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Feeding an EQ to a Replaygain scanner, Feature request for the l33t coders out there
skamp
post Jan 26 2013, 20:20
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Like others, I have noticed that Replaygain sometimes "fails" on certain albums, i.e. I sometimes have to increase or decrease volume from one album to another.
Case remarked that some heavy EQing could invalidate Replaygain's analysis, which kinda makes sense to me.

I think it would be cool if one could feed a list of EQ parameters to a Replaygain scanner, and have it compute values that would better match such setups. Off the top of my head, the scanner could either store the altered values in the usual metadata fields (e.g. REPLAYGAIN_TRACK_GAIN and REPLAYGAIN_ALBUM_GAIN), or (a little hackish) store the normal album gain in REPLAYGAIN_ALBUM_GAIN and the altered album gain in REPLAYGAIN_TRACK_GAIN, so that one could switch between album gains with the EQ on and off.

Edit: obviously that would only make sense to people who always use the same EQ parameters, like me.

This post has been edited by skamp: Jan 26 2013, 20:23


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