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VLC player hotkeys will only work while it is selected

I got my media keys to work in the hotkeys under the settings, and they do work... when I have VLC selected. If I deselect it (not close the window, just click on another one) then the keys will not ...
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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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1answer
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Music-play shortcut for Windows 7

I want to continue the music in any player (or most of them [windows media player, spotify...]) with a windows (7) shortcut, like some buttons on some keyboards do. Is this even possible, i just found ...
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iTunes playback skipping on some songs

A client of mine has called me with a bizarre problem. The PC he runs his music from (~200GB of it) uses iTunes and it has started skipping (or stuttering) at the start of some songs when the ...
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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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161 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
633 views

Cannot seek ahead in songs started by Windows Media Player, but can when played by WMP?

If I am in Library > Music in Windows Media Player and I double-click a song or album, it starts playing, but I cannot skip ahead in the song. Clicking the seek bar restarts the song. However, when ...
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2answers
896 views

What program can I use to add album art to music?

I have a lot of mp3 files which I get from Game/Anime OSTs, ED/OP Singles and the Collector's Soundtracks that come with Premium or Limited Edition Games. A lot of the time these aren't tagged with ...
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1answer
109 views

Including my Playlists in My Music library adds an ugly Unspecified artist

I finally got around to organizing My Music library and I'm having a problem with my playlists. As far as I can tell, Windows Media Player requires my Playlists folder to be included in the library. ...
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Music Folder automated duplication to an external HDD

I currently have 1TB approx. of music into a separate internal HDD. I need those files to be automatically copied into an external HDD and also update the files when i make some changes into the ...
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2answers
354 views

How to separate files based on type?

My music folder is a mess with some files being protected by DRM and others not. Is there a way to automatically separate all files within the subfolders of my music folder based on file extension? I ...
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0answers
193 views

Windows media player stutters at the beginning and end of each song when streamed from a network library

Windows media player (on Win7, 64bit) shows "Other Libraries" - so I can play music from my desktop machine on my laptop. This is great, except the music stutters for maybe the first 15 seconds and ...
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1answer
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Windows client that plays music from iTunes

Summary I want to be able to play music (streaming, not syncing) from a PC with iTunes - on windows 7 PC's. What are good windows clients for doing that, that are NOT iTunes itself? Background I ...
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1answer
212 views

Find music videos in bulk

I have a fairly large MP3 collection, that I would like to upgrade to a music video collection. Basically what I want to do is go through all my songs and find matching music videos. I plan on doing ...
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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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4answers
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Can I add Visualization to VLC

Is there a way to add new visualizations to VLC? The six included are OK but something new would be nice.
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1answer
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How can I gather the diff between two folders (only the diff) into a different location

Basically, what I want to do is find the difference between two music folders (structure example below), and copy that diff to a different location. Structure of content for both folders: Album ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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2answers
479 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 ...
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Consolidate two large folders of music in Windows

I have two large folders of music on my Windows 7 machine, each with many subfolders. What is the best way to combine the folders into one, keeping only one copy of duplicate files?
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1answer
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Windows Media Player library doesn't show any songs in folders!

I have Windows 7 Ultimate and have added my music folders to the library of Win Media Player, yet none of my songs appear in the library! What shall I do? Also, i have switched off many services, ...
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5answers
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Can Windows Media Player create playlists based on folder structure?

Over the years I've carefully molded my digital media collection into a series of folders that make it easy for me to find what I'm looking for. I recently discovered the awesomeness that is streaming ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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Is there a program that will provide a visualization for any audio output?

Is there a program that will provide a visualizer for any arbitray audio output? Basically, I want to play Pandora at a party and supply some funky visualizations to go with it. Pandora either uses ...
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2answers
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software to create timed music 3m 1m 3m

I am looking for a program that will allow me to create a sort of training CD. Something that will let me take a bunch of songs and let me limit them to 3 minutes (maybe more or maybe less) and have ...
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1answer
66 views

How do I get a listing of music files on a specific drive

I'm helping someone setup their iPod, but they are using Windows 7, and I know XP. I don't see the music in the directory listing on his computer that I see on the iPod. So I'm trying to search for ...
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1answer
360 views

XPP-32 over W7-64 on music production laptop

I need to upgrade my laptop and need high performance for music production (recording and mixing). My audio interface manufacturer seems to be unable to successfully convert their drivers to 64-bit. ...
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1answer
897 views

My Music Folder Appearing On Desktop

I use Windows 7 and have recently been encountering a problem with the My Music folder. I keep all my music on an external hard drive and use a third party program such as VLC to play albums. I also ...
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1answer
309 views

Media center consumes all available memory when attempting to play music off of a server

I have Windows 7 Ultimate, and recently, when i try to play a song off of my Twonky Media Server/Windows Media Connect (based on an HP WHS with an Atom), it plays choppily. When i open Resource ...
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2answers
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Windows 7: Add column to ALL music folders

In Windows 7 Explorer, when I open a folder containing only music, it's smart enough to show me a custom set of columns (Name, #, Title, Contributing Artists, Album) that make sense for a music ...