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Record and playback mouse and keyboard scenario

Back in the day, when i was using Windows 98 & XP, i used a freeware tool that requires no programming skills and which allowed to create scenario based and mouse and keyboard captures I remember ...
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Would a DAW controller be able to control VLC (or similar) playback when VLC is not in focus?

I am on Mac. For interview transcription, I use VLC. Typical operations include play/pause, playback speed control (faster/slower), and backwards/forward jumps. That all works fine, as long as VLC is ...
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How to make internal laptop speakers and headphones two separate playback devices

Currently, my laptop (MS Windows 10 Home) has one playback device - named "Speakers, Realtek(R) Audio" in which accounts for both the internal speaker sound as well as the sound when ...
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Play audio file on repeat while fading volume up from 0% to 100% in 2 hours

I've tried play alarm.flac fade 7200 repeat 999 but the volume-fade resets itself to 0% on every repeat, it should just rise continuously and then indefinitely settle on 100% as the audio repeats ...
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Windows 10 media keys affect multiple apps at the same time

I have a problem on my desktop Windows 10 computer where the keyboard media keys affect every media application simultaneously. If there are for example multiple media players plus youtube in a ...
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Quickly toggle microphone playback (sidetone)

first post here. I would like to quickly be able to toggle microphone playback through speakers (side tone). The specific steps and settings I am referring too can be seen here: https://superuser.com/...
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I can't get vlc to play from where it left off in windows 10

I'm unable to get vlc to resume a video from where it was previously stopped in the playlist. It always starts at the beginning of the play list.
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4k Video Supported by Chrome but not on Local Video Players

I am using Linux Mint Cinnamon 64 bit on my laptop which has Intel HD graphics along with additional 2GB graphics card Radeon R5 M330 with 8GB RAM along with Intel i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz*2. On my ...
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Monitor playback device - Windows switches between playback devices when monitor is switched on

I have headphones (Razer Kraken X with virtual 7.1 surround sound) plugged in to my desktop, I also have a monitor (MSI Optix) connected via HDMI. I have regular stereo speakers plugged into my ...
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Using playlist playback in VLC

BACKGROUND I'm using VLC to listen to an audio book on win10, which have hundred .mp3. So, I put all of the .mp3 file into a playlist in VLC. Obviously, I can not have enough time to play all of ...
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Is there a way to automatically play music when headphones are plugged in? (Windows 10)

Is there any way to configure the audio driver (on windows 10) in a way that it will automatically start playing music when it detects that headphones have been plugged in to the audio jack?
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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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JBL headphones have miserable sound quality with bluetooth on laptop, deactivation of mic (the supposed fix) is not possible

I bought some JBL LIVE 650BTNC headphones and am trying to use them via bluetooth on a windows 8.1 laptop. The pairing works, but the sound quality is abysmal. This is not the case if connected via ...
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How to disable media controls on Windows 10 lock screen?

Windows 10 (I'm using version 1903) enables handling of media playback from the lock screen. It would be fine if it limited itself to audio explicitly played by me, but this has recently for some ...
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How to renumber usb audio playback devices windows 10

I always forget how i fix this, but in the audio playback devices in windows 10, windows will start sequentially numbering a device anytime you replug the device into a new USB port, there is a way to ...
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How do I play a 4:3 video stretched to 16:9 on FFplay?

I want to play a 4:3 video stretched to 16:9 in FFplay. What is a command line for that?
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Can I lock my PC(Win10 OS) and still run audio in my DAW and playback softwares?

Is it possible to lock the PC without it quitting or muting my Digital Audio Workstation(FL Studio 12) and audio playback? I've tried it several times... but the audio just kept on muting. It's very ...
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Preview 4K video on a smaller screen without scaling

I want to test some 4K videos and inspect their detail. However, I don't have a 4K monitor. What I want to do is zoom in the vide to preview parts of it in native resolution. Each pixel of the video (...
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What is the difference between 16bit 48000hz with dvd quality and without dvd quality?

As the attached image, when I plugged Yamaha pjp-20ur on my Windows 8.1 notebook, the default format has two option: '16bit, 48000Hz' =>seems to be default '16bit, 48000Hz (DVD ...
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How do I create an AHK that disables a specific bluetooth device?

How do I create an AHK script that automates the following process: 1.Right click audio icon and enters "Playback devices" menu 2.Right click a specific bluetooth device 3.Disables this bluetooth ...
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How to add a playback device in Windows 10

Recently, with greatest reluctance I upgraded to Windows 10 and now I cannot see my secondary playback device when I insert audio jack. I tried built-in audio troubleshooting and it didn't help. I ...
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Is there any advantage to not using max volume? [duplicate]

Heyo folks, No one likes their ears blown off by loud music. I've noticed a side-habit of mine: I lower the volume of all volume controls related to playback down to ~90%, (e.g. Windows main volume, ...
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Multiplayer MMO and playback for an audience [closed]

I have an interesting challenge for the Superuser Elite. I'm setting up a 4 user LAN for an MMO in my basement. In addition to this, I'd like to mount a big screen LCD television on my wall for others ...
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Playing video in browser glitches

Is there any way to fix this problem when I play videos in a browser. Doesn't matter if its Chrome or Mozilla. Same goes when playing gifs, tho they stabilized after a few loops. Video playbacks seem ...
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Can't change default playback device on Windows 10

I changed the default playback device from speakers to headset, but sound is still coming from speakers. In this case, the default device is headset, but as you can see, the green indicator shows ...
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cannot set 'independent dual headphones' as default playback device

I sometimes listen music from my phone and sometime from my laptop via headphones. I figured out that my laptop is not giving a stereo output through headphones. After a little research I figured ...
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One keyboard two computers

I believe in order to send keyboard protocol commands to (2) computers at the same time I would need to sort of "host USB" device. I am trying to control 2 video playback computers sending space-bar ...
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Play PowerPoint slide show with custom timings on TV

I have a PowerPoint slideshow that uses custom transitions to advance the slides slides at different timings. I saved the slideshow to JPEG and transferred it to a memory stick to display on a TV. It ...
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How to separate volume level for front and rear panels and yet keep single sound device?

I have realtek HD Audio, and I'm pretty satisfied with its settings — my main speakers are connected to the rear panel and whenever I turn headphones in on the front panel, the former go silent and I ...
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How to switch audio from computer to TV (hdmi)?

At the moment my laptop is connected to the TV via hdmi. Both devices are active and can play sounds. Although I'm quite tech savvy, audio has never been my forte. My conundrum is this: While ...
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How to increase the playback speed of a recorded WebEx meeting?

My company records WebEx meetings. Playing them back usually starts in IE and then jumps to a standard WebEx client (showing the shared screen and participants list), and also has the playback ...
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Remote synchronized TV show watching [closed]

My significant other and I want to watch recorded TV shows together. Problem is: we live a few hundred kilometers apart and only see each other on the weekends, which we want to use for seeing mutual ...
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Applications continue to use original audio device, even though I selected a different default audio device

Problem example: Default Audio Device is my Headset. ITunes playback through headset. I switch Default Audio Device to Monitor. ITunes continues playback through headset. This happens visa versa ...
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Playbak device not recognized when using HDMI

I recently purchased a new laptop that came with windows 8.1 . When I first got the computer I tested that when I plug in my HDMI cable into the computer and connect it with the TV, the TV is ...
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Duplicate sound playback device

I was going to play a game with friends using TeamSpeak. I wanted to seperate our voices from the actual game, yet still hear both in my headphones. I suppose it would be possible to somehow ...
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Web Player playback for Ampache

Is there any way to add to Ampache the ability to playback audio files directly from a web browser without the need to use a local media player? Or do you have any other server-side music streaming ...
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Can I play movie files on my PC? [closed]

My PC has the following specifications: Celeron CPU G550 Sandy Bridge 1155 2.6 Ghz 2x2 GB DDR3 1333 Mhz RAM VGA built in CPU "Intel HD Graphics" Standard 500 GB HDD 3.5" Windows 7 64bit Can I play ...
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How does one switch tracks in Windows 8.1's XBox Music app?

In the XBox Music app (both app and Windows completely updated) I tried playing a folder full of MP3s from a USB HDD. In the screenshot above the track Sometimes is currently playing (indicated by the ...
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How to convert video for slow Android device

I know there is no best video codec or format. Because, each codec is designed for its corresponding job and situation. I have an Android Tablet, that can play any video with any codec or format, but ...
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Convenient way to switch Windows default playback device

I have loudspeakers and headphones, both of which are connected to the PC all the time (the headphones are wireless so what is actually connected to the PC is a USB cable from the cradle). If I want ...
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Two different speakers setup

I have two different speakers, and they are different brands. They both work on my desktop. I can plug both of them in but the sound only comes out of the one I set to default through Playback Devices....
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Can I enable sound on both HDMI monitors?

I'm using an nVidia GeForce GTX 660 on a Windows 8 Pro machine. I have 2 monitors, exactly the same model, both capable of playing sound through HDMI. They're both currently connected using HDMI (2 ...
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Audio playback device already in use

I have a headset: Creative SB Recon3D. Since today (after power went out) sound doesn't work through my headset on the PC, it works fine on a Playstation 3. I have Windows 7 64x. When I go to "...
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Send data from file to local UDP port

I've got an application, A, that listens on a user-defined UDP port for a specific message that normally comes from another application, B. Application B has a tool that allows recording these ...
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How to control youtube playback with Microsoft keyboard media buttons? [duplicate]

Is there a way to control youtube playback with play/stop media button on a Microsoft keyboard? Thanks
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Software to redirect audio of specific application to a different playback device

Is there a software to redirect audio of any application software to a different playback device. For example, I have a software without any advanced settings for audio output. I will then use this ...
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What speed is 'fast' and 'faster' in VLC?

VLC isn't very informative in its playback speed designations. Any idea as to which playback speed each adjective refers to?
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Not getting any sound from ATI HDMI

I am not getting any sound on LCD TV when HDMI are connected to ATI 5800 graphic card. I have checked all the volume on the Playback devices on Windows 7, I've clicked Test button on each playback ...
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Can I switch between playback devices without having to restart programs?

I got a pair of USB surround sound headphones. Unlike 3.5mm jack headphones, when these are plugged in they don't "hijack" the audio playback channel; instead I have to manually switch the default ...
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Full HD video playback acceleration with mplayer on Ubuntu Lucid

I know that for an NVidia card I can sudo apt-get install nvidia-current mplayer, reboot, and then use mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffmpeg12vdpau,ffwmv3vdpau,ffvc1vdpau,ffh264vdpau FILE.mkv to get ...
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