The audio tag is used for questions involving speakers, microphones, connections between them and computers, and applications for dealing with it.

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Adobe Premiere Pro: Audio/Playback Issues using USB Audio Codec

For several weeks I've been having incredibly annoying audio issues when using the "USB Audio CODEC" output in Premiere (latest version). I am on a Retina Macbook Pro, with a Thunderbolt cable going ...
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iPhone App That Combines Multiple iPhone Audio Inputs

I'm looking for an iOS app that uses multiple iPhones as audio input devices. Essentially, different audio would play on different iPhones, and then another iOS device would combine all of those ...
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Can we use only the bottom mic while recording audio using iPhone 6

For a school project, I need to record a video (60 fps) with audio recorded only from the bottom mic. The default Camera app seems to use all 3 mics while video recording, which creates a distorted ...
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How to prevent iTunes/QuickTime Player playing both the main (5.1 AC-3) and backup (2.0 AAC) audio tracks at the same time?

I have created for myself a build script to automatically import films into iTunes, making sure that they have compatible audio/video tracks. This generally means that if the input video track isn't H....
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How can I connect 2 headset microphones to my Macbook Pro so that we can both speak AND hear sound effects from the Macbook Pro?

This is for podcasting purposes. I just can't seem to figure it out. We both need to be able to speak and hear whatever noises/sound effects coming from the computer as all of it is being recorded. ...
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Audio streaming on iPhone SE drops out

I use two apps to listen to radio stations: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fip/id310237906?mt=8 to listen to french station FIP and "Das DRadio" by Sebastian Kutscher to listen to Deutschlandfunk (...
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ID tags not being recorded

I've been using Wondershare for some years on my Mac and PC computers to record tracks from Spotify etc. Wondershare will automatically find and incorporate track/album information into the recorded ...
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How to Stream audio from Windows 7 PC to MacBook without latency?

I'm trying to stream audio from my Windows 7 PC to my MacBook for the purpose of gaming. I dont have external speakers for the Windows PC, so I want to use my macbook as the "speakers" while playing ...
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What folder do alchemy samples get saved to in Logic Pro X?

I'm also curious about ESX, Drum samples, and Apple Loops. I have two folders on my Mac that have the audio files. One is Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support and the other is Macintosh HD/Users/...
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Automate Menu driven actions - XLD to verify flac with AccurateRip

I have ripped all my CDs over time, using different OSes (Linux, OS X, possibly even some with Windows 2000...) and different programs. I am now using XLD which verifies the rip using the AcurateRip ...
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The process of making custom notifications, iOS GarageBand, iTunes database, iTunes file format, AppleScript

I'm developing an iOS and Android app which uses custom notification sounds to provide users with step-by-step instructions. I've recently stepped through a pretty messy process of creating these ...
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VLC Stuck in playlist mode. I hear audio but no video!

My VLC player is stuck in playlist mode, and I can not get it to play the video but I can hear Audio. It doesn't work on any of my videos. But all my quick time files work. My VLC is up to date. It ...
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Are stereo audio files louder than mono audio files when played on iPhone bottom speaker?

Are stereo audio files with duplicate channels louder than mono audio files when played on iPhone bottom speaker? I know the sound comes out one speaker, just wondering if they add the two channels ...
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GarageBand 10.1.1 Removed MainStage Instruments

After updating to GarageBand 10.1.1, all the instruments I've downloaded from MainStage 3 have disappeared from the instrument library. They still seem to be in /Library/Application Support/GarageBand/...
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How to change Sound device without visiting System Preferences?

Are there any alternative ways to switch your Input/Output sound device in OS X? My goal is to avoid going through System Preferences and have as few keystrokes/steps as possible.
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Making a FaceTime Audio call using AppleScript

I have read through Make a FaceTime call using AppleScript, but the provided solution is for starting a video call. I am wondering if that solution can be adapted to make a FaceTime Audio call (and by ...
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How does my iPhone know which headphone cable I plug in?

When I plug in my Apple EarPod earphones, my phone sets the volume to whatever it was the last time, but when I plug in the auxiliary cable in my car (just a simple jack, no fancy infotainment system) ...
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My volume won't work when I play games on my iPod 5.

My sound works perfectly fine for music, camera shots, lock sounds...but when I try to play a game, the sound doesn't work. I've checked if the games are on mute and I've turned my volume and Sounds ...
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How much of the range can be used when creating audio caff files?

I'm creating some sounds to use on an iPhone app, using 8K samples/s, one channel, signed 16-bit linear. All done programmatically, as in C code to output RAW then using sox to convert to CAF. The ...
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Can't play audio to Denon DA-300USB DAC

I just got a Denon DA-300USB DAC, which requires drivers on the PC side but claims to work on the Mac without them (not unusual). This of course also means the user guide is useless, and seems to ...
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Safari playing a youtube video in the background

I start Safari, and after a few seconds, I hear what seems to be the sound from a video. (Sounds like a british guy playing minecraft) There are no windows or tabs open to YouTube or any other video ...
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Some Applications Muted on Mac when External Displays Connected

For some reason, whenever I plug in my external displays to my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014), certain applications seem to mute themselves. My audio output is set on Internal Speakers. One ...
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iTunes audio cuts out at random times when listening to music

This has been an ongoing problem for over a year now. When listening to music in iTunes, something is causing the audio to cut out for a second or two at seemingly random moments. I never stream music....
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Recording both sound and video on my screen via my Macbook Pro?

So I learned that on the Macbook Pro, the default Quicktime Pro has the ability to record video from your computer screen. This is great, but it doesn't have the ability to record sound unless it's ...
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Applescript: Choosing Sound Output

I want an applescript which allows me to choose sound output. Using this link, I created the following applescript. set theSource to (choose from list {"A", "B"} with title "Sound Picker" default ...
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User with hearing aids, looking for streaming options. iPhone streams, does macbook pro?

I have kirkland signature 6.0 hearing aids that pair well with my iPhone 6+. I'd really like to watch video on my macbook retina pro (late 2012) and somehow get the sound to stream from the video ...
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Can I use my Mac's speakers and AirPlay / Bluetooth at the same time?

I have an iMac at my home office that I'm often playing music on from the output speakers. I also have an AirPort Express with a speaker connectable to via AirPlay / Bluetooth. I was wondering, is ...
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How to record the sound also in a screen recording if the headphones are connected?

I would like to know If I will be able to record using quick time player or other application you may suggest, both audio and video on my Macbook Air with head phones connected !! When headphones are ...
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Broken Bootcamp built in audio with macbook Pro mid 2014 win7 x64, SPDIF LED constantly lit

Hardware: Macbook Pro retina mid 2014 15" Software: MacOS + bootcamp installed win7 x64 with latest updates Just recently speakers and headphone port stopped working and the SPDIF red LED light from ...
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Applescript, CSV, Text to Speech

I've now a script which reads a comma separated CSV-file with two columns, one for language 1 words and another for language 2 words. The script makes from each word an aiff-audiofile which is spoken ...
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Quicktime screen recording audio problem

I have an irritating problem when recording my screen through Quicktime on my Retina Macbook Pro. Sometimes a small bit of the audio is skipped (perhaps 0.2 seconds), and this usually means that I ...
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MacBook Pro Distorted Video, Loud Beeping, Really Hot

This almost always happens within a few minutes of starting the Sims 4, or watching Netflix. The computer gets hot (I guess is normal for an intensive game), and eventually the screen gets distorted ...
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Playing MIDI sound with default output

Is it possible to output MIDI sound without installing anything? I.E. I do have a MIDI keyboard and some library that allows me to read MIDI input. What I need is to output this signal on Mac with ...
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Do Apple EarPods work with Android smartphones (Micromax Canvas HD)?

I recently decided to use a pair of EarPods with my Micromax Canvas HD. Now, the Apple earpods worked fine when plugged into my laptop, but I noticed a very acute attenuation of the sound when plugged ...
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Custom ringtone is silent

I have a custom ringtone I created from an MP3 file a while back, and it's synced to my iPhone 6 [iOS 9.2.1/Verizon]. For some reason, the ringtone doesn't play at all on my phone - not when I've set ...
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Prioritize Wired Earbuds Over Bluetooth?

I have a somewhat humorous but annoying problem. I'll on the phone using the standard wired earbuds, then my wife starts the car in our garage downstairs. Since the phone is paired to the car, the ...
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How to record audio from an application/audio device?

My nephew is gonna be on the radio tonight. I'd like to record the stream either from iTunes or from my web browser. What are my options to accomplish that?
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Controlling the sound during a Keynote presentation

Cómo puedo controlar el sonido insertado durante la presentación. No puedo ver el icono y no lo puedo controlar. Tampoco me permite aumentar el tamaño del icono. El Keynote 6 6.1 no me lo permite. ...
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Using a USB audio interface with an iPad

I've seen some 2-channel audio interfaces aimed deliberately at iPad (I have a pre-lightning device), and others which claim to support iPad as well as PC/Mac. Does this imply that a regular 2-...
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How can I set an audio file as my voicemail message?

I would like to use a given audio file as my voicemail message. My provider does not provide a direct way to do this, but told me that there are workarounds to do this nevertheless. Is there any (...
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OS X El Capitan no sound output device found

Every time I start my Mac, there's no output device listed in system preferences > audio. In order to fix this, I have to reset SMC several times. I also tried to reset NVRAM. However, if I turn off ...
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Restarting a recording in GarageBand

I love working with keyboard shortcuts in GarageBand. I know I can start recording by pressing 'R'. Sometimes I want to stop recording, delete the take, bring the playhead back to its pre-recording ...
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Dual 27" Cinema displays…can I play both sets of speakers?

I have a pair of 27" Cinema Displays attached to a Mac Pro running OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. The displays have speakers. I'd like to play iTunes (or whatever else) through both sets of speakers at ...
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Headphone use with Airplay

I have an iPhone 6 that I like to share movies and tv shows via Airplay with my (Newest) Apple TV so I can watch them on a bigger 1080p screen. My question is can I listen to the audio with a pair of ...
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How can I connect my iPhone 6s Plus to my stereo?

I understand that Apple's iPhone Lightning Dock has a headphone socket that I can use: Connect the dock to powered speakers or a stereo using a 3.5mm cable (sold separately) to play music and ...
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How do I record video on iOS with external audio interface?

I would like to record a camera video on my iPad, but I do not want to use the internal microphone. I have a USB audio interface connected with the Camera Connection Kit, and the interface works ...
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Automate Conversion from m4a to mp3?

I have hundreds of sound effects - clips just a few seconds long each - that are all m4a files. I need to convert them to mp3 files. What's the best way of doing this? I see Automator can automate ...
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Minimum volume is too loud when using wireless headphone

I have this problem using an iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s with either of two sets of wireless headphones - Plantronics Backbeat Pro and Plantronics Backbeat Sense. The volume over bluetooth is much higher ...
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Can hear boot noise but no other sound

I have a MacBook Air A1237. I can hear the "dong" from startup, but in OS I couldn't hear anything. In System Preferences, as output, I see only headphones. If I plug in a headphone I can hear sounds,...
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Line In Headset's Microphone Not Receiving Input

I'm using Windows 10 (32 bit) with Boot Camp on an early 2009 iMac. I recently got an X2 from Ovann (http://ovann.com/c2223.html) and looks like this (http://phongvu.vn/gallery/avatar_upload/products/...