The tag is for questions about the recording and playback of speech and music on your computer, but also for problems about the sound component of videos.

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use bluetooth headset with raspberry pi (raspbian)

yesterday i spent almost the entire day trying to get something working i expected to be straight forward: getting a bluetooth headset working with linux. I know that there is bluez as the linux ...
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How to batch check audio files can play

Background: I have ripped my CD collection to FLAC but I had a drive error which were repaired with the standard windows tool. Error was likely due to unplugging before safe removal. I want to be ...
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Windows 10 video changes system volume, not app volume, and missing from mixer

The Windows 10 Technical Preview Video app controls the system global volume setting from the app's main interface. It also doesn't have an entry in the volume mixer, while other programs do. I am ...
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MME, Windows DirectSound or Wasapi

so im using Audacity and was wondering wich recording device/system I should use for the best audio quality? There is MME, Windows DirectSound and Wasapi.Im on a Windows 7 laptop and I tried them all ...
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combo mic/headphone splitter MIC does not work on mobos front panel

I really need an answer on this one, I have the Bose Quiet comfort headphones and also the white apple headphones, both are actually headsets and the 3.5 mm plug they use it's those with three black ...
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How to route 2 (or more) audio channels to one headphone

I recently had one of those "gaming" headsets where you could control voice and game volume separately but obviously they aren't that good. I was hoping if someone could guide me how to run 2 audio ...
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Windows 7 Headphones suddenly stopped?

I dual boot windows 7 professional x64 and Ubuntu. Have not had issues until recently. Windows will not play sound through my headphones,so my immediate thought was that the port broke; however, after ...
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Strange Errors with Headset

My new headset (a logitech h340) is failing to work in an extremely bizarre way. My old one (a logitech h540) broke. I'm assuming faulty wiring, as it connects and disconnects when I move it certain ...
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MP3 File freezes Windows Media Player temporarily [on hold]

I have Windows 8.1 and a Realtek High Definition Audio driver and I downloaded a soundtrack and whenever I play a song on it, it plays the song instantly, but Windows Media Player freezes for a second ...
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change audio output ports from mic to front

Lately my front audio jack has died. The microphone jacks still works seamlessly and I would like to remap the front speakers output to the microphone if it is possible. I use Ubuntu and I have Aspire ...
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Speakers to be on Google Chrome. Headset to be on the rest [duplicate]

I have windows 8.1. The issue I am running into is that I would like to have Google Chrome run through my Speakers to listen to music and such. While having everything else run through my headset. I'm ...
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FFMPEG Command to create Slideshow with static image background [on hold]

I am using FFMPEG Library in my android application. I want to create video from images with background image as asked in following linked question. Insert background image using FFmpeg Above answer ...
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Can I connect to a remote desktop computer to make a call using a home telephone landline number?

I am living in country B, I own a residence in country A where my family lives. There is a desktop computer that I remotely access and use through TeamViewer. Can I use that computer to make calls ...
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Software to Produce Audio/Video Bitrate timelines of files [on hold]

Is there a software that can provide me a profiled timeline of my audio file - telling me which second of music has what bitrate?
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Extract audio from video with FFMPEG but not the same duration

My problem is that i need to extract with FFMPEG the audio contained in a video with the same duration. But for some files that i tested, the audio's duration is sometimes shorter than the video's ...
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No audio from google chrome in linux

A reboot seems to fix it, but after logging out (sometimes with the ever-amazing ctrl-alt-backspace, if you can call that logging out) and back in chrome loses audio. The speaker icon on the tab ...
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Can a PC react to phone headset controls?

I have seen MacBook users plug in their headsets and being able to use the remote controls for volume, play and pause without a problem. According to this answer, the signals are sent over the wire ...
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Lumia 5.1 dolby recording plays only stereo

I recently have bought Lumia 830. Though my phone records with the dobly surround sound on, whenever I play the videos in my PC, it plays in stereo. Upon further investigation in VLC, I found another ...
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How can I save a video with a seperate audio data in vcl?

Hey I've got a video and a seperate audio data. I can open them both and watch them together in VLC but I would like to have only one video with the audio included, so save them together as one video ...
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Windows Movie Maker not adding audio from wma; can use different program all together

What's the simplest way to do this? I've got several audio files in the .amr format. I want to add them to a Power Point Presentation and have a video of it (so the audio would play in time of seeing ...
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How can I change the startup sound in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have tried this and it doesn't work: cd /usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/stereo sudo cp desktop-login.ogg desktop-login.ogg.old sudo cp ~/Downloads/dekstop-login.ogg . ...where the ogg file in the ...
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Amazon Fire TV Stick Kodi/XBMC and screen mirroring [closed]

i want to buy the Fire TV Stick but I have a few questions left.Is it possible to use Kodi (XBMC) and other Android apps like the ES Datei Explorer on the Amazon Fire TV Stick? And can i mirror my ...
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Is the audio quality in mp4 files better than flv's? [on hold]

Sometimes when I download music videos from YouTube I care more about the audio quality and I want the videos too, but due to the slow internet connection sometimes I'm forced to download it in lower ...
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Audio driver broken and cant update

FYI my laptop is an Asus U31S, and I'm running windows 8.1 original and official. So, my problem is that after I've formatted and installed windows 8.1 my audio drivers seem to be having some ...
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No voice through fully plugged headphones [closed]

I came across some wireless headphones with additional jack-to-jack cable. When I plug them to any device the voices and bass sounds are silent but if I slide the left/right balance it restores fully ...
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Distorted/crackling sound coming from when ALSA's .asoundrc file uses hw type instead of plug type

I have XBMCbuntu installed on a HTPC running Ubuntu 14.04 and Kodi 14.1. I have been trying to install and run Steam so that I can stream games from my gaming PC. I followed the steps from this guide ...
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How to fix audio static

I have noticed lately that there is some static or feedback when listening to audio on my computer. I regularly stream music and movies, but have only recently noticed the issue. The speakers are not ...
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Connect Phone Jack [migrated]

Hello everyone I’m really hoping someone could help me out here. I just had my house phone connected and the phone is wired through a conduit in the wall so everything looks as professional as ...
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sound through both speakers and headset

I share my room with my roommate and both of us have different taste of music. I have a Bluetooth headset, an earphone and in-built speaker in my laptop. now i want to play song of my choice on one of ...
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Headphones work using Linux, not Windows 7

I have a computer and two partitions: Debian and Windows 7. The thing is I can hear sounds through my connected headphones on Linux and can't when I am on Windows. Provided that: I have installed ...
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Headphone no sound in Windows 7

It worked fine for two years, but the Windows 7 on my laptop no longer plays sound through headphones. When plugged in, the speakers stop (I've read that some people's speakers play instead of ...
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How to add tracks to a specific playlist by a keyboard shortcut in MediaMonkey?

I can right click a track and add it to a playlist. Yet I find the nested context menu bothersome. Is there a way to add a keyboard shortcut for this action? (I know that there is a right click ...
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Change volume by one instead of two

When you turn the volume up or down in Windows using a keyboard/mouse shortcut, it increases by two instead of one. Is it possible to set this to one?
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FFMpeg cant concatenate videos: Input link in31:v0 parameters (size 1280x720, SAR 0:1) do not match the corresponding output link in0:v0 parameters

I am using fluent-ffmpeg for NodeJS to combine many (50) videos. The command fluent-ffmpeg generates is: ffmpeg -i ./temp/1426738868618B778176A-254A-47E5-80D4-AF9E2DB836C6.mp4 -i ...
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Win7 - Batch convert script - mp3 to ogg?

Trying to convert some mp3 to ogg using VLC on Win7. I started by modifying what I found here, but couldn't get it to work: How to convert several files of one type (e.g. wav to mp3) using VLC or ...
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What exactly is a laptop “display audio” driver?

I've downloaded an Intel HD Graphics driver for my Dell laptop and the installer's welcome screen says it will install the following components: Intel Graphics Driver Intel Display Audio Driver ...
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Truecrypt volume no longer mounts or is readable

I have a trucrypt volume that worked one day and then the next day I could no longer mount it on my mac. It will mount on my windows system, but when I click on the drive it says that it needs to be ...
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Cant select which HDMI/DisplayPort monitor to output sound to

I've been banging my head against this issue ever since I got a third monitor. I have searched all over and can't seem to find anyone having the same issue. Currently I resort to physically ...
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YouTube video crashes only when paused when a using headset, while in Firefox

I have a Logitech G35 headset, as well as a Logitech Z5500 5.1 surround system. I switch between these depending on need. For example the speakers for music, the headset for gaming. Now, sometimes I ...
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Firefox 36 doesn't play mp3s on our site after update

since FF36 on windows, the mp3s on one of our websites don't play anymore. They worked fine in previous version of Firefox ... they still play on all other major browsers, and even FF36 for Mac, but ...
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Do I need new headphones? [duplicate]

My headphones do not play the actual singing part when I try to play music. They only play backup singing, music, and actual spoken words. Is there a solution?
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Unable to re-encode audio stream with different bitrate using ffmpeg

A similar question has been asked elsewhere without a satisfying answer for me. The following ffmpeg command results in error. When "-c:a copy" is added to just copy the audio stream, the video ...
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Windows 8 lowers volume on using any software that involves the microphone

This is not affected by Do nothing in Sound > Communication tab. So everytime I open a software that may involve microphone usage, my playback volume is automatically lowered. Easily reproducible by ...
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How to totally mute Firefox on OS X?

I sometimes listen to music while working/browsing, and the music is mastered with relatively low average loudness (high dynamic range), so any sound from webpage is like explosion. And there are 2 ...
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Surround sound / stereo using multiple bluetooth speakers?

How would I go about using several Bluetooth speakers as a surround speaker setup? I know I can have them both paired and playing music at the same time* but my research has not shown a way to link ...
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Set up audio in XFCE Ubuntu Chroot

I have a chroot of Ubuntu running on an Android device, XFCE is running and everything is working well, apart from audio which I can not seem to get to work. I have added myself to the audio group ...
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How to record 10 seconds of audio with SoX?

I want to record 10 seconds of audio from my microphone input with SoX. I haven’t found any example in the documentation or elsewhere that would show how to do it. Here’s my current command using ...
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Speaker audio damage?

When I plug-in my speakers and forget to turn off the system before (Edifier S730), I get some kind of VERY high-pitched and loud noise, which starts when the cable is very near from the audio port. ...
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Asus N550JK Multimedia Keys not functioning

I've got a (relatively) new Asus N550JK laptop - I've been using it for a few months but had no music on it - I just transferred all my music over from my PC and ran iTunes, then tried to pause the ...
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Google Chrome adjusts my mic volume in spite of Windows settings

My computer is running Windows 7 64-bit with a soundMAX audio card. In the Sound settings in Control Panel, Windows is set to Do nothing when it detects communications activity. In the microphone ...