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How to add an audio file to a shell script

How can I add an audio file (OGG vorbis) into a shell script making the script as small as possible and at the same time being able to execute it on as most systems as possible? I want the audio file ...
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sox: splitting audio on silence but leaving tails

I love how sox has the ability to split an audio file on silence. The issue I'm haivng is that occasionally my audio tracks end with fadeouts, or notes decaying into reverb (subtle sounds that sox ...
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Piping Sox and FFMPEG together

I'm processing a variety of audio files in a bunch of different formats and I'd like to unify their format and configuration using FFMPEG and SoX. There are two steps to my process: Convert the ...
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sox returns an error when I try to handle mp3 files

Hello so here is the deal, I used: $ yum install sox To install it in CentOS 6. After that I did a quick test: $ sox test.mp3 test.amr and this is what it returns: $ sox formats: no handler ...
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sox returns an error when I try to handle mp3 files [duplicate]

Hello so here is the deal, I used : yum install sox (to install it in centos 6) then after that did a quick test: [root@s17069267 ~]# sox test.mp3 test.amr and this is what it returns: sox ...
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adding additional tracks using sox and the command line

I'm trying to add additional tracks using sox using the command line Example: I have several different stereo tracks a drum track, vocal track, effects track, etc. Can I add additional stereo tracks ...
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sox segmentation fault

My attempt to record sound with sox on Raspberry PI fails: pi@raspberrypi ~/tmp $ rec new.wav Segmentation fault And so does play: pi@raspberrypi ~/tmp $ play test.wav Segmentation fault Yet it ...
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End sox recording once silence is detected

I'm writing a script that uses sox to record me talking. Now I need sox to wait until it detects sound before it begins recording, and I do have that figured out. But I also need sox to exit once ...
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pipe the output of parec to sox

sox is probably the one linux program that continues to frustrate me. At the same time, I am awed by what it can do, and I'd like to get close to being fluent in it, if not mastering it. Today, I've ...
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Why do 'nohup' and 'disown' not work on SoX (invoked as 'play')

I can run this command: $ play mylist.m3u And music plays. I can then press Ctrl-Z to suspend the job, and issue bg to have it run in the background. However, if I then run disown and exit, the ...
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What and how is the encoding of a raw (headerless) audio file?

I have done this: me@riverbrain:~/sgf$ echo "test" | text2wave -otype raw -F 16000 >> test.raw which produced a headerless audio file. The wonderful thing about this file is that it can be ...