How to reduce "P" popping sound in finished recordings?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by craighereatmac, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. craighereatmac macrumors newbie

    Oct 14, 2010
    I have a spoken word recording with some popping "P" sounds. I know these can be avoided during the recording process, but what about editing them out of an existing recording? Does anyone know of a way?
  2. Tomorrow macrumors 604


    Mar 2, 2008
    Always a day away
    If you have a program like Audacity (free download), you can select a very brief section of the recording that includes only the "pop," which would look like a spike in the waveform. Then reduce the volume of that section. We're talking about only a tiny fraction of a second, here.
  3. craighereatmac thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 14, 2010
    Ok great, thank you very much. I forgot to say I am using Garageband, and I can lower the sound for the pops using Garageband.

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