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Credit: delusi/iStock/Getty Images DFX Audio Enhancer DFX Audio Enhancer is a comprehensive suite of sound modifiers available in both free and commercial forms. Incaball. The software enhances all personal computer audio playback, sending modified audio to your computer's sound card.
Surround sound, dynamic boost, enhanced bass and high fidelity restoration are some of the features DFX offers. Purchasing DFX Plus activates several features not offered in the freeware version. DFX and all other enhancers below are compatible with up to Windows 8.1, though reinstallation may be required if you upgrade over a previous version of the software. DPS System Wide Plug-In Bongiovi Acoustics offers the DPS plug-in to scan audio signals and remix these in real time from any sound source on your computer. Like DFX Audio Enhancer, DPS sits in front of your audio card to capture and enhance all outbound audio. Volume differences are smoothed out and clarity improves. DPS uses profiles to optimize settings for your system, and it has a free trial version available.
DPS supports only stereo output at time of publication; surround sound support is under development. SRS Audio Essentials SRS Audio Essentials is the freeware version of the SRS suite of sound enhancement products. Windows Media Player already incorporates TruBass and WOW from the SRS package, but if you use another program or Internet audio and video, adding SRS AE extends the sound enhancement. The freeware version supports stereo audio and does not include TruVolume, a loudness leveler. Proprietary Sound Enhancement The maker of your sound card may have sound enhancement software designed specifically for your card.
For example, Creative Labs, makers of Sound Blaster audio equipment, provide both hardware and software sound enhancement options. Realtek supplies audio chips to a wide range of computer manufacturers with a few audio enhancers built-in, with Windows 8.1 driver support in place. You'll experience the best results with any audio device by keeping its drivers up-to-date.
DFX Audio Enhancer improves your computer's overall audio quality with five different settings. It can even turn your onboard computer speakers into a more advanced audio playback system. Pros Universal audio adjustments: DFX Audio Enhancer can help improve the audio quality of music files as well as video content. Skin selection: Customize DFX Audio Enhancer's look with a number of onboard skins. Cons Unclear options: The three primary modes are Music Type 1, Music Type 2, and Speech. Norton 360 Trial. While Speech might be self-explanatory, there is no clear indication as to what separates the two types of music.
Dynamic boost: The dynamic boost control was very finicky. With even a little bit of a boost to this setting, a very noticeable amount of artificial hiss was introduced to the sound. Bottom Line If you're currently unhappy with the way your computer sounds, DFX Audio Enhancer will help improve your overall audio quality. Just be careful not to overdo it with the dynamic boost.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of DFX Audio Enhancer 11.302. DFX Audio Enhancer brings High Definition sound quality to your computer by enhancing it with 3D surround sound, higher fidelity, and booming bass. Simply install DFX and be amazed at the added sound clarity and punch that your PC provides. DFX will enhance the sound of websites, music, videos, Internet radio, games, video chats, and other programs. The Explore feature of DFX also lets you easily discover new music, access music videos, view song lyrics and more, directly from the DFX user interface. Full Specifications What's new in version 12.023 Versiuon 12.023 features performance improvements with iTunes integration.
General Publisher Publisher web site Release Date October 13, 2016 Date Added December 20, 2016 Version 12.023 Category Category Subcategory Operating Systems Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 Additional Requirements None Download Information File Size 4.89MB File Name dfx12Setup.exe Popularity Total Downloads 3,547,387 Downloads Last Week 2,545 Pricing License Model Free to try Limitations DFX Plus features disabled Price $29.99.