1 minute test french and english [OK]

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cartapouille
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Post by cartapouille » June 6th, 2021, 9:11 am

Greetings,

here is my 1 minute test in french (native)

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_FR_low.mp3

and here is the same in english (non native, obviously :D)

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_EN_low.mp3

I recorded them on my Windows computer using a Zoom H1n mic in USB mode, and Audacity finally. Completely raw

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Post by sjmarky » June 6th, 2021, 12:51 pm

I reviewed your test sample and some changes are needed. LibriVox requires audio that is 128kbps constant bit rate, 44.1kHz sample rate, mono, and between 86db and 92db, preferably 89-90. Your audio is 89kbps variable bit rate.

When exporting your MP3 from Audacity, be sure to first check Bit Rate Mode - Constant, then select 128kb from the pull-down menu, and check Force Export to Mono.

You can check your audio yourself by downloading the free Checker app: https://cgjennings.ca/projects/checker/

Please record a new test with the same file name and post it as a reply. I’ll return and review it for you.
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cartapouille
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Post by cartapouille » June 8th, 2021, 8:26 am

Hey,

Thanks for the feedback, I'll download checker and work on a new version asap, I have to fiddle around my settings apparently :)

Cheers!

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Post by cartapouille » June 14th, 2021, 7:19 am

Hey,

So here is a new batch of tests, hope those pass it (and I used Checker !)

French:

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/1minute_test_fr_ok.mp3

English


https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/1minute_test_eng_ok.mp3

Thank you for the feedback!

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Post by sjmarky » June 14th, 2021, 9:26 am

Okay, you are good-to-go. At least in English. Happy narrating!
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