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Recording & Wave Editing Basics

Recording Basics

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Tips for naming files

For a soundlibrary, terms make sense that characterize the sound in general, eg. according to material and "morphology" of the sound. So you can find the sounds again. Examples:

If you have a concrete, known process, e.g. a coffee machine or a kitchen blender, etc. then it is worth saving the whole noise under this name, and adding any qualities (eg coffe_maker_steamy_sharp_hiss ")

If you have a sound that is (kind of) similar to the sound of a motor or something else concrete, so where a "purpose" is audible, then that could also be in the name, but not only.

Sometimes it makes sense to make a note about the recording technique, especially when creating variants, eg: