FLAC is a free lossless compressed audio format which supports streaming and archival. The FLAC project maintains the format and provides a reference encoder/decoder and input plugins for several popular audio players.
Lossless compressor for multichannel 8,16 and 24 bits audio data, with the ability of password data protection. Being 'lossless' means that no data/quality is lost in the compression - when uncompressed, the data will be identical to the original.
Cross-platform player and audio manager
aTunes is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform player and manager, with support for online radios, podcasts and CD ripping.
K3b is a highly usable and very userfriendly cd writing program.
CD recording in DAO mode, console and Gnome based application.
RipperX is a GTK program to rip CD audio tracks and encode them to the Ogg, MP3, or FLAC formats. It's goal is to be easy to use, requiring only a few mouse clicks to convert an entire album. It supports CDDB lookups for album and track information.
Grip is a GTK-based CD-player and CD-ripper / MP3 encoder. It has the ripping capabilities of cdparanoia built in, but can also use external rippers (such as cdda2wav). Encoder presets are provided for lame, bladeenc, l3enc, xingmp3enc, mp3encode, gogo)
Libcddb is a library that implements the different protocols (CDDBP, HTTP) to access data on a CDDB server (http://freedb.org). It tries to be as cross-platform as possible. The initial libary will have a C API.
A collection of utilities and Python modules for handling audio.
Python Audio Tools are a collection of audio handling programs. These include programs for CD extraction, track conversion from one audio format to another, track renaming and retagging, track identification, CD burning from tracks, and more.
X-CD-Roast is a flexible frontend for optical disc authoring. It combines command line tools like "cdrecord", "cdda2wav", "readcd" and "mkisofs" into a nice GTK based graphical user interface.
Audio player, transcoder and cd ripper
Audio player, transcoder and cd ripper for Mac OS X, Windows, Unix, and Linux. Plays and creates ogg, flac, mp3, aac, m4a, mp4, wav, and aif, and plays wma. 31-band equalizer, repeat loop, variable pitch/tempo, ram or ramdisk preload, more.
libcdaudio is an unmaintained but portable library that provides wrapper functions to audio CD drives and CDDB and CDIndex database access. cdcd is a commandline CD player using libcdaudio's CDDB and CDIndex functions.
RhythmBox is an MP3/OGG player for Linux and the GNOME desktop. It features easy playlist edition, CD-ripping, MP3 walkman support, Audio CD burning and internet radio playback. Its interface is strongly based on Apple's iTunes.
KPlayer is a KDE multimedia player.
Zinf is the continuation of FreeA*p and has all the same features as FreeA*mp: MP3, Vorbis, WAV and audio CD playback, streaming (SHOUTcast, Icecast, RTP) support, a powerful musicbrowser/playlist editor, a themed interface and a RMP download manager.
AlsaPlayer is a new type of PCM player. It is heavily multi-threaded and tries to excercise the ALSA library and driver quite a bit. It has some very interesting features unique to Linux/Unix players.
Audex is a tool for ripping compact discs
Audex is an audio grabber tool for CD-ROM drives for the KDE SC 4 desktop environment.
A suite of tools for handling CD+G karaoke disks and files. Rips CD+G disks to MP3+G files, and burns CD+G disks from MP3+G and OGG+G files.
mkcdtoc is a command-line utility to create toc-files for cdrdao. It reads a list of audio files in simple text or M3U format. The program can be extended via plugins. There is plugins to fill CD-TEXT blocks and perform audio file conversion.
A Ripper and encoder frontend for Linux. Requires sndlibfile and lame.so to work.
Patches xmms for on the fly recoding id3 tags, m3u playlists, and file names from one encoding to another. Support ID3 tag editing, playlist sorting, encoding autodetection. Configuration available under encodings page of standard xmms preferences.
no-nonsence perl script for ripping a cd to mp3's small and easy
mp3burn is a simple command line tool for making audio CDs from mp3s, oggs or FLACs without filling up your disk with .wav files. It requires perl, mpg123, oggenc, flac and cdrecord.
Embedded Car-MP3/CD-Player with optional GPS-Navigation and Webcam.
discid is a small program to calculate the disc-ID for audio compact discs. The disc-ID can be used to query info (tracks, title, interpret) about compact audio discs from a CDDB-Server.