audio quality of vocal harmonies

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audio quality of vocal harmonies

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I should just test this but wanted to throw this out there: my audio quality of Cubase generated harmonies and certain pitch corrected vocals is nowhere near as good as what I hear on the tutorials. It just sounds warbled and garbled (the harmonies). I mostly record projects at 44.1, 24 bits since they usually end up on CD or MP3, AAC. But would going to 48 or 88 help in this regard?
Of course I understand this is just more of an effect- any serious harmony should be from the singer but wish I can get it to sound better.

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I Think it works quite good. I tried it today without Reading from chord track. Just took a sample > create harmonies. changed a Little bit in sample editor. Have a listen.

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Have you tried all the various Pitch Shift presets? Some are more suitable than others. Don't forget that you need the Formant options to prevent the 'chipmunk' effect.
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Thanks for the audio- sounds good there. Using Elastique pro pitch does help.

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Are you original files nice clean recordings? Noisy audio will always sound worse after a pitch shift.
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