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Old 12-02-2010, 11:59 PM   #1
stf92
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Use Sox to Make a File Mono


Kernel 2.6, GNU (Slackware 12.0).
sox 12.18.1

Hi:
Code:
bash-3.1# file receive48.wav 
receive48.wav: RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, Microsoft PCM, 16 bit, stereo 48000 Hz
bash-3.1#
This file, I intend to make it mono. That is, to mix both channels. I know this is a piece of cake for sox. But exactly how do I do it?
 
Old 12-03-2010, 12:17 AM   #2
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More descriptive thread titles are courteous, helpful and more likely to attract expertise.
 
Old 12-03-2010, 01:45 AM   #3
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What catkin said;

Until such time: man sox

read and learn.
 
Old 12-03-2010, 02:48 AM   #4
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You've been a member for over 3 years now, and with more posts than I've managed since I've been here. You ought to know better, dude. To answer your question, you could probably average out the channels in the stereo. Something like:
Code:
sox receive48.wav -c 1 receive48_mono.wav avg

Last edited by corbis_demon; 12-03-2010 at 02:50 AM.
 
Old 12-03-2010, 05:33 AM   #5
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some OT - don't read it if You don't like it
@corbis_demon: You should know, that # of posts doesn't show the level of the text's author
 
Old 12-03-2010, 11:43 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info and thanks for the warning.
 
  


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