Btw, I was amazed with MusicBee (thank you very much Steven). Using ASIO as sound device in MB and enabling resampling of 48k in preferences, MB excels in sound in every player i tried in Windows system. Now, having tried and using two free VST plugins, ReaXcomp (multiband compressor from cockos) and TDR VOS SlickEQ (3-band parametric equalizer from Tokyo Dawn Lab), MB even pushed further with customizable sound enhancer to your own taste, be it just a multi media speaker system or a powerful audio system at your home. Great piece of software !!!
Here are the links of that plugins:
ReaXcomp - http://www.reaper.fm/reaplugs/
(just download the 32bit version of ReaPlugs Vst and uncheck all other plugins except ReaXcomp when installing. After installation, go to C:\Program Files(x86)\VstPlugins, copy the "ReaPlugs" folder to MusicBee plugins folder.
SlickEQ - http://www.tokyodawn.net/tdr-vos-slickeq/
(just download the Windows (no intaller) package and extract it to MusicBee plugins folder.
As I posted above, if it is the first time you are putting plugins in MB, then you must change the preference path of its plugins as in my case to "C:\Program Files (x86)\MusicBee\Plugins". (Apply)
Important: The position in MB’s DSP window of these two plugins, ReaXcomp must be over SlickEQ (or ReaXcomp first then SlickEQ). The 2 plugins must be active with no other DSP turned-on or the MB’s default EQ.
(In my case, moving the slider control of ReaXcomp crashes MB, so I just input values numerically).
If no values indicated, leave other config as it is.
You can increase bass boost by decreasing threshold to -3 if it is too weak for you.
LOW: 80Hz, gain 4.0dB, curve is V or A (red-lit indicator)
MID: 144Hz, gain 1.7dB
HIGH: 6.5kHz, gain 3.5dB, curve S 0r Z (blue-lit indicator)
Click “AUTO” button (blue-lit indicator will turn off) so as not to activate auto-gain.
Increase OUT GAIN to 2.4dB if desired.
You can increase or decrease gains in frequencies in to your liking to compensate sound produced by your amplifier.
Some modification to my previous ReaXcomp settings: (for 6000Hz & 12899Hz)
Band/Frequency/Threshold/Ratio/Attack/Release/GainBand3/6000Hz/0/2.0/1/200/0Band4/12899/0/2.0/1/200/0Changing values of threshold, ratio, and attack same as that of low ranges make these two frequencies more active I think, especially by increasing the threshold to negative values.**********************Here's another modification to my settings, and I think it improve much the function of the compressor (ReaXcomp);- I gave values to "knees" and made changes to frequencies of mid and high.band/freq/threshold/ratio/KNEE/attack/release/gain1/80Hz/-16/5/2/3/160/62/250Hz/-16/5/2/3/160/1.73/1000Hz/-1.5/2/4/50/100/04/6000Hz/-1.5/2/6/50/100/0I made changes also to SlickEQ;LOW: 80Hz, gain = 0.2 (or increase if weak)MED: 1260Hz, gain = 1.2HIGH: 6.5kHz, gain = 2.0 (or increase if weak)Try also to enable auto gain.