How to Normalize Audio in Reaper?

Audio peak normalization is a process during which your audio will reach a certain peak level and the rest of your audio will increase in audio volume relative to how your peak level was affected. It’s a quick tool to make your audio louder or quieter without worrying about going above 0dB and introducing audio clipping.

Applying Normalize effect in Reaper.
Applying Normalize effect in Reaper.

To apply audio normalization in Reaper, follow these steps:

  • Select audio clip
  • Go to Actions->Show action list
  • Type in ‘Normalize’
  • Choose Item properties: Normalize items (peak/RMS/LUFS)
  • Click Run
  • Normalize Peak to a desired level
  • Click OK

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