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How to duplicate audio device

The situation is as follows: I recently bought Sennheiser GSX 1000. The device has two main modes: 7.1 and 2.1. The 2.1 supports 24bit, 96000Hz (Studio Quality) input. This setting I use for ...
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ffmpeg libtwolame mp2 how set options like mode or copyright

How I can change the audio mode (and other option flags) for libtwolame (mp2) encoder in ffmpeg? I've tried with ffmpeg -f jack -i ffmpeg -r 48000 -c:a mp2 -mode "m" -b:a 128k and also -mode 'm' -...
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ffmpeg take channels 7+8 and make a stereo

I have a 8 audio track mov file which I want to encode to mp4 using ffmpeg BUT take the tracks 7+8 and put them as stereo with 320k and 48KHz to that mp4. My line is this: ffmpeg -i %source% -map 0:0 ...
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Split Stereo Input Device to 2 separate Mono Input Devices

I have a Focusrite Scarlet Solo 3rd Gen that I am using to connect my microphone and console audio from my monitor so I can have all my audio in one place. It sends the audio as an input to Windows 10 ...
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Windows: quickly change audio output channel format or support intelligent upmixing

Setup: PC <--HDMI--> 5.1 AV Receiver ----> 5.1 speakers The PC is a source of both stereo music and movies with 5.1 surround sound. Problem: Playing a stereo stream on only two of the 5.1 ...
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Not Converting VOB to MP4 in Stereo Sound

I am having a problem converting VOB files to MP4 with stereo sound. I have been backing up my DVD's and converting the output VOB files to a single mp4. Lateley the only way I can get audio working ...
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Woofer doesn't work / upmix also doesn't work

I've got Sound Blaster Audigy 2 + Win7. My 5.1 speakers works perfect while tested, perfect with VLC for 5.1 movies and I have been successful to upmix Foobar for music. But I have problem with 2ch ...
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No Stereo Mix Input in brand new MS Surface Pro 6?

I require stereo mix input for my work (use of Audacity, Goldwave and Sound Forge). It is not disabled. It is simply not there. Have downloaded audio drivers from Realtek and via W10 Update, no change....
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How to properly downmix 5.1 sound to stereo

I usually watching Blu-Rays with PowerDVD 16. For some time now, instead of a monitor and a 5.1 sound system I used before, I use a television via HDMI now. The television only has Stereo. When I had ...
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Left/Right Audio Balance Locked Together on Bluetooth Headphones

I'm using Windows 10. I'm a bit deaf on one side so I need to change volume balance of my bluetooth stereo headphones in Window's settings. For some reasons, recently the L/R volume controls become ...
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Converting image sequence to stereo H.264 video

I have an image sequence of JPG files exported from Blender. I would like to create a stereo side-by-side (left/right) H.264 video using ffmpeg using libx264. My image sequence is as follows: ...
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stereo mix on laptop will not work with paired bluetooth earbuds?

I am wanting to use my bluetooth earbuds as headphones only, I am not trying to use the mic, just the headphones on the earbuds. I have disabled all other options except for headphones and stereo mix ...
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Is LFE channel completely lost when downmixing 5.1 to stereo using ffmpeg?

so, I've been reading a lot about downmixing 5.1 to stereo, but as documentation provides, it creates L and R channels, so is the LFE channel being included down the mix? Is it completely lost? I've ...
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How do I increase the stereo mode volume of my headphones when they're already at max?

I have an MDR-1000X headphone and on opening the sounds option for it, I see two options to be used for the output audio: the Hands-Free and the stereo part (as shown in the image below). Now when I ...
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MP3 CD compatibility with older MP3 capable car stereo system

I have MP3 files recorded on CD-R. The files play on a newer (2012) MP3 capable car stereo, but not on an older (2006) MP3 capable car stereo. The following caveat is in the User Manual for the older ...
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Stereo Microphone not working properly in mono applications

Some time ago, I decided to upgrade my audio from simple headset to Studio headphones and a condenser mic. For the longest time I used a XLR-1/4"Jack Mono to plug it into my Soundcards LineIn. I've ...
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How to verify whether a track is in mono or stereo?

Sometimes I have to verify using a reputable method if an audio track is recorded in mono or stereo, especially when researching older music albums. I have a reason to believe that Audacity doesn't ...
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How to convert stereo to right-channel mono on Windows 8?

I'm deaf on left side and I only can hear on right side. I have problems with videos that output in left channel or stereo, making it very difficult to hear. I discovered that I couldn't convert all ...
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Play audio through 2x HDMI monitors & 1x Aux Monitor

I am trying to get all three of my monitors to play audio out of their speakers however I am having an issue with HDMI connections on two of the monitors overriding the AUX connections Monitor 1: ...
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flac to “stereo mp3” not “joint stereo” using ffmpeg

After reading and trying contents of the post talking about flac to mp3 conversion, I didn't find the solution I try this command again and again for converting flac to "stereo" mp3: ffmpeg -i ...
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How to set the version of an output MP3 file in FFmpeg

I want to split a stereo MP3 file into two mono MP3 files using FFmpeg such that each of the mono files is MPEG-1 Layer 3 Version 1: I use this command: ffmpeg -i input.mp3 -map_channel 0.0.0 left....
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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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FFMPEG: Amplify one channel of audio file

Okay, so I have one audio file that's in .mp3 and need to amplify only left channel. I have found out how to do i on the whole file using this command: ffmpeg -i input.wav -af "volume=1.5" output....
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Can't get Stereo Mix to work through Skype no matter what

I'm trying to get Stereo Mix to work through Skype and I've been trouble shooting for ages. I've tried every fix from the first 2 pages of google and my friend who has gotten Stereo Mix to work ...
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ffmpeg downmix to 5.1+2.0 from 5.1

I need output of 5.1 + 2.0 (PCM, 6 mono tracks + 1 stereo track) from a 5.1 source. This means I need: first 6 channels input --> ch1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (mono tracks) + first 6 channels --> ch7-8 (stereo ...
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ffmpeg stereo3d not working with scale

I used this command to recode stereo video: ffmpeg -i seav.mp4 -vf stereo3d=abl:sbsl -c:a copy seah.mp4 But when I add scale it fails: ffmpeg -i seav.mp4 -vf stereo3d=abl:sbsl scale=2560x720 -c:a ...
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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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Is there a bluetooth adaptor that can take audio in via cable and transmit to headsets via bluetooth?

Sorry if the title is confusing and that is why I have created a little diagram. Basically I am trying to connect my Bluetooth headsets to my computer but since, I don't have native Bluetooth device ...
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Set different audio channel outputs for different programs

is it possible to assign programs to only output there sound to a specific side? I.e. skype only uses the left speaker/headphone while chrome uses the right speaker/headphone?
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How to connect music system speakers to computer?

I have an old stereo system lying around, I am thinking of connecting it to my computer/television. However the main unit of the system is no longer working. How can I use the stereo speakers with my ...
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Convert Audio 5.1 to Stereo [closed]

I am having issues playing the MKV video files I download on my friends TV, the TV shows I download have been playing just fine with no issues. The video portion of the files play flawlessly however ...
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How to get mono audio output in OSX on old macbook?

I would like to output all system audio as mono in OSX. Following this answer, I tried checking the "Play stereo audio as mono" option under the System Preferences > Accessibility tab, but it has no ...
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Windows 7: Merge Front and Back Stereo channels and output the resulting one in the subwoofer channel

I have a Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium, and I use the standard 5.1 analog outs on the back of said card. I am playing Elite Dangerous and have a custom buttkicker gaming chair, but apparently Elite has ...
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How to make Media Player Classic HC play audio as mono instead of stereo?

I'm using Media Player Classic HC (MPC-HC) and I want to know how to make it play in mono sound output instead of stereo.
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Possible to use Bluetooth headset in Stereo mode with Mic?

Okay, so I have this bluetooth headset (it's a Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless). I want to use it with my PC which is running Windows 8.1. I can pair it just fine. After pairing it adds three devices under ...
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Can I set windows audio to Stereo while VIA driver is 5.1?

I have a 3.1 audio setup (2 front, 1 center, 1 subwoofer) and I want to use only these in games - but what happens is the games are sending audio to the Rear channels which are disconnected, therefore ...
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Mono to stereo playback [duplicate]

OMG it's 2015 now and still there are guys who upload videos with mono sound. Is there still no way to do this: How do I force single (only) channel audio in youtube/flash videos to play in both (left/...
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Windows 7 configure speakers only gets sound through left speaker

So, my desktop computer (Windows7) is hooked up to a (mini) stereo receiver through a 3.5mm jack wire at the back (connected to a single 3.5mm jack AUX IN in the stereo receiver). The receiver is, in ...
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Properly downmix 5.1 to stereo using ffmpeg

I have a 5.1 audio track from a film where front left and front right contains music, and center contains dialogue. Playing the 5.1 track in VLC blends everything together nicely. I'm trying to ...
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(Lossless) conversion of stereo mp3 with one silent channel to mono

I have a couple of mp3s that are stereo but one of the channels is silent, quite annoying to listen to, especially in earphones. I can't get new recordings (the tracks are bootlegs with unknown origin)...
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Windows: 2 independent audio devices for stereo?

In our company we have several small USB speaker/mic combinations (jabra speak) for skype conferences. Is there a way I can just plug in 2 of these in 2 usb slots and then tell Windows (or iTunes) to ...
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Smartphone audio streaming - mp3 to stereo

There is a feature in modern smartphones where you can have a mp3 file in your phone and stream it to a bluetooth device for playback. My question is, how does this work? Since it is mp3, there is ...
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How to get 5.1 audio in Google Chrome?

I'm using Windows 7 and my speaker configuration is surround (5.1). I don't have any problem with games or my MP3 player. Games have surround output and it works perfect. MP3 player's output is stereo ...
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Turn 5.1 (or 7.1) sound card into 3(4) distinct stereo outputs

I'm planning a whole house sound system, but I don't make that much money. (I've already looked at some of the pro systems, and none of them quite do what I want, but that's another article) What I ...
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ffmpeg map_channel mutes the second mono file

I am having trouble with -map_channel options. I am using two seperate scripts (yeah I know I could do this in one script). ffmpeg -threads "16" -i example.mov -acodec pcm_s24le -ar 48000 -ac 1 -...
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Downmix drops low frequency channel

I have noticed a problem with FFmpeg downmixing. If I run a command such as ffmpeg -i infile.flac -ac 2 outfile.flac It will have identical result as ffmpeg -i infile.flac \ -map_channel 0.0.0 \ ...
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Batch convert mono WAV to stereo verbatim

I have a bunch mono .wav files which I need to convert to stereo in order to run thru lame. Lame can't encode stereo mp3s from mono input so that's what I need to do. I don't need any modifications ...
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Windows 7 stereomix

How can I download or turn on my stereo mix feature in Windows 7? In music chat rooms I can't play music. When I had Windows XP, I had the stereo mix option in Audio settings. I can't seem to find it ...
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Headphones stereo sound in mono

I have a new desktop computer with a motherboard MSI B75A-G41, so I have installed the HD Realtek drivers to get the audio. My problem is I use headset (Philips SHL9560) plugged in the front headphone ...
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Will “stereo mix” work with an amplifier?

I have realtek sound card, and trying to record sound with Java sound API. My PC's speakers are connected with an amp. and my mic is connected with amp. Now, if I play an audio file, and sing through ...