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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Listen to audio of a virtual machine in the background?

I know it's a weird question but the scenario is that I am a Windows user and I made a script which reports "something" with a sound in a Debian virtual machine, but when I have it minimized I can not ...
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Is there a simple audio player that can be remote controlled with UDP or TCP commands? [closed]

Is there a simple audio player that can be remote controlled with UDP or TCP commands? The control needed is very simple: Stop Play Pause Volume up Volume down Next Track Previous Track
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Concatenate video files with mute audio

I am using FFmpeg commands to concatenate five video files. One of the files has only video, no audio. When I concatenate the files, the video is stitched properly but I have a problem with audio: the ...
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No audio with :start-time

Using the :start-time (or --start-time) option with VLC on the command line usually causes no audio to be played. There seem to be "sweet spots" where it does -- e.g. vlc foo.mkv :start-time=601 ...
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Why is the pavucontrol level indicator jumping while nothing plays?

The level indicator in the screenshot does jump around even if nothing is playing. The indicator also reasonably represents sound levels when music is playing. I dont have any mediaservers running ...
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Realtek HD Audio manger doesn't detect microphone

For some reason, a couple weeks ago, realtek stopped giving me the "Microphone" option when I plug in an audio device. This is what it shows when I plug a microphone in: It doesn't show a ...
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is it possible to convert .nmf audio file to .wav format

Can audio files in "nmf" format be converted to "wav" format? If so, what is the appropriate tool to do so? If it cannot be converted, then what is the workaround? Some sites on the net say that ...
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How to use synchronous endpoint of USB audio device?

I want to play the same sound over several USB audio devices in sync. Last time I tried something like this was about 2001 and it was successful -- and the pair of Griffin iMics I used back then still ...
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gstreamer: stream g726 encoded audio over rtp

I am trying to stream adpcm (G726: bitrate=32kbps, sampling=8000hz), audio from a host to a client through RTP: I have tried following commands from the client(receiver) and the host(sender). Both ...
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Chrome will not load a web page with an <embed> element

I have been trying to get a simple sound web page going: Sound.html <script> function PlaySound () { var sounder = document.getElementById ("ToneA") ; sounder.Play () ; } ...
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Asus R510D with Windows 8: Want to change volume with one button, rather than fn+F10/F11/F12

I have a new Asus laptop (R510D-FH11), and I would like to change the volume with one keystroke. As it is, I have to hold down fn+F10 or fn+F11. Because of my keyboard layout and average-sized female ...
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Change Audio title from English to Sinhalese using ffmpeg

I insert an extra Sound track in my video file and it works well. ffmpeg -i news.mov -i news.wav -map 0:0 -map 0:1 -map 1:0 -pass 1 -vcodec libx264 -preset fast -b 512k -minrate 512k -maxrate 512k ...
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Broadcast foobar2000's audio output as a (local) stream

My main entertainment machine is a windows 7 pc, where I use foobar2000 to listen to music. In the same network, I have a raspberry pi (with raspian), and I am curious what's the easiest way to get ...
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Windows Movie Maker 2012 No Sound issue with Windows 8.1

I've windows 8.1 pro Build 9600 x64 installed, I have recently installed Windows Movie Maker 2012 (Latest) via Windows Live Essential, Now when I run Movie Maker it disable Movie Maker sound as well ...
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How to play WAV file through Network Paging Interface [closed]

In our building we have a Viking Paging ZPI-4 Interface for our intercom. The interface receives data from our Asterisk Phone system via a Cisco SPA112 Port Adapter which has it's own IP address on ...
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ASUS 946gz7ma mainboard multimedia audio controller

Recently, I have installed Windows 7 ultimate, all drivers loaded up just fine, but I have issues with audio. Multimedia Audio Controller shows up with yellow triangle under Device Manager. Any ...
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Removing expanded dynamic drive without deleting data

I needed more space on three dynamic volumes (temporarily), so I used a spare drive to extend the dynamic drives. Now there is enough space for the dynamic drives to be shrunk back to their original ...
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Media Keys suddenly not working?

The Play/Pause, Stop, SkipForward and SkipBackward keys on my CM Quickfire TK keyboard have suddenly stopped working. These keys were working before, I don't know what has changed to make them not ...
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How to batch multiplex audio and video track files with ffmpeg

I think that everybody knows that problem about downloading 480p & 1080p videos from Youtube, and that the only way available for many Download programs is to download the Video and Audio Tracks ...
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FFmpeg add multiple audio files to video at specific points

I have two audio files, each about 3 minutes long. I want to take the first 10 seconds of each file and add them each to a video file at specific points - 0 seconds and 10 seconds. So the resulting ...
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7.1 Suround Sound through one 3.5mm jack

I have a headset (a Logitech G430) for which I have lost the adapter. There are two plugs on the headset: mic and audio. The adapter enabled 7.1 surround sound on the headset. I am looking for a way ...
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Creative X-Fi no sound in Windows 7x64 (Passthrough)

I am running a virtual Windows 7 x64 installation with qemu-system-x86_64 and a Creative emu20k2 Elite Pro (Titanium) soundcard passthroughed (with vfio) to the windows 7 machine. I passthroughed the ...
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Break or Lag in Audio from PC

I'm experiencing Audio breaks in my PC when played any Song in VLC Media Player or iTunes. But Windows Media Player works fine. What is the reason? Note - I have tried re-installing all my Audio ...
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Setup for a live (low-latency) audio video broadcast over Wi-Fi?

The Upgrade We are capturing audio (from mixer) and video (from a camera) from a main auditorium and passing it to separate rooms within the building. We used to have done this via manual ...
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a computer issue that has stumped many - iTunes/VLC/any audio starts skipping after several hours

I gave an old desktop to a buddy of mine. It was in use as a fileserver/media server in my apartment, and I finally did some upgrades, yada yada. It was perfectly fine here. Problem description: ...
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Why both headphones and speakers are active on my windows 8.1?

When I plug in my headphones into my laptop, speakers remain active. I have mute speakers mixer so they don't play sounds when headphones are plugged in, but the problem is, some of applications only ...
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Sound management when using multiple displays

I have a Lenovo AIO computer which is connected by HDMI cable to a TV as a second display. The two displays work perfectly visually and have done for months, but I am having problems with the audio. ...
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Volume lowers sounds automatically

the volume from my windows 7 computer lowers automatically. Regarding the several "similar questions" that have been posted to SU.com before, they have never been properly answered. Questions for ...
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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 ...