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Re: [not my release] foo_dynamic_range

Reply #50
People need to understand what they're talking about before they post some of the things they post.

DR RMS value doesn't match another software's value.  Answer: most software engineers don't know anything about music and use the RMS calculations presented in their college textbooks.  Meanwhile, the Audio Engineering Society has released standards regarding measurements specifically relating to recorded music.  Pro-audio-based titles follow the AES guidelines, which are about 3 dB different than the electrical engineering measure.  (The reason is the AES standard considers only the musical content where the EE standard will include factors that skew readings for music.) 

The Pleasurize Site isn't professional.  - Yes, it's defunct, but that group was originally funded out of one engineer's pocket.  It was never a company.  Donations funded the coding.  

MAAT Digital now codes and owns the DR-meter.  Although I do not believe there is any Foobar2000 support, which is regrettable, but understandable.

Off Line DR and Online don't match - let me know when you get a good answer for this, because they should be very close. I can see why that would drive people up a wall.  There were some issues between the offline and online versions of that software, so it's likely those gremlins made their way to the Foobar2000 versions, too.


Re: [not my release] foo_dynamic_range

Reply #51
Yes, I've been saying this for years. I wrote a little article on how to get FB2K setup with LUFS Integrated and True Peak for every track in the playlist, without the need for any buggy, unsupported components.

http://hermetechmastering.com/FB2k.html

Re: [not my release] foo_dynamic_range

Reply #52
It would be cool to integrate/update the foo EBU R218 meter:
- https://github.com/stengerh/foo_r128meter

Some - maybe inspiring - resources:
- https://github.com/magicgoose/simple_dr_meter

- https://github.com/dakeryas/deadbeef-dr-meter
- https://github.com/melchiorrecaruso/audiometer
- https://github.com/rtsurik/audacious-dr-meter-plugin
- https://github.com/csteinmetz1/pyloudnorm (metering part, of course)
- http://dr14tmeter.sourceforge.net/

Hope that some dev will consider...
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