ONLamp: One… No… Two Things Linux Has That Windows Doesn’t (Yet)

“A cry from a fellow composer arrived yesterday asking how to
quickly adjust the gain level for over 10,000 audio files.
Designers from all over recommended the usual applications–Peak,
SoundForge, Waves, Barbabatch, Wavelab–as help to his

“Fine recommendations, but this is a perfect job for Linux. A
simple script, the bash shell and free Linux audio applications can
fix him up nicely. (Those who don’t have a spare PC quit
belly-aching. Linux doesn’t require the horsepower that Windows
craves, so retrieve that old clunker you tossed last year and see
my article Resurrect Your Old PC for Music–with Linux for the cost
of a blank CD…)”


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