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Can I write (200 MB - 150 min) music to a (700 MB - 80 min) CD?

You can write 200MB to the 700MB disk if the disk remains a data disk. If you want the CD to play in home audio systems/stereos then the MP3 files will be decoded to raw PCM (like a WAV file) during ...
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Do most music CDs contain the needed info about their tracks?

The specifications for storing music on CDs is called Red Book. There is an extension for Red Book called CD-Text. It allows for storage of additional information (text as album name, song name, and ...
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Do most music CDs contain the needed info about their tracks?

Shouldn't such info already be available on the music CD itself? I think most of us, as consumers, would say yes. And is it there? Almost never in my experience. Certainly the software I have ...
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Can I write (200 MB - 150 min) music to a (700 MB - 80 min) CD?

700 MB is calculated to 80 minute in CDDA (Compact Disc Digital Audio) format. What you asked is a little bit ambiguous so, here's a break down of what you may have asked: You can burn 80 minutes of ...
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How to delete music as it's being played

Windows Media Player has an option to allow this. Go to Organize -> Options -> Library and check the option Delete files from computer when deleted from library This option requires your music files ...
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Can I write (200 MB - 150 min) music to a (700 MB - 80 min) CD?

The "700 MB / 80 Min" label is describing two very different way of burning a CD. A CD can be burned as a "Data" disc or as an "Audio" disc. 700 MB is for data version. 80 Min is for audio version. ...
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How to delete music as it's being played

Well, good old Winamp has this feature. You can add your whole library, browse it through Winamp, and delete files directly from it. To be honest though, I haven't used it in ages, so I don't know if ...
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How to separate voice and background music from a video file

Spleeter Spleeter is a Python library that can extract music and vocals from a joint audio source. It is machine-learning based and can provide different output types (the number of stems extracted). ...
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How to delete music as it's being played

I think you're doing a lot of unnecessary work by running your windows maximized. Resize your Media Player and Explorer windows so both are visible at the same time and not overlapping. Some ...
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Can I write (200 MB - 150 min) music to a (700 MB - 80 min) CD?

Yes, it can be done. But it's not likely something you would want to do. A CD carries 80 minutes of stereo sound. But stereo means there are two channels. If you wanted to get creative, you could ...
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Apple Music skipping through songs

I think you computer is not authorize. Go to: Account --> Authorization --> Authorize this Computer I solve this problem like this! Good luck!
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How to delete music as it's being played

EDIT: I no longer recommend this answer. See my other answer involving MusicBee, which combines the functionality of MPC-HC with the user experience of Windows Media Player, and then some. I found a ...
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uploading music automatically with Google Music on a Linux server

I think what you appear to be looking for is https://github.com/thebigmunch/gmusicapi-scripts - a set of python scripts to upload, download or bi-directionally sync tracks. This, in turn, draws from ...
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How to delete music as it's being played

There's an alternative hack that might work: use the sidebar to rate the songs as 1 star, then at the end, sort by stars in Explorer and delete the items with one star. Note that you'll need to not ...
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How to delete music as it's being played

Since kicken's answer to this question only seems to work on Windows 10, making me unable to test it, and since I got tired of trying to make MPC-HC work for this purpose (it does, but it's glitchy, ...
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How to use a MIDI keyboard to save wav audio with Cubase?

MIDI is essentially recording note presses and parameter tweaks. What you currently record is transmitted back to the midi keyboard, which is why it works. What you want to do is download a VST ...
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VLC player hotkeys will only work while it is selected

This page seems to be the top result for this problem when Googling "vlc media keys not working", however the top (and only) answer doesn't actually address the problem. The information is useful for ...
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How to move tracks from one foobar2000 playlist to another?

If you select a group of songs you will be able to click and drag the songs to a new playlist. This will have the behaviour that you have seen. Instead of using the left mouse button to click and ...
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how to move files from subfolder to parent folder?

You can also use PowerShell: Get-ChildItem *.mp3 -Recurse | Move-Item -Destination . It searches all subdirectories of the current folder for .mp3 files and moves each to the current folder (.). You ...
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Are there any Linux MPD (music player daemon) player alternatives for a network music server / player

Groove Basin is a competitor to MPD. It even supports the MPD protocol in addition to its own (better) protocol. It has built-in loudness scanning, file system watching, Last.fm scrobbling, Auto-DJ, ...
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From a quality perspective, what is better: turning volume up in the software, in the OS, or on the speakers?

When you send an audio signal through a chain of volume knobs (of any kind: analog, digital, physical, software), set each one as loud as you can without clipping or distorting. Otherwise, you ...
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How to refresh GNOME Music?

Use the GUI utility tracker-preferences to update relevant information. gnome-music uses tracker to find your music. The easiest way to interact with tracker is through the tracker-preferences ...
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Do most music CDs contain the needed info about their tracks?

Not intended as an answer, but it doesn't quite fit in a comment. Actually, even the oldest CD Audio standard made it possible for a wealth of meta-data as a very slow bit-rate on the side of the ...
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Can I write (200 MB - 150 min) music to a (700 MB - 80 min) CD?

Depends of the way you want to burn it. There are 2 ways to do it: If you want to write it as an classic Audio CD, with a single session, that you can play in ALL the stereos with a CD driver, you ...
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Importing my Apple Music library to Spotify

Spotify Supports Local Music To address your last point first, Spotify does indeed support local music: In addition to over 30 million tracks that we offer, you can also use your Spotify app to ...
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Is there a single catch-all-features tracked music format?

Note: I'm an OpenMPT/libopenmpt developer and have worked on code dealing with module formats for more than ten years. The quite simple answer to this question is "no". Not even the IT format, as ...
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Export total length of mp3 files in a folder?

You can get it easily with oneliner: $ for file in *.mp3; do mp3info -p "%S\n" "$file"; done | paste -sd+ | sed 's+\(.*\)+(\1)/60+' | bc Explaining: mp3info: gets individual mp3 length in seconds ...
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How to move tracks from one foobar2000 playlist to another?

Apart from Mokubai's answer, keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + X and Ctrl + V also work as expected for cutting and pasting songs from one playlist to another.
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I cant hear voices when my R and L balances are set to the same number

I suspect that you have cross-talk between your L and R channels, and the vocals are out of phase in the two channels (either because of something like this in the original audio data, or because that'...
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