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Old 06-12-2009, 03:44 PM   #1
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Question VLC make video sound higher than other media player


I am using Tomtem all the time on my ubuntu desktops then I have tried VLC today, I recognised that VLC can make sound volume of the videos more higher than other media players (mplayer, smplayer and tomtem)
- My questions is:
1: why VLC sound volume is higher than other players?
2: How to make other media player work like VLC in making videos sound volume more higher?
 
Old 07-03-2009, 03:00 AM   #2
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For mplayer see man mplayer. You can increase volume in software.
 
Old 07-29-2009, 10:44 AM   #3
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how to boost the sound in totem ??
 
Old 08-18-2009, 09:07 AM   #4
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Talking Use smplayer instead of totem..

I have a multimedia file. Itís a movie. I play it in Ubuntu with Totem Movie Player. I find the video of the movie was good but the volume was too low. I have already try to increase speaker volumes and player volumes but they are already on maximum level. I canít get more volume even my laptop speaker able to play more. This is not a problem if you have an external speaker with amplifier. You can increase the volumes without any problem, because when using external speaker you have the ability to increase it with amplifier. But I donít have it right now, I just have my laptop internal speaker and or an earphone. Itís the only one I got. So, now I want try to find how to increase the volume of the movie (or any other multimedia files) on my laptop if the sound is too low.

Next, I try to play it with another player, itís Gnome Player. This time, Gnome Player have the same result with Totem. It canít increase the volume. Then, I try to use VLC. VLC able to increase the volume by software, but itís not much. It has limited to some value only. Then when I play again the movie, itís mute in the middle of the movie. The volume is still quite low and there is silent after playing for few minutes. Itís still not good.

next, I try another player, Itís SMPlayer. I was surprise that I found SMPlayer able to increase the volume when playing a multimedia file. If you donít have SMPlayer, just install it with synaptic or using this command:

$ sudo apt-get install smplayer

If you already install SMPlayer, you can increase the volume. Just click preferences button and then you can configure it. On Preferences window, just go to General | Audio tab. Check ďUse software volume controlĒ and set your maximum amplification.

It really works..
 
Old 08-18-2009, 01:35 PM   #5
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Installing in progress
but I am trying to install the latest version from the launchpad
 
Old 08-19-2009, 02:55 AM   #6
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If you already install SMPlayer, you can increase the volume. Just click preferences button and then you can configure it. On Preferences window, just go to General | Audio tab. Check ďUse software volume controlĒ and set your maximum amplification.

It really works..
That was so true
thanks mate
Is there a way to make that work for Totem guys ???
 
Old 08-19-2009, 01:27 PM   #7
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Is there a way to make that work for Totem guys ???
Not, AFAIK by clicky-clicky.

Probably by looking at the sourcecode for smplayer to see how they did it, then add appropriate, similar code to totem, recompile, check it all works, and submit it as an improvement to totem.

Me? I just use the application that "works best" for me.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 02:55 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by tredegar View Post
Not, AFAIK by clicky-clicky.

Probably by looking at the sourcecode for smplayer to see how they did it, then add appropriate, similar code to totem, recompile, check it all works, and submit it as an improvement to totem.

Me? I just use the application that "works best" for me.
I am not a programmer to compile and recompile, Is there an easy way ?
 
Old 08-24-2009, 05:21 AM   #9
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Red face totem support..

well i suggested the smplayer just because i m not so able to change the source code of totem ..but really u have given a nice option....

but i have to search for it on net....well if i get something related to increasing the vol in totem ...i will surely gona share it..
 
  


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