[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #4804: Add software amplification support to libmyth/AudioOutput

Mark Spieth mark at digivation.com.au
Tue Apr 15 01:34:30 UTC 2008

>This doesn't affect the software amp patch itself, and there are
>potentially other uses for it as well (evening out volume level on
>different television channels, etc). Also, it would be trivial to add
>per decoder default gain values using the software pre-amp patch.  But
>that only makes sense if there is some provable difference in the gain
>when the same song is encoded using different encoders...

this is true. 
however what you do lose is dynamic range/sound quality. 
the decoders convert floats to 16 bit ints in most cases and 
doing the scale before it does this conversion is much better.


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