Sample indexing software

Discussion in 'Production' started by JamesZero, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. JamesZero

    JamesZero aka Zero Beats

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    I'm just starting to get back into a bit of production for the first time in a long time!

    I used to have a bit of software when I was working on a Mac that you could point it to the folder with all your samples in and it would index them all, so if I had 100,000 samples spread across loads of different sample packs I could just open this software type in the work "kick" and it would list off all the samples with the word kick in the file name, you could then click on any of them to preview the audio.

    It was so useful for finding good samples quickly but firstly I have no idea what it was called now, and secondly I work on a PC not a Mac now as well.

    Anyone know anything like this?

    I have a feeling I first heard about it in the Shimon Production Masterclass
     
  2. groelle

    groelle Well-Known Member

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    was in the shimon masterclass yeah. dunno what its called anymore tho.
     
  3. Attire

    Attire Last Winter

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    The one you're thinking of was Mac only last time I checked.
     
  4. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    macs do this easily anyways with the search in the browser within Logic.. can you not just index the sample folder manually using windows and then just use the normal search? what daw you using?
     
  5. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    Iced Audio- AudioFinder. Get bit of kit and makes life real easy. Good for editing samples as well.
     
  6. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    /\ THIS. Fantastic program that can do many amazing, time saving things.
     
  7. JamesZero

    JamesZero aka Zero Beats

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    That's exactly what I was thinking of, cheers for the info mate! Shame it is a Mac only bit of software tho, at least I can use the name of this to try and find a Windows alternative!
     
  8. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    Sorry man, didn't realise that. Presumed it was for both platforms.
     
  9. JamesZero

    JamesZero aka Zero Beats

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    Nah it's all good mate, I googled AudioFiner PC equivalent and found a few bits I can try, hopefully one of them will be as good!