Linux Tip – How to Use mp3gain

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mp3gain is neat little utility that sets a consistent volume for your entire mp3 collection.

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  1. Very informative, thanks! Please can you help me understand 2 things…

    1. the level after processing does not seem to peak 0db, I'd rather have all my files peak at 0db, is there a way to do that with this program?
    2. is the result of the processing written in some audio tag (like title, artist, album, mp3) or is the audio itself modified?

    Thanks if you can help me understand better!

  2. Brilliant video as per usual. 🙂
    Could you please tell me where you got 'easyMP3Gain 0.5.1-dev'?
    I have Antergos installed and version 0.5.0 is the only available version in AUR.

  3. Any chance you are/ever were a Foobar2000 user? That's the one program from Windows I still can't live without. Thankfully works pretty well in WINE. I still need it for when I change sample rates on audio. Have yet to find a sample rate converter in Linux that I like.

  4. When I do this with a file or eight at a time it goes right but when I do more I get an error message. I got a whole lot of mp3 files and there's a lot of work to do if I have to do this eight at a time. I like the idea of mp3gain. Is there anyone familiar with the error message and what does it mean? Can I continue and ignore the error message or is it better to close the application and restart it?

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