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Topic # 30352 5-Feb-2009 10:34
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Hi guys,

When I play avi files on my htpc, they come out very quiet compared to music or TV. Music/TV are quite loud by the time I get to 40% volume whereas avis/mpgs I can play on 100% and need to adjust the volume on my AV receiver to get it real loud.

Im using vista HP, ffdshow (which I have not configured in any way yet) and the audio goes through spdif straight from motherboard.

Is this something to do with ffdshow? anyone else had this or similar? Any suggestions would be appreciated

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  Reply # 194226 5-Feb-2009 11:11
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When you installed FFDSHOW did you UNcheck the option to have FFDSHOW manage your audio decoding for video files?  If not, try uninstalling FFDSHOW and reinstalling, this time deselecting any Audio management by FFDSHOW.  That should sort it.

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  Reply # 194233 5-Feb-2009 11:43
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with your movies, is it specifically the voices etc that are quiet, with the sound effects bweing louder?

I had this problem and it was some fader or setting i had to change within ffdshow to bump up the volume for this particular aspect.

If not...as you were lol




 


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Reply # 194284 5-Feb-2009 15:03
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Thanks for the suggestions guys. Its not just the speech thats quiet, its the whole soundtrack for all AVI movies.

Will try the suggestion of reinstalling ffdshow and report back




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  Reply # 194753 8-Feb-2009 16:30
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Reinstalling ffdshow and unchecking the audio decoding options worked well. Theyre still a little quieter but much better now.

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