analyze a .wav or .mp3 file
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Mon Jan 11 23:12:51 UTC 2010
Chris Brannon wrote:
> As of version 14.3.0, it is sox whatever.wav -n stat, instead of -e stat.
> The volume adjustment number always seemed helpful when looking for a blank
> file. It is much greater than 1.00 if the file contains silence.
> The other statistics are probably useful as well, but I don't know very
> much about digital audio.
I was about to fire off a similar email, but Chris beat me to the
punch. If you just want the volume adjustment, you can add "-v"
at the end of the command:
sox my_file.wav -n stat -v
and all it reports is the volume number with no extra
information. Can be useful for scripting purposes too.
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