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Recording From Pro Audio Equipment Into A Camera Or Smartphone

Getting your a microphone off of your camera or phone is one of the best ways to improve sound quality for video. The majority...

Discord Settings For Voice Chat

If you’ve ever used voice chat in Discord, you may have experienced audio that seems to drop out inconsistently, making the other users difficult...

External Camera Microphones

One of the first steps most people take to improve their camera’s audio is buying an external microphone. However, not all external camera mics...

10 Free Audio Presets for Adobe Premiere Pro

We created a pack of ten custom presets for Adobe Premiere Pro, designed to help improve your audio and to expedite your workflow. We’ll...

How To Install Effects Presets on Adobe Premiere Pro

This is a short tutorial on how to import presets in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019. The steps are very simple, and allows you...

Recording Audio into iPhone/iPad without An Interface

Apple’s 3.5mm Lightning Audio Adapter costs only $8, and combined with a headphone/microphone splitter, creates an inexpensive way to record audio from an external...

FLAC vs. Apple Lossless

In a recent post about saving disk space with lossless compressed audio, we discussed how Apple Lossless (ALAC) and Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC)...

Lossless Recording in Voice Memos for iOS

Here’s a short post on how to create lossless audio recordings in iOS using the Voice Memos app. Changing one option in the settings...

Save Disk Space with Lossless Compression

Waveform Audio File Format (WAV) and Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) are the two most common codecs for storing linear pulse-code modulation (LPCM) data. They...

Efficient Data Compression for Vocal Recordings

More people and businesses are experimenting with audio recordings for communication instead of phone calls and email. Email and messaging services like WhatsApp and...

Think AAC instead of MP3

In blind tests, AAC demonstrates better sound quality than MP3, and has the advantage of being an international standard with playback on virtually every...

Waves Vocal Rider: Volume Automation Made Easy

One of our favorite tools for vocal postproduction is the Waves Vocal Rider plug-in. We typically don’t recommend third-party plug-ins, but this particular plug-in...

My New Stories

Save this space with lossless compression by using audio codecs like FLAC and ALAC