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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Audio doesn't work in OSX but the start-up chime does

I have a MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2010 MacBookPro6,1 ) that the audio stopped working on. The audio jack has a red light on in it. In Sys Pref, under Sound, in the Output tab, only Optical ...
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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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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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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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Is there an app that creates a system-wide audio equalizer?

I like using iTunes' equalizer, but that only works in iTunes. I'm looking for some software that lets me apply a global, system-wide equalizer to Mac OS X. The app (or pref pane, etc.) would let me ...
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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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Wirelessly play audio from an iPad to a Mac

Is it possible to send audio from an iPad to a Mac to make use of speakers connected to Mac? Either Bluetooth or WiFi will work, it doesn't matter to me. The problem is, it's much easier to play ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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iPhone won't ring, only vibrates

I have my iPhone5 set on "Vibrate on Ring" and the volume is not on mute, but when someone calls, it only vibrates. I've included it in Notifications Center, but that doesn't seem to do anything. Do ...
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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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What format/bitrate are iTunes sample files on the iTunes store?

Is there anywhere which officially says what format/bitrate is used for the sample files which you play on the iTunes store? If there's nothing official, can any audiophiles work it out roughly? So, ...
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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 ...
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How to make iPhone camera silent?

On my iPhone, the camera shutter sound follows the ring/silent switch. However, I'd like the camera to be always silent, regardless of whether incoming calls & messages make a sound. Is there any ...
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Connecting 2015 15" Retina MacBook Pro to Dell U2715H?

What would be the 'best' way to connect the 2015 Retina MacBook Pro to a Dell U2715H monitor? If I wanted to use the monitors USB 3.0 ports and also output sound to a Dell soundbar, how many cables ...
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Bluetooth audio delay / lag, reason completely unclear to me

I have a bit of an odd situation, and wanted to ask for ideas. Recently started connecting a JBL Charge 2+ to my MBA 11 inch, mid-2013, via Bluetooth. I noticed that there's clear delay between ...
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Is Siri's audio wave a correlogram?

Back in the days of the Macintosh IIfx, when Dylan was going to be the Next Big Lanugage, I saw a video of a research program on voice recognition at Apple. The research claimed that the key to ...
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Can't hear or be heard when I call from my iphone 5

I cannot hear or be heard when I make a call on my iphone . But when I use VOIP application like viber and skype it works just fine and I can call and hear.My sim card works just fine on other ...
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Why won't my iPhone 4 play through my bose sound dock anymore? [closed]

It used to work, but now it doesn't. It now has iOS 5 on it. (I can't say for sure once iOS 5 went on it stopped working) When I plug it into the docking station I hear the audio click, the green ...
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USB WebCam disconnects and reconnects every 20 seconds

I have a curious problem. I have been using my Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 with my Mac mini (Late 2012) for some time now without any issues. That, however, changed few weeks ago when my webcam ...
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How do disable control by iPhone headphones?

I have bought 2 iPhone headphones from Amazon, good quality earphones with 5-star reviews, but unfortunately there seem an issue where it randomly initiates commands. Music forwards, music rewards, ...
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iMovie with Audio USB Interface

I am using iMovie for recording audio during a Lecture (I nees to see video during recording) with a M-Audio M-Track interface (two XLR microphone). The thing is that I can only record first ...
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What can I use for mixing/muxing/splitting/leveling audio inputs and outputs?

I was hoping to find a single tool that could arrange, in any configuration, any audio inputs and outputs on a Mac. A specific example follows. Devices a) Line In from XBOX 360 Audio Out b) USB ...
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How can I mix audio from separate devices and output to one device?

I have a USB audio interface which I use for recording. When I use some recording app (like Audacity), I can select the USB interface from a drop down menu, which will tell Audacity to use that device ...
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Route USB mic input to System Audio output for Camtasia 2?

I'm using Camtasia 2 for the Mac on El Capitan (10.11.3). I need to use two microphones so the audio will record to separate audio tracks. Camtasia 2 has one input audio source that does recognize the ...
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Stream different videos and sounds to Bluetooth headphones & loudspeakers

I have Bluetooth headphones & loudspeakers. I want to stream sound from iTunes to Bluetooth headphones and a YouTube video to the loudspeakers. I know that OS X allows to stream one source to ...
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MBP 15" Mid 2014: Bluetooth and Bootcamp

I have a bluetooth headset/headphones which I use perfectly fine with my iPhone and my Mac running El Capitan (they work perfectly as a headset and headphones there). With Bootcamp (Win10, latest ...
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How can I control sound from different applications?

I have a radio app that I listen to all the time. Then I want to visit a website which has sound (or a game). Is there a way to mute sound from an application?
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Missing Safari-plugin for audio/MIDI

I am using Mac OS X 10.9.1 (Mavericks) on a late 2012 27" iMac, running Safari 7.0.1 and I always install all new software updates. But now I have a problem with midi-files that are embedded in ...
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How can I adjust the music in imovie for part of a movie?

I have a imovie project that I am creating and I have video clips and an audio track which plays a song. I see that I can adjust the volume level of the song for the whole song but I want to lower ...
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No sound from mac, how to find the problem?

Good day, I have Macbook Pro 2012 with el Capitan 10.11.3. The problem - no sound from my mac. I have listen the music, after that I decide to insert headphones, when I'm taking out the headphones ...
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Afconvert & 5.1 audio: “transcoding multichannel audio may not handle channel layouts correctly”

Whenever I buy a Bluray, I convert it to an mp4 using a combination of makemkv and ffmpeg. This allows me to store my films on a single large hard drive without using up shelf space I don't have. I ...
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Headphone jack port not working properly

When I plug the headphones all the way in, it gives no sound. If I plug them in half way it does crackling noises. When I plug in the beginning with just a small pressure it gives perfect sound but ...
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Why does my iMac play all sound EXCEPT recorded?

I can play music, movies, iTunes, youtube, pandora - you name it - but if I use Quicktime or GarageBand or any other software to RECORD sound (or if I try to have a call via Skype or Google), I can't ...
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How can I turn down the ringer completely using the iPhone's volume buttons?

This question relates to all iPhone OSs... I am making leather iPhone cases and the mute slide switch is covered so I am looking for a way to use the volume buttons to turn the ringer volume ...
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Disabling sound output devices (e.g. Internal Speakers) in OS X

Since my Cinema Display is both connected through mDP and USB, I can (stupidly enough) both choose “LED Cinema Display” or “Display Audio”. Also, I never use the internal speakers since they sound ...
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List core audio devices

Using some old audio software that has buggy dialogs and I can't seem to be able to properly select my sound card. It just would stop responding when I click it. I found the software has a ...
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I need an application to read aloud any emails that come into a specific email address

I want a sort of audio server which sits in background (running on OS X, not iOS) and whenever an email arrives at a specific address, it reads it aloud. Ideally there would be also an option to ...
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Route the Audio Output to Input (not creating loop)

Can we have whatever music we are playing whether from spotify, logic, itunes, instead of coming out of the main output, be a part of what goes in to the input on e.g. logic or skype. This would ...