Windows Media Centre Volume too low

Windows Media Centre Volume too lowDo you find yourself using VLC Media Player to play video content, because the Windows Media Centre volume is too low, even when set to maximum ?

As a work around, you could use VLC media player which includes a feature to artificially increase volume of a video to 200%

But why, when this simple fix will mean you can continue to watch content with loud volume within Windows Media Centre.

  • In Windows, right click the speaker icon in the system tray, and select Playback Devices.
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  • Double click your default output device.
  • Click the Enhancements tab.
  • Tick the checkbox forĀ Loudness Equalization.
  • Click Ok to close, and return to the Desktop.

 

Finally, in Windows Media Centre, select Settings from the Tasks menu, then select TV / Audio and tickĀ the checkbox for Auto Volume.

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Note: VLC Media Player is great software, which is very useful when content is out of sync.