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I have enabled the option to equalize volume but it doesn't seem to do anything. Neither does it work for itunes, nor for the songs on my ipod. Is there some option/setting I am overlooking?

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I use an external tool (MP3gain) for this. It works fine without touching the mp3 coding. The linked one is windows only, but there is also a Mac version, if I remember correctly.

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thanks, i will check it out. quick question, can i batch modify multiple directories that have about 10K songs :) –  bronzebeard Nov 1 '10 at 8:49
    
Yes, that is possible. It even has a feature for live albums or albums where the tracks have no pauses or crossfade. It can analyse the volume for the whole CD (folder) and then lower/raise the volume for each track by the same amount. –  Martin Nov 1 '10 at 9:10
    
thanks again, I am going to be using this –  bronzebeard Nov 1 '10 at 14:31
    
FYI, in the same vein than mp3gain batch editing, i wrote an Automator action that I use to automatically compute Replay gain for my incoming mp3 files. Check it here : github.com/KraYmer/MacMP3Gain-Automator-Action –  kraymer Jan 18 '11 at 9:44

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