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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How do I re-record an individual PowerPoint slide with audio and transitions?

PowerPoint allows you to record an entire presentation with audio and animation timings synced, but you cannot re-record both for an individual slide. For instance, let's say I recorded a 40-minute ...
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Microphone with combo-jack - Windows 10, Lenovo b580

I'm looking on answers how to solve this problem since I got this laptop. This is the newer version of lenovo b580 (the one with i3 mobile). It has a single combo-jack on the side, and I cannot get it ...
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How to listen to a file by looping regions?

I need to listen to audio files in short looped fragments (useful for transcribing). I have found a few apps that let me define regions (VLC, Audacity) and that let me play these regions in a loop, ...
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My mouse scroll button changes volume instead of scrolling

Since yesterday, my mouse scroll button isnt working as it has to. Once i try to scroll down a page, my sound goes down, same with scrolling up->sound increases. Other buttons also not working as ...
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Laptop sound not working

My laptop seems to have some audio problems. The audio seems to work fine sometimes but at other times there's a red cross on the audio icon. I tried updating realtek audio drivers, uninstalled and ...
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Force audio device to be detected as Stereo (Win7)

I have a G930 headset with the latest drivers installed. The headset has a software-based 7.1 surround sound option that I never use because I think it doesn't sound that great. This conflicts with ...
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No audio in flash player after MPEG2 to SWF avconv conversion

I converted a mpeg2 video to a swf file using avconv: avconv -i test.mpg -acodec libmp3lame -ar 22050 test.swf There is no issue when playing the resulting file in vlc, but in iceweasel with the ...
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How to overlay multiple video files and merge all audio with ffmpeg?

I overlay from 2 to 5 video files in a grid and I want to merge all the audio from each video. Here is my code to combine 3 video files. I think it works, but I get a warning I don't like. ...
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Encarta 94 MIDI music doesn't play under Windows 10 32bit

I have gotten Encarta 94 installed and running on a HP Slate 7 Tablet under Windows 10. The videos, wave audio, animations and images all work fine. However the MIDI based media, for example national ...
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Windows 10 Audio and Graphics Freezing

I have recently upgraded to Windows 10. However, ever since I have done this I am having issues with my audio. I use a LG TV as my monitor which I have connected via HDMI. However, whenever watching a ...
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Ubuntu: how not to play audio from different sources

Is there any elegant way to automatically mute audio from active audio sources when a new source appears? For example: Some music player is playing music - S1 I start receiving audio from ...
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Sound sometimes does not work for some programs in Windows 7, even from Mixer dialog

In my Windows 7, the sound works for some programs sometimes but not for other, and for those other programs, sometimes it works, sometimes not, with the change happening without reboot. Here: if I ...
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Reset audio drivers on Windows 10

Is there a way to reset my audio drivers from windows 10? When I upgraded my computer to my Windows 10, the sound began to be excellent, but when I put the headphones, no sound were being played, then ...
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How to use my smartphone headset on my computer?

Good evening! I recently bought a new laptop, an Acer VN7-791G-79TX. There is only one jack port for both headphones and microphone. I would like to use the headset that I use on my smartphone with ...
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Playback mutes when another user signs in

I have a problem with music playback. I updated my operating system to Windows 10. In Windows 7 audio playback continued when another user signed in if the previous user didn't sign out! And I liked ...
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Speaker turns into default communication device when plugged into front audio panel

After installing windows 10 I encountered a problem with my audio. In windows 8.1, my speaker when plugged into either rear or front audio jack, would be registered as "default device" I in ...
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Set Groove Music sound Windows 10

On Windows 7 I used the sound mixer to manage sound between applications but with Windows 10, Groove Music doesn't appear in the sound mixer. It's a problem because I don't hear correctly when ...
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Why my .mov video not showing any video but just audio is playbacked?

I'm learning & going through some tutorials in .mov format, but for some videos I cannot see any videos, but listen to just audios... I'm running those through VLC & Media Player Classic Home ...
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Keep the Realtek application off my computer in Windows 10

In Windows 7 I used to have my Sound set up that I had my Headset plugged in at my front audio ports, and my speakers plugged in in the rear. I used to use the "Playback Devices" menu to switch the ...
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X-Fi XtremeGamer under Windows 10

So, I have a Soundblaster X-Fi XtremeGamer, and I've installed Windows 10 on my machine. Everything seems to work ok, except that I have no sound. I noticed on the Creative website that they expect to ...
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Windows 8 Audio not playing properly through headphones

Very recently, my headphones have stopped playing audio properly in windows 8 (The issue is not due to the headphones as they work properly with other devices, nor should it be the sound card since ...
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Can I send audio between PCs using cable?

Is it possible to send audio from one PC to another using audio cables? Audio output of source PC into the mic in of the target PC, for example
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the audio service is not running

I cannot play any sound from my laptop or from my headset (logitech g430) and when i click on realtek hd audio it says no devices are installed. when i go to device manager intel(R) Display audio and ...
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How can I batch convert FLAC to MP3 while retaining the directories, within a different directory?

I have my music organized as Music\Lossless\Artist\Album and Music\Lossy\Artist\Album. I want to convert everything in the lossless folder to MP3 or AAC, have them retain their Artist\Album ...
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Dell Inspiron 15r won't play sound after windows 10 upgrade

I was really excited to get windows 10 on the first of August but once I installed the update, the sound drivers broke. This happened right after I installed it- I couldn't call my friend on Skype ...
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How to remove the need of a CD when there is a need for multiple no of CD's to be played

I am having 9 audio CD's to be used The first CD has the software to run the remaining 8 Cd's.The CD1 has an audio file and its exercise continues to the next CD i.e CD2 and so on it continues to ...
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No HDMI Output, Video Lag, Windows 10

ive been looking for help to solve my issue for a week now ( since my windows 10 upgrade from win 8.1 ) and i do not want to do a clean install unless it is totally the last resource available, so i ...
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Convert videos to MP4 iPad (h264 and aac), but leave video codec alone if h264 already

I want to batch convert video files with different extensions and convert them to MP4. If the video codec is already H.264, I want to copy it and convert the audio only if it is AC3, MP3, or anything ...
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No sound in speakers and headphone

My dell inspiron N4050 speaker just went off when my window 8.1 is activated(i think tht is the issue) because before shutting it down my speakers were working perfectly ... the shutdown updated the ...
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Ubuntu headset with single p3 input - When mic is on headphone is off

I have a single P3 input on my notebook and i bought a headset to use both the headphone and the mic. When i go to sound settings and set the sound input to be the headset mic the headset phone does ...
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Playing on a car CD player that can play MP3s: Burn as MP3 files or burn as a music disc in CDBurnerXP? [closed]

I have a question: If I have a album in MP3 format, is it better to burn in CDBurnerXP as MP3 files or as a music disc? The car CD player plays both formats so. Obviously having them in FLAC would ...
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Disable Audio Leveling in Windows 7

I'm looking for a way to disable audio leveling in playback of songs, videos, games, streaming media, and basically anything that makes use of the soundcard in any way whatsoever, for Windows 7 ...
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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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How can you play the same songs as a radio station at a higher quality?

There's an FM radio station I listen to very often, and I really like the way they mix the songs. Much better than simply shuffling my music. I happen to have the vast majority of the songs they play, ...
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No sound out of usb headphones

Hey guys I recently got a virus on my computer that I think.... I managed to remove, I load up a game I wanted to play and realised no sound was being projected out of my Logitech G430 headphones I ...
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would the following code help to lock a volume level so that standard accounts on my mac don't use 100% all the time?

setting the volume to 80% periodically, run crontab -e (or EDITOR=nano crontab -e) and add a line like this: */5 * * * * osascript -e 'set volume output volume 80' */5 * * * * runs the command ...
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Internal speaker silent but headphones work

I re-installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 on my Lenovo Thinkcentre M57, but since then, the internal speaker remains silent(but headphones work). I tried to install various drivers (AC'97, etc...), ...
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New mic isnt even being picked up

I just got a new microphone (Kaichi C-650) and my Windows 10 system will make a noise (when I plug it in) but on the Recording Devices tab of my sound settings, it shows "line in" and that's not ...
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Installation of Asus Xonar D2x sound card drivers on opensuse 13.2 gnome

I'm running a vmware session of opensuse 13.2 gnome on Windows 8.1, which will soon be windows 10; at least until I get this problem fixed. I've successfully install vmware-tools (the closed source ...
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Disable one side of the sound

I want to make a video clip with some old videos I downloaded from YouTube. The problem with these old videos is that one side of the earphone makes shrill noises. Is there a way to edit that videos ...
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USB sound card stops on Asus Windows 10 / works great on Lenovo Windows 7- wrong settings?

I have weird problem... It seems that on my personal laptop [Asus N73SM] after connecting the external sound card "musical fidelity v90-hpa" sound play nice, but after I pause the music, several ...
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Surface Pro 2 running Windows 10 will no longer sleep

Prior to having Windows 10, I had Windows 8.1 where sleeping would work fine. Pressing the power button or just letting it sleep on it's own would both work fine. Now, if I press the power button, ...
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Select Google music track on Android to play via Nexus Play/Fire TV/Apple TV -> AV receiver [closed]

I'd like to achieve the following setup: My music library stored in Google Music An app on my android phone that allows me to select a track from the library That track then plays on my home audio ...
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Disabling volume control on win 7 background window [duplicate]

If I have an application running in the front window, then change window focus, the sound in the prior-forward window is silenced. Is there a way to prevent this, especially for a particular window ...
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How to upstream microphone audio over RDP?

I would like to be able to use Cortana over my remote desktop connection from my Mac. Windows explicitly states this is not supported in Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac. Is there any way to do ...
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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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Why does Outlook play a sound upon new mail while this is disabled?

I have disabled new sound on new email arrival in my Outlook 2013 a long time ago and it worked fine. Out of a sudden Outlook is making a sound again, even though it is disabled: This happened ...
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Make new programs in windows 7 / 8 sound mixer muted by default

This question is about the windows 8 sound mixer, which is the same in windows 7. What I have: When I open a new program it's volume is 100% of the master volume. What I want: when I open a new ...
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cannot set 'independent dual headphones' as default playback device

I sometimes listen music from my phone and sometime from my laptop via headphones. I figured out that my laptop is not giving a stereo output through headphones. After a little research I figured ...
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Upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, experiencing extremely bad sound quality

I just upgraded my hp 1000 notebook PC from windows 8.1 to 10 and the sound quality has been extremely poor. I am using the very same headphones and surprised to hear such bad sound. It seems quite ...