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post #136 of 145
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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 145
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 145

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 145

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 145
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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 145
Of course I have and it works fine for foobar for example. Not spotify, though.
post #142 of 145
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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 145

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 145
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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 145

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
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