If you’re watching a stream there are a few frustrating things that can happen: the video can freeze or skip, the quality could be bad, or the sound could be difficult to understand or hear. Here we wanted to offer a few tips to help with your stream audio. Sometimes problems are unavoidable depending on the situation of the end user, but here are a few things you can do to make sure you are producing a good audio mix.
Mix to Headphones
- Mix to headphones. This will help cut out any disruptive noise and make sure you are accurately hearing every detail. Then check it on bad speakers and bad headphones. What does that mean? Most people who are watching a live stream aren’t listening to it on a high dollar, custom tuned sound system. Most people are listening on their phone or laptop or on a pair of headphones. So, create your mix to sound good on that! If you’re doing a live stream, be sure to do a test first so you know what will sound good on those phone speakers.
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