[FFmpeg-user] limit noise obtained from audio

Ed Torbett ed.torbett at simulation-systems.co.uk
Thu Jan 9 12:47:00 CET 2014

> > Hi All,
> >
> >     I am using ffmpeg in my android app for playing audio.I applied some
> > filters like bass,equalizer.It is working fine but when i try to give
> high
> > gain values for both equalizer and bass.I am getting huge distortion.Is
> > there any way to limit distortion obtained from audio?..(I cannot reduce
> > gain it is must).
> You can't have huge gain and no clipping for too loud music.
> What are you actually trying to do?

You could reduce the overall volume before equalising/bass gain to avoid clipping but you'll lose resolution on the quieter sound. Then increase the amplification once it's analogue? I assume you'll still get analogue distortion but I'm no analogue audio expert.

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