You can change audio and sound effects in Windows media player in Windows 8. You have options to add cross fading and auto volume leveling, graphic equalizer, change play speed settings, quiet mode, SRS WOW effects, and change video settings.
To change audio, sound effects in Windows Media player, follow the below given steps:
1) To open Windows Media Player, go to: Charms bar –> Search Windows Media Player under Apps and then click on “Windows Media Player” icon on the left side.
2) Then, click on “Switch to Now Playing” icon at the bottom right side.
3) In the Now Playing mode, right click on anywhere in the media layer and go to “Enhancements” and then, click on:
a) Crossfading and auto volume leveling: Crossfading is used for setting up fading of songs when they are about to end. Click on “Turn on Crossfading” and select the number of seconds of overlap. Click on “Turn on auto volume leveling” to make volume of all the songs to be the same.
b) Graphic equalizer: This is a general equalizer setting where you can change different frequency settings.
c) Play speed settings: Here you can set up the speed of the songs with which they will be played.
d) Quiet mode: Quiet mode is used for setting up difference between loud and soft sounds. Click on “Turn on” and then select either “Medium difference” or “Little difference”.
e) SRS WOW effects: Here you can set up bass and 3D sound effects. Click on “Turn on” and then adjust “TruBass” and “WOW Effect” settings.
f) Change video settings: Here you can change video color settings like hue, brightness, saturation, and contrast.