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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USB connected headset

My current headset broke so I am on the market for a new one and I was considering buying an USB headset, but I never owned one before so I am a little reluctant. I have a few questions about the USB ...
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Windows 7 Music get lowered by game

whenever I play music in the background of a game it seems to lower the sound of music. Also when im on teamspeak, both the game and music get lowered by teamspeak. I have already checked the "do ...
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Windows volume mix low, even though source application is maxed

On some, but not all, sites in Firefox, the sound output is quite low. Upon investigating, the VU meter built into the sound mixer shows that all channels are maxed (sound output and Firefox sliders ...
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External sound card not working with Windows 10

I appreciate Windows 10 is a preview edition of the software, so I can have no quarrels if some of it doesn't work. However, my UA-25 external audio interface will not function with the January build ...
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Can I connect an Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) analog port to an Analog PBX? [on hold]

I was wondering if it's possible to reuse my existing analog PBX and all the current line distribution inside my home, but using a VOIP line instead of an analog one. The new configuration should be: ...
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Can I turn an internal PCI-E audio card into external cheaply?

I like listening to music, but the one thing I can't get with the mobile devices (players, smartphones, notebooks) is the volume and clarity I get from my desktop pc audio card. It's nothing special, ...
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Prevent websites from playing audio when they are opened in Safari 8

Is there any way to prevent a website from starting to playing audio when it's opened in Safari 8? As an example, this MacWorld article exhibits that behavior.
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Microphone acting weird

I just paid 30 dollars for a new Afterglow mic/earpiece to use with my ps3 and it's acting weird. No matter what sensitivity it's on, it constantly detects some sound and activates, even in dead ...
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how do I prevent websites from automatically playing mp3 audio without turning javascript off?

Some websites like http://www.publika.ro/ use javascript to automatically load and play mp3 audio. How do I prevent any site from automatically starting playback, without losing the ability to run ...
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No sound on back panel on a GA-MA790XT-UD4P

in both Windows and GNU/Linux I can't get sound on the back panel jacks of a Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P motherboard. However, when I connect an audio jack to the front panel audio header, it works. ...
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Replacement motherboard, no audio in Windows 7 or Ubuntu - Hardware or software fault?

I recently got a Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P motherboard. It appeared to be working fine, but blew a week or two ago. I got a replacement sent out (and changed my power supply, to be safe) that arrived this ...
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Change audio track of a video without codec

I have some AVI files of an old Win 3.11 game, where I want to change the audio track, without touching the video part. I have a (propertiary) codec as *.drv file (VfW; works in Win95), but it is ...
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Laptop speakers stop working after a time, work again after inserting and removing headset

I have a very weird problem. Toshiba laptop, running windows 7. So I can put on a youtube video and it works for a while, after a few minutes, the audio stops playing through the speakers...its ...
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Share sound system for multiple PC [on hold]

i have laptop and tablet, both with windows 8.1, no RT. I use synergy http://synergy-project.org/ to use one keyboard and mouse. I need also share reproductors. Is there similiar app for share audio?
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Sound output mac Boom

I uninstalled the boom application, I can't find any file related to boom in my system (maybe I am missing something) but I still have this in my output devices configuration: How can I delete the ...
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How to convert audio (wav/mp3) to graphic equalizer visualisation (video file)? [on hold]

For a video I would like to have the audio track visualized, like it is known from graphical equalizers. Example: Graphic from HTML5 Web Audio Visualizing. Can I do this automatically? I think ...
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My headphones are now recognized as “side left” and “side right” rather than “left” and “right.” How can I fix this?

I was watching a YouTube video and suddenly the sound cut out. I did some debugging and I thought my headphones broke. I plugged them into every port but none worked. Then when selecting the ...
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How to make a skype settings file?

Is there a way to make a settings file for skype on a windows 7 (home) laptop which will select the default audio input device, default audio output device and always answer using video mode ? For ...
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samsung laptop with windows 8 isnt recording lectures using one note 2013 [on hold]

im trying to record my lectures i have a samsung laptop probably 3 years old i have recently installed windows 8 and also installed office 365 when trying to record the lecture in one note 2013 i cant ...
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Direct left channel to right one due to left headphone not working

My left headphone is no longer working. Is there an easy way to direct the left channel to the right one so that both channels stream through only the right headphone? Muting the left side doesn't ...
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Record audio from Microphone and Computer/Speakers at same time?

The title basically says it all, this is what I have: Windows 8.1 x64 Playback Devices: Speakers(default): Levels: Realtek HD audio output: 54 (There are no other sliders on this screen) ...
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Why is Windows Speech Recognition not working?

I've used Windows Speech Recognition in the past on my laptop - using the built-in microphone and also via the WO mic software which "makes" ones Android phone into a microphone. I've done a decent ...
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Yosemite run “mount volumes” is not same as Mountain Lion

This content has posted in Apple support community but I need the solution urgently so I copied to here. I have a script to mount the shared folder from Windows server (named: servicedesk) as a ...
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Sound messed up after forced Windows 8.1 update?

So I was forced to update to Windows 8.1 this morning, and I noticed that my sound is weird now. I can only hear sounds from the window or tab that's open, and nothing else (except Spotify, which ...
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Windows Audio Routing

I have struggled with the audio output routing in windows for years. I start by right clicking on the speaker icon in the task bar and then just muddle through until I eventually get the sound coming ...
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Mixing stereo audio signal into one headphone can. For computer games [closed]

Hello I'm deaf in one ear but I love to play competitive FPS pc games. The problem is I can't pinpoint where people are in the game. Which makes it hard to shoot them in the face before they shoot me ...
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Audio glitch like if it's trying to sync back

Currently when playing back audio and/or video I get some weird audio glitches like the sound in syncing back with the picture. When playing back just audio the issue appears. I'm using Media Player ...
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Where is the hamachi sound of chat file?

I would like to know where is the hamachi sound when someone sends me a message. How can I find the file of the sound?
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Continuous recording, capture last few minutes when key pressed

I have Audacity and I have REAPER. All I want is to have e.g. REAPER recording continuously in the background then when I hit some key while browsing or playing a game, the following should happen: ...
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Easily switch between a Front Headset and my Rear plugged in Speakers without physically unplugging my headset?

I have a PC running Windows 7. My Lion Li case has a front jack for a headset (headphone speakers and microphone plugins). I have a phone number connected with a Skype account and use Skype as my ...
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How to convert mkv file to mp4 with subtitles and changing DTS audio to AAC or AC3?

I'm very new to ffmpeg, so I have a few questions I hope you could help me with. I have some mkv files that I would like to copy to my PS3, so I have to convert them. Someone told me the easiest way ...
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Can I convince a Toshiba Tecra Z40A to output audio via Bluetooth?

I don't know if I'm just exceptionally weak in my searches, or not looking for the right things, but I'm trying to figure out if I can connect my Toshiba Tecra Z40A to an external Bluetooth speaker. ...
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Create MP3 from WAV without silence at the start and end

I´m creating MP3 files from WAV in FL Studio. But in created MP3 file is a very short silence (for example 0.02 sec) at the begging and at the end of the file. In my program, I want merge(join) these ...
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Splitting audio on a PC with a multiple screen setup

I have 2 samsung pc monitors with build in speakers. What I want to do is play 2 different videos with one PC. One video on the first Samsung PC monitor and another video on the second samsung PC ...
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Changing the default decoder aac(native) into aac(libfdk_aac) or aac(libfaac) [duplicate]

Is is posible to change default decorder of ffmpeg? If I use ffmpeg -i pipe_video.fifo -i pipe_audio.fifo -c:v copy -f flv file.flv ffmpeg automatically changes aac(native) into (mp3)libmp3lame ...
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Conversion from Nmf to wav using Nice media player commandline modes

I have nice media format(nmf) file on my local drive i want to convert it back to wav.I have Nice media player anybody know how to convert nmf wav via commandline?
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How can I join multiple wav/flac/audio cds into one master big audio file (>4gb)

I have multiple Audio CDs that I want to merge into one final flac or mp3 file. For example I have 10 audio cds. I can encode each CD into its single wave/flac file, or even mp3, but then I need to ...
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lossless concatenation of ogg vorbis files

I have a couple of ogg vorbis files, all encoded with the exact same properties that I want to concatenate into a single file. I know that the ogg vorbis format supports plain concatenation of ...
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How to create an MP3 copy of FLAC collection, down to directory structure?

I have a collection of FLAC rips that I use for archival purposes and playing on my Hi-Fi system. However, I would like to create an MP3 copy of my entire FLAC collection (for using on my laptop, ...
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Looking for a bulk audio converter with directory support

Is anyone aware of a audio-converter(preferably freeware) that can convert all the mp4s in a directory to mp3s while maintaining the sub-directory structure?
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Why is mic audio not working one-way in Google Hangouts on Windows 7 and Chrome

I am using Google Hangouts via Chrome on Windows 7. Video is working fine both ways, i.e. when in a hangout call, I am able to see the other person and they are able to see me. Audio was also working ...
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7.1 surround sound USB headset with generic onboard sound card, do I get 7.1?

So simple(ish) question, I have a laptop with a generic onboard soundcard (listed as VIA HD Audio) and I have a 7.1 surround sound usb headset. My understanding was the soundcard had to output all ...
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“no audio devices are installed” my HP pavilion dv6000 tells me, & there have been no changes in hardware

Does anyone know what the audio playback is, made for the hp dv6000 laptop? The laptop originally came with vista, but it had windows 7 on it when I got it. I installed windows 8 on it and when I did ...
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How do I amplify, if possible, a digital USB signal from a sound board to Logic Pro, all via USB?

In our church, we have an Alesis digital board which sends all channels to an external recording media. The board output we use is USB, and the receiving media is Logic Pro on a Macbook Air. We ...
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Is distro upgrade required for full Bluetooth functionality and stability?

I read an online help forum that in order to make bluetooth wireless headsets function properly, one must complete a full distro upgrade, because lower distros have incomplete software architecture ...
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2PC streaming setup, send audio from main PC to streaming PC

From main PC I have an active DP->HDMI converter that goes into the capture card which captures both video and audio fine. The problem is that my main PC won't playback the audio to the capture card. ...
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How do I make my computer register my headphones and its own speakers as two different devices?

I have a windows 8 computer and when I try to play audio it comes out of the computer's speakers as well as my headphones. I looked at the sound settings and it seems as though my computer is ...
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Bluetooth headphones audio gets out of sync

I recently bought the Mixcder 104 bluetooth headphones. I've noticed that sometimes the audio gets out of sync by a second or so. This happens for all audio output - video, games, etc. and remains ...
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How to connect my speakers to my computer and produce 5.1 surround audio output?

So I have a Logitech X-530. There is an audio adapter in which I had the input and ouput connected (jacks and plugs connected by color). In that case I could not experience 5.1 surround audio. But I ...
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How to setup a multi-room speaker system on a mac mini

I have a mac mini setup as my home theatre. I would like to connect about 4 sets of speakers to it for a multi-room speaker setup where I can enable and disable certain speakers easily. I have done a ...