Comparing sounds with Overtone Analyzer (Part 1)

Comparing sounds with Overtone Analyzer (Part 1)

Published on Aug 14, 2013

This tutorial shows how to compare audio recordings with the sound visualization software “Overtone Analyzer”. It explains how to mark sections of interest, and how to copy them to a new file, and how to display several files side-by-side for easy comparison. This tutorial applies to “Overtone Analyzer Live”, but it can also be followed with the Premium Edition. More about Overtone Analyzer at http://www.sygyt.com

Overtone Analyzer Quickstart Tutorial: record and visualize your voice

Overtone Analyzer Quickstart Tutorial: record and visualize your voice

Published on Mar 10, 2013

This video was made for Overtone Analyzer Live 4.0. The software has now been renamed into VoceVista Video 5.0. You can find an overview of all editions of the software at http://www.sygyt.com/en/products/ This is a video version of the quickstart tutorial for Overtone Analyzer that can be found at http://www.sygyt.com/en/quickstart. The video explains the basic features of the software and how to use them to record and visualize your voice or instrument. In particular, I’m showing you to set up your microphone, how to make a recording, how to play it back and listen to it, how to visualize the fundamental pitch, the spectrum, and the spectrogram, how to apply frequency filters to listen to individual overtones, and how to use the overtone sliders. Contents: 00:00 Introduction 00:17 Applying the Quickstart Profile 00:49 Select microphone and set input volume 02:20 Start recording, play tone on piano keyboard and sing it 03:14 Zoom and scroll frequency range and time range 04:52 Long-term view and short-term view 05:55 Replay a selection 07:07 Spectrum and Spectrogram 08:36 Frequency Filter 10:46 Overtone Slider 11:57 Conclusion

Sygyt Software: maker of Overtone Analyzer and VoceVista Video

Now available: VoceVista Video Pro 5.1.0

What’s new

VoceVista Video

VoceVista Video is a software application for the interactive recording and exploration of sounds. The visual display of a sound enables the quick recognition of the fundamental melody, the sound color (timbre) and the overtones. It also makes it easy to visually compare audio files.
VoceVista Video is particularly suited as a feedback tool to practice singing, and to document vocal development over the course of a voice education or therapy. Learn more

Voice Education / Therapy

  • Record voice lessons
  • Explain vocal phenomena
  • Create and repeat exercises
  • Document progress of vocal development

Singing teachers and students

  • Visual feedback through display of singer’s formant, vocal onset, timbre, vibrato
  • Practice intervals and melodies, monitor pitch
  • Study and teach overtone singing

Instrument builders / singing bowl makers and vendors

  • very precise frequency measurement, even for instruments such as singing bowls that have several independent tones
  • Measure planetary tones and other tonal systems
  • Document sound characteristics

Musicians and Music Teachers

  • Visualize the relationship between physics of sound and perception of music
  • Transcribe musical recordings
  • Assign and reproduce harmonic intervals as teaching- and composition aid

https://www.sygyt.com/en/