Sound terms

Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope
Top 10 sound terms
HyperX Cloud headset with microphone

Frequency response
Line in
Audio output device
Line out
Voice recognition
Multimedia
Microphone
Headphones
Audio
iPod

Number

3D audio

A
Dolby ac-1 ac-2 ac-3

AAC
AC-1
AC-2
AC-3
AC'97
Adaptive delta pulse code modulation
Adobe Audition
ADPCM
Amazon Music
Ambient
Amplify
Analog signals
Apple earbuds
Apple Music
ATRAC
Audacity
Audible
Audio
Audiobook
Audio conversion device
Audio feedback
Audio output device
Audiophile
Audio software
AVR

B

Band
Bandcamp
BandLab
Bitrate

C

Cakewalk
Content-aware
Cubase

D

DAC
DAE
DAW
Decibel
Digital audio workstation
DJ
Dolby AC-1
Dolby AC-2
Dolby AC-3

E

EQ
Equalizer
Equalizer APO

F

Feedback
FLAC
FL Studio
Frequency
Frequency response
Fresnel zone

G

Google Nest

H

Headphone amp
Headphones
Headset
Hertz
High fidelity

I

Indeo
Insulator
iPod
IrfanView
iTunes

J

Jitter buster

K

Kilohertz

L

LibriVox
Line in
Line out
Live!Ware
Logic Pro
Lossless compression
Lossy compression
Low frequency
LP
LPS

M
MPU 401 in white lettering on blue background

Memo
Microphone
MIDI
Mini plug
MP3
MPC
MPU-401
Multimedia
Music
Musical Instrument Digital Interface
Mute

N

Neper
Nest Audio
Nest Mini
Noise
Noise cancellation
Normalize
Notator

O

OpenAL

P

Pitch
Playback
Playlist
Pro Tools

Q

Currently, no listings.

R

Radio Frequency
Register
RF
RIAA
RTTTL

S
SPDIF connection on a computer motherboard

Sampling
Shazam
Smart speaker
Social audio
Sound
SoundBlaster
Sound buffer
Sound card
Sound feedback
Sound in
Sound out
S/PDIF
Speaker
Speech synthesis
Stutter
Subwoofer
Synthesizer

T

THD
THX
TikTok
Total Harmonic Distortion
Tweeter

U

Currently, no listings.

V

VBR
Voice coil
Voice-over
Voice recognition
Volume

W

Watt
Wav
Wave
Wave audio
Waveform editor
Wavelength
Wavetable synthesis
White noise
WMA

X

Currently, no listings.

Y

Currently, no listings.

Z

Zipi
Zune

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