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Old 18th April 2019, 13:33   #14
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Originally Posted by MrSinatra View Post
Not sure what u mean by 'the first part,' but possible clipping, which I never experience, is preferable to me over limiting.
If you never experience clipping you wouldn't experience any limiting either.

Or to put it another way, all digital formats are peak limited. The limiter just replaces one form (chopping off the peaks) with another (temporarily lowering gain) in order to minimize distortion. And since most people prefer a slightly compressed sound over a distorted one or spurious clicks whenever a short peak got clipped, it's enabled by default.
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