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Re: Sound analysis software

Subject: Re: Sound analysis software
From: "Christopher B. Sturdy" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 15:54:53 -0600
Hi Graham,

SIGNAL sound analysis software ( has an add-on program
called "Event Detector" that might be just what you want. You can find out=

all about it at I
have not used it myself but have heard that it works well especially for a=

large-scale sorting of sound files like what you are facing.


At 02:36 PM 6/15/2005, you wrote:
>Can anyone help in pointing me towards some sound anlysis software
>that either does this anyway or might allow a macro to be written.
>Its bat calls again, for those who remember my last plea for help.
>I am going to end up with thousands  of short (15secs)  wav  files.
>which I want to open quickly, one after the other and visually scan
>through for a specific sonogram shape.
>I want to be able  to dump all the files into one directory, then with
>one keypress open the first file in the directory, then by pressing
>that same key again, close the currently open file, and open the next
>file in the same directory. And so on until every file has been
>Can anyone suggest a program that might do this, or indeed suggest a
>better way of scanning through thousands of small files, very quickly.
>Many thanks,
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
>Klas Strandberg
>Yahoo! Groups Links

Christopher B. Sturdy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
  & Alberta Ingenuity Fund Researcher

Department of Psychology
  & Centre for Neuroscience
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB T6G 2E9

phone: (780) 492-7843
fax: (780) 492-1768

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