Questions tagged [music]

Questions about managing, listening to, or creating music.

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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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Google play music: how to find duplicate songs

I have uploaded thousands of songs on google play music. Most of them are not available on their library, some instead are available. I would like to clean up things, therefore I need a tool or a ...
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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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VLC player repeats last 10 seconds of song

When I play a song through VLC all is well until the end. When the end is reached instead of going to next song in a playlist, it will instead play the last 10 seconds of the current song then move on ...
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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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sorting files by number in itunes for music or ibooks

Earlier the files sorted fine but all of a sudden now the files are sorted as 1..09 followed by 100. Not sure what setting changed this behavior. See attached. Expectation -> files to be sorted 1.....
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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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Need help to fathom why my MPC client is not showing certain tags

This is puzzling me (obviously). I'm using mpd with the excellent cantata as client. Due to complete lack of documentation for the latter I'm scratching my head a bit. My issue is this: The client ...
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Configure a web app (Amazon Music or Synology Audio Station) as default music app in Win10

Is there any way to set a web app's URL as the default music app in Windows 10? I'd like music shortcuts, such as dedicated music launch keys on my keyboard, the launch the web app rather than a ...
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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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World of Tanks: How to make a music/sound BNK file

World of Tanks uses a file type with the extension BNK to store audio. Players can use these files to modify voices, music and SFX's. How can I make such BNK files to modify the game with my music, ...
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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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Music Keyboard Line In causing distortion even though levels aren't going over max amplitude or decibels

I have a Yamaha Synthesizer. The sound output is split with a male to two female cord. One of the sound outputs goes into my headphones and the other goes into the line in on my computer. When ...
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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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Can Filebot create subfolders based on artist or title names?

I've used MediaMonkey for music organizing for a long time, but I'm considering Filebot. My music is organized like so: Music/{ABC}/{A}/Adele/{Album Title [Release Year]}/01_{Song Title} So I'm ...
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In which folder does TIDAL store its music files?

I've TIDAL installed and would like to find the music files to check how big they are at HiFi and Master quality. Where are they located? I've searched on Google and can't find anything and also I've ...
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How to compare files in 2 HDDs, find exact copies and different files and sync only what I need?

Problem: I've got 2 external HDDs, which contains ONLY music files in many folders/sub-folders with some strict hierarchy (Artist/Band name - Albums name folders - song files), but different types (...
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How do I play or convert a Compact Digital Audio (CDA) file?

How can I play a Compact Digital Audio (CDA) file using Windows Media or Roxie? Can I copy this to a new CD or can I convert it to a WMA, MP3 or other file format?
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route live audio output to live .wav file

i found this nice visualisation program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVrf89SXvTM i really like it, but it can only play *.wav files in the same folder as the program executable is. but i want to ...
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Has my music folder any actual use or is it just a normal folder?

Is there ANY advantage to using this dedicated folder to store my music or is it just something Microsoft put there for no reason?
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How to automatically rename music files?

I have around 700 audio songs in .m4a format which I downloaded from YouTube, but they are named as videoplayback.m4a. Is there any way they can be given proper titles automatically? All are famous ...
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How to resolve iTunes sync issue (grayed out icons)

For many years I have been unable to fully sync my iPhone to my iTunes music collection on my MacBook, as there were a number of songs that, for unknown reasons iTunes would refuse to sync. The main ...
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How do I stop MediaMonkey from forcing itself as the device's default AutoPlay behaviour?

Whenever I plug my phone into my computer, MediaMonkey opens with it and starts to scan the device for music. The usual way to disable this behaviour is via the AutoPlay menu under the Control Panel, ...
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How to use audio autput and microphone input as a single Input?

Im was searching for a programm, that combines audio output and microphone Input as a single input. I am trying to live stream and I have to choose an Input, but I want the viewers to hear the audio ...

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