Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by kozikowski » Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:59 am

if that is where it's going...
It is, yes.

You should have:
Effect > Limiter (near the bottom)
Effect > Equalization: Select Curve > LF rolloff for speech

Analyze > Contrast...
Analyze > Audiobook Noise Floor...
Analyze > Wave Stats...

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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by The_zatanna » Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:19 pm

I'm missing,

Effect > Limiter

Analyze > Audiobook Noise Floor
Analyze > Wave Stats

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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by steve » Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:29 pm

The_zatanna wrote:Effect > Limiter
Download "Limiter (2)" from here: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Nyqui ... er_.282.29
The_zatanna wrote:Analyze > Audiobook Noise Floor
That one does not exist yet. However, you can select a section of "noise only" and use "Wave Stats".
The_zatanna wrote:Analyze > Wave Stats
Download "stats.ny" from here: http://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic ... 454#p99454

Instructions for installing the plug-ins: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Downl ... g_Plug-ins

Note that the current "Wave Stats" plug-in is limited to analyzing a maximum duration of 30 seconds. There will be a new version (when I have time to complete and upload it) without this limitation.
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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by Robert J. H. » Sun Sep 07, 2014 1:18 am

steve wrote:
The_zatanna wrote:Analyze > Audiobook Noise Floor
That one does not exist yet. However, you can select a section of "noise only" and use "Wave Stats".
No wonder that I wasn't able to find that one, although Koz has mentioned it several times.
steve wrote:
The_zatanna wrote:Analyze > Wave Stats
Download "stats.ny" from here: http://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic ... 454#p99454

Instructions for installing the plug-ins: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Downl ... g_Plug-ins

Note that the current "Wave Stats" plug-in is limited to analyzing a maximum duration of 30 seconds. There will be a new version (when I have time to complete and upload it) without this limitation.
And there's an one hour version near the end of the mentioned topic that I use for all those measurements, "wavestats.ny"

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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by kozikowski » Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:04 am

That one does not exist yet.
The one I'm using is doing a dandy imitation of existing.
And there's an one hour version near the end of the mentioned topic that I use for all those measurements, "wavestats.ny"
Did you change the name so we know which one we have? I wouldn't mind a specific link to the software.

Et voilà.
A fine illustration of why this process is so darned entertaining.

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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by steve » Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:12 am

kozikowski wrote:The one I'm using is doing a dandy imitation of existing.
What is the exact name of the plug-in?
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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by kozikowski » Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:02 pm

Download and install AudioBook Noise Floor from here:
http://forum.audacityteam.org/download/file.php?id=9945

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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by Robert J. H. » Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:14 pm

kozikowski wrote:Download and install AudioBook Noise Floor from here:
http://forum.audacityteam.org/download/file.php?id=9945

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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by Edgar » Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:14 am

Robert J. H. wrote:
kozikowski wrote:Download and install AudioBook Noise Floor from here:
http://forum.audacityteam.org/download/file.php?id=9945

Koz
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I had no poblem getting it. Is it a forum access level thing? Maybe only "elves" and manual editors may access the file.

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Re: Meeting ACX Requirements w/ Audacity

Post by Robert J. H. » Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:20 am

Edgar wrote:
Robert J. H. wrote:
kozikowski wrote:Download and install AudioBook Noise Floor from here:
http://forum.audacityteam.org/download/file.php?id=9945

Koz
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