Tag Archives: sound

Convert audio files to .caf (iOS audio format)

To convert audio files to .caf (Core Audio Format), check out this tutorial. You can use the Terminal, or a free app that does the conversion. More on .caf here. Some example sound files: Archive

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From the SoundManager website: “Using HTML5 and Flash, SoundManager 2 provides reliable cross-platform audio under a single JavaScript API. (…) SoundManager 2 gives you a simple but powerful API that supports both new and old, using HTML5 audio where supported and an … Continue reading

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Beyond HTML5: experiments with interactive audio

The combination of HTML5, JavaScript and the evolution of browsers will allow for audio manipulation and visualization similar to what can today be achieved with Flash. David Humphrey has been experimenting on top of Mozilla’s extensible platform. His explorations can … Continue reading

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Recent interactive online music projects @ Rhizome

Reposted from my blog: Rhizome.org has recently showcased several interactive online music projects (mostly built with Flash): String Theories (2008) – Sinem Erkas http://rhizome.org/editorial/3254 Play (And Record) The Piano (2010) – Kokokaka http://rhizome.org/editorial/3255 Raindrop Melody Maker (2009) – Lullatone and … Continue reading

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Flash sound update

About a year ago I posted about the new sound capabilities in Flash player 10: http://mlab.taik.fi/mediacode/archives/110 It seemed to be a direct result of the “Adobe Make Some Noise” campaign: http://www.make-some-noise.info/ Although the results were not what was expected originally, … Continue reading

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Flash Sound Visualizer Links

Some assorted links of examples, tutorials and reflections regarding sound visualizers in Flash: 1. Tutorials http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/9.0/main/00000296.html http://www.ultrashock.com/tutorials/flash8/spectrum.php http://www.thetechlabs.com/sound/create-a-as3-flash-9-mp3-player-with-spectrum-display/ http://www.thetechlabs.com/3d/create-a-as3-mp3-player-with-papervision3d-spectrum-display/ http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?cid=8E9A0 2. Examples with source code http://www.terrypaton.com/as3-sound-spectrum/ http://www.anttikupila.com/flash/revolt-actionscript-3-based-spectrum-analyzer-source-released/ http://labs.blitzagency.com/?p=118 http://clockmaker.jp/blog-en/2008/11/pv3d_visualizer/ 3. Links to visualizers http://diaghe.com/blog/?p=19 http://www.gskinner.com/blog/archives/2006/10/as3_music_visua.html http://theflashblog.com/?p=197 4. Discussion http://www.ultrashock.com/forums/actionscript/as3-soundmixer-computespectrum-82605.html http://www.actionscript.org/forums/showthread.php3?t=176574 … Continue reading

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Popforge Sound Library (AS3)

Popforge sound library is bundled with many sound processing and manipulation possibilities. The library is developed by Andre Michelle and Joa Ebert. Please note that Flash example files are under trunk menu. One needs to download them as well as … Continue reading

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Detecting microphone activity

I found this on the Adobe website: Programming ActionScript 3.0 > Working with sound > Capturing sound input > Detecting microphone activity http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/9.0/main/wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/wwhelp.htm?context=LiveDocs_Parts&file=00000301.html It’s still in the Flash 9 documentation, but might be useful for a simple sound detection application.

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Generating sounds dynamically in Flash Player 10

Very good examples about dynamic sound generation in Flash: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flash/articles/dynamic_sound_generation/index.html

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Flash 10 – Adobe makes some noise

Adobe is developing Flash 10 Player: http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/ You might be aware of the “Adobe, Make Some Noise!” campaign to bring more sound features to Flash: http://www.make-some-noise.info/ Well, it seems Adobe is making some noise. Check out Tinic Uro’s blog: http://www.kaourantin.net/2008/05/adobe-is-making-some-noise-part-1.html … Continue reading

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