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I often listen to Last.fm with my headphones on, but sadly, some songs are recorded with a bit lower volume than the other. Even when maxing out all my audio settings, I want more.

Is there any way to get more volume using a third-party tool or another approach?

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You haven't got your headphones plugged into the line out, rather than headphone socket have you? –  Rowland Shaw Oct 22 '09 at 11:37
    
You do use the Volume knob, do you? –  harrymc Oct 22 '09 at 11:48
    
Yes, if the 'third-party tool' is an external amplfier. This seems to be the only way to get more than 100%. –  pavium Oct 22 '09 at 11:51
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This will almost certainly cause clipping, though and therefore sound distortion. And especially nice if you're listening to music and an exceptionally loud error ping pierces your eardrums. –  Јοеу Oct 22 '09 at 11:56
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Yes you can do it by installin AC3 Boosting Software or codec tool.

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I found these solutions but they only seem to work with certain media players:

Honestly, I think this is one of the things that end up worse than before, mainly because laptop speakers are inherently crappy and pumping them will make them sound, well, super-crappy. Just get a pair of $10 stereo speakers, which is a way better and more permanent solution than anything you can do with software.

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I love DFX! Just brilliant. –  Dheeraj Bhaskar Sep 14 '13 at 18:07
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VLC Media Player has the option to extent sound control. But you should use last.fm plugin with VLC to do that.

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