[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG loudnorm - linear normalization

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 21:10:06 EET 2022

On 3/8/22, CMG DiGiTaL <cmarciog at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah, this is what I suspected.  You've got source files that are below
> Okay Clayton, I get the concept!
> As I'm doing a batch for myself, if necessary, normalize the LUFS of my
> files, I was
> left with this doubt as to why I can't do it in linear mode and why I
> couldn't reach the -10 LUFS target.
> What happens is that I have a waves plugin, WLM Plus Stereo, which can make
> the same file reach
> the target -10 LUFS. But now, with your explanations, I realized that this
> plugin has a True Peak Limiter function,
>  "GAIN/Trim", which is applied to the file. This means that the plugin
> ignores these rules in order to make the target
> hit, that is, because it is a commercial product, what matters is to
> achieve what the user wants without taking into
>  account whether the limits are being compressed or cut, that's it?!

Linear processing is multiplying whole file with single float number,
volume/gain adjustment.

Dynamic processing is changing dynamics of input audio.

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