Question About Volume Leveling

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Question About Volume Leveling

Post by glennergy » Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:49 pm

If I choose to use volume leveling, it does not make and changes to the actual .mp3 file right? It only changes how MM reads the track for playing. Am I understanding this correctly?

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Re: Question About Volume Leveling

Post by Bex » Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:52 pm

Analyze Volume -> Doesn't change the file
Level Track Volume - > DO CHANGE the file
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Re: Question About Volume Leveling

Post by glennergy » Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:07 pm

Thanks for the response.

So, what are the advantages of using "level volume" as opposed to "analyze volume?" If I prefer to keep my original files unchanged, is there any compelling reason not to choose "analyze volume?"

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Re: Question About Volume Leveling

Post by nohitter151 » Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:38 pm

glennergy wrote:Thanks for the response.

So, what are the advantages of using "level volume" as opposed to "analyze volume?" If I prefer to keep my original files unchanged, is there any compelling reason not to choose "analyze volume?"
The only reason to use level volume is if you want to have a level volume when playing back your music tracks from some player or device besides MM. For example, lets say you have some generic mp3 player, and you'd like the music to play back with leveled volume. Since the mp3 player can't read the volume tags created by "Analyze volume", you instead alter the mp3 itself so that the track plays back at a louder or quieter level.
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Re: Question About Volume Leveling

Post by Lowlander » Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:00 pm

When you synchronized to a portable device with MediaMonkey it can level the volume on the fly. This means you don't have to apply it to your collection on your PC itself.
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Re: Question About Volume Leveling

Post by GeraldB » Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:49 pm

Nice clear explanation. Thanks.
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