"As I was working on a sound track project for a science-fiction
film I've been working on, I remembered reading an article in Free
Software Magazine, by Gianluca Pignalberi, in which he described
filtering using Gimp and a command-line program then called "ARSE"
(version 0.1). The program is now called "The Analysis &
Resynthesis Sound Spectrograph" ("ARSS", now version 0.2.3).
Combined with an image editor of your choice (I also chose Gimp),
it also turns out to be a very interesting way to make original
sound effects — by painting the sound spectrum. Making Movies
with Free Software
"This article is part of an on-going series on the challenges
I've faced in producing two free-licensed movies, Marya Morevna,
through the Morevna Project and Lunatics, which we are working on
as Anansi Spaceworks."