How to Use NuGen Audio LMCorrect for Loudness Compliance
NuGen Audio LMCorrect is a powerful tool that can help you achieve loudness compliance for your audio files in a fast and easy way. Whether you need to conform to broadcast standards, streaming platforms, or other specifications, LMCorrect can automatically measure and correct your audio with True Peak limiting and dialog-gated loudness.
In this article, we will show you how to use NuGen Audio LMCorrect as a standalone application or as a plug-in for your DAW or NLE. We will also explain some of the features and benefits of this software, and how it can save you time and hassle in your loudness workflow.
What is NuGen Audio LMCorrect?
NuGen Audio LMCorrect is a software that provides an automatic and hassle-free route to loudness-compliant audio. It can handle audio files from mono to 7.1.2 channels, and it supports all current loudness standards, such as EBU R128, ITU-R BS.1770, ATSC A/85, OP-59, Netflix, Spotify, YouTube, and more.
LMCorrect can measure and correct your audio faster than real-time, using a unique look-ahead True Peak limiter that prevents potential compliance failure due to loudness correction. It can also transform your audio from one specification to another with a single click, without the need to manually repurpose in your editor.
With the optional DynApt extension, LMCorrect can also adjust the LRA and dynamics of your audio, while preserving dialog intelligibility and respecting intentional dramatic transitions. This is especially useful for adapting your audio for different platforms and devices.
How to Use NuGen Audio LMCorrect as a Standalone Application?
If you want to use NuGen Audio LMCorrect as a standalone application, you need to download and install it from the official website: https://nugenaudio.com/lm-correct/. You can try it for free for 15 days, or purchase a license for $399.
Once you have installed LMCorrect, you can launch it from your desktop or start menu. You will see a simple interface that allows you to drag and drop your audio files into the main window. You can also use the File menu to open or save files.
After you load your audio file, you will see some information about its format, duration, sample rate, bit depth, channels, and loudness parameters. You can also play back your audio using the transport controls at the bottom of the window.
To correct your audio, you need to select a target preset from the drop-down menu at the top right corner of the window. You can choose from various presets that match different loudness standards and specifications. You can also create your own custom preset by clicking on the Edit button next to the menu.
Once you select a preset, LMCorrect will automatically analyze and adjust your audio according to the target parameters. You will see the corrected values in green below the original values in white. You can also see a graphical representation of the loudness history and True Peak level of your audio in the middle of the window.
If you are happy with the results, you can save your corrected audio file by clicking on the Save button at the top left corner of the window. You can choose to save it as a new file or overwrite the original file. You can also export your loudness report as a PDF or CSV file by clicking on the Report button next to the Save button.
How to Use NuGen Audio LMCorrect as a Plug-in?
If you want to use NuGen Audio LMCorrect as a plug-in for your DAW or NLE, you need to download and install it from the official website: https://nugenaudio.com/lm-correct/. You can try it for free for 15 days, or purchase a license for $399.
LMCorrect is available as an AAX (64-bit), VST3 (64-bit), AU (64-bit), or Adobe Premiere Pro CC CEP plug-in. You can find it in your plug-in folder or manager after installation. You can then insert it on an audio track or clip in your DAW or NLE.
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