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Subject: Re[2]: auto volume
From: Uwe Freese (
Date: 2002-08-19

Hello Mat,

Mat Pritchard wrote on Monday, August 19, 2002, 1:12:34 PM:


MP> Errm, my reading of this is that the player needs to interpret the gain
MP> information which is stored in the header. Simply running mp3gain on
MP> your mp3 collection will not have the desired affect with with Rockbox
MP> (nor Archos, Winamp, Xmms etc).

That is not true!

As I understand it, every MP3frame has a gain information - and every
player must use this value.

I tested it:

- it works with Rockbox
- it works with WinAmp (2.80)
- it works with Win Media Player (V6)

And what MP3Gain does is much better than re-encoding, because there's
no loss in quality.

Bye, Uwe.

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