How To Become A Voice-Over Artist With Your PC If you’ve ever wanted to lend your voice to an advert, one of those telephony menus that are used when you call your utilities provider or perhaps appear in a video game, the best way of doing this is to become a voice-over artist. This isn’t a job that just anyone can do, but if you feel that you have the required qualities – a good voice, the ability to intone and pronounce words correctly – then you will be in with a good chance. Thanks to the Internet, voice artistry is one of those roles that have taken on a whole new shape, with many thousands of voices now available for use in games, on websites, as voice-overs in corporate videos and much more. You can start your voice-over career on a very low budget, too! Tools You Will Need
Thinkpad-acpi Thinkpad-specific ACPI driver This is a Linux ACPI driver for the ThinkPad laptops written by Borislav Deianov and Henrique de Moraes Holschuh. The driver replaces ibm-acpi in Linux mainline as of 2.6.22 (March 2007). To confuse matters further, it appears that there was also an older (now abandoned) driver of the same name written by Erik Rigtorp which never made it into the mainline kernel. The current thinkpad-acpi contains essentially the same functionality as ibm-acpi with some added features. Among which are registering of acpi events to the "thinkvantage" and volume/mute buttons which could previously only be accessed through the use of the tpb utility.
Video Toolbox: 150+ Online Video Tools and Resources Online video is a huge trend - so huge that's it's proving hard to keep track. From video sharing sites to video mixers, mashups and converters, we've brought together more than 150 of our favorite sites in this category. Enjoy. Sound Exposure : Definition, Terms, Units, Measurement - Acoustic Glossary The SI unit is Pa² s however the practical unit used in Noise Dosimeters (sound exposure meters) is Pa² h. For a given period of time, an increase of 10 dB(A) in Sound Pressure Level corresponds to a tenfold increase in EA. 1 Pa² h = 100 Dose% = 85 LAeq(8 h) = 85 dBA for 8 hours.
How To Create Your Own Vocal-Free Karaoke Tracks I’m sure you will agree with me that there’s nothing better for the spirit than karaoke. Whether you like singing or not, once you get over the initial embarrassment and start picturing yourself standing on stage and singing with a real band, it becomes a truly uplifting experience. Karaoke is not necessarily a group activity – what about karaoke tracks you can listen to in the car, singing along to yourself? Or even while working on your computer?
Kokkini Zita - Linux Audio Libzita-resampler is a C++ library for resampling audio signals. It is designed to be used within a real-time processing context, to be fast, and to provide high-quality sample rate conversion. The library operates on signals represented in single-precision floating point format. For multichannel operation both the input and output signals are assumed to be stored as interleaved samples. The API allows a trade-off between quality and CPU load. For the latter a range of approximately 1:6 is available.
Frequency Weightings - A-Weighted, C-Weighted or Z-Weighted The human ear responds more to frequencies between 500 Hz and 8 kHz and is less sensitive to very low-pitch or high-pitch noises. The frequency weightings used in sound level meters are often related to the response of the human ear, to ensure that the meter is measuring pretty much what you actually hear. It is extremely important that sound level measurements are made using the correct frequency weighting - usually A-weighting. For example, measuring a tonal noise of around 31 Hz could result in a 40 dB error if using C-weighting instead of A-weighting. A Weighting The most common weighting that is used in noise measurement is A-Weighting.
Make Your Ringtone Awesome With Retro Videogame Sounds Is your ringtone boring, phone-like and stupid? Don’t be embarrassed – mine was too. Until, that is, I saw the light and changed it to one of the best sounds in the known universe: the Underworld Theme from the original Super Mario Bros. Now every time my phone rings, the people around me gaze in wonder and listen to my awesome ringtone, wishing they thought of that before me. And don’t get me started about my text message ring – it’s the coin sound from that same game.
Open Source Replacements: Animation to Audio Mixing People are using digital devices to create and consume audio – and audio and video – more often than ever before. And that trend seems likely to continue. Consider that, according to Adobe, the number of online videos viewed per visitor on smartphones climbed 22 percent between 2014 and 2015. And Netflix now boasts 69 million subscribers - with many people watching on their Netflix mobile app. In keeping with these trends, the open source community has created a multitude of tools for working with AV files. For this list, we’ve focused on tools for animation, audio players, audio recorders and editors, audio conversion applications, and live audio mixing.
3 Audacity Tips To Enhance Your Recorded Interviews Regardless what you intend to do with the interview, one thing that’s for certain is that you want to develop a reputation as a professional interviewer that produces high-quality, interesting conversations with fascinating people. Only part of the recipe for this is developing interesting and thoughtful questions for your interviewee to answer, but the other significant part of the equation is how well you’ve edited the audio interview into a high-quality, professional show. Many avid audio enthusiasts may find some of the edits below somewhat simple, but for the blogger or podcaster with little audio editing experience, these tips are critical to know. 3 Tips To Enhance Your Interview Audio With Audacity
How To Remove Ambient Noise From Your Audio Files Using Audacity Audacity is a free program available for Mac, Windows and Linux, so most people should be able to download this and use it to clean up their recordings. Today we’ll take you through a few simple steps you can use on all recordings to remove background noise from audio. Install Audacity When you’ve downloaded Audacity, you’ll notice that it’s able to be used to import or record music and vocal tracks and can be used to mix tracks together for other purposes. This makes it very useful to musicians and podcasters alike, whether you are an amateur or a professional. It’s very easy to isolate sections of each individual track and use the editing features to remove the ambient noise in the background.