[MPlayer-users] Is there some to make the volume top out at a chosen level?

Jan Knutar jknutar at nic.fi
Sat Apr 5 08:37:49 CEST 2008

On Thursday 03 April 2008 07:27, john q public wrote:
> Hi All,
> I like to listen to webcasts as I'm drifting off to sleep. The
> problem is I listen to speeches/talk shows a lot
> and they sometimes include music. Often mixed in at a MUCH higher
> volume. Is there some filter or method
> for clipping things to a maximum (often fairly low) volume? I saw a
> filter for "soft clipping" but the next
> sentence mentioned it's intended use as a way to prevent distortion
> with loud music over speakers with
> a narrow dynamic range so it did not sound like what I was looking
> for.

-af volnorm,volume=-9
will do what you want?

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