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Noise Gates

Post by menmoirs » Tue May 08, 2018 1:07 am

Hey, are there other noise gates that work with Audacity, and if so, anyone recommend any?

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by kozikowski » Tue May 08, 2018 2:32 am

are there other noise gates that work with Audacity, and if so, anyone recommend any?
I don't know of any but somebody else may post.

What do we need our noise gate for? What's the show?

Koz

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by menmoirs » Tue May 08, 2018 4:00 am

Hi Koz, it's a NSFW comedy podcast about marriage/married life/fatherhood - all of that stuff from the perspective of men. If those men were giant children :D

I don't want to abuse the forum with links but happy to share with anyone interested.

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by kozikowski » Tue May 08, 2018 4:55 am

Thank you.

Sometimes the show or presentation will dictate the direction we go with questions.

Why do you need a noise gate?

Koz

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by menmoirs » Tue May 08, 2018 9:05 pm

It's to help remove "saliva clicks" - if that's what you'd call them.

I don't usually smack my lips when I talk, and drinking more water helps (dry mouth when recording?) - but I wanted to try and eliminate those sounds as much as I could.

Turning down the treble helps because they are more high pitched frequencies, but I thought this would help.

menmoirs.men if you want to hear the most recent episode to see what I mean, but I'm not sharing with the intention of promoting or spamming the board. I am a rule follower by nature.

Also known as a square :D :D :D

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by Trebor » Tue May 08, 2018 9:58 pm

menmoirs wrote:It's to help remove "saliva clicks" - if that's what you'd call them.
Rather than noise-gate plugin , try DeClicker plugin, (example settings below)...

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by menmoirs » Wed May 09, 2018 6:52 pm

This is great, thanks. I assume it is the same installation process as others (copy file to plug in library)?

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by Trebor » Wed May 09, 2018 9:00 pm

menmoirs wrote:This is great, thanks. I assume it is the same installation process as others (copy file to plug in library)?
Yes : it's just another Nyquist plugin, which work in Audacity on all platforms (Windows/Mac/Linux).
If you can post a few seconds of saliva clicks. I can suggest bespoke settings for the DeClicker plugin.

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by menmoirs » Fri May 11, 2018 8:09 pm

Declicker is great thanks so much

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Re: Noise Gates

Post by kozikowski » Sat May 12, 2018 1:11 am

Declicker is great thanks so much
And that's why we needed to know what you were doing. There are better tools to get what you want.

Koz

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