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    Auotmatic loop finder software


    Is there a software tool that's good for automatically finding loop points in "non-rhythmic" audio files?

    Doing it manually is a huge time sink.

    Any helps appreciated.

    Thanks

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    Image Line's Slicex is great... I think its only available as a VST plugin for use in a DAW, but it can automatically assign loop points to an audio file you can import... you can choose between a set of three algorithms depending on what type of slicing you want.
    And... if the software detects the loop points wrong, you can manually adjust the points very easily.
    On top of that, it is a very powerful tool which allows you to edit the loop in a number of ways (such as trimming, fading in/out, changing volume and pitch etc.), and also features powerful filters (highpass, lowpass, bandpass etc) as well as envelopes for a number of parameters...

    Once the slices are found you can use them as MIDI notes in the DAW, or export them as a seperate audio file...

    Thanks.

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    Try this and see if it does what you want
    http://expert-sleepers.co.uk/xfadelooper2.html
    It works in demo mode (fully functional with a time out after 15 min of use). The previous version is freeware and still available (there is a link on the page).
    There is also a CM version, that you can download if you purchase the magasine "Computer Music" - if that is available where you are. (I guess you can always get the digital version, regardless of where you are).

    XFaderLooper has several interesting features. Because it can cross-fade between the selected start and end points. This is useful for looping 'non-loopaable' material because it smoothes the transition (no clicks/pops or abrupt changes in timbre).
    This is not aimed at percussion loops, but rather to create pads, drones or looped continuous ambient sounds.

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    Thanks DJJackster, AlienXXX.

    I need to take a closer look at both.

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    Image Line's Slicex is exactly what I've been looking for.

    Thanks so much! It saves me a lot of manual work.

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    Great thread!

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