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hermione
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Post by hermione » January 13th, 2019, 5:18 am

128 kbps, Mono and amplified using Audacity.

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

Hermione :)

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Post by Carolin » January 13th, 2019, 5:57 am

hi and welcome to librivox!

i have checked your test and you are almost there! i have two notes for you

your volume is a little high! we aim at 89 decibel with a 86 to 92 decibel. you are at 92.8 decibel now. there are a bunch of tools you can use to regulate your volume. we have tutorials on all of them
i woud recommend the add on tool replaygain. it sets your volume to 89 decibel reliably :) you can find the tutorial here https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Measuring_Volume_within_Audacity
all the other tutorials are here https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Audacity_Tutorials

the other thing is that i think you have a bit of background noise that could be cleaned out. could you try noisecleaning your recording? we have a tutorial on it here as well https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Noisecleaning_With_Pics :)

let us know if you have any questions :)
Carolin

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hermione
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Post by hermione » January 14th, 2019, 7:09 am

Thank you :thumbs:

Wasn't able to install replaygain. How's this?

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_hermione2.mp3

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Post by mightyfelix » January 15th, 2019, 12:55 am

Much better! :clap: You're all set to record. Check out the Readers Wanted forums to find a project that interests you. Have fun!

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