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Audio Sample format conversion failed error when using KeyFinder on MP3

When I use the program KeyFinder http://www.ibrahimshaath.co.uk/keyfinder/ on mp3s I get the following error: [audioresample @ 0x7fb480075140] Audio sample format conversion failed many times. Is ...
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2answers
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Difficulty in playing Music [duplicate]

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop alongside windows 7. When I try to play any mp3 file with Parole Media player (which I believe is the default) , it says : Parole ...
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1answer
177 views

How to convert a wav to mp3 in audacity

I am trying to export a wav format file to an mp3 format in audacity, but when it's done exporting all that is does is make this screaching sound for about two seconds and then there is no sound at ...
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0answers
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Transcoder Audio Edition

Has anyone tried the Transcoder Audio Edition written by Arman Poghosyan? I found it while searching for software that converts WAV files to mp3, but since it is not in the Software Center, there is ...
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0answers
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Converting m4a to mp3 using sound converter on Network Attached Storage

I am trying to convert m4a files to mp3 for uploading to an mp3 player that doesn't support m4a. All my music is stored on a Buffalo Network Attached Storage (NAS) and I am using Soundconverter. ...
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1answer
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How to extract audio from video ?? (Not converting video into audio file ???) [closed]

It sounds strange to ask this question as it has been asked before. However the answers only refer to converting video files into audio files. I would like to get into the container and separate the ...
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0answers
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How to install MPEG-1 Layer 3(MP3) ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I dont't want to install any different software to play audio and video(want to use default player only). also i dont want to install any separate software to configure my plug ins for me. I need to ...
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0answers
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mp3 playback crackles/pops and sometimes squelches in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

Same issue in Banshee, Rhythmbox, VLC, and even some (but not all) videos from YouTube, etc. in Chromium. It seems to be strongly related to how many other things are happening on my computer - the ...
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0answers
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Poor Soundquality of the MP3 playback of Rhythmbox compared to vlc

I have a mysterious audiophile sound problem: The playback quality of mp3 files in Rhythmbox is worse than the quality produced of vlc playing the exact same file on the exact same system. The poorer ...
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1answer
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What application do the same what shazam or soundhound does on android?

What application do the same what shazam or soundhound does on android? Shazam for windows and MacOs, I don't like wine, plus it is commercial. You can verify about 2-5 songs and must pay to ...
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1answer
668 views

Sound converter on Ubuntu Gnome offers no option for converting audios to mp3

I often use sound converter to convert my audio files to mp3 and It works perfectly on Ubuntu Unity but when I move to Ubuntu Gnome there is no option for mp3 format. Sound converter does show how ...
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1answer
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Can I lower soundcard quality?

This is from an artistic standpoint, not means of technological improvement. Is it possible to lower the sound quality that leaves my soundcard? To be more exact, can I make everything that leaves ...
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1answer
176 views

mp3 quality bad when running on virtualbox

Mp3 files do not sound good when I use mplayer in ubuntu 12.04. I am running ubuntu on a imac in virtualbox. The bigger mp3 files have a lower sound quality than the smaller mp3 files I listen to. ...
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Why converting a flv file to mp3 I got a bigger file?

Converting a flv music file from youtube to mp3 with Audacity I got a bigger file than the initial flv. I guess I have set too big a bit-rate or something like that that has artificially inflated the ...
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4answers
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How to normalize sound in mp3 files

I am looking for a way to normalize the sound in MANY MP3 files I have. Some have low sound, while others are louder so I have to turn the volume up or down depending on the song. What ways are there ...
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3answers
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How to convert `rm` and `ra` audio files to mp3 in (L)ubuntu?

I have radio programs that I have obtained with the extension rm and ra. How to convert them to mp3 or other more common type?
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0answers
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No Sound from Shared Media [closed]

I have a shared media folder that I have all of my mp3's in. When I try to play them using Ubuntu, I get no sound, but the media player (Rhythmbox, Exaile, etc) display that they are playing the ...
4
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1answer
151 views

How do I convert only a portion of an MP3 file to WAV at a certain frequency, from the command-line?

This transcodes the entire .mp3 to a .wav mpg123 -w output.wav input.mp3 Is there any way I can transcode a portion from the 10 second mark to the 20 second mark at a 44100hz?
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1answer
352 views

Normalising volume on sound files

I have a bunch of mp3s that are awfully quiet. Even on max volume on my player, they're hardly intelligible. On the other hand, I have a few mp3's with perfect volume all over, could be used as a ...
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3answers
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How can I convert mp3 to speex?

What is a good way to convert mp3 files to speex files? I'll favor answers that give an easy solution for converting multiple files at a time and/or maintain good quality for spoken audio. Though any ...
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1answer
1k views

How to install pymedia without compiling prereq's from source?

I'm trying to install pymedia: http://pymedia.org/ on ubuntu. I'm fine with building pymedia itself from source, as that seems my only option, but I'd rather not have source built versions of its ...
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2answers
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How to convert wav to ogg and mp3 using VBR

How to convert wav to ogg and to mp3 with VBR and excellent end quality? If possible, using soundconverter or ffmpeg. Incidentally, I tried to see whether soundconverter uses VBR and there is ...
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2answers
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Reducing bitrate in conversion of mp3 and ogg

I can save space by reducing bitrates of songs to x*, the value beyond which humans don't discern any difference. If so, how to reduce the bitrates with CLI: 1. mp3 to mp3 conversion 2. during mp3 ...
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5answers
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Convert library of WMA tracks to MP3's?

I know there are options such as Sound Converter for doing them one track or directory at a time, but are there any tools that will recursively crawl through a directory's subdirectories and convert ...
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4answers
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App that will rip mp3s from an analog cassette tape?

I have a few audio cassette tapes from the 1980s :) The albums were never released on CD, and to prevent any more deterioration and from losing the songs forever I wanted to rip the tapes to mp3. ...
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1answer
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Banshee suddenly stopped playing music - how do I get it working again?

Suddenly I can't play music in Banshee 2.0. Just suddenly stopped working today. I reinstalled Banshee and Gstreamer, but that hasn't helped. Searching on Google, the [Error 14:13:13.192] GStreamer ...
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How can I extract audio track from video file and save it as mp3? [duplicate]

What is the easiest way to extract an audio track from a video file and save it as mp3 file?
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2answers
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What does Banshee need to recognize an audio book?

I do have a few audio books, but Banshee doesn't recognize them. What prerequisites have the files to meet to be recognized by Banshee as an audio book? Is it a one or more mp3 tags or a special ...
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1answer
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How can I use Rhythmbox to rip high-quality VBR MP3s

I have a few CDs lying around that I'd like to rip and encode in MP3 format using Rhythmbox. After installing the ubuntu-restricted-extras package, one of the options that shows up in Rhythmbox's ...
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3answers
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What program should I use to convert a CDA file to MP3?

I am about to receive a CDA audio file from someone who does not know anything about computers but uses Audio Cleanic for Windows. I would like to convert it into an MP3. What software do you ...
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Is there a music player like Winamp?

I'm looking for a music player similar to Winamp.
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1answer
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Sound Juicer doesn't respect Lame's codec settings when ripping CDs

Using Sound Juicer I am able to rip CDs very conveniently. I would like to rip them in about 256 kbit/s variable bitrate. To accomplish this I have defined the settings for mp3 in ...
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1answer
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Exaile doesn't add songs to the queue

I've just upgraded from 10.04 and I have Exaile as my main player. Anyway, when I double click a .mp3 file it opens okay. But in 10.04, if I clicked another, Exaile would push it in my playlist and ...