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Old December 8th, 2009, 09:53 AM   #1
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Audio sweetening programs?

What are some good / easy-to-use audio sweetening programs to use on a Windows machine?

I got some audio tracks that have some air conditioners in the background, and was hoping for a way to knock down some of that noise. I assume I can't get rid of it, but it'd be great if I could do something to help the audio sound better.

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Old December 8th, 2009, 11:33 AM   #2
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I've had good luck with using Soundbooth directly from the Premiere timeline. If you have some audio of just the AC, you can take a sample of it and tell the SW to eliminate only that sound. Works OK.
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Old December 8th, 2009, 12:49 PM   #3
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take your pick. Soundbooth, Sound Forge, NewBlueFX has a lot of nice stuff and there are a couple of freebies out there. Audicity is one that comes to mind. Pull a SOUND PRINT of the noise only, set it in the program of choice bring the audio into the program, let the program work.
Here's a tip, take a little out at a time otherwise you stand a chance of changing the sound of the voice. Could end up sounding like the speaker is in a big cave OR like Mickey Mouse. Little bites.
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