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 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

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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How to play or pause using MediaRecorder class in android? [closed]

I am working on one app where i need to implement pause button while recording sound. for that i used MediaRecorder class but i am not able to implement pause button any suggestion.
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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. ...
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Is there a KVM switch that plays audio from all connections?

My PC is set up with Xen. It is running two DomU's, both with a VGA card exposed. One domain is going to get the sound card on the motherboard and the other is going to get a USB audio card. I ...
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HDTV to headphones

I have a sony HDTV that I use both as a tv and for a monitor sometimes. The only audio out on the tv is a optical audio, however because I'm in a dorm I need headphones. I tried purchasing a optical ...
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Connect Dell Optiplex 980/990 to LG LED HDTV

I have the following TV: http://www.amazon.com/LG-Electronics-42LN5300-42-Inch-1080p/dp/B00BB0ZTO0 And I want to connect my computer to it: http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/optiplex-980/pd Now, ...
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Why audio CD show used 0 byte and how to view audio CD real used space?

Below is the picture, it shows that the CD used 0 byte but it does have audio. Why is it like that? How to view real files and capacity of audio CD?
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Merge two audio and one video when reeconding

I know it seems this is answered, but I can't merge two audio files and one video. My command is: ffmpeg -i file.mp4 -i file.aac -i file.mp3 -itsoffset 4 -i file_1.mov -itsoffset 10 -i file_2.mov ...
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can sox (sound exchange) remove repeated short period sound (not noise) from a track

For example, the 01.mp3 contains several dog barking which is very short at different point, and the dog barking isn't noise. I've tried the noise prof and filter, but it does't work. sox dog.wav ...
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Create an icecast2 URL for OGG

I have made an DarkIce server following the answer on this question: Stream sound card output to icecast2 via darkice. And it works fine on players that support. In the Icecast2 Status I have a link ...
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Windows 7 Free Screen Capture with Audio From Speakers [closed]

I've done some searching and tinkering, and have been impressed with the difficulty of doing something that I think should be standard, built in functionality to an OS. I'm looking for a general ...
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connected laptop with TV- sound from tv not working

I have connected a tv via HDMI to a laptop running ubuntu 12. I can see the video on the televsion but the sound plays from the laptop and not from the television. Any ideas on what I need to change ...
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How to convert audio to video with VLC?

I'm familiar with the use of VLC to transcode videos, or to extract audio from video. What I'd like to do is the reverse of that. I have a very long MP3 and would like to generate a simple video ...
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Why does this keep happening to the volume?

Basically this sums up what's happening to my PC: The sound never 'reaches' 100% even though the 'limit' is at 100%. The programs that are producing the sounds/music are all at 100%, for example: ...
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multiple System Sounds are seen on win 7

Sometimes, on my win 7 OS, I see multiple System Sounds icons in volume mixer. Some of my applications are using SimpleAudioVolume APIs to mute the system sounds. Can anyone tell me why I see multiple ...
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Wired headphone buttons on Windows

I got a new, shiny pair of Sony MDR-10R headphones and the detachable cable comes with a Play/Pause button. Is there any way to make Windows (or any media player in Windows) recognize these button?
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Why do I have to restart PulseAudio after connecting my USB headset?

When I connect my USB headset, the available PulseAudio profiles for that device look liks this: If I restart PulseAudio (pulseaudio -k) then they look like this: Basically, after connecting my ...
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How do I find the power consumption of a sound card?

I have a custom built desktop PC where I carefully chosen the parts so that it is still relatively powerful but has very low energy consumption. Now after I see that the inboard audio is not able to ...