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Tonight was the dress rehearsal for my show. Everything was spectacular except for one thing and I need quick help. I am using a whole house transmitter and some of the songs (including parts of other songs) seemed way over modulated. Is there any way to solve this? I am using an MP3 show director plugged directly into a whole house transmitter

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If you want to fix the audio files to normalize and adjust the volume levels, does the whole directory or folder of songs in one pass (batch processing)

http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/download.php

Good stuff ;)

(and FREE!)

Sorry I disagree - for 2 reasons. #1. The free version only processes a limited number of files. #2. It's "normalization" increases the volume.

I bought this program and now I have to process every file one by one. For some stupid reason you can't set normilization to a lower level without going to the advanced tab & then you can only process 1 file at a time.

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Thanks for the help T. All my songs were in the high 90's. What is considered a good level?

Give 89 db a shot and see how it sounds through the Whole House TX...

I am not familiar with the input level that particular TX likes to see but based on your description it should be much closer... :)

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Sorry I disagree - for 2 reasons. #1. The free version only processes a limited number of files. #2. It's "normalization" increases the volume.

I bought this program and now I have to process every file one by one. For some stupid reason you can't set normilization to a lower level without going to the advanced tab & then you can only process 1 file at a time.

I have no clue what you are referring to... :confused:

You might want to check your facts before you call me out sir...

You can't "buy" this program it is open source... it is free that is the whole concept of source forge

It adjusts the volume tag of the MP3.. it WILL make it quieter (or louder if too low) based on the level that YOU select.

I don't recommend things i don't use myself... and I have used this for quite a while

What version of what named software are you using???

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I have no clue what you are referring to... :confused:

You might want to check your facts before you call me out sir...

You can't "buy" this program it is open source... it is free that is the whole concept of source forge

It adjusts the volume tag of the MP3.. it WILL make it quieter (or louder if too low) based on the level that YOU select.

I don't recommend things i don't use myself... and I have used this for quite a while

What version of what named software are you using???

You recommended Mp3Gain correct? I'm using the Pro version 107.

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You recommended Mp3Gain correct? I'm using the Pro version 107.

You bought something listed on the "disclaimer" portion of the website I listed...

and I quote from the program's author on this page:

http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/

"Note about "Mp3Gain PRO"

The author of MP3Doctor recently renamed his "SuperMp3Normalizer" program to "Mp3Gain PRO". I did not write this new program, so please do not email me any support questions about it.

If you're interested, here are the main technical differences between "Mp3Gain PRO" and my, uh, "classic"(?) MP3Gain:

* "Mp3Gain PRO" does volume normalization inside the mp3, not just between separate mp3s. So if you feel a song is too quiet at the beginning (or middle, or end), then it can boost the volume just for that part. Pretty cool, if that's what you need.

* The changes "Mp3Gain PRO" makes are not undo-able. In order to make its fine-tuned adjustments, it must re-encode the mp3 file.

Anyhow, check it out if you're interested. But don't ask me any questions ;) "

You purchased a copy-cat program that does something much different...

That is not what I recommended... nor would I either ;)

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Sorry to offend you, just offering my 2 cents. I won't bother again.

No big deal...

But you see why I had no idea what you were referring to?

Totally different software...

P.S. The word "PRO" doesn't always mean it is the better one... :)

P.S.S. To OP, Sorry to get off subject!:cool:

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Thanks for the help T. All my songs were in the high 90's. What is considered a good level?

As terrypowerz said try the default of 89db...

Personally I found that seemed a bit low and ended up setting it at 93db (there is a

reason why i picked that number...but i don't remember why LOL)

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Hey Grizzly -

I used Breakaway last year and will again this year.

http://forums.planetchristmas.com/showthread.php?t=26782

It's a software based compressor/limiter and it did a great job for me. I know a handful of other people here on PC use it as well.

There are hardware solutions too, but I found Breakaway a good compromise between performance and price!

Jacob

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Hey Grizzly -

I used Breakaway last year and will again this year.

http://forums.planetchristmas.com/showthread.php?t=26782

It's a software based compressor/limiter and it did a great job for me. I know a handful of other people here on PC use it as well.

There are hardware solutions too, but I found Breakaway a good compromise between performance and price!

Jacob

Does something different than what is needed in this case...

Will NOT pre process audio files which is what is needed when you are NOT using a computer to run the show...

(or don't like the overhead if you are)

Jcazz,

Are you on their payroll or something??? :P

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Does something different than what is needed in this case...

Will NOT pre process audio files which is what is needed when you are NOT using a computer to run the show...

(or don't like the overhead if you are)

Jcazz,

Are you on their payroll or something??? :P

Ahh - I didn't catch he was running from a director card. Yeah, that's a different kettle of fish.

I'm just darn impressed by what Breakaway will do, and it was only $30. I don't think I have that little invested in anything else related to this crazy hobby. :D

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