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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Bluetooth headset is paired but cant stream music

I want to play music with bluetooth with my headset. - My headset is working on my Android devices. - No driver error on windows. - The headset seems to be connected. The operation "List To Music" ...
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How to use the jack port of a android “Kit kat v4.4 virtual machine”?

I'd like to use the jack port of a Android kit kat v4.4 virtual machine (VMware Workstation 10), but it seems that it's not working. There is no error message, but hopefully it seems that the virtual ...
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How to compile the linux without any audio codecs?

I want "no audio" functionality in an embedded system. So, any idea about how to configure kernel without any audio? Thanks.
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tidal-hifi playback with alsa stops after every song

I am using tidal hifi for music streaming under linux (Mint 17, 64bit) with Chrome. To achieve bit perfect playback I turn off pulseaudio ($killall pulseaudio) to purely use alsa for audio processing ...
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ALSA/Pulse: How to AVOID upmixing in 6-channel mode?

So, I have the following setup: Gigabyte B75M-D3V motherboard w/ Intel HD Audio (Realtek ALC887-VD chip) Linux 3.17.4 x86_64 Debian testing (jessie) Originally, I was using straight ALSA, because ...
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Headphones not working on Ubuntu 14.04

My headphones are not working on my Ubuntu 14.04 partition, but they work on my Windows 7 ones. What happens is once I plug my headphones in, they are detected by the OS, but I can’t hear a thing. ...
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3.5mm headphone to USB adapter not working

I recently purchased a 3.5mm Headphone & mic to USB adapter by 3d sound. Although the device has no printed model number, educated guesswork leads me to believe it is the "C-Media USB 3D Audio ...
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Pi, PCM audio, continuous signal needed

I am using a Raspberry Pi running Volumio 1.5 to stream my music from a uPnP NAS server. It's headlessly controlled by BubblePnP on my Android phone. The Pi has been upgraded with HifiBerry Digi, ...
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Prevent applications from changing audio input gain

I have a USB mixer that is recognized by Windows as a USB microphone (as per the manufacturer's instructions). My microphone and other inputs are plugged into this mixer. Every once in a while when I ...
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FFmpeg build configuration for just AAC, MP3, WAV

I need to use ffmpeg for just converting audio files between AAC, MP3, WAV only. So I want to compile ffmpeg for my requirement. But I don't know best ./configure bla bla bla... commandline for my ...
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Stream all sounds over wireless network to stereo amp (low latency for watching movies)

I've read up alot on this topic, but couldn't find anything really sufficient yet. The goal is to stream all the sound I'm hearing from my Windows machine via my wireless network to my stereo amp. ...
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How to restore sound after using Windows Remote Connection?

I have used the remote connection from windows to connect a windows to another (both win 7) and after I logged off, there is no sound at all on the remote pc. Before connecting the first time, I ...
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Windows 7 redirect sound from to speakers to just one speaker

I have a pc with windows 7 installed and a speaker connected at the rear (one connection two speakers). The problem is that the right speaker does not receive signal beacause a problem with the cable. ...
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How to change volume of music in Chrome?

I need a way to decrease the volume just in Chrome. The music comes from Google Play Music and there is no volume settings. I'd like to listen to Google Play music and also hear combat effects from a ...
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How to setup ALSA Linux audio to Virtual machine sound card?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop 64 bit installed on an HP Probook 4440s machine. On said machine I have installed VMware Workstation (version 10.0.3 build-1895310) as my default Virtual machine app. I ...
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Crackling sounds and video framming when playing games

I recently brought an Asus X550L laptop.It came preinstalled with Windows 8.1.From the start its been a bit slow.( 'This PC' takes a while to display the harddrives). But the real problem occurs when ...
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How to get optical 5.1 surround audio output Retina MacBook Pro from Logic Pro X

I have a 2014 MacBook Pro Retina and a set of Logitech z906 speakers which has two TOSLink optical line-in ports. I bought a mini-TOSLink to TOSLink cable on Amazon which arrived this morning, and I ...
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Highpitch buzzing sound and audio record out put being low

I set my laptop window8 microphone to 2 High Definition Audio Device on a max 100 it gives a very annoying high pith buzzing sound But reduce to 80 its gone.Also when the boost slide on, on any level ...
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Audio Input and Output problems

There's a problem with my audio that I searched all over Google but never found an answer. So what happens is that when I plug earphones in, the sound would come out from the speaker instead. In order ...
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Merge .mp3 and .png into .mp4? (Not one by one) [duplicate]

Any way to do that without a watermark or doing it one by one? I found ways to convert audio to video but then I get a black screen. I found a way a way without the black screen, but you can only do ...
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Old ALSA application and PulseAudio

I have an very old application, from repository - it's soundmodem (for amateur AX.25 radio packets). I'm using Linux Mint 17 with default sound driver, it's PulseAudio. Options in application ...
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Internal S/PDIF connector on Gigabyte Z97 motherboard

I've ordered a Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 motherboard as part of a new system I'm building, here: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4955 Here's the back panel: ...
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Is there any difference between computer speakers and a hi-fi?

At my parents house I used my computer hooked up to my stereo, I got my sound through there. It always sounded much better than typical cheap little £20 computer speakers. Now I have moved elsewhere ...
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Is there software for improving the intelligibility of speech under fast playback?

There are several option for playing back audio and video, such as a podcast or lectures, at a high rate of speed without distorting the pitch. However, I find even with the correct pitch that ...
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Microphone produces humming noise

I have bought new headset and the headphones are working correctly, but if I connect the mic it produces low frequency humming noise. The microphone is connected using 3.5 jack. The noise is not white ...
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Connect my phone audio(headphones/mic) to computer's (mic/headphones) jack?

I would like to connect my lumia 925 phone to laptop's mic and headphone (windows 7). In more detail: Mobile's audio (output signal) to computer's mic jack (input signal) and mobile's mic (input ...
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How would you digitalize your VHS? [closed]

I have the USB device for it (Avermedia Ezmaker 7), and it works perfectly. I connected it to VCL just to have a preview, I managed it and it is also perfect - no audio/video asyncronization. But I ...
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Three pins, six channels

I hqve a set of Logitech X530 speakers which have 5 speakers and a sub. After moving apartment, I no longer have the two rear speakers, just front left, front right, center and the sub (they were ...
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About soundcloud.com [closed]

If I upload some sound to my account on soundcloud and copyright holder don't allow to download their music for free... What next? The sound will be deleted? Like these new music albums that I buy ...
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Why is my microphone's volume level keep resetting?

For some reason the microphone volume level keeps setting itself back to 0 and i have no idea why. This has nothing to do with Skype or MSN Messenger and setting the communication tab to "Do Nothing" ...
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Laptop window 8 TOSHIBA satellite C850 sound button not working

When I press the sound button it normally comes up with the sound volume on the let hand side. But today when I pressed the sound button its not coming up nor changing the volume. however the sound is ...
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Wav files recorded with Zoom digital audio recorder registers no volume in my PC editing system

I am a video editor. I paid an audio pro to record voice-over for me, which he did using a Zoom recorder. He played one for me from his Zoom and it had volume. The wav files transferred to my media ...
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FFmpeg - Cut video into segments, transcode them individually, then concatenate & output to .ts

This is a follow-up question to audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg What I'd like to achieve is the following: Cut an input video into chunks Transcode each chunk (video and audio) ...
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How to remove section of audio from video file?

I have a short video clip with audio. Towards the end is a voiceover that I want to remove. I'm trying to use avidemux to edit this, but I don't see any way to remove just a portion of the audio. ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Windows Backup to 4TB volume (2x2 TB raid0) - Possible?

is that possible to backup windows server 2008 using wbadmin to 4tB (2x2tb raid0) volume? im wondering if that will have the same issues, when trying to backup windows server 2008 to single 3TB hard ...
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Computer not producing sound nor recognizing headphones

I recently got my computer repaired and will be taking it back as soon as I can to get this resolved (as it wasn't and issue prior) but would love some ideas of what is going wrong. So if I play ...
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How do I route audio to my HDMI port instead of the display port

My Dell Studio 1747 notebook has an ATI radeon HD 4650 graphic card. The card has both HDMI as well as Display port output. However, the audio routes to the Display port instead of the HDMI. Since ...
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How to separate Onboard soundcard sound from USB Headphones

I would like to use my onboard soundcard (Realtek) to play music out of for my wife on the speakers, While I use my USB headphones to listen to and play a video game. I know it's possible as I've done ...
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audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg [duplicate]

I'm trying to do the following: cut an input video into segments and convert these segments in the same step concatenate the transcoded segments back together in an output file The steps that I'm ...
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Toshiba Laptop showing strange sound behaviour

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 laptop. Suddenly I am facing a strange sound problem. Whenever I play any audio/video player, after a few minutes the sound just stops. But if I choose to go to next ...
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Playing audio on mouseover in Firefox with NoScript installed

I am using Firefox Web browser with NoScript. I want to hear pronunciation of words on a website such as: http://dictionary.reference.com/ A Straightforward solution is that I can uncheck Forbid ...
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Windows 8 laptop making repetitive “USB disconnect sound” and mouse/keyboard won't work

I have a tablet PC with a wireless mouse that I keep plugged into the USB port. The mouse and keyboard are only working intermittently and it keeps making the "USB Disconnect" ding-duh-ding sound. If ...
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(Lossless) conversion of stereo mp3 with one silent channel to mono

I have a couple of mp3s that are stereo but one of the channels is silent, quite annoying to listen to, especially in earphones. I can't get new recordings (the tracks are bootlegs with unknown ...
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New motherboard, audio device detected, but no sound heard

I had a PC with an old motherboard and CPU (ASUS A7V8X + Intel Core2Duo). Some days ago I decided to upgrade Motherboard, CPU and RAM. I bought an ASUS H61M-K and an Intel core i3-3220, with a ...
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Why can I hear my hard drive, mouse, screen, etc on my speakers?

So this is a long-term problem. I've had it for literally years! I feel sometimes it fades but I think I just get used to it and tune it out for months at a time. Basically, I can hear interference ...
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Volume Low in Chrome Browser

Volume for audio and video sounds too quiet in Chrome, e.g. on YouTube. I have tried restarting it (via the actual exit option) and then I tried restarting the computer. Running Windows 8.1. Volume ...
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Soundblaster X-Fi CMSS 3D issue

I have a 5.1 system and I play it through the Sound Blaster X-Fi MB audio card. As I'm playing a stereo file, I have enabled CMSS 3D upmixing (surround). It used to play for a while. But when I played ...
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panasonic sd-audio format, does it exist?

I was wondering if anyone knows about sd-audio. I've a panasonic strada car audio head (from japan, in japanese, so I cannot understand much). It has sd card plugin, and menu item called sd-audio. ...
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VLC and MPC-HC struggle to play m2ts with srt subtitle. Any other ways to use m2ts with srt?

So, I've got a m2ts file with the following parameters: Format : BDAV at 34.2 Mbps Length : 12.0 GiB for 50mn 8s 10ms Video #0 : AVC Aspect : 1920 x 1080 ...
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Windows 7 lost it's sounds after power shortage

I had my PC on and after a power shortage, Windows 7 lost all it's sounds. The speakers work fine, I can play music, movies, games and everything, it's just the Windows sounds that are out for some ...