Audio


Audio Plugins


Blue Cat's Phaser
Modeled after vintage analog phaser circuits, Blue Cat's Phaser reproduces this old vintage phasing effect that you can find on so many recordings, but with the precision of modern digital processing techniques. You can choose to apply up to 32 phasing stages, pushing the model to its limits, or create a subtle phasing effect with wet and feedback parameters set to a few percents. You can also control the phase of the signal in the wet and feedback paths, which extends the possibilities of the original model.
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DSP Trigger Free
DSP Trigger Free processes audio output from drum pads and converts it to MIDI without the need of a hardware drum brain. It only supports single zone pads and can output up to two separate articulations. It features both sensitive and dynamic, extremely fast and accurate triggering, designed specifically for drum pads, multiple articulations, and low CPU usage.
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VStaff
VStaff (Voicings Staff) transcribes Voicings scores onto the musical staff. Features: Transcribes scores one track at a time; All note positions reflect the exact construction (root and intervals); Bar lines are drawn automatically based on time signatures in the score; Bar numbers can be printed at the beginning of each line; Selecting a clef and key signature adjusts the notation automatically; ...
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Blue Cat's Flanger
Despite its simple user interface, Blue Cat's Flanger is very versatile: harsh and metallic or smooth and soft filtering effects, it can do them all, for free! The stereo version also lets you smoothly transform it into a stereo flanging effect with a single knob. Push the 'Spread' slider and hear the difference: the effect is turning around your head, and the sound takes another dimension, spread into the stereo field.
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Converter


TAudioConverter
TAudioConverter is a multithreaded audio converter and extractor. It can convert almost any audio format to aac, ac3, mp3, flac, wav, ogg, opus, mpc, ape, tta, tak, wma, alac, wavpack. It can also extract audio streams from video files and encode them. Video files with more than one audio stream is supported. It is possible to run up to 8 simultaneous processes to shorten encoding time.
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Editors


Zapper
Zapper is free software developed to easily manage music tags for greater convenience. It takes all the data from Discogs. Zapper requires internet connection. Compatible with MP3, WMA, FLAC and M4A audio files.
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SimpleTAG
SimpleTag is an easy massive audio tagger.
Features:
- Automatic Acoustic matching using AcoustID to match tracks based on the actual music;
- Search and setting covers (Google API);
- Also supports renaming music files, based on information from their labels;
- Support MP3 or OGG music files.
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Ocenaudio
Ocenaudio is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast and functional audio editor. It is the ideal software for people who need to edit and analyze audio files without complications. Ocenaudio also has powerful features that will please more advanced users. Ocenaudio supports VST (Virtual Studio Technology) plugins, giving its users access to numerous effects. Like the native effects, VST effects can use real-time preview to aide configuration.
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Polyphone
Polyphone is a free software for editing soundfonts in format sf2. These files contain a multitude of audio samples put together and configured so as to form musical instruments that can be used by synthesizers such as fluidsynth and played using a MIDI keyboard. The goal of Polyphone is to provide: a simple and efficient interface for creating and editing .sf2 files; tools to facilitate and automate the setting of different parameters, making it possible to handle a large amount of data.
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Wavosaur
Wavosaur is a cool free sound editor, audio editor, wav editor software for editing, processing and recording sounds, wav and mp3 files. Wavosaur has all the features to edit audio (cut, copy, paste, etc.) produce music loops, analyze, record, batch convert. Wavosaur supports VST plugins, ASIO driver, multichannel wav files, real time effect processing. The program has no installer and doesn't write in the registry. Use it as a free mp3 editor, for mastering, sound design.
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WaveShop
WaveShop is a free, open-source audio editor for Windows XP/Vista/7. Unlike many similar apps, WaveShop is bit-perfect, meaning samples aren't altered unless they need to be. Editing a portion of an audio file only affects that portion; the rest of the file is untouched. Blocks of audio can be cut and pasted without changing their contents at all. This is especially useful for patching a finished master without corrupting its dither. Waveshop's features include peak and RMS analysis, normalizing, fading, audio generation, and more, all with unlimited undo.
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Encoders/Decoders


WAV to AC3 Encoder
WAV to AC3 Encoder is an audio encoder which generates compressed audio streams based on ATSC A/52 specification. This type of audio is also known as AC-3 or Dolby® Digital and is one of the audio codecs used in DVD-Video content. Main Program Features: High-quality output audio files; Vary fast encoding; Multi-threaded encoding; Milti-channel file input; Multiple-mono file input; Advanved MUX wizard; Optimized for modern CPUs...
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LamedropXPd
LameDropXPd is a practical frontend for LAME that makes things easier to the user, as there is no need to know about command line usage: most LAME settings are reachable on a graphical interface. Besides encoding WAV files to MP3, it can transcode Ogg Vorbis files, decode MP3 files to WAV, and auto-tag the files it encodes.
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AC3Filter Full
AC3Filter is a high quality free audio decoder and processor filter. It allows media players to playback movies with AC3 and DTS audio tracks. Also it can process any audio track, much of processing options allows to adjust the sound in almost any way. It is possible to upmix any audio source to 6 channels. Filter can do multi-channel and digital (SPDIF) output. It can encode any audio source to AC3 on-the-fly and send it over SPDIF to the receiver.
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MIDI


PianoRollComposer
PianoRollComposer is a MIDI Sequencer for composing and playing music. Uses the Windows synthesizer, or SoundFonts, or VST plug-ins. Notes are displayed in piano roll format; music looks exactly the way it sounds. Plays and displays up to 16 different instruments together on the standard bass and treble clef staffs. Plays and displays any MIDI music; music created with it can be played by any MIDI player. Notes can be entered and edited on the staffs, or recorded using the Virtual Keyboard or a MIDI keyboard.
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GrandOrgue
GrandOrgue is a sample based pipe organ simulator. When connected to MIDI keyboards and an audio system, it can accurately simulate the sound of a real pipe organ. This application has builds for Linux, Windows and OS X.
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Music Creation


Psycle
Psycle is a free, Open-Source, music creation program that offers an easy way to create your own music, fast, and with high quality. Psycle uses a classical tracker interface (a text grid of notes which are sequenced one after the other), coupled with modularity (plugins) that allow to extend the sounds that you get from it. It supports three ways to get sound: its own native format, the VST Plugin standard, and recorded .wav samples using the sampler machine.
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Buzz
Buzz is a modular synthesizer created especially for music enthusiasts who rely on their PC to create tunes. Its interface is intuitive enough to allow beginners and experts alike to add objects, connect them and experiment with the settings until the generated music sounds perfect. Every aspect of Buzz is built to be controlled in real-time. This means that as you tweak the resonance on a virtual analog synth, you hear it's classic sqeualching response immidietly. The same goes for all DSP effects, drum machines, synths, samples, etc.
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LMMS
LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a free cross-platform software which allows you to produce music with your computer. This covers creating melodies and beats, synthesizing and mixing sounds and arranging samples. You can have fun with your MIDI keyboard and much more – all in a user-friendly and modern interface. Furthermore LMMS comes with many ready-to-use instrument and effect plugins, presets and samples.
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Podium Free
Podium is a modern digital audio workstation (DAW) for Windows. It supports recording and editing of audio and MIDI, and hosts VST instrument and effect plugins. Podium Free provides users with a complex environment ideal for sound mixing and track recording. Each project that you create can contain an unlimited number of arrangements and also a library of preset objects. Podium Free is a freeware edition of Podium. It is fully functional with only a few feature limitations. Download and installation does not require registration.
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PlayIt Recorder
PlayIt Recorder automates and schedules audio recordings. It is ideal for radio station audio logging. You can start recordings manually also using the Quick Record button. You can record to WAVE or MP3. Clean up recordings after a specified number of days or when disk space is running low.
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MultitrackStudio Lite
MultitrackStudio Lite is recording and mixing environment for audio and MIDI provides an affordable solution for music production. You can record instrumental or vocal tracks while playing along with previously recorded tracks. You can also mix tracks, add audio effects, edit mistakes, and mix down each song to a single file. Use an unlimited number of audio and MIDI tracks and as many as 19 audio effects with support for VST and DirectX plug-ins, non-destructive audio editing, and unlimited undos. This application supports ASIO and WASAPI drivers. The program includes a help wizard for new users. Lite version can't handle more than three tracks.
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Mixxx
Mixxx is an Open Source DJ package that provides you with everything you need to create live mixes without the need for any additional hardware. It offers a wide range of features that are suitable for amateurs and professional DJs alike. They include comprehensive MIDI controller support, vinyl control and emulation, multi-core CPU support, multichannel soundcard support, parallel waveform displays, BPM detection and estimation, and more.
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Cantabile Lite
Cantabile is a simple to use host for virtual music instruments and audio effects with an emphasis on real-time performance and use in live performance situations.
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DarkWave Studio
DarkWave Studio is a free, open source, Digital Audio Workstation for Windows. Featuring a modular Virtual Studio, Pattern Editor, Sequence Editor and Multitrack Hard Disk Recorder. It has support for VST/VSTi instrument and effect plugins. The virtual studio has a modular design allowing machines to be connected in an ad-hoc fashion. The pattern editor enables the quick creation and modification of patterns by clicking to add or delete notes and dragging notes to move or resize them. The sequence editor allows you to queue patterns to play for each control track in any arrangement, enabling reuse of patterns and quickly remixing projects. The Multitrack Hard Disk Recorder allows you to record the output of any machine and record it to 16-bit Integer of 32-bit Floating Point PCM encoded .WAV files for full-quality post-production editing or for conversion to MP3/FLAC/etc.
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Players


Miam Player
Miam Player is a cross-platform open source music player.
Features:
- Easy to use
- Fully customizable: themes, icons, fonts, colors, size of items, etc.
- Read and Edit tags inside the player (including cover). Do it by batch or by single file
- 'Jump to' bar to navigate quickly in your library
- Support drag & drop from your filesystem to the player. Also, drag from one playlist to another
- Nice built-in file explorer in case your files where not tagged properly
- Plugin system to extend possibilites of the player: on Windows 7 and 8, support thumbnails buttons to control the player, progress bar, overlay icon.
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Tuniac
Tuniac is an iTunes style media player/manager for Windows. Supports: flac, mp3, aac/m4a/mp4/3gp, ogg, ac3, alac, ape, cdda, midi, mpc, ofs/ofr, tak, tta, wv and radio streaming support. Advanced playlist editor, search as you type and queue support. Features: Search as you type, Advanced queueing, Supports many audio formats, OpenGL Sonique Visual Plugin renderer, Small CPU and memory footprint.
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Small Player
Small Player is a light-weight audio player written in assembler. Small Player is available only for 64-bit (x64) versions of Windows. Features: supports following audio formats: mp3, ogg, flac, ape, wma and wav audio files; supports following playlist formats: m3u, m3u8, pls and wpl; internet radio; file info shows ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags from mp3 files; there are couple of visualisations; drag & drop; search functionality; low resource consumption; hi quality sound through bass library by Ian Luck; no skins, no equalizers...
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PlayIt Live
PlayIt Live is a handy application that was designed in order to provide you with a means of playing several audio tracks simultaneously. You can easily import the music files from a folder and organize them into groups. PlayIt Live will also enable you to create and configure policies and patterns for playout.
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Zune
Zune software is your one stop for music and entertainment. Zune allows you to manage and view your songs, videos, and pictures. Rip and burn CDs.
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iTunes
Manage and play your music collection with drag-and-drop simplicity.
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Streaming


Radio Downloader
Radio Downloader is a utility to allow people to easily download radio station content. It brings Podcast-like abilities to stream downloading, as well as handling Podcasts. This gives you the convenience of being able to subscribe to regular downloads of your favorite programs, which you can then listen to on your PC or MP3 player.
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RTMPDumpHelper
RTMPDumpHelper is a small utility that can help you to easily download RTMP video/audio streams. By combining this utility and the proxy server of RTMPDump toolkit, you can simply open a Web page containing RTMP video stream in your favorite Web browser, and while watching the video, it'll be saved to your disk automatically as .flv or .mp4 file.
Download RTMPDumpHelper 64-bit (Only for 64-bit Web Browsers !)

CopperLan
CopperLan is a networking system for command control and streaming management that brings about a comprehensive solution to linking and interfacing pro-audio and musical equipment. Its virtual network definition can be applied to any physical transport specification present or future as well as running inside a computer, merging all participating members in a single pool. The CopperLan protocol itself is a quantum leap in the interaction with equipment and applications. It includes auto-setup, plug and play, universal remote editing, total setup recall, streamlined and unified user interface methods, clear and concrete identification of devices. USB peripherals can be created on the USB-capable microcontroller of choice. CopperLan is available as a turnkey solution for quick and simple integration into hardware and software products (middleware, virtual network, computer drivers, and reference designs). The CopperLan system is compatible with MIDI for a smooth MI market integration.
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Utilities


Metronome EXP
Metronome EXP has several features designed to take the concept of a metronome one step further. Ultimately it should make practicing more constructive as well as providing an objective way to record progress on difficult musical passages. While simple to use it still affords power users the opportunity to set things up exactly as they like. Up to 12 different voices are available to create beat and accent patterns, from simple time signatures to complex drum grooves via the built in step sequencer. The latter also makes it a great tool to simply jam with. For those that like to step outside the world of 4/4 Metronome EXP fully supports a vast range of time signatures.
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SoundVolumeView
SoundVolumeView is a simple tool for Windows Vista/7/8/2008 that displays general information and current volume level for all active sound components on your system, and allows you to mute and unmute them instantly. SoundVolumeView also allows you to save a sound profile into a file, containing the current volume level and the mute/unmute state of all sound components, as well as the default sound devices, and then later, load the same file to restore exactly the same volume levels and settings.
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Volumouse
Volumouse provides you a quick and easy way to control the sound volume on your system - simply by rolling the wheel of your wheel mouse. It allows you to define a set of rules for determining when the wheel will be used for changing the sound volume. For example: You can configure Volumouse to use your mouse wheel for volume control when the Alt key is hold down, when the left mouse button is down, when the mouse cursor is over the taskbar, and so on... When the conditions that you define are not satisfied, your mouse wheel will be used for the regular scrolling tasks, exactly as before.
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QTScrobbler
QTScrobbler is tool for submitting from portable players to Last.fm and Libre.fm. It is written in C++ using the QT4 library. Features include parsing iPod's play counts file to get recently played tracks, parsing .scrobbler.log (and .scrobbler-timeless.log), MTP (aka PlaysForSure) support, ability to recalculate the listen times of any loaded tracks, proxy support, protocol 1.2 support, automatically detect timezone and summertime details, and Polish translation.
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DefaultAudioChanger
Default Audio Changer is a program that can change the default audio device on Vista and Windows 7. It is especially useful if you have a sound card with speakers attached and a USB headset or headphones. It is made for lazy people, so if you're not lazy, you can continue to use the control panel application (mmsys.cpl).
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ScoreDate
ScoreDate is an open source software written in Java that helps musicians to learn music reading. It is suitable for any skill, from beginners to professional users. From slow training to first sight reading. Features include notes in line exercise, chords, intervals, and accidentals exercise, rhythms exercise, score reading exercise, ear training exercise with 4 levels of difficulty, statistics with monthly and daily view, users can create, save, modify, and play exercises very easily, supports of 4 clefs: Violin, Bass, Alto, and Tenor, with a maximum of 2 at the same time, supports of notes: Whole, half, dotted half, quarter, dotted quarter, eighth, triplets, and pauses, selection of the notes range for each clef, virtual piano to exercise without having external devices, learning mode that shows the name of the note or the chord displayed on the staff, real time playback through Fluidsynth, custom sound banks load in SoundFont 2 format, and translated in 15 languages.
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Screen Reader
Screen Reader reads all elements menus or screen text pointed by mouse.
This software has been done for people with visual troubles.
It use new Microsoft SAPI 5 technology without agent, and replace the older Agent Screen Reader software.
It get a text free window (like the old Simple Reader software), and shortcut to read clipboard content.
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Blue Cat's Freeware Plug-ins Pack
All Blue Cat Audio freeware audio plug-ins gathered together in a bundle. The bundle contains a wide range of modulation effects, an EQ and analysis tools to get you started with your favorite Digital Audio Workstation, for free! This bundle is available for Mac and PC, in VST, RTAS, Audio Unit and DirectX plugin formats, for both 32 and 64-bit architectures (for the platforms that support them).
8 products included in this bundle: Chorus, Flanger, FreqAnalyst, Gain Suite, Phaser, Stereo Chorus, Stereo Flanger, and Triple EQ.
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M3U Dropper
M3U Dropper creates portable playlists from links. Links can be dropped onto the program from browsers or file managers.
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