Anchor adds audio enhancement
Spotify’s Anchor has added “audio enhancement” to its app. The company says “A single tap can automatically reduce background noise while leveling your voice and bringing it to the forefront.” Alternatives are Auphonic, which is used by a number of podcast hosts, and Descript’s “studio sound”.
- There’s also a free “speech enhancement” tool currently available from Adobe. (/ht Helene)
Targetspot has sold its digital audio business to Azerion, a Netherlands-based “high growth digital entertainment and media platform”, for US $30m. Targetspot will retain ownership of Winamp; their adsales business, and streaming company Shoutcast, will be now owned by Azerion.
A new audio editor, Trebble, is on-sale for a lifetime price of $69 in AppSumo. It lets you edit your audio using the transcription.
While the UK press will take any opportunity to malign her, it’s worthwhile noting this piece in The Sun, claiming that Meghan Markle speaks more than the guests she’s supposed to be interviewing in her podcast Archetypes.
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Leo Laporte is to retire - from radio. The Tech Guy radio show, which started on KFI-AM in Los Angeles in January 2004 and is carried on over 160 stations, will end on Dec 18.
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