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Offline jmerin

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global analyze in Sound forge 11
« on: December 02, 2015, 04:06:34 PM »
Is there a way to see where an audio file peaks in sound forge 11? I know in wave lab it is called global analyze.
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Re: global analyze in Sound forge 11
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2015, 11:04:16 AM »
I haven't used Sound Forge in a while, but I think it is Tools > Statistics.

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Re: global analyze in Sound forge 11
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2016, 11:56:17 AM »
^ I am pretty certain that method does not actually "show" you where the peaks are. If there is a way that would be splendiforous as I've just manually scrolled through the entire file looking for the loudest peaks (usually a clap or something), and for my purposes dropping them down a db or 2

edit to include:

Another feature I use a lot in Sound Forge is under Process then Normalize (keyboard short cut Alt/P/N) and from this window I click on "Scan Levels" and this will go through the file (or just a single channel) and will tell me what the loudest peak is. Helps me figure out how much to boost the overall gain, if needed.

This link gives you a screen shot of what I'm talking about  --> http://www.djingtips.com/craft/recording-mix-post-production
(scroll down about 1/2 way)
« Last Edit: January 27, 2016, 12:07:46 PM by EarlyMorningRain »
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