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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Computer took much longer than normal to boot, and now windows open and close slow

I've got a Sager laptop, a GeForce GTX 680M, an i7, 32GB of RAM, and I'm running Windows 7. My computer recently began to make that sound Windows makes when you plug in or unplug something (The da duh ...
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How to replace an audio stream in a video file with multiple audio streams?

I want to replace the second audio stream (0:2) in a video file that has two audio streams and give it a label if possible. How would I go about this? All the ffmpeg commands I found won't let me keep ...
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How do I figure out which driver is making my headset work?

I have just downgraded from Debian to Debian Jessie. Before the switch, my Logitech G930 headset would connect correctly as both an input device and output device (although the output device only has ...
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Mute rear single speaker Windows 7 laptop

Few days back one of the speaker on my laptop running on windows 7 has gone bad . Its giving a brr sound , its like when there is too much bass a speaker can handle and the paper is rattling . Its not ...
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How to get Clementine to play AAC files (on Windows)?

I just installed the Clementine audio player. I like it, but it doesn't play my .aac files. This Ubuntu forum post suggests this is due to decoder licensing issues, and necessitates installing the ...
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Google Chrome on Linux not using ALSA for sound

On my laptop, I've got an .asoundrc file that outputs sound to my USB headset. This works fine for SMplayer and Firefox. However, Google Chrome (at least, Flash-based and HTML5-based videos and ...
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Stopping laptop speakers from playing alongside headphones

I recently bought a new Acer Aspire V 13. Having problems listening to headphones because the inbuilt laptop speakers keep playing when I plug in headphones, and I want to be quiet. I have Realtek HD ...
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No sound through headset - only mic is working

I noticed that no sound is being played to my headphones. The laptop has a conexant sound card together with the sounds apps provided. But the thing is that I also noticed that now instead of one ...
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Resume playlist playback

I'm trying to make my machine wake me up in the morning by resuming playback of my playlist of podcasts. What I've tried: Getting a mediaplayer that resumes playlist playback when you start it: ...
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Audio from VLC will get quiet when focusing other applications

Note about above: It's not a duplicate of those. OS: Windows 8.1 I'm noticing that when playing something from VLC (though it happens when playing audio from Chrome) that my sound will ...
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Sound Blaster Play! 2 - beeps but no sound

I connected Sound Blaster Play! 2 to my PC, it plays beeps and test sound from windows speaker setup, but there is no sound in browser/WMP etc. How can I fix it? THanks!
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How to record from a particular application in windows [on hold]

I am looking for an application that would be able to record the sound coming from an application, as oppose to the whole sound coming through the playback device. I am aware of the Virtual Audio ...
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How to balance speakers using a microphone?

I am sure in a past version of windows I was able to balance the left and right speaker by using a microphone. However, in windows 8 I do not see this feature in the sound control panel. It may have ...
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Realtek HD Audio is not getting sound to audio jack after windows 8.1 August 12th update

I'm working on a toshiba A665-S6050 with Realtek High Definition audio. I have a High Definition Audio Device Driver From windows and a realtek high definition audio driver. I installed the R2.75 ...
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binary substitution in (audio)streams with bbe or sed

I try to do some stream manipulation with webradio streams. Goal is to use a pattern in triggerfile to substitute some seconds of the instream to silence in the outstream I found bbe to possibly fit ...
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silence in front of generated audio mpegts

./ffmpeg/ffmpeg -i a.ts -acodec aac -strict -2 -loglevel debug audio.ts Input #0, aac, from 'a.ts': Duration: 00:00:05.06, bitrate: 126 kb/s Stream #0:0: Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, stereo, fltp, ...
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Windows 8.1 - Sound is all right, connect speakers, sound doesn't come out

My laptop has windows 8.1 and it has been like that for about 8 months now. Everything works smoothly. Suddenly today, when I connect the audo jack from other speakers in my office, no sound comes ...
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How to stop multiple simple html audio players from playing at the same time?

I am using html5 for my website. I have multiple simple html audio players listed and want to be able to STOP one playing when someone clicks on another file. I have seen answers for this before but ...
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Windows 8 lowering down volume of applications when it detects communications - yet setting is set to “Do nothing.”

Title pretty much explains everything. In my sound settings under the "Communications" tab, I have Windows set to "Do nothing" when communications are detected, yet it still lowers other applications. ...
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My laptop keeps losing sound

I have read about similar problems online. As suggested, I unchecked the box in the sound control panel to give it exclusivity, and I also had to disable and re-enable my sound to get it to work. The ...
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Applications continue to use original audio device, even though I selected a different default audio device

Problem example: Default Audio Device is my Headset. ITunes playback through headset. I switch Default Audio Device to Monitor. ITunes continues playback through headset. This happens visa versa ...
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My microphone is mirroring sound from my speakers

My microphone is mirroring sound from my speakers. When I Skype I can't watch a video. I have a headset -- Razer Kraken (Green) -- and I am running Windows 8.1 with RealTek audio drivers.
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MPC-HC + AC3filter playing too fast with DTS-HD MA

Video plays too fast, as if fast forward was enabled. It used to happen with VFR MKV video, and was fixed with View > Render Settings > Presentation > Enable Frame Time Correction. This week this ...
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Ubuntu - sound volume differs after login and later after opening settings

I have Ubuntu 13.10 x64 updated-stable. I see that the sound volume is different after system (re)start (after shutdown, reboot, login) and when the sound volume settings are opened. Sound is quieter ...
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Sound, Videos stop playing after computer has been on for a bit

When I turn my computer on, and go to YouTube, I can watch videos and play music. However, after some time videos won't play anymore, and the sound completely fails. Even when I play local MP3 it ...
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Repair OGG files that have been extracted without a header

I have recently used a tool called FSBextractor to extract audio from a videogame. The program warns me that the files do not have headers and will not be playable. Upon extraction, the files are ...
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what is the bluetooth device compatibility matrix?

I have been looking for information that explains what types of bluetooth devices are able to work with each other if they are different versions. I have a pair of Bluetooth Version 2.1+EDR ...
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USB device only works through a hub

This one kind of boggles my mind. I have an audio interface (Steinberg UR-22), which was working until this morning. I've tried plugging it into every usb port on my laptop while removing all other ...
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How to test if speaker is playing the sound programatically?

Is there a way to determine if speakers are playing the sound, given that there is no microphone to detect this. I have an embedded system running Linux on ARM target board. I want to device a power ...
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Record and stream from speakers

I have a 3rd party application that has an audio component that I would like to record and stream. No API, etc. Recording is pretty easy using Audacity and grabbing whatever goes to the speakers. ...
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Connecting 5.1 speaker set to Pc

I bought a 5.1 speaker set: yamaha nsp40 (http://m.asia.yamaha.com/en/products/audio-visual/speaker-systems/speaker-packages/ns-p40_w/) My pc soundcard supports surround and has all the necessary ...
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How can I reverse the sound from my headset - windows 8

I have a problem with my sound board. For any headset which I have and who doesnt have an own soundboard, my notebook sound board send wrong sound to the headset, i mean that on the right side I can ...
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Acer Inspire Windows8 Sound Malfunctioning

Okay so about 75% of the time I use my laptop the sound will not play. When I open up the sound mixer in the bottom corner it will either show that the sound is playing properly, or it will not show ...
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Sound Blaster Audigy No Sound

I have an old Sound Blaster Audigy card (circa 2007). It has a digital out jack. I have a digital optical cable plugged into the out jack and then plugged into the optical in on my Pioneer 217 ...
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Is there better real-time audio processing than SRS or Breakaway?

So, I'm about fed up with the wimpy audio controls for Windows and my inability to correct the hyper compressed audio that I own. What I'm looking for is decent audio software that I can direct all ...
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No sound or sound card issue

In one of my laptops, the sound went out. It was going off and on before but then it just completely went out. Plugging in headphones or speakers doesn't seem to solve the issue, so I thought the ...
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Playbak device not recognized when using HDMI

I recently purchased a new laptop that came with windows 8.1 . When I first got the computer I tested that when I plug in my HDMI cable into the computer and connect it with the TV, the TV is ...
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WMP file view - add a column for Playlist

In Windows Media Player 12, in file view for songs, I would like a column displaying which songs are in a playlist. Is there a way I can add such a column to display this info?
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MuseScore doesn't play sound

I installed mscore on Ubuntu 14.04 as well as fluidsynth. I have not had Ubuntu sound problems to this day. When I press the Play button, I get this: There is no sound, and apparently the ...
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Enhance sound of a Video recorded by CamStudio

Ok, so I am trying to use CamStudio for my own youtube channel. I am new to this video codec thing, but I followed this tutorial completely. I am now testing it in full 1080p resolution. I used Xvid ...
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Computer headset to RC9 (Possibly via PCI card)

I have a custom dial pad that takes a RC9 cable in for speakers/microphone. I'm looking to: Run the RC9 into my computer, Find software to link the computer's headset to the RC9 going to the dial ...
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Disconnected Wi-Fi capability

I saw an earlier post thinking that it would help, but it didn't. The post was for turning the Wi-Fi capability on, which is what I needed, but in the command it shows that it's already enabled, just ...
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Different Application, different outputs

I'd like to send Pandora One to the Speakers, and Chrome (or anything else besides Pandora) to the Headphone jack (although different combinations might exist). A quick look shows two main options: ...
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How would I play input from the mic through speaker while a key is pressed?

I like to play games with my headphones on, and it feels really weird to not hear myself when I speak. The V key is what I use to transmit, so is there an AutoHotkey script or other program to listen ...
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FFmpeg: m2ts -> MKV/AVI/MP4 w/ tri-audio and subtitles

I have a 1080p m2ts file with three audio tracks and a subtitle track. I'd like to convert it to a 720p MKV, or really any format at all, while retaining all three audio tracks along with the subtitle ...
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How does a software equaliser work?

Recently I read that raw audio (uncompressed WAVE files) are stored in LPCM (Linear Pulse Code Modulation) encoded format. Now I believe that the LPCM encoding stores basically the waveform which the ...
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Why does Windows 8.1 mute the master volume automatically?

When waking up from sleep, or when plugging or unplugging an external speaker (be it headphones, speakers, or USB audio devices), Windows always mutes the master volume. It seems to be intentional ...
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No audio output after starting qtractor in Fedora 20

I have installed qtractor to start experimenting with music composition/production. However, after starting the application, the computer seems to redirect its audio output and the other applications ...
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cannot mix two audio files with amerge/amix ffmpeg

I'm mixing two wav audio files as follows /data/data/com.example.letsjam/app_bin/ffmpeg -i /storage/emulated/0/test1.wav -i /storage/emulated/0/test2.wav -filter:v amerge=inputs=2 ...
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Sound stops until restart sporatically

Strange issue has been occurring. The sound (including system sounds) stop working until restart. The mute button doesnt work when the volume stops, no muted items on the sound mixer. I find it to ...