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Do I need new headphones? [duplicate]

My headphones do not play the actual singing part when I try to play music. They only play backup singing, music, and actual spoken words. Is there a solution?
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Unable to re-encode audio stream with different bitrate using ffmpeg

A similar question has been asked elsewhere without a satisfying answer for me. The following ffmpeg command results in error. When "-c:a copy" is added to just copy the audio stream, the video ...
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Windows 8 lowers volume on using any software that involves the microphone

This is not affected by Do nothing in Sound > Communication tab. So everytime I open a software that may involve microphone usage, my playback volume is automatically lowered. Easily reproducible by ...
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How to totally mute Firefox on OS X?

I sometimes listen to music while working/browsing, and the music is mastered with relatively low average loudness (high dynamic range), so any sound from webpage is like explosion. And there are 2 ...
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Surround sound / stereo using multiple bluetooth speakers?

How would I go about using several Bluetooth speakers as a surround speaker setup? I know I can have them both paired and playing music at the same time* but my research has not shown a way to link ...
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Set up audio in XFCE Ubuntu Chroot

I have a chroot of Ubuntu running on an Android device, XFCE is running and everything is working well, apart from audio which I can not seem to get to work. I have added myself to the audio group ...
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How to record 10 seconds of audio with SoX?

I want to record 10 seconds of audio from my microphone input with SoX. I haven’t found any example in the documentation or elsewhere that would show how to do it. Here’s my current command using ...
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Speaker audio damage?

When I plug-in my speakers and forget to turn off the system before (Edifier S730), I get some kind of VERY high-pitched and loud noise, which starts when the cable is very near from the audio port. ...
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Asus N550JK Multimedia Keys not functioning

I've got a (relatively) new Asus N550JK laptop - I've been using it for a few months but had no music on it - I just transferred all my music over from my PC and ran iTunes, then tried to pause the ...
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Google Chrome adjusts my mic volume in spite of Windows settings

My computer is running Windows 7 64-bit with a soundMAX audio card. In the Sound settings in Control Panel, Windows is set to Do nothing when it detects communications activity. In the microphone ...
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How to play different audio playlists on different sound cards at the same time under a Linux machine?

My Linux machine has 2 different sound cards and runs MPD daemon and MPC client. Is it possible to hypothetically issue a command like: mpc load $palylist0 $soundcard0 and mpc load $playlist1 ...
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Megui shows error after avi upload

Hi Guys Im struggling with avi source into avisynth in Megui. I havent taken audio out but figured I could just put same file into audio input. However I read so many different solutions and I should ...
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Headphone Jack Has Fallen Silent

I have an odd problem, and I'm stumped--which doesn't happen often :P The short version is that the headphone jack on my laptop (Dell Precision M4500, running Win8.1) is not outputting any sound. ...
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Combine audio and video with avconv not merging video

I am trying to combine a ripped stream from YouTube that seems to be in a weird format. Anyway, the video and audio seem to play on their own but when I tried to combine it, the file size is just a ...
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How can i mixing audio streams using ffmpeg

I want 3 audio streams to be mixed and be the length of the longest one of course. Plus! I want to Mixing start at the first stream received. I tried googling since yesterday night, but didn't found ...
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Convert CSV to an MP3 Playlist, then merge the MP3 into a single audio file based on playlist order

I have a Japanese language learning app, which contains several MP3s. I'd like to merge these MP3s into a single file, so I can take the course without using the app (as the App has a terrible ...
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How to prevent sound switching from speaker to hdmi when monitor is reactivated?

After the screen saver kicks in, my monitor is being switched off. When I move the mouse, the monitor is being switched on and grabs the sound. I have to switch back to speaker manually. How do I ...
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How can I fix a choppy video (that has no codec or media damage)?

I have an old video that has been copied from a DVD. The DVD failed during the reading, and both the video and the audio got choppy/lagged, with hundreds of small "stops". However, there is no ...
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How can I get exact delay between audio and video by FFmpeg?

I know how to set delay by "-itsoffset" , But I want to know how to get exact delay time. Please help me . Thanks in advance
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FFMPEG How do I use the apad filter in a chain of filters in filter_complex?

My input is a video file with an audio track. If the audio is shorter than the video I need to extend the audio track to the length of the video. It works great with the apad filter: "C:\Program ...
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How to insert external video segments into an mkv file that uses them already

I have some mkv files with subtitles. They use other mkv files in the same folder at certain points in the video. I also have other files with the exact same video track but different audio and ...
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Find the Realtek ALC number of my audio card?

I'm on windows, don't really wanna get into Linux but will if I have to. I need to find the ALC number of my audio card in my laptop. It's for finding a driver for my OSx86, and I need to know the ALC ...
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ffmpeg filter_complex concat does not include audio

I've managed to put together an ffmpeg filter complex which: Scales an FBI warning (fbi.mp4) to the size ($w:$h) of a training video (train.mp4). Pads the FBI warning so it's centered. Concats the ...
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How to Use Mic On Computer (PC) With 4-Contact TRRS?

I have a Dell PC that have a single input for Microphone and Audio. I connected a Mobile Phone Headset to it. Speakers Work well but Microphone is not working...! What should I do. (When I connect ...
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Are there really audio-video sync issues when playing Blu-ray movies on a pc?

I would like to buy a Blu-ray player for my next PC; it would be an internal one that I would then use with a software like PowerDVD. My monitor will be a Dell U2415, with a 16:10 aspect ratio and ...
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windows7, the headphone device in playback option is gone after I chose don't use this device (don't enable), can't find how to get it back

I just curious and click on disable and now the icon is gone, I don't know how to bring it back
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How to have apps appear on both volume mixers?

I can connect a TV via HDMI. Sometimes both volume sliders appear when I click the volume icon. In that case all apps appear in both volume mixers (with one of them being muted) and I can control the ...
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How to fade an increase in volume at the end of a clip in imovie?

I can see how to fade the volume down at the end of a clip. I would like, however, to increase the volume at the end of a clip. Is there some way to invert the fade fuction? I’ve tried to split the ...
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VLC: how to autostart streaming of audio from linein or mic in?

I'm able to configure VLC manually to stream my microphone or my line-in input via http as an mp3 streaming. It works Now I need to autostart this when windows starts, because my pc is here just for ...
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Anki Cards: Batch import audio media

I have a spreadsheet of over 5,000 cards that I want to import into Anki. On each row, there is a reference to an audio file. Is there anyway to batch import the audio files? I know after the ...
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VSTHost: How to configure “wave devices” without latency/delay problems?

I have this physical connection: "line in" Mike -------------------> Computer And I was using Windows 7 with the following settings: Playback devices --> Recording --> Line ...
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Disable Windows Volume Overlay [duplicate]

Is it possible to disable the Windows volume box that pops up when using the keyboard to change the system volume, or at the very least, make it so it's not clickable? Running a fullscreen ...
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Windows 8.1 Does not Detect Bluetooth Headset

I have the Motorola S11 Flex HD wireless Bluetooth headset which I have had connected to a Windows 8.1 Pro x64 machine with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth for Desktop card. This ...
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Getting VLC to output 5.1 audio

I have an Asus Xonar DG sound card in my computer, with a high end 5.1 speaker system. I would like to be able to play movies on this computer, and if they have 5.1 audio, play them using my surround ...
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Use Terminal Server to play on-hold music

We have a windows server 2008 R2 terminal server that is the only thing in the room with a sound card. Is it possible to have it play an mp3 file as a background service so we can play on-hold music ...
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Annoying buzzing noise in earphones connected to my Laptop

When I connect an Earphones / Headset to my Laptop (an average ~700€ Laptop) like in the following figure, I get a very annoying random buzzing noise in the Earphones. I can clearly hear it when not ...
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no sound playing old quicktime videos on windows 7

I have an old video (2005) that doesn't play sound but actually it did before! I don't understand why. I downloaded QuickTime player 7.7.6 but still nothing. Please, anybody help me
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Connecting bluetooth headset kills wifi internet on laptop PC

I just bought Genius HS-920BT BT headset. I've paired it to my PC on Windows 7. However, when I turned on the "Forward Voip calls to Handsfree" service, in order to use it as my Skype communications ...
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Windows 8.1 Gigabyte GTX 750 dual HDMI monitors only 1 plays sound

I am using Gigabyte GTX 750 which supports dual HDMI out. I have both HDMI cords going to my dual monitor setup (one cord per monitor). The monitors have built in speakers that sound decent so I want ...
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How can I extract metadata (particularly length) from a folder of many audio files in Windows 7?

I have a folder with hundreds of audio files, and the main information I want is the length. I can view it in Windows explorer, but I don't know how to extract it to put it into an Excel file so I can ...
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Seeking FFPLAY command for LIVE Decklink audio input to AVectorScope filters live on screen

My first superuser question. Using FFPlay or FFMPEG I'd like to be able to have visual monitoring of live audio (level meters, vectorscope) real-time on screen from a BlackMagicDesigns Decklink ...
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Remounting DOWNLOADED volume that has been ejected?

I see similar questions regarding remounting ejected USB drives but the solutions don't answer my question. If I have installed a .pkg that has created a volume, and then I have ejected said volume, ...
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Adding audio to video without re encoding

I am looking to add audio to a video without having to re encode the two pieces. I have looked at a few questions on stack overflow followed the answers and i still cant seemed to get it to work, if ...
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Two micro-USB devices issue

After reading the question Why are there no Micro USB to Micro USB cables? and related posts, I stil didn't find any answer to my case. I have bought a car radio that has the possibility to play music ...
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Setting up Icecast (source client) on Windows Server 2012 (no sound card)?

So, Icecast is set-up, but I cannot use Winamp or Mixxx to stream because there is no audio card, so it won't even play it. Is there a way to avoid this? I know that there is virtual audio cable, but ...
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Windows 7 and SPDIF audio

I have a P8Z77 Pro motherboard, and I'm trying to use the SPDIF audio jack to connect to a Home Theather. I have the Realtek HD Audio Manager installed from the motherboard, but I can't get it (or ...
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RealTek sound card driver not working with Windows XP SP2

I’m running Windows XP SP2 and it has no sound. No it’s not on mute. I have recently got a new hard drive and had sound working fine. I have tried to install the driver for the sound card (three ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot detect HDMI audio on older display

My Windows 8.1 PC does not recognize my old HDMI monitor as an audio playback device. Everything was working fine with a newer monitor, but when I switched to the older monitor, I got no sound. I ...
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Erroneous volume level shifts using ffmpeg to convert AC3 in M2TS to WAV

I using ffmpeg to extract audio from non-commercial bluray m2ts video files, for subsequent loudness analysis in AudioLeak or Dolby Media Meter. The m2ts sometimes have AC3 audio and sometimes have ...
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Every 3 minutes or so, my external sound card in Windows 7 stops working and I have to manually reset sound output

I am using Windows 7 want to hear all the sounds through my speakers connected with the red and white cables which are connected to my external sound card; a Roland UA-25EX. But it stops working every ...