Sound Quality Setting in iTunes

Although there are many audio applications and media that can be used to play music on your Mac, iTunes is still the most popular choice in the management of musical content.

iTunes offers the ease of controlling the sequence of music, create playlists, and play music, it also has a very useful feature, the sound quality setting facility.

To be able to adjust the sound quality, you need to activate the Sound Enhancer which can be accessed on the iTunes preferences, where there Playback window.

In the Playback tab there is a check box that says Sound Enhancer. Put a check in feature.

Sound settings can not only adjust the treble and bass sounds, but also change the channel for stereo quality sound.

In addition there is a rarely used feature of Mac users, the iTunes equalizer, serves as a regulator of the depth of sound frequencies that can raise the quality of the music.

Here are some explanations about the depth of sound frequencies as reported by cnet.com.

32Hz: Suitable for loud noises like the sound of beating drums.
64Hz: Bass voice rumbling like the sound of a gong.
125Hz: For low-noise bass instrument of any kind.
250Hz: To enhance the sound coming from the piano, guitar, cello, etc.,
500Hz: Heavy sounds like the singer Barry White and bass instruments.
1kHz: The frequency of the singer’s voice is quite influential.
2KHz: Most of the singer’s voice fit at this frequency.
4KHz: Suitable for melodic sounds such as guitar solos.
8KHz: Cymbal sound or the sound of an electric guitar strokes fit at this frequency.
16KHz: High voice that sometimes rupture can be handled with a depth of these frequencies.

How to Create Ringtones Through iTunes

Many people who do not want to buy a ring tone as their smartphone. But not a few who complained about the use of the song into ringtone is quite disturbing.

The most easy and free way to make ringtone for your iPhone is using iTunes as reported from Digitaltrends.com, Sunday (28/04).

Here’s how to make a ringtone of your favorite song via the iTunes application.

1. Open the iTunes application.
Make sure your iTunes application is the latest version. If not, install it first.

2. Choose a Song.
Choose the song you want to be a ringtone. Select a ringtone precisely, because the ringtone will continue to sound for 30 seconds. You certainly do not want to interfere with the ringtone that you created yourself, right?

3. Determine Part Songs.
To remember parts of the song that you want to be a ringtone. If necessary, record the time part of the song. This will be very helpful in the process of cutting the song later.

4. Enter the Start and Stop Options.
Click on your left mouse button and then select “Get Info”. Upon entering the option window, tick the box Start and Stop. Then enter the time you want to be part of the song ringtone.

5. Create ACC version.
Push back your left mouse button on the same track then option “Create ACC Version”. Duplicate of the file will appear in the format of 30-second clips of song with the ACC format.

6. Copy File and Delete Old Files.
Copy file ACC version to your desktop. Then delete the old files in iTunes.

7. Change File Extension.
Go to the Desktop where your new ACC file. Then rename the file extension from “m4a” to “m4r”. For Windows users, the file extension can be set with the open the “Control Panel” then go to “Folder Options” and uncheck the “Hide extensions for known file types”.

8. Insert Files to iTunes.
Enter the file extension has been changed from the desktop into the iTunes. Then sync the ringtone that will fit into your iPhone.