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ComfyUI Node: (deforum) Beat Detection v2

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(deforum) Beat Detection v2 Description

Analyze audio files to detect beats for synchronized visual elements in AI art.

(deforum) Beat Detection v2:

The BeatDetectionNode is designed to analyze audio files and detect the timing of beats within the audio. This node is particularly useful for AI artists who want to synchronize visual elements with the rhythm of a soundtrack. By identifying the precise moments when beats occur, you can create animations, visual effects, or other multimedia content that dynamically responds to the music. The node leverages advanced audio processing techniques to ensure accurate beat detection, making it an essential tool for creating engaging and rhythmically synchronized art.

(deforum) Beat Detection v2 Input Parameters:


This parameter accepts an audio file that you want to analyze for beat detection. The audio file should be in a format that the node can process, such as WAV or MP3. The quality and clarity of the audio can impact the accuracy of beat detection, so it is recommended to use high-quality audio files.


The sample rate parameter specifies the number of samples per second in the audio file. It determines the resolution of the audio data and can affect the precision of beat detection. The default value is 44100, which is the standard sample rate for CD-quality audio. The minimum value is 8000, and the maximum value is 200000, with a step size of 1. Adjusting the sample rate can help optimize the node's performance for different types of audio content.

(deforum) Beat Detection v2 Output Parameters:


This output parameter provides the times at which beats are detected in the audio file. The beat times are returned as an array of time values in seconds, indicating the precise moments when beats occur. This information can be used to synchronize visual elements with the audio, create rhythm-based animations, or analyze the tempo and structure of the music.

(deforum) Beat Detection v2 Usage Tips:

  • Ensure that the audio file is of high quality and free from excessive noise or distortion to improve the accuracy of beat detection.
  • Experiment with different sample rates to find the optimal setting for your specific audio content. Higher sample rates can provide more precise beat detection but may require more processing power.
  • Use the beat times output to synchronize visual elements with the music, creating dynamic and engaging multimedia content that responds to the rhythm of the audio.

(deforum) Beat Detection v2 Common Errors and Solutions:

Audio file format not supported

  • Explanation: The audio file provided is in a format that the node cannot process.
  • Solution: Convert the audio file to a supported format, such as WAV or MP3, and try again.

Sample rate out of range

  • Explanation: The sample rate specified is outside the acceptable range of 8000 to 200000.
  • Solution: Adjust the sample rate to a value within the specified range and try again.

Audio data is corrupted or unreadable

  • Explanation: The audio file may be corrupted or contain unreadable data.
  • Solution: Verify the integrity of the audio file and ensure it is not corrupted. If necessary, obtain a new copy of the audio file and try again.

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