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Properly downmix 5.1 to stereo using ffmpeg

I have a 5.1 audio track from a film where front left and front right contains music, and center contains dialogue. Playing the 5.1 track in VLC blends everything together nicely. I'm trying to ...
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(Lossless) conversion of stereo mp3 with one silent channel to mono

I have a couple of mp3s that are stereo but one of the channels is silent, quite annoying to listen to, especially in earphones. I can't get new recordings (the tracks are bootlegs with unknown ...
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Windows: 2 independent audio devices for stereo?

In our company we have several small USB speaker/mic combinations (jabra speak) for skype conferences. Is there a way I can just plug in 2 of these in 2 usb slots and then tell Windows (or iTunes) to ...
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Smartphone audio streaming - mp3 to stereo

There is a feature in modern smartphones where you can have a mp3 file in your phone and stream it to a bluetooth device for playback. My question is, how does this work? Since it is mp3, there is ...
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How to fool Google Chrome to stereo speaker configuration?

I'm using Windows 7 and my speaker configuration is surround (5.1). I don't have any problem with games or my MP3 player. Games have surround output and it works perfect. MP3 player's output is stereo ...
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pairing a bluetooth stereo transmitter to my computer

Is it possible to pair an a2dp audio transmitter to my PC to record audio information? I have no problem pairing with an audio receiver but I want to be able to wirelessly record audio with at least ...
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Turn 5.1 (or 7.1) sound card into 3(4) distinct stereo outputs

I'm planning a whole house sound system, but I don't make that much money. (I've already looked at some of the pro systems, and none of them quite do what I want, but that's another article) What I ...
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ffmpeg map_channel mutes the second mono file

I am having trouble with -map_channel options. I am using two seperate scripts (yeah I know I could do this in one script). ffmpeg -threads "16" -i example.mov -acodec pcm_s24le -ar 48000 -ac 1 ...
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Downmix drops low frequency channel

I have noticed a problem with FFmpeg downmixing. If I run a command such as ffmpeg -i infile.flac -ac 2 outfile.flac It will have identical result as ffmpeg -i infile.flac \ -map_channel 0.0.0 \ ...
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Batch convert mono WAV to stereo verbatim

I have a bunch mono .wav files which I need to convert to stereo in order to run thru lame. Lame can't encode stereo mp3s from mono input so that's what I need to do. I don't need any modifications ...
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Windows 7 stereomix

How can I download or turn on my stereo mix feature in Windows 7? In music chat rooms I can't play music. When I had Windows XP, I had the stereo mix option in Audio settings. I can't seem to find it ...
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Headphones stereo sound in mono

I have a new desktop computer with a motherboard MSI B75A-G41, so I have installed the HD Realtek drivers to get the audio. My problem is I use headset (Philips SHL9560) plugged in the front headphone ...
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Will “stereo mix” work with an amplifier?

I have realtek sound card, and trying to record sound with Java sound API. My PC's speakers are connected with an amp. and my mic is connected with amp. Now, if I play an audio file, and sing through ...
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Should a HDMI cable go to the receiver first or directly to the TV? [closed]

I have a receiver for my stereo system and a TV. I am wondering how I should hook these up. Right now I currently have everything (DVD player, Xbox, TV box) all going to the receiver and then one ...
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Merge two mono MP3 to one stereo without reencoding

i got 2 mp3 files, one for left and one for right audio channel and would like to merge them to one single stereo mp3, preferably without the need to re-encode them . From what i read joint-stereo ...
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How to force a stereo microphone to mono in software (W7)?

I am having an issue: I have a two channel external audio card and an XLR microphone connected to the first channel, while the second channel is unconnected. This configuration results in Windows ...
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Convert stereo audio to mono in AVI file

I have an AVI file with audio recorded only to the left channel. Is there a setting, audio filter, or whatever to allow me to duplicate the left channel to the right channel, thus converting from ...
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Listen to mono microphone on all the speakers

I have a mono microphone plugged in the rear pink 3.5mm jack. However, when I check the Listen to this device in Microphone's properties (Windows 7 64 bit), I can hear it only in my left speaker. Is ...
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How can I downmix all system audio to mono? [duplicate]

I'm deaf in one ear and want to use my headphones when playing a game and talking with my friends on Skype/TS/Mumble/etc while also sometimes listening to music. I need ALL my system audio to be ...
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Laptop audio only in one side of headphone/earphone

I plugged in a pair of earphones into my laptop’s audio jack and the audio is only coming from one side. Here are the tests and results I tried: Tried a different set of headphones with the same ...
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Convert mp3 from mono to stereo using Lame

An application requires that the mp3 files it receives are encoded with 2 channels (stereo), but the original files have only 1 channel (mono). We use Lame for conversion, but i fail to make it clone ...
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Merge stereo channels into one side?

I'm listening to stereo music albums in a pair of stereo headphones. The left speaker of the headphones is not over my ear (I can't hear the left side). The right speaker of the headphones is over ...
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Convert interleaved video into separate left/right videos

I'm trying to make two files from video recorded on 3d camera and can't find how can I separate one video onto two. ffprobe video.m2ts gives me Input #0, mpegts, from 'video.m2ts': Duration: ...
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What stereo receivers allow you to play music from a USB hard drive?

Like many of you, I have my entire CD collection ripped to my PC, along with other music I've acquired through iTunes or Amazon MP3. Of course, this is much more music than will fit on a single ...
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MP3 CD in Car stereo [closed]

I'm not sure if this is the right place for this question, so if it isn't feel free to move or delete it. (I am using Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)) I burned an MP3 CD (let's call it CD 1) with about 80 ...
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How can I set my headphones to mono in Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have this series of lectures on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NxCUVltVoZ8 … which I hear using headphones, but only the left side is working, and it's ...
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Music but no voice on headphones [duplicate]

I have normal stereo headphones which work fine On a specific PC running Windows 7 the external speaker and USB speakers work fine too But when I plug in the headphones, all I hear is muffled music, ...
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How to downmix stereo output to mono on Mac OS X

Let's just open and close this: Is there a built in way to downmix all stereo output to mono on Mac OS X?
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Converting a bunch of MP3s to mono?

I have a bunch of stereo MP3s I'd like to convert to mono. What is the best way to do this? I would prefer something that would let be batch process them. I want to keep the quality as close to the ...
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Audacity: Assign left channel to both channels in mp3 file

I'm using Audacity 1.3.12-beta on Mac OS X 10.6.7. In a band we recorded a couple of songs - in mono - and I converted them to mp3 files right away. And of course, I deleted the recordings immediately ...
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Disable Stereo on Windows Vista (without hardware changes)

I have a PC that only has one speaker working (big speaker, attached to a 27 inch TV/monitor). I listen to music and some songs are all messed up unless they have both speakers working. Since I only ...
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How can I get stereo mix for my Windows 7 computer? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get stereo mix with Windows 7 Professional on an HP G-series notebook. I right-click the volume icon -> Recording devices -> Check show disabled devices, but nothing new comes up. My ...
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ubuntu: sound: send one application sound to left speaker and another to a right speaker

Is it possible to send Chrome's sound output to one speaker, and send Rhythmbox's sound output to the other speaker? I would like to listen to N.P.R. from my left speaker and Glen Beck from my right ...
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combining stereo in windows 7

Is it possible to combine the left and right channels of stereo output and then send the result to both left and right headphones? I'm watching a video where only the right channel contains words and ...
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Recording from USB Mic and Stereo Mix at the same time

I have a Realtek soundcard. I want to be able to record audio from my USB mic and from stereomix at the same time. Is this possible? I assume I need to tell my audio drivers that input is coming from ...
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Make headphone output mono

my headphones are stereo but I would like the sound from the left and right to be combined then sent to both headphones. The reason is I'm watching a video where the people speaking are in the right ...
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Where can I buy a Stereo audio to 3.5mm adapter? [closed]

I need a stereo (6.33mm) to PC audio (3.5mm) adapter, and I'd like it to have an inch or two of cable so that yanking the connector doesn't break the audio port the 3.5mm is plugged into. I used to ...
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Force Windows to output only mono sound

So, the 'right' half of my pair of headphones broke (the transducer+wire are fine, but the earpiece broke on the headband and so the earpiece won't sit over my ear). So now the right channel is being ...
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Cannot find 'Stereo Mix' on Windows 7

I have a DELL Latitude E6400 model laptop, on which installs a Windows 7 system. But I cannot find 'Stereo Mix' in 'Sound' -> 'Recording Devices', even if I try to 'Show Disabled/Disconnected ...
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How do you make mono audio track playback in stereo in Ubuntu?

Every once in a while I'll come across a video that I want to watch (whether it be youtube or otherwise), and the sound, for whatever reason, will be only coming out one speaker. It's not a problem ...
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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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How to swap stereo channels in Ubuntu?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 9.04. I wanted to swap the stereo channels, but I couldn't find that option in the Volume Control Preferences. Is there a way to do this without touching any ...
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How can I play my MP3 files through my stereo system?

Here's the situation. Like many others I have my entire CD collection ripped to my PC, along side other music I've acquired through iTunes or Amazon MP3. Also like many others the speakers at my PC ...
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Stereo sound through whole 5.1 speaker set - is it possible with WinXP or 7?

Is it possible to "upmix" (split) stereo output from games, winamp, youtube and so on through 5.1 speaker set? Movies from DVD or some games uses all 6 speakers, but most of today's usage does not. I ...