Jump to content

Add some gain to my final mastered track?


Recommended Posts

hello,

 

i simply want to add some gain to my final mastered track. however the maximizer (third party plug in) i use is not creating a nice effect.

to add gain instead using a maximizer, could't i just add gain in the adaptive limiter? or should i add volume from the output of the adaptive limiter. :?

 

thanks

Link to comment
Share on other sites

If you want to add gain, use neither a maximizer nor an adaptive limiter: use a volume fader, or a Gain plug-in.

 

If you want to increase the perceived volume without raising the gain, then you need to watch the composition, performance, arranging, orchestration, mixing and mastering, as all of those factor in on the impression of loudness your mix is going to give the listener.

 

Now for a quick answer to your question, yes, you can use the adaptive limiter to boost the loudness without changing the gain. Once the output of the adaptive limiter is set (for example to 0 dBFS), do not adjust the volume again after the output of the adaptive limiter. That plug-in is typically the last one on your stereo out channel strip.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...