Settings

KMix Settings
SettingsAudio Setup

Open Phonon System Settings module to configure the sound and video device preference and the backends used by KDE multimedia API, Phonon.

Select Master Channel

KMix Master Channel

Select your KMix master channel.

Configure KMix

General configuration

General configuration of KMix

Configure general KMix parameters.

BehaviorVolume Feedback

Check this box to enable audible feedback on volume change.

BehaviorVolume Overdrive

Check this box to allow volume to be more than recommended value (sometimes PulseAudio maximal volume exceeds the normal value). KMix restart is needed for this setting to take effect.

Warning

Uncheck this item if there are audible sound distortions at the maximal volume.

VisualShow tickmarks

Check this box to show tickmarks on controls.

VisualShow labels

Check this box to show labels of controls.

VisualShow On Screen Display (OSD)

Check this box to enable OSD show on hovering KMix tray widget.

Slider orientation (main window)Horizontal

Check this radio button to orientate the control slider horizontally.

Slider orientationVertical

Check this radio button to orientate the control slider vertically.

Slider orientation (system tray popup)Horizontal/Vertical

Same as the previous two radio buttons but for the system tray volume control (the panel that is shown after left mouse button click on KMix tray icon).

Start configuration

Start configuration of KMix

This page allows you to configure various KMix start parameters.

StartupStart KMix on desktop startup

Check this box to enable KMix autostart with desktop environment.

StartupRestore volumes on desktop startup

Check this box to enable volume levels and switches restoration on desktop start.

Warning

Dynamic controls from PulseAudio and MPRIS2 will not be restored.

Volume control configuration

Volume control configuration of KMix

This page allows you to configure various KMix popup volume control parameters.

Dock in system tray

Check this box to dock KMix in system tray.

It is possible to select mixers that will be shown in the volume control using the corresponding list on this page.