[LAU] Record levels lower in Alsa than Jack

Fons Adriaensen fons at linuxaudio.org
Tue Nov 10 23:10:24 CET 2020

On Tue, Nov 10, 2020 at 06:03:23PM +0000, John Murphy wrote:
> Exceptions are good. 'Normalize' doesn't sound like something one would
> want to do to music, but it's certainly useful to make compilations from
> different sources easier to listen to.

If you want a constant loudness then normalisation as discussed in this
thread (i.e. on peak level) is _not_ the way to go. You should normalize
on RMS level or a dedicated loudness metric such as EBU-R128.


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