MP3 Playback volume

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Jestermask, Apr 25, 2004.

  1. Jestermask

    Jestermask WinTMBG Professional

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    Some of my MP3 files play at a much lower volume level than some others. Why is this? Is there a way to fix this? If I need to re-rip some things, that's fine, but I'd like to know how to rip them properly in WMP9 so that this doesn't happen again. :)

    ~JM
     
  2. oerficus

    oerficus OSNN Addict

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    There's no need of ripping again. Just check out mp3gain. It's freeware (as far as I know) and you can get it here --> http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/

    greets, Oerficus

    ...Just wanted to add that there is NO loss of quality when adjusting the volume of the tracks!!!
     
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  3. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    ^ Nice!
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Open-source! Excellent [​IMG]
     
  5. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Or use Foobar2000 to scan them and play them back. You have the option of storing replaygain values in ape2 tags or in a database. There is also a replaygain plugin for winamp. Give me a knock later and I can give you some urls.
     
  6. Jestermask

    Jestermask WinTMBG Professional

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    Excellent! Thanks!

    ~JM
     
  7. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    When you ripp them normalize them. Then the volume will be the same ... Thanx for the link oerficus that looks really cool .. It can help with the ones you download :)
     
  8. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Normalizing is a bad idea. Normalizing does NOT make things sound the same volume. It works via peak levels. Read here

    Foobar2000

    Replaygain for WinAmp
     
  9. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    That does sound interesting dreamliner .. I'll take a further look at it here in a bit .