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Offline Obsidian

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Slow down...
« on: February 21, 2014, 01:17:14 AM »
Lately I’ve been transcribing some things and I keep hitting spots where I can get the general pattern down, but things are just played so fast I can’t nail it. (the same with learning some tough bits in other peoples songs) I keep on putting things away where I should push on (and become a better player).

What I am looking for is a bit of software (preferably for free) that is stupidly easy to use, to slow things down and keep the pitch mostly accurate.

What do you guys use? What is good and simple?

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Offline danjazzny

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Re: Slow down...
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2014, 05:36:05 AM »
I use the "Amazing Slow Downer". I've been using it for years and it wasn't too expensive. If I can use it that's proof of its simplicity.  ;)

http://www.ronimusic.com/amsldowin.htm
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Offline MercySeat

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Re: Slow down...
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2014, 03:17:17 PM »
Oh cool thanks :-)
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Offline ParkerBrown

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Re: Slow down...
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2014, 12:23:41 AM »
Since the topic has resurfaced, does anyone know of a stand-alone device or software for a Mac that will do the same thing?  Thanks

Ken

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Offline danjazzny

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« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2014, 05:02:50 AM »
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Offline ParkerBrown

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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2014, 02:22:02 PM »
Thanks man, I guess I should have probed around the website a bit. That
is definitely a cool piece of software; $49.95 seems like a very reasonable
price and it does a lot of neat things!  Looking forward to getting this running on my computer.
Finally, a chance to borrow a few tricks from people who can play faster than I can think.

Thanks again,
Ken

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Offline danjazzny

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« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2014, 03:15:53 PM »
It's a handy tool for sure!   8)
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Offline billy

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« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2014, 10:17:33 AM »
I think there's an ipad app too.
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Offline Big Swifty

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Re: Slow down...
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2014, 07:23:11 PM »
Well, better late than never i suppose...

I've been using software called "Transcribe!" for years, both on PC and Mac.

Works great, lots of features, also simple, and even plays vids, so you can slow down clips and try see how they actually do what they do (that part is a bit of stuffing around to get the video into the right format, but do-able. I done did it once or twice!)

Ciao

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