Is there an EQ or frequency analyser with drag and drop function?

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KVRAF
5307 posts since 28 Dec, 2015 from Hanover, Germany

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:34 am

I'm looking for an EQ or frequency analyser which can analyse complete tracks for their tonal balance (frequency curve) via drag and drop of audio files.

Desired workflow would be: open thes EQ stand-alone, drag and drop the track audio file and after some seconds you see the tonal balance (frequency domain) of it.

In loudness domain it's possible for example with Youlean Analyser, but in frequency domain?

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KVRAF
10316 posts since 4 Jan, 2017 from Warsaw, Poland

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:06 am

martinjuenke wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:34 am
I'm looking for an EQ or frequency analyser which can analyse complete tracks for their tonal balance (frequency curve) via drag and drop of audio files.
Some DAWs, definitely Reaper, Cubase's Spectralayers, I think FL too; can display spectrogram instead of / in addition to traditional audio waveform, which is a distribution of frequencies - represented by different colours - over time:

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If you want standalone, Audacity has that too:
https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/spe ... _view.html
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5307 posts since 28 Dec, 2015 from Hanover, Germany

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:54 am

That's not exactly what I'm looking for.
The result I'd like to have would be a simple curve from 20Hz to 20kHz.
Someting like iZotope Tonal Balance is using.

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Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:57 am

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KVRAF
10316 posts since 4 Jan, 2017 from Warsaw, Poland

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:08 am

martinjuenke wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:54 am
That's not exactly what I'm looking for.
The result I'd like to have would be a simple curve from 20Hz to 20kHz.
Someting like iZotope Tonal Balance is using.
But how would that work over time? At any given moment there's a whole spectrum of frequencien in an audio signal convering that range. That's why spectrograms were invented, to show the strength of the signal across frequencies over time, i.e. you have frequency bottom to the top, it's strength is represented as a colour from and time goes left to right.

Tonal Balance Control only looks at the short span of time, so it's basically a spectrum analyser with long(er) analysis window.
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5307 posts since 28 Dec, 2015 from Hanover, Germany

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:52 am

I think of Tokyo Dawn EQ pink noise match procedure which produces a track frequency curve and a proposal to adjust it via different EG settings. Only convenience downside is that you have to play the whole track to get that info.

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5307 posts since 28 Dec, 2015 from Hanover, Germany

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:53 am

antic604 wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:08 am

Tonal Balance Control only looks at the short span of time, so it's basically a spectrum analyser with long(er) analysis window.
You can set it to measure the whole track afaik.
(But not as drag and drop)

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KVRAF
3713 posts since 7 Sep, 2002

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:03 am

In SPAN Plus you can load a Static spectrum from a WAV, AIFF or FLAC file. That's not a drag&drop, but if you have a folder with tracks, it's a similarly convenient feature.
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KVRian
824 posts since 21 Nov, 2015

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:03 am

Melda's AutoDynamic EQ can do that; yet no Drag & Drop, afaik.
https://www.meldaproduction.com/MAutoDynamicEq
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