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USB DAC output audio only in right ear

I have a U-Sabre Mini V1.0 USB DAC : http://goo.gl/2rc5bq -connected on left side usb of my laptop: left speaker doesn't work -connected on right side usb: both speakers work Both usb ports are USB ...
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Converting YouTube video to FLAC

I wanted know if it's okay to convert a song (youtube) video to FLAC so I can open it in Audacity without losing quality to export as an MP3 (192kbps); Wouldn't the FLAC retain the quality of the song ...
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avconv - how to use two input files for transcoding to maximize quality

Let's say I have two video files encoded in lossy formats, for instance sample.mp4 (H.264) and sample.265 (H.265). Now I want to transcode to sample.webm (VP8). We all know transcoding degrades video ...
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Incorrect Codec Parameters While using '-acodec' option while Working with FFMPEG

I am working with FFMPEG Library. I am capturing streams in particular compression codes to the destination file with the specified format with the following command: ffmpeg -i ...
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how to convert .to files to a popular audio format

I have received an audio file with extension .To from a friend. I have found a player for this file type, but I want to convert it to a popular audio format in order to play it in my other gadgets. I ...
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Create MP3 from WAV without silence at the start and end

I´m creating MP3 files from WAV in FL Studio. But in created MP3 file is a very short silence (for example 0.02 sec) at the begging and at the end of the file. In my program, I want merge(join) these ...
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Conversion from Nmf to wav using Nice media player commandline modes

I have nice media format(nmf) file on my local drive i want to convert it back to wav.I have Nice media player anybody know how to convert nmf wav via commandline?
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Best audio converter for flac to alac? [closed]

I just got a new phone with a lot more space. This means I can put my lossless audio on... trouble is, iTunes doesn't support flac.... There is alac, but I have yet to find a quality converter to ...
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Why Is Conversion From An MP3 To WAV (PCM) Lossless?

I understand that when converting between audio formats where no stream encoding is involved like when converting between WAV (PCM), AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, WMA Lossless, and etc, the process is usually ...
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avconv gives empty output

I tried converting a video file to a desired format using FFmpeg through WinFF. I have specific demands about some aspects of the output file, while other aspects should be set in a way which will ...
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Transcode FLAC to FLAC without losing any metadata and replacing source files after validation

I have a fairly large collection of FLAC files which were encoded using a low compression level, and I would like to update them to a better FLAC encoder+compression level. I would like to avoid ...
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Convert YouTube DASH audio (youtube-dl) to m4a (AAC DL)

I am unable to listen to m4a DASH audio I download from YouTube via youtube-dl on Winamp. Is there an option in youtube-dl to remove the DASH audio part of m4a file and download/save it as an m4a (AAC ...
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How to encode and split an audio file in FFmpeg using asplit

I am trying to turn and split an audio file into two separate mp3 files with different qualities; One at 128k One at 320k What I 've come up so far is this: ffmpeg -i myaudiofile.wav ...
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Synchronizing audio file directories of different types

My music library is encoded as .flac files. I have a backup in .ogg format for carrying around. It's simple enough to just convert the whole tree of flacs to ogg, including the path structure. Here's ...
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How do I silence part of an audio file using sox?

I have recordings that should have sections of 30 seconds (or so) excluded from the file. Currently, we just trim those sections out: sox -V1 file.wav -e signed-integer -r 8000 -c 2 -t wav temp.wav ...
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ffmpeg doesn't convert audio

I'm trying to convert my video file. Here is Input #0, avi, from 'file.mpg': Metadata: encoder : MEncoder SVN-r37289 Duration: 01:32:15.60, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 123104 kb/s ...
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Change codec of WAV file

Is there a way to change the codec/format of WAV file? Can I use ffmpegor anything else? From RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, Microsoft PCM, 8 bit, mono 8000 Hz to RIFF (little-endian) ...
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Consolidating multiple mp3 files into 1 m4a file, keeping chapter metadata

I chose ffmpeg as the tool by recommendation from How to convert series of MP3 to a M4B in a batch. evilsoup mentioned Neither of these will add chapter metadata, I'm afraid. So is there any ...
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rip a CD gapless, one track per file

abcde can rip to one track per file, but not gapless. It can rip gapless, but only to one file. It can't rip gapless to multiple files, one track per file---not that I know of. abcde -o vorbis -1 ...
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Concatenate wav audio files leaving a small gap using SoX or other command line tool

I've been looking at using Sox to concatenate multiple raw audio files together. With SoX this is as simple as sox file1.wav file2.wav file3.wav out.wav However I want to join the files with a ...
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Foobar 2000 - 5.1 surround sound

Can a song with 2 stereo channels be converted to 5.1 surround sound (6 channels)? Can it be played on DVD players also?
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How can I convert a MUS file to a MIDI file

I have a bunch of .mus files to .mid format to import them into Guitar Pro 6. Does anyone know of a currently working method?
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What is the best format to convert a WMA file into in order to process it in Audacity?

I have a WMA audio recording that I want to process in Audacity in order to remove noise etc but Audacity would not open it. Converting it to mp3 gives the warning that it will lose quality even ...
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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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Downmix stereo audio file to one channel using afconvert

I am using afconvert to convert wav files into caf. Is it possible to mix existing channels (in my case two) down to one channel? I don't want to drop any sound. I see the --mix option but am not sure ...
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ffmpeg -sample_fmt error under Windows

I was tasked to convert a simple audio track on windows using the following command: ffmpeg -i mySound.mp3 -acodec libmp3lame -ar 48000 -ab 128k -ac 2 -sample_fmt s16 out.mp3 However it fails ...
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FFMPEG: Convert m4a files to mp3 without significant loss of information / quality. Automated bitrate

I have a load of audio files (about 1000) which I want to convert from m4a to mp3 so I can use play them on a CD player which has a USB port. I tried doing something simple like: ffmpeg -i FILE.m4a ...
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How to convert MP3 to Youtube-allowed video format?

I have many MP3 files on my website and I have decided to upload them to Youtube, but unfortunately for me, Youtube does not allow me to do that. It requires video format only. How can I convert ...
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How to convert WAV files of some frequency to 44100 Hertz?

I'm using Source Filmmaker, and need to convert an audio file I have to 44100 Hertz, otherwise SFM will not accept it. I believe the frequency of the file is less than 44100 Hertz, and therefore will ...
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Keep music library (apple lossless) in sync and converted as another format (flac)

My music library is arranged like: /data/music/Artist_-_Album[alac]/*.m4a I need to be able to keep a copy of these in another format (apple lossless) and I'd want that like: ...
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ffmpeg stereo channels into two mono channels

I wanted to know if there is a way to split stereo into two mono wav files. My first guess was ffmpeg -threads "16" -i "$2" -map 0:1:1 "$3" because my example video has the following informations: ...
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Append audio file to videos

I have the following files: 01.mp4 G:\>ffmpeg -i 01.mp4 Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from '01.mp4': Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 compatible_brands: ...
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Creative Gigaworks T3 sub with different speakers [closed]

I was hoping someone might know something more about how audio works and let me know whether this is compatible or not. I would like to use my Gigaworks T3 sub with my Gigaworks T40 speakers. The ...
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Convert mp3 to wav using FFmpeg for VBR

What command should I use to convert a mp3 file to wav whose bitrate is variable. Or better how would I know whether that source audio is fixed bitrate or variable?
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What is the ffmpeg command to convert 3gp to ulaw?

I am able to convert it to wav using: ffmpeg -i audio.3pg audio.wav but I need the command to convert it to ulaw. Anyone?
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avconv gets killed if mkv has subtitles

What I'm trying to do is to take a movie (in an Matroska container), convert all audio tracks to AC3 and don't touch anything else. I'm using this line: avconv -i infile.mkv -map 0 -vcodec copy ...
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How can I use an audio file without having to re-encode it to output an audio stream with the same format?

I have two input files, a still image that's going to repeat itself as frames and an audio file. How can I use the audio file without having to re-encode it to output an audio stream with the same ...
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Convert Amiga Oktalyzer format to MIDI

I have some very old audio files from an old DOS game, which are in oktalyzer (.okt) format. I don't know much about the octalyzer format so I'm not sure what these are based on, though, when played ...
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How to convert audio file of type G.723.1 into wav format?

I have few audio files which have .wav extension. I tried to get information about this file using soxi <foo.wav> command but I got following error : soxi FAIL formats: can't open input file ...
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ffmpeg - How to copy|extract encoding settings from existing media file?

I wished to be able do this multiple times now so I ask. If I have an existing video or audio file, ffmpeg, mplayer and other media players can detect at least some of it's "propreties" like ...
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Opensource audio editor for Windows with export 8kHZ a-law capability [closed]

I cant find an opensource audio editor that allows me to export to 8khz a-law for IVR creation, google only brings up dross of crippled shareware apps. Any recommendations? Primarily all i want to do ...
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Converting MP3 to AAC and outputting to stdout

ffmpeg.exe -i s.mp3 -f aac - This is the command I run but it doesn't recognize the format AAC. Requested output format 'aac' is not a suitable output format pipe:: Invalid argument However when ...
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How do I change the bit depth in FFmpeg?

I need FFmpeg to grab an audio feed and reencode it to 16-Bit FLAC. How do I force a 16-Bit FLAC output? ./ffmpeg -i http://7359.live.streamtheworld.com:80/CONTINENTALAAC_SC -vn -ac 1 -ar 16000 ...
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How to replace WMAs with MP3s

Around 60% of my music collection has been ripped using Windows Media Player and thus in WMA format. I want to convert them to MP3 so they are more compatible with other music players. Is there a ...
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Split audio feed using FFmpeg

I'm trying to save an audio (or video) feed to local using FFmpeg. Here are the command and arguments that I'm using. ffmpeg -i http://7359.live.streamtheworld.com:80/CONTINENTALAAC_SC -vn -ar 22050 ...
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Embedding artwork with FFmpeg during FLAC to ALAC conversion

How does one embed artwork during FLAC → ALAC conversion? ffmpeg -i track.flac -acodec alac track.m4a transfers metadata but not artwork.
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Prepend AAC file to MP4 causing audio to get out of sync

I have an application that handles the normalizing and combining of audio and video files from many different sources. All incoming audio is normalized as follows: ffmpeg.exe -i ...
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How to transfer recorded audio ATRAC3® files from a Sony MZ-NH900 to a PC?

I have a Sony MZ-NH900 mini-disc reader and recorder. I had recorded (using a microphone) audio files back in the past, and I would like to transfer these files to a PC now. I had to use a software ...
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How can I convert audio files to this format?

I have a bunch of audio files that are named .wav but it seems not all .wavs are created equal. For example: $ file * file1.wav: RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, Microsoft PCM, 16 bit, stereo ...
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Conditional conversion of media

I have a collection of videos in various formats. While all of them play perfectly on my computer, it's a different matter when I put them on a stick to watch on my TV. I would like to convert them ...