Can you take out wind noise?

Is it possible to take out wind sounds in video? Or make audio sound better?

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Try the High Pass filter or the Band Pass filter and play with the settings.
If there is also voices in the audio, after removing the wind sound, you’ll probably need to adjust the volume (Gain/Volume filter) and then add some low frequencies back (Bass & Treble filter)

I wish.

A did a quick test with some audio found online.
I used the Band Pass filter.

It’s not perfect, I’m not an expert and I didn’t experiment very long with the settings, but there is an improvement.


@MusicalBox wow I’ll say. that’s a big improvement… I’ll have to try these filters… I often pickup wind noise while shooting RC slope gliders perhaps it won’t be as distracting if I use these. Thanks :grinning:

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For the purposes of that clip, it is a tremendous improvement.

He is dealing with deep wind rumble, and is of an age that the upward shift of the energy peak in his voice tones is contextually not inappropriate.
The little bit of wind noise that is left is the high-frequency “blue noise” which is the part that plagues my videos. Filtering it out removes that part of human speech which forms the letters “T”, “S” and “H” and differentiates “PA” from “BA”.
I have sought and obtained professional advice on my case; the recommendations were brands and models of microphones and wind reducing “Dead Cat” microphone covers.

Of course, the best way to remove all the winds noises from a video is to eliminate them before recording.

The audio I used is from this YouTube video.

The technique he uses is simple and seems very effective

It could be done in various more ways, but if you need an free and totally professional solution then you can install audacity on you PC, And then you can watch tutorials on audacity. I also use audacity for most of my audio works.

If you have installed it, then you can watch this tutorial from Justin Brown’s channel:-

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Pass filters are a great tool for eliminating (or reducing) certain frequency ranges.
In this case, I use the bandpass filter to get the range of the human voice through. I set the center value to 800 Hz and a bandwidth of 200 Hz. Thus frequencies below 700 Hz and above 900 Hz are gradually reduced the farther they are from the center frequency.
This does not prevent noise that coincides in the frequency range from 700 to 900 Hz but it helps a lot and at the same time, the natural tone of voice is maintained.
Further control is also possible using the low pass and high pass filters (the bandpass filter is a combination of these two), to better adjust the low and high cut-off frequencies.

In some cases, a compressor can also be used so that loud noises are reduced and are not so annoying.

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Used this to remove traffic noise (a car passing by briefly). It worked great!

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You probably dont mean MHz? :slight_smile: This should be just Hz i guess :wink:
But you repeat the MHz again and again, so i got confused…

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Yeah, I’m so focused on the translator that I didn’t notice this, hahaha.
I’ll correct it now.