[ubuntu-uk] Music to your ears, something new for the UK
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Tue Mar 11 20:30:13 GMT 2008
Colin McCarthy wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 8:07 PM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk
> <mailto:rob at esdelle.co.uk>> wrote:
> Ciemon Dunville wrote:
> > On 11/03/2008, Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
> <mailto:tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk>> wrote:
> >> Just a comment on the quality. The sound levels seem inconsistent
> >> between the voices and the music. I turned down the volume
> while the
> >> intro music was playing then I could hardly hear the voices
> when they
> >> came on. I downloaded the ogg/low version, FYI.
> >> Otherwise, really great effort! Keep them coming.
> > Thanks Tony,
> > I was particularly quiet, but that'll be fixed for episode 2
> > Cheers,
> > Ciemon
> I presume you should be able to set a target level (can't remember what
> level we use at work) and then make sure it stays around that sort of
> level (BBC use PPM6 which is about 8dB according to this page -
> Back when Kent LUG experimented with it's KLUGcasts (which did feature
> one of Ubuntu-UK's presenters) I used The Conversations Networks
> Levelator (http://www.conversationsnetwork.org/levelator/) to sort out
> the levels from a skype recorded podcast. It worked very very well
> considering our levels were all over the place!
> Might we worth trying, as could save a lot of post production time.
Sounds like a software version of what we have at work because some (not
all) presenters either don't know about levels or don't really care.
Looks like a good application, I bet it'll save a lot of manual work.
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