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How to use Google Glass as a headset with MacBook?

I connected my Google Glass to my MacBook via Bluetooth, and Sound Preferences shows that I can select my Glass for audio output, but doing so does nothing. Google Glass makes no sound even though ...
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Why is Google Chrome sound lower than other apps on my Mac?

When I watch Hulu or YouTube, the sound is lower than what other apps, like Spotify, make. Why is that? How can I get Google Chrome to be louder? I'm using the latest Google Chrome on OS X Mavericks. ...
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1answer
34 views

How to find out process that uses file but is not using at the moment?

Background I, as well as many other people according to Apple's support forums, am having some trouble with the audio settings on my Mac. Whenever the computer sleeps or powers off, the audio resets ...
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Externally Control Application (Interface)

There is an application that I use as a mixer. It has a gui which looks like a mixer- some knobs and some faders, etc. If you don't know what I mean here is an example: A consistent issue I face is ...
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2answers
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Suggestions for cutting/clipping videos on Mac OS X (iMovie produces very large files)?

I need to cut out parts of a video (+ the associated audio, of course) to make a short clip. For example, take 2 minutes from one location, 3 minutes from another part of the video, 30 seconds from ...
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1answer
33 views

Automated conversion of .dvdmedia(VOBs) to format Plex can handle on a Mac?

I'm super impressed by Plex, and I'd like to convert all my old dvdmedia files into a format that it can understand. I have quite a few of them (the product of a dvd library being ripped to work with ...
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0answers
57 views

Connecting to two identical bluetooth speakers at the same time

I own two JBL Flip Speakers. They both are able to pair individually via Bluetooth and perform well. When I attempt to make them perform at the same time via the Audio/Midi Setup tool on my Mac ...
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53 views

Disable audio output to DisplayPort device

I'm on OSX 10.9.2 using a Samsung SA850 Display connected to the DisplayPort of my MBP 15" Late 2012 Model. All seems fine, but there is a problem with Audio. Generally, whenever the display goes to ...
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2answers
23 views

Convert all music files in a folder to a specific format, preserving folder hierarchy, in OS X?

I have a music collection that is slightly too big for my car stereo to handle. However it is also mostly 256 kbit/s MP3. My plan now is to convert all tracks to 192 kbit/s MP3. Then they will all ...
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1answer
40 views

How to delay audio?

I have a chromecast, which streams video to my tv with about a two second lag. Audio streaming has not yet been implemented for the feature I'm using. The audio still comes out of my computer ...
2
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3answers
104 views

How can I find folders containg x files of a particular type and output those paths on OSX

I have this script for OSX for finding folders that only contain one file, and if that file is an audio file outputting the path of the audio file find "$1" -type d -exec sh -c '[[ $(find "$0" ...
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1answer
32 views

Can I lock my mac volume to always be on or loud?

I want to lock my volume on my macbook pro so that i can't turn it down or mute it. Does anyone know how to do this?
0
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1answer
110 views

How to manually install text-to-speech voice packages in OS X?

it's nice to have the text-to-speech voice in OS X. I can easily read and listen to two articles at the same time (my "super" brain works that way)! I am wondering tho, where is the voice packages ...
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0answers
73 views

OSX 10.8 - Weird sound when running Android Emulator

Recently, when I start running the Android Emulator (4.3) on my Macbook Retina 10.8, I get a small sound inside my machine ("clang" or something) like something get stuck. Belong to that, OSX also ...
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1answer
84 views

How can I use Quicktime to record my screen with sound?

I know how to do a screen capture with audio. I already installed Soundflower. I select the output to Soundflower, and I set the setting on my Quicktime. My question is...how can I also listen to ...
0
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1answer
66 views

Is it possible to loop/wrap/connect audio out to microphone in via software on a MBP 15" Retina Late 2013?

I have an application which will only take audio from the microphone input to send out to a chatroom. The PC version of this app will take sound from the sound card as well as the microphone input. ...
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0answers
43 views

Line in on osx 10.9.1 missing?

I'm trying to record from line-in but my OSX 10.9.1 does not seem to have a line-in device!? Both system preferences and audio midi only show build in microphone as input. Is this a known issue or ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Scrip to setup default audio output

I wish to be able to run a script to setup my Macs default audio output to soundflowerbed and then the possibility to switch back again to the speakers. I also wish to be able to start soundflowerbed ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Can't 'hear' Garage Band's software keyboard

I'm trying to use the built in software keyboard in Garage Band to record some tracks. I create a new software instrument, activate the keyboard, press record, and then use the keyboard. The keys ...
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4answers
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How can I disable the feature where OSX launches iTunes when external speakers are connected?

There is that feature where iTunes gets automatically launched on OSX when an external speakers are connected (Bluetooth or 3.5mm jack headphones). I happen to prefer another application to listen to ...
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0answers
20 views

Burning CDs on Mac - audio in Index 00

I have a Mac, and I want to have the ability to create CDs that contain audio in the pause between track regions. I've looked through many threads on this and haven't gotten much of anywhere; I was ...
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0answers
19 views

Mac mini 2012 audio “pulse” head phone jack

Whenever the sound is on and headphones (or external speakers) are plugged into the headphone jack, a loud static-like pulsing comes through the right phone/speaker. Any clue as to what is going on?
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0answers
150 views

Bluetooth audio out of sync with Internal Speakers (OS X)

I have a new Bose Soundlink Wireless 2 Speaker that I've paired to to my iMac with Bluetooth. It works fine, but I'm having some difficulties getting things working the way I want. My main issue is ...
3
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1answer
119 views

Normalize and remove silence from mp3s

I have a large number of audio files, each of which contains the pronounciation of a certain word. I need to batch process these files such that they all sound equaly loud when I'm finished with them. ...
0
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1answer
179 views

Why are my microphones so quiet?

I have a Blue Snowball and Behringer C1U. I plug them into my Macbook Pro Retina via USB. I've tried recording both on OSX (via Adobe Audition) and with the USB devices connected directly via ...
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0answers
20 views

Analyze audio (live or recorded) for a specific sound and increment a timer

I am looking for a way to estimate the amount of time a specific individual spends typing everyday, this individual types extremely loud so catching the audio of the keyboard strokes isn't a problem, ...
0
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0answers
72 views

Mac problems with USB Audio

I have a 27" last gen iMac. I bought a two Jabra headsets to use them with softphone clients. They don't work on my Mac (OS X Mavericks 10.9). I can hear audio (although not that well), but I can't ...
2
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1answer
136 views

Audio export settings used by QuickTime Player on OS X Mavericks

Can someone please post, in as much detail as possible, which AAC audio profile and bitrate settings Quicktime utilizes during an export on OS X Mavericks (10.9) when choosing File > Export > Audio ...
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1answer
184 views

Starting airplay from command line, to send output of 'Say' Mac OS X command to airplay

Ok, Sunday question :) Trying to make a little joke... 1) if you open a terminal, and type "say -a ?", Mac OS X will give you the list of devices it can send spoken words to. On mine, it says: 39 ...
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0answers
46 views

LIVE Visual feedback for audio output on OSX

I am coding with basic HTML5 web audio. I sometimes however, have to code in class, or a place where sound can't be played. Is there an application that shows the output signal of the speakers on ...
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1answer
193 views

Unable to convert m4a to mp3

My audio container is M4A, but codec is AAC. When I try to convert it into MP3 I got an error: afconvert ~/Desktop/src.m4a -f MPG3 -d .mp3 ~/Desktop/dst.mp3 Error: ExtAudioFileSetProperty ('cfmt') ...
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1answer
195 views

Headset mic not working

I've bought today the Senheiser PC 3 Chat headset and couldn't make the mic work. I'm a mac user and have a m-audio Fasttrack Pro. I both tried to plug to the computer and to the sound card but I ...
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0answers
88 views

QuickTime Player sounds much better than iTunes

I am playing a 320 kpbs encoded music MP3 in iTunes and the sound is substantially worse than the exact same file played back in QuickTime Player (Max OS X 10.8.5). I have maxed out system volume and ...
3
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3answers
3k views

“reload” mac audio drivers without rebooting

I have an external audio interface (M-audio fast track c400). In order to get my macbook to recognize it (display in audio/midi setup), I have to reboot, which is a hassle. I have had other m-audio ...
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1answer
374 views

Mac sound output doesnt switch to laptop speakers after removing headphones

The system config shows which speaker should be on. But the sound only comes from headphones when I attach them. To use the normal speakers, I have to restart OSX (10.6.8). If I plugin headphones in ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to fix choppy audio and Wi-Fi problems with Bluetooth speaker on Mac OS X Lion?

I have a Creative D200 Bluetooth speaker that I use with my 2011 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Lion. The speaker more or less works as a Bluetooth audio device, but I run into two problems seemingly ...
0
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0answers
216 views

Skype video turns off

I've been having a problem with Skype on a Mac System running 10.8. Whenever I start a video call with a contact, my video feed turns itself off after various amounts of time. The option to turn the ...
1
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1answer
378 views

Soundflower audio from the iOS simulator is in mono, not stereo

I'm using Soundflower on OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 to route my audio-out to audio-in. This works great for iTunes or Spotify, but when I record audio from the iOS simulator the audio only comes out ...
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0answers
150 views

Soundflower with FireWire soundcard transmits on all output channels

when I try to use Soundflower together with my external 12ch FireWire sound card on a MacBook Pro, I get the same signal (left and right channel combined) on all of the output channels. If you know ...
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votes
1answer
59 views

OSX: app, script, or library for configuring bluetooth audio in unusual ways

What are some ways of configuring an OSX box to use wideband bluetooth audio from a bluetooth headset for mono input at the same time as using the headset for mono output of system audio, and how ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Monoing the output of the audio jack in Mac OS X

I am using an audio mixer which only accepts mono inputs and I want to send the output of my MacBook Pro to it. I just wonder if it is possible to convert the stereo output of the audio jack to mono? ...
0
votes
1answer
409 views

How to get OSX finder to calculate duration and bit rate in finder window preview

I cannot figure out how to get the preview area (to the right side of selected audio files) in finder windows to display the correct data. If anyone has a suggestion of how to force Finder to either ...
1
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0answers
166 views

sox error on white macbook 1.1 no default audio device

I want to use a white macbook which purpose is recording sound with sox. I installed sox and lame via brew but when I want to record something in terminal sox -d ada.mp3 I got the following error ...
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1answer
83 views

Arpabet phonemes to MP3/avi/speakers

I'm using the Carnegie Mellon Pronouncing Dictionary for a project and it stores words as a pair consisting of the word and then the phonemes in Arpabet style... hello -HH AH0 L OW1 I'd like to ...
0
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1answer
333 views

Mac: Create one virtual audio device out of the combination of others

So I have just realized, that my Traktor Audio 6 would use EVERY and ANY input labeled device as an input...well, duh, how could I think it'd only use the MAIN in's and out's. But now I have the ...
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1answer
142 views

Is it possible to direct sound from one application to speakers and another to headset?

I was wondering if it would be possible to direct the sound from Spotify to speakers, while keeping Skype or Google chat to my headset? I am using a mac mini by the way
3
votes
1answer
97 views

Add sound to keystrokes in iTerm2 / zsh

I've been searching for quite a while now, but haven't found anything. I want to spice my terminal up a bit more than just colorizing it – I also want to add specific sounds to keystrokes, newlines ...
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1answer
107 views

Looking for a music organizer, with possible cloud features [closed]

I am looking for a music organisation app for a mac with quite specific requirements. I have resorted to a forum after a fair time googling and trying out several apps. My friend, who is a music ...
0
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1answer
95 views

Apple Retina display doesn't detect headphone

Here is my setup: I have a MBP 15 Retina Display with a Thunderbolt monitor connected to it. I have a specific set of earphones (IEMs) which aren't being detected by the audio out port. Despite ...
2
votes
1answer
339 views

Splitting audio output to dynamics and headset

I'm using Macbook Pro(MD101) with OS X 10.8.3. How can I create two virtual audio devices one to work with Macbook's loud speakers and second with 3.5 jack? I heard that this is possible with ...