Learn how to enable and adjust the graphic equalizer in Windows Media Player 11.
Yes Windows Media Player 11 does have a graphic equalizer. It’s turned off and slightly hidden by default.
This guide shows you how to enable the graphic equalizer in WMP 11 and a brief description on how to adjust it.
Enable the Equalizer
- Open Windows Media Player 11.
- Point at the Now Playing tab and click the down arrow that appears under it.
- Point at Enhancements and then select Graphic Equalizer.
- The graphic equalizer will show up at the bottom of the Now Playing section of Windows Media Player 11.
- Click Turn on located near the top left of the equalizer to enable it.
Adjusting the Equalizer
To adjust the sliders simply drag them up or down with your mouse.
Set How the Sliders Act When Moved
Before you start adjusting the sound with the sliders you need to set how the sliders act when moved.
Select one of the three options located on the left of the equalizer. Your options are for the sliders to move independently of each other, move together in a loose group, or move together in a tight group. It’s your choice.
Windows Media Player 11’s graphic equalizer comes with many presets for different types of music.
Simply click the down arrow next to default or custom at the top of the graphic equalizer and select the type of music you’re listening to from the list.
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