[LAU] Record levels lower in Alsa than Jack

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Nov 11 21:20:44 CET 2020

On 11/10/20 11:01 PM, John Murphy wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Nov 2020 17:16:29 -1000 david <gnome at hawaii.rr.com> wrote:
>> On 11/10/20 12:10 PM, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Hmm. That's something I prefer, too. How do you do that?
>> Thanks.
> "Audacity 2.1.3 or later" can "RMS Normalize". Long thread about it:
> https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic.php?t=95421
> Haven't needed to use normalisation for decades, but it's good to
> know there's a better way (than on peak) to do it.
> Thanks again Fons.

Yes, thanks. Once I figured out how to get the plugin and add it to 
Audacity, it worked fine. It's not one that came prepackaged with 
Audacity v2.3.2 that I have here.

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