We’ve all been there. You have just recorded the perfect audio track and you can’t wait to listen to it over again. Unfortunately, you notice there is unwanted background noise in the audio recording that reduces the overall audio quality and makes it difficult for you to enjoy it. Before you decide whether you need to delete the file and re-record the audio clip, there is a solution that will help you remove the background sounds, the talking, the hums, and restore the pristine status the track deserves.
Download and install WavePad Audio Editor. Follow the installation instructions and then launch the program on your computer to begin editing.
Navigate to the Cleanup tool under the Effects toolbar. From the Cleanup drop-down menu, select Noise Reduction and then Auto Spectral Subtraction.
You can adjust the audio proportion percentage manually, or select a preset from the drop-down menu that best suits the audio you are working on, whether you want to apply the effect to the vocals or apply the effect to music.
After you have selected your desired pre-set, click on Reduce Noise and listen to your audio again.
If there is still unwanted background audio noise from the sound file you want to further remove, click the Cleanup button again, select Noise Reduction and click on Multi-Band Noise Gating. From this window, you can adjust the slider to your liking or use the pre-set option available to you.
You can adjust the noise gate level manually, or select a preset from the drop-down menu that best suits the audio you are working on.
After you have adjusted your noise reduction settings, click on Reduce Noise and listen to your audio again.
And there you have it, removing background noise has never been easier and you have successfully learned how to remove background noise from audio. After applying these tools you should hear a noticeable improvement to your audio recordings. Happy editing!
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