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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Headphones stopped working in Windows (working fine in other OS)

All of a sudden, my headphones stopped working with windows 8 in my laptop. Sound plays fine through built in speakers. Its not a problem with the hardware, because, I dual boot ubuntu and sound plays ...
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Continued troubles with Lexicon Omega USB/Audio/MIDI interface

I have a Lexicon Omega USB/Audio/MIDI interface. I use it with my desktop computer which is getting quite old. First everything was working fine. After a while the unit started to spontaneously ...
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Onboard audio and LAN not working

Yesterday, I cleaned up my pc and both onboard realtek network adapter and realtek audio adapter are stopped working. (I've removed the nvidia geforce 8400gs graphic card and using onboard graphic ...
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Win8 Volume Keeps Changing When Switching Programs, Or Switching To New Tab in Chrome

I've noticed that when I'm playing music through iTunes, YouTube, VLC, etc., that if I switch to certain programs that the volume turns way down. This even happens when switching tabs in Chrome. My ...
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When switching my default playback device on Windows 7, the programs all change to the newly set device

I had it set up so that if I had my default playback device set to HDMI and then I opened Firefox to play Netflix, I could change the default playback device to Speakers and play a game. Once I did ...
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Sync two movies, frame-accurate?

Given video recordings made on two (or more) cameras such as gopros or keychain cameras, and given a "clapperboard" event in each recording, what is a simple way to trim each recording to start with ...
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Is there a way to stream certain sounds through my mic?

So for example, if I wanted to stream music from youtube through my headset to the people in my skype call, is there any way I can do that?
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Windows audio hanging

Every time I am using my computer speakers for more than half an hour, the sound suddenly stops with a small glitch and I'm unable to get it back working, except for restarting the whole computer. ...
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Connecting to two identical bluetooth speakers at the same time

I own two JBL Flip Speakers. They both are able to pair individually via Bluetooth and perform well. When I attempt to make them perform at the same time via the Audio/Midi Setup tool on my Mac ...
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Pulse-audio: add bluetooth as sink

I'm trying to configure Bluetooth Audio System A2DP, but can't add bluetooth as sink: pactl load-module module-alsa-sink device=bluetooth In logs I got the next: ( 110.963| 0.011) D: ...
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Play `wma` files without installing whole Media Feature Pack in Windows x N

I have Windows 8.1 Pro N version installed, which comes without Windows Media Player and 'media features'. This includes no support for *.wma files. I have been looking for a way to install codec for ...
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Play from both headphones/line-out and speakers

I have two displays, each one has a stereo speaker. I have connected my main display to the speaker jack, and the other display to the headphone jack on the front. But I discovered only the default ...
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ffmpeg - complex filter putting 2 videos side by side results in audio out of sync

We have 2 videos. One is a professionally produced video by an artist that performs a song stopping in certain parts to let the user sing. The second video is a stream that is recorded while the user ...
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Does the HDMI port on a video card support audio?

When purchasing a video card based on nVidia or AMD, does the HDMI port support audio as well as video? For what it's worth, I'm running Xubuntu 14.04. Here's an example of a video card with ...
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How to stream audio form my phone to laptop speakers

I have a Blackberry Curve 9220 with Blackberry 7.1 on it. I have a Windows 8 64-bit laptop. I want to stream audio from my phone to my laptop speakers like my laptop speakers are Bluetooth speakers. I ...
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In what format is Audacity processing compressed audio files?

What is Audacity doing with a compressed format when importing an mp3 or flac into it? It looks like it is extracting it When I open a wav file, it looks different - it just processes for a ...
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What is the best format to convert a WMA file into in order to process it in Audacity?

I have a WMA audio recording that I want to process in Audacity in order to remove noise etc but Audacity would not open it. Converting it to mp3 gives the warning that it will lose quality even ...
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Upmix Stereo to (splitted) 5.1 surround

My (and most) onboard Realtek soundcard has a feature called Speaker Fill, which upmixes stereo sound from L (Front Left) and R (Front Right) to the other speakers. This does not happen by simply ...
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How do I convert a batch of audio files on Windows?

I have a folder structure like this: -dir1 -subdir1 -subdir2 -file1.wav -file2.wav -dir2 -etc... Inside the folders are thousands of audio files that need to be ...
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How to bulk rename audio files so that the file name matches the title metadata (preferably using Foobar2000)?

I have some audio files for which I used Foobar2000 to get the proper tags (Title, Artist, Album, etc), so now they have their proper titles when loaded in Foobar and other players, but they still do ...
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Popup notification for microhone mute

I need to create a script or a batch file to show a notification-like balloon (or a message or icon) when my microphone is muted and unmuted. I understand this can be achieved by task scheduled but I ...
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No microphones working on desktop

I have a laptop with Ubuntu on it and a desktop with Windows 7 on it. I always used my laptop for my microphone needs and stuff, until I moved my desktop into another room and kept the laptop in ...
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How can I download an embedded .swf file that involves the video.limelight.com site?

I would like to extract the audio streams from www.springforesthealingfestevent.com - I can't figure out how to go about doing this. I usually can grab just about anything through Chrome using IDM - ...
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pulseaudio no sound after su to root, no default audio device configured

This behavior exhibits at least in Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 14.04. I'm playing sounds via the play command from the sox package from the command line. It works fine with me, the user who logs into X. ...
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Windows 7/Bluetooth Headset : Microphone has disappeared

Windows 7/64 using Skype with H800 Logitech Headset. I can still hear through the headset but the microphone does not work and as far as Windows is concerned the H800 no longer has a microphone. This ...
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Only play audio on HDMI source

I'm not even sure how to sum this into a proper question. My setup is the following: Intel HD Graphics (onboard video Intel H61 HDMI) Running 1 monitor from DVI Running Digital TV from HDMI The ...
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Ubuntu sound issues

I have installed ubuntu on my pc two days ago, today I was trying to solve the sound problems, but without success. In the beginning ubuntu didn't recognize any sound card. That's why I installed the ...
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Interference of noise when playing audio/video

A sort of noise is getting interfered when I play audio/video in any player. During some instance the audio or video is played very slowly for some seconds(along with noise)and plays normally after ...
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Choosing Audio-out for Apps

I have a question regarding the use of seperate audio outputs for seperate apps. So I would theoretically be able to put music on speakers while listening to something different on headphones. (not ...
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Play two files in VLC dummy and give sout parameters to both of them

I want to add multiple files to VLC's web interface. And the commands below do exactly that. Two files are added to the VLC's web interface's playlist. But as you can see, that's not all I wanted - ...
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How to invert sound coming in through speakers and play it back? [duplicate]

Hi I know in Audacity you can record a sound, invert it, and then play it, but I'm looking for something automatic. Basically this program would listen to all sound coming in, invert them, and then ...
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Windows 7 automatically adjusting volume (normal fix does not work)

Windows keeps automatically lowering music volume when other sounds play. For example, while playing a game or watching a video and something loud happens (such as an explosion), the music volume ...
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Hearing disturbing murmer when headphones are plugged in

This question has been here for a few times already, still no reasonable answer has been given yet. I have bought a brand new notebook and installed audio drivers and codecs, everything works just ...
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Foobar2000's $strstr always returns 0?

I try to distinguish between my classical music and the rest to show the composer field instead of album artist if genre contains 'Classical'. Note that I can't just use $strcmp because I use multiple ...
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Change base volume of device (Windows 8)?

I own an USB speaker, since I found the audio quality of builtin speakers far from sufficient. Sadly however, it doesn't have an analogue volume control. The volume buttons on the device simply change ...
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Dual Speaker audio output using realtek

Last night, I was trying to use my woofer as my speaker, but it does not quite do the same thing as a normal speaker can, its full of bass. So, I thought of tweaking Realtek, and saw a setting in ...
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Recording microphone and computer audio at the same time in Windows 8

How can I make my computer record computer audio and microphone audio at the same time (stereomix or otherwise). I've tried to set up defaults several ways and none of them seem to work. I'm using a ...
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Remote Audio, wanting to speak through remote PC's local mic

How can I attend webinars or adobe connect meetings online and be able to do both talk and listen while connecting to my pc remotely, I have both Teamviewer and Logmein and none of them seem to work I ...
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Sound on my headphones is too high

Sound from my USB headphones is way too loud. I have to keep everything on total minimum, otherwise it's too high. Screenshot bellow shows highest acceptable volume for me. On Youtube where you can ...
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Computer makes buzzing sound when windows are open

I am visiting my parents. I notice their screen makes a buzzing sound when a window is open. the tone changes when the window is reduced. The tone stops when i close the window. I am guessing, this is ...
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Audio and video streams merging

I receive two streams. One of them is audio and the second is video. After that i mix them and send like "rtmp" stream. But the problem is video stream falls every 3-4 minutes and i need that "ffmpeg" ...
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Is there a Foobar2000 component that would display only the playing playlist in the Default UI?

I use 'Tabs' to display the components that I want in the Default UI. Under one of the Tabs I have 'Playlist view' and under another I have 'Playlist tabs' I use the later to keep playlists that I ...
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FFmpeg map optional (audio) stream

I use this command to produce a file scaled and with an overlay image: ffmpeg -i input.* -i overlay.png -filter_complex "[0:v]...; ...[1:v]overlay=... ... [resultingvideo]" -map "[resultingvideo]" ...
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ffmpeg slow down video and audio leads to garbled audio

I am using this command: ffmpeg -i test-video.mp4 -filter_complex "[0:v]setpts=(2/1)*PTS[v];[0:a]atempo=.5[a]" -map "[v]" -map "[a]" slow-output.mp4 And the audio that comes out is very "digital" ...
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Speakers and Audio Jack not working on windows 8

Computer: Asus S56C- runs windows 8.1 So a few months ago my cat knocked over a cup of milk on my laptop, and I quickly removed the battery and took the computer apart to dry, etc. and everything was ...
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Get audio stream from file saved with VLC

I captured a video using vlc -vvv addressToSource --sout file/ts:a.alpha vlc -vvv addressToSource --sout file/ps:b.beta file a.alpha contains 1 audio stream and works fine. file b.beta contains 3 ...
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pairing a bluetooth stereo transmitter to my computer

Is it possible to pair an a2dp audio transmitter to my PC to record audio information? I have no problem pairing with an audio receiver but I want to be able to wirelessly record audio with at least ...
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What is Stereo Mix supposed to be used for in Windows?

I have added Stereo Mix to my recording devices on my laptop running Windows 7 after I have installed the driver for my soundcard (the sound was working until then with the driver from Microsoft, but ...
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what do i do after editing a *.c file in the linux kernel

I have been having sound issues with the VT1802 AKA VT2002 I have copied over a possible fix into the file patch_via.c in dir /var/lib/dkms/oem-audio-hda-daily/0.201405052014~ubuntu13.10.1/build/ ...
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How to restore the default profiles to corsair vengeance 1500 USB control panel equalizer

I want to retrieve the initial settings for the "music + bass" profile for my corsair vengeance 1500 usb dolby 7.1 gaming headset. Whilst listening to music, and flicking through the presets, I ...