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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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Ethernet audio stream drops somewhere en route from Time Capsule through ATV to my receiver

Hardware configuration is as follows: Receiver, is connected via HDMI cable to .. Apple TV, which is connected via Cat 6 ethernet cable to .. Time Capsule, which is connected via Cat 6 to .. ...
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can't hear FaceTime on Macbook Pro Retina Mid-2015

I can't hear people when they FaceTime me, of course at first I thought they had muted themselves but actually the call works perfectly on my iPhone 7. I guess this is a problem with the FaceTime app ...
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How can I stop my Mac from automatically using my [input only] USB microphone as an output device?

I have a 2015 MacBook Pro on the latest version of High Sierra. I often use a USB microphone for Skype, etc. When I plug in the microphone, my Mac automatically detects it as an input source. This ...
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Why does iMac volume increase by itself?

I have an iMac running OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6. I have two Roland external speakers (older - maybe 2006) running from the headphone port/jack, and with many different apps the volume starts ...
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Delay with Bluetooth headphones [duplicate]

With every pair of Bluetooth headphones I've owned I've had a latency of about 50 ms. How do I get rid of or reduce this delay? MacBook Pro with Retina, Mid 2015, macOS Mojave 10.14.3 (but I had the ...
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Connect 2 earbuds iPhone 6s

Need ability for 2 people to listen to my iPhone 6S at the same time. Visiting museum while traveling. Tried finding spliters online. Only find ones the have charging and listening, not 2 sets of ...
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How do we mute the <censored> Facebook app?

IOS 12.1.4 (16D57) on iPhone MG5D2LL/A With Facebook not allowed to give any notifications except badges, … the sound turned off for Facebook in notification settings, … notifications turned off in ...
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Bluetooth Automatically Pairs with “Broadcom Bluetooth Device”

I'm experiencing a very annoying issue (Mojave 10.14.1). When I am staying at a hotel (which I do frequently for work), my computer constantly pairs with devices called "Broadcom Bluetooth Device". ...
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PS4 earbuds quit working on MacBook Pro after hitting mute button

I had my PS4 earbuds (standard ones that come with the PS4) plugged into my MacBook Pro (2017 model I believe) and I accidentally hit mute (F10) instead of lowering the volume (F11), and now they won'...
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How to fix bluetooth sound quality issue after Mojave update?

After updating to Mojave my bluetooth headset sounds terrible and muffled. After testing several bluetooth devices I was able to diagnose it wasn't the hardware. After researching I found: BT Sounds ...
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iOS custom keyboard clicks sound

Is there a way to customise the sound of the keyboard click that can be turned on / off under: Settings > Sounds > Keyboard Clicks
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Issue with AirPods + Apple Watch + iPhone (and Google Play Music): Can't play music with AirPods anymore

Today I was listening music with my AirPods through my iPhone XR, using Google Play Music. My wife sent me a "Walkie-Talkie" audio message, the music paused automatically, the message has been ...
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Internal Microphone Error with most updated Quick Time Player

I'm not sure why this is happening- my internal mic is in check, tested with another app & in system preferences. Couldn't find this error on Google anywhere so if you've seen this or know how to ...
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Playing local audio from an Apple phone

I have a telephone called ''I-Phone 5s'' that I want to use to play my own audio files, which I have on a computer running (Arch) Linux. I prefer not to use any cloud. How do I do that?
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Unknown Apple TV showing up in system audio menu

When opening the volume control / audio menu in the system menu bar I sometimes see "Apple TV" among the possible audio sinks. I don't own an Apple TV nor does one exist on my network so I'm assuming ...
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USB audio ducks when Notifications happen

I'm using a USB DAC (FiiO BTRK3). When my Mac gets a notification, it ducks the rest of the audio for about 2 seconds. It's a big duck too; All the way to 0 it seems. It doesn't happen when I'm ...
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Auval and Auvaltool not working through SSH

I was successfully validating audio unit plugins with OSX 10.11 over SSH. On my new machine which runs OSX 10.14 (Mojave) everything works fine until I try to validate a plugin from an SSH connection. ...
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Disconnecting bluetooth headphones

I have a (new) pair of Aukey EP-B40 bluetooth earbuds. Until recently (today!) they were working just fine. Now, when I try to connect to them, they seem to connect briefly, but: (a) they never ...
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Is audio and video slightly out of sync when iPhone is used with a Bluetooth earphone? [duplicate]

Because wireless audio through Bluetooth is usually slightly delayed, so when a Bluetooth earphone is used, is the audio and video slightly out of sync for: YouTube videos Videos in general, such as ...
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Can iTunes change metadata on the actual CD?

I used iTunes to rip a CD of a homemade audio recording of a friend. iTunes thought it recognized the CD but was way off (it guessed a lecture series about ancient history). However, when I looked at ...
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Garage Band live transposing MIDI input

I have a MIDI instrument whose input I'd like to transpose live (ie. so the sound synthesized for it is transposed up a third from the actual input, for example). I tried adding an AU Pitch Shift ...
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Identifying and removing unknown Sound device

Since I use my Mac for presentations at workshops and conferences, I've apparently picked up a whole bunch of "exotic" drivers that come as part of presentation AV equipment. The latest addition seems ...
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IMac Pro won't recognize my analog audio jack headphones. Help?

I have a probleme with my iMac, it won't recognise the jack headphones when I plug it in. When plug-in, in system and preferences, I'm not able to see the jack output. have tried the folowing method ...
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Specific pair of headphones doesn't work with my iPhone, but does work with other devices. iPhone works with other headphones

My Jlab Audio Earbuds work fine with my 2014 iMac, 2015 Macbook Air, Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and PC. They used to work with my iPhone 6S, but have stopped functioning recently—I can technically get them ...
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Limit iOS's app access to sound output

I am a new iPhone user, because Apple has formed an amazing partnership with Cochlear Corp (hearing-implant devices), so I can directly pair my cochlear implant with my iPhone. The app for this is ...
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How to prevent iMac from using the second monitor but still using its audio?

I connected my AV receiver to my iMac via the Thunderbolt-to-hdmi adapter but I do not have any TV connected to the receiver, meaning no screen. The whole purpose of this was for being able to use ...
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Split audio file with cue sheet

I've got a large audio file in MPEG-4/MP4 format (file foo.m4b returns foo.m4b: ISO Media, MP4 Base Media v1 [IS0 14496-12:2003] and mpv indicates that it's two-channel, AAC at 44.1kHz) and a ...
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Mac cannot detect external audio driver

A little while back I updated my OS to El Capitan 10.11.6. Ever since upgrading from Yosemite the OS has not been able to detect any audio device. In safe mode, it can detect so them and runs no ...
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How to fix font issue in iTunes?

This is audio book with English letters in file names. When I open those .mp3 files in iTunes, I get wrong unreadable font. How to fix it? Filenames in English letters: Unreadable in iTunes:
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iMac audio input port stopped working

Setup: headphones --> iMac -> amp -> microphone (The Amp, cords, and microphone all work fine as do all elements of the DAW garage band). History: We were successfully using an iMac connected ...
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MacOS bluetooth audio drops out whenever the audio stream goes silent

I'm using a Bluetooth speaker in Mojave, and I noticed that every time the video I watch is silent for a second there's an audible click as if the audio stream is being shut off, and when the sound ...
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How to control volume on Philips monitor

So I just installed a 48" monitor with extended display in my home office, however, I can no longer use the f10 - f12 keys to control the volume. I a colleague provided this guide: https://www....
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How do I play my music library on a Chromecast TV?

How do I play the music in my Music app on a Chromecast TV? In the YouTube app, I can select to play a video to Chromecast. In Pandora, I can select to play a channel to Chromecast. In the music app, ...
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How do I record from my mixer on to garage band? my MacBook won't recognise the aux cable input

Im trying to record a dj set from my turntables and mixer on to my MacBook. I'm plugging an aux cable from the mixer into the input line and the output line but they don't register or aren't ...
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choppy audio background playback on iOS 12

I'm facing a very annoying issue on iOS 12.1.3 with my iPhone XS Max and iPhone 7 Plus iOS 10. I use some current video player apps from App Store the support for the video playback, the audio ...
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Find background process causing jank, erratic mouse movement, choppy audio since upgrade to Mojave

I recently upgraded to Mojave in order to install a new SSD. Since then, I intermittently experience an issue where every now the CPU seems to freeze for a split second, a few times within a second or ...
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iPad still makes faint noise even though silent mode is turned on [duplicate]

I use an iPad pro 3rd gen 12.9 wifi 256 GB. I turned on silent mode from the Control Centre and even turned off system volume from settings. I also turned off the volume of music or video But, ...
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Play sound through earpiece speaker iphone [duplicate]

How can i make my iPhone 7 play all sound through the earpiece? I want to listen to music privately without headphones thought this would be an easy way to do it, pointing bottom of phone low-volume ...
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AppleTV4 Airplay 2 music out of sync with Airport Express Speakers

I recently updated my AppleTV from a v2 to a v4, as well as replaced three older Airport Expresses with the newest version that supports Airplay 2. This was done because iTunes 12 seems to have ...
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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 feedback sound on changing volume and on mouse clicks

I have 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. ...