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Disable audio output to DisplayPort device

I'm on OSX 10.9.2 using a Samsung SA850 Display connected to the DisplayPort of my MBP 15" Late 2012 Model. All seems fine, but there is a problem with Audio. Generally, whenever the display goes to ...
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Convert all music files in a folder to a specific format, preserving folder hierarchy, in OS X?

I have a music collection that is slightly too big for my car stereo to handle. However it is also mostly 256 kbit/s MP3. My plan now is to convert all tracks to 192 kbit/s MP3. Then they will all ...
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24 views

How to delay audio?

I have a chromecast, which streams video to my tv with about a two second lag. Audio streaming has not yet been implemented for the feature I'm using. The audio still comes out of my computer ...
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3answers
91 views

How can I find folders containg x files of a particular type and output those paths on OSX

I have this script for OSX for finding folders that only contain one file, and if that file is an audio file outputting the path of the audio file find "$1" -type d -exec sh -c '[[ $(find "$0" ...
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1answer
26 views

Can I lock my mac volume to always be on or loud?

I want to lock my volume on my macbook pro so that i can't turn it down or mute it. Does anyone know how to do this?
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1answer
46 views

How to manually install text-to-speech voice packages in OS X?

it's nice to have the text-to-speech voice in OS X. I can easily read and listen to two articles at the same time (my "super" brain works that way)! I am wondering tho, where is the voice packages ...
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42 views

OSX 10.8 - Weird sound when running Android Emulator

Recently, when I start running the Android Emulator (4.3) on my Macbook Retina 10.8, I get a small sound inside my machine ("clang" or something) like something get stuck. Belong to that, OSX also ...
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1answer
57 views

How can I use Quicktime to record my screen with sound?

I know how to do a screen capture with audio. I already installed Soundflower. I select the output to Soundflower, and I set the setting on my Quicktime. My question is...how can I also listen to ...
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1answer
38 views

Is it possible to loop/wrap/connect audio out to microphone in via software on a MBP 15" Retina Late 2013?

I have an application which will only take audio from the microphone input to send out to a chatroom. The PC version of this app will take sound from the sound card as well as the microphone input. ...
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0answers
30 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
12 views

Scrip to setup default audio output

I wish to be able to run a script to setup my Macs default audio output to soundflowerbed and then the possibility to switch back again to the speakers. I also wish to be able to start soundflowerbed ...
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0answers
12 views

Can't 'hear' Garage Band's software keyboard

I'm trying to use the built in software keyboard in Garage Band to record some tracks. I create a new software instrument, activate the keyboard, press record, and then use the keyboard. The keys ...
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320 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
14 views

Burning CDs on Mac - audio in Index 00

I have a Mac, and I want to have the ability to create CDs that contain audio in the pause between track regions. I've looked through many threads on this and haven't gotten much of anywhere; I was ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Mac mini 2012 audio “pulse” head phone jack

Whenever the sound is on and headphones (or external speakers) are plugged into the headphone jack, a loud static-like pulsing comes through the right phone/speaker. Any clue as to what is going on?
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0answers
114 views

Bluetooth audio out of sync with Internal Speakers (OS X)

I have a new Bose Soundlink Wireless 2 Speaker that I've paired to to my iMac with Bluetooth. It works fine, but I'm having some difficulties getting things working the way I want. My main issue is ...
2
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1answer
75 views

Normalize and remove silence from mp3s

I have a large number of audio files, each of which contains the pronounciation of a certain word. I need to batch process these files such that they all sound equaly loud when I'm finished with them. ...
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1answer
142 views

Why are my microphones so quiet?

I have a Blue Snowball and Behringer C1U. I plug them into my Macbook Pro Retina via USB. I've tried recording both on OSX (via Adobe Audition) and with the USB devices connected directly via ...
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0answers
19 views

Analyze audio (live or recorded) for a specific sound and increment a timer

I am looking for a way to estimate the amount of time a specific individual spends typing everyday, this individual types extremely loud so catching the audio of the keyboard strokes isn't a problem, ...
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0answers
54 views

Mac problems with USB Audio

I have a 27" last gen iMac. I bought a two Jabra headsets to use them with softphone clients. They don't work on my Mac (OS X Mavericks 10.9). I can hear audio (although not that well), but I can't ...
2
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1answer
109 views

Audio export settings used by QuickTime Player on OS X Mavericks

Can someone please post, in as much detail as possible, which AAC audio profile and bitrate settings Quicktime utilizes during an export on OS X Mavericks (10.9) when choosing File > Export > Audio ...
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1answer
140 views

Starting airplay from command line, to send output of 'Say' Mac OS X command to airplay

Ok, Sunday question :) Trying to make a little joke... 1) if you open a terminal, and type "say -a ?", Mac OS X will give you the list of devices it can send spoken words to. On mine, it says: 39 ...
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44 views

LIVE Visual feedback for audio output on OSX

I am coding with basic HTML5 web audio. I sometimes however, have to code in class, or a place where sound can't be played. Is there an application that shows the output signal of the speakers on ...
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1answer
143 views

Unable to convert m4a to mp3

My audio container is M4A, but codec is AAC. When I try to convert it into MP3 I got an error: afconvert ~/Desktop/src.m4a -f MPG3 -d .mp3 ~/Desktop/dst.mp3 Error: ExtAudioFileSetProperty ('cfmt') ...
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1answer
176 views

Headset mic not working

I've bought today the Senheiser PC 3 Chat headset and couldn't make the mic work. I'm a mac user and have a m-audio Fasttrack Pro. I both tried to plug to the computer and to the sound card but I ...
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0answers
67 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 ...
2
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3answers
2k views

“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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1answer
285 views

Mac sound output doesnt switch to laptop speakers after removing headphones

The system config shows which speaker should be on. But the sound only comes from headphones when I attach them. To use the normal speakers, I have to restart OSX (10.6.8). If I plugin headphones in ...
2
votes
1answer
847 views

How to fix choppy audio and Wi-Fi problems with Bluetooth speaker on Mac OS X Lion?

I have a Creative D200 Bluetooth speaker that I use with my 2011 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Lion. The speaker more or less works as a Bluetooth audio device, but I run into two problems seemingly ...
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0answers
151 views

Skype video turns off

I've been having a problem with Skype on a Mac System running 10.8. Whenever I start a video call with a contact, my video feed turns itself off after various amounts of time. The option to turn the ...
1
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1answer
299 views

Soundflower audio from the iOS simulator is in mono, not stereo

I'm using Soundflower on OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 to route my audio-out to audio-in. This works great for iTunes or Spotify, but when I record audio from the iOS simulator the audio only comes out ...
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0answers
131 views

Soundflower with FireWire soundcard transmits on all output channels

when I try to use Soundflower together with my external 12ch FireWire sound card on a MacBook Pro, I get the same signal (left and right channel combined) on all of the output channels. If you know ...
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1answer
56 views

OSX: app, script, or library for configuring bluetooth audio in unusual ways

What are some ways of configuring an OSX box to use wideband bluetooth audio from a bluetooth headset for mono input at the same time as using the headset for mono output of system audio, and how ...
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1answer
51 views

Monoing the output of the audio jack in Mac OS X

I am using an audio mixer which only accepts mono inputs and I want to send the output of my MacBook Pro to it. I just wonder if it is possible to convert the stereo output of the audio jack to mono? ...
0
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1answer
346 views

How to get OSX finder to calculate duration and bit rate in finder window preview

I cannot figure out how to get the preview area (to the right side of selected audio files) in finder windows to display the correct data. If anyone has a suggestion of how to force Finder to either ...
1
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0answers
140 views

sox error on white macbook 1.1 no default audio device

I want to use a white macbook which purpose is recording sound with sox. I installed sox and lame via brew but when I want to record something in terminal sox -d ada.mp3 I got the following error ...
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1answer
73 views

Arpabet phonemes to MP3/avi/speakers

I'm using the Carnegie Mellon Pronouncing Dictionary for a project and it stores words as a pair consisting of the word and then the phonemes in Arpabet style... hello -HH AH0 L OW1 I'd like to ...
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0answers
13 views

osx — mute all sound coming from Chrome [duplicate]

Is there a way to tell my mac to never play any sounds from Chrome? Of course I would want to be able to turn it back on if I need it. But I'd be delighted to have it default to mute, including ...
0
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1answer
258 views

Mac: Create one virtual audio device out of the combination of others

So I have just realized, that my Traktor Audio 6 would use EVERY and ANY input labeled device as an input...well, duh, how could I think it'd only use the MAIN in's and out's. But now I have the ...
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1answer
116 views

Is it possible to direct sound from one application to speakers and another to headset?

I was wondering if it would be possible to direct the sound from Spotify to speakers, while keeping Skype or Google chat to my headset? I am using a mac mini by the way
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votes
1answer
86 views

Add sound to keystrokes in iTerm2 / zsh

I've been searching for quite a while now, but haven't found anything. I want to spice my terminal up a bit more than just colorizing it – I also want to add specific sounds to keystrokes, newlines ...
0
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0answers
81 views

Sound not playing in DOSbox in Mac OS X Lion, but I can record the sound correctly

I'm attempting to use dosbox to play some older games (eg sim city 2000, warcraft 2). However, I cannot figure out how to get sound working. Everything works okay, but there is never any sound being ...
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1answer
101 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 ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Remove sound effects selectively

I am wondering whether it's possible to disable certain sounds effects in Mac in a selective way. I mean, if I go to System Preferences->Sound->Sound effects and I put the "Alert Volume" down, then ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Apple Retina display doesn't detect headphone

Here is my setup: I have a MBP 15 Retina Display with a Thunderbolt monitor connected to it. I have a specific set of earphones (IEMs) which aren't being detected by the audio out port. Despite ...
2
votes
1answer
283 views

Splitting audio output to dynamics and headset

I'm using Macbook Pro(MD101) with OS X 10.8.3. How can I create two virtual audio devices one to work with Macbook's loud speakers and second with 3.5 jack? I heard that this is possible with ...
1
vote
1answer
303 views

Stream music from XBMC to iTunes over local network

I'm looking for a simple way to get iTunes to either: See a remote directory as part of its library. I store my music on my server (locally), but would want to listen to it from my mac through ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How to globally normalize volume of OSX applications?

I'm looking for a way to minimize spikes in the audio volume while watching Netflix or iTunes movies. I'm not talking about Dynamic Range Compression, but something similar to "Loudness Equalization" ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Dual channel audio not playing on Mac Mini Server

My new Mac Mini Server will not play dual channel audio from Spotify, Quicktime, or iTunes. It plays single channel audio just fine. Also, the startup chime comes on fine, which I believe is stereo. ...
1
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0answers
166 views

How can I add effects to sound going into my mic live on Mac OSX?

I'm wondering if there is software out there that I can use to edit the sounds going into my mic that will change the way my voice sounds. Preferably live since I want to stream to Skype and Google ...