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Questions tagged [audio]

Audio refers broadly to the information, be it acoustic or electronic, entering, traversing, or exiting some medium.

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Audio Editing - Smoothness

I've recorded rice falling for the effect of sand but was hard to recorded it perfectly with it trailing off just at the right moment and I have little noises of the odd rice hitting the side of the ...
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Extend video without re-encoding/encoding/re-compressing/transcoding

I want to change the audio of a video but the audio is longer than the video, when I mux them (ffmpeg -i "audio.m4a" -i "video.webm" -acodec copy -vcodec copy "out.mkv") the video that comes out doesn'...
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Filter out calm parts of audio, let through really loud ones

I have a project where I have one video and two audio tracks. The first audio is from the line-in microphone, the second one is from the room environment. I only want the second audio to play when ...
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Best audio, video, and image formats for Nature Recording

Wondering what the best audio, video, and image formats are for nature recording like BBC Planet Earth documentaries. Wondering what is typically used, and which ones are available that are "open ...
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How to resolve ffmpeg error “input contains (near) nan/+-inf”?

I'm trying to convert some old WMVs into MP4s, but ffmpeg will not do it. I keep getting the following error: input contains (near) nan/+-inf audio encoding failed Exact command used is: ffmpeg -...
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DaVinci Resolve Some Audio Has Effects I Didn't Actually Put In

So on some of the audio strips in Resolve 15 have audio effects that I didn't actually put in. It seems to only add effects I used in other strips. On some strips the audio effect is only applied to ...
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Set audio channel title in a MOV file with ffmpeg

Today I received some materials in a MOV container. The MOV file is done pretty well and if you see in VLC they assigned also the channels names (channel title). This is something that I would like ...
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Long video ffmpeg transcode makes audio go out of sync

I have recorded a 50 minute video, edited it in Hitfilm Express to censor/blur people, and exported it in Hitfilm's high resolution format, generating an 80GB file. When I try to transcode this file ...
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What is the difference between audio Sampling rate and Frame rate?

I have a video file with audio. ffprobe reports two different numbers: Sampling rate and Frame rate. I understand the 48kHz rate--there are 48,000 audio samples every second. What is the other number, ...
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By how much can video and audio be out of sync?

If I have an interview or lecture style video and the audio is out of sync, by how much can it be out of sync before the average person would easily notice? I'm currently trying to create an HTML5 ...
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How can I force YouTube to convert my video's audio stream to Opus or Vorbis / Youtube Red issue

I know the answer, which is probably "there is no way", but bear with me for a moment. I am uploading videos to YouTube, and on my Android phone I am downloading them using YouTube Red. I am playing ...
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Too much bass in desktop sounds with a headset, but not during recording, only afterwards

I recorded some video footages with my voiceover, both with Fraps and OBS. (Also streamed with the latter) While I was playing everything was fine. (I played with a headset) When I played the videos ...
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Mixing audio with HDMI video to replace the sound from the camera

I would like to live-stream from a camera, but replace the audio from the camera with a higher-quality mixed soundtrack, ready for sending over HDMI to a transmission device. How can I do this? I ...
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Using ffmpeg to add height (as black bars) to video file without quality loss

I have a file of resolution 3840x1632, but my TV stretches the picture vertically to fill up all 2160 pixels of height. Is it possible to use ffmpeg to add blank / black height, while preserving the ...
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Decreasing levels of other channels when voice channel comes in

I'm recording commentary over a video, and when I'm talking in the commentary I'd like the other channel's audio to get quieter to compensate for my voice. If anyone is familiar with discord, I know ...
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Changing overall voice

I'd like to make a parody of an existing franchise, but I'd like to record all of the audio (dialogue, etc.) myself. I have a few people lined up to do the voices who kind of, sort of, a little tiny ...
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Encoding a MOV to MP4 with FFMPEG (pcm_s24le & h264 to acc & h264) results in different durations (due to audio priming?)

While encoding a QuickTime MOV file to MP4 where the original file has h264 video encoding and pcm_s24le audio decoding and the target has h264 video encoding and aac audio decoding results with ...
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What is KeyInt and min-keyint and no-scenecut

I am absolutely new to video processing, I am building a video streaming site and worked with ffmpeg to generate the formats I need for ShakaPackager. Sadly I don't understand some of the options ...
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How can I make videos like this? (mostly samples pitched into iconic pop or meme melodies)

Are there any explanations or tutorials? People don't seem to discuss how they're done in the comments at all and google doesn't help either. I looked up some sheet music and pitched and adapted the ...
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Audio level goes up and down in rendered output [After Effects]

I render my AE project using Media Encoder, but when I check the output, its audio level clearly changes and go up at some parts and down on other parts! and its not consistent at all. The thing is ...
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My microphone always get's out of sync with my webcam Streamlabs OBS

I am having troubles with getting my microphone in sync with my webcam, I tried many different solutions and configurations and none of them works, mic starts synced with webcam and i see it in ...
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Video sound sounds like under rain when uploaded to Instagram

I edited a video in Davinci Resolve and exported it with no issue; sound and video are all good. But when I upload to Instagram, the sound is like under rain. Anyone experienced this before. Please ...
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Is it possible to cut video based on audio?

I wonder if any of you guys know some solution and can help a small team of inexprienced (in terms of video) podcasters. We're producing our Audio podcast in a purely audio editing software (Reaper) ...
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Rode NTG2 background noise

I bought an NTG2 as a run and gun solution with my C100 Mark 2 but have been having an issue with background noise/hiss. The following link illustrates the issue - you'll hear the noise in the ...
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Timestamps are unset in a packet for stream 0. This is deprecated and will stop working in the future. Fix your code to set the timestamps properly

I am using below command to push the video to Wowza server, since we are pushing raw h264 video, the rtp packet doesnot have the timestamp, and we could observe audio video sync issue while playing ...
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AAC with no global headers is currently not supported

As per ffmpeg bitstream filter documentation, if we use -bsf:a aac_adtstoasc then the AAC stream from a raw ADTS AAC or an MPEG-TS container to MP4A-LATM. https://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-bitstream-...
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Why does the volume of the audio significantly go down when converting AAC stereo to AAC mono using ffmpeg

I am attempting to convert a stereo, left-channel-audio-only AAC audio file into a mono AAC file using ffmpeg. When the conversion is complete, I see a significant drop in audio volume in the ...
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how do I fade audio with transition in iMovie?

New to iMovie and using transition Fade to Black. It seems natural to also fade the audio with this transition but I"m having to do it manually. Is there a way to not do this manually (ie, selecting ...
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Keeping sound from underlay video in creating PIP video with ffmpeg

I'm trying to make a video with an overlay video inside (PiP) but I can't get the sound source right, I need the sound from the underlay video but I keep getting the sound from the overlay video. I ...
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Certain audio clips stop working in playback and don't render but other tracks do

I'm using premiere pro CC 2018, I don't think it's a problem with the tracks since I've tried a lot of solutions and non have worked, sometimes all the audio plays smoothly in playback but when I ...
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Automatically detect “who is speaking” on an audio clip

Preface I'm a bit of a novice in video/audio production. I'm a software developer by trade, so I'm technical. I just may get some of the A/V lingo wrong. Goal I want to produce a video where the ...
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picking a frame and an overlapping audio from a video

I know how to extract frames and audio from a video using ffmpeg. But what I want to is, to pick a random frame in that video, and then picking a random 1 second audio clip that overlaps in time with ...
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Equivalent to audio samples in video

I wonder what's the smallest component of a video file. I know, in graphics, it's the pixel, in sound,, it's the sample. I also know video is made by frames + audio, so, is it pixels + samples?
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No sound in saved VLC stream

I'm tried to save stream using URL and it shows that there is audio track, but I don't hear anything. I used this: vlc your_input_file_or_stream_here --sout=file/ps:go.mpg Output of ffmprobe go.mpg:...
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FFMPEG - The result of converting video to hevc format lost audio (video only)

I'm new in programming, I have some movies and want to convert them to hevc format to reduce storage space but keep quality video, i tried with my code through ffmpeg: **for %b in (*.mp4) DO ffmpeg -...
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ffmpeg: How to avoid “start: 0.033333” when extraction audio from mp4

When extracting audio and video separately from a mp4 and recombining again ffmpeg -accurate_seek -ss 30 -t 10 -i input.mp4 -vn output-audio.mp4 ffmpeg -accurate_seek -ss 30 -t 10 -i input.mp4 -an ...
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Can Handbrake handle a demuxed audio track (.mka file)?

Or as it seems one has to always add some dummy video track for Handbrake to do the job in this situation? If so is there some other workaround to convert audio only files (e.g. bloated DTS to AAC)?
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FFMpeg: is it possible to apply filters while making video out of sequence of frames?

Here is the situation. These are operations I do: 1) My programs (on Android/Windows) produce sequence of frames of png-files which I convert into mp4-video using FFMPEG. 2) Fade-in and Fade-out video ...
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Getting audio components from two audio streams to remove noise

As a computer scientist, I know that it is possible to decompose two signal streams (such as audio) using the SVD (Singular Value Decomposition), to get the most natural bases for the signals. This ...
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how to combine .wav f32S audio with mkv h.264 video file (no audio)

Edits: I did: ffmpeg -i video.mkv -i sound.wav -vcodec libx264 -acodec copy output.mkv But then the sound was screwy as can be (like before), like radio walkie talkie. So then I assigned the channels:...
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Consumer grade vs professional audio

Newbie issue! I was given 12 miniDV tapes and the Canon ZR900 camera they were recorded on to transfer onto memory sticks. I used FW400 into a Dell XPS 9100 to capture using Filmora. No problems at ...
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how come my editor(vsdc editor) only has audio but not any video footage

My audio is great, but when I export the video it doesn't show-only a black screen. Any suggestions?
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Import secondary audio track along with video mpg into Adobe Premiere Pro

I've been trying for hours to import an mpg along with its secondary audio track into Adobe Premiere Pro. Only the primary track is imported. I know this mpg has two tracks because I can play the ...
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Adobe premiere pro cc lip sync - gets displaced overtime

I have a video recorded from camera, and the sound recorded from a good microphone separately. So I have a video file and an audio file in my project. I mannually synced the clean audio to the video, ...
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ffmpeg: add white and black frames with audio to xvid avi file

I am attempting to add a number of frames to an xvid video file in an avi container. Black frame, no sound White frame with impulse sound. White frame, no sound Black frame, no sound Actual video ...
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Premiere: Make music sound like it's coming from huge speakers?

The problem with my clip: It was recorded on a fashion show and my recording for some reason stopped, but I quickly restarted it, so approximately 2 seconds are missing. On the visuals, not much was ...
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Capturing speech audio and video with a smartphone?

I'm interested in using a smartphone as an expensive tool to capture speech audio and video. Perhaps equipped with a tripod, add-on wide-angle lens and wireless microphone for the speaker. Anyone ...
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How to remove a small 2 second portion of audio from an mpeg video file in Mac?

I currently have a 1 minute long video where in the beginning of the video someone says something inappropriate. I was wondering what the easiest way to silence that part of the video would be. I am ...
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Final Cut Pro X multiple audio channels auto muting

I have a recording with two audio channels, one is a lapel mic for my audio and the other is someone else sitting across the table from me (we do this because we're recording in a fairly echoey room ...
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AAC and AC3 audio tracks in M4V file

I've noticed that in movies download from iTunes Store there is duplicated audio track - the first one is AAC and the second one is AC3 but this is visible as one audio track with option "Prefer AC3 ...