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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Sound Blaster Audigy No Sound

I have an old Sound Blaster Audigy card (circa 2007). It has a digital out jack. I have a digital optical cable plugged into the out jack and then plugged into the optical in on my Pioneer 217 ...
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Is there better real-time audio processing than SRS or Breakaway? [closed]

So, I'm about fed up with the wimpy audio controls for Windows and my inability to correct the hyper compressed audio that I own. What I'm looking for is decent audio software that I can direct all ...
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No sound or sound card issue

In one of my laptops, the sound went out. It was going off and on before but then it just completely went out. Plugging in headphones or speakers doesn't seem to solve the issue, so I thought the ...
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Playbak device not recognized when using HDMI

I recently purchased a new laptop that came with windows 8.1 . When I first got the computer I tested that when I plug in my HDMI cable into the computer and connect it with the TV, the TV is ...
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WMP file view - add a column for Playlist

In Windows Media Player 12, in file view for songs, I would like a column displaying which songs are in a playlist. Is there a way I can add such a column to display this info?
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MuseScore doesn't play sound

I installed mscore on Ubuntu 14.04 as well as fluidsynth. I have not had Ubuntu sound problems to this day. When I press the Play button, I get this: There is no sound, and apparently the ...
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Enhance sound of a Video recorded by CamStudio

Ok, so I am trying to use CamStudio for my own youtube channel. I am new to this video codec thing, but I followed this tutorial completely. I am now testing it in full 1080p resolution. I used Xvid ...
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Computer headset to RC9 (Possibly via PCI card)

I have a custom dial pad that takes a RC9 cable in for speakers/microphone. I'm looking to: Run the RC9 into my computer, Find software to link the computer's headset to the RC9 going to the dial ...
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Disconnected Wi-Fi capability

I saw an earlier post thinking that it would help, but it didn't. The post was for turning the Wi-Fi capability on, which is what I needed, but in the command it shows that it's already enabled, just ...
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Different Application, different outputs

I'd like to send Pandora One to the Speakers, and Chrome (or anything else besides Pandora) to the Headphone jack (although different combinations might exist). A quick look shows two main options: ...
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How would I play input from the mic through speaker while a key is pressed?

I like to play games with my headphones on, and it feels really weird to not hear myself when I speak. The V key is what I use to transmit, so is there an AutoHotkey script or other program to listen ...
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FFmpeg: m2ts -> MKV/AVI/MP4 w/ tri-audio and subtitles

I have a 1080p m2ts file with three audio tracks and a subtitle track. I'd like to convert it to a 720p MKV, or really any format at all, while retaining all three audio tracks along with the subtitle ...
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How does a software equaliser work?

Recently I read that raw audio (uncompressed WAVE files) are stored in LPCM (Linear Pulse Code Modulation) encoded format. Now I believe that the LPCM encoding stores basically the waveform which the ...
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Why does Windows 8.1 mute the master volume automatically?

When waking up from sleep, or when plugging or unplugging an external speaker (be it headphones, speakers, or USB audio devices), Windows always mutes the master volume. It seems to be intentional ...
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No audio output after starting qtractor in Fedora 20

I have installed qtractor to start experimenting with music composition/production. However, after starting the application, the computer seems to redirect its audio output and the other applications ...
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cannot mix two audio files with amerge/amix ffmpeg

I'm mixing two wav audio files as follows /data/data/com.example.letsjam/app_bin/ffmpeg -i /storage/emulated/0/test1.wav -i /storage/emulated/0/test2.wav -filter:v amerge=inputs=2 ...
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Sound stops until restart sporatically

Strange issue has been occurring. The sound (including system sounds) stop working until restart. The mute button doesnt work when the volume stops, no muted items on the sound mixer. I find it to ...
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Using amerge filter in FFMPEG throwing error

I am using FFMPEG to overlay two audios using amerge. I am getting following error : No Opaque field provided, an AVABufferSinkParams struct is required I am using ffmpeg.so file in my ...
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Do i need to manage cpu threading ?

I have asked this elsewhere on stackexchange and was referred to here. I have a rather frustrating issue when im using windows, when running foobar media player the music is flowing and things are ...
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Windows 8 Audio Changes Default Playback Device or Stops Playing Audio

I have a Sony Vaio SVT15115CXS laptop running Windows 8 64-bit. I've recently noticed a strange audio issue. At seemingly random times, the audio may switch from the default playback device (laptop ...
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Sometimes no sound over headphone jack on Dell E6530 on Windows 8.1

I have a Dell E6530 Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 Bit and the newest sound driver installed (IDT 92HD93 High-Definition Audio Driver 3330_Audio_Driver_C6HVR_WN_1.0.6491.0_A08). Sometimes after booting I ...
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Optical toslink not active

I have a ASRock X85 Extreme board and Windows 7 x64. I cannot activate the Optical SPDIF Out Port (Toslink), only the RCA-Connection (looks like Cinch) is active. FYI: If I connect the Toslink-Cable ...
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Speakers has a lower volume than actual volume output from system

This started happening a while ago. I realized the volume I hear is very low. I opened up the volume control panel and I see the speakers are outputting a lower volume than "System" (it is only ...
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Inconsistent sound support from Windows 8

I hope I can explain my problem as complete as possible. Recently I got me a pair of bluetooth headphones, because I loathe cables. I also got a bluetooth dongle for my windows desktop. I plugged it ...
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Problems with dual boot

I have windows-8 on dell inspiron. I dual booted it with ubuntu 14.04 Windows and ubuntu share the same partition ("Local Disk C"). From then, I am facing a lot of problems. 1. PC hangs suddenly. 2. ...
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Fedora failing to recognize headphones

My headphones were working fine, but for some reason when I plug in the headphones into the USB port, I don't see them in the input or output tab in "Settings -> Hardware / Sound".
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microphone not working on headset. even with interface

I bought a headset before finding out about the lack of pre amps in the new macs there are two male ends, one for headphones, and one for microphone. And i read that you could use an audio interface ...
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Alternative to audio jack

Audio jack in my laptop is not working. What would be the best alternative for that, like usb to audio converter or usb to hdmi converter?
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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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realtime DPL2 decoding from linein

Can i use an external sound card like this to do Dolby Pro Logic 2 demuxing (extract 5.1 from 2ch) in realtime (via software)? The audio source may come from line-in or SPDIF. I would like to do ...
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How can I disable a single phone connector?

I have two phone connectors on my laptop. One regular 3.5mm audio connector and a 3mm subwoofer connector. Recently, the subwoofer I got with the computer fell off the table and broke a part of the ...
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Windows setup which allows sending game sound to both USB-headset and soundcard?

I would like to record some game play while playing and in order to do that with what I have lying around I need to have game sound output to both my USB-headset and my traditional sound card which I ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon earphone port

I use ThinkPad X1 Carbon running with Windows 7 Professional and until recently there was no problem. Today, I found very strange trouble. I cannot use earphone. I see Headphones option in ...
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To record sounds from 3.5 - 3.5 mm audio in Audacity

I have this kind of setting 3.5 - 3.5 mm cable from Macbook Air to iPhone 4s put some sounds like Spotify on and play want to record this sound in Audacity of Macbook My audacity My setup I ...
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Chrome suddenly lowers sound volume [duplicate]

When I use Chrome to listen to music, sometimes the volume suddenly goes down. Other sounds are just normal. This is the Windows Sound mixer shows: The volume meter on Chrome has 2 indicators. I ...
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Is there a way to control the volume of the Skype App in Windows 8.1?

So I'm using the Skype app in Windows 8.1 and my wife stepped away from her computer. Her TV is on and whatever show is on turned to a loud car chase. I could just mute my whole computer, but I'd like ...
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any software to receive sounds uninteruptly from remote PC

I have used team Viewer but the problem is when I access remote PC it uses more processing for desktop sharing. in the process it occupies more than 10-30% of processing. But enabling the call feature ...
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How do I enable the integrated speakers on my monitor?

I hope this is the right site otherwise please let me know which site to go to. I have an HP 2010i monitor with integrated sound. Right now I am using normal speakers but I want to switch to the ...
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Create small music videos from a collection of images and audio tracks (one each)

I have a collection of 300 still images (all JPGs) and 300 MP3 audio tracks. I would like to create a music video with only one image and one audio track. Any order of images with the MP3s will do. ...
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Outputting sound via speaker and headphones simultaneously

Setup I have an Asus Z87-K and am using the on-board audio. It uses the RealTek drivers. I downloaded the latest I believe. Question I used to be able to connect both my speakers and headphones and ...
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Can't convert FLV to MP4 for iPhone with ffmpeg

I'm having issues with converting an FLV to an MP4 that will play on iPhone/iPad via Video-js. It seems that the ffmpeg commands are not converting properly. Here's one of the original commands ...
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Audio icon isn't working, but keyboard buttons are

Problem My speakers work fine and they are able to play any sounds, from music to anything, like normal. Except, the taskbar icon shows that it is unusable (see below)... Yet, the volume (or whether ...
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HTML5 Web streaming from different Audio & Video sources

I have what is probably a simple situation for you, but I’d like to know what the best solution is before I waste lots of money trialing spam-filled software available online. I run a small dance ...
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NO Sound Windows 8 - Aspire One Acer netbook

I have a strange problem with my sound. I turn my computer one and skype starts up and I hear the skype start up sound and that may be the only sound I hear from my computer all day. Sometimes the ...
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Microphone input from Vantec USB Sound Adapter only from left channel

I'm using Vantec's 7.1 USB sound adapter (NBA-200U) in order to eliminate static that I experienced from my onboard sound card. The adapter itself has two mic inputs for stereo recording, and the left ...
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Linux ALSA: No sound out from internal speaker

There is no audio output when running "Test Speakers" in Sound Preferences -> Hardware -> pcsp. The internal speaker worked fine under Windows. Sound can, however, be heard when headphones or a ...
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Windows Media Player Plug-in no audio in Linux

I'd want to listen some embedded radio at AM 1030 Radio del Plata it offers an alternative player based in silverlight, which it works using pipelight. But I'd want to use the Windows Media Player ...
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Setting both back AND front end audio as usable…?

OK so I want to have one set of outputs playing on my speakers, and another playing on my headphones. I have both back and front panel audio, so I just figured I could plug my HEADPHONES into the ...
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Sound Loss on Windows 8 Laptop

My windows 8 laptop will not play sound, when returning to the laptop after a period of time, without having to shut down and restart the system. In trying to to trouble shoot I get a message that ...
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Why does plugging headphones in cause Netflix to re-buffer the video feed completely?

I noticed that any time I'm watching Netflix (iOS, Windows8, OSX), and I plug in headphones, the video feed stops and buffers all the way from 0%. Why?