Reaper FAQs#

Reaper is a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) that is low-cost, fast, and has a large following. It is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux.

How do I make all the channels in a file have the same volume?#

If you are recording a conversation, it is useful to have everyone speaking at the same volume.

Step 1#

  • Plugin: JS: Event Horizon Limiter/Clipper
  • Threshold: -10
  • Ceiling: -15

Step 2#

  • Plugin: VST: ReaComp (Cockos)
  • Preset: Modern Vocal

Step 3#

Render each track to its own file

Step 4#

Normalize (common gain).

The waveforms on all the tracks should look similar now.


How do I clean up background noise in Reaper?#

Step 1#

Add ReaFir plugin

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