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How can I improve the performance of my audio software?

I am running OtsAV on Windows XP. The way it works is by buffering a small amount of data from the hard drive just before it needs to play it. It used to give flawless sound no matter what else was ...
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How to swap stereo channels? [duplicate]

I have a USB 7.1 sound device and it is inverting my headphone sound, I have this because I broke my headphone port on my laptop. Is there any way of inverting sound?
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Mini-ITX, Nano-ITX, Pico-ITX board that provides SPDIF output? [on hold]

Currently I am running OpenELEC and XBMC on top of a Pi. This run's fine so far and I am aware of the Hifiberry project providing SPDIF modules. But I havent tested the modules yet. I am looking for ...
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How can I make my laptop mic only output the left audio track?

For some reason when my laptop (lenovo u510) records audio with both audio tracks enabled, it doesn't produce any sound. I've found that muting the right audio track solves this issue, but whenever I ...
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How do I force audio to play through headphone jack?

My laptop has a slightly damage headphone jack preventing automatic detection of headphones. Other than that, the jack is fine. In Ubuntu, it is possible to force audio to play through the jack (Shows ...
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Audio sometimes “jumps up” after playing sounds for a while

strange issue here. (Let me know if you need any more information) First off my computer is a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex14-59393810-Black+Silver, with the following configuration: I'll be doing something ...
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Why does opening and saving files in one application on a mac affect the audio of another application?

I'm using a Mac computer at work, and the audio of one application is being negatively affected by the processes of a different application. In my specific case I'm listening to music on Soundcloud ...
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Where do I find an online server to host my internet stream? [on hold]

I want to start an online broadcast for listeners to hear a good debate and listen to music that I play via my software. It would be a site where once they hit it, they will hear the music and my ...
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How to get better MIDI output for old DOS games

So I've decided to play an old DOS game using DOSbox, and I've been digging up some information about MIDI and how to get better MIDI sound. The reason I got curious is that I have a Creative X-Fi ...
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windows audio running but no notification bar icon

Windows 7 64bit, VIA audio chipset I just updated some of my drivers using IObit Driver Booster (which is a recognized software developer group), but since the update, I noticed no audio icon on my ...
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XCode debug interrupts my mac system sounds

Does anyone have any idea why when I am debugging with XCode for some time, the sound disappear and I mean all kind of sound(all sounds i.e. iTunes,Players,everything...), even the system ones. I am ...
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Windows XP 64-bit Conexant Pebble HD Audio Driver

I have installed Windows XP 64-bit on my HP Pavilion G60T-500 CTO notebook PC and along with installing a non-factory OS came the struggle of finding drivers. My audio device is a Conexant Pebble HD ...
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My audio on my Toshiba laptop has become distorted

Recently my computer was used by someone trying to use it through a church sound system. Something has gotten messed up and the audio is now distorted. It sound like it has split channel audio and ...
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Buzzing noise sound when scrolling a PDF in Chrome

When does it occur? When I scroll down/up on the built-in Chrome PDF Viewer in Chrome I hear a buzzing noise while another sounds is playing in the background. How is the sound like? The sound is ...
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5.1 surround from laptop to TV via HDMI doesn't work

I have an ASUS G75VX with an NVidia GeForce 670MX card. I have it hooked up to my Sony Bravia xbr55x850 via HDMI. The Bravia is hooked to a Visio 5.1 surround system via Optical. Here is what my ...
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Stream multiple live audio streams to mobile phone web applications over wifi [on hold]

I was thinking how i could work out the following idea: I work for a church, 700 people 2 times each sunday. We have simultanous translation in 4-5 languages. Transmitters for headphones are very ...
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USB 2.0 Port Causing Weird Audio Artifacts on MP3 Player

I have a SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip 8 gb. A little while ago, I built a new computer, and so far everything has been working fine, besides the USB 2.0 ports on the front. The ports seem to work fine ...
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Merging audio and video files of different length using mp4box

I have to merge video and audio file together. Currently I am using this command mp4box -flat -add <video> -add <audio> <outputfile>.mp4 But the problem is, if the video is of say ...
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Is there any DVI to HDMI converter with audio? [closed]

Is there any DVI to HDMI converter with audio? what I'm interested in and cannot find anywhere is the DVI version of: https://hama.com/00054569/hama-hdmi-converter-for-vga In which HDMI is male, DVI ...
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ffmpeg add audio but keep video length the same (not -shortest)

I'm adding audio to a video file using ffmpeg like so ffmpeg -i videofile.mp4 -i audiofile.wav output.mp4 However this extends the output video file to be the length of the audio file if it is ...
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Hangouts and Chrome tabs are not separate sound mixers

How can I get hangouts and my youtube to be separate sound/volume mixers on windows 7?
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Support on windows for sony noise-canceling in-ear earphones

I have these sony noise-canceling in-ear earphones (model number: mdr-nc31e): They came with my sony xperia z2 phone. On the z2 they kind of work. I can't hear my colleges talking if I plug them ...
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Win7 Audio: save and restore balance/volume profiles (7.1/5.1 speaker setup)

I'm looking for a program or scriptable solution to save and restore audio profiles quickly. Right now i adjust the balance levels manually 1~2 times a day which is a daunting task. I want to have ...
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laptop randomly loses audio, refuses to shut down [on hold]

I just got a new laptop and it's giving me an annoying problem. I've got IE10 here on the desktop which I plan to upgrade, but for some reason it won't install right now. Anyway, I've got IE11 on the ...
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USB headset doesn't connect automatically when plugged-in in CentOS 6.5

The USB headsets are not automatically selected when plugged-out and back in, it must be manually done each time. So far, I have tried to modify /etc/pulse/default.pa to include a module I have ...
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Sound too low when making calls on Moto G smartphone [migrated]

Everything is perfect, except that the call volume is way too low. I can barely hear it when it is completely silent, and if I'm at a coffee shop or something, no chance. Now, this would seem to be ...
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How to save udp stream to .ts files whith ffmpeg while keeping timestamp?

I need to record a live udp stream containing multiple TV programs ( up to 30 ) to .ts files .To do so i'm using FFMPEG . I have a muxer at work , but i dont go there everyday so im using a sample ...
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Computer took much longer than normal to boot, and now windows open and close slow

I've got a Sager laptop, a GeForce GTX 680M, an i7, 32GB of RAM, and I'm running Windows 7. My computer recently began to make that sound Windows makes when you plug in or unplug something (The da duh ...
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How to replace an audio stream in a video file with multiple audio streams?

I want to replace the second audio stream (0:2) in a video file that has two audio streams and give it a label if possible. How would I go about this? All the ffmpeg commands I found won't let me keep ...
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How do I figure out which driver is making my headset work?

I have just downgraded from Debian to Debian Jessie. Before the switch, my Logitech G930 headset would connect correctly as both an input device and output device (although the output device only has ...
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Mute rear single speaker Windows 7 laptop

Few days back one of the speaker on my laptop running on windows 7 has gone bad . Its giving a brr sound , its like when there is too much bass a speaker can handle and the paper is rattling . Its not ...
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How to get Clementine to play AAC files (on Windows)?

I just installed the Clementine audio player. I like it, but it doesn't play my .aac files. This Ubuntu forum post suggests this is due to decoder licensing issues, and necessitates installing the ...
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Google Chrome on Linux not using ALSA for sound

On my laptop, I've got an .asoundrc file that outputs sound to my USB headset. This works fine for SMplayer and Firefox. However, Google Chrome (at least, Flash-based and HTML5-based videos and ...
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Stopping laptop speakers from playing alongside headphones

I recently bought a new Acer Aspire V 13. Having problems listening to headphones because the inbuilt laptop speakers keep playing when I plug in headphones, and I want to be quiet. I have Realtek HD ...
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No sound through headset - only mic is working

I noticed that no sound is being played to my headphones. The laptop has a conexant sound card together with the sounds apps provided. But the thing is that I also noticed that now instead of one ...
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Resume playlist playback

I'm trying to make my machine wake me up in the morning by resuming playback of my playlist of podcasts. What I've tried: Getting a mediaplayer that resumes playlist playback when you start it: ...
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Audio from VLC will get quiet when focusing other applications

Note about above: It's not a duplicate of those. OS: Windows 8.1 I'm noticing that when playing something from VLC (though it happens when playing audio from Chrome) that my sound will ...
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Sound Blaster Play! 2 - beeps but no sound

I connected Sound Blaster Play! 2 to my PC, it plays beeps and test sound from windows speaker setup, but there is no sound in browser/WMP etc. How can I fix it? THanks!
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How to balance speakers using a microphone?

I am sure in a past version of windows I was able to balance the left and right speaker by using a microphone. However, in windows 8 I do not see this feature in the sound control panel. It may have ...
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Realtek HD Audio is not getting sound to audio jack after windows 8.1 August 12th update

I'm working on a toshiba A665-S6050 with Realtek High Definition audio. I have a High Definition Audio Device Driver From windows and a realtek high definition audio driver. I installed the R2.75 ...
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binary substitution in (audio)streams with bbe or sed

I try to do some stream manipulation with webradio streams. Goal is to use a pattern in triggerfile to substitute some seconds of the instream to silence in the outstream I found bbe to possibly fit ...
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silence in front of generated audio mpegts

./ffmpeg/ffmpeg -i a.ts -acodec aac -strict -2 -loglevel debug audio.ts Input #0, aac, from 'a.ts': Duration: 00:00:05.06, bitrate: 126 kb/s Stream #0:0: Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, stereo, fltp, ...
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Windows 8.1 - Sound is all right, connect speakers, sound doesn't come out

My laptop has windows 8.1 and it has been like that for about 8 months now. Everything works smoothly. Suddenly today, when I connect the audo jack from other speakers in my office, no sound comes ...
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How to stop multiple simple html audio players from playing at the same time?

I am using html5 for my website. I have multiple simple html audio players listed and want to be able to STOP one playing when someone clicks on another file. I have seen answers for this before but ...
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Windows 8 lowering down volume of applications when it detects communications - yet setting is set to “Do nothing.”

Title pretty much explains everything. In my sound settings under the "Communications" tab, I have Windows set to "Do nothing" when communications are detected, yet it still lowers other applications. ...
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My laptop keeps losing sound

I have read about similar problems online. As suggested, I unchecked the box in the sound control panel to give it exclusivity, and I also had to disable and re-enable my sound to get it to work. The ...
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Applications continue to use original audio device, even though I selected a different default audio device

Problem example: Default Audio Device is my Headset. ITunes playback through headset. I switch Default Audio Device to Monitor. ITunes continues playback through headset. This happens visa versa ...
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My microphone is mirroring sound from my speakers

My microphone is mirroring sound from my speakers. When I Skype I can't watch a video. I have a headset -- Razer Kraken (Green) -- and I am running Windows 8.1 with RealTek audio drivers.
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MPC-HC + AC3filter playing too fast with DTS-HD MA

Video plays too fast, as if fast forward was enabled. It used to happen with VFR MKV video, and was fixed with View > Render Settings > Presentation > Enable Frame Time Correction. This week this ...
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Ubuntu - sound volume differs after login and later after opening settings

I have Ubuntu 13.10 x64 updated-stable. I see that the sound volume is different after system (re)start (after shutdown, reboot, login) and when the sound volume settings are opened. Sound is quieter ...