Glossary

AIFF   an abbreviation for audio interchange file format; a sound file format capable of high-quality reproduction.

Aliasing   a digital audio artifact typically heard when the frequency (cycles per second) of a reproduced sound is more than half the value of the sampling frequency (samples per second) used to capture that sound. Ambiance a sound cue that acts as an environmental backdrop to a scene, often a wash of sound without loud or distinguishing elements that would bring undesired attention to the track.

Associate sound designer   a member of the sound team who works with the sound designer in a design capacity, making artistic decisions. An associate designer might also be employed when the primary designer is unavailable due ...

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