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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Internal S/PDIF connector on Gigabyte Z97 motherboard

I've ordered a Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 motherboard as part of a new system I'm building, here: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4955 Here's the back panel: ...
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Is there any difference between computer speakers and a hi-fi?

At my parents house I used my computer hooked up to my stereo, I got my sound through there. It always sounded much better than typical cheap little £20 computer speakers. Now I have moved elsewhere ...
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Is there software for improving the intelligibility of speech under fast playback?

There are several option for playing back audio and video, such as a podcast or lectures, at a high rate of speed without distorting the pitch. However, I find even with the correct pitch that ...
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Microphone produces humming noise

I have bought new headset and the headphones are working correctly, but if I connect the mic it produces low frequency humming noise. The microphone is connected using 3.5 jack. The noise is not white ...
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Connect my phone audio(headphones/mic) to computer's (mic/headphones) jack?

I would like to connect my lumia 925 phone to laptop's mic and headphone (windows 7). In more detail: Mobile's audio (output signal) to computer's mic jack (input signal) and mobile's mic (input ...
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How would you digitalize your VHS? [on hold]

I have the USB device for it (Avermedia Ezmaker 7), and it works perfectly. I connected it to VCL just to have a preview, I managed it and it is also perfect - no audio/video asyncronization. But I ...
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Three pins, six channels

I hqve a set of Logitech X530 speakers which have 5 speakers and a sub. After moving apartment, I no longer have the two rear speakers, just front left, front right, center and the sub (they were ...
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About soundcloud.com [on hold]

If I upload some sound to my account on soundcloud and copyright holder don't allow to download their music for free... What next? The sound will be deleted? Like these new music albums that I buy ...
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Why is my microphone's volume level keep resetting?

For some reason the microphone volume level keeps setting itself back to 0 and i have no idea why. This has nothing to do with Skype or MSN Messenger and setting the communication tab to "Do Nothing" ...
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Mickey Mouse voice filter [on hold]

Next month is the birthday of my daughter. She loves Mickey Mouse. I am planning a video and I want to make an opening starring by this famous mouse. My idea is to record the message with my voice ...
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Laptop window 8 TOSHIBA satellite C850 sound button not working

When I press the sound button it normally comes up with the sound volume on the let hand side. But today when I pressed the sound button its not coming up nor changing the volume. however the sound is ...
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Wav files recorded with Zoom digital audio recorder registers no volume in my PC editing system

I am a video editor. I paid an audio pro to record voice-over for me, which he did using a Zoom recorder. He played one for me from his Zoom and it had volume. The wav files transferred to my media ...
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FFmpeg - Cut video into segments, transcode them individually, then concatenate & output to .ts

This is a follow-up question to audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg What I'd like to achieve is the following: Cut an input video into chunks Transcode each chunk (video and audio) ...
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How to remove section of audio from video file?

I have a short video clip with audio. Towards the end is a voiceover that I want to remove. I'm trying to use avidemux to edit this, but I don't see any way to remove just a portion of the audio. ...
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Why can't I play any music or video? [closed]

I regularly play music while working, most often from Pandora. All of a sudden it stopped playing, so I decided to use Spotify instead (not through the browser). Well, Spotify didn't work. Videos on ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Windows Backup to 4TB volume (2x2 TB raid0) - Possible?

is that possible to backup windows server 2008 using wbadmin to 4tB (2x2tb raid0) volume? im wondering if that will have the same issues, when trying to backup windows server 2008 to single 3TB hard ...
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Computer not producing sound nor recognizing headphones

I recently got my computer repaired and will be taking it back as soon as I can to get this resolved (as it wasn't and issue prior) but would love some ideas of what is going wrong. So if I play ...
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How do I route audio to my HDMI port instead of the display port

My Dell Studio 1747 notebook has an ATI radeon HD 4650 graphic card. The card has both HDMI as well as Display port output. However, the audio routes to the Display port instead of the HDMI. Since ...
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How to separate Onboard soundcard sound from USB Headphones

I would like to use my onboard soundcard (Realtek) to play music out of for my wife on the speakers, While I use my USB headphones to listen to and play a video game. I know it's possible as I've done ...
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All in one Lenovo windows 8.1 [closed]

Firsly. the x icon shows the sound has an issue. When i trouble shoot it. it says one or more audio services isn't running. Then FIXES the it and the x icon dissappears. When I go to play a video ...
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audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg [duplicate]

I'm trying to do the following: cut an input video into segments and convert these segments in the same step concatenate the transcoded segments back together in an output file The steps that I'm ...
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Toshiba Laptop showing strange sound behaviour

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 laptop. Suddenly I am facing a strange sound problem. Whenever I play any audio/video player, after a few minutes the sound just stops. But if I choose to go to next ...
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Playing audio on mouseover in Firefox with NoScript installed

I am using Firefox Web browser with NoScript. I want to hear pronunciation of words on a website such as: http://dictionary.reference.com/ A Straightforward solution is that I can uncheck Forbid ...
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Windows 8 laptop making repetitive “USB disconnect sound” and mouse/keyboard won't work

I have a tablet PC with a wireless mouse that I keep plugged into the USB port. The mouse and keyboard are only working intermittently and it keeps making the "USB Disconnect" ding-duh-ding sound. If ...
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(Lossless) conversion of stereo mp3 with one silent channel to mono

I have a couple of mp3s that are stereo but one of the channels is silent, quite annoying to listen to, especially in earphones. I can't get new recordings (the tracks are bootlegs with unknown ...
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New motherboard, audio device detected, but no sound heard

I had a PC with an old motherboard and CPU (ASUS A7V8X + Intel Core2Duo). Some days ago I decided to upgrade Motherboard, CPU and RAM. I bought an ASUS H61M-K and an Intel core i3-3220, with a ...
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Why can I hear my hard drive, mouse, screen, etc on my speakers?

So this is a long-term problem. I've had it for literally years! I feel sometimes it fades but I think I just get used to it and tune it out for months at a time. Basically, I can hear interference ...
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Volume Low in Chrome Browser

Volume for audio and video sounds too quiet in Chrome, e.g. on YouTube. I have tried restarting it (via the actual exit option) and then I tried restarting the computer. Running Windows 8.1. Volume ...
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How to record audio and video when using VLC Media Player?

I am having some trouble when trying to record clips from DVD's, because all I am getting is audio without any video. How can I fix this problem?
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Soundblaster X-Fi CMSS 3D issue

I have a 5.1 system and I play it through the Sound Blaster X-Fi MB audio card. As I'm playing a stereo file, I have enabled CMSS 3D upmixing (surround). It used to play for a while. But when I played ...
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My computer stops using RAM and no sound [closed]

A month ago my PC's motherboard crashed so I got it replaced, then when I started it it started lagging and no sound than before. My computer has an Intel dual core 2 processor, AMD HD 5450 GPU, my ...
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panasonic sd-audio format, does it exist?

I was wondering if anyone knows about sd-audio. I've a panasonic strada car audio head (from japan, in japanese, so I cannot understand much). It has sd card plugin, and menu item called sd-audio. ...
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VLC and MPC-HC struggle to play m2ts with srt subtitle. Any other ways to use m2ts with srt?

So, I've got a m2ts file with the following parameters: Format : BDAV at 34.2 Mbps Length : 12.0 GiB for 50mn 8s 10ms Video #0 : AVC Aspect : 1920 x 1080 ...
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Windows 7 lost it's sounds after power shortage

I had my PC on and after a power shortage, Windows 7 lost all it's sounds. The speakers work fine, I can play music, movies, games and everything, it's just the Windows sounds that are out for some ...
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How to direct sound to one headphone ubuntu vlc? [duplicate]

My right earpiece is gone. So , I would like to send the sound only to left headphone . Is it possible ??the thing is , some sound is low in one earpiece and high in other , like the base is very low ...
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MuseScore MIDI synth makes noise and hissing

My settings for MuseScore (Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit) are essentially the same as I specified in this question. When I play music, all I hear is a hissing sound reminiscent of brown noise. What can I do to ...
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Disable only one internal speaker, but not the corresponding headphone - Linux

Is there a way that I can have sound on both speakers if I plug in headphones but only on the right (internal) speaker if I don't plug in anything? I'm using Debian 7 on a dell xps m1530 machine ...
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how to map and mute channels in stereo stream? [ffmpeg]

from ffmpeg man page, I should be able to use -map_channel to split/mute channels however, unless the stream contain 2 channels literately, the map does not work. 01.mp3: Stream #0:0: Audio: mp3, ...
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Amplify an application's volume?

I use Spotify to listen to music on my computer while working. One thing that really bothers me with this software is that it's output volume is very quiet compared to the other software that I use on ...
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Windows 8 System Wide Audio (not per user)

Is it possible to have audio from another logged in user continue to play when I use fast user switching? Previously I could switch users and audio would continue to play from the locked user. This ...
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Windows Audio not enabled on windows 8

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2, and the Windows Audio is not enabled. I have tried enabling it, but it gives me an error code 0x800706cc. I don't think it has anything to do with AVG. I don't know what else ...
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Sound muting automatically in Windows 8.1

I've got a Windows 8.1 machine running on Gigabyte B85M-D3H Motherboard with a Realtek chipset for Audio. For the last few weeks, the sound has been fading out across the whole OS on a regular basis. ...
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batch replace of video track with x264 (or ffmpeg, or avconv)

I have a bunch of .mkv files with diverse content, so I don't know about their audio, subtitle, chapter and attachment contents. Common denominator: They all have one video track. I want to batch ...
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How to get noise level data from microphone on Mac OSX? [closed]

I wasn't able to find this on search engine because most of the results were for fans and volume and such. Macbooks have a built-in microphone that has: The input level meter shows you how loud ...
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Mux video with synthesized audio without rendering

I'm trying to find a way to mux together an existing video file that has no audio track, an AVI, with a synthesized voice without having the rendering the video or audio in real time. I know I can ...
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Two audio outputs for two different applications

I need some help. Everytime I try to record sessions with people I can never play Youtube videos like they want because my Windows sound decides not to use communications device properly. I have two ...
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Windows: 2 independent audio devices for stereo?

In our company we have several small USB speaker/mic combinations (jabra speak) for skype conferences. Is there a way I can just plug in 2 of these in 2 usb slots and then tell Windows (or iTunes) to ...
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TV connected via HDMI for audio only?

Samsung TV has better speakers than my laptop. I want to have audio going through the TV without extra load on my video card. Is such a thing possible?
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My on-board Sound card is not working after installing video card

There are two problems after installing a new graphics card on my pc. I installed a NVIDIA Gforce GT 610 1gb graphic card. It disabled my built in sound card. There is no Playback audio device ...
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Steganography using databending by Audacity and Photoshop

Recent I tried an experiment using Audacity and Photoshop. First I took MP3 file, opened up in Photoshop and tried to hide some message here, but MP3 seems to be too sensitive for such changes, so I ...