The new Media Player app is capable of playing back many of your audio and video files with ease. The app also offers an option for playing your local files. If required, modify or tailor the experience with new features. For example, Media Player app brings an Equalizer to the app’s settings.
The equalizer, as the name already suggests, allows you to tweak frequency responses to your liking. Aside from being able to tweak individual bands, the equalizer supports a few pre-set settings for enabling quick changes. This guide walks you through accessing and using the equalizer in the Media Player app.
Use Equalizer in Media Player app to tweak sound settings
If you want to learn how to tweak the audio settings in Media Player app via the equalizer feature, then the following will help:
- Launch Media Player
- Open equalizer
- Change equalizer settings
1] Launch Windows Media Player
First, you must open the Media Player app, and we’re not talking about the classic Windows Media Player.
If you do not have it, then launch the Microsoft Store, then search for Media Player.
From the search results, click on the correct option.
Hit the download button and wait patiently for the app to be downloaded and installed to your computer.
From there, you can click the Open button via the app page in the Store to launch.
Alternatively, you can open it via the Apps Menu.
2] Open Equalizer
The next step here is to open the Equalizer section. Getting this done is different when compared to how it was accomplished in Groove Music.
From within the Media Payer app, please click on the More Options button.
It is the three-dotted button located at the bottom-right corner.
Once that has been done, you must select Equalizer from the context menu.
Alternatively, you have the option to the hotkeys: CTRL + SHIFT + E.
3] Change equalizer settings
With the equalizer up and ready, you can now make the relevant changes that fit your audio listening style. But first, you must enable the equalizer by toggling the Off and On button at the top.
Now, once changes are made, it will automatically save your settings. Furthermore, if you’re not an expert, then take advantage of the built-in presets.
The following is the list of presets available to you:
- Treble Boost
- Bass Boost
- Portable Speakers
- Home Stereo
Click the Close button when you’re done, and that’s it for that.
Where is Windows Media Player on PC?
The classic Windows Media Player program was replaced with Groove Music, which is now officially called Media Player. The app can be found in the Microsoft Store if you have yet to download it, or in the Apps Menu if it is currently available on your Windows 11 computer.
READ: How to import iTunes Music and Playlist to Media Player app
Can you personalize Media Player app?
Yes, it is possible to personalize Media Player in a similar way to that of Groove Music. All you have to do is launch the app, then select Settings. Look under the Personalization section and you’ll see the ability to change the Theme and Accent Color.