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Controlling Volume

You can change the volume for the iTunes application as a whole, or you can change the default volume of specific songs.

Ways to change the volume for all songs:

  1. Click and drag the volume slider in the iTunes window ( Figure 3.25 ).
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    Figure 3.25 Change iTunes' volume using the volume slider.

  2. Hold down the Command key (Mac) or Ctrl key (Windows) and press the up or down arrow keys on your keyboard.

Setting the default volume for a single song:

  1. Click the song in the song list to select it.
  2. From the File menu, choose Get Info. The Info window for the song appears.
  3. Click the Options tab.
  4. Select the default volume by adjusting the Volume Adjustment slider ( Figure 3.26 ).
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    Figure 3.26 Change the default volume for a song in the song's Info window, on the Options tab. (Select the song and choose File > Get Info to open this window.)

  5. Click OK to close the window.

Setting the default volume for multiple songs:

  1. Shift-click to select multiple contiguous songs or Command-click (Mac) or Ctrl-click (Windows) to select multiple noncontiguous songs in the song list.
  2. From the File menu, choose Get Info.
  3. If you're asked whether you want to edit information for multiple items, click Yes.
  4. Move the Volume Adjustment slider in the lower left corner of the window to adjust the volume ( Figure 3.27 ).
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    Figure 3.27 You can also change the default volume for a number of songs by selecting them, choosing File > Get Info, and then adjusting the Volume Adjustment slider in this window.

  5. Click OK to close the window.
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