For questions related to the software and hardware of recorded-sound processing and reproduction. Best used in conjunction with a tag more specific to the question at hand.

The tag may be used for any question regarding the processing or reproduction of recorded sound. It is intended as a broad subject tag and is best used in conjunction with other related tags more specific to the question. Such tags include , , , , , and many other possibilities.

The tag should not be used for questions regarding sound production by voice or instruments. There are and instrument-specific tags for those questions. It may, however be used for questions regarding the mechanical and electronic processes involved in recording and reproducing such sounds.