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Questions tagged [audio]

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 hijack and loopback setup for spotify eq

I want to have the following setup on my OSX machine: All audio should go to a Loopback device (call it "main"), configured as the main system audio device, so that I can use the native OSX volume ...
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What kind of 3.5mm extension cables are compatible with Apple EarPods?

I bought a pair of Apple 3.5mm EarPods, but the cable is a bit too short. I'd like to buy an extension cable, but I'm unsure what kind of cable I need to buy that will maintain all of the EarPods' ...
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I cannot get audio in using Thunderbolt to Firewire

My MacBook Air recognizes my device. I have confirmed audio on the tape. I have swapped cables. The audio in works fine using Elgato to USB, but that results in some artifacts in the video. I'd like ...
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Edirol UA-101 OSX Mojave Drivers

I have an Edirol UA-101 and have recently upgraded to Mojave. I was running of High Sierra which supported the audio interface, however I am struggling to make it compatible with Mojave. Is there a ...
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Maximum number of audio channels over HDMI

Is MacOS Mojave capable of sending more than 8 audio channels over HDMI? For example, if I purchase a DisplayPort -> HDMI 2.0 adapter, will I be able to select more than 8 audio channels in the MIDI ...
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No audio when moving mp4 to non-Apple device

Some project-mates have recorded a video on an iPhone. All is as it should be when playing the video on the phone and on their macbooks, but when we move the video to our work computers (running ...
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Bluetooth headphones disconnect a few seconds after connecting on macOS

When I pair my bluetooth headphones (Bose QC 35) to my MBP running macOS Mojave, they sometimes disconnect a few seconds later. I try turning them off and on again, turning off bluetooth on my phone (...
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Mac mini 2018 HDMI surround sound output

I have a new Mac mini 2018. I want to get surround sound over HDMI. I have a receiver that is capable of transmitting 5.1 surround sound to my speakers, and HDMI video to my projector. I have ...
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How to screen capture audio from multiple programs into Quicktime via Soundflower

I'm trying to set up Soundflower with Quicktime so I can screen record with audio coming from a microphone and multiple programs at the same time. I'm using a MBP with a Focusrite Saffire Pro 40, I ...
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Clicking and noise when internal soundcard enables/disables on Macbook Pro

I've been having issues with my early 2013 15" MBP. The problem started after a drink was spilled over it (a perpetual risk in the live event industry...). Whenever I'm using headphones, but before ...
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Midi keyboard sustains note after key is depressed

I have been using a midi keyboard with the third party app Playground Sessions, and it worked fine. I broke the midi cable connecting my keyboard, and since I replaced it (with the same model cable) ...
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No audio in Safe Mode

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) Mojave. I have been using Safe Mode to see if I can find out information about my trackpad. Then I quickly realized that I do not have any audio. In System ...
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How to control sound of connected external monitor? [duplicate]

I know this is not natively supported in macOS, but I think it could be easily solved by an app that does the following: Set the sound volume on the external monitor to a desired maximum level. The ...
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Sound balance keeps changing on High Sierra and Mojave

i have a problem that every time when i reconnected my Bose QC35 II the sound balance was to the right instead of balanced in the middle.
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MacBook Air (Early 2015, El Capitan) Detecting Headphones in Audio Jack When None are Connected

Rather than listing the Internal Speakers as an output device, my MBA only shows "Headphones" in "Headphone Port." Restarting the computer did nothing, and resetting the PRAM seemingly did nothing.
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iPad volume keeps rising all by itself

I've searched in settings and tried turning my iPad off, but nothing has helped. It's so freaking annoying I am scared I will get in trouble. I am not sure what kind of iPad mine is (apparently ...
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Piano Lesson option in GarageBand does not recognize Keyboard

I have a Casio CTK-2500 (non midi, non USB keyboard) connected to GarageBand through audio out and a Behringer UM2 interface. I can record a track, but I have to listen in direct monitoring while ...
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No sound in iMovie of video recording using the Screen Recorder

I have an iPad (2018) 9.7-inch. I've recorded a video using the screen recorder. When I play the video on the iPad I hear a sound. When I import it to iMovie I don't hear any sound. Even when I ...
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Keep needing to restart coreaudio

I'm on High Sierra, and finding that every so often (while I'm watching a movie), the sound just stops. I have to go to terminal to kill the coreaudio process, which then restarts and everything is ...
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No audio going into GarageBand

I just got a Blue Snowball iCE, plugged it in and my Mac recognized it fine. In System Preferences > Sound > Input, Blue Snowball shows up and is selected and I see the input level meter moving in ...
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How can I “un-disable” software in Mojave?

I bought a new Macbook Pro, installed Mojave OS, installed drivers for audio hardware / sound card, and the drivers showed up on the list of "disabled software". I've had several talks with Apple &...
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How to fix no audio in final cut pro

No audio in final cut pro shared QT video So I made a video on final cut pro but when i used all the default settings for sharing as a master file into my desired location it makes the video but in ...
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Microphone is not working in iPhone 4s

I know this question is a poor one but I don't know what happened to my iphone i am using it from past 2 years but its microphone suddenly stopped working and i am having problem in recording voice ...
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What is stored in the NVRAM that could cause my Macbook Pro to fail to detect sound output devices?

My Macbook Pro (2016, 4 thunderbolt 3 ports) has this very annoying problem where something breaks in the audio system, and it stops playing sounds and being able to detect any output devices. It's ...
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Safari stops playing audio after user login

This was happening since Sierra for me and it's still here now on Mojave. Every time, when closing my macbook over night (just switch user to login screen, no logout or shutdown), if I don't quit ...
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Disabling Audio on Internal Speakers for High Sierra onwards?

I have users in my lab that run sound via their speakers. I would like to disable the ability to do so on all machines in the lab to prevent this, whilst still allowing them to use their headphones. ...
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iPhone plays particular album staticky through a particular system

I have one album on my iPhone — A Perfect Circle, Mer De Noms — that sounds horrible when I play it through a particular system, my Harman/Kardon HK 3480 via AudioQuest Beetle (Bluetooth). It sounds ...
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(Airpods) Very poor connection/choppy quality between Airpods and Macbook

Ever since I updated my OS to High Sierra 10.13.6, I've been experiencing very choppy connection between my Airpods and Macbook. If I'm sitting right in front of my computer, the sound seems to cut ...
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Swap audio channels of input in macOS

I want to swap audio channels of input (left channel from microphone should be right). I have tried a few apps - LineIn, Soundflower, JACK, but they can only redirect input to output with some ...
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iPhone 8/X etc (lightning only) splitting audio & mic using external mixer

I have an iPhone 8 which doesn't come with a 3.5mm audio jack. I'm looking for a way to connect my mixing desk to my iPhone to allow sound that would be naturally routed to the earphones routed to the ...
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Native sampling rate on an iOS device

In Android each device has its own "native sampling rate" (older 44100Hz, newer moved to 48000Hz) where if an audio matches that rate the latency is better. But the phone has no problem playing other ...
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Quicktime Player audio output assigments

I'm a video editor. What I want to do is export (from Premiere) a clip with 8 discrete audio tracks and play them back using Quicktime player with each audio track coming out the individual outs on ...
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stop starting sound/chime iMac Mojave

I want to stop the starting chime of my iMac with Mojave. I tried a couple of things from the web: sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=%01 sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=%00 sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=" " ...
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How can I have Applescript select a specific sound output in mojave? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a script to have the OS select my appleTV as a sound output. I'm using this: tell application "System Preferences" to activate tell application "System Preferences" reveal ...
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How to stop iPhone from listing Apple Watch as audio source during phone call?

When I click Audio: I get 3 options: 1) Iphone 2)speaker 3) apple watch I have IOs verison 12, I didnt have problem in my previous version at all. I have searched for this kind of behavior online ...
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HDMI Audio doesn't work on AMD RX580 Mac Pro 5,1

I have a Mac Pro 5,1 2012 and just installed an AMD RX580 GPU. The sound doesn't go through the HDMI so I have to plug into the headphone outlet on the front of the computer (and can't use the ...
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GarageBand stopped recognizing my piano/keyboard after installing MacOS Mojave

I have a piano/keyboard (HP 137R Roland Digital Piano) hooked up (via MIDI to USB) to my Mac Mini computer and it has worked fine with GarageBand (10.1.6) and Synthesia (10.3.4077) for years. Then ...
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Using Audio MIDI Setup Multi-Output Device with AirPlay (AirPort Express)

Has anyone really ever made that work? It seems like the function to use an AirPlay device within a Multi-Output setup should work, but when changing the default output to the Multi-Output device it ...
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Mystery Sound on my Macbook - Triggers every 3-5 Minutes!

Weiiird problem. Every 3-6 minutes something is triggering my computer's text-to-speech to say the word "nut." I have zero programs running in the background, I know it is internal because I can see ...
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How to record audio from terminal in macOS Mojave?

Since macOS Mojave apps now need to ask for permission to record audio. I want to record it from the built-in microphone of my Macbook. This means that a lot of old tools are broken. For example, sox ...
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What process sends audio output?

My MacBook Pro and the one before that are both making strange popping sounds once in a while through external speakers in a Dell UP2715k; but only when external speakers are connected. The noise: ...
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Aggregate devices not working in Skype (piping audio from iPhone and internal mic)

So what I'm trying to accomplish is to allow me to play audio from my iPhone in addition to speaking through my internal microphone, both which are going to be used as audio input. I followed this ...
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How do I use a Mac as a wireless speaker for an iOS device? [duplicate]

I know it’s possible to do this when the device is wired to the Mac (using Quicktime’s record audio), but I haven’t found a way to do it wirelessly.
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How do I disable the charging chime with Mojave on 2018 a MacBook?

Searching for commands to disable the charge chime, I have run both of these. defaults write com.apple.PowerChime ChimeOnAllHardware -bool false; killall PowerChime defaults write com.apple....
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QC 25 volume suddenly increases on Macbook Pro 2015

I'm using a pair of Bose 25s with a non-oem mike/cord. Occassionlly when I'm using them with my mac the sound will rapidly max out and start blaring. It's really aggravating. This headphone has a ...
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Has Mojave broken Applescript: set volume output volume?

set volume output volume 25 I've used that simple code for well over a decade to set my Mac's audio to a specific volume (25, on a scale of 0-100), but since upgrading to Mojave, running it causes no ...
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Audio In to BT out on iPhone

I want to get audio in (from TV or other audio source) into iPhone and use iPhones capabilities to send this audio over Bluetooth (BT) to a external BT receiver. Any possibilities to get audio in via ...
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How can I run “say --output-file” without it hanging (and worse) with more than 310 bytes of input?

For my non-commercial curiosity, I'm interested in turning some of Lewis Carroll's work into machine-generated speech. When sending the output to an audio device, the say command can do this even with ...
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How can I use my Bluetooth speaker for 2 Apps Spotify + Microphone Apps at same time?

I would like to play the music on my Bluetooth speaker while singing over the music played from another application such as Spotify or YouTube. (Microphone Apps can be downloaded from the Apple store ...
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Is it possible to have audio follow window across multiple displays

I'm using multiple monitors and would like to have the audio from any particular app window come from the speakers associated with the display where the app window is shown. Anyone know of a solution?...