[Ardour-Users] clicks/peaks removal

Federico Bruni fedelogy at gmail.com
Sat Mar 23 03:09:05 PDT 2013

Il 22/03/2013 18:36, Robert Auld ha scritto:
> Using a high-pass filter that rolls off at about 75 to 80 Hz can help
> keep really deep pops out of your recordings, and can be used after
> the fact, without affecting the voice quality too much.

I've tried it right now. I set it at around 250 hz and it reduces the 
pop without altering the sound. Very handy.

> It is possible to cut out many p-pops during editing.  I have used
> this technique in Pro Tools and in Sound Forge, and I see no reason
> why it should not work in Ardour.  Expand the size of the waveform on
> the timeline until you can see the beginning of the word with the
> p-pop in detail.  The pop will be visible as a large spike at the
> front of the word.  Select most of the spike and remove it.  Listen
> to the result.  If you get rid of too much of it, the result will
> sound odd.  If you don't remove enough of the pop, some of it will
> still be audible.  With a little experimentation, you should be able
> to get a good, plausible sounding result--there will be a "p" audible
> at the front of the word, but the deep "pop" will be missing.

This is more effective. It removes the pop totally and in my case 
selecting the right range was easy.

Thanks to all for the suggestions

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