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13 views

Surround Field setting/plugin for Foobar2000 or Winamp?

I am currently trying JRiver Media Center 19 for playing music. There is a "Surround Field" setting in JRiver that I really like a lot, it makes the sound quality much better. I was wondering if ...
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28 views

My PC causes Google Music to stutter

I recently got intereseted in Google Music, but I have a problem (it seems that only me, since my friends aren't experiencng anything like this). When I play songs on one tab, and browse others, ...
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0answers
17 views

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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0answers
45 views

Is there a Foobar2000 component that would display only the playing playlist in the Default UI?

I use 'Tabs' to display the components that I want in the Default UI. Under one of the Tabs I have 'Playlist view' and under another I have 'Playlist tabs' I use the later to keep playlists that I ...
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0answers
19 views

DSP working at 100% - Will a Sound card upgrade fix that?

As the title suggests, I'm doing some editing in Ardour and during the export, the status indicators in the top right corner states the DSP unit consistently working at 100%. This definitely shows ...
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1answer
123 views

Video game peak sounds lowers pandora's music volume. how to stop this

When I play video games I like to have Pandora playing in the background. The main problem I'm having is that any of the larger sounds(spikes in volume) in the game lower my music volume so low I ...
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0answers
43 views

Google Music, upload higher quality of existing song

Is there a way to upload a higher quality of a song that is already in my library, essentially replacing the existing song with the higher quality one? I tried uploading a song with identical ...
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0answers
44 views

Is it possible that a program altered all of my music?

Several songs in my WinAmp were "altered" in such an odd way. I was working with meta tags of the songs and playing them through WinAmp. One day I noticed that some albums and folders were a ...
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1answer
136 views

How to Remove vocals from songs?

I need to remove the vocals from mp3 music file and want to keep the other instrumental sound. I have tried to do with YoGen Vocal Remover 3.3.9, but it does not remove voice completely. Is it ...
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2answers
798 views

Ripping to FLAC as close to original CD quality as possible (Rubyripper)

I just started re-ripping CDs, but I'm not sure I'm getting the most out of them possible. Right now in Rubyripper I'm using --best -V for FLAC, but is that going to give me quality as close to the ...
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0answers
21 views

MP3 IDv3 Tagger [duplicate]

I am trying to find a program (for windows) that will automatically scan all my music files, and replace all of the IDv3 tags with the correct values, and album art (if possible). Most of my tags are ...
0
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1answer
760 views

Player, which plays multiple songs at once (simultaneously)

I am looking for a music player, which would allow me to play multiple songs at once, simultaneously. Something like to have multiple playlists played at once. It is really uneffective to always find ...
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2answers
144 views

Turning down volume on multiple music files [closed]

I am using my android phone to play mp3 and flac files that i have stored on a microSD crad. The problem is that android only has 10 volume levels, and my songs differ in volume from song to song ...
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0answers
152 views

Split audio output between USB headphones and analog subwoofer

I have a wireless USB headset. It has good mid- and high- range quality, however lows are obviously bad. I also have analog speaker set with a subwoofer. Since I don't need to "hear" subwoofer, but ...
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1answer
26 views

Is there a shortkeys supported audio player on linux?

Background: I'd like to listen the foreign language material sentence by sentence, so I want a audio player that has shortkeys for play/pause/backward/forward/repeat. The repeat function is most ...
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0answers
297 views

No surround sound in windows 8

I have been looking everywhere for a while now, trying to set up my laptop to transmit complete surround sound. However, it never works. Here is what I am trying to do: I want to play music from my ...
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1answer
48 views

Output script to audio in Ubuntu?

I am playing around with algorithmic and generative music (at this point it's all generative noise). I have a simple Python script which outputs numbers (ala "bytebeats"). I want to listen to the ...
1
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1answer
158 views

Stripping metadata from MP3 files

Is there a way I can bulk strip mp3 meta data from files? Preferably from the command line on OS X or Linux? I recently tried to use TuneUp (an app that is supposed to located mis-named tracks and ...
0
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1answer
344 views

Burn Track Info/Tags to Audio CD

I am using MusicBee in Window7 to burn custom recordings (MP3 files) to an audio cd. The MP3 files have all the track information ('tags' in musicbee) filled out. When I burn the files to a cd using ...
0
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0answers
20 views

How to make all mp3 files have the same volume on Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Normalising sound levels Some songs in my music collection are quieter than others, what can I do? Simple way to increase volume on MP3s? Basically, I live in a place ...
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1answer
334 views

Two different subwoofers aren't working on my machine or my phone

I have speakers that come with my computer. Two small desktop speakers and a subwoofer with a base volume control on the back. It's worked for years. I was listening to Spotify on my speakers as loud ...
407
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9answers
53k views

From a quality perspective, what is better: turning volume up in the software, in the OS, or on the speakers?

If music isn't loud enough, how do I get the best quality (even if the difference is in fact so small it's negligible)? By making the music louder in my music player, game or other sound-producing ...
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1answer
55 views

Vislization Software for Live Audio?

Currently I have been using WinAmp, with MilkDrop visulization plugins to disply visulizations that go with the music. This works fine for normal music files, but now I am in a situation where I ...
1
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1answer
275 views

System volume vs Media player volume?

Consider i want to listen to music in medium volume. Is there any difference between the following two scenarios? keeping System Master Volume to medium and Full Volume in my media player and full ...
4
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2answers
244 views

What are the basic components of an “audiophile” PC? [closed]

For the purpose of listening to lossless files (i.e., FLAC), is it simply a high quality sound card + high quality speaker?
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1answer
5k views

How to make Winamp sound like studio quality? [closed]

When I listen to an HD song in Youtube using Firefox it sounds like studio quality. But when I play a high quality FLAC version of the same song on Winamp it sounds not as good as Youtube. So I am not ...
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0answers
127 views

Automatically detect blips (noise spikes, abrupt endings, etc) in music files

Is there anything out there that will scan a music file and report on whether or not there are problems with blips in the audio? These blips would essentially be any noise that would cause you to ...
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2answers
71 views

Retuning voice in full song so that singer is on-tune

I have some potentially great songs which are spoilt by singers who sing out of tune. Is there any easy to use (and hopefully cheap) software that 'corrects' the song so that they're not off-tune ...
9
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2answers
887 views

Is there a music player that will automatically mute when other audio starts playing?

I find myself listening to music while I use my computer, and constantly pausing and un-pausing the music when I watch a video on youtube, open up a game, or any other task that needs audio. Do any ...
7
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7answers
58k views

Play music in a Skype call

I'd like to be able to play music in a Skype call so everyone can hear it. Here's everything I tried: Setting the microphone device to Stereo Mix. People can hear music but obviously can't hear me ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I stream music through VoiP?

What I want is: Stream a music through Teamspeak/Skype/Mumble... while I can talk also. Using Stereo mix is not an option. If I use that, I can't speak, and everyone will just hear themselves. OS: ...
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1answer
233 views

Is there a Linux cmd-line audio program (like MPD) that can play UDP streams?

While I am very happy with MPD overall, the one problem I have is that it cannot play UDP streams. Since I have access to a wide array of local radio stations in UDP format, I would really like to ...
3
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2answers
100 views

How to use audiofingerprint sw (which?) to organise music by artist alphabetically, then artist then album/single/ep title? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically sort music files into folders by album/artist names Some audio files from my CD collection don't have any meta data/name or are incomplete. I'd like to use ...
2
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2answers
203 views

Is it true that wireless earpiece usually suffer from a sound quality degradation (because wireless signals are lossy?) [closed]

Is it true that wireless earpieces usually suffer from a sound quality degradation (because wireless signals are lossy?) I'm not talking about a wireless headset, but a wireless earpiece like those: ...
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1answer
302 views

Skullcandy 50/50 - Weird Noises Even When Audio Is Off

Bought Skullcandy 50/50, connected to my laptop and noticed "laser" like or circular saw cutting like sounds that can be hardly heard. I muted everything and still hear them. This happens only with ...
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1answer
3k views

How to listen to music while my speaker plays something else [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable multiple audio outputs on Windows 7 I want to listen to music via my headphones while the speakers play something else. I've searched the Internet but couldn't ...
2
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2answers
254 views

Voice analyzer that gives you a visual response of the pitch or frequency

Do you know any good software that analyses voice and woudld return a visual representation of your pitch? I need this software to help me in teaching students to sing, The software can at least give ...
0
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2answers
470 views

Can I play a music on Windows 7 and output its sound to both Audio outputs?

I have a Dell XPS Studio 16. It has two audio outputs for headphones. When I play music on Windows 7 using Windows Media Player, it can only listen to one of my two audio outputs (I can only set one ...
0
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1answer
347 views

Streaming sound to a server and then to a hifi over wi-fi - possible?

I don't know if what I want is possible/feasible but I thought I'd ask it anyways! At the moment, I have a laptop (running MacOS X - it's a MacBook Pro) and I connect it to a Hi-fi via a standard ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Export total length of mp3 files in a folder?

I have many folders of mp3 files, and I would like to have a list of the combined duration of all the mp3s in each folder. That would be the ideal solution, but some means of doing a directory print ...
4
votes
4answers
462 views

Is there software to automatically change song speed without transposing it

Goal: automatically adjusting speed (bpm) of a given set of MP3 files in order to have a collection of music optimized to be heard when I am running. (I realized that I prefer to run with about 168 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I specify the playback device for Winamp or default device in Windows 7?

My Windows 7 computer is sometimes used for playing notifications. These notifications are scheduled using the standard system scheduler ("Schedule tasks" command in the control panel). A typical task ...
0
votes
1answer
187 views

How to make a music video slideshow in OSX

I want to make a video that consists of a picture slideshow and background music which I will upload to youtube. Does OSX come with any apps to do this?
3
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5answers
15k views

Convert audio to 8-bit version of the audio

I like music, and I like old games on the NES, SNES and other consoles from that age. And I love the game music. On youtube and other site, you can easily find songs in an 8-bit version of the ...
4
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4answers
817 views

Search audio file for pattern?

I want to split a very large audio file at certain points. At certain points a radio announcer comes on and says something like "deux radio" and it always sounds exactly the same (it's a recorded ...
0
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2answers
358 views

Split audio into tracks?

I've recorded some music from an internet radio stream. I want to split it into separate audio tracks, preferably automatically (where ever there's a pause, or using some other clever algo). Anyone ...
9
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3answers
1k views

What is the current state of development for the FLAC codec? [closed]

I have a pretty large collection of FLAC files created from my CD collection. I love the FLAC format and the sound quality that you can get from it. Lately, however, I've been trying to write a few ...
1
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3answers
319 views

FM Transmitter for the Home

After asking this question regarding piping music through my home I'm looking to buy an FM transmitter. I'd like to connect it to my home pc (ie. into the speaker port), and I'd then control the ...
5
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6answers
993 views

Streaming music throughout the house on a budget?

I was wondering whether anyone knew of a way to stream music throughout a house on a budget? I want to avoid spending any money on this (eg. I don't want to buy a d-link style device). It would be ...
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3answers
229 views

Make a radio-streaming PC pretend to be a mass-storage USB device

I'm listening to a net radio on my PC I want the sound to go through my boombox cause it has nice speakers/amp The boombox has no "incoming" audio jack that just plays what comes over the wire ...