Questions tagged [audio]

Software to create, read, record, or modify audio.

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Broadcasting audio to multiple listeners

I am GMing for a Table-top RPG game online and I would like to provide my players with music and ambient sounds to make the game more interesting. Roll20, the software I am using does feature a way ...
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Open source (or at least freeware) software for using any MIDI controller on Windows

I have an Akai EWI USB (i.e. a MIDI controller to be played as a wind instrument). Together with the controller, they sell a software named "Aria" and produced by Garritan. However, I have read a lot ...
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Convert multiple .m4a or wav audio files to mp3

My question is about converting multiple audio files from one format to another especially from .m4a to mp3. Is there any software that can do it? Also I'm interested in converting it using only ...
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Software to distinguish music from spoken text

My parents have written short stories at a time where PCs were not so present. Unfortunately, many of those hand-written manuscripts seem to be lost. However, there are a lot of old cassettes which ...
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Record a sound and play it back after a user-defined delay?

I'm looking for any piece of software that would record a sound and play it back after certain delay set by user (e.g. 10 seconds). In other words, I would like to constantly listen - on my headphones ...
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Transcriber software for Windows?

Suppose that I am watching some educational movies. for example a course on a university that has been published on the web and I want to write a pamphlet for my self. Since I'm not in the classroom ...
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Android software to play video with sound from different file

Sometimes, the dub is in a different file than the video itself. What application can I use to play video, but instead of it's own sound (mute it) play one from another file I specify?
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Voice activated personal audio recorder with live rewind (time shifting) and wall clock stamping

I'm looking for means of implementing (or finding existing one) "personal audio recorder" like that of video cable companies when you can pause a live stream and play it back with the delay often ...
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Audio player showing timestamps

I am looking for an audio player that displays the timestamps of the recording instead of the duration. For example, if I play some 5 min sound file that was recorded at 16:30:00, I want the player to ...
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Choosing a Daw for Ubuntu

I currently use Ableton Live 9 and thinking about fully switching to Ubuntu. Ableton has no support nor plans for Ubuntu or Linux, so I have to switch or Wine/VM it. I know using VM/Wine is clunky for ...
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Open Source speech-to-text software for audio files in English

I have hundreds of hours of audio files in English that I need to transcript to the same language. Do you know a speech-to-text software that I can use to do it automatically? Obviously, the ...
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Where to find a minimalistic but fully compatible DLNA audio media renderer implementation or XML device description?

I'm working on an embedded Linux C/C++ project for capturing audio streams from various DLNA media senders and using the data for LED visualization effects. I have looked at multiple UPNP and DLNA ...
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Non-stop voice-to-text translation

There are a lot of great voice-to-text translation apps out, including Google Translate, Microsoft / Skype Translate, and various smaller names like Speechlogger and iTranslate Voice. I work in an ...
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Android app to monitor sound decibel levels for an entire day and output to data or graph

Requirements Android app Measures sound levels, sampling continuously or once every X seconds Can measure over long periods of time (8 hours) Can graph the results or output the data (time + ...
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Is there an audio player for Android which remembers my last position in a track?

I'm looking for an audio player application which can remember where I've left the track. Example: I'm listening track A and at time 8:52 I pause the track. Then I decide to listen track B. And at ...
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A web application to record and share audio files with an expiration date?

Similar to a Pastebin with an expiry date, I would like to record and share an audio file that is automatically being deleted after the expiration date has been passed. The use of the app should be ...
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Good . amr editor for Android (Marshmallow)

My requirements are unusual and hence hoping for solutions here I listen to a lot of . amr talks which are typically 3 hours duration with a file size of around 20 Mb I want to edit portions (i.e, ...
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Guitar tuner app for Android

Does anyone know where to get a guitar tuner app for an Android device, but not from the Play store? I don't use the Play store, only alternative app stores. I found a few but the security of them ...
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Any free software which counts the amount of times a noise occurs in a given video

I want to count the amount of times someone died during the course of a video. My idea to do this was to count the amount of times the death noise (always the same sound) occurs. Now sitting down and ...
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Emulate instruments with MIDI keyboard

I am looking for a program (preferably lightweight and free) that lets me use a Casio keyboard with MIDI to play or emulate an array of instruments. I am not looking into audio production at all so ...
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Channel changing surround sound solution

My computer and Television are in the same room on opposite walls. I would like to have them share a 5.1 surround sound system. The speakers will be oriented for the TV. My computer has 6 ports for ...
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Create video file with multiple audio tracks

I have an animated movie in three different languages, each in a separate video file. The picture is exactly the same for each file, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into ...
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Music Player with delayed playback function for dance

I'm looking for a music player software for Windows where I can configure a delay between clicking on the playback button and the actual playback. I need this for dance training at home, because I ...
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How do I effectively compile audio messages in android?

I have many audio messages, by default it is treated as music by my android device. My question is how do I properly organize them, I want to separate my music and audio messages. Right now I am ...
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Sharing sound devices between Linux and Windows machines

I am looking for a software capable to share sound output devices on an ipv4 network. Is it somehow possible? Ideally, I would like to hear the sound of a Windows machine on a Linux box. But the ...
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Cheapest software with MIDI support and sound effects

I am doing a musical for school, in which I will be playing on a keyboard, which will be connected by a MIDI-USB to my laptop, which will then apply a range of sound effects (synthesisers, electric ...
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App for long audio?

I'm listening to a 22 hour audio book in a single file on my Android. I've tried 3 music apps so far and it's almost impossible to rewind in all of them. I want to be able to change the current play ...
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Player for streaming audio/video on Drupal 7

I want to stream audio and video files on my Drupal 7 site. The module(s) must be available from drupal.org (but installing external third-party libraries is fine, in case they are gratis and free/...
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What (open source) audio manipulation programs are most popular with Blender users? [closed]

I've mostly used VLC, however I'd like to explore audio manipulation at a more in-depth level (for added effect to animations). I've been poking around Audacity, but I don't want to invest time in an ...
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Channel distortion/noise simulation on recorded audio files

I want to simulate channel distortion/noise such as telephony, VOIP and etc. on some previously recorded audio files. Can someone guide me by recommending some tools in this area? I'm looking for ...
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Sound for dual monitors: software that will allow me to set sound streams 'per monitor' on windows

I run a dual monitor setup, with displayport to each monitor. I also have a single pair of 2.0 speakers under one monitor. It feels a bit off when I have sound coming from one monitor, when there's a ...
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Android volume control to allow low volume

I am looking for an Android app that allows me to lower the volume below the regular 1-bar. I have tried Fine Volume Control and it has the functionality I need, however, I am looking for a free ...
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Video/audio chat programs that offer end-to-end encryption that do not let the service know of the content?

Skype is compromised, FaceTime is compromised, and I believe Ovoo is compromised. Does anyone know of any genuinely free (not free-to-try or in-app purchase-type applications) that offer end-to-end ...
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Win10 volume and speaker control (split audio to more devices)

Windows 10 sound controls are limited. You can control general volume and control individual programs (not apps). What I need is a tool that can: Play e.g. the radio from Microsoft Edge browser on ...
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Program measuring sound and generating an equalizer profile

This question is a companion to Automatically switch equalizer preset based on audio output (internal speaker or external). Context/problem: bad speakers As many people know, laptop speakers have "...
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Software solution for mono speakers in Windows 7

I've found many questions about this issue, but people would find a solution that I wouldn't find or they would solve the issue in a hardware way. For me, these are not an option so I've decided to ...
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wxMP3gain equivalent for FLAC files

I need an easy-to-use program that supports lossless volume normalization for FLAC files. I'm aware of programs like MP3gain and wxMP3gain, but these—surprise, surprise—only support MP3 ...
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Converting .cda files to .mp3 and CD ripping

I have a CD that I wish to copy out the songs on and listen to them in an MP3 format, however, the files on the CD are in a .cda format. I searched up several converters but there were so many ...
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Software that converts Audio to Video

I want to know how to convert an audio file to a video, of either with or without adding images. I know that TEncoder, a great software for Windows does that. But I want something like that for Linux. ...
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Call sound enhancer (equalizer) for Android

Sometimes in a bad connectivity conditions I have a bit of trouble understanding the person on the other side of the phone. Since I'm using an Android device with a quad core CPU and additional DSPs, ...
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Simplest audio editor, for Mac OS X

I simply need to record an introduction to insert at the front of a recorded audio presentation. That presentation is recorded as a .m4a file, Apple MPEG-4 audio. I just want add title info: who ...
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Programs to find, show, edit and save lyrics in Linux

I am using Linux and Windows in multiple-boot. When I go to Linux I start missing some programs to find, edit and (especially) save lyrics like the ones I use in Windows: Foobar2000 (with Lyrics Show ...
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Offline Talk Voice Recognition auto writer software (aka Note Taking) like Android but for PC

(i'm sorry for the title, hope in a good edit from a mod - not english native speaker here) Hello, I'm in the search for a software able to do the following: Take a wav, mp3, other audio format, ...
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Assessing the quality of an audio recording

I am looking for a program that can assess the quality of an audio recording. Quality as assessed by a human listener. It's a bit subjective, but not so much. Any OS, any license, any price, any ...
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Software to send audio via usb in Windows

I have a USB-RCA cable. I want to use it to send an audio signal from my Windows 7 computer to an older audio component. Windows does not recognize a device as present; I think this means that this ...
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Android app to mute sounds for some, but not all, notifications

Can anyone recommend an Android app that will mute the sound for selected notifications, but still allow the default sound for other notifications? Must work on Android KitKat. Prefer gratis, but ...
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Push to Mute Mic for an Individual Program in Windows 10

Is there a way to mute my mic (push to mute) for a single windows 10 application (xbox app) while keeping it active for all other applications? I'm a twitch streamer and would like to mute my stream ...
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An iPhone app to play audio in (from microphone) over speakers (or headphones)

My Father is deaf and uses a hearing loop around his neck to pick up audio. However, this needs a large, bulky box to amplify the sound. He bought a 3.5mm jack to Headphone + Microphone splitter (...
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use DirectSound3D effects again on Windows vista and above

In version prior to vista, they were an api called Directsound which allowed to access sound devices directly. On top of that api, exist DirectSound3D which allowed to perform spatial sound effect ...
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Mobile, hands free (audio only) ear training

I have a commute that lasts 20-60 minutes. During that commute, I want my Android phone to play ear training exercises for me. Since I will be driving, it is required that I do not need to interact ...

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