Currently Being ModeratedNov 16, 2012 2:13 AM (in response to BonJovi101)
I assume that MP3 gain is something you have done with the MP3 file outside of iTunes, is that correct? (In other words, you have not used the "volume adjustment" inside iTunes.) Also, I will assume, unless you tell me otherwise, that you use Sync only ticked songs and videos to manage your iPod.
If this is the case, then you need to remove the songs from the iPod, then put them back onto it.
When a change is made within iTunes (for example, the volume adjustment for a song) then iTunes knows about it and can then put that change onto the iPod when it is Synced with iTunes. But if you use an external process, iTunes doesn't know, so it doesn't make any changes to the iPod. But if the songs are removed from the iPod, when you put them back onto it, iTunes "puts back" the file it finds on your computer. That is, the changed file.
To make this work, I suggest you do the following:
- In your iTunes Library, un-tick the songs you have changed.
- Connect the iPod to iTunes and allow it to Sync. This will now remove the un-ticked songs from the iPod.
- (Safely) disconnect the iPod from iTunes. You must do this, or the changes may not work.
- Check the iPod, if you wish, to confirm that the songs have been removed from it.
- Now, in the iTunes Library, put the ticks back on.
- Connect the iPod to iTunes and allow a Sync. This will now put on a copy of the song that is on your computer. that is, the changed one.
- (Safely) disconnect the iPod from iTunes.
- Hey presto!
You may want to check, just to confirm, that this really has worked. If so, try a test file, say an unimportant song and make an extreme change (either gain or lower).
Currently Being ModeratedNov 16, 2012 1:16 PM (in response to the fiend)
In mp3gain is it really bad to have clipping in songs i want all my songs to be loud and about 95db but they have clipping in them. Will the clipping be noticable when i play them on my speakers What should i do so all my songs are about the same volume and loud
Currently Being ModeratedNov 16, 2012 2:12 PM (in response to BonJovi101)
I thought you wanted help understanding how iTunes dealt with the files you had changed, not how do you deal with the MP3gain programme itself.
On the sourceforge website, I found a link to the pages about Mp3gain ( http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=ReplayGain_specification ) and on there is helpful information about clipping and how to deal with it.
But basically, if you have introduced clipping into your music by giving it too much gain, then it will almost certainly be noticeable on your speakers, whatever type you use.