I have not experienced this with CEP or any other audio editing program.
Perhaps there is some menu switch you need to set?
Terry Smythe wrote:
> Someone has loaned me a cylinder record of about 1905,
> containing a one-only recording of a folksong by turn-of-the-
> century railway workers. The record has an irregular
> hairline crack full length.
> I am attempting to acquire a reasonable audio recording off this
> cylinder as being played on my restored Edison Triumph cylinder
> I'm recording straight into Cool Edit Pro 2 in my laptop, a
> process I've used successfully for many cylinder records.
> Because of the hairline crack, every resolution produces a
> resounding "click".
> In CoolEditPro, I can use automatic click removal, but that
> automatic process leaves behind a tiny moment of silence for
> everything it removes.
> If I expand the wave display so I can identify and delete the
> clicks manually, there is no gap, the click simply disappears
> with no moment of silence, which is what I want.
> I really want to avoid having to spend an entire weekend going
> through the WAV file click by click by click by nauseating
> Does any one out there know if CoolEdit Pro can be told to
> delete such clicks automatically, without leaving behind a
> zillion tiny moments of silence?
> Alternatively, is there an audio editor out there that can
> remove these clicks automatically without leaving behind these
> tiny moments of silence?
> Or am I doomed to a weekend of agony?
> Thoughts of others?
> Terry Smythe
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