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by crobannon
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: GoldWave General
Topic: Replay Gain
Replies: 1
Views: 731

Replay Gain

My research has me concluding that what I really want is "Replay Gain" to make perceived volumes equal. Here is a quote from an article: "ReplayGain is the name of a technique invented to achieve the same perceived playback loudness of audio files. It defines an algorithm to measure the perceived lo...
by crobannon
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: GoldWave General
Topic: Maximize vs. Loudness
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Maximize vs. Loudness

I have been advised that I shouldn't be asking if volume processes causes distortion, but whether it changes the sound. One friend says that volume controls causes "compression" so that everything will sound like AM radio-- decreased dynamics, no highs or lows, and muddy sound, which is not technica...
by crobannon
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: GoldWave General
Topic: Maximize vs. Loudness
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Maximize vs. Loudness

1. The problem that I am trying to correct is that various tracks seem to be recorded at varying volumes. Since I am usually listening to my library with random/shuffle, I can't be running back and forth to the stereo to change the volume. I have one recently downloaded, purchased mp3 of modern clas...
by crobannon
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: GoldWave General
Topic: Order of effects
Replies: 9
Views: 2556

Re: Order of effects

Thanks, both of you. I use noise reduction under 2 conditions. 1. If it is a live recording I have made, I want to reduce the tape hiss and any hums. I use default for this. 2. If I've recorded off of vinyl, I want to remove the pops and ticks. I plan to use the specific pops and ticks filter. So, f...
by crobannon
Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: GoldWave General
Topic: Order of effects
Replies: 9
Views: 2556

Order of effects

In what order should I use the following effects?
Maximize (normalize) volume
Equalize
Noise reduction