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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FFmpeg cuts off ~50ms when I extract+convert audio from video

I want to extract the audio stream from many .MOV files with ffmpeg. The goal is to have output files with small file size and perfectly equal sound to the input file. Currently I'm using this ...
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Getting external speakers to work on HP Pavilion 400 slimline desktop

I just got a brand new desktop PC, HP 400-314 model, and my Insignia speakers are not working at all. They are plugged into the correct jack; that being the lime green port on the back of the PC. It ...
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ulead dvd workshop 2 no sound on win7

i recently upgraded from winXP to win7, and the program stopped playing sound it seems like windows dosent recognize the program at the mixer the windows compatibility mode doesnt seem to fix the ...
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Change framerate on MKV container

I got a problem with playback of some MKV containers (89 items, totalling 196,3 GB). The audio+video are encoded in 25 fps, but the subs are totally out of sync - these are encoded on 23.976 fps. My ...
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Link to download Windows 8.1 Microsoft Native High Definition Audio Device?

I recently purchased a laptop with RealTek Audio Drivers. However, I'm experiencing a static noise/hiss sound whenever the sound card is enabled. I read here that to resolve the problem, simply ...
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Static sound coming from headphones on Windows 8 laptop

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 17 laptop with Windows 8. When I first plug my headphones into the audio jack it works and it's initially silent. However, after I finish playing any sound from any app ...
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How can I stop applications from knowing system volume has been adjusted?

Spotify recently made some changes I disagreed with (doubling cost), and so I no longer have their premium service. This means they play ads after every couple songs. These ads are often very ...
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No sound on both Windows and Linux [on hold]

I have a computer with many Windows and Manjaro installed. Everything has worked fine for months. Recently, the sound stopped working on both Windows and Linux. On Windows, the sound manager lists ...
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Find if a short MP3 exists in a longer MP3

I have 2200 MP3s are were cut from longer MP3s in Audacity and export at 128 kb/s. Unfortunately, I would like to have these re-cut at 320 kb/s (the same as the source MP3s). Is there a tool that can ...
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How to play and change between two music tracks without them stopping? [closed]

I want to play two similar music tracks (or complemental, eg instrumental + separate lyrics) alongside each other, but with an option to mute/unmute them on a whim, so that I could swap to listening ...
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Does the VGA HDMI driver use the installed sound card

I've got a new Asus motherboard Z97-A which includes an on-board VGA and sound card. Currently I'm using the Intel HD4600 VGA's driver as the default output of my computer which sends the audio ...
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Soundmax drivers fail to install

Okay, so here is the problem I have a older Motherboard (ASUS Rampage Formula 1 ... The Original) and I recently decided to install windows 8.1 on to the computer. Without doing any research I later ...
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Sound starts crackle through hdmi when cpu usage goes high

I built new HTPC with Athlon 5150 (AM1 platform) + Asrock AM1H-ITX. I have installed Linux Mint 17 + XBMC. This machine is connected to tv throught HDMI. It works like a charm except one: during ...
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Very low latency live audio broadcast [closed]

What is the best (and scalable) approach to broadcast a live audio stream from microphone to an online audience (web browsers) with as less latency as possible (< 500 ms)? It is only speech and ...
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hp z400 panel audio not detected [duplicate]

I have HP Z400 workstation with an internal speaker and runs Windows 7 Professional x64. Initially I was using windows default audio driver and the internal speaker and rear audio jack were working ...
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Headset microphone low volume

I just bought a new Turtle Beach Z22 headset to use to talk to my friends on skype. However, my friend tells me that the sound volume he hears is very low. After reading many articles and support ...
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Properly downmix 5.1 to stereo using ffmpeg

I have a 5.1 audio track from a film where front left and front right contains music, and center contains dialogue. Playing the 5.1 track in VLC blends everything together nicely. I'm trying to ...
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No audio device after installing windows 8.1in Lenovo b480 laptop

I installed Windows 8.1 32 bit Enterprise on a Lenovo b480 laptop. After installing Windows, an audio problem arose. It's saying that no audio device is installed, even after updating the ...
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One VLC instance for different file types

Is it possible to have two instances of VLC Media Player, one that plays WAV files exclusively and the other that plays MP3 files exclusively? I have to often listen to some WAV sound effects files to ...
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Disable sounds on Opera 12.17 on Windows

On older versions of Opera, there was an option to disable sounds on a webpage. This was present on Opera 12.16 and I had used it. Now, I have Opera 12.17 and lost all my settings due to a ...
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How can I change my voice in to a deep black guy without any nocie? [closed]

I would like to create a cartoon character, who is a black male with very deep vocie and looks like something this. The probblem is, every tool which I tryed add a litle nocie to deep sound. I try ...
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How is an HDMI signal converted into video and audio?

How does a display interpret HDMI signals and update its pixels to the right configuration? I would like to write a native C program to perform this task. I am trying to build a video streaming device ...
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ffmpeg merging mp3, mp4, no sound with copy codec

I am using ffmpeg to create a video. The source is a set of png images (one per frame) and an mp3 file. I want to create an mp4 with sound. I am doing it in two stages for now. Step one converts the ...
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Strange noise on my ASUS notebook speakers

I just bought an Asus K56CB notebook. I immediately replaced original platter hard drive with my SSD I had in my previous laptop (no re-installation, just remove from previous and replace in new). I'm ...
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How do I get CTL 220UW Built-in Speakers to work on Windows XP?

I have a old Windows XP Computer that I just put a New Monitor onto. My Mom had to use my speakers. So now I have NO audio output whatsoever. I know the monitor has built-in speakers, But I can't ...
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Windows is Auto Adjusting Volume of Applications

Windows keeps auto adjusting my sound, especially when using applications such as skype. I want to disable this. I have already changed the settings to tell windows "to do nothing" in the ...
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How to play midi music in VirtualBox Windows 98?

I'd build a Windows 98 VM in my Mac with VirtualBox to run some old games, like "Z". It is running, but without the great soundtrack. When testing, I realize that the soundtrack is in midi files, and ...
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Mute sound on Mac OS X Yosemite on wake up

This is a problem for me only in the morning when I get to work and when I go home. Something was playing when I put my macbook to sleep and when it wakes up it resumes at full volume behind the ...
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Make a sound after every double-click

I'm annoying my coworkers by clicking my mouse absentmindedly. I want to create an aural alert every time this happens. How can I do this on Windows? I'm using autohotkey if there's a prepared ...
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Is this sort of an audio adapter splitter that I'm looking for?

I have ASUS N550JV laptop and it has one COMBO audio jack. I want to use my Logitech G230 audio headset which has two jacks, one for audio and one for microphone. Searching the web, I realized I need ...
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run spotify in background on windows 8.1 with screen off (tablet)

I run windows 8.1 on Linx7 tablet, installed Spotify on it and it runs great. However when the screen goes dark the music stops. Can it be changed so spotify runs in background with audio output on?
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disabling default device makes some programs stop outputting sound

I have an hp laptop with windows 8.1 installed and I have noticed that every time I disabled my default device, I have to restart Terraria (one of my favorite games) to get it to start outputting ...
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ASUS Maximus Hero VII troubles

A lot of problems with motherboard ASUS Maximus Hero VII (Core i7-4770K, Geforce GTX 760, two SSD) and 2 OS installed separately on SSD - Win8.1 and Linux Mate 17. I can't use two monitors together ...
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Google Hangouts is auto adjusting sound system in Windows 7 even when I changed sound settings

I've already done the whole changing the sound settings in windows 7 to "Do Nothing" so that solution seems to be out the window. I'm trying to listen to music on youtube on Mozilla Firefox while I ...
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Best audio converter for flac to alac? [closed]

I just got a new phone with a lot more space. This means I can put my lossless audio on... trouble is, iTunes doesn't support flac.... There is alac, but I have yet to find a quality converter to ...
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No sound after driver update windows vista

Sound manager used to show two devices for output, despite the fact that there is no SPDIF on my motherboard MSI K9N Nei V2/V3 (sadly), since the update it only shows the SPDIF even though I can map ...
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displayport + 3.5mm audio to HDMI?

I have a Lenovo W500 and apparently, the graphics card (ati radeon) doesn't support audio output through the display port. But, connecting separately from the headphones to the RCA inputs in the TV ...
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Recover Corrupt Audio Data (files visible but not accessible)

I'm was doing PA and recording at a medical conference this weekend but have hit distaster with corrupt data. Was recording a .WAV file using a line into a Tascam DR-40 audio recorder. Recorded about ...
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Use another audio device with browser. (Windows)

Is there any browser or a plugin for any browser that will let me play audio through anything other than the default device? Example: I want to play a game on the PC but my gf wants to watch ...
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How can I disable the “Ding” in Win 7 when I use “copy”?

Dell Latitude Win 7 New computer (to me) Whenever I highlight a word or phrase and copy it either via rt. click or ctrl-c, there is a loud, annoying "ding". Edit: This happens in all applications. ...
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Bluetooth headset is paired but cant stream music

I want to play music with bluetooth with my headset. - My headset is working on my Android devices. - No driver error on windows. - The headset seems to be connected. The operation "List To Music" ...
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How to use the jack port of a android “Kit kat v4.4 virtual machine”?

I'd like to use the jack port of a Android kit kat v4.4 virtual machine (VMware Workstation 10), but it seems that it's not working. There is no error message, but hopefully it seems that the virtual ...
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How to compile the linux without any audio codecs?

I want "no audio" functionality in an embedded system. So, any idea about how to configure kernel without any audio? Thanks.
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tidal-hifi playback with alsa stops after every song

I am using tidal hifi for music streaming under linux (Mint 17, 64bit) with Chrome. To achieve bit perfect playback I turn off pulseaudio ($killall pulseaudio) to purely use alsa for audio processing ...
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ALSA/Pulse: How to AVOID upmixing in 6-channel mode?

So, I have the following setup: Gigabyte B75M-D3V motherboard w/ Intel HD Audio (Realtek ALC887-VD chip) Linux 3.17.4 x86_64 Debian testing (jessie) Originally, I was using straight ALSA, because ...
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Headphones not working on Ubuntu 14.04

My headphones are not working on my Ubuntu 14.04 partition, but they work on my Windows 7 ones. What happens is once I plug my headphones in, they are detected by the OS, but I can’t hear a thing. ...
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3.5mm headphone to USB adapter not working

I recently purchased a 3.5mm Headphone & mic to USB adapter by 3d sound. Although the device has no printed model number, educated guesswork leads me to believe it is the "C-Media USB 3D Audio ...
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Pi, PCM audio, continuous signal needed

I am using a Raspberry Pi running Volumio 1.5 to stream my music from a uPnP NAS server. It's headlessly controlled by BubblePnP on my Android phone. The Pi has been upgraded with HifiBerry Digi, ...
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Prevent applications from changing audio input gain

I have a USB mixer that is recognized by Windows as a USB microphone (as per the manufacturer's instructions). My microphone and other inputs are plugged into this mixer. Every once in a while when I ...
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FFmpeg build configuration for just AAC, MP3, WAV

I need to use ffmpeg for just converting audio files between AAC, MP3, WAV only. So I want to compile ffmpeg for my requirement. But I don't know best ./configure bla bla bla... commandline for my ...