SIGNAL sound analysis software (www.engdes.com) has an add-on program
called "Event Detector" that might be just what you want. You can find out=
all about it at http://www.engdes.com/sigwin/products/evdet/evdet.html. 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.
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
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Christopher B. Sturdy, Ph.D.
& 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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