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Old 09-20-2010, 08:26 PM   #1
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hello,
I'm watching some movies on my laptop, but the sound is very low. The video was probably just recorded at a too low sound level. VLC offers to multiply the volume by 2 (200%), but it isn't enough. I'm not looking for quality, if improving the sound makes the quality less good. Can I do better than that, either with a video software or admin task (I'm using ubuntu) ?
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Old 09-20-2010, 08:29 PM   #2
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Try alsamixer in a terminal, sometimes Ubuntu sets the level to low for some devices.
 
Old 09-20-2010, 08:33 PM   #3
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Hello, thanks for trying to solve my problem. I had already tried alsamixer. Everything is at 100%, except the mic.
There is probably a way to increase the sound volume over 100%, as VLC does. This is not a hardware issue, because I sometimes listen to music at a far higher volume on the same computer. It just has to do with the video file, but I don't know how to go over 200% with VLC.

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VLC can pull it up to 400%. Do not use the volumechanger, instead move the mouse over the video window and use the mousewheel.
 
  


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