1. ganons

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    I have mp3 recording and it only plays on the left side speaker. I checked the file with goldwave and it reports that nothing is playing from the right channel.

    Is there a way I can fix it so the audio comes out from both sides?

    Also is there a free tool or command to join split mp3 files?
     
  2. Magsor

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    try mp3directcut
     
  3. Nathan Drake

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    You can use a program like Audacity (freeware) to join tracks together pretty easily.

    As for making a mono track into stereo, you can fumble around in Audacity for that too.
     
  4. twiztidsinz

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    Mono and single channel are slightly different.
    A proper set up should play Mono out of both left and right. I had some 'old' MP3s of a radio show that I didn't realize were mono until I tried to get a sound bite from one.

    If your files are single channel stereo, I would suggest converting them to Mono (You can do this in Audacity with a single button push I believe). You could always make the file Stereo and double the track, but that would just increase the size with no benefit.
     
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    I wasnt able to do none of that audacity, rather there wasnt a way......
     
  6. Nathan Drake

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    Look up guides. You can't just open Audacity and go for it. Even for freeware, it can do a hell of a lot. There's an Audacity wiki thing that gave me a lot of good info when trying to figure things out. I know you can combine tracks on it. I combined tracks for shits and giggles before. Of course it sounded terrible, but w/e. I also recombined a multitrack just because I could (didn't save it of course, multitracks are too large and too hard to find to just casually discard).
     
  7. Law

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    Copy the single track, then click in the audacity window and paste so two tracks appear. On the top track hit the downward arrow next to the X and pick "Make stereo track".

    edit: I did this without a guide and have never had to use a guide for Audacity. It is very much a program that you can just open and go for it.
     
  8. Nathan Drake

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    Some of it you can. I tried doing stuff not so simple though. It also isn't easy for everybody (as you can see), so pointing to the wiki is always a good idea.
     
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    After you split the track to two mono tracks, you can delete the empty one (press the X near the circled V button at the top), File -> Export (or Export MP3).
    You'll need to download and install the LAME for Audacity library: http://lame.buanzo.com.ar/
     
  10. Nathan Drake

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    Under Tracks, go to Mix and Render. I believe every track below needs to be selected for this to work, though it may just mix all of the tracks currently in the window.
     
  11. ganons

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    Thanks guys, will try again

    edit: thanks twiztidsinz, your method worked. Any idea on combining tracks?
     
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