Compression Ratio Explained | Controlling a Compressor

Compression Ratio Explained

What is the ratio on a compressor?

When you apply compression to a track in your mix, you’ll control that compression using a handful of parameters which include threshold, ratio, attack, release, knee, and gain. To make sure that you make your compression sound precisely the way you want, you need to know how to use each parameter.

In this video, we’ll focus on the ratio parameter, so that you know exactly what the ratio setting on your compressor does.

Check out the video here.


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