[linux-audio-user] extreme time stretching

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki rzewnickie at rfa.org
Mon Mar 15 15:21:01 EST 2004

On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 06:33:31PM +0100, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> luis jure hat gesagt: // luis jure wrote:
> > my questions are: 
> > 
> > - which linux applications can stretch sounds with good quality up to let's
> > say at least 20 times?
> > 
> > - is there anything like POD for linux? anyone knows how POD does the
> > time-stretching? granular synthesis?
> I'd say, that every granular synthesizer can stretch your sound to
> infinity. Phase vocoding should be able to do this as well.  One of
> the fun applications of grain synthesis is to "stop" right into a
> sound, so that the movement slows down to a halt. 

What is granular synthesis? For the purposes of time stretching or
compressing sound, how does it compare to the way Erik's SRC or
SoundTouch work? 

Eric Rz.

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