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I've had some success by installing XCode, then installing the associated hardware IO tools, which include the bluetooth explorer. The bluetooth explorer makes available tools..audio options, which lets you tune some settings. The settings I found useful were to increase the bitpool (which appears directly related to audio quality), and to increase the ...


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I had some success by installing XCode, then installing the Hardware IO extensions to Xcode (I seem to recall that was in Xcode..open developer tool...more tools). Once installed, you can run bluetooth explorer, which has two useful tools: Tools..audio options Tools..audio graphs Between these you get some specific settings you can adjust, and more ...


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As I noted on the response to this question: Yosemite bluetooth audio is choppy/skips, the XCode bluetooth explorer makes available some audio options (tools..audio options) that let you tune the quality of the audio via bluetooth. You need to install xcode, then install the hardwareIO extensions to Xcode.


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You can also tune the BlueToothAudioAgent by installing the bluetooth explorer that comes with XCode, and then within that, selecting tools..audio options. This gives a few more options, which are no doubt all also able to be set via the command line. There are also tools..audio graphs that you can look at to see what's going on. I found that tuning the ...


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It could be hardware related: plug a headphone into the computer and make sure it really connects. Disconnect it and reboot. I had a MacMini with defect audio and this helped to get it up for a while. If no startup sound appears, try the same again but let the headphone plugged in. Experiment with this. Note: When no startup chime appears, it probably means ...


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Analysis Since we are talking here of very risky component of the kernel coming from the disk, the first hypothesis to kill is a corrupted file system. Check your boot partition with: Disk Utility If errors appear, repair it, and reboot. Check for extension problem: Reboot your Mac without extensions: OS X Yosemite: Start up in safe mode If you don't ...


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In Yosemite, Whenever we try to use the dictation feature in OSX it mutes other sounds and active only the build-in microfone. You need to set some hidden preferences to make this work. Open Terminal and enter the two commands below: defaults write com.apple.SpeechRecognitionCore AllowAudioDucking -bool NO defaults write ...


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Try to reset both your Mac and the TV, that works for me.


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In Audio Midi Setup, you may have the choice of which is the primary input in non-ASIO applications… Alternatively, it might be possible to rearrange the inputs if you use an Aggregate device I've only used Aggregates for testing, experimentation, so I'm no expert - but it appears you can renumber the channel order by clicking the individual channels ...


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Here's a possible workaround, for a subset of use cases, that doesn't require any new software. We use Slack at work, and I like to play iTunes kinda loud (in my headphones). Sometimes I was missing Slack audible "bings". Just fyi that you can set iTunes volume lower in the iTunes UI, and then set the overall system volume in upper right system menu ...


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I have had the same problem trying to download midi music files. I get around the problem by downloading the link and opening the file using Finale (MakeMusic software). It is a bit of a nuisance because I cannot preview the file before downloading and opening, but at least I am successful. I hope this problem is solved by Safari in the future. Amid all ...


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MIDIPlayer X from the Mac App store - £0.79 in UK. Simply drop the MIDI file on to the app.


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I've just gone through this process for a second time but the last action I performed was a complete reset of the SMC. After then re-pairing the MacBook to the UE Boom it seems the drop out issues have in fact gone completly. How to reset your SMC


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Yes, so there will be loss of data when doing the USB and Apple conversion. So best one is to use analog. You seem confused over the process here. The analog-to-digital conversion is the important step, and it should be done as soon after the source as possible. The audio in/out port on any laptop is designed for speech over video calls, not music, and ...


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Here is my 2 cents worth on that topic. Analog input (3.5mm jack) would go directly to the audio processor on your system and depending on the quality of the processor you will get some level of audio, but not the same as the audio line it self. If you use Audio to USB now you might have additional signal loss due to USB been the converter to serial data ...


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You can record external audio with a breakout cable like this. But for best results, you should use a USB interface. I have this and it works great (and can be battery or USB powered).


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Select the track. Go to edit (click the i in the bottom right to open all the effects and such). On the bottom where it says "Input Source" change to Mono.


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try sudo killall coreaudio. You got the words backwards. audiocore was never a thing in any version.


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Though I have not been able to get Audio Hijack to do it all, it comes close. I have configured it with (e) being the virtual device (2ch) from soundflower and setting the source for the narration device to that virtual device. As pointed out by @Tetsujin, (3) can be done within the Skype app.


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I recently bought the h8 headphones as well and was looking extremely looking forward to them. I have the same problem though with the bluetooth dropping out. I believe it is the weak signal from the h8's not the mac (i am on a 2013 mac pro). I have a pair of harman/kardon headphones I had been using previously with the same computer over the last year, ...


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Max (freeware) can drop stereo to mono - though I'm not certain if it will take .mov as input (never tested it). You might need to convert it to a distinct audio format first.


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Posted as answer just to be able to inline pictures... Not really sure how to test this, as I don't have a Macbook - but what happens if you use Audio Midi Setup & mute the unwanted output? It might then skip it when you unplug the headphones. …or possibly setting up a Multi-Output device, set to be your default output, with only the used connections ...


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I had the same problem with my iphone 6 plus Im on ios 8.3. My phone would only vibrate no ringtone. My fix: Toggle the ringer button on the left side of my phone OFF and ON. Additional settings (if it would help you): Settings>Do Not Disturb> Manual (Off) Scheduled (Off) Allow Calls From (Everyone) Repeated Calls (On) SILENCE> Only while iPhone is ...


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"System Preferences → Sound → Samsung HDMI is the solution." This got downvoted but it actually worked for me. System preferences, sound, selected tv. Then it didnt work and I raged a bit. THEN i realised I had to click on "Output Sound" which opened a new tab. Then i clicked select output sound and then clicked on my Tv. Worked. I was happy about ...


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kextunload is a formal interface for unloading kexts in the Darwin OS and in Mac OS X. Unload the system audio driver: sudo kextunload /System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDA.kext Load it again: sudo kextload /System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDA.kext If not "AppleHDA.kext", another kernel extension in /System/Library/Extensions/ may be what you're ...


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macbook air needs a lavaliere plug that has 4 sections to the plug to override Mac's attempt to only allow mac products. An inexpensive lavaliere type will work with a 4 section inexpensive plug


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What plugin-type are they? GarageBand will only use AU plugins, with a .component extension, it can't use VST etc. Each plugin type ought to be in its correct sub-folder - Components, Digidesign, HAL, VST etc See Interface types explained (VST, RTAS, AU, etc.) Finding Audio Units plug-ins on your computer & How to Install plugins for Garageband - Add ...


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Turns out it was a bug with an equaliser app I was using, Boom 2. They have fixed this in their latest update. Hope this helps anyone with the same issue.


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There is an alert noise when logic board is failing/has failed. Have you tried various start-up options?


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System Preferences builds a preferred list for your audio outputs and inputs based on which ones you pick over others. To work around this you will need to manually select the audio output you would rather use once when the undesired one is available and again when it isn't. This method will work in most (but not all) cases.


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I had a similar problem when I used an older version of AirParrot, it would not switch the Audio back to Built-In. Had to manually go into preferences. If you checked the System Preferences -> Sound -> Output and System Preferences -> Sound -> Sound Effects and it does not show Built-In option when headphones are out: Make sure there's nothing stuck in ...


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My partner's iPhone is extremely quiet and tinny sounding (mine is not). I believe this to be blocked speaker holes - I can just about see what looks like chocolate blocking them! Is it possible that this is your cause?


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For Music anyways, check your EQ in the Music tab of Settings. Some sound quieter then others and vice versa. For Speaker Phone I'm not so sure, but as a universal problem it may be Volume Limit, also found in the Music tab of Settings.


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Try booting into Safe Mode, by holding down the Shift key when restarting your Mac. If the problem persists even while in Safe Mode, then it is a hardware issue. There is a small little micro-switch inside that can fail or get jammed with dirt. If you can't get it to work by using a can of computer cleaner compressed "air" (it's actually butane, IIRC) ...


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I don't have any experience with the specific drivers, but here is how I would attack the problem. I would get a USB drive with a Mac partition I can wipe - it should be 20 GB or so (10 might work as well) and I'd download a clean OS installer from the App Store and install a clean OS onto that test partition. You can use startup disk preference pane to ...


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The audio ducking controls in iMovie 10 are in the adjustments bar under the sound tab. In the sound tab, there's a slider labeled "Lower volume of other clips" and this slider ranges from around 20% ducking to 100%. More about this in this tutorial video I made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EChiImCZbno


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It means that you cannot control volume for that output device. Usually I solve this issue going into sound preference panel and changing the output device to speakers and back to headphones. Now your volume control should work as expected.


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Bluetooth volume is set independently of internal speaker volume. Same control, the +/- buttons on the side of the iDevice, but once you are streaming to bluetooth, the actual control is then adjusting Bluetooth send volume, not speaker volume.


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Your headphones come with two different cables: one without a microphone one with a microphone The sound quality differs when you use one of these cables, the rest of your setup stays the same. So it is high likely that one of your cables is of low quality or just broken.


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I've been researching this type of connection set-up and came upon this page. I saw a few people mention (I think in the Amazon reviews) that you have to connect the adapter to the headset first before connecting it to the phone, that for some reason it mattered which thing got plugged in first... that to not try to understand it, it was just an "Apple ...


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I use AudioHijack Pro it costs money though. I can rip audio from DVDs and Internet streams.


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Old question, but one you can do that nobody mentioned is, download a bunch of Video Lectures using Itunes U. Add the selections to a Playlist in iTunes. Right click the Playlist and select Burn Playlist to Disc: There will be Disc Formats : Audio CD. and MP3 Cd. selecting either of those options will strip just the audio out of the disc. Selecting Mp3 ...


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Short answer: With your headphones plugged in, go to Preferences > Sound, and check the balance between your L and R channels. Long answer: I read that some people did not hear anything through their headphones and had solved the issue by unchecking the "mute" option under the sound section. Mine was already unchecked. The balance was fine too, but my ...


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Turns out it was the jailbreak Activator tweak from Ryan Petrich. When I uninstalled it, I can go to full volume again.



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