How long (how many samples) are the dropouts. If they are quite short,
both Audacity and DC can interpolate across the space. DC's is rather
good for short interpolations (particularly single-voice vocals), but I
don't have any experience doing it with Audacity. The process for
Audacity is described here:
On 8/1/2014 7:08 AM, CJB wrote:
> I'm having problems with these.
> Basically they are old and suffer from little dropouts making the
> sound 'jagged.' This is where the tape has become a little crinkled.
> Is there an Effect that can smooth the sound - which is singing,
> guitars and fiddle.
> Also a few of the cassettes were recorded whilst the capstan or tape
> spools were sticking resulting in wow &flutter. Again is there an
> Effect that can smooth out the recording. The tspes have some hum and
> I understand that this can be used to correct the playback.
> As for mains hum one serious recording has hum way above the music. It
> is basically at 100Hz but also at 400Hz and 200Hz. Removing it make
> the sound of the music and singing 'patchy.'
> If anyone has any advise please let me know!!!
> Thank you.
West Hills, CA 91307