Free Software for Sound Designers

Free Software for Sound Designers

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Great sound design and mixing are integral parts of producing quality media content.  The tools and resources available to the industry are numerous. From DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) and plugins to digital synthesizers and noise reduction software, some of the products available to create and manipulate audio are downright impressive in …

How to Loop Ambience Audio Files

How to Seamlessly Loop Any Ambience Audio File

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Audio Loops are valuable tools for a sound designer.  When edited correctly, audio loops can be seamless and infinitely repeatable.  Looping can save valuable editing time, and can preserve the fidelity of your audio without hogging large amounts of storage or computer processing power. An audio loop is a repeating …

How to Repair Damaged Cable Casing

A New Way to Repair Damaged Cables

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In the relentless pursuit to make sound equipment for theatre smaller and less discernible to the audience, lavaliere microphones have become increasingly delicate.  After the wear and tear of multiple performances, a common condition to arise is a split or shredded wire casing on an otherwise completely useful and expensive …

How to Become the King of AudioJungle

How to Become the King of the Jungle

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This is an article based on a comment from reader Chandler in one of my previous blog posts, “Exclusive Vs Non-Exclusive Finally Answered”. The question is regarding the lower sale price of sound effects on AudioJungle. Chandler writes: Let me start by saying that I’m not an AudioJungle evangelist. In full …

Exclusive Vs Non-Exclusive Year 3

Exclusive Vs Non-Exclusive: Year 3

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Three years ago wrote a case study entitled “Exclusive Vs. Non-Exclusive Finally Answered”.  In this study, I explored whether it was more beneficial to sell stock audio on a non-exclusive contract with multiple companies, or exclusively with a single company at a higher commission rate.  This is now the third …

Exclusive Vs Non-Exclusive Year 2

Exclusive Vs Non-Exclusive: Year 2

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A little over a year ago, I wrote an article entitled Exclusive Vs. Non-Exclusive Finally Answered, which recounted the experiences of my first year selling with some of the largest public-sourced stock sound libraries available on the internet.  Before logging a year’s worth of sales data, I posed an ultimate …

Exclusive Vs Non-Exclusive Finally Answered

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A couple years ago, I made the decision to start selling my recorded sound effects and music online as stock material. After doing a bit of research, I discovered a growing trend in the industry focused around a type of online database known as crowd-sourced sound effects and music libraries. …