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

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How do I turn audio into video (that is, show the waveforms in a video)?

I have to create a video. Part of it involves "showing" a radio interview. Rather than just having a black screen and listening to the audio, I'd like to have a varying waveform on the screen and a ...
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Places to look for sound tracks for videos

I'm wondering what's a good place to look for background music for our video productions. I'm not asking for a free one, but for any good place with a good categorization of soundtracks and songs for ...
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Adobe Premiere - Restore Audio to A/V Clip After Deleting

Say I add a bunch of Audio/Video clips to a sequence, then delete all the audio (Alt-select it and delete); I work on it for some time, close Premiere, re-open.. etc., Is there any way to restore the ...
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What is the best way to plan and sync voiceover?

I'm working on an informational video which has some live action product shots, animation created in flash, a backgroud music track, and a voiceover track. I've got total control over everything so I ...
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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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How to make a video from a still image and an audio file?

I have an image file (png) and an audio file (aiff). How do I combine them to make a video file that shows the still image and plays the audio file? Target operating system: either OS X Lion or ...
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How to make a video from a still image and an audio file?

I have an image file (png) and an audio file (aiff). How do I combine them to make a video file that shows the still image and plays the audio file? Target operating system: either OS X Lion or ...
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Transcription Methods/Times

I figured I'd leave a question here while I did the manual labor, but what do you find is the best way to transcribe footage? I'm an editor and the first thing I like to do is create a script of ...
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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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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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Bulk/Mass Edit Video Audio?

I have 100 videos that need editing so that I can level the and amplify the audio track. However I do not want to have to extract the mp3 track from each one and edit it then merge it again with the ...
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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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Most-efficient inexpensive way to speed/slow video track to sync with audio track?

My machines are a few Android tablets (not the newest, but not too old either) as well as a Mac running OS X 10.9.5 (not about to upgrade the OS - long and irrelevant story why). Sometimes I do a ...
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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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How do I remove audio from all files in a directory with ffmpeg?

I have a directory full of short video clips in .AVI format, and I want to remove the audio from all of them. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried this command: find -name '*.avi' -exec ffmpeg -i {} -an ...
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Effective working at audio/video editing sessions (avoid fatigue making steady progress)

Background I've just completed an editing project to produce video highlights of an awards evening for my local community radio station. It was a voluntary non-paid project and I'm very pleased the ...
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I want to add some audio to the end of a video

I have just created a simple AVI video that contains a small powerpoint slide as an opener, then it does into a timed installation of some software. I have managed to copy and paste the final frame so ...
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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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In cartoons, what is created first - video or sounds?

In some modern cartoons the animation of face, particularly mouth, is very realistic - most of vowels are mimicked correctly and on-time by mouth movements. (Particularly I'm talking about Family Guy ...
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Transcription Methods/Times

I figured I'd leave a question here while I did the manual labor, but what do you find is the best way to transcribe footage? I'm an editor and the first thing I like to do is create a script of ...
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How do youtube professionals record audio for their video?

If some professional has a video, and they want to do a voiceover for it, how do they do it? Do they first remove unwanted clips from video and then record audio using audacity while seeing the ...
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How do I match the audio and video streams in my video file with the audio I recorded separately?

I record audio separately using an audio recorder and video separately and they usually sync up later in the NLE painlessly. But there's one particular old digital camera I have that always seems to ...
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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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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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create subtitles track by automatic timing of existing text

1 00:00:01,000 --> 00:00:04,000 I am using Adobe Premiere to produce videos in English by gluing together multiple clips put together from lots of different footage or sources. I do have a text ...
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Photoshop CC video render has no sound

On Photoshop CC 2015.0.0 I can play my video and hear the camera audio soundtrack. When I render the resultant MP4 has no sound. My movie consists of Nikon .MOV files, and some text overlays and is 35 ...
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Premiere CC 2015 and DVD conversion audio sync issue

Years ago, I transferred a video tape of a live band performance to DVD (using a Sony VHS/DVD RW machine that I no longer own). Yesterday, I edited an 8-minute clip from the DVD. The audio/video sync ...
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Is it possible to have stereo sound from an external mic on a Canon Vixia HF G20

I have a Canon Vixia HF G20 and I cannot find anywhere in the manual about an external mic in stereo mode. The "advanced hot shoe" does support stereo and surround sound but through the Line In/Mic ...
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Free software to synchronize audio and video recorded at the same time

So I just filmed something using two webcams and a separate audio recorder. This means I have 3 files, 2 video, 1 audio and they all need to be synced and then I need some sort of software which will ...
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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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Remove audio tracks from multiple MKV files

I've got a multitude of MKV files each containing two audio tracks that correspond to two languages. In each of the files, the English language is the second track and it's the only track I need for ...
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Remove audio tracks from multiple MKV files

I've got a multitude of MKV files each containing two audio tracks that correspond to two languages. In each of the files, the English language is the second track and it's the only track I need for ...
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What kind of external microphone can I use with my Galaxy smartphone?

I'm feeling a bit stupid. I want to make video podcasts using my Samsung Galaxy S3 but of course the internal mic isn't much good. So i need an external mic. Can I use pretty much any ...
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Does using component cable help improve video quality? [closed]

I have a standard definition (SD) set top box which has three jacks for its output(Red,white,yellow). I recently bought a Sony TV which has WXGA (1280x800) resolution and 5 jacks for input which has ...
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Will multiple radiomic sets conflict with one another?

I use a single radiomic (Sennheiser AVX) but now need a second one. Will the second conflict with the first one in terms of frequencies? Or would they automatically find different frequencies to ...
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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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ffmpeg: Normalize audio in an avi file

Ι have an avi file that has different levels of audio. Is there a way to decrease and increase appropriately where needed the audio of my file using ffmpeg?
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AE - Imported mp4 seems to be missing audio

I'm new to After Effects, but my experience with video editing so far has been that audio and video are treated separately. When I add an mp4 to my composition, I get the video element, but I can't ...
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Handle 2 sources in a video file

We recorded video from our last event with 2 sources (1 mic by speakers) and we now have to handle MXF files with 2 diferent sources. I need to upload this video file on Youtube, it work but it only ...
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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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Does the MP4 HTML5 compatible video type allow for mono audio?

I'm doing some rendering in Vegas Pro and notice that if I select MainConcept (which gives me an HTML5 compatible MP4) the audio tab only has options for the bit rate and the sample rate. Before ...
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Remove echo when recording in say, a hallway

Sorry if this is the wrong site to ask this question, with it not being strictly about video. Say I’m conducting an interview in a hallway or similar environment. There are a lot of flat surfaces, ...
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Read audio Markers/Regions in Premiere?

Premiere CC 2014 is unable to read marker data in a wave file. I'm migrating from Vegas Pro, and this program is able to read markers from the start. Vegas Pro: Premiere Pro: Is there a way to ...
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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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Looking for suggestions on workflow/equipment: daily production of short presentation videos

i am looking for any and all sort of suggestions on workflow and equipment, specifically camcorder choice. Case details: We are producing short videos every day. A person is standing in front ...
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What is the best way to combine two audio sources into a single audio output?

A friend and I are looking to start a podcast, yea, just like everyone else on the Internet. We are trying to determine the most practical way to combine two audio sources into a single audio output ...
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Will Compression/Format of Audio Change when Uploaded to YouTube?

If I have a .wav audio file, put it in a video file, say a .wmv, as, if I'm not mistaken, that format basically just uses .wav for its audio, and upload said .wmv file to YouTube, will the compression ...
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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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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 ...