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How to Record a Dark scene without any Noise?

With low light levels your brightest signal will be close to the noise floor, so you only really have three options: a camera with better low light performance (although this can only take you so far)...
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How Can I Reduce Noise On a 5D Mk3?

Certainly using RAW on ML will help. With 14 bit color, your noise reduction options are a lot more advanced. Traditional noise reduction that you are used to from photos can be used with video as ...
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Audio noise reduction: how does audacity compare to other options?

I am the author of the code you are reading. It appears you were an alpha user of Audacity 2.1.0 in advance of its release, which was only days ago. You have a version of the noise reduction effect ...
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Audio noise reduction: how does audacity compare to other options?

After a bit of searching, I found an article surveying some of the commercial software noise reduction options. For hiss/hum type noise removal (as opposed to crackles and pops), no approach other ...
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How to improve quality of a WebCam video?

More Light You're seeing noise for two reasons. One is the tiny sensor of your webcam, but since you don't want to buy a new one right now, you can't do anything about that. However, the sensor size ...
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Eliminate background noise in home made videos

Forget an app. The truth is that a mic is, not only the best option but also an honest option. It will help the audience to focus on the content instead of making it a pain to hear. I would go for a ...
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How can you use ffmpeg's afftdn -sn flag to sample noise from a reference noise file?

Commands are instructions sent from an interface external to the filter, usually an external program using a ZMQ protocol. There is a filter that can execute commands which is what I'll use here. ...
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Best way to dub the voice in a very low budget or no budget film

It sounds like you are using your laptop's microphone, and that your main problem is the lack of a quality mic. If you own an iPhone, especially iPhone 5 or later, I would recommend you use the voice ...
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How do you reduce wind gust sounds from video?

Two possible ideas. When writing this answering I'm thinking in terms of the capabilities provided by Audacity but I think the same concept will work with other software. Pick a silent part of the ...
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Eliminate background noise in home made videos

Answering my question with a no extra cost solution using the Noise cancellation headset I had. Using any Bluetooth headset (even supporting BT 5.0) like Crossbeats and recording with stock camera app ...
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How to deal with this heavily underexposed footage

If this is no raw material, there is no additional pixel information to balance your colors and achieve a natural look. Only chance you have is to denoise your video and desaturate the colors. Try to ...
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Remove coughing or sudden loud noises

I think the easiest way is with the Spectral Frequency Display. Sounds like coughs, air conditioners and so on appear as blobs or lines that you can either erase or reduce in volume. Much more ...
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Remove coughing or sudden loud noises

If you have Audition, try using the background noise removal effect. If you capture a clip of solely the audio you want to remove, Audition will identify that frequency and remove it wherever it ...
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Remove coughing or sudden loud noises

i would attempt this by trying to find the frequency of the cough and then nuking it with EQ, turning the EQ on and off when needed via automation. You might have to dip the overall level for a moment ...
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Getting audio components from two audio streams to remove noise

So, you'd be inverting the phase of the noise signal, adjusting its amplification to match the level of the noise in the other clip, and then summing the two to obtain speech minus noise. You might ...
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How to remove hiss and static noise from a DVD

You need a program to download the files from your DVD. Then dump them in a video editor and replace the audio tracks. I believe Windows Video Maker would allow to do everything I am talking about. I ...
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DaVinci 12 - Noise Reduction Strategy

I'm not a professional colorist, but I do care a lot about color. (I run a fully ICC controlled workflow.) I would personally start with either noise reduction or color chart, depending on how noisy ...
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Proper Microphone for Indoor Use & Filter out Ambient Noise

I'm going to answer this broadly in theory and then get back to your question. Shotgun mics are usually supercardoid or some variant. That means that although a majority of the pickup is in the front ...
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Proper Microphone for Indoor Use & Filter out Ambient Noise

My two suggestions are: Use a lav mic and don't worry too much about a small mic being visible. Training videos don't have to look like Downton Abbey. Use a shotgun mic, but also use an acoustic ...
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Is in-canera noise reduction useful for video?

My general rule is to do as little in the camera as possible (exposure, shutter). Leave everything else for post. It's not expected that the camera will have the best available NR or compression etc, ...
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Get rid of loud pops from audio

You can use Audacity for this purpose, and you can follow this link to learn how: http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_click_and_pop_removal_techniques.html Generally, clicks are little ...
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How Can I Reduce Noise On a 5D Mk3?

Like it is said in a comment, use more light and dial the ISO down. This is how filmmaking has been done for years and years. My guess is on the MK3 5D if you are getting tons of noise, you are ...
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