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ReaScripts: Multiply Gap Between Items


These scripts are meant to compress/expand (multiply) gaps between selected items by a certain percentage. These are especially useful in Podcast editing worfklow.

This mimic Audacity compess silence feature, from the trim silence module. In REAPER, you can use it after the Auto-trim silence action.

Thanks to Andrew Gelina for initial sponsor, and who has promoted these scripts in The Podcast Engineering Show (PES 155, around 41:00).

Pack Content



After purchase, installation instructions will be provided here and on the dedicated Purchase Confirmation page. License are valid lifetime. You will be able to enjoy updates and new scripts added to the pack.


  1. Download file and unzip
  2. (Optionnal) Put it in REAPER user resource folder (Options -> Open Resource Folder)
  3. Open Action List
  4. Click on ReaScript: Load and choose the script file
  5. Select items and run the scripts


There is two scripts: one which considers gaps between items per track, and the other which considers gaps between items on all tracks (useful for multitracks dialog editing).

Script demo: a simple pop up to allow you to compress silence between items by a certain percentage amount. Note: now it also have “minimum gap length” input field.

Custom Action

Perform on all items of selected tracks

You can wrap the script in a custom action to make it perform in all items of selected tracks with these actions

  1. Item: Unselect all items
  2. Item: Select all items in track
  3. X-Raym_Multiply selected items inbetween all tracks gaps by X percents.lua


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