[SOLO]兒女英雄傳 The Story of Hero Boys and Hero Girls by Wen-mas

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Post by YuqingJune » May 19th, 2020, 3:54 pm

tding wrote:
May 19th, 2020, 7:52 am
Excellent, Yuqing. Don't forget to flip the status for Section 6.

Tina
Oops, my bad. Looking forward to what's next!
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Post by tding » May 26th, 2020, 12:16 pm

Hello, Yuqing,

Section 7 has been uploaded at https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/heroboys_07_wen_128kb.mp3 (39:41) for your PL.

Thanks.

Tina

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Post by YuqingJune » May 27th, 2020, 3:07 am

tding wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 12:16 pm
Hello, Yuqing,

Section 7 has been uploaded at https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/heroboys_07_wen_128kb.mp3 (39:41) for your PL.

Thanks.

Tina
PL notes:

At an average of 92.2, the volume falls slightly outside of the target range (86–92 dB).
But since it's still a "pass with warnings," it's up to you whether this is to be re-adjusted!

16:14 - 眾位 is misread as 諸位
18:15 - 長著嘴 is read as 長張嘴

This section really gave me a thrill. I'd love to hear the next chapter so much!
Cheers,
Yuqing :D

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Post by tding » May 28th, 2020, 7:56 am

YuqingJune wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 3:07 am
tding wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 12:16 pm
Hello, Yuqing,

Section 7 has been uploaded at https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/heroboys_07_wen_128kb.mp3 (39:41) for your PL.

Thanks.

Tina
PL notes:

At an average of 92.2, the volume falls slightly outside of the target range (86–92 dB).
But since it's still a "pass with warnings," it's up to you whether this is to be re-adjusted!

16:14 - 眾位 is misread as 諸位
18:15 - 長著嘴 is read as 長張嘴

This section really gave me a thrill. I'd love to hear the next chapter so much!
Hi, Yuqing, I've corrected the 2 places. However, I've not put too much energy into Audacity. I'm not sure if I inadvertently moved some settings. How do I "test" my current playback dB to know whether it's in the target range? Sorry to bug you with this. Any quick pointer is appreciated before I upload.

Thanks.

Tina

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Post by YuqingJune » May 28th, 2020, 4:29 pm

Apparently, Audacity doesn't have a volume checking feature itself.

If I recall correctly, volume adjustment using this app is just a trial-and-error process, i.e. we'll need to de-amplify the whole soundtrack until it looks alright, then export it, and eventually use Checker to see if the volume falls under the target range (86-92 dB).
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » May 31st, 2020, 9:20 am

I can lower volume when I'm cataloging. I don't like to raise it, because it's an automatic process that can't account for clipping. So it's better if the reader raises volume within Audacity.

As to checking volume within Audaicity - there is a plug in for that! See info here: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Measuring_Volume_within_Audacity

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Post by YuqingJune » May 31st, 2020, 6:05 pm

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
May 31st, 2020, 9:20 am
I can lower volume when I'm cataloging. I don't like to raise it, because it's an automatic process that can't account for clipping. So it's better if the reader raises volume within Audacity.

As to checking volume within Audaicity - there is a plug in for that! See info here: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Measuring_Volume_within_Audacity

MaryAnn
That's something new to learn. :)
Thank you, MaryAnn!
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Post by tding » June 1st, 2020, 12:10 pm

Thanks to both ladies! I installed ReplayGain and also found the MP3Gain for use. :D

The revised section 7 has been uploaded for your review.

Tina

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Post by YuqingJune » June 1st, 2020, 8:32 pm

tding wrote:
June 1st, 2020, 12:10 pm
Thanks to both ladies! I installed ReplayGain and also found the MP3Gain for use. :D

The revised section 7 has been uploaded for your review.

Tina
Can you adjust the kbps output please? It should be 120kb, instead of 320. Thanks!
Cheers,
Yuqing :D

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Post by tding » June 2nd, 2020, 9:01 am

YuqingJune wrote:
June 1st, 2020, 8:32 pm
tding wrote:
June 1st, 2020, 12:10 pm
Thanks to both ladies! I installed ReplayGain and also found the MP3Gain for use. :D

The revised section 7 has been uploaded for your review.

Tina
Can you adjust the kbps output please? It should be 120kb, instead of 320. Thanks!
:oops: :oops: Did I do that?! I wonder how the setting got messed up during my export action. Anyway, the file's updated and uploaded! Sorry for the trouble.

Tina

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Post by YuqingJune » June 2nd, 2020, 4:08 pm

I don't actually know what went wrong, but the bit rate is still 320.
Could you re-export and re-upload the file, please?
Thanks!
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Post by tding » June 3rd, 2020, 9:14 am

Yuqing,

I sent it up there again. How do you check the kbps of the uploaded file?

Tina

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Post by YuqingJune » June 3rd, 2020, 4:55 pm

tding wrote:
June 3rd, 2020, 9:14 am
Yuqing,

I sent it up there again. How do you check the kbps of the uploaded file?

Tina
Section 07 PL OK! :)

It's pretty much a standard procedure for PLs - I download the file and "feed" it to the checker app on my computer.
An alert would pop up if anything's wrong, be it volume or format.

Just in case you haven't explored this option, here's a brief intro: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Checker

Hope this helps!
Cheers,
Yuqing :D

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Post by tding » June 4th, 2020, 7:32 am

:clap: :clap: Thank you.

Tina

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Post by tding » June 18th, 2020, 11:32 am

Hello, Yuqing,

I hope things are going all right for you. I've uploaded Section 08 for your review - https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/heroboys_08_wen_128kb.mp3 (42:31).

Thanks.

Tina

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