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Audio Recording is the process of capturing audio signals for the purpose of archiving, manipulation, or reproduction.

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How do I get better sound quality when screencasting with ffmpeg without having to increase -r?

I wrote the following script to capture both the screen and the audio from the microphone, both lossless from my laptop: #!/bin/bash d=$(date +"%Y%m%d_%-H%M") dimensions=$(xdpyinfo |grep ...
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Recording webcam got too big file in 12 hours, spliting the file takes much less space

Sorry I do not give better details, I am too new on this this weekend we left OBS recording a small portion of the screen, with audio, for an university experiment (we have a software that analize ...
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audio never lines up with video correctly

I'm using audacity to record my mic at 44100 hz and using obs studio to record my screen at 60 fps. when I start recording, I enable my mic on obs for a few seconds while audacity is also recording to ...
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How do I avoid noise when speaker is further away?

When the speaker is further away from the microphone, noise gets louder as (that is my assumption) the compressors wants to compensate for the missing loudness. An audio sample can be found here: ...
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What adapter do I need to merge two microphones as L and R channels?

I have a video camera and two lavalier microphones which both come with 3.5mm audio connections. My camera only has one 3.5mm microphone input port. I would like to mix both microphones, which are ...
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Capturing projector slides and audio at conference

I have a couple of events coming up for a professional conference where I need to be able to record all the 35 breakout rooms over 4 days (650 hours of footage) to capture the slides bring run from ...
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How to set-up mic for voice-over audio and minimize residual mouth noises

I have a ATR2100x-USB mic from audio-technica. I've been recording some tutorial videos and overall like the sound quality. But the inherent sensitivity of the mic picks up a lot of residual mouth ...
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DaVinci Resolve Fairlight advanced Noise Reduction

thank you for helping me! My problem is that I'm working with a very noisy microphone, so just enabling noice reduction in the fairlight options doesn't do the trick. I'm switching from audacity, ...
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Software to swap audio tracks automatically

Is somewhere out there any software which can swap similar audio tracks ? For eg. I record video and audio on camera, but I'm also recording the audio with external recorder on the top of the camera. ...
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No Audio In VSDC editor

I finished recording a multi audio track recording on obs, and it has no sound (in the editor, as a video its fine.) I don't understand why.
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How to automatedly synchronize video recording with pre-recorded music track?

When they film music videos ---ones that require the artist to lip sync in cooordination with a pre-recorded song--- do they synchronize the moment that the cameraman hits the record button on the ...
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What cable type (TRS or TRRS) is appropriate for connecting my Zoom H5 to my Sony A6400?

So, I have a Sony A6400 camera that I want to connect directly to my Zoom H5 audio recorder in order to record my sound directly onto the camera video without bothering to sync it up in my post ...
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Does recording desktop audio reduce quality?

If I record audio (say, a 320 kbps mp3) that's playing through my desktop audio (in, for example, Audacity with loopback, or OBS) is the quality going to be reduced if I compare the recording to the ...
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How to remove audio translations from the movie?

I want to cut an existing movie and want to remove all the language track from it. The thing is when I start to edit the movie, Premiere Pro just picks up some language, which is not suitable for me. ...
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What is the meaning of "channels" in an audio recorder program?

I compiled and ran this audio recorder program derived from JUCE: https://gitlab.com/DamienAuvray/simpleaudiorecorder I can see that it has the options of selecting channels. I am a newbie in this ...
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Headphone for recording voice for YouTube

I want to record my voice for YouTube videos. So should I get a headphone with mic like Senheiser GSP 300 or a microphone separately and a monitor headphone..?
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How do you reduce wind gust sounds from video?

So I've looked at a bunch of videos and all they describe is how to remove ambient wind sounds so that you can hear someone talk. Or how to remove the low hum of wind. And if it's the wind sound is ...
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How to record with low file size in OBS

I downloaded OBS to try to record some online lectures with low size. I tried some other software already, but the file sizes and quality were too high. I'm trying to keep the file size as low as ...
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How to automate sync of 80-120 audio clips recorded at home on mobile phones?

I want to produce a virtual choir recording of an amateur choir. I want to give 80-120 members of the choir an accompaniment/click track of some kind. They will record themselves, on their mobile ...
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Record two audio sources as separate tracks?

I wrote a script to record my computer screen, my computer audio (The audio coming out of my speakers), and my microphone using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -video_size 1920x1080 -framerate 60 -f x11grab -i :0.0 -...
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A/V Crash Course for Church

With COVID-19 shutting down the whole world, our church is now broadcasting our services on YouTube. Last Sunday we used a WebCam because we only had 48 hours notice, and it just worked. Given that ...
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Audio recording: is/how a dedicated device better than laptop?

I'm about to make a series of tutorial videos, but my experience with sound recording is next to zero. After watching quite a few videos on sound recording, gear reviews and other usual stuff, there'...
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Use android camera and usb mic on pc

Apologies in advance if this is a very noob question - I barely know anything about video production. I'd like to record video and use my fancy-ish USB microphone as the audio source. Unfortunately I ...
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Syncing Audio and Video

I have am doing a video recording podcast. I am recording the audio with Audacity with my 4 Shure mics hooked up into my Clarett 4pre USB. I am recording the video with OBS Studio a Cannon Vixia GF ...
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What is this effect used by a lot of voice actors called?

I am looking for a specific voice effect that I have listened to in many videos on YouTube and other places. I don't know what it is called and it also does not sound natural. Here are examples - ...
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Starting with voice acting

I hope this is the correct place to ask this question. If it is not please point me to the right site for this. A lot of my friends have said that I would possibly be decent in voice acting, it has ...
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How to create YouTube home guitar demos from parallel taken phone video and professional recorded PC audio?

(please consider, I have zero video recording skills, neither know video editing software. What I know is no more than there are video/audio codecs, container formats, streams, and I also aware that ...
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How to create sound wave art?

I have a sound file of my daughter laughing and I want to convert it into an image like the one attached, not just the typical line style of sound waves. Does anyone know a program that makes sound ...
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"Opus cuts audio above 20kHz" - Is this normal for lossey audio codecs?

Summary: 1. Is it normal among lossey codecs? 2. what are the effects of this specifically when handling this 'cutoff' audio file? 3. Why is it still saving the file as 48khz if it doesn't contain ...
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How to mute monitors automatically

When on the radio I want the studio monitors to mute automatically when I open the mic (normal radio station stuff) so there is no feedback. I have read that some boards do and some don't but I can ...
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Connecting threaded 3.5mm jack plug to non-threaded socket?

I have a lav mic with a threaded jack at the end. It came with a Sennheiser Transmitter/Receiver pair and has a threaded jack to connect into the Transmitter which has a threaded socket to match. ...
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Too much bass in desktop sounds with a headset, but not during recording, only afterwards

I recorded some video footages with my voiceover, both with Fraps and OBS. (Also streamed with the latter) While I was playing everything was fine. (I played with a headset) When I played the videos ...
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Decreasing levels of other channels when voice channel comes in

I'm recording commentary over a video, and when I'm talking in the commentary I'd like the other channel's audio to get quieter to compensate for my voice. If anyone is familiar with discord, I know ...
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Wind noise on recorded video

I have a Panasonic HC-X920 video camera which overall I really like, however it seems very prone to wind noise on the audio when played back. The camera has a connection point for an external mike and ...
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Final Cut Pro X multiple audio channels auto muting

I have a recording with two audio channels, one is a lapel mic for my audio and the other is someone else sitting across the table from me (we do this because we're recording in a fairly echoey room ...
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Recording Presentations with OBS and a Bluetooth Mic

I want to use OBS to record meetup presentations. I can grab the laptop screen for the video and am looking for an inexpensive wireless Bluetooth microphone for the audio. I managed to use OBS to ...
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Can I split audio before it gets to my sound recorder?

In the past I have been using a wireless lav for interviews recorded directly to my DSLR (Canon 60D). I recently switched to a double audio system using my Zoom H4. One suggested setup was to ...
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What is the maximum length of Portable Recorder to Camera cable that is safe to use?

I'm about to record still videos, mostly of people sitting and talking to the camera. And I would like to use internal microphones of a portable recorder with a camera and I do not want to place the ...
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Can i do audio monitoring with wireless headphones with a field recorder?

I am new to audio. I was wondering if I can plug in a wireless headphone system, like a cheap bluetooth audio transmiter, to the audio-out jack of a field recorder such as Tascam DR-05 or Zoom H1 when ...
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Best way to capture audio at an event

I am getting starting with video and I have a question about audio. I am going to be doing my first event (wedding) where audio is going to be critical. I have done other shoots, where the audio was ...
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OBS Studio multitrack audio exports only one track

I have OBS Studio configured to combine different audio inputs into several audio tracks/channels using its built-in mixer. But when OBS saves a local copy of the stream, the video file only has one ...
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What type of equipment can I use to record a live rock performance as a member of the audience?

I've been attending some friend's concerts and using my phone or my DSLR or my high end point and shoot the audio quality is extremely poor. I assume if I wanted the best quality I'd need to plug in ...
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What equipment do I needed for filming dance instruction?

I'm gathering equipment for a "mobile recording studio" focusing on dance instruction. I'm pretty much a novice at this and my budget, while not shoestring, is pretty small. I'm not aiming for very ...
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What's the best balance price/quality audio recorder for meetup and small conf

I am doing some meetup recording and I want to automate the thing. Here are my current devices to record any meetup: - OBS - logitech c922 - AverMedia LGP Lite I need a better sound that the ...
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Voice Over Record doesn't record, displays "Finishing" then stops

I've been consistently getting this behavior, it's not clear to me what is causing it. If I switch to another clip, often I am able to record. I am using an external ASIO recording interface to do ...
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How do I insert the program requested bitrate from YouTube Recommended Uploading Encoding Settings?

I'm about to do some screen recording with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) and I've just been checking the YouTube Recommended Upload Encoding Settings to get the best quality without overkilling the ...
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How to reduce background noise in the video

I am creating a video tutorial to upload into youtube , but after recording with the help of camtasia i am unable to remove the noise form the video. Note : I am able to remove the system noise like ...
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What mixer should I use?

I plan on recording a podcast on Garageband. I have rode procaster mic. I will be using one mic and one phone input with irig to connect audio caller, I need one more input to connect ipad to play ...
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SW to chunk up individual songs from larger recording of an audio stream [closed]

I record audio streams from internet radio stations. The recordings are usually about an hour long ( mpeg or flac format ) and each recording contains several songs / pieces of music. Is there ...
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Syncing audio and video from different sources

We recorded a video of a talk and its audio on separate devices (camcorder and phone). Both are relatively new an the camera indeed does nice full HD video. My problem is that they both seem out of ...
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