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  1. Support for in-app browsing of Garageband sounds/loops

    The in app browser of media such as Garageband sounds and loops, or FinalCut sound effects, etc. is a handy feature of Apple's pro apps. It would be super helpful to be able to easily access these within Hindenburg.

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  2. Smoother Scrolling

    Scrolling around in Hindenburg's editor is visually slow and choppy, I would love this smoothed out with hardware acceleration.

    9 votes
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  3. Allow audio level to be increased more than +15 dB

    As a public affairs journalist, sometimes I have to rely on others for audio — court proceedings, for example — and sometimes it comes in way too low, even after increasing it the maximum 15 dB. In these cases, I could maximize the level, export, reimport, and increase the level again. But typically I just open the file in Adobe Audition and do the increase there.

    I'm sure there's a reason for the 15 dB cap, but it would be nice to be able to exceed it when necessary.

    Thanks for considering it!

    3 votes
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  4. Color coding clips

    I would like to be able to color code clips in a session.

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  5. Jump to previous/next marker

    Currently PgUp/PgDn navigates to the previous/next event. Often there are quite many of these events because of the numerous splices. It would be a nice feature to have a shortcut that only jumps to markers (and maybe cue points) ignoring splices in between.

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  6. Dropping markers from mobile devices.

    Would love to be able to listen to my recording on my iphone and with the simple touch of a button, drop markers where I need to make edits and then import those markers (linked to timecode?) into my hindenburg edit software for my final editing. This would be a great streamline to workflow because I could listen to my recorded session for necessary edits while driving.

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  7. Two details to further improve publication in Spreaker

    Thank you for implementing the Spreaker publication and for the improvements. I think two details are missing to make it perfect and practical:
    1.- Allow automatic publication of pictures. Both the general and the chapters.
    2. Allow the automatic publication of the description field.

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  8. Session import: option to specify into existing tracks or new tracks and to specify whether effects should be imported as well

    I think the session import feature is stellar. However, I wish there was an option to specify whether the imported tracks are to be imported into existing tracks or should create new tracks. Additionally, if they are to be imported into new tracks, it would be great to have the option to also import any effects and settings.

    Also, if it were possible to import across sample rates, that would be great.

    It’s probably an edge case. But it would be nice.

    Still convinced Hindenburg is the best :-)

    Bryan

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  9. Return to last edit point when opening a recent session

    When I open a recent session, I almost always want it to open to my last edit point so I can continue where I left off. Instead, it always opens at the beginning of the session. That means I either have to remember to place a marker where I left off or I have to write down the time stamp. Or more often I forget to do either and have to go searching for my last edit point!

    This could be fixed by showing a dialogue box when you close the session. There could be a check box to return…

    5 votes
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  10. Reference source files instead of copy to project folder

    I'm producing podcasts and notice that my source files (intro music, interview recordings, audio tags, etc.) are being duplicated in the project folder. Since I record ~1hr multitrack interviews, this adds up.
    It would be great to have Hindenburg reference the source files similar to Final Cut Pro X or Lightroom.

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  11. PDF support for book importation for narrator

    I've received a book in PDF format I'm to narrate. Converting it to epub makes it unreadable (images of the chapter text extend beyond the screen).
    Importing PDF and .doc files should be added to the narrator software. As it is, it's unusable for me :(
    Also - add
    Import > Audio

           > Book/Manuscript
    

    into the "import" submenu and get rid of "open" for the manuscript. You call it "import" in your tutorials. It should be in the "import" function, not an "open" function.

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  12. Custom Keyboard Shortcuts

    Custom keyboard shortcuts are the way to streamline the workflow. So far, I find the predefined shortcuts clumsy and awkward. I know you're product is different, but if there's one thing you can emulate from Adobe Audition, it's the ability to create custom keyboard shortcuts. that's going to be a game changer.

    30 votes
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  13. Use Multiple Cores for Book Exporting

    Having observed many a book exported in HABC (NLS), I've noticed that Hindy uses a single core to encode audio files even if there are multiple cores available (see attached). I think it would speed up the process (and reduce the thumb-twiddling) if Hindy could make use of all available cores.

    6 votes
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  14. Close file without closing Hindenburg

    It would be nice to be able to close a session without having to Exit from Hindenburg.

    Most similar programs let you do that.

    Thanks!

    Rowby

    4 votes
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  15. Text/Narration parallel to the audio wave

    In times when more and more audio transcriptions in better quality is available (e.g. Trint), it would be nice to combine these transcriptions with its time stamps and attach them to the audio in Hindenburg exactly in time, like it is possible in Audacity with captions.

    15 votes
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  16. Recording more than two tracks on a skype/call record

    I use the skype/call record feature often, it's helpful and wonderful! However, you can only record the call track + one other track. I often am recording two hosts interviewing a guest via Skype/call recorder and end up having to set up a separate audio recorder for the second host and sync it up later. That's a bummer :( It'd be awesome if we were able to record the call/skype on one track and then multiple mics on multiple tracks!

    15 votes
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  17. Different types of non-linear fades?

    I love Hindenburg. One thing I would use all the time is the option to use different shapes of fades, besides the linear fade that currently exists. Right now, I play with the fade shapes by hand and it takes ~30s to make a nice S fade. What if it only took 2 seconds! Any plans on that for the future? Thanks!

    Henry Molofsky
    Pineapple Street Media

    18 votes
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  18. Compatible with izotope Rx plug in

    Hey guys,

    RX is now available as a plug in, compatible with most DAWs.
    https://www.izotope.com/en/products/repair-and-edit/rx-plug-in-pack.html
    Can you talk with them and get the plug in sorted out. Win win for both of you, and they need to know you are there to cater for.

    14 votes
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  19. Templates for ID3 Tagging

    It would be great if you could add templates for the Podcast ID3 tagging under properties... there are just so many items to fill out and for episodes of a show, that is a silly amount of work to do over and over again. Not only that, but it is hard to remember exactly how you did the previous episode without pulling it up.

    This means I need to export the mp3, use the ID3 Tag Editor, look at a previous episode, etc. and can't just push directly from Hindy to libsyn.

    15 votes
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  20. Template projects

    It would be great to be able to choose from a series of templates when starting a new project. Ideally I'd like to designate an existing project as a template. Hindenburg would then remove all audio that is not currently used in the editor or clipboard to minimize the size of that project. That would greatly improve my workflow.

    71 votes
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