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April 26, 2018

Audio Compression Parameters Guide

What is compression? Why compress? What means threshold, ratio, knee, attack, release…? Compressors are used to reduce the dynamic range – the space between the lowest and louder sound in a same track. That means, the compressor will limit the louders sounds and make louder the softest sounds.  In this article, I’m going to explain you what means every parameter.