A free multi-track audio editor and recorder
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages. The version currently hosted here is 2.1.0 (March 2015). More recent versions than this are available from http://www.audacityteam.org/download/ . Audacity is free software, developed by a group of volunteers and distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Programs like Audacity are also called open source software, because their source code is available for anyone to study or use. There are thousands of other free and open source programs, including the Firefox web browser, the LibreOffice or Apache OpenOffice office suites and entire Linux-based operating systems such as Ubuntu
A unified display of relevant technical and tag data for A/V files
MediaInfo is a convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files.
Analyzes and adjusts the volume of MP3 files
MP3Gain analyzes and losslessly adjusts mp3 files to a specified target volume. It does not simply do peak amplitude normalization. Instead, it performs statistical analysis to determine how loud the file actually sounds to the human ear.
A high quality MP3 encoder
LAME is an educational tool to be used for learning about MP3 encoding. The goal of the LAME project is to improve the psycho acoustics, quality and speed of MP3 encoding. Note: we provide source code only!
The Pure Data (short Pd) project on SourceForge unifies the extensions (or externals) written for the Pure Data Graphical Computer Music System written by Miller Puckette with contributions from many others.
projectM, a MilkDrop compatible opensource music visualizer
projectM is an OpenGL based advanced music visualization program for Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows. It is backward compatible with all the features of Milkdrop 1.x (and now 2.x), but has many new toys and enhancements.
SPTK is a suite of speech signal processing tools for UNIX environments, e.g., LPC analysis, PARCOR analysis, LSP analysis, PARCOR synthesis filter, LSP synthesis filter, vector quantization techniques, and other extended versions of them.
a bit-perfect audio editor that doesn't modify samples needlessly
WaveShop is an audio editor for Windows XP/Vista/7/8. 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.
A Fast Fourier Transform based up on the principle, "Keep It Simple, Stupid." Kiss FFT is a very small, reasonably efficient, mixed radix FFT library that can use either fixed or floating point data types.
getID3() is a PHP script that extracts useful information (such as ID3 tags, bitrate, playtime, etc.) from MP3s & other multimedia file formats (Ogg, WMA, WMV, ASF, WAV, AVI, AAC, VQF, FLAC, MusePack, Real, QuickTime, Monkey's Audio, MIDI and more).
As a library of classes for generating and manipulating music and sound, jMusic provides a solid framework for computer assisted composition in Java. jMusic has a music data structure based upon note/sound events and methods for modifying and structu
Graphical User Interface (GUI) for MP3Gain, VorbisGain and AACGain (enables you to modify the loudness level of mp3,ogg,mp4 files) / Frontend for MP3Gain / Grafische Benutzeroberflaeche fuer MP3Gain, VorbisGain und AACGain
Linux Studio Plugins Project
LSP (Linux Studio Plugins) is a collection of open-source plugins currently compatible with LADSPA, LV2 and LinuxVST formats. Also standalone plugins for JACK are provided since version 1.0.8. The basic idea is to fill the lack of good and useful plugins under the GNU/Linux platform. After some contributions to other open source projects the decision was made to implement separate and independent plugin distribution.
Multiplatform GUI of MP3Gain which adjusts volume of MP3 files
Graphical user interface front end supporting MP3Gain engine which analyzes and losslessly adjusts MP3 files to a specified target volume. A complete re-creation (made in QT4) of the original MP3Gain GUI, however it can be run on more platforms.
MPC Maid ("MM") is a software editor for the Akai MPC 500, MPC 1000, and MPC 2500. It is Mac, PC, and Linux-compliant and makes the edition of MPC programs files easy. It also features a semi-automatic slicing tool to chop loops into slices.
DRC generates digital room correction FIR filters to be used within HiFi systems in conjunction with real time convolution engines like BruteFIR.
AudioSlicer is a Cocoa GUI application that finds all silences in an audio file and allows you to split it into several smaller audio files and to name/tag them properly. For now only MP3 is supported but other formats may come in the future.
Detection Classification and Localisation of marine mammals
The PAMGUARD project develops software to help detect, locate and classify marine mammals using Passive Acoustic Monitoring.
Automatic audio RMS normalizer & splitter
Fast batch audio processor for automatic loudness adjustment and audio files splitting. The software automatically normalizes a batch of files to a given RMS volume, and can split tracks in several ones by detecting low level ("noise") chunks. It embeds : - a multi-band limiter, - an Automatic Gain Control, - a 3 bands semi-parametric equalizer, - a noise gate, - a trimming function, - user preset management. Portable version needs VC 2013 RunTime to be installed https://www.microsoft.com/fr-fr/download/details.aspx?id=40784 You use LASTAR for your mobile music library ? Try now the new Android player with its real-time embedded algorithm ! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.arthelion.loudplayer&hl=fr
An automatic sample librarian tool for musicians
Aural Probe is a sample librarian tool for computer musicians/audio engineers. Automatically and non-destructively index your disorganised sample collection from a list of folders into categories (kick, snare, hihats etc.) based on folder/filename wildcard matches. Easily audition samples, load/save favourites, and drag-and-drop straight into your sequencer.
CECILIA is an environment for music and signal-processing that uses Csound as its underlying audio processing engine. One can think of CECILIA as a completely programmable sound-processing tool, with real-time interactive processing on soundfiles or live
The Analysis & Resynthesis Sound Spectrograph analyses a sound file into a spectrogram and is able to synthesise this spectrogram, or any other user-created image, back into a sound.
MARF is a general cross-platform framework with a collection of algorithms for audio (voice, speech, and sound) and natural language text analysis and recognition along with sample applications (identification, NLP, etc.) of its use, implemented in Java.
Audio spectrum visualiser in 3D for Linux
Spectrum3d is a software for Linux that displays the harmonics of the sound in 3D, either in real-time or from a preloaded file. It is multitouch and compatible with JACK. It uses OpenGL, SDL, Gstreamer, Gtk+ and (optionally) libjack.
Sonogram and waveform display programm for Unix using different algorithms like FFT and LPC to display musical features or potential artefacts that you may no be able to hear. Superimposed tuneable Staff-Lines allow for easy transcription of music.