I wish I had found your ClickFix three years ago. It is an excellent program. Very fast and accurate. It's worth every penny! Your section about saving only the clicks is valuable. That way, you can see if you are removing too much. I like Cool Edit, and this adds a much needed application.
I want to thank you so much for this wonderful program - it is nothing less than the best there is for cleaning up pops, clicks and crackle from vinyl records on their way to becoming "reborn again" as CDs.
Not only do I love your product, I really appreciate the way you respond promptly to my e-mail questions. I wish some of the "BIG" guys would be so responsive, most are quite slow (if they respond at all).
Probably my biggest stumbling block with converting my vintage vinyl was the laborious process of getting rid of the pops and ticks, and I am absolutely stunned at how easily ClickFix takes care of that...
Again, thanks for producing the closest thing to a "magic wand" for those of us digitizing our vinyl collections!
I have been evaluating the trial version of Clickfix for about 5 days now and think it is one of the best programs I've ever used. It could have saved me hundreds of hours of work 2 years ago when I started transferring my LP collection to CD...The preview feature is what really distinguishes Clickfix from the other declicking utilities I've tried. Listening for what is being removed makes the process so much easier and faster!!!
I never cease to be amazed at how fantastic your ClickFix software is in reducing/eliminating audible “clicks” (transients from scratches, nicks, other deformities in LPs) from audio sound tracks. Your “add-in” really gives new life to my ancient-but-venerable old “Cool Edit 2000.” I am finding that with a little “trial and error” practice, there are not many forms of “noise” that cannot be reduced (and for all practical purposes, eliminated) from virtually any type of audio. A tip of the hat to you (again)!
During a recent internet search I found many programs that claim to remove clicks and crackles from the audio recorded from vinyl records. For various reasons, I immediately eliminated most of these programs based on the information provided on the product websites. I short-listed 7 of these programs, ranging in price from about $20 to over $150, which I thoroughly evaluated using several noisy WAV file samples.
Jeffery Klein's ClickFix (Full Version) outperformed ALL of them, even the most expensive packages. ClickFix produced EXCELLENT results in all the tests I performed, and above all, ClickFix does not remove ANY of the wanted audio signal. The default settings work well with widely differing signal levels and music types, so practical use is simple and quick without have to endlessly fiddle with multiple setting slider controls, as is the case with most of the other programs.
Remember that ClickFix only removes the clicks and crackles. The surface noise that remains on really old records can then easily be removed using a good noise cleaning program, giving truly amazing end results. The fact that it is an Cool Edit/Audition plug-in is an added bonus, and the "Force Fix" feature is great for interactive use.
I [have] ClickFix at the ready for not only the occasional touch up of vinyl transcription, but also for those odd dropout moments in any audio source. ClickFix is second-to-none for interstitial fixes under the 100 ms limit. Always top shelf results! A most wonderful tool, working better and more efficiently than other software.
But what an amazing product you've created! I'm still reeling from using it over the weekend. I can't believe that I actually restored some of the oldest and most damaged albums in my collection. I couldn't detect any scratches or pops after the process, even with headphones! Truly Amazing!!
Thanks for ClickFix! I'm definitely going to tell all my friends that have Audition.
You may be interested to know that I work in support of a hospital broadcasting service and a blind persons cassette newspaper - both very nostalgia-based; we use many old vinyl (occasionally shellac) discs from collectors and boot fairs (? garage sales in the US) to source this old material - Clickfix is a great improvement on the Cool Edit Pro processor - much faster as well. Thanks for a useful plug-in.
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