Increase DVD Volume

Mike Adolf mlnx at
Wed Jul 29 18:19:10 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-07-24 at 21:16 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Mike Adolf wrote:
> > I am not sure this is the best list for this post. But, I thought I
> > would start here. If no answers, maybe someone could direct me
> > elsewhere.
> > 
> > When I make a DVD backup with, say K9copy, and play it on my comercical 
> > DVD player hooked to a relitively cheap digital tv, the sound is not
> > sufficient to overcome the noise of my exercise equipment - even wearing
> > a headset. So, Is it possible to separate the audio track amplify it and
> > recombine it for a new DVD? If so, how?
> > 
> > Mike
> > 
> When using the wizard, you can set the audio boost by clicking on
> settings, selecting MPEG-4 and opening the Audio tab.
> I believe that dvdrip will separate out the audio for you, or let
> you modify it. From the documentation:
> 5.9 Volume rescaling / Audio filters
> The DVD sound often is too low, so you want to increase the volume.
> You can use transcode's volume rescaler for this. First the audio
> track is scanned for the maximum volume. With this scan value
> transcode raises the volume to the maximum possible while transcoding.
> Volume rescaling is very static, you may find the sound is still too
> low, if your movie's sound is very dynamic. transcode offers some
> audio filters, which adjust the volume dynamically, which you can
> choose also in dvd::rip.
> You could also use all the tools dvdrip uses from the command line.
> If you want to build a script to do the same job.
> Mikkel


Thanks for the information. I'll see what I can work out.


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