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How to increase volume on an MP4 video?

by jbtjr / October 26, 2011 5:04 AM PDT

Used my flip ultra to record video of my 92 yo mom saying "hi" to her grandkids and great grandkids & can just barely hear her.
Is there some way to boost the audio before I put it on YouTube?

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I am thinking
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 26, 2011 6:03 AM PDT

you may need some professional software, not free.

I found this; which appears to fit the bill.

I've never heard of "Bigasoft Total Video Converter" but I am assuming there's no free version. Perhaps others here will have better ideas.

Good luck.


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It's all advanced stuff.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 26, 2011 6:18 AM PDT
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Thank you Mark & Bob!
by jbtjr / October 26, 2011 10:52 PM PDT

I'm going with something free. LOL I own Nero 7 Ultra & Windows Movie Maker came with the computer. Had hoped one of them would do it.
It seems like should be such a simple task. (says me who doesn't know much) Now I wonder if YouTube can do it after I upload it?
Thanks much for your replies.

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(NT) PS. Virtual Dub is free.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 27, 2011 3:32 AM PDT
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Try Handbrake.
by CR96 / October 29, 2011 12:40 AM PDT

Handbrake is a program that can edit MP4 files. It's available for free here. There is an option under the audio tab to increase the decibal level of the audio track (DRC). Hope it helps.

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Very simple and powerful tool
by asbhatnagar / April 11, 2013 8:43 PM PDT
In reply to: Try Handbrake.

I tried it. Its free.. Simple to use and very powerful. I would highly recommend it.

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