There are thousands of Android Devices out there today as Smartphones, Tablets, Smart watches and maybe even Computers but most of them; atleast the smartphones for this instance lacks the sound quality it deserves for its design and performance, this is where Viper4Android comes to the rescue.
If you head to the Google Play store you are going to find hundreds of Android Apps that claim to give you with the best music experience, some of them even got a small price tag; but the worst part is alot of them and I mean alot of the apps found in Google play are pure trash 🙄 .
ViPER4Android for your Rooted Smartphones
Now some of the best working sound boosters out there in the market now for your Android device are:
- Poweramp Music Player
- Bass Booster
- PlayerPro Music Player
- Premium Sound Booster App
Yes, not all are that great but still these are the best candidates out there for a try. I was a hardcore Poweramp user before, I used it for over a year always thought it was the very best out there till I found ViPER4Android or V4A, the stunning Sound enhancer and booster that works 10 times better than all the other apps out there.
The ViPER4Android Audio Engine software is developed by the best android developer community XDA forum member viper520 and maintained by co-founder zhuhang. Most of you might have never even heard of such an Android App since its not that popular in the Google Play as it should be and the best part is its 100% free.
Official Viper4Android apk Forum – https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2191223
Official Viper4Android website – http://www.vipersaudio.com/
The app is so popular amongst the developers most of the custom ROM’s now comes packed with ViPER4Android apk integrated or highly recommended. The other part that made it look bit drab and less popular in the Google play store is the app and its details were provided in Chinese which was not liked by rest of the World.
The app is truly marvelous and can perform basic sound improvement tasks such as equalization and channel panning but the best part is it can do virtual sound and Haas psycho-acoustic channel localization effect as well. It even comes with hearing protection system which will be great for hardcore users and music lovers alike.
The installation process ain’t no big deal, but if you went to the XDA forum it may look complicated but it actually is really simple, its just a 2 step process. Once you have successfully downloaded the Viper4Android apk from XDA forum, install the app then there is no limit, you can tweak the parameters and profiles to your liking.
Before we start the procedure on How to install Viper4Android, lets take a quick look at some of the key features of the app.
- Pure Bass.
- FET Compressor.
- Differential Surround / Haas Effect
- Quad-Channel Convolver.
- Speaker Optimization
- 3D Surround Sound.
- Dynamic System.
- ViPER Clarity.
- Spectrum Extension
- Easy to setup & Best sound quality.
- Automatically switches profiles according to the accessory connected.
- 100% Free with no Ads or Spam.
There isn’t actually one, except the part you need a rooted Android Phone.
How to Install Viper4Android
Now into the installation part, there are 2 types of Viper4Android apk:
ViPER4Android FX & ViPER4Android XHiFi
The difference between the two variants is simple; the FX version gives you much more options than the XHiFi. FX has many audio effects, so much deeper additional settings and tweaks only recommended for the most hardcore music lovers.
XHiFi mainly restores audio quality and only has Audio Reconstruction feature. For most of us, we won’t even understand all the terms used in Viper4Android FX.
Viper4Android XHiFi is more than enough for normal users, it provides all the needed tweaks and profiles that even most avid multimedia users would be completely satisfied with its performance.
Simply put, If you prefer to have many effects(reverb, bass, surround) then choose FX, but if you want crystal clear audio/vocal and have a good headset, choose XHiFi. Although you can also install both, but its more CPU usage & not recommended option.
You should only get the original version of Viper4Android apk from XDA( Link above ) also there is a lot of information at the forum.
The development of Viper4Android XHiFi has been discontinued , but it still works perfectly smooth.
But if its too complicated, then here’s the procedure in short & simple terms-
- First choose the version (Viper4Android FX/ XHiFi) you prefer and download it from the forum.
- You could just install it as normal app, but it is recommended to install it as a System app.
- After installation open the App with your device connected to internet.
You’ll be asked to choose from the available drivers, identify your CPU from this below. Viper4Android FX now automatically identifies your CPU and start the installation procedure.
- Marvell ZTE U880 or similar processors(PXA920), choose “Without VFP (PXA920)” (Convolver and VHS+ disabled)
- Tegra2/ARM, choose “With VFP”
- All single-core with freq equal or less than 800MHz, choose “With VFP”
- Qualcomm/Snapdragon with freq higher than 800MHz, regardless of cores, choose “CortexA8 with NEON”
- All other Single-core with freq higher than 800MHz, choose “CortexA8 with NEON”
- All other Dual-core,Quad-core,Octa-core with freq higher than 800MHz, choose “CortexA9/15 with NEON”
- Qualcomm QSD8250** have issue, if”CorexA8 with NEON” fails,try “With VFP”
- All CPU with freq equal or less than 800MHz, “Recommended do not use”
- ZTE U880 or same CPU(PXA920), choose”Without VFP (PXA920)”
- Tegra2/ARM. choose “With VFP”
- ALL others, choose “CortexAx with NEON”
Now the driver will be installed, restart your phone and voila your done. Next step is to tweak the settings and finding the perfect profile to enhance your Music experience.
Best ViPER4Android Setting Profiles :
Effect Strength: Moderate
Max Gain: 8x
Effect Strength: Extreme
You are in control now, tweak it and play with its settings till you find your perfect match. The only limit is your imagination. You have now successfully upgraded your Android device to the next level.
So how much improvement did your smartphone had after installing Viper4Android apk ?! Trouble installing the App ?! Leave your comments and doubts below, I’ll try my best to assist you the best ways possible.
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