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Questions tagged [music]

Questions about managing, listening to, or creating music.

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Manually copy music from Windows to iPhone

I tried using the charging/USB data cable and Windows Explorer to copy music to an iPhone however it doesn't do anything and there are no error messages. I'd like to avoid using iTunes as it loves ...
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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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HP Laptop (WIn10) & Kawai KDP90 connection/recording problems

I am video recording music using laptop, connected directly to my Kawai KDP90 digital piano. I'm also using a webcam and webcam app to record the video with the line-in audio. It works, but it ...
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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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How do I back-up my iTunes library with music I didn't buy?

So I'm currently on Windows 7, about to go to Windows 10 and i'm curious as to how, or even IF I can back-up my iTunes library of songs that I haven't purchased directly from iTunes (that are on a ...
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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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How do I make a Batch script play music without opening a window, like Windows media player?

I have been asking around on how to run an audio file within a Batch File without running an external media player, or if it does, it doesn't show the player on screen.
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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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Finding particular Windows Media Player playlists by one song

I have very large number of WMP playlists, many of which have been burned to cd, which are now aged/scratched. Is there an easy way to find the playlists that I need to reburn if I know one of the ...
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Can I write (200 MB - 150 min) music to a (700 MB - 80 min) CD?

I have mp3 songs of audio quality 320 kbps. The total size of the songs is around 200 MBs with a total playing time of around 150 minutes. Can I write these songs to an audio CD, whose specs are ...
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Gnome Music Player not showing songs in music folder?

My Gnome Music Player isn't showing the mp3 files that I have in my ~/Music folder. I have tried changing the search and indexing with tracker-preferences to make sure it searches the Music folder but ...
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Raspberry pi zero for lossless music?

I've seen a lot of DIY projects and open source applications for hi-res music players based on the Raspberry Pi. However, is the raspberry Pi Zero actually powerful enough to to do lossless music ...
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How to stop Windows 10 muting audio playback when screen turns off

I have found that on my new XPS 13 9360 with the creators update, if I am playing back music from any source (Spotify for example), when the screen turns off after a couple of minutes, audio seems to ...
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copy bottom files ignoring folders and structure (windows 10)

I have a music player that needs all the files to be in the root of the internal storage. My windows "Music" library I've been using through WinAMP has a folder layout of 28 top folder like so: #'s ...
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How to use a MIDI keyboard to save wav audio with Cubase?

I have the following setup: a Yamaha DGX-505, a Windows 10 PC, the Yamaha MIDI USB driver, Yamaha Studio Manager and Cubase LE AI Elements 8. I have reached a point where I can add a MIDI track in ...
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Adding ID3 Tags to Non-MP3 Files

I was wondering if there was a way to add ID3 tags to anything that isn't a .mp3 file. I commonly write guitar tabs using a program called Guitar Pro, and the output files are in a .gpx format. It ...
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Is it possible to turn a playlist into an .iso file?

My dad has had a question he's been trying to find the answer to for a while and I tried to help him find the answer but I too have had a hard time. I've spent all day googling for a solution and ...
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Remove MP3 Metadata from MP4 Files

I have a pretty large music collection that consists of MP4 audio files. There is a program that can play MP4 files, but it can only load MP3 files (go figure), so the entire collection has been ...
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how to play audio files with crossfading on Linux?

Is it possible to play audio files with a crossfading effect (track i fades out, track i+1 fades in) on Linux? A special case is when a single track is repeated in an endless loop. I'm using mplayer, ...
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Why can't I click Listen to Music in Windows 7 for Bluetooth headphones?

Here is a screenshot of where Listen to Music appears. I cannot click it, it simply does nothing if clicked. Alternately while in Playback Devices > Sound I cannot right click and press "connect". ...
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How to open a track without changing the playlist on foobar2000?

I would like to make foobar2000 my default media player but whenever I open a song my current playlist is replaced, it's not added to the current playlist. How do I change that?
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Setting ID3 “album artist” to be equal to “artist - album” combined

I tried to do it with EasyTAG but it doesn't seem to be possible. I'm going to create a big compilation of music and every song is from different artist and album.
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How to use Music-box for pc?

I have two music-boxes 100W/4 ohm. Could I use these for the pc, have the output connectors of the pc(integrated) enough power or should I find something like an active or passive amplifier(if ...
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Can I use headphone port as Aux input? [closed]

I recently moved house and I found a music system. Its called philips C170 mini hifi system: it has 3cd system and to this 2 speakers are connected through 2 wires. For the speakers to be connected ...
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Simple way to cut FLAC in Linux?

I'm looking for the simplest way to cut music in Linux (Fedora 25). It would be excellent if there's a command line option for doing something like: cut OriginalSong.FLAC -start 4m30s -end 5m15s >...
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“Open with” for multiple music files

The problem: I'm wanting to select and open multiple music files; doing this effectively queues them all allowing me to skip and shuffle through them, which playing each file individually wouldn't ...
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PC not differentiating Left/Right channel properly

I have an .mp3 (Bohemian Rhapsody to be exact). When I play it on my Mobile (Xiaomi Redmi 2), the lyrics "Little High", "Little Low" which are supposed to be on left and right channels respectively ...
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how to move files from subfolder to parent folder?

How do you move all files inside subfolders into the parent folder. eg: move all mp3 files inside lots of folders into parent music folder?how to do from cmd? i want the simplest and easiest way to do ...
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How can I convert .xm, .mod, and others to .mp3 using avconv?

I recently downloaded a pack of keygen chiptunes (via http://keygenmusic.net/), and most of them are in file formats such as .xm, .mod, etc. I'd like to convert them all to mp3, hopefully using a tool ...
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How can I count the number of folders in a specific folder level using Linux terminal?

I have a very specific directory tree on my music library. I would like to count all of the albums, excluding all the subdirectories. For instance, given this directory tree: /music/ /music/Davis, ...