How to Make Mp3 Files Louder

Many times, an Mp3 file does not play at a desired volume. Fortunately, this is a very simple issue to fix--provided that you have the proper equipment to alter the file and the technical know-how. It is very easy to learn.

Turn It Up

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Open your audio editing program. It can range from third-party shareware off the Internet to professional systems such as Pro-Tools and Cakewalk, but anything with a basic decibel boost or compressor should do the trick.

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Import your Mp3.

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Open your compressor tool or decibel booster and increase the output levels so that the playback is now at the desired volume.

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Save changes and export the file.

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Play back the file to make sure desired changes have taken effect.