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Anyone know why some songs I am playing are generally louder then the others? Like Ive got a Star Wars Soundtrack cd and the first trilogy is louder then the second trilogy? Why?
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happens to me all the damn time stupid music industry doesnt seem to have a standard on volume leveling. If you are ripping with nero, try normalize audio files, if you are using itunes, try 'automatic sound levelling'
    
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Figures search for an hour then post it here and search for a min after and find it this might fix it ill try when I get home.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...ameVolume.aspx
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omg dude you are a BIG nerd Starwars soundtracks!?!!? Omg
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YAY love the StarWars soundtrack
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post #6 of 9
it's because u have smart volume management on. That feacher automatically adjusts the volume "to best optimize a consumers needs to best optimize the audio experience"
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post #7 of 9
you have to enable volume leveling(most media players have it), and yes the music industry standard is 128kbps
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post #8 of 9
Its simply Volumn leveling..Its different for some Songs mate. You can also enable it or disable it with some sound cards such as the X-FI.
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I had this same issue playing my mp3 library through winamp, found a volume normalizer plug-in that worked great. Problem I found is that many recordings use compression to make the relative volume the same but the actual perceived volume is much louder. Same thing happens on some TV channels, when the show you're watching is quieter then the commercials (actually very annoying!), without touching the volume on the TV itself.
    
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