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I was wondering if cool edit pro allows you to be able to cut out the background music of a song and add their vocal voice to another background music? Also if it doesnt, is there any program out there that can do that?
 

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Wlel when i searched for virtualdub..its for videos? Is it really able to be used for
such music devices? if os thanks for your help :).
 

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I use Sound Forge for that kind of thing. There's no way to completely remove the background music and leave the vocals sounding perfect, but if you mess about with the graphic equalizers, bandpass and parametric filters you can reduce the volume of the background music frequency range.

In Cool Edit you can make a spectral profile of the music and apply it to a noise reduction filter, but again it's not perfect and can leave the vocals sounding metallic.

Having said that, there's probably a program that does it with just one click... but where's the fun in that? :grin:
 

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Ok i get how to vocal cut it now, now the only thing i need left is if cool edit pro 2.0 or any other programs allows you to take off background music and just have plain vocals?
 

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There's no way to completely remove the background music and leave the vocals perfectly intact. The vocals are usually in the mid-frequency range, so removing the upper and lower frequencies will help but you'll always be left with some artifacts and the remaining vocals will sound weird. That's just the way music is recorded. I've been experimenting with different methods for years and still haven't found a perfect way to do this. :4-dontkno
 

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I think very difficult to completely remove the background music 100%.The vocal frequency that are similar to music frequency will get mixed with music as one, that cannot be removed. But frequencies that are in different ranges can be seperated. I found FlexiMusic Wave Editor in which you can use Band Pass/Stop Filter. It may help.
 

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Hi,

I'm in the advertising industry where normally encountered quite a lot of recording for commercials and radio with studios. However, sometimes before going for recording, we will do a "rough" track before proceed to studio.

In order for us to do it, we use audacity. It's an open-source project and honestly speaking can settle quite a lot of the work.

To answer your question about separating the background music and the vocal, it's quite a difficult task. And till now, I don't think any software in the market capable of doing it 100% clean. That's the reason why they (music industry) can earn money from ... royalty and copyright and sales. :)
 
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