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Windows 10 loudness equalization release time keeps resetting

I turn on loudness equalization and then go to settings change the release time to short and click okay/apply and then I checked the settings again and the release time has changed back to where it ...
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How possible rebooting from Linux to Windows makes sound from headphones vanish?

I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, dual booting with Linux Mint. The laptop is Asus X54C. The problem: Every time I reboot from Linux to Windows (Restart the computer while on Linux, and when GRUB ...
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Separate Audio and Video file playback

I want an audio file with a click track to play through my headphones for only me to hear, while a movie file with voice, sound effects, etc. plays through an attached monitor for an audience to hear. ...
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USB devices vs Chromebook close cover

I have a Chromebook, and I use a USB-based pair of headphones (high-quality ones). I listen to music on my Chromebook, but when I close the lid on my desk, music stops. I understand that all USB ...
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Zorin OS 11 Lite, No Sound Driver

Hello! I have an problem with Zorin OS 11 Lite, Fresh installation, and i can hear sound only with my Headphones! An Screenshot Here. Alsa, Installed. PulseAudio, Installed. kubanezi@AHG-CREW:~$ ...
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ffmpeg slow motion video with audio

I am able to do slow motion video using following command (found this at How to use slow motion effect in a specific time interval with ffmpeg): ffmpeg -i input.mkv -filter_complex \ ...
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ffmpeg audio duration increase using atrim

I have video of duration 10 secs and with the help of following command i can trim and then concatenate it using following command: Video ffmpeg -y -i test_video.mp4 -filter_complex \ ...
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No sound in lenovo yoga 2 except when connected to HDMI

I recently got a Lenovo Yoga 2 with windows 8 (now upgraded to windows 10), and apparently sound doesn't work; not through speakers, not through headphones, but only through HDMI. I have looked all ...
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Detect static on line-in port and automatically mute it?

I have a cheap VHF receiver connected to the line-in socket of my Windows 7 desktop so I can listen to it through my PC. Unfortunately the VHF often transmits bursts of static (even if I have the VHF ...
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Converting and playing of *.cvf format audio (samsung) files

I have some old audio *.cvf format (Samsung) files that I need to Convert and play. I do not find any player or converter who can do it. Does anybody have an idea ?
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Network Console doesn't show audio file loading, ever on localhost

My web page has a bunch of HTML elements on it that look like <audio> <source src="/audio/blah.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"> </audio> The URL is http:// not file://, ..... aha, I ...
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Why both my speaker only work when plugged directly into laptop?

I have some Logitech LS21 Speakers, when I plug them directly into my laptop (either a Lenovo or a mbp) both the speakers work; however, if I plug them into the subwoofer and then then I plug the ...
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Change audio output of Windows Phone to mono

I recently switched to a Windows Phone, specifically the Microsoft Lumia 640. I am deaf in my left ear and I know that the iPhone has a feature that allows you to set the output of your headphones to ...
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What is this TRRS jack which appears longer than the standard jack?

I recently purchased an USB thermometer. The USB device has a 3.5mm connector to receive the corresponding cable which has a 3.5mm jack on one end, and an actual temperature sensor on the other end. ...
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Bluetooth vs Wifi. Which one has more bandwidth? [duplicate]

I've been reading articles like this http://wrensound.com/should-my-wireless-audio-system-use-bluetooth-or-wifi/ I uses bluetooth to access my omni 10 harman kardon speaker. I am very disappointed ...
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Realtek audio, Logitec Subwoofer silent

I have an Asus Windows 10 PC with onboard Realtek audio (driver version 6.0.1.7687). I recently purchased Logitech Z313 speakers. I have good audio from the 2 satellites, but the subwoofer is dead ...
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Audio - ffmpeg produces high-pitched voices

I have a big video file and I'm using ffmpeg to get a smaller one. I work with the 2-pass ratecontrol and I'm using this simple command line ffmpeg -y -i file.mkv -c:v lix264 -b:v 900k -ac 2 -c:a aac ...
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Want: Different volume for headset compared to speakers in windows 10

I need the windows volume to be a lot louder when using speakers compared to using headphones. When I plug in headphones my ears die from the "you have plugged in headphones"-sound, and when I plug ...
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Why isn't the mic volume and receiving volume working?

When I join a group call, host a group call, or call the Echo/Sound Test Service my mic starts to increase in volume as I speak and the volume of my friends is maxed out. I can't lower it. The ...
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Sound issue wit tactic 3D rage headphone usb port/wire

I bought a new pair of headphones the other day (Tactic 3D rage, USB connected ones) and when i plug them in my computers installs neccesary files (only did ti the first time!), but when i try to run ...
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Issue with laptop headphones sound output

I just used my laptop to connect to a tv via a 3.5mm to RCA cable, then later plugged my headphones into my laptop to watch a video and discovered that I could hear the instrumental parts of tracks, ...
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ffmpeg cutting off most audio when adding metadata tags

I'm trying to add metadata id3v2.3 tags to some files I converted to mp3 using VLC media player. Here's the command I'm using: ffmpeg -i "100000A9.mp3" -id3v2_version 3 -write_id3v1 1 -metadata ...
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On a headless linux server, detect if inserted optical disk is audio disk

On a headless Linux server (latest fedora if this is of interest), how can I detect that the inserted optical disk is an audio disk, as opposed to a data disk or a video DVD? There is no desktop ...
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Set different audio channel outputs for different programs

is it possible to assign programs to only output there sound to a specific side? I.e. skype only uses the left speaker/headphone while chrome uses the right speaker/headphone?
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USB device STATUS_DEVICE_DATA_ERROR after reboot, what could be wrong?

It's about older hardware and software, for sure. But one thing I don't get that it is working at the first place and after a reboot it is no longer working. Kind of strange, I don't understand. It's ...
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How can I tell my Win10 PC to connect to my bluetooth headphones?

I've paired some headphones to my PC. I use these headphones for both my phone and my PC. I will frequently come home with my headphones connected to my phone and want to switch them to my PC. ...
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Headphone to line out

My laptop has a headphone out port. My PA wants a line in input. I've been looking for an adapter or a USB to line out. I haven't really found what I think I'm looking for. But then I don't know a ...
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ffmpeg filter_complex multiple filters mute and text

I have 2 ffmpeg commands working fine alone ffmpeg -i test_video.mp4 -vcodec libx264 -filter_complex "drawtext=fontfile=test.ttf:text=awesome:fontcolor=white:fontsize=20:x=0:y=10+th" ...
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Audio Embedded In Powerpoint

I have a powerpoint file which has embedded audio that I am trying to view. The problem is, I don't have powerpoint, but I do have openoffice. While I am able to view the slides in openoffice, the ...
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Where do I get Windows 7 drivers for my Bose Soundlink Bluetooth speakers?

I've successfully paired my speakers with my Windows 7 computer, but they're not working. Device Manager shows two unknown Bluetooth devices, and can't find drivers for them. I couldn't find any ...
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No audio after pausing and resuming Netflix, Hulu and Media Center Windows 7

I just built myself a home theater to use with netflix, hulu, and windows media center. Whenever I pause netflix, hulu or a recorded show in MC and then resume play, there is no sound. If I resume ...
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Imporove voice track in video files mp4 and mkv

Often the voices in a movie or serial will be drowned out by loud music or background noise, often this is deliberate on the part of the studio thinking it improves the drama or what ever. but for the ...
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Skype microphone not working, Surface Pro 3

I have a surface pro 3, with Skype 7.22.0.109 installed on Windows 8.1. When in calls, I can hear received audio, but my microphone will only give static or nothing. I have checked in the settings and ...
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How can I remove the option to eject PCI device from the Windows 10 tray icon?

My ASUS Xonar Essence STX soundcard keeps showing up under the safely remove hardware tray icon in Windows 10 x64. If I 'eject' the device my soundcard stops working. The device that Windows 10 ...
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Set music sound to fixed level in linux

I listen to classical music at work to isolate myself from noise, but classical goes low and high so I need a way to fix the level of sound so when the music goes low the sound goes up and vice versa, ...
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Increasing volume/power levels on USB Audio device (64 bit Windows 7)

I have a USB audio device (Buddy USB 6G) that was cheap and worked great- until I updated windows recently. Now it seems the power/volume reaches its max at about 50% volume, and any further increase ...
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When I hold any key down, sound goes to 0 and wont go back up

I've had this problem for a while and I have done everything that I can find but this still happens. I am on Windows 10 and have the problem since I was on windows 8. Whenever I hold and any key ...
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Using 3ga and 3gp with ffmpeg

I have sometimes converted .3gp files from my Android voice recorder into .mp3, easy as pie - sometimes I combine image(s) and create videos from these recordins for Youtube, but when I try to convert ...
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Headphones stop working in win10

I have a Aerocool Templaruis Excelsus headset wich usually use in my desktop PC (Working perfectly on it) However, gpu broke and now i have to use my laptop a HP Pavilon 15 with windows 10 Now they ...
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Can I use vlc on Linux to convert an audio file to m4a to be played on iPad/iPhone?

I have been working and researching this question for much of the day. I found some online advice and changed an FFMPEG preference (strict conversion to -2) and added an AAC output option. I was able ...
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CentOS 7 - low volume on Chrome

I use Google Chrome on a regular basis, but lately all audio played through it has VERY low volume. Playing the same audio stream (i.e. YouTube!) on Mozilla Firefox is normal. I already went to ...
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New motherboard not outputting right audio channel to splitter

Just finished setting up my OS' after upgrading RAM, motherboard and CPU and quickly discovered that audio wasn't outputting correctly. I currently use a HD650 paired with a Schitt Asgard 2 which in ...
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Crackling Audio issues on LACK of CPU load

I have been trying to track down an intermittent crackling audio issue for YEARS now to no avail. I've checked DPC, memory pagefiles, etc... back when I was running Win7 -- which also had the issue ...
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Read wav file header - possibly with audacity - on linux

On ubuntu linux, I want to be able to inspect a wav file such that I can read the wav header to determine the format. I have the tool audacity which, as an audio tool seems pretty good, but I can't ...
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Convert MKV with DTS audio to MKV with AAC, AC3 or MP3 audio

I have an MKV with multi-channel DTS audio. Using ffmpeg from the command line I want to convert to MKV with either multi-channel AAC, AC3 or MP3 audio. Can someone please tell me command-line for all ...
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Copying audio from a quicktime with ffmpeg

I am trying to copy just the audio from a quicktime. >"C:\Program Files\ffmpeg\bin\ffmpeg.exe" -y -i a.mov -vn -acodec pcm_s16le a.wav Here is my output. Sorry for the formatting. ffmpeg ...
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How can I play some audio through speakers, and some through headset?

Is there a setting so that I can choose to have one program play sound through the speakers, and one program play sound through a headset? This question is related to How do you enable speaker ...
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Why do my car speakers only play background music when the Aux cord is only partially plugged in [closed]

I've looked it up and the only answers I could find didn't seem right. The background stuff always seems pretty good and voices seem to be canceled out. I know it's not a left/right channel thing ...
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Convert m4a to aac without quality loss?

I wanna use a program on an .m4a file, but the program can't handle .m4a. It can handle .aac, however, and the codec of the file is MPEG-4 AAC. Is there a way to convert to .aac (and preferably ...
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How to embed/merge a cue file and an audio file(preferably MP3)?

I recently downloaded a song mix (approx. 2 hrs) from youtube which is in MP3 format. Now, this mix contains various songs (approx 40) from different artists. In video files you are able to see which ...