I've been holding off posting this for a while now mainly because I wasn't sure if I could explain it correctly, but I'll try. Included are eight 2 second wav samples, each resampled to a different sample rate as follows: 8000Hz, 11025Hz, 22050Hz, 44100Hz, 88200Hz, 176400Hz, 352800Hz, & 2822400Hz.
If you zoom way in on the samples, you'll notice that they all have a straight line of sample ponts leveled at about -2.5db. That's not important for right now, but it does have its uses. I can explain that later. Basically it's a good starting point for hand drawing wave shapes using the various tools and functions in the wav editor...if you had the inkling to.
But for right now, what's important is the sample rate of each file. With just a few clicks, you can take any sample and stretch or shrink it depending on which sample rate to choose, and it's almost instantaneous.
A few things to note:
1. Changing to a lower rate will always pich the sample down and vice-versa for sampling up.
2. Changing to a lower rate is destructive of course, so there will be some loss of quality.
3. The samples are all Mono. If you want to stretch a stereo sample you'll need to remember to change resample files to stereo also in the process.
So how does it work? ...
1.First you start will the file you want to stretch loaded into the editor. Then under the edit tab click copy and load that sample into ram.
2.Now a little playing around with this and some basic math and it doesn't take long to figure out which of the resamples to choose to get the stretch that you want, but the next step after your sample is loaded into ram, you load a resample.
3. Now as mentioned before, if your stretching a stereo sample, switch the resample to stereo also.
4.Now back to the edit tab, click remove and then paste.
You should instantly get a resampled version of your original file. If you're happy with it, to set it back to 44.1khz without restretching is as simple as applying any bypassed effect.
One other note... occasionally when resampling you might be left with a small click at the very tail of the sample. So far I've only noticed it to be 4 or 5 sample points at the most and they're easy enough to fix using fade out or smoothen or mute.
And here's the kit: