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Audio Effects - Signal Processing

Audio Effects
Time Based vs Gain Based

Audio Effects are catagoized based on "Time" or "Gain".  Time Based effects make the signal longer or shorter than the original.  Gain Based effects make the signal louder or softer than the original. 

Listen to examples of Audio Effects. Are they Time Based or Gain Based?

Audio Effects manipulate the sound by changing various parameters of the sound.


They are important because it engages audiences: it helps deliver information, it increases the production value and it evokes emotional responses.