how do i compress a mix??

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  1. djhektikz

    djhektikz Active Member

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    every time i do a mix its nuff big like 500mbs how do i compress it?? so i can put it on myspace or on here?? does winzip work??
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    For heaven's sake, do you know what an mp3 is?

    It's a compressed music file.

    You take the wave that you get out of your recording and you convert it (compress) it into a mp3. Use the standard settings in your mp3 compression program and you'll have a 70 mb files out of a 500 mb one. Settings = 128kps mono is fine (and before you lot tell me he needs stereo, I want to know what dnb tracks are true stereo).

    Sorry mate, but this is absolute basics.

    I thought you were asking how to compress/normalize a mix so its all the same level but if you don't know how to convert files then audio mastering is not something we can discuss.
     
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    djhektikz Active Member

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    kk calm down!
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Oh, and don't use winzip.
     
  5. djhektikz

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    wat shall i use lol?
     
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    what do you record it on, if you download a program that can like a WAV file or summin into an mp3 it compresses it to the size of a standard mp3 file....eg like 4mb....good luck...
     
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    djhektikz Active Member

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    i use sony sound forge but once iv recorded its already mp3 its jus nuff big!
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Check the settings and read the manual.
     
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    Radius Give me back my passport u slags

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    I thought this was gonna be a deep question about mastering compression !!!
     
  10. MARLZTAH

    MARLZTAH ++DuB PrOFesSoR++

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    when you say "mix" do you mean mix as in a dj mix????

    the myspace player is ment for single tracks, you can put short sets on there, just a few tracks per mix but thats about it