Volume controls

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Bob De
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Volume controls

Post by Bob De » Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:38 pm

I record a local theater group. My recordings are usually 10 to 20 channels at once. Is there a plugin that would allow me to control the volume on each channel live. I've been doing it in post but it adds a lot of extra work..

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Re: Volume controls

Post by Trebor » Fri Nov 19, 2021 3:10 pm

Bob De wrote:
Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:38 pm
... I've been doing it in post but it adds a lot of extra work ...
Everything in Audacity is post.

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Re: Volume controls

Post by DVDdoug » Fri Nov 19, 2021 4:34 pm

Presumably there is already a mixer and you should be able to record the stereo or mono output of the mixer.
I've been doing it in post but it adds a lot of extra work..
You're currently recording multitrack with Audacity?

And you already have a multi-channel audio interface, or your mixer doubles as a multi-channel interface? Any DAW application will allow you to adjust the levels during recording. (You will probably still need render a stereo or mono mix as a separate step.)

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Re: Volume controls

Post by Bob De » Wed Nov 24, 2021 1:09 pm

So I guess that audacity does not have a way to adjust the volume for each channel while recording..

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Re: Volume controls

Post by steve » Wed Nov 24, 2021 4:40 pm

Bob De wrote:
Wed Nov 24, 2021 1:09 pm
So I guess that audacity does not have a way to adjust the volume for each channel while recording..
No. Audacity will record the audio exactly as it receives it.
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