I would be surprised if PulseAudio still lacked this feature. Are you sure it's not covered by one of equalizer modules?
https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/PulseAudio/Documentation/User/Modules/#index46h3 If not then someone please request the feature from upstream here: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/groups/pulseaudio/-/issues and then tell us here the ID of that feature request. ** Changed in: pulseaudio (Ubuntu) Status: Confirmed => Incomplete -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to pulseaudio in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/414489 Title: Feature request: dynamic range compression Status in pulseaudio package in Ubuntu: Incomplete Bug description: Binary package hint: pulseaudio Audio dynamic range compression allows for dialogue to be loud enough to hear while explosions are quiet enough to not wake the neighbors. In July of 2008 it was an "upcoming feature": http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/jeffrey-stedfast.html Detailed explanation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_range_compression To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/414489/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp