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Batch processing samples/audio through external hardware – software to do this? DAW Software
Old 6th September 2011
  #1
Gear Maniac
 

Batch processing samples/audio through external hardware – software to do this?

Hi all.

I am looking for software to batch process samples through external hardware, with the following features:

*) As automated as possible. Ideally, I just point it at my folder of samples and it goes to work.
*) Compensates for latency.
*) Handles reverb tails (or any other kind of processing tail) caused by the hardware
*) Names the samples like the original ones, but with a suffix.
*) Ideally, it would handle stereo samples, even if the hardware is mono (ie, it would process the left/right channels in separate passes, to create a stereo result).

Does anyone know of a way to accomplish this?

Thanks.
Old 6th September 2011
  #2
Lives for gear
 

I've never heard of such a software, but it could be fairly easy to do with max/msp I think.
Old 6th September 2011
  #3
Gear Maniac
 

I have very little experience with Max/MSP, unfortunately, but thanks very much for the suggestion – I'll investigate it further if I can't find a ready-made solution
Old 6th September 2011
  #4
Lives for gear
 

It should be as simple as pinging the da/unit/ad loop (either once for a batch "session" or before each process), reformatting the input filename with a chosen suffix, starting play/rec (to the new filename) and then stopping the recording either after a user-specified time-pad at the end of the file or after the input level drops below a certain threshold (for a certain amount of time) offline processing the file to compensate for latency (only bit I don't know how to do off the top of my head) ... then iterate.

If you have max, there's an example of how to do a ping test in the examples overview. If you don't, I could make it this weekend.
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