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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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Can I have my iPhone play sound for MacBook?

Say I am playing a video on my MacBook Pro, and I don't want to distract others with the sound. The problem is, I don't have a 3.5 mm Headphone or AirPods at my hand, but I have an iPhone 8 Plus and ...
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RECORDING WITH AUDACITY

I'm a DJ and have been recording mixes using Serato and Audacity. My older MacPro had a feature that allowed me to change to headphone port to an input and I could go directly from my mixer to the ...
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Using external microphone disables internal speaker

I have a Mid-2015 Macbook Pro, which has the combined headphone/microphone jack. I normally use it in clamshell mode, and in the past some people have had a hard time hearing me if I try to use the ...
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AirPods don't work when connected to external monitor - sometimes

I received a set of AirPods for the holidays and I'm generally enjoying using them with my 15-inch MacBook Pro (2018), which is running High Sierra (10.13.6). This MBP only has USB-C ports. Four of ...
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MacBook Pro: No click sound on changing volume and on mouse clicks

I ha ve a 13" mid 2012 MacBook Pro. I am not getting any sound on increasing/decreasing volume and on mouse clicks. The MacBook has suddenly stopped making those click sounds and the volume button ...
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Fix for 2018 MBP internal speaker noise bursts?

I have an issue with my 2018 15" MacBook Pro where the internal speakers will start to emit loud periodic bursts of noise after I've been using them for a seemingly random amount of time. If I use an ...
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Always output sound effects through Internal Speakers

macOS' sound settings can be modified in the System Preferences → Sound menu. In particular, you can change how Sound Effects and outputted audio is played (e.g., what device the computer should use), ...
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MacOS Say Command Hangs Writing to a File

For many years I've been using the say command to read back essays I've written. My workflow is Use say to write out an aiff or WAVE file Use an audio player like iTunes to playback the file, ...
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Mac-Compatible Sennheiser Lavalier Mic

I am doing podcasts and videos, and I am currently looking to upgrade my sound quality. I have my eyes on the Sennheiser MKE-2, linked here: https://en-us.sennheiser.com/clip-on-lavalier-microphone-...
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Pro Microphone iOS App Doesn't Always Save My Recordings

It was working well before. I don't think I'm doing anything different. (Note that Pro Microphone will spam you mercilessly unless you shell out nineteen clams.) It did save just one track that I ...
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Bluetooth audio slower and noisy

The bluetooth playback on my MacBook running Mojave does not work correctly on my media receiver (Onkyo TX-NR626, Bluetooth 2.1). The sound is noisy/crackling and the overall playback speed is slower. ...
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Internal macbook pro microphone not working on any browser, but working in apps (skype, slack, photo booth)

Specs: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) macOS Mojave v10.14.2 chrome version 71.0.3578.98 safari version 12.0.2 Using this website I can see the line but it isn't moving. The problem occurs ...
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iMac Speakers don't work

Looking for a little bit help here. I've searched everywhere and couldn't find an answer. My 2013 27" iMac doesn't play sound with the speakers (movies, youtube, itunes, etc..) but when I go to "...
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Mac multiple audio outputs [duplicate]

I want to play audio from both the headphones that I have plugged into my mac, and also just from the mac speakers. I've tried the audio output setup and it just shows them both as "built in output" ...
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iPhone XS video output for professional applications

I wish to use two iPhone XS as live video cameras connected to a SONY switcher via HDMI or SDI for a live stream. I have a couple questions: Can I output live video as a 'clean' signal image to the ...
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Safari 12 doesn't play icecast audio stream - “Unsupported plug-in”

I have a virtual machine (VMWARE) with macOs Mojave 10.14 installed. And I tried to open the following icecast link in Safari 12: http://nashe1.hostingradio.ru/nashespb128.mp3 It's a radio stream. ...
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connected bluetooth devices don't output audio on macbook air

I have a pair of wireless headphones, and airpods that i can connect to my macbook air via bluetooth. However moments after connecting and attempting to play some audio they disconnect and the audio ...
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iPod Click Wheel (4G Classic) crashes in the manner of refusing to wake up and I can't seem to figure out why

I've had this iPod since 2009 and it's been running a 32GB CF card via adapter. For seven years I've had no problems with it until I wanted to rebuild my library from scratch. All the files I've had ...
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How to create single-click/-keystroke shortcut to start recording on Mac OS?

I want to record landline calls at my desk with one-click or similar. For example, say I get a work call that I want to record, I just hit one key on my Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 keyboard or ...
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Dell DW15 docking station audio output set up with mac

I'm using a Dell DW15 docking station with a mac High Sierra and wanted to ask how can I set up the audio output so that when I plug in the audio jack in to the docking station the audio output would ...
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How to force “default” audio devices (maybe programmatically)?

Basically my question is similar to this one: depending on my location, my Mac is connected to different audio devices. Often, the Mac remembers that when I connect it to my dock in the office, that ...
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How to switch MacBook Pro back to Normal Digital Audio Out from Optical Audio Out?

I have a Late 2011 MacBook Pro (2.2 GHz Intel Core i7) for six years which means no Apple Care or Warranty. One day, Just after a Normal Boot the Audio was not coming and the Audio was permanently ...
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MacBook Pro failing to switch from SCO to aptX codec with bluetooth headphones

I have a pair of bluetooth headphones, which I use for making VoIP calls from my laptop (MBP 2014, 10.12.6). I can no longer get them to switch from the SCO codec to the AptX codec simply by ...
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GenLed SK-868 USB stick mounts to /Volumes/InstallESD instead of /Volumes/DISK_IMG

When I plug my GenLed SK-868 digital voice recording USB stick into my macbook pro (running macos 10.13.6), it sometimes mounts correctly and sometimes does not. When it mounts correctly, I see this ...
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Create a VST to access Audio Unit?

I have audio software that only uses VST plug-ins, not Apple's Audio Units. Does anyone know if it might be feasible to create a VST that accesses Audio Units? Particularly, Apple's own DSL Midi ...
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How do I ReAuthorize Quicktime Player to use the microphone when once it has been denied?

I wanted to use a USB audio input to record a video, and got something I've never seen before having done this 100 times; it asked "Authorize Quicktime to use the microphone?" I clicked no, because I ...
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Is there a way to use the IPad 2018 with both a midi controller and audio out?

The iPad Pro 2018 has a single USB-C port. I have a dongle (USB-C => Audio) that lets me use headphones, I have a dongle (USB-C => USB-A) that lets me plug in a MIDI Keyboard. What I want is to be ...
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Audio hijack and loopback setup for spotify eq

I want to have the following setup on my MacOS 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 macOS ...
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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 ...