[FFmpeg-user] What exactly is an "amplitude ratio"?

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 23:29:41 EET 2019

2019-01-28 17:30 GMT+01:00, Josh McNeill <josh8211 at gmail.com>:

> I'm using the silencedetect filter for a project, and I've been using an
> amplitude ratio for the threshold (i.e., n=), but I'm not sure what this
> actually refers to. My guess is that it's a percentage of the peak
> amplitude in the file (e.g., 0.01 is 1% of the highest amplitude)

Not the peak amplitude in the file but the maximum possible
amplitude afaict.

Carl Eugen

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