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Default PowerAMP low volume vs Google play Music

So I installed PowerAMP on the Nexus 5. When I played a song stored on the phone, the volume was too low. I was able to hear it clearly only after maxing my phone volume.

I opened GooglePlay Music app and played the same song again. The difference is tremendous. Even with mid volume settings, I can hear the song clearly.

Is it just me or I am using PowerAMP in a wrong way?
 
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Go into the EQ and disable "Equ, Tone & limit". Then you should have full sound again.
I'm on the nexus 4 at the minute but the behavior is exactly the same. As soon as you enable any of the 3 options the Max volume decreases hugely.

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Go into the EQ and disable "Equ, Tone & limit". Then you should have full sound again.
I'm on the nexus 4 at the minute but the behavior is exactly the same. As soon as you enable any of the 3 options the Max volume decreases hugely.

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I disabled all three. Yes, there was a mild improvement, still nothing close to Google play.

Thanks any ways. Any other tips appreciated.
 
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I am exactly facing the same issue due to which I m preferring google play music instead of poweramp. Is this due to how play music directly uses DSP rather than a software from poweramp? Can anyone enlighten please?

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Try sliding the preamp slider up.
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I am exactly facing the same issue due to which I m preferring google play music instead of poweramp. Is this due to how play music directly uses DSP rather than a software from poweramp? Can anyone enlighten please?

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Thank god, I felt i was the only one having the problem.
 
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I forgot the other options sorry.
Goto menu-settings-audio-advanced tweaks.
Disable direct audio control
Enable music fx
Now go back to the eq page and click the tone \ vol tab at the bottom.
Click music fx so that it's highlighted.
Hopefully that will solve your issue


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Thanks these changes increased the volume loudness from speaker. I will check the tonality and quality from earphones and report.

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By enabling the music fx it should be using the android DSP exactly the same as play music

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