphone recommendation to record home videos without background noise. If this site is not the place and there is a site for ...
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Record video and sound with backtrack

Here is my use case: I want to record myself (sound and video) when I play the trumpet to a backtrack. Now if I didn't want the video I would simply: record the backtrack with a DAW record myself ...
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Fixing desync in a large, long video file

I've got some moderately large, compressed video files (~2+ gigs, over an hour long) from a few Open Broadcaster Software streams to Twitch.tv. All output files (including the twitch archive's export) ...
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Is automatic switching of audio stereo balance while cutting between camera angles possible?

I'm about to introduce video in my podcast. There will be one main camera angle that show all the hosts as well as one angle for each of us. We are using individual microphones to be able to stereo ...
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Import .flac to after effects cs6

How can i import a simple .flac audio file to After Effects ? I didn't find one single plugin/presets and answer at adobe site.
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Mix Voice to Video without losing video quality

I have recorded video from Canon HFR 36 camera and recorded voice separately to computer using a clip on mic. (The video camera does not have mic input) Now I want a simple software to remove original ...
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Recording Audio for Stand-Up Comedy

I have recently come into producing professional recording of stand-up comedy. When it comes to capturing audio, I use two sources. 1) a line directly off the mic to get the performer 2) a mic in ...
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Audio/Video Out of Sync with Samsung NX1000 Camera - Why?

I'm a total digital video beginner, having a weird (to me) issue in the music videos I've shot with my Samsung NX1000, which is that the video and audio are out of sync with each other, but not in a ...