[mythtv] Audio level normalization

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Wed Aug 27 01:45:26 EDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 01:27:14AM -0700, Reza Naima wrote:

> I'm keen to add some code to normalize audio levels -- either before
> encoding -- or during playback.  I'm sick of having to constantly adjust
> the volume at night so as not to disturb others sleeping in the house
> whenever an explosion goes off in some movie -- only not to be able to
> hear the dialog in the next scene.  I was wondering if there was any
> other interest for this feature, and peoples opinions on where in the
> code this should be inserted..

There are already some standards for having this as metadata in the audio
stream ("replaygain" I think they call it).  This lets you store a volume
level to adjust during playback, so the stream doesn't need to be changed.

 - mdz

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