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Reduce volume of music when playing a sound from another application

As in the title - is there any way to reduce volume of music playing from an audio player, in my case AIMP3 (or any other app) when playing a sound from another application like After Effects? Kinda ...
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Windows Audio Service stops working correctly

Ahoy! Here is a story: I'm working in Premiere Pro, editing some videos while my PC is screaming cause in bigger projects 8 gigs of RAM is way too little. Anyway everything works quite nice. I ...
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how can a have my win7 laptop connect FULLY AUTOMATICALLY to my bluetooth speakers each time I turn them on

I have seen similar questions but not exactly describing my problem. I really hope you can help. I have a dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 7. recently I bought a set of IWANTIT ISBT10013 ...
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Dolby digital plus advanced audio sometimes is late to turn on

So I got problem with my dolby audio system. As I suspect it turns itself on, when sound is played, but when going through more than one sound it forgets to turn on, for ex. playing a game, having ...
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How to edit system sound in Audacity?

I can apply certain effects to audio files in Audacity. Can I apply them to the entire Windows system as well? Like the sound coming from my speakers. I don't want to record it, but edit it in ...
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Sound becomes quiet when launching games/apps

Everytime I launch an app like Skype, or any game, the sound becomes extremely quiet and poor quality. I've seen all the other questions about this topic, but none of the answers there helped. OS: ...
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Use the soundcard of a different pc to play/stream audio

I now have 2 pc, one to use as desktop, and one to use as server. There is only 1 problem, my server pc has a firewire connection, where I can hook up my professional soundcard, and the desktop ...
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Can someone give me details on what the “Surround Sound” setting does in a TV? [on hold]

The audio changes when I select "Surround sound" in my TV settings, but I can't quite place WHAT changes.I can still hear everything, it's just different like the bass or treb got played with. Is this ...
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Can Viper4Windows work at the same time with Equalizer APO?

Can I use Equalizer APO at the same time with Viper4Windows ? I am using Viper4Windows to set up the sound just the way i want it to hear. I also want to tweak my microphone so that i won't have a ...
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How to get mono audio output in OSX on old macbook?

I would like to output all system audio as mono in OSX. Following this answer, I tried checking the "Play stereo audio as mono" option under the System Preferences > Accessibility tab, but it has no ...
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How to change volume while using “duplicate” to “display” in VLC?

While using VLC on Windows, I want to listen to online OGG audio stream in real time and simultaneously save the stream to file. After some research and experiments, I came up with the following ...
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Plugin my computer speakers directly to the monitor or onboard soundcard?

I've just finish building my first computer and all works great! I do have a question about my computer speakers. I've connected my computer speakers using the 3.5mm cable to my Ultrasharp DELL ...
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ffmpeg: select (-map) audio track by codec id

How can I use ffmpeg -map switch to select the audio track by its codec? Say there is a video.mkv with one video stream (0) and three audio tracks (1, 2, 3). The audio tracks have different codecs, ...
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using earphone mic on computer

I just bought philip earphone she1405bk and I want to use the mic on computer. I also bought a splitter audio. I've tried to set up the driver and level enhancements but still nothing. What else ...
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Batch ffmpeg to convert all audio to have AAC and AC3

I currently use the following command to convert files to MP4 with AC3: ffmpeg.exe -fix_sub_duration -i `"$oldfile`" -vcodec libx264 -map 0:0 -vb 1095k -c:a:0 ac3 -map 0:1 -ac:a:0 6 -b:a:0 1536k ...
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Audio Equalisation

While using my computer, I noticed that when one program makes a loud noise, all other sounds are softened. (e.g. Playing music and and an email notification comes in.) Is there a way to disable ...
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Stuttering sound, Cinnamon Mint 17.3, Dell Dimension T3500

This overpowered six-Xeon, 12GB ECC machine with Cinnamon Mint 17.3 installed on two 7200 rpm Barracudas (160GB and 1TB), suffers from s-s-s-severe stuttering sound playback. Chipset: Intel X58+ ...
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Stream audio/video over RTSP with VLC?

I have a camera module (noIR) and USB mic attached to my raspberry pi. I'm trying to setup a RTSP streaming video/audio so I can observe the feed from another system on my network. So far, I've been ...
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Windows audio on speaker connect to remote computer

I need to have audio of windows server always running no matter I access this server by remote from other system. For example I have speakers connected to windows server, playing songs. Then ...
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Speakers buzzing and can't seem to find a solution

I have Microlab Solo 7C speakers and I've had a lot of problems with buzzing. I have my computer and projector connected to them and if both the computer and projector are turned off the speakers do ...
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Normalize varying audio levels in a single video

I have a script to process/encode videos. Some of the videos have varying audio levels (like 2 videos were merged and one had loud audio and other quiet audio). I want to normalize the audio in a way ...
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Speed of audio signals [on hold]

I want to send digital signals through headphones. What is the maximum speed(or frequency rate) at which an audio signal can be sent through an audio jack(in smartphones)?
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PCIE Motherboard Side Riser Card [on hold]

I am looking for a PCI-E riser card that is flat on a board (like a mini motherboard) in which the cable faces TOWARDS the motherboard. My current Asus motherboard cant comfortably fit my 980ti's and ...
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Sudden sound(Realtek audio hd) issue

I got a 2-3 years old Toshiba laptop that when I bought it had Windows 7 on it,I did the free upgrade to Windows 10 about 2-3 weeks ago.I noticed few minors problems that happened since upgrade to ...
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Can't change default sound input raspberry pi 2

I'm trying to set up speech recognition for the raspberry pi 2, and I have been using this website https://sites.google.com/site/observing/Home/speech-recognition-with-the-raspberry-pi. I have my ...
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Cannot hear myself through headphones

I cannot hear my mic in my headphones in Windows XP. The mic works fine and I can communicate with people using VOIP, but I cannot hear myself in the headphones, which is a problem because they are ...
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Youtube Videos cause pc to freeze and make scary noise

I used to have this problem where I'd be watching a video (using Flash Player in Firefox) and every so often the screen and sound would freeze. The sound just freezes to a weird noise cross between ...
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Cannot disable touchpad and cannot use headphones in Windows 7

Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer and now I am using Ubuntu in a Dual mode with Win7. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer, I have noticed the following problems in ...
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bluetooth headphones - the uncheck the Handsfree Telephony solution didn't work

I just bought the sony mdr-xb950bt and it works amazingly with my iPhone, but when I connect it to my laptop the sound is like an old radio! I searched for solutions but nothing fixed it! The ...
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Nvidia and yamaha HTR-2067 and windows 10 “works” negative (DVI->HDMI)

I bought yamaha HTR-2067. It works almost perfectly, but for some reason it doesn't play sound from PC (HP Elitebook 8560w). The strangest is, that if I turn yamaha OFF, on Sound Devices appears ...
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Windows 10 sound and video stuttering

After upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 I started to observe random sound stuttering while playing any audio (YouTube, music player, etc.) and even video stuttering while I play games. The ...
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-ss and -itsoffset negative doesn' work FFMPEG

This is my command line: ffmpeg -r 30 -framerate 30 -f gdigrab -draw_mouse 0 -i title="Output" -f dshow -i audio="CABLE Output (VB-Audio Virtual Cable)" -ss 1 -vcodec h264 -preset superfast -pix_fmt ...
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Streaming audio and video to VLC with ffmpeg and ffserver

I'm trying to set up a webcam with a raspberry pi 2 that I can view from VLC media player on another computer. I followed the tutorial here to get video only working, but his other tutorial that ...
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Split a Flac file and create a cue sheet on OS X

I'm looking for a way (software or command line tool) to achieve the following on Mac OS X. Take a single Flac file with its Cue sheet. Split it into several tracks. Automaticaly generate a new cue ...
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Allow volume control to set volume above 100%

My laptop doesn't have the loudest speakers, and thus audio is often pretty quiet even at 100% volume. I am able to boost the volume up to 153% in pavucontrol (the graphical frontend for Pulse Audio) ...
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How can I make Adobe audio reader ignore certain symbol patterns?

Example: ===== Some question ====== Answer... I am using the read out loud option in adobe reader and in the long run these signs here tend to get super annoying when being read out loud. Is there ...
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Adobe Flash Professional not playing sound from the timeline

Not sure if this is the right site for this question, but here it goes. I created a .fla file way back in 2013. When I import this file in Adobe Flash Professional (2015 release) everything works ...
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PCI Sound card vs USB Sound card

I have 7.1 Surround Speakers, and I have no sound card in my computer. I can use speakers but I want to 'discover' full possibilities of my speakers. I found that it is possible to have either PCI ...
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Can I enable my Realtek sound card without speakers plugged in?

I have a computer (one of the Gigabyte Brix) running Windows 7. I don't actually need to hear any audio out of it, but some of the software I need to run doesn't work if it can't open an audio output ...
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Delay before audio playback starts with digital speakers (Windows 7/8/10)

Windows seems to have a problem with digital audio output (using coaxial/optical outputs) where the audio output goes to "sleep" when not in use and takes a moment to cut back in. I have experienced ...
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Computer freezes with buzzing noise

I've recently build a new computer (few weeks back), for virtualization aswell for gaming. But the past 2 nights while gaming the computer freezes with a loud noise coming through my speakers. It ...
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pulseaudio/bluetooth - systemwide mode issues

The target is to use a RaspberryPi B+ with a bluetooth dongle as a bluetooth a2dp audio sink. Since this system is old and has only one purpose of being the sound sink, I run pulseaudio in system ...
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Skype audio becomes distorted after other programs make sounds

I have an HP laptop, HP 250 G4. It came with Windows 8.1 and Skype but I've now upgraded it to Windows 10. The version of Skype that came with the laptop was so old that it didn't work at all with ...
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Audio output comes through my input device

Whilst using Skype/TS all of my computers outputs are being sent as my input. What I've tried so far: Turning it on and off again Disabling sound mixer Uninstalling realtek Made sure my ...
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MX-552 microphone acting as speaker,

After going through the house looking for a decent microphone, I found a MX-552, and after going and buying a audio jack (because it was a 6.35mm connector) to get it to fit into my computer, it began ...
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Why are my headphones disappearing from Playback devices

When I start my computer, my headphones are set as the default playback device. About 15 seconds after I log into my profile, the headphones make a quick static type sound, and no longer exist in the ...
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How to redirect line-out to line-in on mac?

I want to route the output of my audio-interface (Native Instruments Z1) to a virtual input, so I can record / broadcast it using the broadcast tool butt (which only accepts inputs to stream from). ...
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Use ffmpeg to add audio in the middle of the video

I have a 9s no-audio mp4 video and a 5s mp3 audio. And now I want to add the mp3 in the middle in the video. I totally have no idea how I can do that. I tried ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -i input.mp3 -f ...
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Wrap ffmpeg for extracting audio from video in a python function

I'd like to wrap ffmpeg in a python function for extracting audio from video. I can successfully extract audio from mp4 videos on the command line. ffmpeg -i sourcevideo.mp4 -vn -acodec copy ...
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Using a bluetooth audio device in another computer

Because my PC doesn't have bluetooth. I want to use my laptop as some sort of a station for my audio device. So that if say I have compuer A and I want to hear from some device A the audio that should ...