[MPlayer-users] compress audio dynamic range

Vladimir Mosgalin mosgalin at VM10124.spb.edu
Mon Sep 8 19:07:02 CEST 2003

On Mon, 8 Sep 2003, Joonas Koivunen wrote:

JK>> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
JK>> I've got a film, encoded with very wide dynamic range... I don't have
JK>> bad speakers, but they just can't bear it - if I set volume high enough
JK>> to hear quiet sounds, the loud ones tend to scare all neighbors ;)
JK>> I want to compress audio range to something sane, I tried
JK>> -af volume=5:sc, audio became more loud, but I don't feel any
JK>> compressing effect. And I wonder if I am doing this right way, where can
JK>> I set exactly how much I want to compress audio dynamic range?
JK>> If this is impossible with mplayer, which tool can I use?
JK>-aop list=volnorm
JK>have you tried it? or something like that, can't really remember the
JK>syntax, check FTM. :)

That's good, but I can't set amount of effect I need with it. And I
thought that -aop is obsolete...



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