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Questions tagged [audio]

For questions about the recording and playback of speech and music on your computer, as well as for problems about the sound component of videos.

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Audio switched: headphones instead of speakers and vice versa

It's been a couple of months that I started to have a problem: when I plug my headphones sound is played from the speakers, and when I plug them out there's no sound at all because I can see "...
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Recovering maybe damaged subtitles from mkv to convert into mp4

I'm struggling with this specific example of encoding an mkv into h264. 0:0 is video; 0:1 is audio(eng) and 0:9 is eng subtitles that only occur whenever japanese is spoken. I want to encode video ...
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How to disable audio jack detection Dell e7400 Windows 10

I have a Dell e7400 (Win 10, 64bit) with broken headphone detection. The headphones are normally supposed to turn on when they're plugged in. However, i need to restart my computer with the headphones ...
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Win7 with wireless bluetooth headphones Shure SE215: what could cause the white noise?

I bought a used Shure SE215 and paired it with my laptop (Win7 64) via bluetooth. There is a bit of white noise / hiss on the background every time the headphones receive audio or "wait" for the ...
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ffmpeg video is skewed from audio?

I have the code below but when completed the video is slow or faster than the audio ffmpeg -i "input.mp4" -af "[0:a]volume=5.2, bandreject=f=900:width_type=h:w=600, bandreject=f=900:width_type=h:w=...
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Audio routing on Windows 10 with 2 inputs and 2 outputs

Have a new setup for streaming and I'm trying to replicate an old routing I had when I was using a single machine. However, I'm now offloading the streaming via HDMI to another machine and I of course ...
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Silently play and stop audio file with FFPlay

So I'm building a simple alarm clock application and I'm using FFPlay to play the alarm sound. I'd like to play the sound 'silently' (no console output or windows pop ups) but when I do I can't stop ...
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Connect multiple bluetooth devices and act as a hub (osX)

I have a headset that accepts only one connection. When I'm working I would like to connect the headset to my computer (running osX) my android phone to my computer and then have the computer "forward"...
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YouTube will not consistently use my Bluetooth speakers?

Sorry if similar questions have been asked, but this is beyond frustrating. I have a job where I'm allowed to stream audio. In my case, I have playlists on YouTube that I listen to while I work. ...
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How does a Windows app play sound on a muted HDMI device, and how to prevent it

Today, I had a video conference in Microsoft Teams. Since I had sound issues with similar conferences in the past, I connected with my phone for sound and with the Windows 10 app for screen-sharing. I ...
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Linux Ubuntu Speakers Popping every few seconds

Hello SuperUser Community, I'm new to Linux Ubuntu, long time Windows User, and glad I'm making the switch. When setting up my desktop PC, I am subjected to an annoying and repetitive speaker 'pop' ...
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what are the features to add to a windows server in order to have the sound system? [migrated]

I have some windows servers (2012 and 2016) where I would like the sound system working, so that I could watch a video with sound. what is(are) the features that need to be installed? Currently the ...
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I want to use ffmpeg-normalize to normalize the volume of 100 mp4 video files

I want to use ffmpeg-normalize to normalize the volume of 100 mp4 video files. Is there a way for the program to run through all of them to determine a proper level - or must I give it one file as ...
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Plantronics DA70 Headset only working with Cisco Jabber

I have a work laptop with Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit (6.1 Build 7601), on which I have no admin rights. I also have a headset provided by my employer. It's a Plantronics DA70 USB Headset. When ...
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Why is Windows 10 playing the Windows Alert sound in a continuous loop?

I was able to investigate this and trace it down to what appears to Windows internals. I will now reboot my machine in hopes of bringing sanity back into my life. Has anyone experienced this, and ...
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No Audio Output Device is installed messagem, but sound card is seen in Device Manager

After some updates were installed (some of those failed to install, in case it is relevant) audio started to behave strangely. It shows red cross on the speaker icon, and shows message "No Audio ...
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How to have the equalizer dynamically adjust depending on volume level?

Givens I'm using my Windows 10 PC as a media source for home theater, music and gaming. I have upgraded my speakers to a decent 2.1 setup, connected via a single line-out jack. Using the built-in ...
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How to delete music as it's being played

I have huge old collections of music that I'd like to whittle down by listening through and deleting those I don't want to keep. Currently, my process for doing so is this: Open the folder containing ...
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funky driver problems, need a solution to reinstall all *attached* drivers

after buying a new laptop (Lenovo ideapad 330) I replaced the included hard drive with an SSD, its given me a year of hard work, but after several windows updates a few things have broken, it doesnt ...
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Realtek Audio: Bass Increases as Volume Decreases

I have two ways to change the volume of an application on my Windows laptop: Change system volume (Native OS controls) Change application volume (YouTube video) When I change my system volume, the ...
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VLC realtime Audio streaming to 3 friends online, can't get it to work?

For my roleplaying sessions, I need to live stream background ambient sounds in 320 kbps mp3 stereo, to my 3 players that are in another city on different computers in different local networks (at ...
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Edge browser not detecting external speakers/earphones

[Windows10/64bit] I use Edge(latest) as my regular web browser. However, on playing media files (youtube etc) on it,Edge only plays the video but not the audio when connected to external ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 16.04

For work purposes I'm running windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo Z710 laptop. On windows 10 i have no sound issues. On Ubuntu sound disappears when: i restart my laptop from windows 10 to Ubuntu(...
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Sound Failure on Windows Laptop

A Windows laptop has a red X next for the sound icon so I cant hear any sound. When I click on the icon, it goes straight to troubleshoot wizard but the wizard finds no problems. I've started the ...
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Bluedio T Monitor Mic is not taking input

I recently bought Bluedio T-Monitor. I am facing this issue that my mic does not take input. I tried many guides. What's the difference between stereo and hands free? The Headphones are distributed in ...
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Windows + iTunes - Ability to script an auto start playlist?

I have a whole home audio system and one of my input devices is a basic headless windows machine. This OS has iTunes on it with a shared network drive that points to my music collection. I have a ...
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Applications have very low microphone input level?

I've got a 32-bit Windows machine that I've been using for several years now with devices on the microphone port for input. I've not used that feature for the last few months though (I mostly do that ...
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Playback device not switching><

So there is a problem with playback devices on my PC with Windows 10 v1903 installed. When i plug in headphones the audio is not switching from speakers to headphones or headphones to speaker ...
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FFMPEG: 10 second video from still image is not 10 seconds long when uploaded to Instagram

I'm trying to create a 10 second video from a still image and an audio clip. I'm using these clips for marketing on Instagram Stories but when Instagram finishes processing the video, it seems to only ...
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How to connect bluetooth headphones to windows 7 PC?

My pc doesn't hve integrated bluetooth. I am using a CSR 4.0 usb bluetooth dongle. The headphones are pairing. But aren't showing up under devices and printers. I understand that without that ...
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Stereo mixed down to “almost mono” (both right and left speakers output right and left channels, in different mixing)

This is my Windows 10 laptop from work, a Dell XPS 13. When I listen to any sound (audio player, conference software, youtube videos), depending on which device I use I get a different balance: ...
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Extract frames according to audio signal in ffmpeg

I need to extract frames from a video according to the audio stream, which is a silent track with a beep (like a square wave, 10KHz I think but I'm not sure) on the frames to be extracted. What would ...
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audio jack does not detect external input

I tried to connect my vinyl record player to my laptop as an external input using an RCA to 3.5mm cable. However, my laptop detects it as a headphone instead of an input device. Is there any way I can ...
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Record my voice and sounds comes from speaker at the same time

I recently purchased a laptop that has one audio jack (headset) instead of two jacks (one more Mic and one for Speaker) I want to record my voice for few seconds and then bring the Mic near the ...
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ffplay to soundflower output device

I am trying to play multiple audio streams through Soundflower 64ch and select the right channel. The documentation is pretty well made for input devices like avfoundation but not really for output ...
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FFmpeg - out of sync audio during screen recording with both system sound and mic capture

I attempt to screen recording with sound both from system and mic. Thank to answers to this question wrote proper command, but now I have a problem with audio lag (ca. 1 second). My command: -f dshow ...
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Latency when playing audio over bluetooth

I'm trying to solve the same problem described here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/145935/get-rid-of-0-5s-latency-when-playing-audio-over-bluetooth-with-a2dp. To lower the latency of audio when ...
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Can't hear audio from desktop instance connected to Windows 2012 Terminal Server

I'm trying to help a colleague set up an application on a desktop instance of Windows Terminal Server. The problem is that the application is supposed to receive an audio stream, which you should ...
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Play multiple sound devices

I am trying to play songs in a game whenever I press the mic (push to talk). My current problem: If I play any songs on the loud speakers and hear on mic, there is lot of disturbance from my ...
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Disable audio clipping protection Windows 10

I'm currently on Windows 10 1903 , on a HP Pavillion 15 Laptop. After updating to 1903 I noticed that the audio has some form of clipping protection or compression.. Where when listening to bass ...
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Non-audio focused applications acquire poor microphone input

I have an USB headset (Plantronics Rig 500 HD) with a microphone on Windows 10. The microphone can only be configured for 2-channel (stereo) sampling in Windows sound controls. When I use programs ...
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Chrome Speech Recognition API stopped working in one browser, but works in Canary (MacOS)

I've been using the Speech Recognition API for a few years now (nothing too complex), but after not using it for about a year it is no longer working in my main Chrome browser: Version 77.0.3865.90 (...
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ffmpeg Add audio (wav) to video (mp4) without reencoding video

I was just wondering how to add audio while keeping the pre-existing audio on the video intact: I have done some research and it seems there was a similar question here: Add audio to video using ...
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How to listen to [Android phone's music] from [a headphone that is connected to a Windows 10 desktop] without internet connection?

How to listen to music without internet connection from Android phone (Pixel 3a) on Windows 10 when wearing headphone using bluetooth or usb? I have Pixel 3a as my phone and I have installed YouTube ...
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One-click switching saveable of volume mixer profiles

I am using Windows. I want to listen music while watching youtube video (programming/development) tutorial. So usually tutorial videos require you to listen what tutor is saying, thus, I need to ...
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why does French voice thomas mispronounce “allé”

The commands say -v Thomas 'il y est allé.' say -v Amelie 'il y est allé.' reveal that currently, Thomas, a supposedly French voice, is incapable of pronouncing the extremely common French word "...
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Win 10 audio sound setting window must be open

I could use some assistance. I'm unable to hear audio on my plantronics headset unless the sound settings window is open. this is a unified communications device which connect via usb
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My apple headphones with Mic used to work fine on windows 10, but stopped working?

So, I have a mobile phone headphones which work perfectly fine with the mobile phone on skype. They used to work fine with skype on desktop too. But now all of a sudden they stopped working with ...
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How can I get text read aloud/into an audio format?

I would like something which will stream or output audio from a text/html file, for use while driving. If it needs to be run ahead of time, an output that can be converted to mp3 would be nice. ...
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ALSA USB Audio Softvol asound.conf configuration: always get 'Unknown PCM “softvol”'

I am trying to add a 'pre-amp' type of control to my USB Audio to compensate for the relative low loudness, but whatever I try, I keep getting error messages stating it is unknown. I started with: ...