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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Plug headphone not support with macmini

I have a Macmini 4,1. I tried to use plug headset with mic for skype call, but it doesn't work. I can hear the voice from the other end, but my voice can't be heard on the other end. I tried with two ...
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Sound output device disappeared after upgrade

I have my Samsung TV connected to my Macbook Air via HDMI/thunderbolt. Everything was working just fine until I upgraded to Yosemite (10.10.5). At the moment, in the "sound" configuration in the "...
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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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Keynote 6.6.2, iMac, OS El Capitan: How do I export Keynote presentation to quicktime without the voice over?

I created a Keynote slide show. I created the 'audio' for the presentation using Garageband. I then dropped the audio into my Keynote presentation. Then I recorded the slideshow to time the slides to ...
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Audio from headphones disappears occasionally

I'm having trouble with my Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro. Here are the specs: 2.8 GHz processor 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Intel HD graphics 3000 512 MB Running OS X El Capitan This is a bit of a weird one ...
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What is the quickest way to unmute the phone app on a locked iPhone?

I use my iPhone to connect to conference calls at work. Frequently I'll need to speak up, with little notice. But it takes me upwards of three seconds to be able to unmute to speak: Click home ...
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iPhone 6 Microphone Not Working

When I call someone on my iPhone 6, the other end can't hear me unless I put them on speaker? My volume is all the way up.
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Why does my Apple TV 4 often turn my receiver off on startup?

I have an Apple TV connected via HDMI to a Pioneer VSX-S510 which in turn is connected to my Sony Bravia KDL-32W4000 TV. I have everything set to power on automatically, and I can control the ...
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Sounds are not working on Mountain Lion Notification Center

Although I see an option in System Preferences > Notifications to enable applications to pop a sound on new notifications, Mountain Lion is not actually playing those sounds. Has Anyone run into ...
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Do you know a simple sound booster app for Mac?

Some videos on websites have the sound volume so low that even with all sound settings at maximum levels it's hard to listen. I'm looking for an app that would allow me to boost the Mac's volume. ...
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Macbook air 13" early 2015 repeating sound of something getting disconnected

I've got a repeating sound of something getting disconnected from my macbook air 13" early 2015 with a random interval from 0 to 5 seconds. Reboot solves a problem for a while, but it randomly starts ...
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Extract audio from a folder of mp4 videos [duplicate]

Any good apps/tools for OSX that will convert an entire folder of mp4 videos into audio files?
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How to clone an audio CD (including pauses between tracks) under Mac OS X Mountain Lion?

I need to clone an audio CD, including the defined pauses between tracks. Under Linux, cdrdao would do the trick for me, but I cannot get the version from MacPorts to work — it will not read ...
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Sound on OS X doesn't work after Soundflower install

Because of missing native equalizer on OS-X (Snow Leopard) I had to use third party app Soundflower in combination with AU Lab. Everything was going right, but once I restarted OS X, the sound stopped ...
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Recording with Audacity using Soundflower causes echo/reverb

I'm using Audacity and Soundflower to record sound internally on my MacBook Pro. For example I can play a YouTube video and listen to it with head phones, while recording the sound output. All that ...
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How can I troubleshoot no audio via Thunderbolt HDMI connecting to HDTV?

I have a 13" late '11 MBP OS X Lion 10.7.5 I am trying to hook up to my LG HDTV with a Thunderbolt HDMI cable. Getting the display onto the TV is a snap. The audio, however, is not working. The ...
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Intermittent huge lag with GarageBand iOS

I have an iPad3 and a 2-channel audio interface. I get a huge lag when playing into Garageband - maybe as much as 200ms it sounds like I'm playing guitar with a delay pedal! As it is I have to disable ...
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OSX Yosemite + Fidelio Bluetooth Headphones + iTunes = intermittent sound output problems

I have a pair of Philips Fidelio M2BT bluetooth headphones that work perfectly with OSX Yosemite... when they finally work. Pairing was no problem, but switching them on requires endless tinkering, ...
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Speakers of Macbook Air 2010 model not working

I have a 13 inch macbook air 2010 model purchased 3 years ago. In the past year my speakers are not working. The speaker icon shows fine, but only there is no sound. More puzzling thing is, while ...
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Can iTunes Match recognize songs recorded from analog sources (line-in, cassette, vinyl LP, or FM radio), or only digitally-extracted CD audio?

This question about converting cassette music for an iPod inspired me to ask: Can the iTunes Match service provided by Apple recognize songs recorded from an analog source, such as recording via ...
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Macbook freezes every few seconds when monitor input is switched

I have a macbook pro running 10.11.5 El Capitan. I have it connected to two external monitors -- one using HDMI, and the other using thunderbolt to HDMI. These two monitors are also connected to ...
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Alert sound for incoming emails

I've searched everywhere but couldn't find it , Would you please guide me where I can find the default MAC Osx sound alert file for new email Regards
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Speed up GarageBand track and pitch the sound

I recorded some songs form an old tape. Because it was running a bit slower, everything sounds lower. I want to speed up the things, but without keeping the same tonality. I want to change the speed, ...
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Can I lower the minimum volume on my Mac?

Even when the volume on my MBP running 10.7.2 is set to only one bar - it is too loud for my use. When using headphones, the minimum and maximum volume configuration is just fine. This is not the ...
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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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IOS: Bluetooth not auto connecting to previously paired device

My IOS devices DO NOT auto-connect (auto-pair) to a bluetooth audio receiver device. However this works as expected on Android and OSX Yosemite. Thus I do not think it is the Bluetooth receiver that ...
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OSX loud siren that starts every 1-5 minutes?

This one is very odd. My 2010 Macbook Air running latest Mavericks was working very well just yesterday and today it started to play a "siren sound" (sounds a bit like warning/alarm/police siren), the ...
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Automatically use USB sound card when plugged in?

I have an external sound card that I plug into my computer through USB. Is there any way I can tell OS X to always default to it as output when it's available? Even if I plug it in while the computer ...
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MacBook Muted, some applications still provide sound

I discovered this not so long ago, when I started using Skype. I get notification sounds even though my speakers are on mute. The same thing happens with email. Suddenly there's a notification/alert ...
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OS X: How can I control the audio volume of a network computer, from another computer?

Is there a way to control the audio volume of an OS X machine on my network, from another OS X machine on the network? I have found ways to control the volume of my OS X computer from iOS devices, ...
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Bluetooth audio choppy/skips on El Capitan

I'm using the music receiver bluetooth TP-Link HA100 and when doing streaming from Spotify or iTunes the audio has clicks in and out and skips like a scratched CD. Simply unusable. I'm on MacBookPro ...
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Messages.app (Mac) does not play sound when message received

Why does Messages.app on my Mac (Yosemite) fail to play a sound when a message is received? On my Mac, I'm hearing sound from other apps. I hear a sound when I drag the "Output volume" in System ...
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Control of Audio Playback in Presenter View in Keynote?

I am a speech scientist, presenting speech sounds for listeners in a lecture. I have multiple audio clips (each a separate .wav file) embedded in my slide, and I want to be able to play each audiofile ...
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Audio latency when using Multi-Output Device, connected in Target Display Mode

I've hooked up my Retina MacBook Pro to my iMac via Target Display Mode via a Thunderbolt cable. I would like to play audio on both computers' speakers. I have set up a Multi-Output device in Audio ...
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How can I play music while chatting in Google Hangouts?

I want to play music while chatting in Google Hangouts and let both parties hear it, as well as our talking. I'm using Apple earbuds with a built-in (external) mic on a MacBook Pro from about 2009. ...
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Right speakers malfunction on MacBook Pro Retina

My laptop has this crackling sound on the right speakers no matter the volume. The noise is not heard with a headset. I noticed this after updating my software to the latest one.
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How can I disable the screenshot sound on iPad?

How to get rid of the screenshot sound on iPad? (iOS 7) I have tried muting the iPad but it doesn't work.
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OS X: Route audio output to audio input

I'm using Evernote for note-taking whilst listening to a video file, and I want to use the application's voice memo function to record small snippets of audio from the video file. Previously I have ...
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Why does my iPhone not have any audio during phone calls?

My iPhone 5 is having a strange problem that affects phone calls only. (And yes, I've tried rebooting.) Regular Phone Call When I call someone, or someone calls me (whether via iPhone or non-iPhone)...
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can't set iPhone 6+ headphones to max or full volume when playing music

When I'm playing music in Spotify or any app with Apple earphones or auxiliary cable in my car, I can't turn music up to full volume. It goes as far as yellow indicator and 'High Volume' but won't go ...
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What kind of input Jack can work on a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012) audio input port?

I was planning to buy a new mic for my MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012), but I tried connecting an old mic and nothing happened. The old mic is not broken, because I tested it on another PC and it ...
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Keyboard shortcut to mute audio in OS X El Capitan?

I can't find the default keybinding to mute the sound in OS X El Capitan. I just want the whole OS to be muted. Running osascript -e "set Volume X" from the terminal is not what I want to do. Because ...
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iPhone 5C behaving like headphones are plugged in

I updated my 5c to iOS 9.3.2 and since then the phone has been behaving as though the headphone are plugged in. Neither speaker nor microphone work normally when taking calls - I hear nothing and the ...
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How to conference call with FaceTime audio?

I'm trying to do a 3-way call on my iPhone with two friends who both are running iOS 9 (as am I). I click the "add" button while in a call with one person and whenever I click their name or click the ...
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Why won't the audio switch back to my Internal Speakers after having used Apple TV?

When I extend my MacBook display to my TV using my Apple TV, both the video and audio work well, being output through my TV. However, when I disconnect my Apple TV, the video disconnects, but audio ...
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Do Apple Lossless tracks remain lossless when sent via Airplay to a 4th gen Apple TV?

This question, from 2012, asks whether there is loss in the signal quality of an Apple-Lossless-encoded file when transmitted from a Macbook to an Airport Express. I am wondering whether things are ...
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Thunderbolt Display's audio 'cracking, hissing' noises after El Capitan upgrade

After an upgrade to El Capitan(*) audio played through the Thunderbolt display gets distorted after a while. This is regardless of the audio source played (Spotify, iTunes, soundcloud web). Switching ...
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Send audio from my laptop to my iPhone over Bluetooth

I have an iPhone 4, and Philips dock speakers which I use with the phone. The dock doesn't have any aux input, and I would like to use the dock as a speaker for my laptop. I know I can achieve it ...
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No sound when making calls with iPhone 6

I'm using iPhone 6. Sometimes when I answer a phone call, there's no sound. Only when I answer again or call back can I hear the voice. Does anyone else have the same problem? Do you know the reason?