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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How to deal with Windows 7 when it reports “audio device is disabled,” but is not?

I have an interesting situation wherein I updated the audio driver for an Asus X54C and now the audio will no longer work on Windows 7. I have uninstalled and reinstalled various drivers several ...
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Connectivity between audio card and speaker system

I don't know very much about audio cables or connections. I will buy a new computer and I want it to have an audio card. I might also buy this speaker system: Creative T4. The audio card I've been ...
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Why doesn't my audio work in Quicktime (but does in other players) when combining an mp3 and video file using FFmpeg?

I'm trying to denoise the audio in a video. I've determined that this isn't really possible in ffmpeg, so I've extracted the audio from the video this way. $ ffmpeg -i found1-1.mp4 audio.mp3 $ ffmpeg ...
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What is a good way to make small audio edits to a very large mp4 file?

I have a video that I'd like to remove a few small things from its audio (coughs, phone vibrations, etc.). It's an mp4 and it's rather huge (over 4GB), and I'm not finding an editor that can manage to ...
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What parameters should i use to achieve best audio quality at 128 kbps in ffmpeg?

i need to achieve the best audio quality for my audio files, keeping them at 128kbps. I need to know which encoder and what parameters can i use to achieve that.
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I just set up and used remote log in on my pc and now my mouse is stuttering and beeping when I move or press anything

So basically i remoted in from my laptop and I logged off, but now my mouse stutters and every time i move it or click any buttons on it, it will move but it wont click anything. everytime it moves in ...
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Video hitching and a loud buzz from speakers

My computer has recently started having issues where when I am watching a movie on Netflix or playing a video game the visuals with hitch and freeze or lag for a split second. This is accompanied by ...
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FFmpeg Negative Duration

i have a large number of small videos (parts of a larger) of the form : Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41 encoder : Lavf55.43.100 ...
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Send only audio output with HDMI

I have my laptop connected to TV using HDMI cable. But I only want to transmit audio, because I want to use my TV as speakers, nothing else. So the video is useless. Is this possible? I've only ...
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Can't enable windows audio on Windows 8.1

I have been having an error with my audio and I have tried to fix it by re-enabling it in services.msc. However when I tried to load it this happened: This is the error message that occurs: ...
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WMP make audio CD from mp4

If I have an MP4 video downloaded from youtube and wish to burn the audio (but not video) to a CD playable in my car, will WMP do this? Will Windows Media Player do this automatically or do I have to ...
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How to delete the embedded picture and add lyrics in flac?

According to FLAC Documentation, pictures can be stored in flac audio format, but lyrics (maybe lrc, srt, or even ass/ssa) isn't mentioned in that documentation. So, how to delete the embedded ...
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In Windows 8, how do I get an application to connect audio to newly attached audio output device?

At work I am using Windows8.1 on a lap top. I have firefox running and select a video on the web to watch, so far it is working good. Now I plug in the HDMI to TV, and tell the computer to mirror the ...
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waveform of a closed switch recorded from usb soundcard line input

This is kind of hard to describe, but I would like to know what kind of waveform pattern would be generated if I close a switch that is plugged into my USB sound card line input. I am specifically ...
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USB Audio and microphone problems Windows 8.1

EDIT: The changes in regedit I removed everything in the DependOfService in audiosrv apart from Rpcss Recently I have been having some issues with my windows USB audio. First it stopped working ...
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How do I extract DTS core from a DTS-HD MA track using ffmpeg or alternative linux based tool?

I'm trying to extract the DTS core from a DTS-HD MA track using ffmpeg running on a Linux dedicated server. I've tried: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -vn -sn c:a copy output.dts Note switches -vn and -sn ...
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How to make computer screen go black when background noise is loud? In Windows 7

My brothers always make loud noises while playing game so the room is too noisy. So I want to tell them that if they make too much noises the computer will be not working. Before I have tried ...
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Is there a way to play audio and output them to 2 separate devices?

For example a movie playing on the speakers and another video playing (on a possibly different player/program) on my headphones. Is it possible to do this in Windows 7?
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CamStudio audio editing with Chinese script

I'm experiencing the following problem with CamStudio: if I try to save the output video to a folder whose filepath includes Chinese script I get the message "File Creation Error. Unable to ...
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“The Audio Service is not running” Windows 8.1 Lenovo G500

A three month old Lenovo G500 laptop upgraded to Windows 8.1. Now there is no system or playback sound at all; have uninstalled Conexant HD Audio and then installed the latest drivers multiple times ...
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Freezes and buzzing audio

Can someone guide me to find the culprit behind this issue? I'm not sure what is causing this. My guess it is because of a Windows update. Since the update, I have been encountering problems: ...
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Why do my earbuds not play voices and muffle the music?

I'm on an Asus q550lf-bsi7t21 with Windows 8.1 installed. I have Realtek HD Audio drivers installed. While listening to music/watching videos voices are muffled/nonexistent and some of the music part ...
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You Tube Videos Won't Play in Chrome at a Custom Speed, but Play in IE With Lots of Audio Problems

I recently reinstalled Windows 8.1 on my laptop and noticed that Chrome isn't playing YouTube Videos at any custom speed (a speed other than 1x). While watching the video, if I update the speed, the ...
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Speakers stops working when volume is turned up to 50% or more

I have a Lenovo G400s laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate. Everything's perfect except my sound. The speakers work fine when I play any song and set the volume to 40%, but it ceases to work as soon as I ...
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Sharing “mapping” an audio device or mic to another PC.

I was wondering if it is possible to map an audio device or mic (3.5mm audio jack or USB) to another computer, sort of like you can with a drive or a printer? My scenario: I have a security software ...
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(WINDOWS) Record sound from speakers (ffmpeg, sox, etc..) [duplicate]

Strange, but I cannot find a way to record sound from speakers with command-line utility in OS Win. I prefer to deal with ffmpeg cos it's very fast.
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How do you mute the ding sound in Google Chrome when find on page returns no results?

In Google Chrome on Windows 7, if you hit Ctrl+F, and you type in random letters you will hear a ding sound. I want to mute that sound. How would I go about doing that? Many thanks.
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ffmpeg: convert and keep audio track

I have some video files in H.264 codec and DTS audio. My goal is to convert the audio tracks (mostly 2 tracks, English and German) to AAC, but also keep the DTS audio track. I tried this command, but ...
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Windows 7, repetition of audio tick.wav, like those Unix guys can do, from other application.

At org-pomodoro_resources at master · lolownia_org-pomodoro · GitHub / resources, there is a tick.wav file, to be played repetitively, from Emacs. I have tried start, wmplayer, vlc, play (sox), and ...
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Sound failed on Win7 HomePrem

Following No sound on Windows 7 did not solve the problem, so I ask here for help. Moved a PC 25', OS is Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Now, no sound. It has an ASRock M3A770DE motherboard with onboard ...
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win7 - play audio on correct display device

How can i achieve that applications audio is played on device depending on which display it is shown? I often have my tv connected with my laptop via HDMI and i want that the applications sound is ...
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Broken sound on my Windows 7 PC

I have Asus Xonar Essence ST sound card, and until today card worked perfectly with awesome crystal sound. But, today I plugged in my external Genius speakers (they were turned on) to my sound card. ...
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How to make sound work on headphones only?

I have windows 8 enterprise and I was wondering, how can I make it so that sound only works when headphones are plugged in. If there is no headphones plugged in, then there should be no sound.
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How to Use Batch File - Simple Application to Restart Audio Drivers [duplicate]

I want a batch file to open CMD and run "net stop audiosrv", then "net start audiosrv", then kill CMD. I am having problems with a bunch of things including It's not waiting It is opening a new CMD ...
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Audio Quality: HDMI to 3.5mm to Cinch vs Optical to Cinch

I'm using my video game consoles with my computer monitor and a 2.1 speaker system. That used to be fine, until I got my PlayStation 4 and realized there's no analog sound output. My speakers only ...
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How to join audio files of different formats in ffmpeg

I am trying to join multiple audio files in ffmpeg. I am using the following command: ffmpeg -f concat -i myfile.txt -c copy output.mp3 Where myfile.txt contains audio file paths. I am able to ...
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Lag in Windows 8 when playing audio

I ran LatencyMon and these as the following results... CONCLUSION: Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns ...
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Lost Sound after power shortage

I forgot my laptop in sleep mode yesterday, and since my battery is dead, someone from the house removed the AC Adapter and the PC turned off, when i turned it on this morning, there was no sound, ...
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LINUX: Audio over DVI through a Geforce 295 GTX

I just installed CentOS7 on a frankenserver I made and I can't get audio over DVI. I have used this exact cable/hdmi-dvi-adapter/tv setup on my windows computer with a Geforce 480 gtx and it worked ...
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Skype 4.3 without PulseAudio. Any options?

I have been using Skype for over 10 years now, almost since the initial release, and most of my friends/family/colleagues use it too. So switching IM is not an option. Microsoft has recently changed ...
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http audio stream program with 192kbps no encoding

I'm looking to stream unencoded (WAV) HD audio (must be 192kbps) from my windows computer over my LAN. I need the program to simply capture all audio output from that computer and send it through the ...
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OSX Mavericks system wide Stereo upmixing

I have been trying to figure out take the 2 channel output from my mac running mavericks. - iTunes - Safari - Quicktime - Etc. And upmix to use all the speakers in my 5.1 surround sound. I would ...
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What is digital output on sound cards?

I found my sound driver allows to switch to "digital output". In this mode all sounds just disappear. What does it mean?
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Voices begun suppress in all audio

I don't understand, what had happened. All audio, produced by my computer, became bad. I can't describe the distortion nature precidely, but it looks like, that all voices became suppressed and ...
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Use ffmpeg To Batch Process M4A To M4A?

I've been using the code shown below to copy the AAC audio stream from 1 M4A container into a new M4A container. ffmpeg -i "C:/Example/01 Example Song.m4a" -acodec copy "C:/Example2/01 Example ...
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Left channel sound comes out of desktop speaker and right channel sound comes out of laptop speaker

I have a Toshiba Laptop with Windows 8 and a pair of Bose desktop speakers. When I do tests from the playback devices, the Realtek control panel and a youtube speaker test it will always play the ...
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No sound in windows 8 running on bootcamp

After a few days of searching the web, I managed to install windows 8.1 on my computer successfully including the drivers. After I rebooted my macbook I noticed that my sound was not working. I ...
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Why is my Headset playing through my Mic

I dont know why. But my headset sounds are playing through my mic. Aka, if someone talks to me, they can hear them selves. And game audio is playing through too. Now, the first thing, is maybe the ...
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Alter default audio output device from command-line

I have 2 audio output devices: 5.1 Speaker System attached via Toslink Gaming Headset attached via USB Is there a simple way to change which device is the default output device, from the ...
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What does Windows 8 use for mp3 metadata?

I've been trying to write a program to modify the metadata of audio files. I read that MP3 files normally use ID3 tags, however when I modify them, it does not change what Windows Explorer displays. ...