I want to count the amount of times someone died during the course of a video. My idea to do this was to count the amount of times the death noise (always the same sound) occurs. Now sitting down and counting for an hour or two myself would be very tedious, and seems to be pretty inefficient anyway. This led me to wonder, is there any free software out there that could do this for me?

This software would have to

  • Be able to count the amount of times the death noise occurs
  • Be either very quick, or 100% independent so once started I can leave it running
  • Have no virus / come without additional software
  • Preferably be ad-free
  • Be completely downloadable/free
  • Be compatible with Windows 10

Does anybody know of software that does this efficiently?

  • All people die the same way with the same noise? – Thomas Weller Jun 24 '16 at 6:27
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    @Thomas Yes, it's Super Mario Maker so I need to count how many times the death music plays to see how many times she died – warspyking Jun 24 '16 at 14:13
  • IMHO it could be possible as it's always the same noise. But I don't know a software that does this out of the box. If I had to program this, I'd try a similar approach to auto correlation. – Thomas Weller Jun 27 '16 at 6:17
  • @Thomas I wouldn't know how to begin programming something like this, however I had the same thoughts about how it should be possible. You'd think there'd be a software that could do this. – warspyking Jun 30 '16 at 3:15
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    Would you mind posting 2 sounds: the sound you're trying to find and the sample which contains that sound several times (needn't be complete length) – Thomas Weller Jul 4 '16 at 6:07

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