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post #136 of 146
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Originally Posted by esmBOS View Post

works with spotify for me!

Well, I just don't really feel like using EQ if I can't use it for everything :/

post #137 of 146
It should work with everything. I have no idea why it wouldn't work for you with Spotify, it does for me.
post #138 of 146

I don't know, really. It seems it just doesn't work for all programs in general, yet they are all going through the windows mixer..

 

Anyone here who has some knowledge in EQ'ing? When EQ'ing my modded hd800 I'm not sure whether I should EQ down a 'peak' around 7.5 kHz. Reason why, is because I seem to remember that's a resonant frequency within the ear canal, meaning it would occur naturally, headphones or not, no?

post #139 of 146

Well, sweet.  The Equalizer APO software worked perfect for me on Windows 8.  I used the Peace GUI interface to control it. Really nice to have 1 EQ controlling everything!

post #140 of 146
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Originally Posted by davidsh View Post
 

I don't know, really. It seems it just doesn't work for all programs in general, yet they are all going through the windows mixer..

 

Anyone here who has some knowledge in EQ'ing? When EQ'ing my modded hd800 I'm not sure whether I should EQ down a 'peak' around 7.5 kHz. Reason why, is because I seem to remember that's a resonant frequency within the ear canal, meaning it would occur naturally, headphones or not, no?

It does work for everything! Have you run Configurator.exe in EqualizerAPO folder? You have to specify which audio outputs you want to be configured by the APO.

post #141 of 146
Of course I have and it works fine for foobar for example. Not spotify, though.
post #142 of 146
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Originally Posted by davidsh View Post

Of course I have and it works fine for foobar for example. Not spotify, though.

You are doing something wrong then, mine works for foobar, spotify, mediamonkey, + 2 other usb headsets and so on.

post #143 of 146

If you got the EqAPO working with one software then it should work with others as well ... unless you set the playback software output to use WASAPI Exclusive mode, ASIO or other driver API which bypasses the system APO features ... or your playback software uses HW accelerated OpenAL for output ... or your playback software disables audio enhancements. (check the EqualizerAPO Wiki documentation).

post #144 of 146
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If you got the EqAPO working with one software then it should work with others as well ... unless you set the playback software output to use WASAPI Exclusive mode, ASIO or other driver API which bypasses the system APO features ... or your playback software uses HW accelerated OpenAL for output ... or your playback software disables audio enhancements. (check the EqualizerAPO Wiki documentation).

Perhaps..

post #145 of 146

EqualizerAPO v0.9 been released lately.

Binaries/src: http://sourceforge.net/projects/equalizerapo/files/ 

Wiki: http://sourceforge.net/p/equalizerapo/wiki/Configuration%20reference/

 

I have not checked other but the documentation of the new EqAPO 0.9 and by that I suppose GUI's I've done for v0.8x needs to be updated before those can be used with this new version. I'll update those GUI's ASAP.

EDIT: Installed the v. 0.9 and tried my GUI software ... no issues which I was expecting ....

 

BTW, as v. 0.9 supports now custom filters (IIR) ... there are coefficients for RIAA (vinyl) and CD de-emphasis filters listed @ http://jiiteepee.tripod.com/home.html


Edited by jiiteepee - 8/12/14 at 2:35pm
post #146 of 146
  1. Download the Equalizer APO setup for your version of Windows (32 or 64 bit). If you are unsure if you need the 32 or the 64 bit version, you can open Start Menu -> Control Panel -> System and look up the system type.
  2. Execute the setup program and follow the instructions. Remember your installation path if you don't use the default of C:\Program Files\EqualizerAPO . From here on, for better readability it is assumed that you use the default path.
  3. During the installation process the program Configurator.exe will be run. Make sure that you select the correct audio device to install the APO to. If you are unsure you can open Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Sound and look for the default output device. If you need to install the APO to other audio devices later (Express sound Card), you can run the program again from C:\Program Files\EqualizerAPO\Configurator.exe .
  4. After the installation finished, you should allow the reboot of your system. This is needed because the newly installed APO will not be used immediately but only after the audio service is restarted.
  5. When the system has rebooted, the APO should be active. This will only be noticable by a small reduction in volume and a mild low frequency boost, because this is what the example configuration file specifies. To change the APO's behaviour to something more useful, you can now read the Configuration chapter.

 

I use jut about the same external sound car you do:

Creative X-Fi Notebook Express sound card

Widows 7 64Bite

 

I have few question high lited on red, could you please help me out whit these Installation, please?

Goals of USE:

WMP

VLC

Online (vFirefox 32.0.2)

 

Thank you for you response!

 

Art M

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