MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 (MP3)

tool: Pro Tools

Pro Tools is an audio creation and production software. With Pro Tools it is possible to compose, record, edit, and mix music or sound for picture — all within one system.
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Audio mixingPractice-led research
Music recognitionData capture
Sound analysisData analysis
Sound compressionData structuring and enhancement
Sound editingData structuring and enhancement
Sound editingPractice-led research
Sound encodingData structuring and enhancement
Sound encoding - MIDIData structuring and enhancement
Sound generationData capture
Sound generationPractice-led research
Sound recordingData capture
Sound recordingPractice-led research
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Cubase, Reaper, Nuendo

tool: Wavesurfer

A software tool for the manipulation of audio recordings. Wavesurfer provides basic audio editing function, such as excision, copying, pasting, zero-crossing adjustment, and effects such as fading, normalization, echo, inversion, reversal, replacement with silence, and DC-removal.
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Audio mixingPractice-led research
Content analysisData analysis
Sound editingData structuring and enhancement
Sound recordingData capture
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audacity

tool: NVivo

A software application that may be used to perform qualitative analysis upon varying types of unstructured and semi-structured data. NVivo enables users to combine and analyse disparate information content, identifying relationships or trends that may not be immediately obvious when handling each item individually. It is used in a variety of academic fields to perform network and organizational analysis, action or evidence-based research, discourse analysis, grounded theory, conversation analysis, ethnography, literature reviews, phenomenology and mixed methods research.
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Coding and standardisationData structuring and enhancement
CollatingData analysis
Data modellingData structuring and enhancement
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tool: 3DVIA Virtools

A software tool for the creation of 3D interactive environments. It may be used to model and interact with physical objects that currently or have previously existed in the real world, or create virtual environments that have not previously encountered. VirTool player software is available for Microsoft Windows, Apple MacOS X, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox 360.
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3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
Virtual world modellingData structuring and enhancement
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TurnTool

tool: SoundScriber

A software application for the playback of audio recordings. SoundScriber offers specific functionality for researchers that wish to transcribe a recording. It was originally developed for use in the Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (MICASE) project and released for use by academics performing similar work.
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Content analysisData analysis
Sound editingData structuring and enhancement
Sound editingPractice-led research
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