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Sound Cloud Manager Mass Repost Software with File Path

I have some confusion about the operation of Sound Cloud Manager Mass Repost Software. Sound Cloud Manager 2.1.6.8 Mass Repost has one input field that is named "Track URL or File paths containing ...
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Alternate audio driver (replace Realtek)

Is there any alternative to Realtek HD Audio driver? The reason I ask is because Realtek's audio driver makes my microphone sound really bad (friends tell me they can barely hear me). However, if I ...
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Problems with joining videos in FFmpeg with a cross-fade effect (buffer queue overflow, frames dropped)

I can successfully join a couple of videos into one (using this method) with a nice cross-fade effect in between, but the output video contains no audio. I'm using the -filter_complex command. I've ...
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ffmpeg mp4 audio trim

My mp4 is h264+aac I want to use ffmpeg.exe to add a background music to it , this musci is shorter than the mp4,thus the music should loop I have tried ffmpeg -i test.mp4 -i background.m4a ...
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Windows 7, Volume icon, does not function when clicked

The Volume icon is visible, but every time i click it, nothing happens.I have tried to remove the icon and put it back, turn off all icons and restarted my computer multiple times. How do i fix it?
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How to merge two 4 channel audio into a single 2 channel output

I'm trying to merge these two WAVs (L.wav and R.wav) into a single, dual-channel stereo OGG. This is what I'm trying: ffmpeg -i L.wav -i R.wav -c:a libvorbis -q:a 5 \ -filter_complex ...
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Speakers are playing music, but voices are muffled

I was messing around on a game and I fiddled with the RealTek Audio Manager and with the actual speakers themselves (I moved them forward a bit, I thought I felt a yank but nothing came out). After I ...
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My headphones for my windows 8 laptop are showing as “not plugged in”, but they are

I have logitech headphones that have two jacks(one for mic and one for sound) but when I plug them in, both the mic and sound show up as not plugged in. I've played sound through a usb port connected ...
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How can I audit performance while screen is asleep to troubleshoot audio issues?

I am having issues with my audio being choppy when my laptop's screen goes to sleep. Specifically, I want a log of the following: Applications' resource usage Any resource spikes Any ...
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Windows xp audio terribly broken (need help)

So, it all started a month or more before when I had turned on my pc and didn't find the sound control in my taskbar. It always used to be there and fine. I tried to put it back there and I got this ...
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How to convert video audio codec with ffmpeg

I am trying this command but it fails I need to convert audio track of 17gb movie file with fastest way So i only need to convert audio and leave video file alone Here the command But it fails It ...
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Windows 8 sound randomly changes

I've got a really strange problem. If I listen to a song, or anything on my computer, be it on iTunes or YouTube etc. at say at a volume of 20, it'll actually play at a volume of 20. As you can see: ...
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No sound on Arch Linux (ALSA)

Output of aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards found... output of sudo aplay -l **** *List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices* **** card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC662 rev1 Analog ...
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Recording with sound not possible in VirtualBox

Is it possible to not only video capture in VirtualBox but also record the audio coming from the VirtualBox? When I try to select the right device to record I get this, which bascially means the audio ...
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How can I improve bluetooth audio quality on Windows 7?

I just bought the Mad Catz F.R.E.Q. 9 Wireless Headset. The overall sound quality is very high when I connect it with phones or tablets. But the sound quality is very poor when I connect it via ...
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iPhone 4 volume is really quiet [migrated]

I have a used iPhone 4 with 16GB of memory in it, running IOS 7.1.2. The problem with this iPhone is that the volume is really quiet whenever i'm playing music or making a call and setting the caller ...
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How to preselect audio tracks in VLC when the language name is not in the track name?

I have a number of videos that have been provided to me in multiple languages. Unfortunately the first track is in Spanish and the second track is in English. These audio tracks simply named Track 1 ...
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YouTube sound delayed through Bluetooth headphones?

I have a pair of Turtle Beach Bluetooth headphones. They work perfectly on my S3 and old iPod Touch. The only problem that I have with them is when I try to watch YouTube on my laptop, as the sound is ...
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Linux Mint Rebecca - No sound - Dummy Output - integrated soundcard

I have been running Linux Mint Rebecca for a little while now and everything has been working fine, but yesterday I lost sound and now it only says Dummy Output. Its an integrated soundcard. pactl ...
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Can't set sample rate to 44100 Hz when using loopback in ALSA

I have set up ALSA like this to play to and record from loopback devices: # output device pcm.loopout { type dmix ipc_key 328211 slave { pcm "hw:Loopback,0,0" period_size 1024 ...
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How play multiple audio files located on smartphone through Windows 7?

When I connect my LG Optimus F3Q to my Windows 7 PC, it connects in "Media sync (MTP)" mode. I can get into the file structure of the phone and its SD card through Windows Explorer and double click ...
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avconv: remove audio stream, keep sync [migrated]

I have an AVI file with one video and three audio streams. I would like to discard two of the audio streams, keeping only one. I tried to do so using avconv (v11.3-6): avconv -i in.avi -map 0:0 -map ...
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ffmpeg changes audio bitrate when transcoding from MKV to FLV

I have one file - sample.mkv ========================================================= File: sample.mkv Width: 854 pixels Height: 480 pixels Aspect ...
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There is no sound for Lenovo 3000 N100 after installing any driver on Windows XP

Is there a way to fix that problem? Through the network there is a lot of forums with this question, but any answer was not satisfied. It still doesn't work
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Insert sound into an mp3 track

I'm looking for a way to insert a custom sound at a given second into an MP3 track. I'd like to be able to do this without GUI tools so I can invoke it from a bash script, and I'd like this sound to ...
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Interactively play sound clips in VoIP call

I'm looking for a solution to digitally mix sound clips in a SIP or IAX VoIP conversation. Ideally I want a solution on Linux platform. My end game is to have a sound board to play funny clips while ...
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Find source of mysterious ring tone sound on computer [duplicate]

My computer is currently ringing like a telephone. It's like there is a telephone ringing! No programs that should be doing this are open. How can I determine what is causing the ringing?!
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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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Browser only audio clipping

I have a strange sound clipping problem that seems to be isolated to browser/html5/flash audio. It seems to be isolated only to videos played through my browser and happens the same whether I use the ...
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OSX Sleep mode messes with sound and window sizes

Here is my work environment: 13" Retina Macbook Pro 2015 (The Force Touch thing) Latest OSX External DELL Screen connected with HDMI (set as the main screen) Apple Earbuds connected to the rMBPs ...
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How to play android phone audio on a windows 8.1 PC's speakers using bluetooth, when “just connecting” doesn't work?

This question has been answered before here, here, and here. All answers say that it basically just works when you pair the android phone with the windows PC and hit play on the phone. I have tried ...
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Log amout of times sound is detected

I would like to log the amount of times a specific sound (in my case 4 seconds) is detected by the microphone from the real world enviroment. It could be either realtime or from a pre-recorded file. ...
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Play 2 media files synchronously with one set of controls for both

I have 2 media files: Video+(2x)audio (Movie). Audio (Commentary). Commentary audio track starts with an offset before the movie starts.* I need to be able to(simultaneously): See the video ...
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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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How to control sound via Windows Sound Controller when optical cable is connected

I have a E-MU 0404 PCI sound card with Samsung HW-F450 sound bar. When I use the 3.5mm cable, I can increase/decrease/mute sound using my keyboard (or simply the sound controller of Windows 8.1). ...
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Asus Gaming Laptop Speakers buzzing/humming

I have had my laptop close to 2 years now. I never had a problem with my speakers before. I recently started playing Grand Theft Auto V and had no issues, but now today when I get on the speaker buzz ...
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Is there any way to automatically decrease subwoofer volume at night?

I'm using both Windows and Ubuntu, so a solution for either (or both!) would be great! I live in an apartment complex, and love to listen to bassy music and watch movies. My neighbors are fine with ...
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On Windows 7, how to fix VLC Media volume capped when Firefox plays sound?

Using Mixer, I have set the volume of VLC Media player to be even with the master volume, also, this is even with other applications such as Firefox. But when Firefox plays a sound, I can hear the ...
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Asus laptop makes weird sound when touched

I've had my Asus N56VV-S4021H for about 1 year and a half. It runs Windows 8.1. Recently, it started making a sound every time I touch it. Whenever I type, knock on the laptop's case, touch the ...
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Do filtergraphs copy audio streams by default in FFMpeg?

I 've got the following command in FFMpeg: ffmpeg -i file_input.mp4 -filter_complex split=2[i1][i2];[i1]scale=trunc(oh*a/2)*2:480[o1];[i2]scale=trunc(oh*a/2)*2:640[o2] -map [o1] -map 0:a -pix_fmt ...
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LAV filters and Audio Processor Replacement?

I want to watch videos but I don't care about video quality, only audio. But for certain reasons (please don't ask), I don't want to install or register filters onto windows (for example an .ax file) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2: sound behaves strangely

I just installed an Ubuntu-Mate 14.04.2 partition and my sound is behaving strangely. The first thing is that the audio jack in the back (connected directly to the motherboard) doesn't work. it ...
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How To Enable Windows Microphone Amplifier

I just bought a new microphone for my Windows PC which I plugged into my external USB SoundBlaster X-Fi Pro. It works, but if I'm away for more than 30cm the recorded voice is almost silent. ...
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How do I use my Samsung Gear Circle bluetooth headset with Windows 7?

I recently purchased the Samsung Gear Circle with the intention of using it both with my Android phone and my PC. It works wonderfully with my phone. I like the sound, fit, look, and features. ...
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Mac OS X: Shell command for Accessibility -> Sound -> Play stereo as mono? [duplicate]

The question is in the title. I need a quick way to turn the feature on and off every now and then. Is there a bash command for it?
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How to separate volume level for front and rear panels and yet keep single sound device?

I have realtek HD Audio, and I'm pretty satisfied with its settings — my main speakers are connected to the rear panel and whenever I turn headphones in on the front panel, the former go silent and I ...
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Stream low-latency audio over LAN with Windows 7?

I have 2 Windows 7 PCs. My game system and blu-ray are hooked into the line-in of PC A, while the good speakers are hooked into PC B. I installed Jack on both computers. What commands must I run to PC ...
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Weird sound problems cropped up on Ubuntu 14.04

Please help! Today I was trying to edit some home video with KDENLive and when I'd try to preview my videos, they'd play for about a second then lock up the program. In troubleshooting, I ...
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Switch default sound card, while both use the same driver

I have problems with sound on my Linux Mint 17.1. It generally works, but gets interrupted by scratchy noise most of the time. I followed some tutorials and here is what I found out: $ LC_ALL=C sudo ...
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Bluetooth headset does not switch to VoIP

I ran into a problem when using my Bluetooth headphones on Windows 7. They support both the A2DP and the Hands-free profile, however it seems that only one of them can be active at a time. On my ...