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How to get mono audio output in OSX on old macbook?

In order to compensate for the poor quality of my headphones, I would like to output all system audio as mono. Following this answer, I tried checking the "Play stereo audio as mono" option under the ...
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How to change volume while using “duplicate” to “display” in VLC?

While using VLC on Windows, I want to listen to online OGG audio stream in real time and simultaneously save the stream to file. After some research and experiments, I came up with the following ...
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Plugin my computer speakers directly to the monitor or onboard soundcard?

I've just finish building my first computer and all works great! I do have a question about my computer speakers. I've connected my computer speakers using the 3.5mm cable to my Ultrasharp DELL ...
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ffmpeg: select (-map) audio track by codec id

How can I use ffmpeg -map switch to select the audio track by its codec? Say there is a video.mkv with one video stream (0) and three audio tracks (1, 2, 3). The audio tracks have different codecs, ...
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using earphone mic on computer

I just bought philip earphone she1405bk and I want to use the mic on computer. I also bought a splitter audio. I've tried to set up the driver and level enhancements but still nothing. What else ...
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Batch ffmpeg to convert all audio to have AAC and AC3

I currently use the following command to convert files to MP4 with AC3: ffmpeg.exe -fix_sub_duration -i `"$oldfile`" -vcodec libx264 -map 0:0 -vb 1095k -c:a:0 ac3 -map 0:1 -ac:a:0 6 -b:a:0 1536k ...
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Audio Equalisation

While using my computer, I noticed that when one program makes a loud noise, all other sounds are softened. (e.g. Playing music and and an email notification comes in.) Is there a way to disable ...
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Stuttering sound, Cinnamon Mint 17.3, Dell Dimension T3500

This overpowered six-Xeon, 12GB ECC machine with Cinnamon Mint 17.3 installed on two 7200 rpm Barracudas (160GB and 1TB), suffers from s-s-s-severe stuttering sound playback. Chipset: Intel X58+ ...
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Stream audio/video over RTSP with VLC?

I have a camera module (noIR) and USB mic attached to my raspberry pi. I'm trying to setup a RTSP streaming video/audio so I can observe the feed from another system on my network. So far, I've been ...
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Windows audio on speaker connect to remote computer

I need to have audio of windows server always running no matter I access this server by remote from other system. For example I have speakers connected to windows server, playing songs. Then ...
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Speakers buzzing and can't seem to find a solution

I have Microlab Solo 7C speakers and I've had a lot of problems with buzzing. I have my computer and projector connected to them and if both the computer and projector are turned off the speakers do ...
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Normalize varying audio levels in a single video

I have a script to process/encode videos. Some of the videos have varying audio levels (like 2 videos were merged and one had loud audio and other quiet audio). I want to normalize the audio in a way ...
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Speed of audio signals [on hold]

I want to send digital signals through headphones. What is the maximum speed(or frequency rate) at which an audio signal can be sent through an audio jack(in smartphones)?
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PCIE Motherboard Side Riser Card [on hold]

I am looking for a PCI-E riser card that is flat on a board (like a mini motherboard) in which the cable faces TOWARDS the motherboard. My current Asus motherboard cant comfortably fit my 980ti's and ...
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Sudden sound(Realtek audio hd) issue

I got a 2-3 years old Toshiba laptop that when I bought it had Windows 7 on it,I did the free upgrade to Windows 10 about 2-3 weeks ago.I noticed few minors problems that happened since upgrade to ...
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Can't change default sound input raspberry pi 2

I'm trying to set up speech recognition for the raspberry pi 2, and I have been using this website https://sites.google.com/site/observing/Home/speech-recognition-with-the-raspberry-pi. I have my ...
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Cannot hear myself through headphones

I cannot hear my mic in my headphones in Windows XP. The mic works fine and I can communicate with people using VOIP, but I cannot hear myself in the headphones, which is a problem because they are ...
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Youtube Videos cause pc to freeze and make scary noise

I used to have this problem where I'd be watching a video (using Flash Player in Firefox) and every so often the screen and sound would freeze. The sound just freezes to a weird noise cross between ...
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Cannot disable touchpad and cannot use headphones in Windows 7

Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer and now I am using Ubuntu in a Dual mode with Win7. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer, I have noticed the following problems in ...
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bluetooth headphones - the uncheck the Handsfree Telephony solution didn't work

I just bought the sony mdr-xb950bt and it works amazingly with my iPhone, but when I connect it to my laptop the sound is like an old radio! I searched for solutions but nothing fixed it! The ...
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Nvidia and yamaha HTR-2067 and windows 10 “works” negative (DVI->HDMI)

I bought yamaha HTR-2067. It works almost perfectly, but for some reason it doesn't play sound from PC (HP Elitebook 8560w). The strangest is, that if I turn yamaha OFF, on Sound Devices appears ...
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Windows 10 sound and video stuttering

After upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 I started to observe random sound stuttering while playing any audio (YouTube, music player, etc.) and even video stuttering while I play games. The ...
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-ss and -itsoffset negative doesn' work FFMPEG

This is my command line: ffmpeg -r 30 -framerate 30 -f gdigrab -draw_mouse 0 -i title="Output" -f dshow -i audio="CABLE Output (VB-Audio Virtual Cable)" -ss 1 -vcodec h264 -preset superfast -pix_fmt ...
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Streaming audio and video to VLC with ffmpeg and ffserver

I'm trying to set up a webcam with a raspberry pi 2 that I can view from VLC media player on another computer. I followed the tutorial here to get video only working, but his other tutorial that ...
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Split a Flac file and create a cue sheet on OS X

I'm looking for a way (software or command line tool) to achieve the following on Mac OS X. Take a single Flac file with its Cue sheet. Split it into several tracks. Automaticaly generate a new cue ...
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Allow volume control to set volume above 100%

My laptop doesn't have the loudest speakers, and thus audio is often pretty quiet even at 100% volume. I am able to boost the volume up to 153% in pavucontrol (the graphical frontend for Pulse Audio) ...
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How can I make Adobe audio reader ignore certain symbol patterns?

Example: ===== Some question ====== Answer... I am using the read out loud option in adobe reader and in the long run these signs here tend to get super annoying when being read out loud. Is there ...
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Adobe Flash Professional not playing sound from the timeline

Not sure if this is the right site for this question, but here it goes. I created a .fla file way back in 2013. When I import this file in Adobe Flash Professional (2015 release) everything works ...
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PCI Sound card vs USB Sound card

I have 7.1 Surround Speakers, and I have no sound card in my computer. I can use speakers but I want to 'discover' full possibilities of my speakers. I found that it is possible to have either PCI ...
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Can I enable my Realtek sound card without speakers plugged in?

I have a computer (one of the Gigabyte Brix) running Windows 7. I don't actually need to hear any audio out of it, but some of the software I need to run doesn't work if it can't open an audio output ...
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Delay before audio playback starts with digital speakers (Windows 7/8/10)

Windows seems to have a problem with digital audio output (using coaxial/optical outputs) where the audio output goes to "sleep" when not in use and takes a moment to cut back in. I have experienced ...
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Computer freezes with buzzing noise

I've recently build a new computer (few weeks back), for virtualization aswell for gaming. But the past 2 nights while gaming the computer freezes with a loud noise coming through my speakers. It ...
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pulseaudio/bluetooth - systemwide mode issues

The target is to use a RaspberryPi B+ with a bluetooth dongle as a bluetooth a2dp audio sink. Since this system is old and has only one purpose of being the sound sink, I run pulseaudio in system ...
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Skype audio becomes distorted after other programs make sounds

I have an HP laptop, HP 250 G4. It came with Windows 8.1 and Skype but I've now upgraded it to Windows 10. The version of Skype that came with the laptop was so old that it didn't work at all with ...
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Audio output comes through my input device

Whilst using Skype/TS all of my computers outputs are being sent as my input. What I've tried so far: Turning it on and off again Disabling sound mixer Uninstalling realtek Made sure my ...
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MX-552 microphone acting as speaker,

After going through the house looking for a decent microphone, I found a MX-552, and after going and buying a audio jack (because it was a 6.35mm connector) to get it to fit into my computer, it began ...
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Why are my headphones disappearing from Playback devices

When I start my computer, my headphones are set as the default playback device. About 15 seconds after I log into my profile, the headphones make a quick static type sound, and no longer exist in the ...
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How to redirect line-out to line-in on mac?

I want to route the output of my audio-interface (Native Instruments Z1) to a virtual input, so I can record / broadcast it using the broadcast tool butt (which only accepts inputs to stream from). ...
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Use ffmpeg to add audio in the middle of the video

I have a 9s no-audio mp4 video and a 5s mp3 audio. And now I want to add the mp3 in the middle in the video. I totally have no idea how I can do that. I tried ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -i input.mp3 -f ...
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Wrap ffmpeg for extracting audio from video in a python function

I'd like to wrap ffmpeg in a python function for extracting audio from video. I can successfully extract audio from mp4 videos on the command line. ffmpeg -i sourcevideo.mp4 -vn -acodec copy ...
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Using a bluetooth audio device in another computer

Because my PC doesn't have bluetooth. I want to use my laptop as some sort of a station for my audio device. So that if say I have compuer A and I want to hear from some device A the audio that should ...
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Mysterious sound problems with CS:GO and Realtek

Background: In 2014 I purchased an ASUS PC (ASUS G10AC-NR019S) and began playing CS:GO. The sound ingame was perfect, a nice balance between footsteps, ambient sound, guns and voice ingame. I could ...
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Audio Technica headphones (ATH-M40x) music quality has differing quality when plugged in to computer jack

When I plug my headphones into my Toshiba Satellite PC audio jack they immediatly have the perfect studio that I've come to expect. But after a few seconds, the quality drops by half, and then half ...
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What is the correct command line to convert a MKV 10b to MKV 8b with identical quality?

I want to convert a MKV 10b to MKV 8b, with identical quality of sound and video. I uses the following command line: ffmpeg -i -c my_file.mkv: libx264 v -profile -crf 18 -PRESET medium high -level ...
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Windows Sound Service Lenovo 20A7 X1 Carbon

So I have an issue with several users who's Windows Sound service cuts out. I can restart the service and sound will resume. The issue was initially resolved by updating the BIOS on one of the ...
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ALSA does not detect all USB cards properly

I want to run four identical USB audio devices, but ALSA shows only two of them on one machine (all four operate properly when plugged in alone). It seems they are detected (and initialised) ...
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Windows 7/10 Volume control bug

i dont know if there is question like this but i want to ask. Why when i lower the volume on Media Player, it lowers even on the Media Player volume. If i lower the volume on the Volume control its ...
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No audio on applications using openGL and openAL or DirectX

I have this problem since one week ago: I was playing a game (CS:GO), I switched to another one aaaaand... no audio. So I closed the game and re-opened it. Nothing changes. I tried to reboot the PC, ...
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Playing mp3 file silently in background at specific time

I am trying to play some mp3 files silently in the background at a specific time. The way I currently have it setup is using the windows task scheduler program to start the mp3 file at certain times. ...
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How to connect multiple powered speakers by using a splitter?

I have 5 self-powered speakers. I want to connect those speakers to my computer by using 3.5mm audio jack splitters. Is this possible? Does it have any effect on the audio signal or sound ...