How do you fix distorted audio in resolve 15?

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How do you fix distorted audio in resolve 15?

PostFri Oct 12, 2018 11:05 pm

I'm new to resolve. I have clips from an interview where the audio was recorded with the mic level too high and overmodulated. There is fuzz and crackling with it. I need to clean it up as well as possible. Is there a useful tutorial or steps I could follow for the correct way to fix bad audio?
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Re: How do you fix distorted audio in resolve 15?

PostThu Aug 11, 2022 10:55 am

kmausser wrote:I'm new to resolve. I have clips from an interview where the audio was recorded with the mic level too high and overmodulated. There is fuzz and crackling with it. I need to clean it up as well as possible. Is there a useful tutorial or steps I could follow for the correct way to fix bad audio?


Greetings--did you get an answer or solve the problem of your overmodulated sound recordings? I ask as I'm having the same problem (Resolve 18) and can't find an answer, so I'd be grateful to know. Thanks.
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Re: How do you fix distorted audio in resolve 15?

PostThu Aug 11, 2022 6:24 pm

You are going to need a de-clip plugin, something Fairlight does not have. There are a few available most of which you have to pay for.
RX Elements includes a de-clip tool.
https://www.pluginboutique.com/products/6722-RX-Elements?currency=GBP&force_country=GB&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIn62X5bK_-QIV1O3tCh2KCgsJEAYYAyABEgLpovD_BwE#a_aid=57ef7faf6caa0

There is also this one, again from Plugin Boutique.
https://www.pluginboutique.com/product/3-Studio-Tools/51-Audio-Restoration-/8263-Sound-Forge-Audio-Cleaning-Lab-3
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Re: How do you fix distorted audio in resolve 15?

PostFri Aug 12, 2022 8:36 am

But even then, don't expect miracles.
The software may be free, but the hardware needed for smooth performance is not.

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Re: How do you fix distorted audio in resolve 15?

PostSat Aug 13, 2022 9:52 am

Many thanks for the helpful answers and those links to the needed software (those locomotives!--I still remember waving to the engine driver when we stepped off the bright blue Slieve Gullion that took my mother and me to our Northern relatives).
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Re: How do you fix distorted audio in resolve 15?

PostSat Aug 13, 2022 10:28 am

Which locomotives are you referring to, Brian?
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