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- v. Present participle of overcompress.
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Now, the problem is overcompressing the dynamic range the “loudness” problem.
Then again, I am quite the amateur engineer, and I, myself, have a problem with overcompressing everything yes, and I hate the sound of it.
In most areas, Comcast passes local HD channels as it they are broadcast, but that doesn't stop your local affiliates from overcompressing their HD feeds to make room for weather, news, and other subchannels.