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How to edit system sound in Audacity?

I can apply certain effects to audio files in Audacity. Can I apply them to the entire Windows system as well? Like the sound coming from my speakers. I don't want to record it, but edit it in ...
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Sound becomes quiet when launching games/apps

Everytime I launch an app like Skype, or any game, the sound becomes extremely quiet and poor quality. I've seen all the other questions about this topic, but none of the answers there helped. OS: ...
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Use the soundcard of a different pc to play/stream audio

I now have 2 pc, one to use as desktop, and one to use as server. There is only 1 problem, my server pc has a firewire connection, where I can hook up my professional soundcard, and the desktop ...
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How do I force Windows 7 to play only through headphones?

Okay to make things clear; I'm going to give a step by step of what happened. I've got a brand new laptop, and while installing stuff everything was fine. When I'd plug in headphones in the 3.5mm ...
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Kali Linux No Sound

Basically I misstakenly removed alsa config because of this guide http://hackerzelite.blogspot.in/2014/03/fix-sound-driver-on-kali-linux.html . And there is no sound icon now, as well no sound. But ...
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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 ...
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I want to use my mobile phone to play audio from my computer using Bluetooth

How can I connect my mobile phone to a computer over Bluetooth, so I can play sound using the phone's speaker? I would like to do two things using Bluetooth: Play computer audio over the mobile ...
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Can someone give me details on what the “Surround Sound” setting does in a TV? [on hold]

The audio changes when I select "Surround sound" in my TV settings, but I can't quite place WHAT changes.I can still hear everything, it's just different like the bass or treb got played with. Is this ...
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Realtek 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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Windows audio breaks when playing sound from different sources

The sound in windows just breaks when I try to play sound from different sources. I got my new PC yesterday and built it together, and today I was installing some programs and noticed my sound kept ...
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How to get mono audio output in OSX on old macbook?

I would like to output all system audio as mono in OSX. Following this answer, I tried checking the "Play stereo audio as mono" option under the System Preferences > Accessibility tab, but it has no ...
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Can Viper4Windows work at the same time with Equalizer APO?

Can I use Equalizer APO at the same time with Viper4Windows ? I am using Viper4Windows to set up the sound just the way i want it to hear. I also want to tweak my microphone so that i won't have a ...
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Splitting an audio file into chunks of a specified length

I have several long audio files (80 minutes each; m4a) and want them split into 5- or 10-minute pieces. I see many questions for splitting an audio file at extended pauses, tones, etc. but can't seem ...
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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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Make headphone output mono

my headphones are stereo but I would like the sound from the left and right to be combined then sent to both headphones. The reason is I'm watching a video where the people speaking are in the right ...
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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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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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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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How to restart audio without rebooting (USB soundcard) - the nasty case

I have a very similar problem to this: Is there a way to restart audio without restarting windows 7 computer? I've got a USB external sound card (Line6 UX1, the older one), the OS is Windows 7 x64. ...
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Audio front panel noise?

I want to use the front-panel audio connections for my headphones, but when I use it, it makes a static noise like my HDD. There is no problem with the wires. This sound starts only when Windows ...
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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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Windows 8.1 Very quiet headphones

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu, and I recently encountered a problem with my headphones. Earlier, after restarting, the headphones (plugged into the jack, not a USB ...
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Why can I hear my hard drive, mouse, screen, etc on my speakers?

So this is a long-term problem. I've had it for literally years! I feel sometimes it fades but I think I just get used to it and tune it out for months at a time. Basically, I can hear interference ...
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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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Different Audio on front and rear channels

Motherboard : Gigabyte G31MS2L Drivers Realtek: 6.0.1.6235 I want to have Skype on the blue jack and Windows Media Player on green. Is that possible? Here's my current setup:
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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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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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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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Sound management when using multiple displays

I have a Lenovo AIO computer which is connected by HDMI cable to a TV as a second display. The two displays work perfectly visually and have done for months, but I am having problems with the audio. ...
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How to get optical out from Gigabyte 2 pin spdifo header

my question is identical to the one posted here: Internal S/PDIF connector on Gigabyte Z97 motherboard this user achieved what I want to do. I want to know HOW so that I can replicate the success. I ...
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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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Why both headphones and speakers are active on my windows 8.1?

When I plug in my headphones into my laptop, speakers remain active. I have mute speakers mixer so they don't play sounds when headphones are plugged in, but the problem is, some of applications only ...
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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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How can I lower the volume of my USB headphones?

Yes, I really am asking how to turn down the volume. But first, some more detail: My headphones are http://www.edimensional.com/product_info.php?cPath=22&products_id=122 They are really loud. I ...
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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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Different Volumes for Headphone and internal speakers

I have hp envy laptop with beats audio. It has got 4 speakers, 2 on the front and 2 on the button of the laptop. Without IDT audio driver, front speaks don't work. But with IDT audio driver windows ...
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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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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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Windows 10 HDMI video lag, no sound

I have this issue with Windows 10. I have used the same setup with Windows 8.1 without any problems. The first thing i've noticed, that there is no sound over HDMI. Im using a Philips 5500 series TV ...
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Proper DVD rip for serving via UPnP

I am a happy user of minidlna (version 1.0.24) on an old Mac Mini G4. It does work quite well in my environment. Since minidlna does not allow transcoding, I would like to rip a set of DVDs (mostly ...
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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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Laptop not playing sound through headphones

Realtek is recognising when the headphones are being plugged in, and the sound is being muted from the main speakers, but the sound isn't being pushed through the headphones. I've verified that the ...
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How to deal with Windows 7 when it reports “audio device is disabled,” but is not?

I have an interesting situation wherein I updated the audio driver for an Asus X54C and now the audio will no longer work on Windows 7. I have uninstalled and reinstalled various drivers several ...
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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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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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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 ...