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
Audio Tag Editor
Kid3 audio tag editor can edit the tags of MP3, Ogg, FLAC, MPC & WMA files in an efficient way, convert between ID3v1 and ID3v2, set the tags of multiple files, generate tags from file names or vice versa and import from freedb, MusicBrainz and Disco
utility to split mp3, ogg vorbis and FLAC files without decoding
mp3splt is a free utility to split mp3, ogg vorbis and FLAC files without decoding, selecting begin/end time; if file is an album, you can get splitpoints automatically from internet or a local cue, cddb file. It also splits Mp3Wrap and AlbumWrap archives. Supports splitting and trimming by silence detection. For mp3 files, both ID3v1 and ID3v2 are supported using original tags or user defined tags.
Linux Audio Converter / Tagger / CD Ripper
A Linux CLI tool for converting multiple audio types from one format to another. It supports the following audio formats: 3G2, 3GP, 8SVX, AAC, AC3, ADTS, AIFF, AL, AMB, AMR, APE, AU, AVR, BONK, CAF, CDR, CVU, DAT, DTS, DVMS, F32, F64, FAP, FLA, FLAC, FSSD, GSRT, HCOM, IMA, IRCAM, LA, MAT, AUD, MAT4, MAT5, M4A, M4R, MP2, MP3, MP4, MP4A, MPC, MPP, NIST, OFF, OFR, OFS, OPUS, OGA,OGG, PAF, PRC, PVF, RA, RAM, RAW, RF64, SD2, SF, SHN, SMP, SND,SOU, SPX, SRN, TAK, TTA, TXW, VOC, VMS, VQF, W64, WAV, WMA, and WV. It can also extract audio from the following video extensions: RM, RV, ASF, DivX, MPG, MKV, MPEG, AVI, MOV, OGM, OGV, QT, VCD, SVCD, M4V, NSV, NUV, PSP, SMK, VOB, FLV, WEBM and WMV. Parallel Processing, a CD ripping function with CDDB support, batch conversion, tag preservation for most supported formats, independent tag reading & writing, service menus for KDE Dolphin/Konqueror, Gnome Nautilus script, and action scripts for Nemo/Thunar are also provided.
Massive audio tagger
SimpleTag is a cross-platform desktop tool, which allows to update the labels of all your music before incorporating it into a musical library or cloud service. Nowadays, the amount of music we have in our equipment is so large, it is no longer possible to manage with the traditional system of filenames and directories. The most convenient is to use the concept of libraries that handle the big market music players: iTunes, Amarok, Windows Media Player, Google Music, ..etc The labels of music files contains all information on artist, album, genre, title, lyrics ... etc, associated with a song. This information is used by music players to manage their libraries. A good labeling enhances the user experience. Do you want your music in the cloud? Then before, you have to check the tag information is correct before incorporating. If you do not, you will be unable to locate many of your songs.
Audiobook Cutter is an easy-to-use tool which splits large speech MP3 files into smaller ones without re-encoding. The split points are determined by silent parts. The main purpose is to make audiobooks or podcasts more manageable in a user-friendly way.
Mr. Random is a utility useful for filling a portable MP3 audio player with music randomly selected from a larger collection situated on a computer hard drive. Filtering and history are supported. Skinnable using SkinLF. Java 6.0 is required to run.
Guitar helper for old computers: scales, chords, and much more
GNUitarra is a light-fast all-in-one helper for the guitar player. Has more than +4000 scale types, +60 chord types, +60 string instruments (i.e bass). Can automake solos, learning excersises, etc. Works even in a 386!
KurzFiler is a software for editing the files of the Kurzweil sampler series. It is mainly intended for users of these great instruments.
We find made to an independent musical writer who directly takes notes from the musical instrument using tables of reference and Musical ABC Format
Open-source alternative to Propellerhead Reason
The Calopsita project is a free, open-source alternative to Propellerhead Reason. I am currently looking for programmers, designers and testers.
EasyTAG is an utility for viewing and editing tags for MP3, MP2, MP4/AAC, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, MusePack, Monkey's Audio and WavPack files. Its simple and nice GTK+ interface makes tagging easier.
JMP3Renamer is a plugin-based renamer/tagger written in Java. It supports automatical assignment of the data to the files and magic cookies to specify the filename format. Currently available plugins: Discogs, MusicBrainz, Filename, Filetag, Mp3, Ogg
free cross-platform music creation software
LMMS 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.
Style Sheet repository for Lilypond (the best music score editor)
programa metronomo/metronomo programable/programmable metronome. If you are trying to be a musician this days you\'ll need this.
Can handle MPEG1/2/2.5 layer 1/2/3 audio files and ID3v1/2 TAGs. Intended to automatize redundant operations on MP3 files and TAGs (ie renaming file, automated tag-filling and some other usefull features).
-Traduction to spanish from english texts. -Helping to developers test and give ideas... -In other words, also I yield my possible material of general utility without profit spirit
Basically TabsHero is a tabs administrator with a group of support tools made for helps the musicians to increase their skills. This application have been built following the multiplatforms softwares models and it was developed in java.
WikiTabBook is a wiki editor of tablatures for guitar, using the chordpro format.
Chordman is an application to help guitar players manage their chords, lyrics and tabs (tablatures). An important goal is to let users easly import guitar chords downloaded from popular guitar chord sites, and recognizing its format.
Manage your mp3 files with jmusicmanager. It can find mp3, create playlist, edit tags, and more. There are several interfaces, you can customize almost the whole GUI, and you can extend the funcionality via plugins. Do you want more? Request it!