[LAU] denoising audio files

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Tue May 22 19:40:27 UTC 2012

On 05/22/2012 03:31 AM, Ricardus Vincente wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-05-21 at 22:36 -1000, david wrote:
>> Audacity has a noise removal feature that lets you select a few seconds
>> of what you consider noise, and identify that to the program as noise. A
>> good spot for me is areas in a recording that are supposed to be silent
>> but generally aren't if you're recording mic input live. Then you select
>> the whole track and run the noise removal on it. Works well enough for me.
> Have you seen the current state of NR plugins available for other
> platforms these days? It is way beyond that.

Haven't seen or done anything with audio on Windows or Mac, so I'll take 
your word for it.

> I can always hear the artifacts that Audacity's NR plug leaves behind.

I don't hear any at all, but probably your ears are better than mine.

> I have an ancient version of Sound Forge (so old it can not even import
> anything except 16 bit files) and its NR plugins sound way better.


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