[Doggiebox] Importing drum sounds

Sion Morris sionwm at cinnamondesign.co.uk
Mon Jan 5 09:25:54 EST 2009

That's a better solution Charlie - then you can just highlight them  
all and process them in one go.


PS there's an updated version of the Warren Street kit on my site - a  
few extra cymbals and some tidying up done.



On 4 Jan 2009, at 00:37, Charlie wrote:

> Gotchya...
> The sample you sent is 44.101 kHz - DB needs it to be 44.100 kHz.    
> Not a lot of difference, but obviously enough.
> I've just successfully imported the sound into DB by converting it  
> with iTunes.
> Import the samples into iTunes.
> Set you iTunes preferences (NB - take note of the existing settings  
> to change this back when you've finished..)
> General Tab -->  Import Settings button.
> Set Import Using:  AIFF Encoder
> Setting: Custom  and choose
> Sample Rate: 44.100 kHz
> Sample Size: 16 bit
> Channels: Auto
> Then high-light all the imported samples in iTunes and choose  
> Advanced --> Create AIFF Version.
> This will add new the samples at the correct rate and can be  
> imported into DB.   If you have your iTunes import set up to Copy  
> files to iTunes music Folder when adding to library, they will be in  
> a folder in your iTunes directory - you can see the new ones as they  
> will have the .aif extension ( or sort them by Date Modified)
> Once in DB, you can delete them from iTunes (provided the sounds  
> were embedded in DB, not linked)
> Get back to me if any of the instructions miss the point.
> Cheers
> Charlie

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