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Offline yidosengland

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Boosting volume levels
« on: June 15, 2009, 06:08:27 PM »
todays silly question ;)

is there any simple way to boost volume levels in lossless music files such as WAV without losing any quality in the recording ? i know how to normalise when burning a cd or raising the volume using audacity but both can lead to distortion/hiss or loss of quality.

if have several old Crows shows recorded with minidisc which have very low volume levels .

i know i can just turn the volume up on my hifi , but on portable music players or in the car low volume levels can be a problem .

does anybody use or recommend WAVEGAIN ?

http://members.home.nl/w.speek/wavegain.htm
Andy , somewhere in the heart of Sherwood Forest in little old England

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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2009, 08:34:22 PM »
I'm not sure about LossLess but
 
http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/
 
Thats good if you change the files to MP3, my MP3 isn't big enough to fit the HUGE lossless files :sad:
 
I hope this kinda helps :)

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Boosting volume levels
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2009, 08:41:46 PM »
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I'm not sure about LossLess but
 
http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/
 
Thats good if you change the files to MP3, my MP3 isn't big enough to fit the HUGE lossless files :sad:
 
I hope this kinda helps :)



its just the type of thing i wanted  but for lossless files , thanks anyway
Andy , somewhere in the heart of Sherwood Forest in little old England

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Boosting volume levels
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2009, 10:13:09 PM »
I had a Pixies Gig that was bad and I used Sony Sound Forge to do it, Works well ;)
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Boosting volume levels
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2009, 10:32:05 AM »
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I had a Pixies Gig that was bad and I used Sony Sound Forge to do it, Works well ;)



nice bit of software , but at that price i could put the money towards a better recorder or some new mics :chuckle:
Andy , somewhere in the heart of Sherwood Forest in little old England

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Boosting volume levels
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2009, 03:51:57 PM »
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todays silly question ;)

is there any simple way to boost volume levels in lossless music files such as WAV without losing any quality in the recording ? i know how to normalise when burning a cd or raising the volume using audacity but both can lead to distortion/hiss or loss of quality.

if have several old Crows shows recorded with minidisc which have very low volume levels .

i know i can just turn the volume up on my hifi , but on portable music players or in the car low volume levels can be a problem .

does anybody use or recommend WAVEGAIN ?

http://members.home.nl/w.speek/wavegain.htm


Do you use Nero Burning Software?  There is an option in there somewhere, where you can boost the volume when you convert it.  You could just convert the WAV to WAV and, there is an option where you can adjust the volume level.  No loss of quality, and you still have a WAV!  Let me know if you have any questions.
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« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2009, 04:11:54 PM »
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Do you use Nero Burning Software?  There is an option in there somewhere, where you can boost the volume when you convert it.  You could just convert the WAV to WAV and, there is an option where you can adjust the volume level.  No loss of quality, and you still have a WAV!  Let me know if you have any questions.


i do have some version of nero on the computer , i will see what i can find
Andy , somewhere in the heart of Sherwood Forest in little old England

 

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