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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" test_video_text....
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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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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 ...
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All audio/video is stuttering

I am running Windows 10 Pro x64. Sometimes, without any obvious reason or trigger, all audio and video playback - no matter if it's youtube, VLC, Spotify, the Windows sounds - starts stuttering ...
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Is there a way to delay video?

I bought a harman kardon speaker and I uses hdmi projector. Everything is awesome. I can even play game. However, if I watch movie there is a delay on sound. Which is strange. I don't see that sound ...
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Input Audio from TV to GPU via HDMI's ARC Technology then Output to Speakers Connected to a STX

Reason: I noticed 4 devices on the "recording" section of program I am using. Screenshot of NVidia AUX input connectors. I want to be able to access these hopefully to pass audio back from my TV to ...
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Win10 sound devices pop up on startup and device change

My windows 10 x64 pro installation has a rather annoying behavior on every startup or audio device change like connecting a HDMI cable with sound capability or connecting a usb sound card. It always ...
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Logitech G930 Multimedia (G-key) functionality in Ubuntu Gnome

I have a Logitech G930 Headset with 3 Multimedia Keys(G-Keys), a surround sound/stereo switch, mute mic button, volume control scroller. Problem(s): Main 1. Google Chrome does not detect any key G ...
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How can I extract audio from a Youtube video as a .wav or .aiff file? [duplicate]

As treated in this related question, I would like to download the sound of a YouTube video. But I would like to have the sound in the lossless .wav or .aiff format. Do you have any suggestions for ...
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Some tracks from my MP3 CD won't play in my car…?

I have fabric player radio.. from the car itself , so it's supporting MP3, but sometimes , not sometimes almost always when i record a mp3 CD for my car, some tracks are not playable.. they skip to ...
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How to Create Keyboard Macro to Adjust Sound Level Momentarily

Basically what I'm trying to do is figure out a way to somehow reduce the sound output level of my system to a certain level (say half volume) and bind that to a keyboard shortcut. Ideally, the volume ...
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Bluetooth headset configure control keys

I have Motorola Bluetooth headset (HT820) and it works well with iTunes on my Macbook (i.e., control keys including play/pause, next, pre). But all the time I use mpd (ncmpcpp or mpc client) to listen ...
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Routing PC line-in and line-out to USB headphones

I would like to use a single pair of (wireless) headphones at work. Right now I have three(music, Skype, and Cisco). A good pair of USB gaming headphones can solve the first two. What I can't figure ...
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Bluetooth headphones, multipoint, sound distortion during the conversation when listening music

I have Philips SHB8850 headset paired with Android 5.1.1 and computer Windows 10 with Bluetooth driver version Microsoft 10.0.10586.212 (in Bluetooth Settings> Hardware> SHB8850> Properties> Driver). ...
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Spotify ads are very too loud comparing to the music volume

I recently installed Spotify on my PC. I'm listening music approximately at half of the volume bar. When an ad starts, this is terribly too loud comparing to the music volume. Probably twice ...
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Audio not working with Logitech G930 headset with Arch Linux

I have recently installed Arch Linux via Architect and came across a problem with my headset. I don't get any audio from my headset except system beeps. I can still control the volume with the ...
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HDMI auto switching feature

Is there any option to auto switch to the monitor after connecting to it via HDMI cable in Gnome desktop environment. I know that it's available in Windows and the audio switches to the monitor's ...
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MPC broke my Windows 10 audio

I've been a happy user of Windows 10 for some 6 days. Recently I've discovered that my fav media player VLC has much worse audio quality than any built-in Windows tool, e.g. Groove I've decided to ...
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How to create script to change audio device in SIP Phone on Windows 7

I hope I am posting in the right place, if there is somewhere more suitable, please point me in the right direction! Here is the picture describing what I want to accomplish with a hotkey or a ...
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How to play a movie listening to two sound tracks simultaneously?

I have movie files with multiple audio tracks (in the MKV container). I want to watch a movie while sending one language to the speakers (for the kids) and another language to the headphones (for ...
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Each network operation causes sound interference

Recently I found that each network operation (like opening web pages in browser or loading old ones) causes sound corrupt (digital interference) in listening music or watching video (with sound). ...
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Audio over displayport suddenly stopped working

I used to connect my Surface Pro 3 via DisplayPort to my LG display, playing the sound though the LG. Today when I tried to connect the Surface it didn't worked. I checked if somehow the default ...
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How do I turn off the sound Windows 10 makes when I plug in headphones?

I usually wear headphones at my computer. Every time I plug them in, however, a deafening sound plays through them. How can I remove this sound? p.s. This is less important, and if you don't know don'...
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HDMI->VGA adapter prevents me getting sound from my laptop

My laptop only has HDMI out and the external monitors I have access to here (including a projector) are old VGA-only. I have a HDMI->VGA adapter but when I use this I lose any sound output from the ...
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How to remove silence at the beginning and end of a file with ffmpeg?

Some earlier threads said that the silenceremove filter doesn't support trimming silence from the end? is this still the case? My audio is lossless so I don't need to streamcopy or anything fancy ...
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Native Instruments Maschine Mikro and Linux

After searching a solution wherever I could, I'm resigned to ask it myself. I'm the owner of a Maschine Mikro MKII from Native Instruments and, some months ago, I switched to Ubuntu Gnome (under 15.10 ...
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How to “speaker fill” or “ Stereo upmix” (same sound to all 5.1 speakers) Xonar U5?

I Have Xonar U5 connected to my computer via USB and there are 2x2.1 and a separate center speaker all connected to Xonar U5 with 3.5mm. It all works fine except for one very annoying fact that I ...
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Laptop with 1 audio jack and headset with 2 seperate cables?

I have a laptop, but my laptop have only one audio jack. So i would like to know and ask, is it possible to connect ONLY the microphone from the headset to the audio jack on my laptop and speaking ...
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Disabling “System and compressed memory” (ntoskrnl.exe)

I am very exhausted by this. This program is destroying my computer. I have an ASUS G750 series laptop, which has 16gbs of RAM and a haswell i7 inside it. It is just a year old. I upgraded from ...
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Troubleshoot audio issue

My audio just stopped working without any reason(?) earlier today. I have uninstalled my audio drivers, restarted the PC, installed latest ones and restarted the PC and it still does not work. I got ...
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Serious amount of bluescreens when using Ableton Live 9.2.1 on Windows 10/8.1

Today I wanted to have another studio session using Ableton Live, but my PC kept me from it. I had be working for around half an hour when I got the first bluescreen, SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION it said. ...