10 simple tips and tricks that every Soundminer user should know. If you are new to Soundminer, please enjoy these 10 simple tips that will help you get started. Welcome to the community!
If you already happen to be a loyal Soundminer user, feel free to test your knowledge. Who knows, you might still pick up a new trick here and there. In any case, we’re happy to help!
But if all of this is old news to you, you might want to wait for the next round of tips.
Enough talking: here are the 10 tips:
In March 2016 we spent four weeks traveling through Myanmar, encountering exciting locations, fascinating people and recording new sounds for the Myanmar Sound Libraries.
Our journey took us through the cities of Yangon and Mandalay, traveling on the Old Burma Road up in the Burmese highlands. There we fought our way through the jungle, or recovered in the cosy garden of Mrs. Popcorn.
Follow us on a trip in an never-ending bus ride to Mrauk-U, going up in a hot air balloon at sunrise and floating over the monuments of Bagan, meet the monks or get an expert in pagodas: There are old and new pagodas, golden, painted, overgrown and much more... as well as in all stages of decay. Read more about the traveling in Myanmar or find some travel tips in the article 14 Tips for a Myanmar Journey.
You will find them on pylons and rooftops, in industrial quarters, prisons and even on beaches. Alarm sirens are installed around the world to warn about potential threats and dangers. or some, the sound of a siren is an everyday reminder that work is over; to others, sirens are a nuisance -- particularly if they are being tested frequently (and if they happen to be installed next to your home).
These are good reasons to take a closer look at the characteristic sound of an alarm siren, how the typical howling sound is created, learn something about the famous Klaxon sound and how it is used in movies. Read more about Alarm Siren - Siren Sounds
Creating impulse responses is a very exciting and creative thing, but because to failing tools and missing features or error committed through ignorance, a lot of potential frustration.
This tutorial explains impulse responses and how to record them by themself. First off: Creating multi-channel impulse responses is not made on the fly. It needs some software tools, and equipment for recording and playback the sweeps. Also recording the sweeps requires much more time than you think originally, but it makes even more fun when you have gained experience. Still want to make your own impulse responses? Let's start
Very large files have to be split into multiple units in order to be downloadable. 'Tar' is a data compression format that packs files into parcels of varying size and also unpacks them again later.