Increasing sound of an MP3 file using lame

Is your mp3 file audio volume too low? Using lame MP3 encoder using your Linux box, it is just a one command away. See command below.

We want an MP3 file to be 4 times louder then it was originally, below is the command.

lame --scale 4 opening-song.mp3 opening-song-louder.mp3

Of course you need to install lame. For Slackware, you can get it via

That’s it.

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