[FFmpeg-user] Awful audio distortion with line input capture

Andy Furniss adf.lists at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 12:07:34 CEST 2014

MrNice wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to record audio from line input with ffmpeg.
> I have a player connected to the line input and run the below command.
> I get the file but there is an awful distortion even when I reduce the
> recording level with PulseAudio Volume Control and Mate Volume Control.
> Direct listening is good.

As you are using alsa direct I would try adjusting the levels with 

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