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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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Is there a way to make baking sound to F-curves more accurate?

At the moment I've got a script that generates a bunch of bars, and bakes a narrow range of frequencies to each bar's Z scale. It ends up being a pretty simple spectrogram that I composite onto the ...
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Video editing multichannel audio

Is there a way to render a video with multiple audio tracks? I've found these two subjects related to the import of files with several audio channels: How do I load an mp4 video with multiple audio ...
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Export single strip in VSE

I have one long audio strip in the V.S.E. and I split it into multiple pieces using hard cut, SHIFT+K. Now I could delete the other strips and export one, and then make a new file, cut out the one I ...
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Audio Peak Meter

I’m trying to make an accurate audio peak meter in blender and can’t seem to get it right. So here’s what I want to do… The Z scale of object B is being animated by an audio file which I imported in ...
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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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Audio Problem: In Blender video editor and the rendered file having audio but once I uploaded it to twitter the audio doesn't work

I was doing video editing on Blender. The frame rate syncs with the audio and I set the audio to be in .mp3 file. In the Blender's video editing the audio works. I also played the rendered file with ...
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Can I use ffmpeg audio filters on encoding?

ffmpeg has a ton of audiofilters available, and for a current project I need a compressor on the audio mix (not on separate tracks, just at the end during the encoding process). Is there a way to ...
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Best lossless video output format for later conversions for web

I'm creating an animation (with sound) in blender that's gonna be an HTML5 video. As browsers are quite picky, I'll probably need to embed the video into the web page in multiple different formats for ...
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Blender doesn't show "Jack" in user preferences system audio

I would like to use Blender with Jack (Jack Audio Connection Kit), but it's not available in user preferences > System tab... I'm using Blender 2.77 on Linux Kubuntu 16.04 and jack2 (v1.9.11), with ...
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Audio/Video out of sync in rendered video

I've looked at some similar problem descriptions on this, but mine is slightly different. When I edit a music video with several cut scenes, in VSE the audio/video will be in sync on each cut until I ...
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Are the audio effects of the Blender movies available to creat dubs in diferent languages?

I would like to dub a few of the Blender movies, I was mainly thinking about Agent 327, but the other movies could be interesting too. Are the different audio lines from the movie available in the ...
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(VSE) How do I speed up audio by more than 10 times?

I'm trying to speed up some video by a factor of 20, audio included. The video strip is easy: I just add a speed control transform strip. The audio part isn't as easy. Transform strips don't work on ...
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How to add audio strip for specific action

I am making a lightsaber in Blender 2.80. I have rigged it and made 2 actions to go with it already- one for opening and one for closing. I also want to add audio to the animations. I have tried to do ...
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Sound on particle collision

Using Blender 2.81, I have a scene with: A cube "template" for particles A plane that emits the above cubes via "Particle Emitter" a plane with "Collision" modifier. So the particles bounce off the ...
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what tools can be used to manage/balance audio volume in the VSE?

I was recently using the VSE to put together video to match a narration. The quality of the audio recording was pretty weak (did it with my laptop and a headset in several different places over a ...
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missing some audio channels when rendering

i'm new to Blender... currently using the Video Editor and running into an odd issue... i have a long 20+ min edit with exrs as video source and multiple audio sources but when i render to quicktime ...
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Creating Live, Editable (Audio Waveform) Oscilloscope in Blender

I've been searching the internet for hours to find the solution to my predicament, but to no avail. I am trying to create a virtual oscilloscope within blender, which is editable in ways similar to ...
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No sound from WAV strip when encoding in MP3 (but ok from AAC strip)

Breaking down a bigger question: Output vs Format vs Codec: what is the right combination? In the same project, I have a WAV sound-only strip originating from a ...
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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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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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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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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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Sounds or meta-strips from VSE through a speaker object?

I am playing sounds when various falling objects hit other objects, like the ground. I have them playing sounds that I've assembled to match timing in the VSE. Is there a way to play these sequences ...
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RuntimeError: Error: Compiled without sound support

Finally figured out the fcurve/baking sound thing, for the most part. Now, I'm getting the error in the title. Full traceback is below. I'm running a fresh install of ...
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Making blender able to record audio with an addon

I am now aware that Blender doesn’t support recording audio natively, but I’ve decided to use Pyaudio somehow. For now I intend to import to VSE, but the real issue for me is displaying “time since ...
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Image Sequence no longer plays audio or png images after render

I'm trying to fix an issue I'm having with Blender's Image Sequence. After compiling my images, audio and visuals I rendered the file however when I go back to the file, nothing is playing as it ...
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Cannot hear audio file (solved)

I've been trying to use the Video Sequencer in Blender to use add audio. One time I tried it worked but now I cannot hear it anymore. What could be the reason that the audio isn't working? Solved: The ...
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How to add shape keys with two different audio

I am trying to add shape keys to mouth of my character with audio file. But when I try to add second audio to the same character, the shape keys aren't working. I also added "bake audio to F ...
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Splitting a movie clip in in the video editor with this encoding seems to desync audio and video

Blender version 3.2.0 Clip ffmpeg info: ...
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I've lost my audio strip. Where did it go?

sorry about this, I'm a bit of a noob. I'm just starting out and I'm running a few lip sync tests with blender studio's RAIN rig. So, I imported an audio track and have realised it would be much ...
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video clips keep disapearing

this is the first video I'm editing on blender and when i was in the middle of editing videos i looked back and saw all my past clips greyed out and not showing anything on the preview or playing any ...
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Hard sound transition when animating

I'm doing a 3d (currently stereo) sound animation. For that i'm using a simple speaker at the origin and i'm moving the camera (listener) by hand. Whilst simultaneously recording keys on the timeline. ...
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Sound effect to Object location/rotation synchronization

Currently using Blender 2.92 Is there a way to synch or assign a sound effect every time an object matches a specific location/rotation criteria? I'm working on a set of 12 pendulums, oscillating at ...
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Importing Another Scenes Audio in Sequencer

Blender 2.93/Windows10 I have multiple scenes animated and synced to their own audio clips( imported in their respective Sequencers). However,on importing all these individual scene into a Main Scene ...
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How can I bake sound to f-curve but use pitch instead of volume?

I am doing a blender project to music and I have animated it to change with the music using the bake sound to f-curve function, but I need it to change using the pitch as the variable, instead of the ...
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Cut audio without snap to frame

I'd like to cut a audio to an exact point, and this might be in between of the related frames. Is there a way to maybe "cut" or "slide" an audio track to between frames? Thanks for ...
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Issues with F-Curve to bake sound frequency?

I am trying to bake the sound with some force field empty and a sphere, making them react to certain frequencies, following the tutorial posted in this link: http://barneyisbo.blogspot.com/2013/11/...
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Bake Sound to F-Curve lags audio unless I disable another object in viewport

This one literally is a hair-puller, because if I disable the characters hair mesh (in Viewport), the sound baked to F-Curve works fine. But if I enable the unrelated hair mesh to show in Viewport, ...
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My audio plays fine before the 30 second mark, then stops, how can I adjust how long the audio goes for?

I cannot move a marker that cuts off my audio at the 30 second mark, how can I move it, or remove it?
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Using sound frequency as a driver

I am trying to do an animation where I want to use the frequency of sound as a driver instead of the amplitude. I have already done a couple of experiments using the bake sound to curves but that ...
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Trying to make a single "shockwave" ripple through a mesh, triggered multiple times by audio. Seems like I'm missing a simple solution

I'm doing a music video and I'm trying to figure out how to have a shockwave ripple outwards from a certain location on for example a mesh plane, but triggered by audio. Picture a basic wave modifier ...
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Audio in Video Editor but not in rendered output

I'm editing a video with a separate MP3 audio track. Everything works fine when I preview playback within the video editor, but the rendered videos have no audio. They have an audio track with the ...
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How to fix an offset audio?

I'm working on a music video. I came back from a break on this projet and started to work on new stuff when I realised, 3 days later, that the audio was offset. I think it's a weird offset, a kinda ...
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Audio volume only decreases for a few seconds

When I click on “sound” settings, I can see that I can adjust volume from 1 to for example 0.200. However, when I do that, it only remains 0.200 for one or a few frames max and then returns back to 1....
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Invalid audio strips with negative length

When I add audio strips, they are inverted and they don't play. They also are unable to move with the mouse or with the G button. This audio plays successfully if I open them not in Blender. How can I ...
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Audio not working for iOS devices

After rendering an animation, the audio is only reproduced on Android devices, for iOS the video stay muted. My audio files are on .wav format and render settings are as follow: someone has gone ...
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Blender audio visualization - waveform line?

Alright, followed all the relevant tutorials on Blender audio visualizations but they all involve either scaling/distorting objects with f curves or the bars type visual like this - https://www....
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Video Editor, Why there is audio in gap area?

I'm new in blender video editor. I have seen some tutorials about blender's video editor and I have applied it on a test video clip. But I saw a strange thing: there is some audio in gap area. There ...
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Rendered video has no audio

I am using Blender to edit some video captures from OBS, and I am hoping to make some letsplay videos. Currently, I am making a "splash screen" of sorts where I have game music playing over a intro ...
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