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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Create a multil audio movie in any video fomat without changing video quality

I have some HD movies in some different formats like avi, mkv etc. I want to make them in multiple audio without changing the original video quality and format. I also want to embed subtitle in it. ...
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Mic boost on Realtek AC'97

I have a problem with my microphone boost. I've watched some videos about that on YouTube, but I don't have same Audio Manager as they, even if I installed many drivers (some AC'97 and some HD). ...
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The sound from my headphone jack is fuzzy. How can I fix it?

I have a toshiba satellite and my headphones don't play sound properly when I use them. The sound is fuzzy, like when your under water. It's definitely not the headphones. It was working literally ...
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Logitech G930 Headset only works in one ear

I have a wireless USB Logitech G930 headset. It works out of the box in Debian, except that only the right channel works. The other side doesn't produce any sound. If I plug my headset into my Windows ...
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Send audio to all outputs with individual level control

I have some head phones hooked up to the front jack and some speakers hooked to the rear. In the Realtek Audio Manager I disabled front panel jack detection so I get sound out of both. However I would ...
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Is there a limit on an audio file's volume level?

I'm just wondering, is there a reasonable limit on how loud a sound can be in an audio file? By "reasonable", I mean something that can be hit easily and not a technical limitation of 32-bit integers ...
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sound crackling/popping after wake from suspend

I have a windows 7 PC, with built-in sound card in the motherboard and a USB headphone. After waking from sleep, the sound very often (though not every time) crackles/pops (say, when playing a flash ...
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Listening and recording at the same time with Audacity and Virtual Audio Cable

first sorry if it's been asked before, i couldn't find anything related to my problem. i need to listen what i'm recording via Audacity and Virtual Audio Cable at the same time, Virtual Audio Cable ...
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Line-In/Stereo Mix does not work, have correct settings and installed most recent drivers, Windows 7

I have a black macbook which I have years ago began using as a Windows computer by installing and using only Windows on the computer. I used Windows XP until now with bootcamp (mac) drivers, which ...
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Is there any audio hub that works similar to an HDMI switch?

I am looking for something similar to my HDMI switch, but for audio. I have a few devices on my desk but only one set of speakers. I would like to find a switch that allows me to plug them all into ...
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Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?

I have a speakerphone (Jabra Speak 510) connected via USB to my computer (Windows 8.1). There are some specific web pages (very few) which interfere with the speakerphone (like the sound of a modem, ...
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Windows 8 volume bar stuck on screen(top left corner)

On my Sony Vaio Tap 11, the Windows volume bar is stuck on the top left corner of the screen. If I try to lower it by clicking with the mouse it will automatically go up to 100%. This seems to ...
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Play sound when Windows 8 unlocks

I have the opposite problem of this user – I want to get Windows to make a sound when I unlock it, but I can't figure out how to. I followed the instructions that are linked there to modify my ...
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Is it bad to connect combined audio able to a seperate audio jack? [duplicate]

I have headphones for my phone which includes both headphones and a microphone. As you know, headphone cables for mobile phones don't have seperate cables for microphones and earphones. But in ...
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How to get 7.1 sound from PC to AV receiver over HDMI without video?

I have a 120Hz monitor so I cannot connect PC -> AVR -> Monitor. The PC has to be directly connected to the monitor. I will not simply attach the AVR as a second dummy monitor to my GPU since this ...
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How to use Google Glass as a headset with MacBook?

I connected my Google Glass to my MacBook via Bluetooth, and Sound Preferences shows that I can select my Glass for audio output, but doing so does nothing. Google Glass makes no sound even though ...
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My bluetooth headset just wouldnt connect to my desktop PC

I am using XTREME technology branded bluetooth headset. Though I am able to successfully pair and connect this headset with my mobile, I am unable to do the same with my XP desktop PC. I have inserted ...
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Audio Lag while gaming/playing music

So yeah, I am playing CS:GO a lot and in the past few days, my audio started lagging so much, it's impossible. Even if i listen to a song, sometimes a random lag comes in, just like in this video: ...
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Can i use external speakers and built-in speaker together?

I have asus x202e. With built in speakers. I connected through AUX cable mini external speakers. my question is if I can use all the four speakers together to get a better surround sound. Is it ...
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Improve seeking precision for wma encoded in ffmpeg

Compressed audio formats (like compressed video) have trouble doing precise seeking. Is there something in the ffmpeg encode settings that I can change to make the resulting audio file allow more ...
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Graphics Card's proximity to Firewire Card causes noise on connected audio interface (by firewire)

I am doing some amateur audio stuff where I have an audio interface connected via firewire to my pc. After my former machine got old, I replaced it and unfortunately bought a cheap motherboard. It has ...
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Mix arbitrary number of audio files into single stereo audio file using ffmpeg

I'm currently working on a karaoke application and need to merge arbitrary number (from 1 up to 12) input tracks together with a song track into single output audio file that should be stereo. I ...
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Prevent FLEXnet from making Windows 7 error sound

I'm having an issue where a service called FLEXnet (used to license Autodesk 3ds Max) makes an error noise on this event: The FLEXnet Licensing Service 64 service entered the stopped state. I'm ...
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No sound on remote machine

I connect to windows 8 desktop from windows 7 via vpn. There was a sound before but couple days ago it disappeared. The connection is bad but it still worked in the past. I put "Play on this computer" ...
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HD Audio codec dump from Windows XP SP2

I have win xp running on my Apple Macbook Air 1,1 (early 2008), with Bootcamp and all the stuff working properly (in particular, I'm interested in the internal microphone) I'd like to get a codec ...
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Windows 7 Weird Sound Issue

I have a Toshiba Satellite P755-S5390 running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit. I have encountered a weird issue with the sound on my system. When I plug in my speakers, or anything for that matter, into the ...
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How to track some periodic system activity which hinders realtime performance

I'm running Jack2 with Pianoteq-5 on two core laptop running 64bit ubuntu-14.04. Such configurations are very sensitive to realtime performance because of low-latency requirements. At first I heard ...
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How to change which output device audio is coming from in Windows 7?

I've got a Realtek onboard sound card on my computer with no speakers hooked up to it. Sound comes out of my monitor for almost all software, except for some games (FTL seems to be the current ...
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ALSA upmixing/processing conditionally from different numbers of input channels

After a lot of research and experimentation, I was able to get ALSA to upmix stereo to 5.1 surround sound the way I want it. However, my problem is now that I can't properly play mono sources (the ...
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Audio flicking at back port [migrated]

In my Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit system, whenever I connect speaker at back audio port of my system the audio is flicker(in case when volume is 100% of both system volume and application volume that playing ...
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how can I Interchange the function of headphone and microphone jack with software [closed]

I have Toshiba satellite C850-f04y PC and the headphone jack is not functioning but the microphone works fine, currently i am unable to replace the hardware(non-functioning jack) so I want ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Digital Audio stops working

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 HTPC for quite some time. It's connected by toslink to a logitech z5500. Sound was working, but suddenly stopped... I've followed almost every guide and how-to to fix my sound, ...
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Unrecognized option 'b:v' when trying to convert a video

I get "Unrecognized option b:v" when I tried to convert a video. I'm using FFmpeg version SVN-r26402. Here is my error log: Raw Conversion Log Started on 2014-06-29 00:02:02 - 2014 Jun 29 Checking ...
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How to create fake sound card on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I want to run 'blender --background --python script.py' on my Ubuntu Server which does not physically have any sound equipment. It turns out that blender requires sound card. I see following error ...
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Archlinux - Sound card detected only on status change

I use Archlinux. The sound is enabled only when I plug (or unplug) a jack wire. EDIT: I forgot to say that I am on a new DELL Inspiron 14 So I think it's when the sound card detects a state change ...
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Why is Google Chrome sound lower than other apps on my Mac?

When I watch Hulu or YouTube, the sound is lower than what other apps, like Spotify, make. Why is that? How can I get Google Chrome to be louder? I'm using the latest Google Chrome on OS X Mavericks. ...
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Using a screen capture program (ffmpeg with uscreencapture in my case) to record a Flash video playing on screen

I'm trying to capture my desktop, precisely a full screen video - think "YouTube video on full screen situation", or if you'd record a programme on iPlayer (or any other content deliverer) - what ...
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Combine two headphone-microphone splitters?

I want to connect a game console's audio output to my computer's audio input using a 3.5-mm headphone-microphone splitter. The output will be connected to the input (microphone) on the splitter. I'm ...
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How to find out process that uses file but is not using at the moment?

Background I, as well as many other people according to Apple's support forums, am having some trouble with the audio settings on my Mac. Whenever the computer sleeps or powers off, the audio resets ...
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Fast-Play 1 Hr. Video (with Audio stream) in 2 min

For a Research Project in brain and cognition we need to show the subjects 1Hr. videos in 2 mins. I understand there is a function in most media players out there to speed up the video. But I'm not ...
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BSPlayer not detecting secondary audio track

I have BSPlayer version 2.67. With some movies including dual audio (found for .mkv files until now), it only plays the local language audio (spanish in my case) and shows no option to play more ...
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Externally Control Application (Interface)

There is an application that I use as a mixer. It has a gui which looks like a mixer- some knobs and some faders, etc. If you don't know what I mean here is an example: A consistent issue I face is ...
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Can't get audio, can't isolate cause

I'm running a computer with the following specs: OS Windows 7, Ubuntu 14.04 HDD0 256GB SAMSUNG 840 EVO HDD1 300GB SEAGATE HDD2 2TB WEST DIG BLUE HDD3 750GB DELL ENTERPRISE HDD4 750GB ...
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Headphone Playback not Working

I am using an Acer S7-191 with Windows 8.1, I had the system reinstalled with the same Windows version after an windows update crashed the system. The problem is I cannot plug headphone to playback. ...
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Volume control not functioning

I noticed a few weeks ago that my system volume control doesn't affect my volume. It's stuck at max which isn't terrible but it does get irritating when I run multiple applications and have to change ...
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FFplay : How to play multi audio track at the same time?

I'm trying to play a video with multi audio track in it. It's a conversation on three different tracks. At the moment, I'm only able to play one track at a time. I can't find a player that work this ...
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Handbrake Not Recognizing Audio Track

I'm working on re-encoding some MKVs into Ipod format so my brother can watch movies on vacation, and I'm running into a problem with Handbrake I've never seen before. I have a MKV of a Blu-Ray I ...
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How to add subtitles and an additional audio track to a DVD without having to re-encode the original audio/video data?

So I have this DVD with medium-quality video recordings. I'd like to augment it by subtitles (in two languages) and add a second audio track (a translation). So far I only found tools that require ...
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Opening my laptop makes a horrible screeching sound, how do I remove it?

When I open (the lid) of my laptop, a horrible high pitched screeching sound comes on. How do I remove it? It only happens when I open the laptop, but not closing it. I have disabled sounds in ...
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Surround Field setting/plugin for Foobar2000 or Winamp?

I am currently trying JRiver Media Center 19 for playing music. There is a "Surround Field" setting in JRiver that I really like a lot, it makes the sound quality much better. I was wondering if ...