Audio File Enhancement Software

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Tue Oct 9 10:40:05 MDT 2007


On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 10:31 -0600, Corey Edwards wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 08:57 -0600, Brandon Stout wrote:
> > I have an audio file that needs noise reduction and volume enhancement:
> > 
> >   http://dallas.flfn.org/20060929Interview.mp3
> > 
> > Audacity does not seem to have these tools natively, but I did notice
> > the "Effect" menu is completely grayed out, so maybe I just need
> > Audacity plugins.
> > 
> > Thank you all for any suggestions.
> 
> The effects only work on 44khz wave files and yours is 22khz. You'll
> have to resample it to use Audacity. I would recommend sox for such a
> task, but I don't know the exact incantation to make it work.

Now I feel like a dolt. I figured out the way to resample with sox (sox
input.wav -r 44100 output.wav), but that isn't the problem after all.
You just need an active selection in order to use the effects plugins.
Try Ctrl-A.

Corey





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