[MPlayer-users] Re: -af volume audio filter controlling

Vaclav Dvorak wacd at volny.cz
Fri Feb 11 17:19:39 CET 2005

On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 at 13:47, Reimar =?UTF8?Q?D=F6ffinger?= wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 03:50:41PM +0100, Vaclav Dvorak wrote:
> > > I think you want the -softvol and -softvol-max options...
> > 
> > Ok, but how to set the initial volume now? It seem that even
> > if I set -softvol-max to high numbers (e.g. 300) the volume is not in the center
> >  of range, but stays at 100%. It is very different to the old volume audio plugin.
> > Is there any possibility to set the volume higher or lower (not assuming 
> > sending keys 0 or 9 using fifo file with -input )?
> -softvol and -softvol-max only influence the volume changing (with e.g.
> 0 and 9). To set the initial volume you still need to use -af
> volume=...
> Greetings,
> Reimar D?ffinger
> ..

Well, but -af volume increased makes distortion when the sound gets loud.
AFAIK setting the volume lower in that case doesn't affect the unpleasant 
distortion, therefore it seems to me as a reason for using -softvol... What 
about adding new parameter -softvol-init-volume or something similar?

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