Before installing third party software on your computer, ensure that you have exhausted all native Windows solutions. Check the computer's internal volume and audio settings and make sure they are all at maximum. Then, ensure that all applications used to play such files also have maxed volume settings. Finally, make sure that you have set any audio hardware connected to the computer to maximum volume.
VLC Media Player
Sometimes the problem of low volume lies in the program playing the recording. Download VLC media player free from videolan.org. VLC allows the user to increase the recording's volume by up to 200 percent. VLC is useful because it is compatible with most (if not all) video and audio files. The the developers of the VLC media player distribute the program as freeware.
VolumeTouch is a free audio editing program and lets the user adjust the volume of a recording instantly using the scroll button on a mouse. This is a convenient way to increase volume on the fly. Rather than editing files to make them louder, simply flick the mouse and the volume instantly increases.
ShuangzSoft Audio Editor 1.0
ShuangzSoft Audio Editor 1.0 is also free to download and allows the user to edit .WAV and .MP3 files. The program has a simple interface that is user-friendly, which makes adjustments to track volume simple as it takes only a few clicks of the mouse. The program also has some handy features like adding fades to the begging and ending of songs.
NoiseNak 2004 V1.0.
Complete Software Solutions developed NoiseNak as a volume programming option. NoiseNak allows the user to set the computer's volume to a schedule and change volume automatically, depending on the user's activities. For example, the volume of the computer can be set to low while booting or shutting down and very high while playing DVDs. The program has a free trial, but a full version costs $15.
This software allows users to tweak the volume of MP3 audio files. In addition, the program offers features such as, "mp3 normalizer, mp3gain, volume boost, bass boost, and volume enhancer," according to their website mp3doctor.com. They offer a free trial of their program, which lasts 30 days, after which the program will cease to function and the user must purchase a registration key for $30 to continue using the program.
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