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Old 07-24-2006, 11:09 PM   #1
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Edit/Clean .wav from CLI


Hey.

I need to take a .wav file and remove the leading/trailing silence, correct the dc offset, and then maximize it using tools from a shell prompt.

So far it looks like sox might be the way but it's options will make you insane.

Does anyone know of another way?
 
Old 07-25-2006, 06:37 PM   #2
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Sound editing from the command line is rather limited, just because a GUI lends itself well to the task. From what I've read in the past, yes sox is likely you're best bet. You might also want to check out mplayer and it's mencoder, not sure if that is limited to video only though. I'd give freshmeat.net and sourceforge.net a glance though.
For GUI though you have lots of options, audicity being the main one.
 
  


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