WAV (or WAVE), short form for Waveform audio format, is a standard format audio file from Microsoft and IBM for storing audio on PCs.

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One VLC instance for different file types

Is it possible to have two instances of VLC Media Player, one that plays WAV files exclusively and the other that plays MP3 files exclusively? I have to often listen to some WAV sound effects files to ...
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Recover Corrupt Audio Data (files visible but not accessible)

I'm was doing PA and recording at a medical conference this weekend but have hit distaster with corrupt data. Was recording a .WAV file using a line into a Tascam DR-40 audio recorder. Recorded about ...
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Why Is Conversion From An MP3 To WAV (PCM) Lossless?

I understand that when converting between audio formats where no stream encoding is involved like when converting between WAV (PCM), AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, WMA Lossless, and etc, the process is usually ...
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Wav files recorded with Zoom digital audio recorder registers no volume in my PC editing system

I am a video editor. I paid an audio pro to record voice-over for me, which he did using a Zoom recorder. He played one for me from his Zoom and it had volume. The wav files transferred to my media ...
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Change codec of WAV file

Is there a way to change the codec/format of WAV file? Can I use ffmpegor anything else? From RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, Microsoft PCM, 8 bit, mono 8000 Hz to RIFF (little-endian) ...
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How to join 2 WAV files that overlap?

I have several WAV files that overlap a couple of seconds, concretely the first 6 or 7 seconds of one are the same as last of the previous. I'd like to join all of the chunks in just one file but ...
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MSIE11 Developer Tools not showing requests made by EMBED element

UPDATE: I assume the cause behind this weird behavor is that some plugins (WMP, VLC, ...) in some DOCTYPEs talk to the remote server directly, therefore browser simply can not detect their requests. I ...
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Problems when batch converting .aea files using ffmpeg

I'm running into a problem when using a bash for loop to convert all .aea files in a directory using ffmpeg (in this case, to .wav). I'm using the following: for f in *.aea; do ffmpeg -i "$f" ...
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Can I Import WM Player/wav album info into iTunes on Win7 PC?

I have a hard drive that contains about 500 cds that I ripped using Windows Media Player 64 (v11? - current version) on a Win7 64 PC in wav format. I also used WMP to retrieve the album info from the ...
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is it possible to convert .nmf audio file to .wav format

Can audio files in "nmf" format be converted to "wav" format? If so, what is the appropriate tool to do so? If it cannot be converted, then what is the workaround? Some sites on the net say that ...
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Error in converting audio file format from ogg to wav

I am trying to convert an ogg format file that was created using webrtc (html5 usermedia content generated on firefox) and transferred and decoded on the server into a wav file through ffmpeg but am ...
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How to play WAV file through Network Paging Interface [closed]

In our building we have a Viking Paging ZPI-4 Interface for our intercom. The interface receives data from our Asterisk Phone system via a Cisco SPA112 Port Adapter which has it's own IP address on ...
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In what format is Audacity processing compressed audio files?

What is Audacity doing with a compressed format when importing an mp3 or flac into it? It looks like it is extracting it When I open a wav file, it looks different - it just processes for a ...
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ffmpeg to convert from flac to wav

I need to convert a flac file to a wav file without changing sample rate and bit depth. As far as I know changing these properties may distort the audio, so how do i specify them not to be changed? ...
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How to convert ADPCM to wav in Windows?

I have the following frame format of my ADPCM data The frame format of the ADPCM is # byte | Contents ---------------------------------------------------------- 0 | Encoder state: LSByte ...
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sox FAIL formats: can't open input file '*.wav': Invalid argument

I am trying to familiarize myself with sox to do some audio processing tasks. Ultimately, I want to take all my WAV files and extract just one channel, and save them, ideally with a modified name ...
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How can I merge a .wav file along with a .wmv file?

I have the two files separately and I need to merge them so that the sound is synchronized with the video. How can I merge a .wmv file with a .wav file? Preferably via a GUI interface.
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How to convert WAV files of some frequency to 44100 Hertz?

I'm using Source Filmmaker, and need to convert an audio file I have to 44100 Hertz, otherwise SFM will not accept it. I believe the frequency of the file is less than 44100 Hertz, and therefore will ...
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Batch converting aif to wav

I have a few dozen AIF files that I need to convert to WAV. I have converted a few by opening them in Audacity and exporting them to WAV, but this is very slow. I would like to convert them all in ...
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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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How to trim a wave audio in multiple time span with CLI in one line

I have a wave audio file that I want to trim in multiple points like this. The audio is 1 hour long and I want to have first 3 minutes and from 6 min to 30 min. In another word, I want to remove 3 ...
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how to play a “undf” file in vlc media player?

i have a wave file. when i open it on vlc player it gives result "VLC does not support the audio or video format "undf". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this." how can i play this files? ...
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How to convert several files of one type (e.g. wav to mp3) using VLC or Audacity at a single blow?

I have 10 wav-Files. I want to convert all of them into mp3-Files. I managed to to this for one single file (as described in How to convert media using VLC?), but I don't want to do this for every ...
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Concatenate multiple WAV files using single command, without extra file

I want to concatenate multiple WAV files into a single WAV file using FFMPEG. I have used the following command and it generates the required file. Command: ffmpeg -f concat -i mylist.txt -c copy ...
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How do I append a bunch of .wav files while retaining (not-zero-padded) numeric ordering?

I have many (7500) .wav files (named by their numbers) which I'd like to merge into one. I think it has to be done with a bash loop because with using globbing some files would be in the wrong order ...
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Why are slightly different MKA chapter timecodes needed for WAV and OGG?

I am converting an audio CD to OGG format by ripping it to WAV (using cdparanoia) and encoding it as OGG (using oggenc). If I mux the WAV file to MKA with chapter timecodes as reported by cdparanoia ...
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What's the ffmpeg command to extract WAV from mpegts pcm-bluray audio?

So I've tried but I can't seem to find the right ffmpeg options to extract the pcm_bluray audio from a mpegts and output a WAV. Here's ffmpeg's info on the source file: Input #0, mpegts, from ...
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What is the difference between WAV and FLAC?

My understanding is that the wav and flac formats are containers for lossless audio. I have seen the flac format as being perhaps better because it is able to losslessly compress audio from say a wav ...
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Store temporary WAV files on local disk with Exact Audio Copy (EAC)

Using EAC I am storing FLAC files on a NAS drive. EAC rips a WAV file first then creates a FLAC file and then deletes the WAV file. When selecting the NAS drive for storage of the FLAC files, the WAV ...
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Viena SoundFont Editor does not load large wave-Files

I am playing around with the Viena SoundFont Editor (Versions 0.935 and 0.940) and I was able to add smaller audio samples to a newly created soundbank. When I am trying to load a large sample > 400kB ...
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How can I convert audio files to this format?

I have a bunch of audio files that are named .wav but it seems not all .wavs are created equal. For example: $ file * file1.wav: RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, Microsoft PCM, 16 bit, stereo ...
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How to find a sound bite amoungst a collection of sound files?

Salvete! I have a sound bite where a person is speaking a particular phrase. Now, I have copied that sound bite and pasted it into several other sound files. Now I need to find all the files into ...
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How to extract a Vorbis stream from a WAVE file?

I would like to move the Vorbis stream into an ogg container but ffmpeg does not seem to recognize the stream. Even though MPlayer gives this output upon playback: Opening audio decoder: [acm] ...
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Convert mp3 to wav

Could someone tell if we can convert an MP3 file to WAV format and regain the initial audio clarity? If so, how do I do that?
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How to convert mp3 to wav with specific options?

I need to convert mp3 files to 8KHz PCM-code 64Kbps bitrate wav file. Is this possible with lame or mpg123, or any other programmes? Thanks.
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Reduce .wav file size

I am required by a distance education language course to record some audio and submit it. However, they are being absolutely unreasonable. I am only allowed to attach a file that is 5mb while my ...
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How to generate random numbers with a .wav file?

I want to generate random numbers within a certain range (1 to 26) using a .wav file with only static noise. The results need to be repeatable. Is there any service/program/method of accomplishing ...
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Converting from WAV to MP3 using WMP 12

Hopefully this is a really dumb question, but I can't find the answer: Using WMP 12, bundled with Win64 Home Premium. I have a big music library in WAV format for use on my home stereo system. ...
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Understanding conversion and (de)compression of lossless audio

I have a few questions concerning lossless audio. I'm considering ripping my entire music collection to lossless .flac, but I want to understand a few things about it first. If I have a file that is ...
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Is there open wave/sound arts?

I love the Open Clip Art Library, I'll be glad to hear if there is something for wave/sound simliar to the openclipart. So I can use them in my applications for playing sound effects for user ...
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Is there a maximum length for Windows system sounds?

I downloaded the song made with windows XP and 98 sounds from youtube, trimmed it, and converted it to .WAV. After all this, I added it as the Windows Logon sounds in Personalize > Sounds. I log off, ...
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How to generate a 8 bit per sample wav audio file in VLC

I'm using the following vlc command line to extract first 5 minutes of audio from video file "-I dummy -vvv --no-sout-video --sout-audio --no-sout-rtp-sap --no-sout-standard-sap --ttl=1 ...
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Free Windows application to convert SWF to WAV?

Is there a free application for Windows to extract the sound from an SWF file into WAV? I tried opening the file in VLC 1.1.11, but it just crashed, and 2.0 is pretty recent so I'd rather wait. ...
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Why would my PC no longer be able to play audio files that it was able to play yesterday?

I'm having a very specific problem, with no idea as to what may be causing the issue. Here is a description of what I'm seeing: I have a CD of PDF/Audio files that are generated by a third party. Up ...
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Can I e-mail as WAV file and get back a MP3 file? [closed]

Is there a service where I could e-mail as WAV file and get it back a MP3 file?
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Importing WAV CDs into iTunes without conversion

I would like to import some audio CDs into iTunes, keeping their Audio CD (WAV) format because they had been previously burned from MP3s, so they don't lose too much quality. How can I do this?
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How do I create a WAV file that only plays on rear speakers?

How do I create or convert a WAV file to play only with rear speakers. What Windows/Linux software could I use to do that? I tried to use Audacity but with no results.
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Split wav file by silence gap

I have a bunch human reading simple sentence (hello world) as a wav file, How can I break the wav file for 2 wav files each contains word (hello and world) by automatically recognizing the gap between ...
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Automatically convert WAV files into MP3 files on Mac

Someone already had similar question but he wanted to convert FLAC into MP3. In my case I want to convert WAV into MP3 and the solution in the other question doesn't help me. Workflow would be the ...
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how to get audio file from a WMV video?

I have a WMV file. I want a WAV or MP3 of its audio. Is this possible without some dubious shareware?