[linux-audio-user] RMS and peak levels: meters

Marcos Guglielmetti marcospcmusica at yahoo.com.ar
Sun Nov 13 18:41:57 EST 2005

On Monday 31 October 2005 17:01, Cesare wrote:
> The definition of 'normalization' in the description of the software
> linked below is, IMHO, too vague. And normalization is not enough for
> your purpose.

I agree, that's why I am thinking that I need _average_ meters

> To my understanding, normalization means finding the maxpeak level of
> the entire track and scale the signal to use the highest possible level
> without having distortion (when there's the maximum peak).
> I suggest that you *just need to trust your ears*, listening to the
> first track and the adjusting the volume of the second according to your
> perception. A compressor/limiter would help with the peaks.
> Try this instead:
> http://jamin.sourceforge.net/

Nice info, I remastered the song with this info, thanks

> or just apply a compressor before the output of your audio software of
> choice.
> c.
> www.cesaremarilungo.com
> Andrew Lewis wrote:
> >Marcos Guglielmetti wrote:
> >>As instance, suppose I want to master my song at a similar RMS level as
> >>another audio file has.
> >>What should I use?
> >
> >http://www1.cs.columbia.edu/~cvaill/normalize/
> >
> >-Drew

Marcos Guglielmetti 
Coordinador del desarrollo de Musix GNU+Linux (www.musix.org.ar)
fecha: sáb nov 12 21:05:01 CET 2005


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