audio editing and enhancing

Audio Editing and enhancing


OVERVIEW

Audiobag is an American company that offers premium audio editing and enhancing that transforms noisy, mistake-ridden recordings into clean, error-free, polished presentations. We're meticulous in our audio editing and enhancing, putting in many hours to make sure your recording sounds its very best. We edited and enhanced a series of podcasts for Salesforce that helped them win CMI's Award for Best Podcast.

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TESTIMONIALS


"You definitely helped us earn the award with your podcast editing ."
Heike Young
Salesforce
Content Innovation Lead
Marketing Cloudcast
(episodes 54 -74)

"Every episode this season has set a new single day download record. Our listenership is up 2x since last season, thanks for being a part of making this happen." James Haight
Blue Hill Research

"I want to say how much I love what you've done with these audio clips!  It's really something to behold how you brought out the best in my reading!"Christine Bodine
99 Meditations for a Modern-day Habakkuk
(We edited and enhanced her audiobook)

"You did a masterful job on this! Wow, that recording was cursed with all of the drops. The editing sounds amazing." Mark Graham
Promo Kitchen Podcast
(170+ episodes)

"This is why I work with you guys each month. professional quality every time. This one is another excellent mastered session. 
The sound lost none of it's quality. Well done."
Russell Hatfield
The Hades Base News

"This is a great improvement. Thank you So much!" Camila Rodrigues  
Infuse Medical
(We enhanced the audio track of a training video)

Our Audio EDITING & ENHANCING services include:


Editing out verbal flubs, false starts and unwanted sections, as well as removing or reducing noise such as hiss, hum, plosives, sibilance, breath noise, wind, long pauses, thumps, rumble, crackle, pops, sirens, phone and computer alerts.
Adjusting the volume and tonal balance, including dampening reverberation caused by poor room acoustics.
Inserting additional material that you send to us such as an intro, outro, and sponsors. If you don't have an intro, you can purchase one from us here.
Editing and enhancing of audiobooks to ACX submission requirements (an RMS between -23dB and -18dB, -3 dB peak values, a maximum -60dB noise floor, and the proper amount of room tone at the beginning and end of each file)

Online ordering is fast and easy.
After you've completed your purchase, leave your browser open so we can re-direct you to our script and Instructions form where you can upload your audio file(s) in our Dropbox and give us your instructions.

Typical turnaround time depends on the particular audio service you purchase from us as well as the length of your recording
Up to 30 minutes = 1 to 3 days
31 to 45 minutes = 2 to 4 days
46 to 60 minutes = 3 to 6 days

Guarantee:
You have 7 days after we've sent you our first email letting you know that your recording is ready to let us know if we made a mistake or need to address something that concerns you. We'll re-examine the audio to see if we can correct or improve it. Because of the amount of time we put into the project, we don't offer a refund on audio editing and enhancing.

before and after samples:

Sample 1:
MAKE-READY PODCAST:
A customer purchased numerous podcast editing and enhancing jobs from us to transform his raw recordings into ready-to-go podcasts. We eliminated uhs, ums, and other verbal mistakes, eliminated hiss and hum, reduced the reverberation of the voices bouncing off nearby walls, and adjusted the volumes between the host and the guest.

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Sample 2
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UNNECESSARY WORDS, DIGITAL POPS, AND A PHONE RINGING:
In this brief sample of a podcast we repaired, we eliminated 3 problems:
1) The host said the word "the" two times in a row
2) Digital pops
3) Phone ringing

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Sample 3:
LOW MICROPHONE VOLUME AND HISS PROBLEM:
A customer sent us a recording he made where his microphone wasn't working. In fact, his voice was recorded by the guest's microphone who sat across from him. Besides very low volume, the recording also had hiss and verbal flubs. We enhanced the interviewer's voice, and removed the hiss and flubs.

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Sample 4
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PODCAST EDITING AND ENHANCING OF DISTORTION, HISS AND UNEVEN VOLUME LEVELS
In the before editing audio sample you’ll hear that the podcaster recorded herself on the left channel, and she chose the right channel to record her guest. You’ll notice at the very beginning the guest is making some noise. We removed the noise, reduced the hiss, adjusted the volume levels and made the recording sound more natural by converting it to monaural.

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Sample 5:
HISS FROM AN AUDIO TRACK FOR A FILM:
A filmmaker sent us the audio track from a documentary film he was creating that had a lot of hiss in it. We removed the hiss but kept the breath noises in the audio track to preserve the emotion.

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Sample 6:
CRACKLE IN A PHONE INTERVIEW:
A customer sent us a phone interview with a podcast guest. Unfortunately, the phone line was full of crackle. We removed the crackle and EQ'ed the voice to make it easier on the ears.

Note: This phone interview was for a presentation. It was not secretly recorded. We don't work on secretly recorded material.

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Sample 7
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REMOVING ROOM NOISE AND ADJUSTING VOLUME LEVELS
Besides editing and enhancing audio for companies and individuals, we also work as a government contractor, editing and enhancing podcasts for the U.S. Air Force. When you listen to the before sample below, you'll notice the sound of a furnace running in the background, as well as the volume levels of the voices are uneven (not to mention the voices reverberate against the walls and floors). We removed the noise and enhanced the voices in the after sample.

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Sample 8

ADJUSTING UNEVEN VOLUME LEVELS, REMOVAL OF ROOM NOISE AND CELL PHONE PINGS
In the sample below, a customer sent us her weekly podcast that contained the usual verbal flubs and noise that happen when recording at home. We increased the volume, removed the room noise (mainly a furnace blowing air out a vent) and pings coming from her nearby cell phone.

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Sample 9

CLEANING UP DIALOGUE AND ADDING MUSIC BACKGROUND FOR EMOTION
In the sample below, a customer sent us several audio clips of people doing in memoriam tributes to a person in their organization who died of cancer. The before sample contains just a few seconds of three of the audio clips sent to us. You'll hear hiss, pops and verbal flubs. We cleaned up the audio, removing the noise. We also added music to give the final presentation emotion.

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Sample 10

REPAIRING THE AUDIO TRACK OF A VIDEO
A videographer shot a video interview that had quite a bit of noise. So he sent it to us to clean up. We started by removing clipping, then we checked the the left and right channels to make sure they didn't have any phase issues. After that, we removed crackle (mainly lip smacking), breath noise, hum and room noise from the audio track. We also dampened the reverberation caused by poor room acoustics. Oh yes, one more little trick up our sleeves. The word "of" in the phrase "of friends of the library's budget" was damaged. We repaired it by replacing it with another "of" from the recording and inserting it in the precise spot so the audio would sync up with the video.

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Buy Audio editing & enhancing

Determine how many minutes you want us to edit and/or enhance. We'll work on an entire recording or just the segments you specify. Tell us on our instructions form what you want us to work on (your browser will be redirected to the form immediately after you make your purchase).

$8 per minute of the length of your recording
(5-minute minimum purchase required)
(Example: a recording 7 minutes and 23 seconds in length is 7 minutes x $8 = $56.)

BULK PURCHASE:
$5 per minute when you buy at least 300 minutes in a single purchase.
(Use your bulk purchase for a long recording or for future recordings (for example, monthly podcasts). Unused minutes accrue. We help you keep track of the number of remaining minutes.

Note: We don't work on secretly recorded or surveillance audio.


Choose what you want from the dropdown menu below and then click the Add to Cart button. Then change the number in the quantity box on the checkout page to the number of minutes of your recording (round off to the nearest minute).

5-minute minimum purchase required on the $8 per minute price.
300-minute minimum required on the bulk purchase $5 per minute price (Hint: 300 minutes is enough for a year's worth of 25-minute monthly podcasts).

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