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Audio can take the form of sound strips or speakers in Blender both intended for adding audio to animation renders. Use this tag for questions about either form of audio in Blender.

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Synced audio in sequencer with

Noob here using blender 4.1, very frustrated at something which feels like it should be simple. I want to animate a scene in sync with a voice recording, so that for ex I can animate a lightbulb to ...
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How to delete extra audio track

I have video and audio in video sequence editor. Video is short and audio is long. How can i cut the audio to match the video. Any suggestion or help. Thanks
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How can I save an audio file?

I have a video where I deleted the animation part, so now I only have the sound. When I try to save the file, it saves as .blend. How can I save it as an mp3 file? I have already set the startup file ...
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How do I fix my audio problem when I'm video editing in blender?

So I've been working on putting a video together in blender; however, I am unable to get the audio I'm using to work properly. If I play the audio from the beginning, there is no sound, but if I scrub ...
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How might I add an audio track to the 2D Animation dope sheet?

I'm hoping to animate some 2D characters based upon an audio dialogue -- is it possible to put the audio track as its own layer on the dope sheet with audible playback so I can match up the characters ...
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How do I add audio to a single animated action in Blender?

I have animated an action using the action editor, but I want audio to play during that specific action. I could not find any useful tutorials explaining this online, how would I go about this?
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How to switch camera that 3D audio works?

For video it works fine to put markers in timeline and bind cameras to them. But this does not work for surround sound. I suspect a bug, but perhaps I do something wrong. My test setup for 7.1 sound ...
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Sound triggers when particles collide with plane/object

I'm looking for a way how to activate a sound when a particle collides with another object in Blender. In this case, I would like to know how to do this with a particle and a plane. The scene is ...
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How to animate plane to sound falloff in animation nodes 2.1 (Blender 2.8)?

For Blender 2.8, i tried to recreate the sound falloff on a plane from the Animation nodes 2.0 Documentation: So far i came up with this, but it does not work, i can not figure out why: Can someone ...
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Is it possible to use object motion to drive audio properties in Blender?

I've seen plenty of examples on how to drive motion of objects in Blender with audio, but I'm trying to do the opposite - drive audio properties based on the motion of objects. More specifically, I'd ...
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The audio strip I put in the video sequencer offsets every time I pause the timeline

I'm trying to make a music video, so I attached audio to the project to help me with timing. However, every time I pause to adjust something or write down a timestamp even if for just a second, the ...
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How can I import sound for an animation that will be used in a Unity3D game

I am currently working on a game that will be made with Blender and Unity. I want to know how to import sound to Blender so that I can get my animations just right then export the animations AND sound ...
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No sound in Blender VSE, not a problem of volume or moved files. There's also a weird black line

I know you're gonna send me to a previous post but I tried them and it didn't work, also, my problem didn't seem to be similar. I noted that for people having the problem of not having sound in ...
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Blender VSE Audio out-of-sync when animation (video) is rendered

Ok, so I found out that Blender has this really cool video-editing interface and I was beginning to love it. Until, I created this awesome project composition and when I exported the animation as a ...
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sound_bake in command line script

I'm making an audio visualizer which I want to render from the command line. Unfortunately the bpy.ops.graph.sound_bake() function seems only to work from the GUI. ...
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Sound to samples not working

Inserted a keyframe in Shape Keys Key 1 Value (Relative checked). Graph editor:Clicked sound to samples, downloaded audio. f-curve shows up. Play animation,nothing happens. Please help. Thank you
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Intensity of Audioreactive low

I am quite new to Blender and trying to animate a mesh through using 'Bake to F Curves' (or, as per the update, 'Sound to Samples'). I am not the best at Blender and don't know how to code. So far, I ...
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How can I set an audio strip in 2.8 so it plays according to where the playhead is in the timeline?

In 2.79 when I ticked under the playback menu, Audio Scrubbing, AV Sync and Frame drop, I knew that the timeline indicator was in sync with the audio. Currently in 2.8 the timeline playhead is ...
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Where is Bake sound to F-curve in 4.0?

It`s not grey out, I litterally cant see it. I was looking in Key and Channel tab, and theres no sound option. Did they move it again somewhere or got rid of it?
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Use filtered Audio to drive an Animation

I want to create music visualization. To Do that I have learned to use Audio to create a curve and to drive Animations by it. And i know, that I can Import Audio to the video editor, where i can ...
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I want to make an audio visualizer that accumulates the input from a f-curve data rather than vacillates between values. How can I accomplish this?

The specific effect I'm going for is a noise texture on an object to move a little bit farther each time a sound is played from an audio file. Essentially I want it to accumulate the values from the f-...
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Baked audio to fcurve>fcurve through a driver to animate a hook empty to deform geometry>works great... BUT

I've asked this question a couple of times in a couple of places and it's driving me crazy. I've baked drum beat to the x location fcurve channel of an icosphere so that it bumps to the positive x and ...
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How can i animate "swing"synced to music?

I'm animating with audio baked to f-curves and applying that translation data to an empty hook object using basic drivers to deform geometry. Easy enough to make the "hips" bump to one ...
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Splines Animated by Sound - Animation Nodes

I've just made the change from Blender 2.79 to 2.81a. I've also updated my Animation Nodes to 2.1.4. Both are installed and working as expected except for the Sound Baking function in AN. Some ...
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Can I render ambisonic b-Format audio?

Im looking for a way to render spatialized sound to 1st order ambisonic b-format. I assumed the 4ch option in scene audio settings was the key. But that just seems to render a quad speaker setup? The ...
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Is it possible to add music to the timeline while animating? [duplicate]

Basically I want to try to make an animation where a character plays a song on an instrument. Is there a way to get the audio to the timeline so I can listen where the music is going (seeing the ...
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'import aud' works in viewport, but no audio in renders

Have an animation (made from geometry nodes) along with the script below. Everything works fine in viewport, the animation plays and the test.wav plays when it should. During render there is no sound, ...
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Where did "Speed Factor" go? (Video Sequencer)

In version 4.0.2 there is no "Speed Factor" option. Where does this option live now?
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I can't view the waveform in video sequencer

I was working on an animation in Blender, and after that, the button for visualizing the waveform from a mp3 audio disappears. Does anyone know the solution to this problem? Here are some images: I ...
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How do I make a sound strip added programmatically to VSE channel through Blender Python API, not be muted anymore?

I wrote some python code to add a sound strip to Blender VSE at every runtime. The sound strip is indeed added as I wanted but it is muted, I cant hear the actual sound. I checked everything I could ...
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Sound to samples is disabled

I'm new to blender and one thing that sometimes happens is the 'sound to samples' menu gets disabled and I'm not sure why. What are the prerequisites for using this feature.
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How to create accurate RBD simulations that are perfectly synced to sound and collide with each sound beats?

Hey Blender Community!, I recently stumbled upon this youtube short by this famous artist using rigid body sims to create this amazing animation with the sim reacting with music notes. I was wondering ...
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How could I hear a sound from one VSE in another

Start up a new blend file. Go into VSE Add audio Add another new scene (in the same file) Go into VSE of this new scene. Add a scene strip of the first scene But you can't hear the audio from that ...
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VSE Audio Strip Modifier, using the Equalizer

Happy New Year! How does one properly apply the equalizer modifier in an Audio strip? In particular, this "Copy to Selected Strips" option. The various things I've tried appear to make no ...
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Appended file sped up

I had animated a character in one file and synced it with an audio - when I appended the character file into another one, the whole animation is now sped up, I don't know what to do.
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Importing the height of a Waveform as geometry

i'm currently creating an audio visualizer animation and i'd really like to have the waveform sitting in the background in the form of columns that represent the shape of the actual waveform of the ...
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Baking sound to F-curve in keyframe produces no results

I want to animate a shader node from a sound file (showing an open or closed mouth if the sound crosses a threshold). I follow the suggestions here, here and here, but the graph editor shows nothing ...
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Blender 3.3.0 VSE audio pitch option is missing

The option appears to be gone. I created a project in blender 3.2.1 that has audio with shifted pitch. When I open it in 3.3.0, the pitch shift is audible but the slider in the side panel of the VSE ...
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Audio Keyframes - can't change volume

I'm trying to do audio mixing in Blender Video Editor. I add a keyframe on the Audio track and then set the Volume. But it immediately gets set back to 1.0. What am I missing?
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What does accuracy mean under render audio?

I was exporting the audio of a VSE project, and under Render > Render audio... there's an Accuracy option that starts at 1024 by default. The hover box says it's ...
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Audio playback timing is inconsistent

I'm still quite new to Blender and video editing but I'll do my best to provide as detailed of info as I can. The issue I'm dealing with is I used a screen recorder to record audio for the voiceover ...
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Blender 4.0 Video Sequence Editor audio pitch missing

In Video Sequence Editor, there was no pitch setting. I looked on the internet for help and it told me that it changed from pitch setting from the sound section to the speed factor on the time section ...
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Bake sound to F-curve missing from Graph Editor Channel menu

I am trying to bake a sound to an F-curve as input to a Shader node. I follow the suggestions here and here, but still I cannot make it work. I can add a keyframe to a value node, open the Graph ...
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How to make baked sound f-curve trigger a layer's visibility?

I want to animate a picture of a puppet with two images, one with a closed mouth and one with an open mouth. I want to trigger the open mouth when an audio track goes above a certain volume. This ...
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Blender 3.0 VSE - audio and video out of sync - Bug?

I'm having an audio and video out of sync issue that I don't have with version 2.79. I have created a new video project with Blender 3.0 VSE, in the composer I bring as input a video of 1920 * 1080 ...
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Align audio track to reference audio

I'm editing a music video with one camera but multiple microphones. It's a rather cheap setup, so I had everyone record audio on their phones individually and I plan on using the audio from the camera ...
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Driver based off rotation speed

Hello I want to make a driver that's value increases and decreases based off of how fast an object is rotating. such as a for a tank turrets motor when the turret is rotating Thank you For any Help
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Automatic sound effect on bounce

Using physics simulation, I have created a ball bounce that looks something like this: How can I automatically add a sound effect on each bounce? The sound is from a provided sound file (example: <...
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I need to slow down a video, including its audio

I need to slow down a video, including its audio, while maintaining the audio pitch and minimizing any loss in audio quality. I'm working in Blender v. 3.3.1.
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Addon doesn't work after restarting blender 3.3.1

I made an addon for blender (3,3,1). It works. I managed to install it. But after restarting the program, it stops working. At least the checkbox in the edit is active. I just can't find a solution to ...

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