Sound quality is central to the experience of watching movies, listening to music or playing games. On Windows 11 systems, this is no exception. You can’t have a good experience with a lousy sound system. However, if you can’t afford a good sound system, you can tweak your computer and make sure everything is optimized, at least in terms of software.
This article will guide you through a few tweaking tips to maximize sound quality on a Windows 11 system.
Maximize Sound Quality on Windows 11
You can make a number of different tweaks to your Windows 11 system to get the best possible audio experience. Detailing steps are as follows:
Enable sound enhancement features
Step 1:Use the Win + I keyboard shortcut to open the Windows Settings app.
Step 2: In the System settings section, click the Sound item.
Step 3: Scroll down to the Advanced section and click on All sound devices.
Step 4:Select the audio device you want to use from the Output devices list.
Step 5:Click Advanced under Enhance audio.
Step 6: Click Advanced tab.
Step 7: In the Signal Enhancements section, enable the Enable audio enhancements option and click Apply, then OK.
Activate the Spatial effect
Even without a surround sound setup, you can still create a similar experience by tweaking some settings in Windows 11.
Right-click on the sound icon on the taskbar.
Click Sound Settings.
Select your audio device in the Choose where to play sound section.
Scroll down and below the Spatial sound section you will see a drop-down menu. Select Windows Sonic for Headphones.
Depth and sampling rate
Increasing sample rate and depth can result in distortion-free audio quality and improve the overall experience.
Step 1: Use the keyboard shortcut Win + I to open the Windows Settings application and select the Sound item.
Step 2: Select your audio output device.
Step 3:Select a higher quality level from the Format menu in the Output settings.
Step 4:Click Test to check the sound quality. Once satisfied, close Settings.
Enable Enhance audio
If you want to improve the sound quality automatically, activate the Enhance audio feature.
Right-click the Sound icon and select Sound settings.
Scroll down and select All sound devices.
Select audio output device.
Next to the Enhance audio option there will be a toggle switch, turn it on.
We wish you the best audio experience on your Windows PC!