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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audio and video from any source doesnt play

I started having a problem (a few days before switching to windows 10) playing any type of media on my computer. Basically what happens is anything I try to stream or even play a local file on my ...
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Trouble streaming audio over LAN using VLC?

Trying to send audio from PC1 to PC2 over VLC. This is PC1 VLC config: https://vid.me/juC7 PC2 is connecting to http://192.168.1.4:1234 through VLC. I don't get any errors but neither can I press ...
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Audio Not Playing? - Failed to play test tone

So, randomly today my speakers stopped playing sound out of them. Tried everything from unplugging them and trying it in a different audio jack, restarting my computer and even tried some stuff I ...
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Playing audio through more than one audio out device

When I partially plug my earphones into my audio in port (just the nub), audio is able to run through both my speakers and earphones. The earphones only take in mono audio though. So my question is ...
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how do i slide the volume up on windows 10 on my mic

how do I slide the volume up on windows 10 on my mic I got windows 10 24 hours ago and this is the not the first problem I had with it, but it the only one I can't work out how to do it. no matter ...
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Very low sound in Windows 10

Been googleing around for a few days now on that problem, nothing seems to work. The sound coming out of the speakers is very, VERY low. It does so since I updated to Windows 10 and then resetted to ...
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I have a 20hz-20kHz speakers but playing sound is max 17kHz

I have bought speaker Creative D100 which has frequency response as 20Hz to 20KHz. I tested it by this file: http://www.subliminal-shop.com/product/speaker-test/ If you can play this 30 ...
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(FFMPEG) Re-encode audio using qaac.exe

I was using a script to batch re-encode audio to AAC using the libvo-aac encoder. @ECHO OFF FOR %f IN (*.mkv) DO call ffmpeg.exe -i "%f" -c:v copy -c:a libvo_aacenc -b:a 256k "%f" However since I ...
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hdmi output to yamaha receiver

I have my hdmi output from a gtx 680 connected to a yamaha rxv665. In the audio playback control panel it is detected properly and lets me configure the 7.1 speaker setup. As soon as I switch on the ...
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Toshiba Bluetooth Stack BT Assistant Pop up every time I connect Audio Device

Every Time I connect my BT device to my computer, which is every boot, I have annoying pop-ups from Toshiba Bluetooth Stack saying this device is not the default audio device, and It is, and I don't ...
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Inserting overlayed audio in a set time

This is the question that was closest to my problem: Ffmpeg add new audio in video (mixing 2 audio) I need to insert audio from 2nd input file too but WITHOUT cutting first audio stream. I need them ...
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Does qemu/KVM allow sound through Spice?

I'm setting up a Windows 7 virtual machine to try and eliminate my physical partition. I have it installed and working with Spice and the drivers from the fedora site: ...
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Windows 10 volume jumps to 100% on random

So today I installed windows 10, and I love it except one thing: The volume is bugged. I'll be sitting watching youtube videos on Microsoft Edge, click next video and my ears will be blown off ...
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Headset not working in Windows 10?

In 8.1, although I had to pick between using the headset as either headphones or a mic (regardless of using an audio splitter), at least these functions worked. In that version of Windows, whenever I ...
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Which automatic audio-to-text softwares are available? [on hold]

I'm carrying out a project for my employer by which our videos-on-demand must implement Closed Captioning options for our Youtube videos. We are in the process of searching for the quickest routes to ...
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Can I output audio to all three of my monitors?

I've seen this question asked tons of times, but it's never answered. I'm looking to output audio from my computer, to THREE monitors simultaneously. I don't want to use physical cables. I've got ...
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How to change audio port types on Realtek ALC892

I'm running Realtek HD Audio Manager ALC892 v6.0.1.7525. I want the Rear Speaker Out (black) to be treated as Front Speaker Out (green). There are examples on the internet showing to how do this ...
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Windows 10 : Wi-fi driver doesn't work anymore

I've just installed the new release of Windows 10 on my laptop. My problem is that i can't connect with my wifi card anymore and it appears that there is not any drivers (just Realtek PCE Family ...
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Win10 - Volume Mixer - change link in traybar

i bring back the old volume mixer with the following registry entry on win10: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\MTCUVC] "EnableMtcUvc"=dword:00000000 i want to ...
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Latest amd HD audio device driver doesn't work in windows 7 64bit

I have amd radeon HD 6900 graphics card. I updated the drivers via catalyst setup and then I had no sound. My pc is connected to my tv/monitor via hdmi cable. I have tried restarting, sleeping, ...
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Modern Apps don't have sound?

There is no sound for all the modern apps on my PC when it's Windows 8.1. Now I upgraded it to Windows 10 and it still doesn't have sound. The desktop applications have sound. I searched on the web ...
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Headphones not recognized Windows 10

I just upgraded to windows 10 from windows 8.1 and now my headphones are not working. I have an alienware m14x with three jacks (mic / headset / headphones) and have tried all of them. The built in ...
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Re-install Alsa on Ubuntu 14.04

I made the mistake of uninstalling PulseAudio because I was getting the same conflict error between my OF's app and other audio apps. It seems a very bad idea and I get this error: ALSA lib ...
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Windows 10 - Headset and speakers show as one sound device (have to unplug headset)?

Just finished installing Windows 10, and the only issue that I'm encountering pertains to my audio. I have a USB headset and also have USB speakers. Before, I could leave both of them plugged in and ...
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Audio louder than usual until volume is changed

tonight I upgraded to Windows 10 and began encountering a very strange problem with my audio. I'm not sure what triggers it, but it has happened in two places: when some Flash sources load and on ...
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Need clarification on how sound is passed to video card's HDMI

I need some clarification on exactly what is meant by a statement from the PC manufacture of my computer. Right now I get sound via HDMI from my GTX 580 to my TV. I will be moving soon and am going to ...
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Upmix 2.0 stereo sound to 3.0 (left, front-center, right) sound?

My AV receiver can upmix 2.0 stereo to 5.1 surround. However, I am not interested in doing this. I don't want 2.0 tracks to have rear surround audio. 2.0 stereo is assumed to be heard in a ...
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No sound (VIA ac97)

One day I switched off my computer and the next day the sound was gone. Speakers worked on another device, sound hardware is detected, software and speakers volume is on and the mixer bar shows the ...
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No Sound with Realtek HD Audio Manager

I accidentally changed the speaker config in Realtek to 5.1 surround. After changing it back there is no audio through my headphones, and when I bring up the playback devices menu a popup asks if I'd ...
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Are there desktop 3.5mm jacks that can interface with smartphone TRRS headsets? [closed]

The TRRS jack is a recent modification of the 3.5mm audio connector which allows microphone data as well as control signals to be passed from the headset to the device. However, this standard does ...
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Is it possible to use aptX on unsupported computers or phones?

I've been reading up recently on different ways of wirelessly streaming media. At first I ignored bluetooth connections because of the quality, but then I started reading about aptX, which sounded ...
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Open Source HTML5 RDP that can play sound [closed]

I have had serious trouble finding a decent RDP gateway that could let me connect to a Windows Server (either Windows 2008 or Windows 7) through the Remote Desktop Protocol and at the same time ...
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Multiple bitrates with Shoutcast from one source

I'm trying to run on Linux multiple streams from one source. The streams I want to run are one with 192 Kbps and one with 32 or 64 Kbps. I have tried many things but I don't know what the best program ...
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totem used as audio player: How to minimize gaps between tracks

It has sometimes happened here that if I use a live cd, the application least cumbersome to configure to get some audio out of my speakers is totem - even though it was mainly made for videos. ...
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Audio-only ffserver feed / adding dummy video to audio-stream

I'm trying to stream audio to ffserver, but when I start the ffmpeg client it says: Missing video stream which is required by this ffm Is there a way to either: Configure ffserver to allow ...
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How do I make my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer work on linux?

I have a Lenovo Y50 laptop which has a subwoofer integrated that works on Linux Mint 17.2, only if I download HDA Analyzer and change with it: PIN 0x17 -> Widget Control -> Check OUT and Uncheck ...
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Volume Control on Client Computer [closed]

I have 2 iMacs, and I am wondering if volume control from the keyboard is capable on the client computer, not the server. I havent been able to get it to work with my wireless keyboard. Any advice? ...
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I'm looking to buy a laptop specifically for recording audio [closed]

So I am a voice actor and need to get a laptop SPECIFICALLY for recording audio. Are there any recommendations for software and hardware, or does it really not matter in the long term what kind of ...
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Troubleshooting Bluetooth device did not accept stereo audio connection

I just bought Skullcandy "Hesh 2 Wireless" Bluetooth enabled headphones. I connected them to my Windows computer by adding a bluetooth device and everything worked well. After disconnecting and ...
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OneNote 2013: How to change the Codec from Windows Media Audio 9 to 10

I'm trying to improve the audio recordings in OneNote. I need to be able to record lectures in lecture halls without the audio sounding garbled. HELP PLEASE. I think I might be able to start by ...
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Duplicating sound from PC to TV via HDMI

tl;dr I want to duplicate aduio from my PC to my TV without delay/buffer. Though TV may have buffer, that's ok, but not my headphones. PC and TV are connected via HDMI, but Windows only lets me ...
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Error when adding silent channels to ProRes file in FFMpeg

I'm trying to follow this guide to build a usable 5.1 audio for a piece of hardware with specific needs. When I run the command: ffmpeg -ar 48000 -acodec pcm_s24le -f s24le -ac 5 -i /dev/zero -i ...
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Enterprise user accounts unable to modify (audio) volume via taskbar icon [migrated]

Recently, all user accounts (even including domain administrators) are unable to make changes to the (audio) volume level via the volume notification icon in the taskbar. Clicking on it does not ...
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Resampling raw data in Audacity results in similar filesize

I am trying to use Audacity 2.1.1 (win32) to manipulate larger files (up to 40 million samples) with oscilloscope sample data. This has so far been successful when importing and exporting PCM unsigned ...
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Does the audio codec matter if i'm using S/PDIF audio out?

I'm going to build a new home theater PC and i'm going to use a AMD A1. That platform only has a handful of motherboards to choose. The one with the best audio chip is a Realtek ALC892, which is know ...
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Overriding/fixing TV HDMI EDID with Windows

My Samsung JS8500 TV provides a default EDID with only 2 channel audio to Windows/Nvidia. e.g. under audio playback devices, or the monitor device in the Device Manager, the number of audio channels ...
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Sound problems in Ubuntu/Windows

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 and windows 8.1 installed on my laptop. After an Ubuntu update, I'm having problems with audio. The speaker and headphones play at the same time on Ubuntu. Only the ...
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gnome 3.14, set default audio out as SPDIF

using gnome 3.14 under debian stable. every boot, i get sound on both aux output and SPDIF. and the volume widget/shorcuts will only change the volume on aux. when i open the audio settings, then it ...
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Asus Xonar DX issues: Windows cannot play sound

The following is my hardware: Asus Xonar DX 7.1 PCIE sound card Razor Tiamat 7.1 headset Logitech 5.1 speaker set (physically disconnected) The cables for the Tiamat in- and output are correctly ...
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How do I join a Lync/Skype for business online meeting without a microphone?

The meeting is a presentation rather than a conference call and therefore no microphone is needed to provide feedback. Joining the call results in a Lync/Skype For Business error that there is no ...