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Failsafe Against Slips During Audio Programming

As described in this video, it seems to be very easy to produce dangerous audio volumes (both to speakers and hearing) with Pure Data when even a slight slip or oversight occurs. The advice given in ...
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OneDrive and Audio tags Dilemma

I use WMP and I would like to put all of my music files on OneDrive and let WMP view the Music library from OneDrive. But when making my music files on OneDrive online only to save space, all of the ...
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Music managing software delete lower quality duplicates [closed]

Until the end of the last year I was one of the few people who used Google Play Music, and as it was discontinued, I downloaded all my music using Google Takeout. Now I have almost all of my songs in ...
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How can i play different music playlists through different output sources on the same media player?

How can I play different music playlists through different output sources on the same media player? So one Bluetooth speaker playing nirvana. Headphones playing Led Zeppelin. And network speaker ...
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How do I use such multiple character ligature signs for Musical Notation?

I found a portion of music Ebook The Basics of North Indian Classical Music by Abha Saxena (Google books) (Google play bookstore) (free preview), and this is so far the only ebook I have seen that has ...
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How to create playlists of local media files without relying on paths?

I'd like to create playlists of locally stored media files, and synchronize these playlists between my devices (desktop/laptop/phone.) However, there's one major point of friction: due to some changes ...
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How to make MPD play directly from folder?

How can I set MPD/MPC to work just from the folder without adding anything to the playlist? Or is there a way to automatically create playlist from default folder?
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Using FN Keys In-Game Without Triggering Things In-Game

I have a rather unique problem that I haven't really seen anyone else on the internet talk about. The game I play is Apex Legends. No matter what mechanical keyboard I use, I have this very unique (...
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Incorrect Album Artist and First Track in Plex

I ripped my parent’s Christmas CD collection as FLAC files with Windows Media Player. The first track of every album is just titled “Track 1” and the album artist of every album is “Various Artists”. ...
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Is there a way to add an external transparent PNG overlay to a PDF without modifying the PDF?

I'm trying to find an application that will let you create an overlay to a PDF but doesn't actually modify the PDF, e.g. saves a transparent .png that (in the program) is linked to the PDF or creates ...
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Reconnect macOS Music library files to local copy

My macOS Music library on my home computer is stored on an external drive. It includes a mix of local files and music "added to library" from the Apple Music subscription service. This ...
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Listen to music on Bluetooth earphones connected to the Phone in Voice mode?

I have bluetooth earphones that can connect to both PC and Phone simultaneously as long as they're connected to either of the two modes exclusively to each device respectively: Music (or Media audio) ...
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Downloaded videos & music cant play

I can't play downloaded videos and music in the internet on my laptop (DELL latitude E5450, windows 10). Every time I play it on windows media player/Movies & TV and MP4 player, there's always an ...
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Freely sync music across all devices that are connected through icloud?

I would like to sync my music on Mac OS X with icloud, and all the other devices (iphone, ipad), just like how Photos are thus syncronized. However, while photo sync is free, it seems that music sync ...
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How to get an old ISO of a game to play music from the CD-ROM when the CD is not inserted

As a kid, I got a free racing ad-game on CD-ROM, from the same company who made Mall Maniacs. As the disc's becoming 20 years old, and the publisher went bust in 2003, it felt mandatory to make an ISO ...
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Music through bluetooth speaker but other sounds come through computer

I have a bluetooth speaker connected to my Windows 10 laptop. I play music using Groove Music which comes out of the bluetooth speaker. Other sounds such as zoom chat, or facebook notifications will ...
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Can I delete the many AlbumArt_{characters} files?

my mp3 folder on my hard drive quasi-recently ended up with a bunch of files that are titled like this (for example): AlbumArt_{C83D5DEA-6EF6-4DD1-8079-0DC35D3CAB2F}_Large I think these files were ...
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How can I modify a Folder's columns? Not the “Name” column, but other ones such as Year, Date Released, etc

Screenshot of my folder I need help with Okay so to be a little more detailed with my issue. I like to be EXTRA organized with my music in my external hard drive. That being said, I have a Music ...
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As a hobbyist, how can I play PCM or PWM from an onboard PC speaker with Windows 7 and 10?

The question is similar to one asked before. Wikipedia has informed me of much including the patent for RealSound. It was a technique to play 6 bit PCM via PWM through the internal speaker using an ...
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An audio player that changes speed but ALSO affects the Pitch?

Many audio players can simply change playback speed, but the pitch is corrected to keep the music sounding natural. Like VLC or Windows Media Player and many others. My intent is to create in real-...
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How can I execute a Windows Store software with a command line?

Related: directly execute windows store app (has no answers. ) Hello, I am asking with the idea to change my keyboard shortcut for Media: How can I run another app when pressing the calculator key ...
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How can I adjust the tempo of a mp3 song without altering the pitch and converting to WAV?

I need to run a script in python that changes the tempo of an MP3 song without changing the pitch. I've seen Soundstretch but it only works with wav files and I wanted to avoid having to convert back ...
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Prevent Music.app from starting on F8 (play) button (osx 10.15)

I want to control Spotify using the function key media shortcuts, but Music.app opens instead of Spotify playing (even though Spotify is open already. How can I prevent Music.app from listening to ...
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Interface issue when using Fruity Loops

A simple but extremely frustrating issue. I cannot enter notes into the piano roll (with a left-click) while at the same time playing notes on the keyboard. It’s as if playing the notes (by pressing ...
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How to reset macOS Catalina Muisc library?

I updated on Catalina when it came out and naturally one of the things I opened was the Music.app which imported my iTunes library. For some reason this resulted in only part of my library showing up ...
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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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Music Player Daemon not working, no songs playing

So I just installed MPD together with MPC and NCMPCPP but I can't get it to work. There is 1 song in the database, according to NCMPCPP (Show server info) but there are no Artists or Albums. I ...
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Is there an iTunes setting to show music not already on iPod?

Is there a setting or some kind of user-script I can use to view all songs that aren't already on my iPod (from within iTunes, I'm sure there'a a command line way to just compare the files). I often ...
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Is there a way to automatically bulk-update specific ID3 fields in MP3s but leave other fields untouched?

I have thousands of MP3s which are missing the "Year" ID3 field which means I can't sort albums chronologically. I'm looking for a way to automatically download ID3 metadata in bulk and populate only ...
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How to find where a song occurs in a video with ffmpeg/ffprobe

I have a audio file (mp3) and a video file (mp4). I need to find out where the song starts and ends in the video (Eg. @ 0-60 seconds). How would I do this with ffmpeg/ffprobe? If this is not ...
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Embed an MP3 in a WAV file

Afaik, the WAV file format is just a container for multiple sound formats. Is it possible to have an MP3 embedded in a WAV file so that the file size is smaller that typical WAV files? If so, how ...
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Can Google Home access MP3 files on PC or Raspberry?

How do I get Google Home Mini to access Raspberry Pi or PC MP3 files on command? The YouTube subscription isn't what I'm looking for. I want to play music and movies from my own library. Can I get ...
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How can I most easily replace 'Track X' with track information on a website?

I don't have the CD on hand; see the track information on Deutsche Grammaphon's website. It's obviously too unproductive to copy the track information from DG and paste it to each Track, even with ...
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How can I rename The Witcher 3's music files in a certain manner?

I saw some guy's post on Reddit that not every song present in the game was on the game's official soundtrack, including some that weren't even in the game. That got me curious, because I was looking ...
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How do i connect my electric guitar amp to my soundcard and use it as speaker?

I have a Focusrite scarlett solo g2 soundcard and a Laney 15watt LR20 amp. I use normal(not monitoring) speakers combined with a subwoofer and connect them to my soundcard and use Guitar Rig 5 app to ...
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How do I sort my music library based on PlayerPro's .m3u files?

I'm looking ti import my music library which is on my phone on to my computer. On my phone I use playerpro as my musicplayer and I've rated/sorted my music via there. Now I want to sort them the same ...
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Make selected application able to output sound only when no other applications are outputting sound

Is there a way of allowing a selected application (that is trying to output sound), to only be able to output when no other applications are outputting sound? Usecase scenario Some people listen to ...
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I cant hear voices when my R and L balances are set to the same number

I cant hear voices, only background music when my L and R balances are set to the same number. I can only hear them if it is set to different values. Is there any explanation to this?
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Bulk convert a music collection with a mix of lossless and lossy formats

I have a large-ish collection of music files, most of which are flac, some mp3 and other lossy formats. I want to create a copy of the whole collection in mp3. The problem that I have is that when ...
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Seamless audio track / music loop - Auto / Automatic / AI / Script

I always loop audio tracks for my daily vlog. It's like audio track is 3 minutes but I make this audio like 20 minutes. I just find one point near the beginning that also appears near the end. Then ...
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Is there a way to spoof the date metadata on folders?

I have a collection of CreativeCommons music on a USB, that I used a digital TV to listen to, but its default media player is a bit limited. It offers only two list orders (data and alphabetic), which ...
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How can I tag music with the song's original year, not when it was published?

One problem I encounter with automatically tagged music is that the "Date" field is when the recording was published, not when the song was first released. So, for example, my copy of "The End of the ...
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How do I make music interactive using Asterisk?

I recently started my own computer repair business & use FreePBX/Asterisk for my phone system. Just wondering if it's possible to make my music on hold interactive. I would like to let callers ...
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Best file system for flash drive (playing music in car) [closed]

I just got a Patriot flash drive to store and play music off of on my Kenwood car stereo. It came in exFat format. I heard Ntfs was the fastest so I'm currently formatting it to ntfs. Now I'm not ...
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How to move iTunes library from external drive to NAS without loosing playcounts etc

My Itunes library is on an external drive (L:\itl) while actual music files are on a different folder of the same drive (L:\music). I tried to copy the ITL and music folder on my NAS (Mapped as ...
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Importing my Apple Music library to Spotify

So I've been using iTunes for a while now and I have many songs from different sources: Music I ripped from my CD collection, converted into mp3 and then imported to iTunes. Stored on my phone's SD ...
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Make windows 10 recognize a application as a communication program for audio device

Question I have set one output device (my speakers) as my default audio output and another output device (my headphones) as my default communications device. I have several programs that I use for ...
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Is there a way to add album art to mka files with encoded chapters?

I typically use MP3Tag to add album art to any music file. However, I have noticed that .mka files with chapters cannot have an album art attached to them. MP3Tag registers each individual chapter in ...
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How can two programs have the same path?

I don't know if this is the appropriate section for asking such a question. It's about a music program I downloaded from the official website without any "extra". I've been very careful. Well, ...
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Make WMP sort by title by default / on startup

Windows 10 and WMP 12 here. I memorize, organize and match my songs by name, so I've set all my media players to sort by song title by default. Now I'm stuck with Media Player. It always sorts by ...

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