I goofed and need help converting audio files!

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I goofed and need help converting audio files!

Post by m203 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:05 pm

Hi all. I recorded project in 96/32 float bit. I then started a new project in same folder with new rate of 44.1/16 and Cubase asked if I wanted to convert files and I accidentally hit YES. So all my audio recorded at 96/32 got converted to 44.1/16 and now sound like chipmunks! I am praying this was not a destructive edit. I tried to use UNDO and history but no trace. Please help!
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Re: I goofed and need help converting audio files!

Post by Grim » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:48 pm

Well if you converted the files it is very specifically a file conversion....so there is no undo for that.

Your options are to convert them again or to run that project at 44.1k.
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Re: I goofed and need help converting audio files!

Post by Parrotspain » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:36 pm

Just a thought. One of the questions asked when converting sample rates is whether to Keep or Replace the files. I think that if you chose Keep, then the original files should show in the Poll and Audio folder? I know it's a coin toss, but will be worth checking anyway. If not, Grim's post has your remaining options I am afraid.

One more general comment (other posters please don't shoot me). Unless the audio material is very demanding or you have very exceptional ears, the practical quality difference is usually small. I find most people can't tell mp3 from wav which is a huge jump, let alone 44.1 to 96k. Good luck!
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