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Re: Exporting Sound

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  • Subject: [mg83841] Re: Exporting Sound
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve at>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2007 04:08:04 -0500 (EST)
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This is an example of what you need to do:


This first generates a sampled sound, and then exports these samples in WAV 

Steve Luttrell
West Malvern, UK

"Helen Read" <hpr at> wrote in message 
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> Has anyone succeeded in exporting sounds (as .wav) from v.6? The
> documentation indicates that this is possible, but I could not find a
> single example of how to actually do it.
> As a simple example (I'm actually working with far more complicated
> sounds), try this.
> ding = SoundNote["F", 1, "Tinklebell"];
> Sound[ding] brings up a GUI for playing the ding sound.
> EmitSound[Sound[ding]] can be used to play the sound programatically.
> But what is it that I'm supposed to export?
> Export["ding.wav",ding] does not work,
> nor does Export["ding.wav",Sound[ding]]
> nor does Export["ding.wav",EmitSound[Sound[ding]]]
> (I admit this last was a longshot, but I tried everything I could think 
> of.)
> Depending on whether I try to export the SoundNote itself, or the Sound,
> or the EmitSound, I get error messages like:
> First::normal: Nonatomic expression expected at position 1 in First[None].
> Or:
> Export::nodta: "Null contains no data that can be exported to the WAV
> format."
> Or:
> Export::nodta: <<1>> contains no data that can be exported to the
> WAV format."
> So again, what is that I'm supposed to export?
> -- 
> Helen Read
> University of Vermont

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