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Noise Reduction Plug in for ProTools?

Post by linsaysd » Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:04 am

Anyone have any suggestions for a Protools Noise Reduction plug-in<$100? Working on a documentary with some bad source audio (A/C, etc)

A friend recommended Bias' Sound Soap, but it is no longer available.

Suggestions? Thank YOU!

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Post by Nick Sevilla » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:11 pm

Waves NS1 Native is 200
Waves X Noise Native is 500
Waves WNS Noise Supressor is 600

I use those sometimes. They each do slightly different things, to me the best is the Noise

I have not really used other brands...

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Post by Gentleman Jim » Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:43 pm

Don't buy the $99 version of SoundSoap, even if you can find it used for $5. I made that mistake once, and I found it almost completely useless. I say "almost" because there's always that small chance that one day I'm going to want to make something sound like a cheap cassette that was dredged from the bottom of a lake, then dried on the back window shelf of a 1980 Plymouth Gran Fury.

Until then, it's useless.

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Post by Electro-Voice 664 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:03 pm

:D so you're saying there's a chance
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Post by ott0bot » Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:06 pm

that's funny. cause I had a request for a mix to sound like a melted cassette left on the dash of a Plymouth valiant on a balmy Atlanta summer. guess Soundsoap isn't for me either.

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Re: Noise Reduction Plug in for ProTools?

Post by RodPost » Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:35 pm

I can't recommend a good plug-in under $99 but

I have had good results using iZotope RX2 ($350)


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Post by Marc Alan Goodman » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:11 am

I second the izotope RX2 bundle. Well worth it. Simple, effective noise tools.

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Post by Dakota » Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:11 pm

If you are on PC, Voxengo Redunoise is stellar, $100, and much more configurable than the waves noise plugs. And it's just different than the Izotope tools. You'd need to have the vst-to-rtas adapter, a handy thing to have in any case. It runs very stable inside ProTools, and I've had astounding results with it working on very problematic audio post for video. Miracles.

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If you really want to fix up audio, get Izotope RX2

Post by Patanjali » Fri Aug 09, 2013 12:49 pm

RX2 has many modules, all with PT compatibility, with one for noise reduction, with a learning mode.

The spectral display of RX2 is magic to fix up audio. I especially like the Spectral Repair module to just transparently obliterate incidental noises.

RX2 Advanced even has azimuth alignment correction.
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Post by fossiltooth » Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:31 am

I did a pretty comprehensive review of these for SonicScoop a little while back.

My choice would probably be RX2. ... he-market/

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