[LAU] noise reduction

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Mon Jan 25 08:34:27 UTC 2016

On 01/24/2016 10:29 PM, Lorenzo Sutton wrote:
> Hi Atte,
> On 23/01/2016 12:13, Atte wrote:
>> Hi
>> I remember the noise reduction provided by Sound Forge years ago. The
>> idea was the the user selected a portion of the waveform that contained
>> *only* the noise, then the software would remove this from the entire
>> recording. It worked quite well AFAIR.
> I also remember Sound Forge's noise reduction plug-in which I used years
> ago on 78 rpms to do some light cleaning/declicking at uni (that's more
> than 10 years ago...)
>> Anything similar available in the linux eco system?
>> Sorry if I overlooked something obvious...
> When searching for a Linux alternative I remember pretty good results
> with Gnome Wave Cleaner [1]. Not sure if it's maintained and if it still
> works though, haven't used it in a while..
> Also if it's hiss, as others suggested you might manage with just EQ?
> Lorenzo.
> [1] http://gwc.sourceforge.net/

Gnome Wave Cleaner is still in Debian Sid repository, v0.21.19~dfsg0-4. 
An audiophile friend of mine used it when he digitized his extensive 
collection of classical music records. Got excellent results!

David W. Jones
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