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Hi

I have a video which i wish to upload to youtube,
But the audio is very low on it, is there a way to amplify the audio save the movie to a new file, and then upload that new file to youtube?

Thanks
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open file in video editing. increase volume then export.

more details help. what do you have at your disposal
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Originally Posted by Conspiracy View Post

open file in video editing. increase volume then export.

more details help. what do you have at your disposal

Thanks for your reply.

I don't really have any software which would do this. But i don't mind getting a software which would to this easily (at a reasonable cost)
The only software i use right now is Windows Live: Movie Maker, i tried to increase the volume on that but it didn't really increase it by much to make any difference.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by karan.t View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Conspiracy View Post

open file in video editing. increase volume then export.

more details help. what do you have at your disposal

Thanks for your reply.

I don't really have any software which would do this. But i don't mind getting a software which would to this easily (at a reasonable cost)
The only software i use right now is Windows Live: Movie Maker, i tried to increase the volume on that but it didn't really increase it by much to make any difference.

are you editing on your sig rig running windows? sadly windows movie maker isnt that great at anything more than using up a small fraction of your HDD tongue.gif

if so find a copy of sony vegas. its cheap and does the trick. thumb.gif and is a great platform to learn how to edit on if that interests you
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    What format is your input video in, and what format is your output video in?  The audio could possibly be boosted in either video, but I need to know their formats first.  Windows Media Video (*.wmv)?  MPEG2 (*.mpg)?  AVCHD (*.mts, *.mt2s, *.ts)? Audio Video Interleave (*.avi)?
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format shouldnt matter when trying to change audio levels in an edit suite wink.gif
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    Well, what the OP particularly asked for sounds so much like my muxing/demuxing workflow for last-minute audio editing in videos:
 
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...But the audio is very low on it, is there a way to amplify the audio and save the movie to a new file, and then upload that new file to youtube?
 
 
    For boosting audio levels (or cleaning up/editing audio, or introducing an auxiliary Hi-Fi audio track) in a finished (camcorder) or authored (edited, cut) video, I would use a muxer/demuxer like MP4Box, MKVmerge, TsMuxer, VirtualDub or Windows Media Stream Editor to extract the audio track separately.  Then I would edit the audio file with dedicated audio editing software (like Adobe Audition or Audacity) and then save the audio back to the same (or compatible) format and remux with the original video track.  That's why the format mattered with my method.  While I agree that your method (buy better video authoring software; in particular, Sony Vegas) is a good choice, my alternative would be free if he's using a compatible file format. thumb.gif

    Since the OP didn't respond to your suggestion, I suggested something else... wink.gif
 
Edited by Techie007 - 6/9/13 at 8:26pm
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AKA audio sweetening wink.gif
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