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Why is the sound volume not consistent. some videos on youtube play loud some too quiet. Same thing with pithos.

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They have different recorded at volumes. The only way I know to fix this is to use something like VLC's volume normalization, which is not desirable for many people in many instances.

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although it would make a killer home product for the hearing impaired and elderly if someone decided to implement a hardware device – RobotHumans Feb 21 '12 at 23:22

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