User:Maffblaster/Drafts/Active noise control

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Active noise control is a broad term that includes noise management techniques such as noise suppression, noise cancellation, active noise reduction. Apply these technology with audio software makes a large difference in the effectiveness of collaborative communication.

During the season of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, active noise control technology became a must have for users of open source software.

Available software and articles

Here are some active noise control packages available in Gentoo:

Name Package Homepage Description
Audacity media-sound/audacity A multi-track audio editor that can perform noise control via plugins.
Cadmus N/A A graphical application to remove background noise from audio in real-time (PulseAudio).
NoiseTorch N/A A real time noise cancelling virtual microphone (PulseAudio).


Active noise control software is controlled through a variety of means. Most have a standalone.