How loud should your podcast be? There are standards and then there’s the reality. I analyzed over 600 top US podcast episodes to find out the true loudness you should aim for.
The Podcast Loudness Standards from Apple are:
- overall loudness remains around -16 dB LKFS, with a +/- 1 dB tolerance
- the true-peak value doesn’t exceed -1 dB FS
This post is about the reality. I crawled the iTunes pages for a handful of top-100 podcasts from different…