Normalizing MP3S with Mac

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So, I have a bunch of mp3 files I am copying to an SD card. I'm wondering if there is a way to normalize them, other than using iTunes. I don't want to port them into my library, just to run a sound check on them, because they simply don't belong there. So, is there a stand-alone app that I can use for normalization? Thanks

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Submitted by WildmanJoe on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Thanks Marrie. Unfortunately, I can't find it on that site. Googling now, but so far I can only find the windows version.

Submitted by Herby on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

How about Audacity. I've been using it, and it is quite ok.

Submitted by KE7ZUM on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The reason I recommended mp3gain is so that mp3s are not reemcoded after the process. This avoids artifacting.

Submitted by themusicman08 on Monday, June 6, 2016

I just saw this posting and decided to comment. i went looking on the link that's provided. Is this program no longer available for Mack? I have some mp3 files that could use a bit of a nice soft touch. Some need a volume increase, while other's need a bit of a decrease. I don't have Sound Forge here or else I would use that on this Mack. I actually wish I could transfer my license of Sound Forge on the PC to the Mack because I have a key for a licensed copy but, of course, it's for Windows.