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Subject: Re: replaygain and id3v2 / RGAD tag?

Re: replaygain and id3v2 / RGAD tag?

From: David Bryant <>
Date: 2005-08-10

That information on ReplayGain is very old and outdated. Here is a thread on
HA where the ReplayGain author discusses this (and there may also be a lot
of other good implementation details in there; I didn't read the whole thing
again but I remembered that it was there):

Hope this helps...


----- Original Message -----
From: "Frederic Devernay"
To: "Rockbox development"
Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 7:34 AM
Subject: replaygain and id3v2 / RGAD tag?

> Hi,
> It sounds like the code in id3.c calls parse_replaygain() to get
replaygain info
> consisting of text tags like "replaygain_track_gain=...", similar to the
> replaygain is included in Ogg comments or APEv2, but the official
> page says it should be stored in a RGAD tag, as binary data (and
> the peak amplitute is a float).
> Who's right?
> I would need that part which parses binary replaygain info to implement
> replaygain on WAV files too, so if id3v2 should use it also then that
> parsing function should be done in replaygain.c I guess.
> reference:
> Fred
> _______________________________________________

Received on Wed Aug 10 06:42:50 2005

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