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[feature request] Equalizer options

Hi, I appreciate a lot Foobar2000 on my mobile phone.
I am using extensively the equalizer  in order to "linearize" the frequency response of my headphones, external portable speakers or even sometimes, the awful buzzy speaker of the mobile itself !

The problem is that when you are using lots of different speaker devices, there is no way to memorize your own EQ presets.
It's a big pain to change everytime the settings, because there are a lot of bands to change !

- Would it be possible to add a custom preset saving feature ?
- would it be also possible to let the user chosing between 3 bands / 15 bands / 31 bands / 62 bands ?
Only few bands are needed for people who are not sound specialists, but 31 or even 62 bands would be very appreciated for guys with "golden ears" ;)
- my ultimate dream would have been to get a secondary equalizer set of 31 or 62 bands (maybe only available if chosing an advanced EQ mode) in order to help the sound of some badly mastered albums without having to change the settings of the first equalizer that would have been dedicated only to speaker imperfections (resonances) and acoustic placement compensations.

The preset saving feature is probably the urgent one (and I know I'm not the only one to ask for this !), chosing the number of bands would be also a great plus (for begginners AND audio pro guys like me), and getting a secondary equalizer would be the ultimate thing !

Thanks a lot in advance for the development team !

Fred

Re: [feature request] Equalizer options

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No mention of OS, I'm going to assume Android.
Have you tried Wavelet app? It combines fine with foobar2000 if you use Legacy Mode and select maximum buffer length. The basic functionality (fixing headphones FR) is available in the freeware version. 
Wavelet doesn't cover speakers though. But for speakers, there's JamesDSP (sadly requires root and funky install process).
some ANC'd headphones + AutoEq-based impulse + Meier Crossfeed (30%)