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Sound forge changes bit rate when overwritting

In Sound Forge 10.0 I cannot keep the same bitrate whenever i overwrite a file. Any solution? My Template box at the "Save as" dialog box is set up for 128 Kbps. If If I rename the file it will be ...
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How can I graph the bitrate of an audio file?

I found a program called Bitrate Viewer, but it draws video bitrate only. Is there any way I can view the bitrate of an audio file as well?
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Does it make sense converting a file to a higher audio bitrate?

When a certain file (mp4, flv, etc) has a 95 kbps audio bitrate - does it make sense outputing to a higher bitrate when converting to mp3 or other format (be it lossy or not)? Would this result in ...
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Why are mp3 bitrates usually multiples of 32? (powers of 2)

I understand why multiples of 2 show up so often in with computers because of their binary nature, but I haven't been able to figure out the most common mp3 bitrates (64kbps, 128kbps, 160kbps, ...
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How to know whether a audio file is CBR or VBR?

File size of an CBR(Constant bitrate) audio recording can be calculated using a formula: File Size (Bytes) = (sampling rate) × (bit depth) × (number of channels) × (seconds) / 8 E.g., a 70 minutes ...
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How to generate a 8 bit per sample wav audio file in VLC

I'm using the following vlc command line to extract first 5 minutes of audio from video file "-I dummy -vvv --no-sout-video --sout-audio --no-sout-rtp-sap --no-sout-standard-sap --ttl=1 ...
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What does the sample rate and sample size of audio means?

In a MP3 audio file, I know theres a bitrate of audio which tells the number of bits in seconds are being used by the player, in other words a measure of quality of audio. But I'm confused with the ...
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How to change audio frequency?

I want to change the frequency of an audio file. Meaning: the whole file should sound (say) one octave higher or lower. How to do it? Using ffmpeg or other command line open source tool would be ...
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How to find out what the bitrate is of my audio file?

I wondered how I could find out what the bitrate is of my ogg audio file? My Operating System is Windows 7 32 bit, if that would make any difference.
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Audio file Bitrate

how do you determine whether an audio file was ripped at the same bitrate as its tags claim? I mean, you could always rip it at a low rate and re-encode it with a higher bitrate (of course the quality ...
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Audio conversion quality

Folks, If I'm looking to salvage as much audio quality as possible for music files while still reducing the overall file size and moderating the volume, is it better to appy gain reduction (eg: from ...