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How do web video players alter playback rate?

I've been playing around with playback rate (time stretching) using Librosa in Python. The time stretch implementation there sees to consist of a stft, followed by a vocoder time stretch and then an ...
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16 channel output under linux

I am a linux user and have recently purchased a Behringer XR-18 digital mixer that I want to record and play back on. I am using audacity to record and it works just fine so my Fedora Linux laptop ...
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Playing a Waveform Image

I am looking for a way to play custom waveform image via a phone app or even a website. Basically something just like Skin Motion but something that can be read via a picture. Does anyone know if ...
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Mac Audacity Pinned Playback

I'm on Audacity 2.1.2 on the Mac - I can't seem to enable 'pinned playback' as described under 'pinned head playing' here: http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/playing_and_recording.html I don't have ...
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Map MIDI signals to play custom audio clips

I'm trying to guess how to play audio clips using a MIDI controller. My controller is Yamaha DTX-MULTI 12 (Percussion pad). I've tried with Ableton Live 9 and it does what I'm looking for but I've ...
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Storageformat for audiobooks

So, I want to apologize in advance if this is not the right place for this question, but it was the most appropriate SE-site I could find (possibly apart from SuperUser). I have acquired quite a few ...
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What is playback volume?

This may be a stupid question but I'm not very sure what playback volume is. Can someone please explain to me what it is what it does? Thank you in advance.
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Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 Cubase

I recently purchased the Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 interface which comes with Cubase Music Recording Software, and I've been extremely frustrated with my sound when attempting to playback after recording....
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How to slow down playback speed of an audio file in Power Media Player--in Windows 10

This is an audio Police Interview and I am trying to identify the questions and answers. I am trying to make a document following a transcription type of method. This has nothing to do with music, or ...
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Recording piano part for rehearsal at different speeds

I can't afford a rehearsal pianist and want to explore whether I can record the piano part and play it back at various speeds for rehearsal purposes. I'm not very technologically advanced but is ...
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Split PC audio between 6 Bluetooth headphones?

I'm looking to play a video presentation on a PC, and I'm trying to figure out a way to stream that presentation's audio across 6 Bluetooth headphones. Each headphone would have a USB dongle. Is ...
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Bit OT: Looking for a multi-track player that can chase SMPTE or MTC

If this is too off-topic here I can move it, maybe to Video Production? I'm looking for a device or Mac/PC app that can play six audio tracks (WAV preferred) in sync with incoming SMPTE or Midi ...
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FastTrack Duo Line Out with monitors as windows default sound device

I have a FastTrack Duo on Windows10 with the latest drivers etc. I have a pair of monitors connected on the 2 x Line Out 1/4" connections at the rear. It works fine for monitoring output with Cubase ...
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Random Playback of lots of short samples

I have about 400 small clips of audio that I would like to play back in random order. The best way I have to try this so far is in iTunes .. I work in Logic and I wondered if anyone has ideas on a way ...
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How do you cache an audio (podcast) platform to playback immediately? [closed]

I use SoundCloud and Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts and both start playback almost immediately when I click on a show. Any idea on how they cache to achieve this?
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Disable Audition playhead “Follow Song”

In Adobe Audition, how to have an audio track playing, zoomed somewhere, and have the "portion of the audio track that is zoomed in" to not follow the playhead? In case I want to fine-tune the marker ...
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How do expensive headphones compare to cheaper ones? [closed]

Take the Monster Inspiration (specificially), how does a total audio noob know that these are worth the extra dosh in comparison to for example $100 Audio-Technica MX40's? Websites report on both ...
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Are flat-eq monitors actually necessary?

I'd like to preface this question by recognizing that no system has a perfectly flat frequency response curve. I'm aware that this question and this one address a similar concern, but they don't ...
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Pro Tools and playback

When using Pro Tools, sound playback is only possible in the software, nothing else can use the sound card. But before I reinstalled Pro Tools I was able to use sound card for any playback with Pro ...
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44kHz vs 48kHz for music playback [closed]

I was wondering what's the best setting for typical music playback. Songs are encoded with 16 bit & 44kHz, but my windows 7 sound playback is set to 24 bit / 48kHz (that was the default). Does ...
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New earphones ruined my music

Not sure what earphones they are, but I'm told they're made by Skull Candy... The sound coming out of them sounds... I don't know... hollow. I get echoes out of nowhere, bass sounds flat... It's ...
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The sound in Regal's RPX Theatre's

Regal just built a brand new theatre in my area and along with IMAX it has it's own brand of theatre called RPX (Regal Premium Experience). I have an inside friend who got a chance to watch a movie ...
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osx audio player with selectable soundcard output?

hi, i need to route the audio out of different software (e.g. browser, audio player) through different channels of my soundcard (rme babyface). but i can't find suitable audio players, they all seem ...
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Changing the sampling or playback rate

Why does changing the sampling or playback rate of a sound changes its pitch?
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Sound is playing slowly in After Effects RAM Playing

When I play my composition in RAM Playing, the sound of my composition is being slowed down a lot, so it is completely changed, but in my render the sound plays at the correct speed... My After ...
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How to get vocals from song using original song and remix using official vocals

There are some songs that have been remixed by the author, so you can assume that at least some parts of the vocals in both songs are the same. What is the order of operations using a program like ...
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Playback device problems

I keep getting this message when I try to start Protools... "Protools could not initialize current playback device. Please make sure the device has been configured correctly". I can't understand why ...
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Best software or hardware for playing back SFX in a live broadcast environment.

For example, a morning show that requires instant playback of samples or sound effects on triggers such as a keyboard or other device. I was checking out Playback Pro - anyone have any experience ...
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portable player to replace minidisc

I've been using minidisc players for the last decade. Since that technology is as good as dead, and so will by my last player soon, I'm in the market for the latest and greatest portable music player ...
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Is there ANY software that will play the lossless part of HD-AAC (aka MPEG-4 SLS)?

People under the stairs just released a new album called Highlighting using a new codec called HD-AAC (also known as MPEG-4 SLS) that was created by Fraunhofer. Basically it's a file that contains ...
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pro tools 9 odd freeze and crash

I'm working on 3 separate projects in pt9, not identical but similar in content. 2 of them work fine but 1 of them crashes after a second of playing back. This seems to happen anywhere in the edit (if ...
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Why does music often “stutter” when the BPM is manipulated in ITCH?

I've been using ITCH 2.0 with my Twitch for a little while now, and have been running into an issue where audio playback is simply unpleasent. Every now and then I'll be playing a track, and will ...
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How to sync playback control of Record and Reaper, without ReWire?

Is there a way to transmit the "play/stop/record/loop" commands to both DAWs so that they play in sync? Because of Record's lack of MIDI-Out support AND not being able to take incoming audio from ...
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Can I record a sound frequency I can't hear and play it back so I can hear it?

Can I record a sound frequency I can't hear and play it back so I can hear it? If yes, How?
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“Subtracting” specific audio using an Isolated track from the same mix.

I have an audio file (Music + Vocals) and I have an instrumental (Music Only). Is there a program or some way I can take the music file and subtract the instrumental leaving only the vocals? (Full ...
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Warning!!! A real NOOB question: Can I produce “Dolby” sounds at home…

Hi everyone, Was asked to write a cost proposal for a promo spot destined for cinema here in Switzerland and the producer replied with the following: "...Btw, how is it if the sound has to be dolby ...
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How to achieve best sound in MIDI playback

I have some midi files, and I'm playing them back with Microsoft GS synthesizer. Are there alternative synthesizers or methods for improving the sound reproduction to be more like real instruments?
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Playing a midifile through a workstation

Can you play a midifile thorough a workstation (via connected laptop) but play a sound on the keyboard not in the midifile? And if so, how? Thank You.
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amp for a viewing room

Hi guys I'm starting work at a film production company and they asked me to source an amp for playback in the edit suite for playback of the project to the director, producers and investors. Which ...