teddybda1 wrote:i wish i could show you...
I wish you could show me - I think there would be a lot of demand for an auto-tune effect in Audacity.
1) Are you sure the program that they are using is "Audacity" (not to be confused with "Audition" which is a $600 commercial audio program).
2) If it is "Audacity", could you find out which version (Click on the "Help" menu and select "About Audacity")
3) When you select the "auto-tune" effect, does the effect state any copyright or author information?
It is possible that they may have written their own auto-tune effect - Audacity is an open source program, which means that anyone is allowed to download the source code and develop it in anyway that they wish. Audacity also supports Nyquist plug-ins and LADSPA plug-ins which are both open formats, so with a little programming experience it is possible for anyone to write their own plug-in effects.
If they have written their own auto-tune effect, perhaps you could persuade them to release it publicly (it would be excellent publicity for them). I think that there is a good chance that the Audacity developers would consider including it future releases of Audacity if it were released with a GPL compatible licence.
If they have installed Audacity and included the "VST Bridge", then it is possible that they have purchased "Antares AutoTune" and this is what you see in the effects menu. I have not tried this, but there have been reports on this forum that it does not work very well in Audacity - perhaps it works better than previous users have reported? Have you tried using it?