The tag is for questions about the recording and playback of speech and music on your computer, but also for problems about the sound component of videos.

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no onboard asus M4A87TD EVO sound

I have anasusM4A87TD EVO motherboard that once put sound out through the boarf, but now will only allow that while in win 7 64bit. My frustration is that Debian wheezy USED to do this, but now it ...
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Sound only works when I constantly change my volume

I have an issue where I can only hear sounds when I constantly change my volume on the slider. If I don't change my volume, then my audio fades away in about two seconds. Can someone help me fix this ...
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What encoding parameters are used for the /Windows/Media sound files?

Specifically, what's the: Encoding (e.g. signed 16-bit PCM, 32-bit float, A-Law, 24-bit AWVW, VOX ADPCM, etc.) Byte order (e.g. little-endian or big-endian) Channel count (e.g. 1/mono, 2/stereo) ...
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RCA to USB Hardware for PC translation

I'm looking for some hardware that I can interface with via C/C++ using RAW Input--or existing API--to pull the converted RCA stream from the RCA to USB converter hardware so I can stream from these ...
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Intel Integrated Audio Signal Path

I have a Dell Latitude C840 laptop. It has Intel Integrated Audio. Intel 82801 CA/CAM AC'97 Audio Controller. It has been giving me problems. Sometimes I get chopped or truncated audio, or strange ...
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How to extract audio from mov, or directly convert mov 2 ogg, on OSX

I have a number of sound-only mov files that I need in an audio format, preferably wav or ogg. What are the options to achieve this conversion on a Mac? Thank you!
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Is there a wireless headset that turns off my speakers when I take it from the dock? [on hold]

The title pretty much says it all. I'm pretty often in the situation that I want to be able to pick up spontaneous Skype calls but I neither want to wear a headset all the time nor plugging it in ...
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Get system volume from command prompt

I'm using NirCmd http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd.html utility to set the volume via the command prompt for a game but need to know what the current volume is upon the app start up. I found this ...
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Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 stopped working in middle of a playback on Garageband

After 14 months of continued and problem free use with my Scarlett 2i4 coupled with my 17" MacBook Pro; running the latest version of Yosemite no longer works although my Mac detects my Scarlett 2i4 ...
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How to lower volume for headphones? [duplicate]

My headphones volume is so high that I can only use them within the lowest end of volume settings. This makes it impossible to fine tune the volume so I am looking for a way to lower the maximum ...
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Mute certain programs when other program makes sound

Listening to online radio scanners some times not much happens, so I do other things. Usually I use Firefox on Windows 7 or 8. Is there a nice way to automatically mute all sound except the browser ...
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XBMC/Kodi Default Volume

Kodi (formerly XBMC) seems to use a global setting for volume level, so when it goes to the next episode, it stops using whatever I've recently adjusted it to and goes back to the default volume ...
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how to prevent my laptop from auto adjusting the volume when I plugged/unplugged my headphone? [on hold]

how to prevent my laptop from auto adjusting the volume when I plugged/unplugged my headphone?
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Volume goes up down up down up down by itself

volume goes up down up down by itself https://vid.me/gHDc done reinstalling realtek audio driver and unused AHK but still nothing
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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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pulseaudio pavucontrol: Missing “ALSA capture from” in gui

I am trying to redict sound output to fake microfone, but I got stuck in pavucontrol. After trying 3 tutorials, I gave up due to missing "ALSA Capture from" options. It should look like ...
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When my headphone is unplugged the volume is low, but when I plugged it back suddenly the volume goes up… how to stop that?

when my headphone is unplugged the volume is low, but when I plugged it back suddenly the volume goes up... how to stop that?
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How to stop realtek from automatically adjusting the volume when I plug or unplug my headphone?

How to stop realtek from automatically adjusting the volume when I plug or unplug my headphone?
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Route audio output from applications (ex: firefox) through a sound driver/device (ex: asio4all)

I have a reloop mixage which runs a modified version of asio4all as its driver so you can set outputs/inputs to the different ports on the thing. It works in Fl Studio great... In the mixer just set ...
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volume goes up down up down by itself [on hold]

volume goes up down up down by itself https://vid.me/gHDc done reinstalling realtek audio driver but still nothing (ok, skip my issue for now... I'll close my AHK first and observe if it would ...
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Turtlebeach z6 earforce headset Mic is only producing muffled sounds

My Turtle Beach head set which I have been using for a while has just begun to produce muffled squeaking sounds whenever I speak on Skype. I can hear my voice normally through the speakers but my ...
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Laptop sound card glitch

I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop that recently started making a strange sound on a pretty regular basis (about once a minute for half a second) when playing music (from any source... iTunes, ...
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how to play audio from android to Windows 8.1 PC over bluetooth?

I am looking for a way to stream any audio from any app or music source from my samsung galaxy s4 to my windows 8.1 computer. All suggestions in similar threads did not work. I can only stream music ...
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How I tell my Realtek HD that what I plugged on my laptop is NOT a headphone?

I have a really cool set of speakers. when I plug them in completely on the laptop, they sound muffled and weird, when I remove just a tiny bit of the jack, it sounds really, really, really good. ...
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Disable “ding” sound when changing volume on Windows

Every time I change the audio level via Windows 7 Professional x64's Task Bar's audio control to up or down, Windows does a ding sound, which is quite annoying. How do you disable this?
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Select DisplayPort for audio output

I can't get my head around a solution to output sound via DisplayPort to my monitor with integrated speakers. I have a MSI z87i gaming ac mainboard with no additional graphics or sound cards. My ...
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Speaker Sound coming from Right Speaker connected to Monitor, but others are fine

I recently purchased a Dell 2240L and a Logitech z200 Speaker. The monitor has a headphone jack on the back so I connected the Speaker to the Monitor. It was working fine until the next morning when I ...
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What is the difference between a S/PDIF connector and a TOSLINK connector?

What is the difference between a S/PDIF connector and a TOSLINK connector? When I look at Wikipedia, it shows identical photographs on the S/PDIF page and the TOSLINK page. From those articles, the ...
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Extending the capacity of the Hard Drive

I was wondering if it is possible to substitute an internal laptop Hard Drive, with a 256 GB capacity, for another Hard Drive of 500 GB. I was also wondering if my laptop has an SSD card. It is a ...
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how do I make my computer only play through my speaker even if headphones are plugged in?

My mini-jack input is broken, so my computer(HP pavilion dv6 Notebook) thinks there is headphones plugged in at all times. If I physically press lightly on the headphone intput location, speakers ...
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my volume does this… how to fix it? [on hold]

https://vid.me/kfvL my volume does this... how to fix it? it goes up and down by itself
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Sound goes through speakers eventhough headphone is plugged in on HP notebook

I have a HP Pavilion dv4-1101tu notebook. Currently it is running on Windows 7. All devices are installed correctly with their driver softwares. When I make a call over Skype with my headphone ...
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Earphone microphone not recognized in Windows 7

Windows 7 is not recognizing the microphone on any (tested 3 different) earphones when I plug them into my Logitech Z-2300 speakers. In the Recording devices tab I have show disabled devices ...
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.WAV files won't play in Firefox 24.0

Environment: Windows 7 x64 Firefox 24 Microsoft Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin 1.0.0.8 is installed and enabled Settings under FF Options/Applications are as follows: Wave Sound - "Use ...
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only bootup sound and test sound works, nothing else

I'm running Win 7 on Dell Inspiron N5110. For the past few weeks having issues with audio. I can hear the bootup sound. But if I try to play any media from local drive or browser, no sound. No sound ...
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Apple Remote for Mid 2011 iMac 27"

Can the Apple TV remote A1294 or the Apple Infrared Remote A1156 control the sound volume on an iMac Mid-2011 27" while watching an in-browser video (e.g. YouTube/Netflix) or does it work only with ...
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How do I access headphones mode using Realtek drivers without the device popup?

My laptop's realtek audio was able to simulate a speaker set with my headphones. By this I mean that it knew that in a real surround speaker set, both ears would actually hear a sound playing from ...
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How to disable audio jack in Windows 8?

My Asus laptop fell on its side while the headphones were plugged in. It landed on the jack side first. Now, I cannot get any audio output unless I use the headphones (the speakers don't work when the ...
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How to add subtitles and an additional audio track to a DVD without having to re-encode the original audio/video data?

So I have this DVD with medium-quality video recordings. I'd like to augment it by subtitles (in two languages) and add a second audio track (a translation). So far I only found tools that require ...
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Windows Multipoint Server 2012 Audio Devices Disabled on Startup

I have a fresh install of Windows Multipoint Server 2012. When I first boot, and look at the device manager, the audio output devices are there, proper drivers and everything, just disabled. I can ...
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Bluetooth Headset / Headphones conflict

I've noticed this problem with a few different headsets. I have a pair of Bluetooth Headphones with a mic. This appears to Windows as a Bluetooth Headset and another Bluetooth Headphones device. The ...
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Keep hearing usb disconnect and reconnect sounds

I seem to be having a problem, for a few weeks I have been hearing the random sound of connecting and disconnecting of a USB device. nothing is shown in my tool bar and in device manager I can not see ...
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My laptop's sound is lower in debian than in windows

I installed Debian 8.1 here on my laptop, and everything worked out of the box. But I noticed that the sound is (much) lower on Debian. PS:my notebook is usually very loud, now it sounds just like ...
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Can I hear myself through noise-cancelling headphones without cranking up the volume all the way?

I'm using the Bose QuietComfort 15 headphones with the built in microphone and I'm plugging it into a laptop that has a jack that supports the mic & speaker at the same time. By default, I can't ...
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Audio hacked. System may be compromised?

My speakers are making a sound like someone talking from other computer. Like the sound that online game players do. It's only noise, strange microphone noise. Have I been hacked? I checked all ...
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Speakers go dead on windows 8.1 - when using google hangouts

A problem I get only since getting windows 8.1 - The speakers stop working a few hours into a session. The work again after a reboot. The headphones work when the speakers stop working. In the ...
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trying to salvage overloaded mic sound

I'm trying to salvage footage where apparently the mic was being overloaded (a lot). I'm an complete audacity noob, so i'm hoping that it is fixable in some way. When i look at it imported into ...
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Sound not working in VMware player

Guest operating system is Windows 7 and I have VMware player 6.0.1 installed. On it latest version of Mint Linux is run. The problem is Linux never gets sound. How do I fix this? The message "the ...
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Windows: Toggle front or back audio jack using software?

I have a Lenovo desktop PC running Windows 8.1. I have two speakers plugged into the audio jack in the back and a pair of headphones plugged into the audio jack on the front panel. Is there a way to ...
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FFmpeg - Concenating audio files with spacing

edit3: please look image: http://i.stack.imgur.com/XdZ9G.png Each audio clip has same codec/sample_rate, but has different duration and each space is also different. There is always space between ...