Re: How to find silence in a buffer~?

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August 21, 2011 | 10:28 pm

I just had a go but am a bit tired :p … I’m not sure if this will always work even if the buffer starts and/or ends with silence … it probably does but you should test it :)

If it does work properly I can explain how it works if you need me to. Also, you could replace the [== 0.] part with whatever you need to. For example, to find any sample higher than a given dBFS value, put {[abs 0.] into [> 0.]} and then set the "threshold" of [> 0. ] with [float] into [dbtoa ] …

I think there are externals around to do this though. Alex Harker’s [descriptors~ ] would probably work.