Video Tutorials to loud

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Please lower the volume of your tutorial videos. You get shock and hearing damage every time you start one. It is better that it is quiet and you have to increase the volume instead of screaming too loudly.

Best regards
Siegfried Bendel

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Rick Stone

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This post makes me ponder if there is some kind of universal suggested volume that should be used for videos. While I have never noticed the TechSmith videos being too loud, I have noticed over the years that there seems to be no consistency to videos of all types that I see. Some are barely audible and the volume needs to be boosted in order to hear them comfortably while others are as described above, where you scramble to adjust the volume before your ears are damaged.
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Ed Covney

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Siegfried - Can you provide a link to the tutorial you are referring to?
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David Bookbinder

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I don't find them too loud at all. But then, I have old ears. Easier to turn the volume down than to try to turn it up past 100%.
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Rick, I think LUFS, a loudness unit you can work with in some digital audio workstations was created in part by efforts of regulators to ensure commercials don’t blast the volume in comparison to the television programs they accompany.

I want to say -16 or so has been described as an average level at which to keep podcasts.

I believe the audio leveling in TSC 2019 uses LUFS as the measurement unit when leveling out all clips of in a project.
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Also, it’s better to turn down than to have to turn up louder than your speakers can handle to hear comfortably.
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