Author Topic: what a good sound EQ  (Read 252 times)

Offline letmebefrank

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what a good sound EQ
« on: October 24, 2016, 05:40:37 am »
the pulseaudio is only letting me adjust left and right, i have it set to 5.1, how do i get an  equalizer?

Offline pavroo

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Re: what a good sound EQ
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2016, 12:17:40 pm »
What about pavucontrol?
Nothing is easy as it looks.

Offline letmebefrank

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Re: what a good sound EQ
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 03:29:38 am »
thats identical has speaker control but nothing for like bass and treb.

Offline paxmark1

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Re: what a good sound EQ
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2016, 02:28:22 pm »
"aptitude search equalize"
"aptitude show pulseaudio-equalizer"
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Offline seppalta

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Re: what a good sound EQ
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2016, 09:36:15 pm »
Good players generally include equalizers.  For example, vlc under "Show extended settings" has 3 controls:  Equalizer, Compressor and Spatializer: 
http://lxlinux.com/vlc-settings.jpg
The Equalizer offers presets by genre.

I have no experience with pulseaudio equalizer, because on my set-up (openbox) it requires an additional 41 packages installed or upgraded, which involves 43 MB additional space.

Offline Dai_trying

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Re: what a good sound EQ
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2016, 02:10:45 pm »
I have written a client for Xmms2 for which I had to code my own equalizer (requested by user) but as with anything xmms2 related I was lucky enough to find some good examples to learn from. I don't know why nobody has thought to have this sort of setting in standard audio settings though, I'm sure it would be popular.