[FFmpeg-user] Audio Tapes - How to restore audio quality

Leonard Bogard leonard at kcfchurch.org
Sat May 30 22:02:21 CEST 2015

On Sat, May 30, 2015 at 3:37 AM, Robert Krüger <krueger at lesspain.de> wrote:

> On Sat, May 30, 2015 at 4:57 AM, jd1008 <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Audacity???
> >
> > I have never been able to make audacity improve
> > the signal to noise ratio, nor eliminate clicks and pops.
> >
> > How do you do that?
> >
> >
> Depending on the kind of noise you have and if you have enough isolated
> noise to generate a good noise profile Audacity does help in some cases but
> it's not exactly a cutting edge noise reducer comparable to commercial
> tools like Adobe Audition but this is a bit OT here. But I seriously doubt
> it will do anything about clicks and pops.
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Sometimes a simple soft eq pass can smooth out the rough edges on SOME
types of audio artifacts, you would just need to experiment...

...for a while.

I'm hesitant to provide any examples as most simple eq tricks rely on the
nature of the audio being adjusted.

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