We are preparing a bunch of short sound bites to accompany a media release.

Wondering what specs are recommended for the audio recordings submitted to news/media outlets?

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These will possibly differ between outlets, but in the absence of any documented specs, I would do the following:

  1. File format BWAV PCM 16 Bit Stereo
  2. Loudness Target -24LUFS
  3. Loudness Range <12LU

At least this gives you a consistent starting point.

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