Vapor Trails "Remastered"
The process created to remove the digital distortion/clipping or "crackle" (adversely affected the louder sections of VT) is summarized below.
Convert to 32-bit
Run Cool Edit Pro 'Clip Restoration ' ('Restore Normal' preset) except with a -2.6dB setting.
Run ( http://www.waves.com ) with the following settings: -1.3 dB Threshold, 0 dB Out Ceiling, ARC Enable 16-bit, Dither = Type1, Shaping = Ultra)
Repeat steps 2 and 3
Convert to 16-bit and Save
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** The excerpts above were 'cleaned up' with a process developed by Xanadar Nuitari and me (MitA).
|Secret Touch ('remastered' version)||(.wav format - excerpt only)|
|Secret Touch (original version)||(.wav format - excerpt only)|
The VT "remaster" history and process
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I. - VT-crackle-reduction-concept-and-idea
II. - the-vt-crackle-reduction-project-perfecting-the-formula
III. - initial-reaction
IV. - afterthoughts-questions-and-comments