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Higher-than-standard EBU R128 integrated loudness target?

Task at hand I'm mostly a layman as it relates to sound design, but I have a library of workout songs that I'm "normalizing" such that some songs aren't louder than others. For that I'm ...
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Normalize sound by average peak

I have some tracks - not music. When I look at the curves of the clips, they look to be of the same level. I want to normalize them at a specific peak level, say -6 dB. But I get very different ...
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Normalize waveform level in Audacity

I´m in the process of digitizing a tape which features 90's dance tracks recorded from FM, but the problem is that some idiot (me at age 12) used to change the recording volume constantly between ...
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How do I adjust recorded audio so that the quiet parts become louder and the loud parts become quieter?

I'm currently using Audacity. I also have no understanding of audio design so if you could explain things in simple terms it would be greatly appreciated. So my buddy and I recorded a podcast, but his ...
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How to make all sound be at approximately the same level?

I tried to use normalize (in Audacity and in ffmpeg), but it seems there is still room for improvement. Is it possible to do something better than normalize?
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Difference between gain and normalization whole track in Audacity

In Audacity there is a gain slider on left side of a track. To increase volume i can use either gain or Normalize the whole track to a certain level. Is there any technical difference in terms of ...
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Normalization - peak amplitude level vs actual loudness level

I'm producing an animation and I came to a frustrating dilemma with the sound normalization. The recommended normalization for dialogue, on YouTube, is apparently between -6 db and -15 db. Due to many ...
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Normalize audio above a sound level in audacity

I'm trying to figure out a way to manage background noise in audio without having to resort to noise reduction. I'm using audacity to post-process spoken audio. The levels are pretty low, with peaks ...
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Ho to normalize my TV audio to M-AUDIO speakers? [closed]

I don't know if this is the best site to ask it for. I have RCA audio output from my Samsung TV to M-AUDIO speakers, the sound is perfect if I play PlayStation and other consolles games, but it's ...
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(Noob) How to reduce and increase volume on a single track?

I would like to start a custom playlist of ambient tracks, for background music in RPGs. I have a lot of different tracks already, and downloaded and bought many already. My problem is, however that ...
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How to change volume of a .wav file in a mp3gain-like way?

Well, i have a bunch of WAVE files for a Fallout 3 mod, but in the mod instructions the author only explains how to accomplish it using mp3gain (and of course for .mp3 files). The only info it have is ...
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How can Increse the volume for a specify range of peaks AUDACITY

I want to increase the volume in a podcast, for my voice.. But I don't want to increase everything, like the normalizer effect. I need to do something like a normalizer, but only on the specify ...
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Novice question: should I normalize my audiobook sound?

I have ripped, using Windows Media Player, the audio from an audiobook CD. Now I am using Audacity to make some slight clipping changes to the tracks. The Audacity manual recommends -- for example, ...
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In general, what's a good dB level at which to normalize my audio files?

I'm a musician who extracts a very wide variety of audio samples from different sources. I then layer and arrange these samples together within music software to orchestrate songs. When I save these ...
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Amplifiying unsymmetrical voice recordings

I have several voice recordings sporting an unsymmetrical waveform (some parts already having the highest amplitude are heavily unsymmetrical). The audio isn't very loud but can't be further ...
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Sox how to normalize volume of multiple audio files

I'm trying to integrate multiple sound effects (46 files), and multiple background music files (7 files) into an iOS game I'm currently developing. The volume levels of my downloaded audio assets are ...
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Same volume level among all the songs

I am working on a research project related with wav files. I have wav files of different songs from different artist. I am going to extract some information/features from these audio files. Before ...
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Highlight peaking parts on a waveform?

When I edit voiceovers I normalize several times: First I normalize the entire track then search for peaking parts and isolate them, normalize again and find more peaking parts until I'm satisfied. ...
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Free tools for normalizing the volume within a single track

How can one normalize the volume within a single track to reduce the amount of volume between the softest and loudest parts? (My use case is classical music where there are often big differences ...
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Make speech appear equally loud on different tracks and parts of tracks

I need to batch convert a large set of videos with audio into audio only streams, and I need the speech on the audio be loud enough on all tracks and parts of tracks that the user can listen to them ...
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Bring all recordings to the same level

I am working on a personal music album in Ableton Live. All my tracks (9) have been recorded and mixed inside one Ableton live file and 30 channels (audio and midi). In some tracks, e.g. guitar leads ...
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Audio normalization tool based on a dynamic calculation of local maximum amplitude

Presumably most audio tools when regarding volume normalization, find the global maximum volume and normalizes the entire audio file based on that value, to avoid clipping. It sounds very logical, ...
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Normalising Sound Libraries

Hey All, I'm interested to hear everyone's thoughts on normalising sound libraries (or 'normalizing' as Firefox seems to want me to call it!) How do you go about it? -0.1/-0.3/-1/-3dBFS? Not at ...
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Normalizing Your Final Mix?

Another question: When I mix films in stereo, I mix for dynamic range at 78dB SPL. This means I have my setup calibrated, I mix the dialogue until it's comfortable, then I mix everything else around ...
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Assessing volume and loudness for the sake of normalization without actually hearing the signal?

I'm primarily a guitar player and play through some fancy digital equipment to make me sound less awful. One of the nice things about this kind of gear is you can have many different patches, each one ...
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Best way to bounce down using Pro Tools?

Hello I have been syncing a trailer today and things are sounding good but none of the sounds reach 0db on the master fader. Is is best to compress each audio track or each clip? Or do I normalize ...
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