SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SRS Labs (NASDAQ:SRSL), the industry leader in surround sound, audio enhancement, and voice post-processing technologies, announced today the availability of its all new audio software suite designed to enable any PC to pump out home theater-like sound. Loaded with a complete suite of fully customizable SRS audio enhancement solutions, the all new SRS Audio Essentials works with all PC-based media players and gives users full control of their audio experience.
Supporting every major PC media player and streaming content service, both versions of Audio Essentials are available now at www.srslabs.com/audioessentials for download. The MSRP for the complete version of Audio Essentials is $29.99.
While the free version of SRS Audio Essentials provides easy-to-use standard options, the full version of SRS Audio Essentials lets you adjust the sound dimensions, treble, and bass with the use of customizable sliders found in the advanced settings. The tool includes a simulated 5.1 surround sound feature that you can apply to most video playback.
While the tool can sometimes distort the sound, it works better than the other audio improvement software tools like Breakaway. At some point during playback, SRS Audio Essentials lowers the sound level, but it should not be an issue if you have gigantic speakers. You can download the tool on your Windows XP, Windows 7 computer for free and check out its performance.
Click on the Advanced button, and you can adjust various sliders that control settings like 3D Center Level, 3D Space Level, and 3D TruBass Level. When you mouse over those settings, Audio Essentials helpfully explains a bit more about what those controls actually do. The app uses different presets depending on your audio source and output device selection.
SRS Audio Essentials is a software-based audio mixer that processes the audio stream from different file formats and enhances the sound in impressive ways.The application offers six different preset modes from audio, movies, and gaming to external speakers, on-board speakers, and headphones. The different configurations create varied audio playback and some audio settings actually work better than their presets depending on what type of video is being watched.SRS Audio Essentials is simple to use with the standard options, but the full version of SRS Audio Essentials features customizable sliders that affect the treble, bass, and sound dimensions. SRS Audio Essentials also features a simulated 5.1 surround sound option that can be used with most video playback.But how did SRS Audio Essentials compare to the on-board audioSRS Audio Essentials was tested on an Alienware MX11 that uses Realtek High Definition Audio as the default audio processor. Two sets of headphones were used: Altec Lansing ear buds and WESC over-the-ear headphones. 1e1e36bf2d