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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Splitting one stream 12 channel audio into separate mono channels?

I have a 12 channel QuickTime single audio stream which I am attempting to split into separate 12 audio streams in one output file. From MediaInfo my source audio configuration looks like the ...
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My headphones are working properly but my speakers are not

Im using Windows 7 Ultimate now and i have a problem with audio. My speakers are working but they don't make any sound on movies/songs/browser/game audio. I tried: Reinstalling driver Disabled ...
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Bluetooth speakers not working

I am trying to get audio to play through my Bluetooth speakers on a Windows 10 machine. I am using a USB Bluetooth adapter. I have downloaded the adapter software, I get the units to pair and ...
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Which audio codec is preferable to use for mp4 video?

I use standart codec for encoding and i don't like the quality of audio even if there is larger audio bitrate. ffmpeg -y -i input.avi -i watermark.png -filter_complex ...
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Audio rips on Windows 10 when PC is on wireless network

I have a PC that I built some years back. Like a champ, it ran Windows 7, 8, and 8.1. Then I upgraded to Windows 10. Immediately, I began experiencing ripped sound playback, regardless of sound ...
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Could not Right Click on taskbar icons and start menu could not open in windows 10

I installed windows 10 two days ago. First day, it worked fine, but now, when I right click on taskbar icons, or try to open start menu, or left click on Volume, Network or Time icon on right side of ...
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Project phone call to a Bluetooth speaker

I'm trying to have a phone call project over a Bluetooth speaker, more specifically a sound bar. Is it possible? I have tried connecting it, and to my knowledge, it is connected and music will work ...
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Computer audio via bluetooth to soundbar?

I was able to connect my laptop to my VIZIO S4251w. It shows up in my Bluetooth Devices list with a headset icon. However, as you can see from the properties window below it is not set up properly: ...
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Recording from pc speakers; headset speakers; and microphone simultaneously

I'm using Windows 7. While recording videos using Shadowplay (Recording gameplay basically) I can easily record the game sounds coming from the pc speakers and simultaneously record my own voice ...
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Sound only coming from 2 speakers (5.1 set up)

I have 5.1 surround sound speakers set up. When I use the 'test' in the sound configuration (Windows 10) all speakers make sounds at the correct time. However, when playing music, watching a film ...
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What is this chime sound that keeps playing at random intervals?

There is a chiming sound that plays at random intervals on my computer and I cannot figure out for the life of me where it is coming from. Anyone know the origin of this sound? edit: Apologies for ...
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Playing mp3 or ape on quodlibet on fedora throws “No gstreamer element found…” error

I installed quodlibet v3.4.1 via yum on an updated fc21 x86_64 running alsa. However, I get Playback Error No GStreamer element found to handle media format. Media format: APE tag demuxer. ...
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Microphone doesn't work in Windows 10

I've been on Insider Preview for a while, have installed RTM Windows 10 about a month ago and have reenrolled into the Insider program. Now on build 10525. For the past 4-5 builds including the RTM my ...
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My new extra bass bluetooth headphones are making odd noises

I recently got a new set of bluetooth headphones and they work fine with all my devices except my PC. I have a bluetooth chip I got for my PC but thats not the problem because the headphones are ...
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Windows desktop mic loud on skype but quiet on gotomeeting

I have a low-end CA desktop PC mic that sounds loud and clear (to the people on the other end) on Skype, but very quiet to the others on GoToMeeting. I have gone into Control Panel mic settings and ...
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How to make Handbrake save default audio settings?

I click on the "configure default..." button in the audio tab, I set it to the codec/bitrate that I prefer. However, if I close and re-open Handbrake, these defaults are gone. If I open another file ...
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How can I give more power to usb devices connected to my laptop?

I am getting a USB audio interface with mic preamplifier and I am worried if my laptop will be enough to power it (or if it won't get damaged by by the device).Is there a thing I could connect between ...
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Sound Blaster 16 generating static after capacitor replacement

I recently found an old Sound Blaster 16 (model CT2960) in my garage and started messing around with it. It was working perfectly, and a few weeks ago I took it out to try another ISA card. It's a ...
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Sound lost after running CCleaner

After running CCleaner, I've a very strangle problem with my audio device : If I start the computer with the headphone's jack plugged in, I'll only have sound with the head phone, the laptop's ...
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Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones?

Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones? Can anyone list the type of usb bluetooth dongle I would need and type of headphones to do this? Ideally I just want to have one bluetooth ...
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dts channel mixer macos

In all DTS based files i play, i have the classical problem of voice volume being too low and explosions too loud. I do not like to " ride the volume ". Hardware is : - Audigy 2zs pci card + kx ...
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Windows 10 - not recognising headphones

I recently updated to windows 10 and have now noticed that when I place my headphones into the jack my laptop still plays sound on the speakers, I had this problem back when I updated to windows 8 (I ...
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on Windows 10, volume mixer show my service name is “Name not available”

I wrote a background service to play audio. After starting this service, I open volume mixer, and it shows my service is "Name not available", but if I use the old volume mixer (steps like this ...
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Video playback is very slow over HDMI after windows 10 upgrade

I have upgraded my laptop to windows 10 from win 8.1 It's a Dell M3800 Pecision 64 bit Prior to the upgrade I could plug a hdmi cable into it and attach it to my TV to watch Netflix, Iplayer etc ...
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How to use default Windows driver for sound card? - Windows 10 auto-update

I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10. In 8.1 I used default system driver for sound card in my Toshiba Portege Z30 (it has different settings for headphones/speakers) But Windows 10 always ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - VLC doesn't show track details in system sound menu/indicator

VLC isn't showing details about the current track in the system sound menu/indicator as seen here: http://s30.postimg.org/k8u7djxo1/Screenshot_from_2015_08_19_21_21_55.png I can still control VLC ...
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How to mute application that does not appears in Linux volume manager?

I've downloaded gitter application but I cannot find the option for muting the sound for all rooms. So I've decided to mute application using OS features instead of particular application. The problem ...
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Having trouble in Windows 10 with 5.1 sound Sound Blaster Recon3d

I did a clean install of Windows 10 this week, and noticed that none of my sounds were working. I noticed that if I change the sound from "5.1 Surround" to "Stereo" I get sound, but only from 2 of 5 ...
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Maximum volume lowered after upgrade to windows 10

I just upgraded my win 8 to win 10 and the first thing I noticed is that my maximum volume is way lower now. Actually, its low enough to be annoying while watching a movie/tv series, because its ...
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Replacing ALL audio streams of a video in ffmpeg but keep meta

I already found this link but the answer doesn't really say much about replacing more than one audio track. I quite don't understand the -map things he does in there and I would just like to replace 5 ...
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Windows 8.1, volume in center of screen

I finally updated to 8.1 and now whenever I adjust my computer's volume, a volume slider appears in the center of the screen. This is in addition to the normal volume slider that appears in the upper ...
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Windows 10, sound enhancement wont turn off

Ever since I upgraded to win 10 I can't turn off sound enhancement and that wouldn't be a problem if it didn't sound terrible. If I go to speaker properties and check the "disable all sound effects" ...
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CRAZY issue with headset audio volume/quality and skype

So I have a cheap logitech oem headset with normal audio jack and for some reason whenever I have a skype call it goes nuts. I have to jiggle the cable around for the audio to sound normal. If I turn ...
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Why is my audio glitching out?

With Windows 10, about every 15 seconds when audio is playing or it seems to get high enough, I'll hear a "rrrrrr". I've tried lowering the Realtek HD Audio quality, tried a headset and speakers, ...
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INFO:audio_manager_pulse.cc(258)] Failed to connect to the context. Error: Connection refused

I am using chrome/chromium - audio isn't working through Chrome but it works when using mplayer, firefox. I do: su - veek -c "google-chrome --enable-logging=stdout --v=1" and i get: ...
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How to set up ffdshow audio mixer to output stereo to all sockets?

I have a Soundblaster X-Fi Xtreme with 4 output sockets (5th is for mic) and I'd like to learn the proper configuration of ffdshow audio processor that would result in all 4 outputs getting the same ...
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How do I stream Android audio to Windows 10 over bluetooth?

I'm trying to stream audio to my Windows 10 PC through my bluetooth adapter (Kensington Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter for Laptops (K33956AM)). I was able to get the device paired with Windows 10 but I ...
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Realtek HD Audio low and bad quality sound after Windows 10 upgrade

I am using Sony Vaio laptop. Yesterday I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Quality of sound of Realtek HD Audio has become very bad and extremely low. There is no bass and the sound is ...
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ALSA output to two dmix devices simultaneously using a multi device

I am trying to play audio to two hardware devices simultaneously, megalodon and analog, using two dmix devices. megalodon is a USB headset, analog is just the 3.5mm port on my computer. When I route ...
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How do I re-record an individual PowerPoint slide with audio and transitions?

PowerPoint allows you to record an entire presentation with audio and animation timings synced, but you cannot re-record both for an individual slide. For instance, let's say I recorded a 40-minute ...
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Microphone with combo-jack - Windows 10, Lenovo b580

I'm looking on answers how to solve this problem since I got this laptop. This is the newer version of lenovo b580 (the one with i3 mobile). It has a single combo-jack on the side, and I cannot get it ...
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How to listen to a file by looping regions?

I need to listen to audio files in short looped fragments (useful for transcribing). I have found a few apps that let me define regions (VLC, Audacity) and that let me play these regions in a loop, ...
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My mouse scroll button changes volume instead of scrolling

Since yesterday, my mouse scroll button isnt working as it has to. Once i try to scroll down a page, my sound goes down, same with scrolling up->sound increases. Other buttons also not working as ...
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Laptop sound not working

My laptop seems to have some audio problems. The audio seems to work fine sometimes but at other times there's a red cross on the audio icon. I tried updating realtek audio drivers, uninstalled and ...
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Force audio device to be detected as Stereo (Win7)

I have a G930 headset with the latest drivers installed. The headset has a software-based 7.1 surround sound option that I never use because I think it doesn't sound that great. This conflicts with ...
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No audio in flash player after MPEG2 to SWF avconv conversion

I converted a mpeg2 video to a swf file using avconv: avconv -i test.mpg -acodec libmp3lame -ar 22050 test.swf There is no issue when playing the resulting file in vlc, but in iceweasel with the ...
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How to overlay multiple video files and merge all audio with ffmpeg?

I overlay from 2 to 5 video files in a grid and I want to merge all the audio from each video. Here is my code to combine 3 video files. I think it works, but I get a warning I don't like. ...
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Encarta 94 MIDI music doesn't play under Windows 10 32bit

I have gotten Encarta 94 installed and running on a HP Slate 7 Tablet under Windows 10. The videos, wave audio, animations and images all work fine. However the MIDI based media, for example national ...
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Windows 10 Audio and Graphics Freezing

I have recently upgraded to Windows 10. However, ever since I have done this I am having issues with my audio. I use a LG TV as my monitor which I have connected via HDMI. However, whenever watching a ...
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Ubuntu: how not to play audio from different sources

Is there any elegant way to automatically mute audio from active audio sources when a new source appears? For example: Some music player is playing music - S1 I start receiving audio from ...