[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG loudnorm - linear normalization

Clayton Macleod cherrytwist at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 09:03:22 EET 2022

On Wed, Mar 9, 2022 at 12:13 PM CMG DiGiTaL <cmarciog at gmail.com> wrote:

>  ok Clayton,
> I understood everything you said... I mentioned the plugin, because I used
> it in some audio and it was really satisfactory,
> as it is an evaluation product, that is, it will lose its functions in a
> few days, I tried to make a batch to being able to use it,
> sporadically, in some music that I need to normalize.
> That's why I wanted to know where the plugin applies the gain it generates
> when analyzing the music, so that I can improve
> my batch file.
> From your experience, the gain that the plugin generates and uses in the
> music, which in my batch reaches the maximum
> of -15.0 LUFS, is applied where to generate the -10 LUFS that the plugin
> can achieve?

I think it is fairly safe to assume that the plugin is using compression to
increase the volume further, as that's really all you can do.

Clayton Macleod
If no one comes from the future to stop you from doing it, then how bad of
a decision can it really be?

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