Questions tagged [audio]

For questions about audio used on the Stack Exchange network, such as notification sounds in chat.

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Can I upload an audio file? [duplicate]

Not sure where else to ask. There is no help or support forum? Anyways, is it possible to upload an audio file, or how can I create a link to my machine, or is there a website to upload it to and then ...
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Now that the app is no longer available, what is the recommended method for having your phone beep on SE notifications?

Up to a few days ago, I was able to keep up to date with the notifications from Stack Exchange, using the official Stack Exchange app. Every time a notification was issued, my phone would beep and ...
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What do "visible rooms" and "all my rooms" mean in the notification settings?

In chat, I have several options on how to choose a setting for sound notifications: none, when mentioned, visible rooms, all my rooms. My settings are usually set to "when mentioned", in ...
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How can a chat notification sound change be requested? [duplicate]

Having recently used Tavern on the Meta chat room for the first time, the room has the best and not-one-bit annoying notification sound when being tagged. On the Aviation site, it's horrible. Not to ...
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Adjust sound notification per chat room

At the top right of a chat room, just above the room title, there is a speaker icon. Clicking on this icon brings up the settings for "Sound notifications": Currently, a change to this setting ...
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Let us pick the sound of chat ping

Getting ping'd in some chatrooms (servers?) makes a nice little ding!, in some others you get a loud bonk! Inconsistency is evil, this needs to be fixed. Or rather, instead of forcing a uniform bink! ...
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Please repeat a ping at most once when a message is edited

Please repeat a ping only once when a message is edited If a message containing a ping is edited, only re-ping the user after the edit time limit has expired. Give me a ping, Vasili. One ping only, ...
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Noisy notifications from the Android app on Android 5.0

Starting with Android 5 Lollipop (on my Nexus 7), I can't silence notifications from the Stack Exchange app without turning off sound completely, which also disables alarms. If I understand this ...
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How can I make Stack Overflow make a sound when a new question appears?

I'm wondering how can I make SO do a sound like the case when you get a new message on Facebook with new questions. Does there exist an option to enable this kind of stuff?
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Sound notification settings, each room a different config [duplicate]

Mods: I believe the feature-request you linked is the one duplicated. This suggestion was made 1 year ago, whereas the one that you may think it's older, has been made just 4 days ago. Say for ...
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Absence of chat notification makes me focus on work. Help!

For a while now the chat notifications don't seem to be playing for me any more while in chat. (The Tavern on MSE, if that matters) I am on Chrome Version 36.0.1985.125 m on Windows 7. Audio in ...
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Audio slider for chat pings

Would it be possible to have a slider to control the volume of the chat pings? I know I could use the Volume Mixer on Windows to lower my web browsers volume but then that affects everything (such as ...
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Why can't it just stay off?

I hate that 'plink' chat notification with infinite rage. The most blessed feature in my opinion is the ability to turn off that audible scar. I have requested before for this setting to be stored as ...
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Can the sound come from the correct tab, please?

The chat notification sounds originate from the chat opened first. This quite fine for most cases, but now that Chrome displays the tab which rang the bell, I'm horribly confused when I have not been ...
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Let me choose a different notification sound specific to the app

I love having different notification sounds for various apps on my phone so that when I get a notification I know exactly what app it came from, and thus exactly what kind of notification it is. It ...
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Can we have a kinder, gentler *THUD*? [duplicate]

The current notification sound for the Super User chat, while rather effective can often quite startling, especially when you're doing something else, or just not expecting it. Could we have some way ...
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Embedded audio player on language sites

Allowing audio files with pronunciaton asks the ability to embed audio of pronunciations. While the question was specifically asked for the Russian site, I'm sure such functionality would be useful on ...
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Question notification sound

SE should give a beeping audible notification for updates: when your question page gets a comment (to your question or other's answers) when someone comments with @yournanme to your comment when ...
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Chat notification sounds have become like icicles repeatedly driven through my ears

(Yes, I said "through my ears", not just "into my ears".) It looks like HTML5 <audio> elements are now used to produce notification sounds in chat. And good heavens have they become startlingly ...
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Notification sound

How about a self refreshing notification area with a beep sound? When I'm very active in other sites, testing or researching to solve questions, I miss some notifications from the network (I have ...
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Soundcloud player z-order (wmode) is wrong: Bad Flash! Bad?

Links to audio files hosted on SoundCloud automagically turn into a player. This is great! However, I tried to upvote the implementation post, which is currently beneath earlier, higher-voted posts. ...
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Add support for sound samples on posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow sound file uploads in questions and answers? On the new linguistics site (private beta members only at the time of this writing), there are already a some of questions ...
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Allow sound file uploads in questions and answers?

Should Stack Exchange introduce the ability to upload embedded sounds (maybe via HTML5/Flash, whichever the user has) as part of questions and answers to Stack Exchange? It could require a certain ...
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How does the SE Podcast record high quality sound with more than one user?

I've been listening to the podcast for quite a long time now, and the sound quality is great - even when interviewing many participants from different countries. How is this done, technically? ...
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audio.SE is ailing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the success criteria for an Area 51 beta site? Have you guys checked audio.SE A51 page? It's in bad shape. I also checked how it compares with the other sites (using ...
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Can an embedded audio player be added to Audio.SE and Music.SE?

On the Audio and Music Meta, people are requesting the ability to embed audio into posts, this would be useful for the asker to let us hear audio he is having a problem with and good for us to easily ...
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Default sounds in chat should be "only when mentioned"

The default sound setting in the chat web interface is pretty intrusive, with a bleep for every time anybody says anything. Suggest that the default sound be changed to "only when mentioned" to cut ...
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DevDays Austin audio

Where can I get audio from DevDays 2009?
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Anyone interested in the audio from Stack Overflow DevDays 2009 - Austin?

Edit: There looks to be enough interest to make this effort worthwile. Check out the new article for the DevDays audio. I will be updating that post as new presentations are available. DevDays ...
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Will presentation recordings from DevDays be available?

Living on a remote island in the south Pacific, I couldn't justify the overseas travel to attend any of the DevDays presentations. However the reports from the Boston event sound like there were some ...
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