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I use a nice little program called Audio Cleaning Lab by Magix. I usually get very good results, but sometimes, and increasingly, when I create the audio CD, the encoding goes haywire. It'll start out fine, but somewhere into it, the response gets trebley and gets worse until it disintegrates into pure white noise. In the most recent instance of this, the playback was clean on the timeline for the first 6 minutes. Then, you'd begin to hear a spitty treble quality to the voice until things would get very bad by the eighth minute. By briefly pausing and un-pausing playback every six minutes, I was able to maintain a clean real-time output that I recorded "live". Outputting to CD within the program was not an option, as the processing, etc. to get it to burn onto disk created the noise problem every time. This has happened several times now, though not always, and I have not been able to identify the one (or more) variable that could be causing this. Any ideas??? Thank you for any response!! Peace, Steve steveunkles@yahoo.com

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Id say its a driver or a hardware issue, I recently had a similiar problem with my soundcard, the sound would get worse and worse it was like you could hear raining from the soundcard. I had to switch to 4ch and back to 2ch to get the crackling and raining out. I haven't had the problem since I got new drivers for my sound card.

Id say there is noting wrong with the program, its most likely a driver or a hardware problem, try updateing your drivers and see what happens.

Thanks,
Ekse

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