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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Windows Media Player Plug-in no audio in Linux

I'd want to listen some embedded radio at AM 1030 Radio del Plata it offers an alternative player based in silverlight, which it works using pipelight. But I'd want to use the Windows Media Player ...
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How can I make programs use seperate audio outputs in ALSA?

I am trying to configure ALSA to have one program use the main audio out while the rest of the os ports out of the surround.
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Setting both back AND front end audio as usable…?

OK so I want to have one set of outputs playing on my speakers, and another playing on my headphones. I have both back and front panel audio, so I just figured I could plug my HEADPHONES into the ...
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Sound Loss on Windows 8 Laptop

My windows 8 laptop will not play sound, when returning to the laptop after a period of time, without having to shut down and restart the system. In trying to to trouble shoot I get a message that ...
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Why does plugging headphones in cause Netflix to re-buffer the video feed completely?

I noticed that any time I'm watching Netflix (iOS, Windows8, OSX), and I plug in headphones, the video feed stops and buffers all the way from 0%. Why?
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Lenovo Z570 Laptop cutting sound when tilted

I currently have a Lenovo Z570 laptop, as said in the title. I like to have it on my knees while sitting on the couch, or laid in my bed. The thing is, when I try to move a bit, it tilts the laptop ...
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Windows 8 HP Laptop is stuck on mute

Ever since I ran an automatic update a few days ago on my Windows 8 HP Envy dV6, my computer will not play sound. The speaker button in the bottom corner says it's muted, but even when I adjust the ...
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wavwrite function usage, Octave

Hey just to continue the thread would like to ask you something about wavwrite. I am trying to get a mat file (T01DATA.mat) to be played. Tryed with sound() with no actual solution; thanks to you I ...
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How can I find the advanced settings in my sound properties?

For some reason I can't reach the advanced settings in my audio properties I don't see the option. The only options I see are: general, levels and a third one I have a problem with the sound ...
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Which pair of headphones to choose with a <100$ price tag? [on hold]

I have a question regarding the choice of a middle class headphones, in the <100$ price range. I have done a steady research over the Internet and came across diverse models. However, at the end I ...
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Can't play audio files on Windows 8

I am trying to play mp3 files on my windows 8 laptop. For some reason they are not being played on any player. I can see the following error in Windows media player: Windows Media Player ...
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What is using my sound card?

A couple weeks ago my speakers stopped working. When I reboot, they work perfectly. But eventually some mysterious, and I suspect nefarious, piece of software takes control. (On a related note, ...
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Surround Sound 7.1 in headset

I had been reading a lot about Surround Sound, 7.1, etc.. and finally I'm a little confused about the choices I have! Please, I need help! I want to buy a headset to have 7.1 on the pc for games! If ...
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Sound Volume no longer working on Windows 8

I have Windows 8 laptop on Dell 15R and sound suddenly stopped working. I even tried this tutorial, but no luck ...
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Sound redirected to speaker output

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 - 180 laptop with Win7 64-bit. The problem is that when Skype is open (especially during a call) and I start playing a Youtube video all sound is redirected to the ...
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Microphone and Speaker set up for conference calls [on hold]

I frequently conduct conference calls with people across several locations via MS Lync. I would like to make it so that for the people in the same room as me, we can have, say, three microphones we ...
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Sound does not get activated when I boot Win 8.1

Sound does not get activated the first time when I boot up Win 8.1. It gets activated if I do a restart. (If I shut down and reboot sound will not come on only when I restart it comes on) I have an HP ...
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how to fix the device is being used by another application

there is a solution to this problem first go yo control panal and type in the search box "update to windows KB2962407" delete that.After that go to mycomputer right click on it and go to manage ...
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Audio from headphones is muted after screen is locked or sleep mode (Windows 8.1)

TL;DR (temporary workaround) If your headphones/Line-out don't work after sleep mode or locking the screen and you have a VIA sound card just download CLEVO's hot keys manager and run the file ...
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Front panel Audio

My front panel audio is not working/detecting anything plugged into the MIC or SPEAKER ports. This happens in Windows 7 Professional x64, it does not happen in Kubuntu or Debian (virtual machine OS). ...
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ffmpeg edit avi metadata and audio track naming

I have a bunch of movies in avi format on my disk. However, they don't contain any metadata like title etc. I found a command which would do it for me : ffmpeg -i input.avi -metadata ...
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Windows 8 play no sound

I'm using Acer Aspire V3 with Windows 8. Today, my laptop is unable to play any sound either from my iTunes or Youtube. I have try troubleshooting it myself by checking the drivers and it seems to be ...
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Is There a way to permanently apply replaygain info to many flac files?

I ripped a bunch of CDs to flac, with replaygain, a while ago. What I am trying to do now is permanently apply the replaygain to the files so it is not just a meta tag. This way, I can batch convert ...
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Is it possible to set the host's playback device with VirtualBox?

I'm using VirtualBox version 4.3.12r93733 on a Windows 7 host with a Windows 7 guest, and I'm wondering if it's possible to change the audio playback device for VirtualBox on the host? It doesn't ...
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Minimal install of debian, didn't install sound module, how to get sound working?

I did a minimal install of debian wheezy and then upgraded to jessie. When installing wheezy, I didn't install any of the optional modules. I remember there being one about sound but I assumed I would ...
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Can I have a second sound system running on one Windows 7 machine?

Suppose I have a pair of headphones plugged into the usual sound system that is supplied with an ordinary Windows 7-based machine. I add some hypothetical combination of hardware and software to that ...
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How do I remove background tv music?

I have an audio recording of a recent meeting, the stupid thing I did was leave the TV on MTV. Now listening to the recording the music is more dominant than the actual speech and vocals. Is there a ...
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How can I keep audio in Windows 8.1 from fading in when I start playing a sound file?

I just got an HP Windows computer running Windows 8.1. I have installed the latest Windows updates (as of 7/14/14) and even went to the HP website and updated the audio driver. Part of my living is ...
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Create a multil audio movie in any video fomat without changing video quality

I have some HD movies in some different formats like avi, mkv etc. I want to make them in multiple audio without changing the original video quality and format. I also want to embed subtitle in it. ...
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Mic boost on Realtek AC'97

I have a problem with my microphone boost. I've watched some videos about that on YouTube, but I don't have same Audio Manager as they, even if I installed many drivers (some AC'97 and some HD). ...
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The sound from my headphone jack is fuzzy. How can I fix it?

I have a toshiba satellite and my headphones don't play sound properly when I use them. The sound is fuzzy, like when your under water. It's definitely not the headphones. It was working literally ...
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Logitech G930 Headset only works in one ear

I have a wireless USB Logitech G930 headset. It works out of the box in Debian, except that only the right channel works. The other side doesn't produce any sound. If I plug my headset into my Windows ...
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Send audio to all outputs with individual level control

I have some head phones hooked up to the front jack and some speakers hooked to the rear. In the Realtek Audio Manager I disabled front panel jack detection so I get sound out of both. However I would ...
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Is there a limit on an audio file's volume level?

I'm just wondering, is there a reasonable limit on how loud a sound can be in an audio file? By "reasonable", I mean something that can be hit easily and not a technical limitation of 32-bit integers ...
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sound crackling/popping after wake from suspend

I have a windows 7 PC, with built-in sound card in the motherboard and a USB headphone. After waking from sleep, the sound very often (though not every time) crackles/pops (say, when playing a flash ...
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Listening and recording at the same time with Audacity and Virtual Audio Cable

first sorry if it's been asked before, i couldn't find anything related to my problem. i need to listen what i'm recording via Audacity and Virtual Audio Cable at the same time, Virtual Audio Cable ...
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Line-In/Stereo Mix does not work, have correct settings and installed most recent drivers, Windows 7

I have a black macbook which I have years ago began using as a Windows computer by installing and using only Windows on the computer. I used Windows XP until now with bootcamp (mac) drivers, which ...
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Is there any audio hub that works similar to an HDMI switch?

I am looking for something similar to my HDMI switch, but for audio. I have a few devices on my desk but only one set of speakers. I would like to find a switch that allows me to plug them all into ...
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Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?

I have a speakerphone (Jabra Speak 510) connected via USB to my computer (Windows 8.1). There are some specific web pages (very few) which interfere with the speakerphone (like the sound of a modem, ...
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Windows 8 volume bar stuck on screen(top left corner)

On my Sony Vaio Tap 11, the Windows volume bar is stuck on the top left corner of the screen. If I try to lower it by clicking with the mouse it will automatically go up to 100%. This seems to ...
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Play sound when Windows 8 unlocks

I have the opposite problem of this user – I want to get Windows to make a sound when I unlock it, but I can't figure out how to. I followed the instructions that are linked there to modify my ...
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Is it bad to connect combined audio able to a seperate audio jack? [duplicate]

I have headphones for my phone which includes both headphones and a microphone. As you know, headphone cables for mobile phones don't have seperate cables for microphones and earphones. But in ...
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How to get 7.1 sound from PC to AV receiver over HDMI without video?

I have a 120Hz monitor so I cannot connect PC -> AVR -> Monitor. The PC has to be directly connected to the monitor. I will not simply attach the AVR as a second dummy monitor to my GPU since this ...
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How to use Google Glass as a headset with MacBook?

I connected my Google Glass to my MacBook via Bluetooth, and Sound Preferences shows that I can select my Glass for audio output, but doing so does nothing. Google Glass makes no sound even though ...
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My bluetooth headset just wouldnt connect to my desktop PC

I am using XTREME technology branded bluetooth headset. Though I am able to successfully pair and connect this headset with my mobile, I am unable to do the same with my XP desktop PC. I have inserted ...
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Audio Lag while gaming/playing music

So yeah, I am playing CS:GO a lot and in the past few days, my audio started lagging so much, it's impossible. Even if i listen to a song, sometimes a random lag comes in, just like in this video: ...
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Can i use external speakers and built-in speaker together?

I have asus x202e. With built in speakers. I connected through AUX cable mini external speakers. my question is if I can use all the four speakers together to get a better surround sound. Is it ...
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Improve seeking precision for wma encoded in ffmpeg

Compressed audio formats (like compressed video) have trouble doing precise seeking. Is there something in the ffmpeg encode settings that I can change to make the resulting audio file allow more ...
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Graphics Card's proximity to Firewire Card causes noise on connected audio interface (by firewire)

I am doing some amateur audio stuff where I have an audio interface connected via firewire to my pc. After my former machine got old, I replaced it and unfortunately bought a cheap motherboard. It has ...
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Mix arbitrary number of audio files into single stereo audio file using ffmpeg

I'm currently working on a karaoke application and need to merge arbitrary number (from 1 up to 12) input tracks together with a song track into single output audio file that should be stereo. I ...