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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How to Record Both Mic Audio and Speakers while using headset

I'm trying to record my screen with sound at the same time, but right now, my jack stopped working (it's with the red light) and I have to use a headset so that I can have sound on my Mac. So my ...
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Virtual Microphone and skype

I need to have at least one microphone on Windows to make Skype calls, but i have a VPS with Windows 2003 server with no audio device. I googled a lot and finally i found something called "Virtual ...
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FFMPEG blank tiny audio spot when concating

Ok, im trying to concat some mp3 audio files with the following command: ffmpeg -y -i concat:"1.mp3|2.mp3|3.mp3" -c copy output.mp3 After concating output.mp3 isn't perfect, it leaves some tiny ...
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No audio booting windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro using BootCamp

I've been trying to run Win8.1 on my MBP using BootCamp assistant, but for some reason there is no audio. I've tried everything, including installing all the latest drivers and restarting the boot ...
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Simultaneously playing on multiple audio devices

I am on Windows 7 and I have a monitor with audio capabilities connected via HDMI on the graphics card, a couple of speakers connected to the rear panel as well as a Bluetooth Headset. I use a ...
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Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch

Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch, doesn't matter which website or source i.e. video from youtube, music from flash games and etc. However if I open same content in other ...
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How can I create a script to randomly play an audio file in a designated folder?

I'm attempting to use VoiceAttack to give a voice command to play a song. I'm looking to create a script to randomly play a .mp3 file from a specific folder. I'm on Windows 8.1 My scripting ...
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Windows System Sounds not playing (Windows 8.1 x64)

In the Volume Mixer, when I drag the "Speakers" master volume level slider, I hear the expected Ding. But When I drag the System Sounds slider, nothing. Sound from applications is working normally. I ...
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Line in on osx 10.9.1 missing?

I'm trying to record from line-in but my OSX 10.9.1 does not seem to have a line-in device!? Both system preferences and audio midi only show build in microphone as input. Is this a known issue or ...
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Graphics card causing interference in Headphones

On my computer, when I plug my headphones into my rear headphone port I get great sound quality but when using the more accessible front panel headphone port I get a lot of interference. After a bit ...
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Win7 Audio: save and restore balance/volume profiles (7.1/5.1 speaker setup)

I'm looking for a program or scriptable solution to save and restore audio profiles quickly. Right now i adjust the balance levels manually 1~2 times a day which is a daunting task. I want to have ...
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Win7 Audio - Default Device and Default Communications Device not working together

What do you do when these two devices interrupt each other in such a way, that you for example can't initiate or take a skype call with the default communications device while listening to music or ...
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How do I rip an audio CD to a single file?

Many programs rip audio as one file per track. I'm looking for a program or method that can rip the whole audio CD to a single file. Which program or method can do this in Ubuntu?
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What's the differnce between “Set as Default Device” and “Set as Default Communications Device” in the Sound configuration in Windows 7?

I noticed that there are two similar options in the "Sound" (Soundcard Configuration window->playback tab in the context menu) window in Windows 7. What is the difference between these two options? ...
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Computer Have Sound cannot adjust sound (Arch Linux) (Alsa)

I recently bought a HP Pavillion p100dx and installed Archlinux on it. Everything is working fine except for Audio. At the beginning this laptop was not able to detect the audio device. Since this ...
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Relatek ALC1150: Drivers and 5.1 audio configurations

I just bought an Asus Z87-Pro motherboard with Realtek ALC 1150 HD audio onboard. Since nVidia nForce4 chipset drivers I didn't found any valid audio driver that allows me to manage 5.1 sound sources. ...
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Twitch stream with FFMpeg, multiple audio inputs

I'm using the following script to try and stream my linux desktop to Twitch.tv, I have the stream working, but I want to throw in 2 audio inputs into the stream (one for the game, and one for my mic) ...
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I can't set up default speaker [Win 8.1]

I couldn't find a question that matched my problem here, so if ther is already solution here, sorry for opening new thread. I baught recntly new stationary computer with windows 8.1 and one of the ...
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Where to start de-verb from ? I don't see any shortcut

I was recording some of the screencasts and there was some reverb in the audios of those videos. Than I searched online and found that the reverb can be eliminated or decreased by using a software ...
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Sound Mixer on Windows to mix sound over several output devices

I am looking for software that primarily let me mix sound over all devices, sound-cards etc. For example to have sound mixed over a blue-tooth headset and laptop speakers. It should also be possible ...
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Dolby Digital 5.1 on Linux Mint for ASTRO A40 Headset

I've been having an issue with setting up surround sound for my headset on Linux. Currently, I'm able to receive sound from my computer without Dolby Digital. I'll try to be as specific as possible: ...
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No audio through display port after Windows 8.1 upgrade

I recently bought a new SSD for my laptop (HP ProBook 6450b with Intel HD Graphics and an i3 processor) and decided to install Windows 8 on it, I used Windows 7 on my previous drive. I've run the ...
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Can I make a volume knob that works in Windows? [on hold]

I built a media center computer in an old radio casing. What I would like to do is make the old volume knob work. Is there any way I can do that? I did find Griffin Powermate, which should work on ...
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How to disable microphone auto increase in volume?

My friend on Skype constantly has his microphone volume increased automatically. After he says something in a loud voice the microphone goes back to normal. This also happens on RaidCall. It seems ...
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Getting external speakers to work on HP Pavilion 400 slimline desktop [on hold]

I just got a brand new desktop PC, HP 400-314 model, and my Insignia speakers are not working at all. They are plugged into the correct jack; that being the lime green port on the back of the PC. It ...
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FFmpeg cuts off ~50ms when I extract+convert audio from video

I want to extract the audio stream from many .MOV files with ffmpeg. The goal is to have output files with small file size and perfectly equal sound to the input file. Currently I'm using this ...
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How to feed my speaker to my microphone?

I am chatting on gtalk and want the following things to happen: I am listening a song in Windows Media Player and I want my friend on the gtalk to hear what I am playing on my PC simultaneously I ...
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How to encode audio with Opus codec?

The Opus audio codec looks like the best thing ever for compressing audio. It has recently become supported in the latest ffmpeg and VLC players. However, there is no documentation I can find on how ...
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ulead dvd workshop 2 no sound on win7

i recently upgraded from winXP to win7, and the program stopped playing sound it seems like windows dosent recognize the program at the mixer the windows compatibility mode doesnt seem to fix the ...
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Realtek “Microphone Effects” no longer working

I have a mic plugged into my computer, and I was able to use the "microphone effects" tab here to enable/disable noise suppression and acoustic echo cancellation. Noise suppression off and acoustic ...
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Change framerate on MKV container

I got a problem with playback of some MKV containers (89 items, totalling 196,3 GB). The audio+video are encoded in 25 fps, but the subs are totally out of sync - these are encoded on 23.976 fps. My ...
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Play a sound (maybe WAV?) from Windows line command

How can i play a sound (CPU Beep or wav, don't matter what) using the Windows cmd?
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Link to download Windows 8.1 Microsoft Native High Definition Audio Device?

I recently purchased a laptop with RealTek Audio Drivers. However, I'm experiencing a static noise/hiss sound whenever the sound card is enabled. I read here that to resolve the problem, simply ...
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How to set Windows Sound default settings for a device?

In Windows Sound settings, is it possible to set the default settings for a sound playback device, such as the speaker configuration (7.1 vs Stereo) and the "Default Format" (e.g., 24 bit 48000Hz)? ...
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“reload” mac audio drivers without rebooting

I have an external audio interface (M-audio fast track c400). In order to get my macbook to recognize it (display in audio/midi setup), I have to reboot, which is a hassle. I have had other m-audio ...
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How to prevent all audio and video media from starting in Firefox?

I am really sick and tired of needing to keep my PC muted because I navigate to a webpage and get spammed with auto playing audio or video. Steps I have already done: Removed flash Java is not ...
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How can I stop applications from knowing system volume has been adjusted?

Spotify recently made some changes I disagreed with (doubling cost), and so I no longer have their premium service. This means they play ads after every couple songs. These ads are often very ...
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how do I make my computer only play through my speaker even if headphones are plugged in?

My mini-jack input is broken, so my computer(HP pavilion dv6 Notebook) thinks there is headphones plugged in at all times. If I physically press lightly on the headphone intput location, speakers ...
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Making volume display not show up on screen when using logitech video

Making volume display not show up on screen when using Logitech video I have a Logitech camera that I use with Gmail chat. When camera is active and working. Whenever a sound is loud enough to be ...
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Static sound coming from headphones on Windows 8 laptop

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 17 laptop with Windows 8. When I first plug my headphones into the audio jack it works and it's initially silent. However, after I finish playing any sound from any app ...
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No sound on both Windows and Linux [closed]

I have a computer with many Windows and Manjaro installed. Everything has worked fine for months. Recently, the sound stopped working on both Windows and Linux. On Windows, the sound manager lists ...
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How to set bluetooth headphones as default audio output?

My computer is a laptop Dell Inspiron N5110 with built-in Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 3.0 + High Speed Adapter. I want to use my new Bluetooth headphones Sennheiser MM 500-X as default ...
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Soundmax drivers fail to install

Okay, so here is the problem I have a older Motherboard (ASUS Rampage Formula 1 ... The Original) and I recently decided to install windows 8.1 on to the computer. Without doing any research I later ...
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Find if a short MP3 exists in a longer MP3

I have 2200 MP3s are were cut from longer MP3s in Audacity and export at 128 kb/s. Unfortunately, I would like to have these re-cut at 320 kb/s (the same as the source MP3s). Is there a tool that can ...
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Does the VGA HDMI driver use the installed sound card

I've got a new Asus motherboard Z97-A which includes an on-board VGA and sound card. Currently I'm using the Intel HD4600 VGA's driver as the default output of my computer which sends the audio ...
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Is there a stand alone player for SoundCloud? [closed]

Is there a stand alone player for SoundCloud? To clarify my question, I am looking for something similar to Last.fm that would populate a tracklist based on incoming tracks or a list of favorites, ...
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Easy way to switch default sound output device

I want an easier way to change my default sound device from my sound card to my usb headset. Currently it takes a very precise right click, a left click, another right click, and two more left ...
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Sound starts crackle through hdmi when cpu usage goes high

I built new HTPC with Athlon 5150 (AM1 platform) + Asrock AM1H-ITX. I have installed Linux Mint 17 + XBMC. This machine is connected to tv throught HDMI. It works like a charm except one: during ...
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One VLC instance for different file types

Is it possible to have two instances of VLC Media Player, one that plays WAV files exclusively and the other that plays MP3 files exclusively? I have to often listen to some WAV sound effects files to ...
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HP Z400 front panel audio not working

I have HP Z400 workstation with an internal speaker and runs Windows 7 Professional x64. Initially I was using windows default audio driver and the internal speaker and rear audio jack were working ...