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volume levelling assistance

Postby brian prunty » Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:38 am

Any help appreciated. I have some 5500 songs on MM gold and typically 40 songs per playlist. When I analyse volume and then apply volume levelling (across each playlist of 40) I still get variances of say +7 to -7 between tracks and this is based on the standard tools/options/player/sound levelling setting of 89dB. Can anyone advise what I need to do to improve the sound levelling between tracks within the playlist, many thanks.
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Re: volume levelling assistance

Postby Peke » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:04 am

Hi,
Firstly I would not suggest that you level tracks if you do analyze as Leveling permanently changes tracks and in case of lossy formats (MP4, M4A, OGG, ...) it will degrade quality and if you do analyze then MMW is capable to level tracks on fly thus there is no need for Leveling actual tracks.

If 89db is too low I suggest you to rise it to 95db and set both playback and leveling per track not per album.
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Re: volume levelling assistance

Postby Lowlander » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:57 am

The different values are expected for Analyze Volume. The Player uses this data to adjust the Volume on Playback if you enable Play > Level Playback Volume and all files will play at the same volume (if set to use per Track under Tools > Options > Volume Leveling).

As Peke said, using Level Volume isn't recommended as this is a permanent modification to the audio.
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Re: volume levelling assistance

Postby bltblt » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:56 pm

am a newbie. I cannot find where to make the selections under Tools. Play, or Tracks.
Where can I find REALLY basic instructions for volume leveling playlists?
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Re: volume levelling assistance

Postby pushpull » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:02 pm

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Re: volume levelling assistance

Postby Lowlander » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:04 pm

You don't level Playlists, you level music files. Select files then use Tools > Analyze Volume from the Main Menu or right click on the selected files and select Analyze Volume from the Context Menu.

http://www.mediamonkey.com/wiki/index.p ... veling/4.0
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