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Trakworx 19th May 2013 05:53 PM

Headroom of Final Master
Do you output masters peaking at 0dBfs, or do you leave, say 0.5dB of headroom to reduce clipping when consumers convert to lossy formats down the line?

Thanks so much for doing this!

Howie Weinberg 21st May 2013 08:59 PM

I leave about .2 or .4 but it depends on the program and who the client is.