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FFMPEG H264 split demux a stream video

I've got an H264 video (Stored in an 264 file). With ffplay i see that: [NULL @ 00000000003454a0] start time for stream 0 is not set in estimate_timings _from_pts [mpeg @ 0000000000344560] Could ...
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Converting file to PCM using SoX

I am using SoX. A-Law, 8000 Hz, 64 Kbps, mono Is the format I need What I tried: input -c 1 -r 8000 output It is not working for me, please advise. I get the file output, it's just not ...
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Merging files with sox sequentially

I have seen posts where people merge multiple sound files into one outfile like: soxmix in1.wav in2.wav in3.wav out.wav. However they are all on top of each other. Is there a way to merge so that ...
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Hotkey volume change for specific application. Windows 7

I want to have a hotkey to change the sound of a specific application, like chrome for example, but leave other apps on the same sound level. Basically i want this http://i.imgur.com/HWZ5sEY.png in a ...
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What components do I need to build a surround speaker system? [on hold]

I am in need of a 5.1 surround speaker. My primary usage will be for playing music and handling my ps3 audio. I have listened to quite a few 5.1 systems, and liked none of them. In my opinion, your ...
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How to mute remote machine sound but hear the sounds from the client in Teamviewer?

I just need to mute the sounds and turn the screen to black of the computer that I'm connected via Teamviewer. But I need also hear the sounds playing in that machine, while the people around the ...
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How to convert ADPCM to wav in Windows?

I have the following frame format of my ADPCM data The frame format of the ADPCM is # byte | Contents ---------------------------------------------------------- 0 | Encoder state: LSByte ...
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Lync call volume always set too low

I noticed that the calls on Lync 2013 for Windows are always much lower than audio in my other apps. When I look at Windows' Volume Mixer I see that the volume for Lync is always set much lower. If I ...
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SampleRate vs bitRate [Audio]

I downloaded some videos from youtube. And I noticed that embedded in the 720p video the audio has a bitrate of 192kbps while the m4a that is provided has a bitrate of 128kbps. The sample rate of ...
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how to play sounds in “background” Xorg

I always open two X client in tty0 and tty1. So that I can run a rdesktop in fullscreen and switch two computer's desktop quickly.(using Ctrl+Alt+FN) But I found that when I switch to any tty, ...
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how to enable microphone redirection in remote desktop

0 down vote favorite Is there a way to redirect the Microphone connected to my Local Machine to the Remote Server (hp thin client 5730w with embedded windows xp as local machine/ windows 7 as a ...
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want to download audio file which is behind shokwave player [on hold]

I want to download an audio file from divsahr.com which is embedded in shokwave flash player. I tried lots of software and work-around available on net but no success. The file I want to download is ...
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how to enable remote microphone on remote desktop

I just directly connect my thin client(with embedded os) to remote machine(windows 7) via rdp. The problem is once I try to test the audio via skype , it seems that the audio/microphone of the remote ...
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XPS L502x with external DellST2210 24“ LCD which won't play sound, while external ASUS VH242H 24” LCD will

MY CONFIGURATION I have an XPS L502x hooked up to 2 external monitors: Dell ST2210 connected via to my only HDMI port no adapters on either end of the cable HDMI cable from back of laptop to HDMI ...
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Advanced Audio Output Managing Windows 7?

I was wondering if there either an upgrade to the basic windows utilities (ideally a gadget) or some other program to quickly and easily manipulate audio settings/output. I'll give some examples of ...
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Why am I getting distorted audio through my piano when recording in Audacity using an aux cable

Problem Audio feed is distorted through piano I am having a problem regarding audio recording quality with a line using my Yamaha P-120 piano. I am getting a weird distortion in my audio feed upon ...
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headset volume scroll works intermittently

on my headset there is a volume scroll wheel. unfortunately, the sound only works on some settings, and switching between ranges where nothing is audible and being able to hear things is accompanied ...
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HDMI audio is not being transmitted

I have connected an HDMI cabel from my TV to my computer. I can see my desktop, but under "playback devices" it says that the HDMI cable isn't plugged in. Please help!
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Microphone High Pitch on First Call

Usually when I start into a Skype call the microphone makes me sound like a chipmunk. To fix the problem I have to exit the call and restart the call which fixes the issue. Changing the quality of the ...
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Saving metadata in FLAC files using Exact Audio Copy

I want to copy my CD collection to my server so I can stream it from anywhere. I want to save the tracks in the best possible quality so I decided to go with FLAC. I use Exact Audio Copy because it ...
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Redirect Bluray Sound to laptop without any wire

I have a TV connected to bluray player. i want to play the disk but i want the sound to come to laptop. so that i can use my heahphone. I could use the headphone by connecting to the player. but ...
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Stream microphone from one PC to remote PC [duplicate]

I have a problem which I'm having lots of trouble addressing. Where I currently live I have two floors which are not physically connected. Sometimes my wife goes upstairs and leaves the baby asleep, ...
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TAM/Data/Fax Modem working except for playback

I have a PCIe Data/Fax/TAM Modem (HiRO H50198). The fax and data capabilites work fine. Also, it can record messages. But it cannot playback any sound. I have called HiRo technical support, to no ...
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C:\System Volume Information\_restore{6E3D25DD-2E98-4D88-BAA4-DA84E0DB2D6D}\RP126

After running disk space analyser , I found a large folder on C labeled :C:\System Volume Information_restore{6E3D25DD-2E98-4D88-BAA4-DA84E0DB2D6D}\RP126 . and it occupy a big space on the partition . ...
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Sound is lost until I play high volume file

I have this wierd issue for some time, and I have decided to deal with it but I could not find any information on similiar problem like I experience: I am using Windows 7 with AEG DVD4621 Home Cinema ...
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Opening/reading a ULW audio file?

Is it possible to open/read a uLaw audio file (extension .ulw) on a Mac? I did a quick google search and found nothing - the application Notch claims to support it but it didn't convert it in my case. ...
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How to set Google search by voice command to include Chinese input? [migrated]

I use google search in Android and I can set android to listen my chinese voice input. However, I don't know how to set the same thing in desktop. Every time I visit google.com, I see a mic icon. I ...
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Is it a hardware error for the audio device

Last night, after I restart my laptop ( DELL Inspiron 14 N5010 ) the audio device is gone and it says no speakers or head phones are plugged in . I've tried uninstall the audio device in the ...
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Is there any software that balances all audio output? [closed]

Is there any software that balances all audio output? I seem to remember using something a long time ago that gave me lots of control - creating a max volume and bass filters etc. The audio had a ...
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How to Delete Old Audio Drivers

I have installed many inf-modified audio drivers for Conexant 20585 to make the stereo mix appear. (Failed though..) And now there are so many installed audio drivers in the system driver store. So, ...
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Logitech G35 Headset volume wheel has more effect when used slowly

My headset has a volume wheel on the side, and when I slide it up or down quickly it changes the volume quite gradually: while watching the Logitech Gaming Software's headset tab, it takes about 16 ...
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Dolby Home Theater Error Message

Every time I start up my computer, I get this error message: The current Dolby audio driver is 7.2.8000.17 and the software application expects driver version 7.2.700.7. Please install a valid ...
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Play one channel in both speakers

Sometimes I come across a broken part of the video in GOM player - or elsewhere, however GOM player is my current concern. The broken part in question only has one of both stereo chanels working - so ...
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Why Mavericks not saving the preferences of my soundcard app?

I have problem with the preferences of the app of my audio interface i use in my studio. The problem is: when i lauch the App of my audio interface it doesn't save the latest setting used, in the ...
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Program to record sound and playback it after sound is over [closed]

Is there a program to record audio and automatically playback it after sound is over? Repeating after 2 seconds after sound is recorded is very fine.
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Speedlink Medusa USB Headset crashes LinuxMint

I have an older model of the SpeedLink Medusa USB headset. Everytime I connect the Headset to my PC, Mint freezes and/or crashes. Black screen, sometimes a scrambled desktop picture. Then I have to ...
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What to do if sound goes to dummy output

I sometimes find that the sound from my Linux G505s running 64bit Linux Mint 15 sometimes goes to Dummy Output as the output device. What should I do when this happens(short of restarting my system)? ...
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Relatek ALC1150: Drivers and 5.1 audio configurations

I just bought an Asus Z87-Pro motherboard with Realtek ALC 1150 HD audio onboard. Since nVidia nForce4 chipset drivers I didn't found any valid audio driver that allows me to manage 5.1 sound sources. ...
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ffmpeg export multichannel audio Stereo won't play

I am trying to export all audio channels from a multichannel quicktime file with ffmpeg which has the following audio configuration, but am unsure if the command below is correct. All the files look ...
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Samsung SVG audio format (of old voice pens, like SVR M920)

The problem is, that I have got a voice pen recording in *.SVG format. All I know is that it was recorded long ago and no CD with orginal voice pen software is available to find. Also there is no ...
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Razer Carcharias Headset not detected in Windows 7

Today I got a shiny new Razer Carcharias Headset for X-Box and PC. When I tried plugging them into my laptop however, Windows seems simply not to detect them. All the lights come on on the headset, ...
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How do I add an .ac3 audio track in Sony Vegas Pro 12?

Like the title says. I googled and got lackluster results. People suggesting to rename the file from .ac3 to .vob, but this didn't work. Sony Vegas itself said that I need to install Apple ...
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ALSA access to multichannel audio card instead of jackd

I have a HDSP9652 multichannel audio card connected to two ferrofish A16 ADAT-to-analog audio breakout boxes, all this is running headless under Ubuntu 13.10, Linux kernel 3.11. Using jackd 0.122, I ...
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How do control audio output via S/P DIF & Headphones jack on DELL Laptop?

I have a DELL XPS Laptop. It has 3 audio ports: 1 microphone output 1 Headphones Output 1 S/P DIF output. *I'm not using Microphone, so that port is not being used by anything / no wires to *I've ...
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Conversion from MP4 to WAV results in desync with FFmpeg, but not when using VLC

Converstion to .wav from .mp4 video causes a desynchronization when the conversion is done with FFmpeg, but not when with VLC. I've been trying to figure this out for days now and any help is greatly ...
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Audio pass-through with motherboard

I have a z87-pro I just purchased for my build. I listen to podcasts on my phone. Listening to them while I play euro truck simulator is great. I use the line in and the 'listen to this device' option ...
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Odd sounds appear when I press my keyboard's keys for too long

So I'm using Acer, Windows 7. I suddenly have this odd problem where if I press a key, any key for too long, this odd buzzing sound appears, and for example, if I'm playing Music, the buzzing sound ...
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How to find out when an audio disc (CD) has been written/burned?

Is there a way/tool to determine the date and time when an audio disc (CD) has been written/burned? I am aware of How to find out when a disc (DVD) has been written/burned? but the accepted solution ...
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Using 5.1 surround to play back 3 independent stereo streams

I built a small home server recently. It runs Ubuntu Server 12.04 and has a sound card (Via VT1708) with 3 audio jacks - which I want to use as 3 independent stereo outputs to play back (potentially ...
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How to keep windows media player from stopping?

I have two PC's here at our shop that I play media on (local not streaming) 24/7 via windows media player. The one is a windows 8 in our break-room that I have a playlist of 394 short avi videos that ...