Okay, so I’m trying to make a bomb detonation sound, and it’s going to be like a high drilling sound that increases in frequency as time progresses. So how would I take a sound and make it slowly gain pitch over time? That’s about all I need to know right now.
Audacity 1.3.13 > Effect > Sliding time and pitch.
Apply the tool to an existing normal tone.
Sliding Time Scale / Pitch Shift…
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David Sky made an Audacity plugin to generate fire / explosion sounds (copy attached).
FIREX.NY (4.95 KB)
Nice - where did you find that Trebor?
Just had a quick play with it and would suggest these settings as a starting point:
Audio type [0=fire 1=explosion]: 1
Sound duration [seconds]: 3
Attack time [milliseconds]: 50
Explosion decay time [milliseconds]: 500
Decay down to this level [percent]: 30
Cutoff frequency [hz]: 3800
Filter quality [q]: 20
Bass boost frequency [hz]: 300
Bass boost [db]: 30
clipping amount [percent]: 65
Then after running the effect, try adding the “Leveller” effect set to:
Degree of levelling: Heaviest
Threshold for Noise: -20 dB
I think it must have been from David Sky’s page on “shellworld.net”, which is now defunct.
I’m sorry— I’ve never been on a forum with a system like this. I’ll be more careful next time.
I’ve added it to the wiki here: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Nyquist_Generate_Plug-ins#Fire_and_Explosion_sounds
The uploaded version has slightly different default values to produce a more realistic explosion sound, the license text has been updated and a minor bug fix.
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Adding David Sky’s linear flanger to your the synthesised explosion gives a realistic fireball effect …
Lots of fun