6.2. Playing with Rezound


To know how to build Rezound, see Section 3.14.

The WAV file produced by Timemachine must be edited with Rezound to remove extra parts, control volume level or apply effects.

To launch Rezound as a Jack client do:

rezound --audio-method=jack

Once your file is loaded, cut the beginning and the ending to fit your needs.

Figure 6-3. Rezound main window

I am used to raise the volume level. To do that, select the entire song with CTRL-A and click on the main menu to Effects->Gain. Then enter a scalar value of 3 or 4, raise the Gain level and click on the Okay button to apply changes on the current file.

Figure 6-4. Rezound Gain Control window

You can also apply a fade out at the end. Select the region you want to apply a fade out, then click on the main menu to Effects->Curved gain. Choose Linear Fade Out or anything else by double-clicking on it and click on the Okay button.

Figure 6-5. Rezound Curved Gain window

Then save your file. When saving the file, Rezound will popup a dialog that will allow you to change properties of the WAV encoding. With my configuration I must save WAV with a signed sample format and a width format of 24. If I do not do that, Oggenc OGG encoding will turn in nothing else than a noisy file [1].

Figure 6-6. Rezound save window



However Lame MP3 encoding can be done on WAV in signed 32 format without any problem.