Speaker Boost

Speaker Boost


Simple, small, free app to boost your speaker or headphone sound volume. Useful for movies, audio books and music.

USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Playing audio at high volumes, especially for a prolonged amount of time, can destroy speakers and/or damage hearing. Some users HAVE reported destroyed speakers and earphones. IF YOU HEAR DISTORTED AUDIO, LOWER THE VOLUME (but it may be too late).

By installing this application you agree that you will not hold its developer responsible for any damage to hardware or hearing, and you are using it AT YOUR OWN RISK. Consider this to be EXPERIMENTAL software.

Not all devices support this software. Try it AT YOUR OWN RISK and see if yours works.

There is also an identical Donate version if you want to support the developer.

NOTE 1: This app does not work on most Android 4.2.1-4.3 devices. It should work on Android 4.4 and higher, as well as on devices below 4.2.1.

NOTE 2: This is NOT for adjusting the speakerphone volume in phone calls (that has its own boost, I think), but for adjusting the volume of music, movies and apps.

NOTE 3: When you set the boost to zero, Speaker Boost will be off. The notification icon is just for ease of launching. If you don't like seeing the notification icon when Speaker Boost is off, just go to Speaker Boost's Settings and set it to appear only when Speaker Boost is running.

NOTE 4: Source code is at github.com/arpruss/speakerboost

Recent changes:
2.01: Smaller app size
2.00: Works on Android 4.4+
1.10: Maybe increase compatibility
1.07.2: Screen layout stuff
1.07.1: Fix equalizer priority bug
1.07: Fix crash in Settings under Android 4.x
1.06: By default limit maximum boost to 60%; this can be changed in Speaker Boost's Settings
1.05: Option to set maximum allowed boost
1.04: Boost nonuniformly across frequencies
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3.9
User ratings
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Installs
1,000,000+
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File size
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About Speaker Boost
Simple, small, free app to boost your speaker or headphone sound volume. Useful for movies, audio books and music.

USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Playing audio at high volumes, especially for a prolonged amount of time, can destroy speakers and/or damage hearing. Some users HAVE reported destroyed speakers and earphones. IF YOU HEAR DISTORTED AUDIO, LOWER THE VOLUME (but it may be too late).

By installing this application you agree that you will not hold its developer responsible for any damage to hardware or hearing, and you are using it AT YOUR OWN RISK. Consider this to be EXPERIMENTAL software.

Not all devices support this software. Try it AT YOUR OWN RISK and see if yours works.

There is also an identical Donate version if you want to support the developer.

NOTE 1: This app does not work on most Android 4.2.1-4.3 devices. It should work on Android 4.4 and higher, as well as on devices below 4.2.1.

NOTE 2: This is NOT for adjusting the speakerphone volume in phone calls (that has its own boost, I think), but for adjusting the volume of music, movies and apps.

NOTE 3: When you set the boost to zero, Speaker Boost will be off. The notification icon is just for ease of launching. If you don't like seeing the notification icon when Speaker Boost is off, just go to Speaker Boost's Settings and set it to appear only when Speaker Boost is running.

NOTE 4: Source code is at github.com/arpruss/speakerboost

Recent changes:
2.01: Smaller app size
2.00: Works on Android 4.4+
1.10: Maybe increase compatibility
1.07.2: Screen layout stuff
1.07.1: Fix equalizer priority bug
1.07: Fix crash in Settings under Android 4.x
1.06: By default limit maximum boost to 60%; this can be changed in Speaker Boost's Settings
1.05: Option to set maximum allowed boost
1.04: Boost nonuniformly across frequencies

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Monday 12:11 PM
It partially works I have the meizu m1 note and the app works for system tones and multimedia but not for phone calls.
A Google User
Monday 7:48 AM
"" forget the rest this is the "" mutts nuts"" Fantastic app
A Google User
Monday 5:21 AM
Doesn't work, might be hardware locked? This is the 2nd such app i tried, and neither has done anything. Sliding the bar between 0% and 100% boost with phone set to max, causes absolutely no change. By that i mean, no change in volume, bass, treble i can literally hear no change. Because of this im thinking my device is somehow blocking the app from working. However im not on some obscure phone its a samsung note 4 with stock firmware, lollipop, paired with Samsung headphones. (Also tried other generic headphones with the same result)
A Google User
Monday 4:01 AM
Loved it!! Keep it up!!
A Google User
Monday 2:19 AM
Great App Works well even with bass booster app. I recommend setting your max level at 10% on this app because it will blow your speakers. App does what it says!
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