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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: Feathercast: Request for help editing audio
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:11:19 GMT
The files are now at http://feathercast.apache.org/podcasts/temp/

Thanks again for anybody that can help at all in this effort.

--Rich


On Dec 20, 2011, at 7:31 PM, Ross Gardler wrote:

> At last I have found a little time to have a go at some of this
> editing. I've only done one so far. Hopefully I'll get a chunk of them
> done of XMas.
> 
> Anyway, the first is available at
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/15092923/feathercast/F_01_Grisel_ApacheStanbol.mp3
> 
> It is a topped and tailed version of
> http://feathercast.apache.org/feathercast_podcasts/ApacheConNA2011/Friday/F/111111_001.MP3
> 
> I'll do more and notify you privately after this (I just wanted to
> bring this message to the top of peoples inbox as a reminder if others
> are also able to help, and to give you a chance to refine your
> instructions if I didn't do it quite right)
> 
> Ross
> 
> On 28 November 2011 17:24, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
>> Request for help: Audio editing. I should have done this weeks ago, and I simply
haven't had the time. I could really use a few minutes of your time.
>> 
>> http://feathercast.apache.org/feathercast_podcasts/ApacheConNA2011/Friday/
>> 
>> That's all the raw audio from Friday at ApacheCon, which I *still* haven't gotten
to.
>> 
>> Here's what needs to be done.
>> 
>> 0) If you don't already have it, download and install Audacity (audacity.sourceforge.net)
>> 
>> 1) Open file in Audacity. To the left of the audio track, there's  drop-down thingy.
Select "Split Stereo to Mono" and then delete the silent track. (Tracks were recorded in stereo,
but with only one input.)
>> 
>> 2) Listen until the speaker starts talking. Delete everything before that.
>> 
>> 3) Find the end of the talk - probably where the speaker says "Thank you" and people
clap. Fade out the applause and delete everything after.
>> 
>> 4) Export the track as an MP3, with the following tags:
>> 
>> Artist Name: ApacheCon
>> Track Title: Speaker Name: Talk Title (Get this from the schedule on ApacheCon.com
>> Album Title: ApacheCon NA 2011
>> Year: 2011
>> 
>> 5) Name the file in the same manner as the files you see listed here: http://feathercast.apache.org/feathercast_podcasts/ApacheConNA2011/Thursday/
>> 
>> 6) Upload the file to somewhere I can get it, and tell me about it. I'll take down
the raw files as the cooked ones appear, so that there won't be any duplicated effort. Or,
if you want to claim a particular track (A-F) do so in this thread.
>> 
>> Thanks for all the people that responded volunteering to help do stuff!
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Rich Bowen
>> rbowen@rcbowen.com :: @rbowen
>> rbowen@apache.org
>> 
>> 
>> 
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> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
> Programme Leader (Open Development)
> OpenDirective http://opendirective.com

--
Rich Bowen
rbowen@rcbowen.com :: @rbowen
rbowen@apache.org







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