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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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0answers
9 views

iTunes song counter pausing during playback

This question is related to a previous question of mine (iTunes playback skipping on some songs), but this is on a brand new PC I've built for them. The song counter/timer for playback is still ...
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4answers
2k views

How can I disable the feature where OSX launches iTunes when external speakers are connected?

There is that feature where iTunes gets automatically launched on OSX when an external speakers are connected (Bluetooth or 3.5mm jack headphones). I happen to prefer another application to listen to ...
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0answers
104 views

DVD Rips not plying AC3 5.1 Audio in iTunes

So I have been trying for months now to get iTunes to play my dvd rips with the AC3 track. I have 2 audio tracks on all my files, just like how you would download a movie from the iTunes store. One ...
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0answers
18 views

iTunes volume slider on windows is buggy

I'm using iTunes 11.1.2 on a Windows 7 machine (64bit), and I always noticed a bug on the sound slider of iTunes (also the previous versions); the volume slider doesn't reflect its position. If I ...
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1answer
339 views

afconvert: Difference between AAC formats: 'aac ' 'aace' 'aacf' 'aach' 'aacl' 'aacp' 'alac' 'paac'

When using afconvert for AAC output, I find little documentation on the format variants under the m4af category: 'aac', 'aace', 'aacf', 'aach', 'aacl', 'aacp', 'alac', 'paac'. I can guess probably ...
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0answers
90 views

QuickTime Player sounds much better than iTunes

I am playing a 320 kpbs encoded music MP3 in iTunes and the sound is substantially worse than the exact same file played back in QuickTime Player (Max OS X 10.8.5). I have maxed out system volume and ...
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0answers
136 views

How to play same music through computer speakers as well as network audio with Windows Media Player?

I want to be able to use Windows Media Player in the same manner as iTunes using the computer speakers as well as network attached speaker system. When I use the Play To feature this works fine but ...
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1answer
108 views

Looking for a music organizer, with possible cloud features [closed]

I am looking for a music organisation app for a mac with quite specific requirements. I have resorted to a forum after a fair time googling and trying out several apps. My friend, who is a music ...
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2answers
314 views

Ripping DVD's for iTunes and 5.1 sound

I have spent the past few days trying to find a solution here. I want all my DVD's on my pc so as my DVD's can stay new and scratch free. I started out with the trial of DVDfab. Things seemed to be ...
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1answer
401 views

Access audio from Linux server on iPad Mini [closed]

This is driving me crazy, I'm trying to enable playback of mp3s/flac audio stored on a home linux server on a iPad mini. Please can someone explain what software is required on the linux side of ...
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2answers
344 views

Data CD for audiobooks?

I'm trying to burn my .mb4-audiobook files to a CD. I was impressed by the compression-rate (10 hours of audiobook within 150MB?!). The problem now is, that I cannot burn it as an audio CD as these ...
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3answers
189 views

Why do 700 MB blank discs only fit what iTunes says is about 150 MB of songs?

Why do 700 MB blank discs only fit what iTunes says is about 150 MB of songs? I've always assumed that it writes the songs in a different way than they're stored on the computer's hard drive. Is ...
2
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1answer
291 views

Linking album art in iTunes or other

Is there a way to link album art instead of embedding it into the file (which increases the size...)? If I have a number of audio files in a folder with no embedded album art, and I put a image file ...
1
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1answer
378 views

How to play an MP3 file with louder sound?

I tried playing an MP3 file with VLC player and iTunes both with largest volume of the player and the Mac OS X system. The former seems to play a little louder (any way to quantitatively measure?) I ...
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2answers
1k views

How can I control iTunes remotely

I have a desktop with a large music library connected to a high quality stereo and I'd like to be able to control which songs are playing, and in an ideal world, make playlists, using a laptop. ...
0
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1answer
90 views

iTunes not playing without audio devices connected to audio port

I am trying to use iTunes to loop through a playlist of videos – I do not need any audio output for these videos. If I unplug the audio device (headphones, speakers, etc.) from the audio jack on the ...
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1answer
256 views

Where can I download fluke?

I am a Mac user, playing media using iTunes. I recently heard about using fluke to import FLAC files into iTunes, but it seems that the fluke project isn't around any more. All links pointing to it ...
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3answers
4k views

iTunes is playing sound through wrong speakers

I have a Windows 7 laptop (Dell Inspiron) and I'm trying to simply listen to music through headphones. This process used to work flawlessly. Something changed and now iTunes (as well as WMP and any ...
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2answers
39k views

Computer volume drops when USB deviced plugged in

This is really an odd issue. When I close the laptop (I use it on a docking station; it doesn't leave the docking station when this issue occurs) or when I open iTunes, the volume output on the ...
1
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3answers
6k views

How does iTunes 128 kbps AAC compares with LAME MP3 (-V 2, or -preset fast standard)?

I've been ripping my CD's to MP3 using LAME, with -preset fast standar (or -V 2), since audio listening tests find that LAME with these settings is transparent and as good as top quality Ogg Vorbis or ...
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2answers
1k views

Can I switch audio device for a running program on Windows XP?

Is there a way I can switch the audio playback device on Windows XP for a running application such as iTunes or Adobe Flash when those applications lack an interface for changing the playback device? ...
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1answer
51 views

iPod/iTunes Artists show splitted!

I have OST mp3 albums with songs from one to multiple artists. For example, please consider the artists tags as below: Album1.File1 - Artist1 Album1.File2 - Artist2, Artist1 Album1.File3 - Artist2, ...
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1answer
4k views

Why is iTunes starting and stopping play randomly, and how do I stop it?

Since yesterday morning my copy of iTunes has been starting and stopping randomly. If iTunes is not running, then it opens and sometimes begins playing, other times sits idle. Eventually, after a ...
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2answers
1k views

Is there a way to play iTunes U files at 2x speed?

I'd like to keep my iTunes U audio files organized in the iTunes U category in iTunes; however, I can't seem to do that AND find a way to open the option to play at variable speeds for these audio ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Using Apple TV as default output sound device

I have an OS X box running iTunes on it. I play music with iTunes connected to an Apple TV. In iTunes I can select Apple TV as the output sound device. Am I able to do that with any other application? ...
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1answer
3k views

How do I perform volume leveling on my entire iTunes library?

A number of songs are either really quiet or really loud, so I want to redo all volume leveling. I know it is done when songs are imported, but I can't figure out how to redo it when I want to.
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2answers
679 views

Mac Pro | Can I listen to two audio sources, each on a separate jack?

My iTunes library plays out of the rear audio jack on my 2007 Mac Pro tower (MacPro1,1 // Snow Leopard). I'd like to have the front jack with headphones exclusively available for other sounds ...
11
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6answers
24k views

Is there a way to set iTunes to play in mono?

I've got a set of speakers, but one of them doesn't work. Is there any way to get iTunes to output to mono, but with both channels? I'm on Leopard, and going to System Preferences » Sound » Output ...
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2answers
3k views

SoundCheck in iPhone and iTunes

I recently switched from using a Creative Zen Vision: M to an iPhone as my primary music player. With the Zen I used a program called MP3Gain to set the ReplayGain tag in the MP3, and that combined ...