[ardour-dev] CVS commit

Christopher K. George ckg at YaleSDA.org
Sun Mar 6 08:54:13 PST 2005

Sounds like there's good solution in the mean time, but one question.  What is
the region gain envelope?



On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 10:33:03 +0100, gerard van dongen wrote
> On Sat, 5 Mar 2005 20:16:34 -0500, Christopher K. George 
> <ckg at YaleSDA.org>  wrote:
> > Is there a way to tweak the normalize gain manually?
> short answer no, not at the moment.
> longer answer:
> There are 5 different layers operating on  gain in ardour at the moment:
> 1)the normalization gain
> 2)the region gain envelope
> 3)the fade-ins and fade -outs
> 4)the crossfades
> and finally
> 5)the track/bus gain stage
> plus of course any plugins you might want to add to that.
> Since 2-5 all can bring down the level, but have a limited "boost" 
> range, a sound that is too loud is less of a problem than a sound 
> that is too  soft.
> For the case where a normalized region is too loud I would adjust 
> the  region gain envelope. Or use the gain automation in the 
> track/bus Or use a compressor plugin Depending on the situation.
> A couple of useful features that I would like too see eventually are
> -group-normalize
> -an  indication of the normalization gain plus settable target in 
> the  popup region-editor.
> These will probably not appear untill we are at ardour V2.
> Gerard
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