[mythtv] Audio level normalization
rhooper at toybox.ca
Mon Aug 25 16:15:51 EDT 2003
Mark J. Titorenko wrote:
>I'm definitely interested in getting a compressor implemented. I'm so
>incredibly fed up with the UK TV approach of ridiculously loud volume
>of adverts/trailers when compared to the volume of the actual
>programmes that are being broadcast.
It's not just the UK that does that.. Its a big problem here in Canada
with both the Canadian channels and imported US channels.
>I notice that liba52 has a "dynamic range" feature, although
>I'm not at all familiar with how it might be adapted; I imagine it
>will be AC3-specific.
I believe typically both AC3 and DTS offer dynamic range compression --
I know my old (circa 1999) DVD player supported dynamic range
compression for both formats of audio, but not for others.
>Perhaps a better option might be AudioCompress, originally written as
>a plugin for XMMS, but latterly adapted for command line use with raw
>PCM streams. AudioCompress can be found at:
>Does anybody think this is feasible? :-)
Anything's feasable given enough CPU power and coding time :-)
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