[linux-audio-user] Maximum saturation without clipping

Tom Szilagyi tszilagyi at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Feb 18 02:16:25 EST 2005

On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 03:00:47PM +1000, Mark Constable wrote:
> Brad Fuller wrote:
> >>Noob question: I've made a start at trying to create a
> >>podcast-like "show" using mainly Audacity and I cannot
> >>figure out how to get the signal fully saturated without
> >>clipping. I was wondering if anyone here would have some
> >>tips on how to get a "fat" wav like the image below ?
> >>
> >>http://opensrc.org/index.php?page=MarkConstable
> >What is your goal for your content?
> To maximise volume and "presence". 
> >Why do you want to make it "fat" ?
> Ultimately so I can stream low bit rate oggs and retain
> the maximum amount of presence, and generally to be able
> to master this technique on linux.
> >Do you want to have maximum gain with little dynamic range (similar to a 
> >radio/tv advertisement)?
> Absolutely yes !


I think you may want to try this LADSPA plugin:

I use it for similar purposes with success.
Apologies for this shameless plug if you already knew it.


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