Spectral envelope

Term Category: Acoustics

The spectral envelope refers to the overall shape of the frequency spectrum of a sound signal. It represents the distribution of energy across different frequencies in the sound. In audio processing and music production, the spectral envelope is essential in shaping the tonal quality or timbre of a sound. By adjusting the spectral envelope, engineers and musicians can emphasize or attenuate certain frequency components, altering the sound's characteristics.

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