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Software to create, read, record, or modify audio.

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Bird song ID app for Android that is audio only

I'm looking for an app to help one learn birds by their song for Android. I've tried several, and the ones I've tried all use images and text to identify the bird while they play the song. A key ...
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Alternative to Acoustica Mixcraft for Chrome OS

I am looking for an alternative to Acoustica Mixcraft which is audio recording software that runs on PCs. Here are my requirements, Reasonably priced (preferably free) Runs on a Google Chromebook (...
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Pitch detection for multiple voices

I greatly enjoy singing a cappella music with multiple parts (usually 4, but in principle, any number of parts between 2 and 8). It's less enjoyable when we're singing out of tune. We are amateurs: we ...
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Tool for limiting the maximum loudness

I am looking for a tool which limits the maximum loudness* of all applications to a custom value. It should ideally clamp the loudness to the specified value or – if such a feature is not ...
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Archiving conversations

I want to record conversations made with remote relatives over the internet (or possibly over the phone), to preserve their stories for future generations. I'd like to save disk space, not storing ...
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Windows desktop application that drastically decreases volume of loud sounds?

And do it temporarily so perhaps a button you press that turns on this loud sound muffling and then later you can turn audio back to regular. Example: if you were watching a boxing match, the program ...
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Equalizer (EQ) for all sound in Windows?

Looking for a Windows (using Windows 7 specifically) equalizer program. Not sure how sound is setup in windows so I don't know if it would be a single EQ or different EQ depending on the source or ...
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Android Virtual Microphone

I would like to know whether some tool exists to create a virtual microphone on Android. For example, when I connect my headset, my phone uses the microphone on the headset. Instead, I want to be ...
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Any VST for removing harmonic content from audio?

I wonder if there are any VSTs which remove automatically the main harmonic content from an audio source. For example, if I have a simple sine wave this hypothetical device would return absolutely ...
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Language recognizer (from a sound tell whether French/Romanian/Korean/etc)

I want an Android app that can listen to someone speaking and tell what language it is. Example: Sound "The Maharashtra government has given a 90-day period for manufacturers to dispose of existing ...
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Software to distinguish music from spoken text

My parents have written short stories at a time where PCs were not so present. Unfortunately, many of those hand-written manuscripts seem to be lost. However, there are a lot of old cassettes which ...
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Emulate instruments with MIDI keyboard

I am looking for a program (preferably lightweight and free) that lets me use a Casio keyboard with MIDI to play or emulate an array of instruments. I am not looking into audio production at all so ...
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Difference of audio files

I am looking for a tool that can automatically analyze the difference of two audio signals that I record from a microphone. The software must auto align the audio sample start position. I can ...
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Software to make youtube audio easier to sleep to

Sometimes I like to listen to audio from a youtube playlist with my bluetooth headset to help me fall asleep. Like a bedtime story. I run into these problems. The volume of sounds from the within ...
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Pandora-like playlist creation of local library

Sometimes I want to listen to a particular feel of music but my music library is very diverse so not all of it fits in the feel I want to listen to. Right now I have to resort to going to particular ...
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Android audio recorder with speech recognition

I'm looking for an audio recorder that can perform speech recognition while it is recording (but would also keep the audio recording) so that afterwards I could easily browse the recordings along with ...
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Skype call recorder for Android

I need something for an Android phone (specifically a Galaxy S4) that allows me to record good quality audio of both sides of a Skype conversation. I'm not interested in the video component. There ...
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Lua library for recording sound

So I'm aiming to create a simple Lua program that takes input from the microphone and plays it back to the user (as a sort of mic test, fun project). Anyway, everything except the audio recording is ...
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Software to filter audio output for static in real-time

I am looking for software that is able to filter out static from an output device in real-time. A specific application that I am using randomly outputs loud static in the form of white noise or ...
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USB Audio streaming Windows to Windows

Here is what I am trying to do: D1 Laptop (Win 10) -> D2 Desktop (Win 7) -> Headphones The last part is easy, my issue is only the audio transmission from Device1 to Device2. This means that I need ...
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Advanced Windows volume mixer

I have three different sound output devices, a TV, USB speakers and USB headphones wired in. When I'm playing a movie on my TV with sound, I would like to be able to start an application and have the ...
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Any free software which counts the amount of times a noise occurs in a given video

I want to count the amount of times someone died during the course of a video. My idea to do this was to count the amount of times the death noise (always the same sound) occurs. Now sitting down and ...
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Call sound enhancer (equalizer) for Android

Sometimes in a bad connectivity conditions I have a bit of trouble understanding the person on the other side of the phone. Since I'm using an Android device with a quad core CPU and additional DSPs, ...
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Rip DVDs in highest possible quality on Windows 8.1

I have a bunch of concert DVDs that I'd like to rip to the highest quality format possible. I'm looking for some software (ideally free) that will let me do this. I want to be able to keep the chapter ...
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Need software-based dynamic range compressor

My audio on this computer has very poor dynamic range compression, and the Loudness Equalizer that comes built-in with Windows does not allow me nearly enough settings to fix it. Therefore, I need an ...
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Modern HTML5 Audio Library

I'm searching for a modern JS Audio Library. Some like SM2. 100% Web Audio API based Without flash fallback. Easy to use and expand It will be cool if: It can change pitch of audio file It can ...
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Looking for Android music player that can sync with desktop ( osx / linux )

I am currently using Clementine on OSX and Ubuntu - quite happy with it, the gpodder.net integration seems very useful. Gpodder.net is also supported on Android app AntennaPod, so far so ok ;) I'd ...
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An Android app that changes the notification tone depending on a text message's content

Is there a free Android app (4.0+) that changes the notification sound you get when you receive a text if most of the text message is a 'confirmation'? By 'confirmation', I mean words like 'ok', 'yes'...
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Talking notification of system events for Android

Whenever my Android phone wants to tell me anything, it beeps. Always the same beep. I imagine that I could configure it to use different sounds for different events, but is there an app where it ...
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Frequency based sound mixer / effects for linux

I'm using a Debian and I have very frequency rich headphones. That has the good effect that I can listen to my music in incredible quality, but has the downside that if anyone messed up their soundmix ...
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Android Dog Repellent proved to work

I walk a lot on lonely roads, and often encounter dogs, that sometimes try to bite me. Usually I just drive them away with a stick, but I remember the Dog Repellent used by some joggers was more ...
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Piano software with external sound font

Is there a free piano playing software/game which allows you to use an external sound font (like .sf2 files) and preferable export your music into midi? Open source preferred.
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Audio manager for 3d position audio on a per-application basis (Windows)

I just recently purchased some headphones and would like to emulate the positions of desktop speakers on a per-application basis. Ideally, the software would be similar to the Windows 7 Volume Mixer ...
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Sentiment analysis histogram of a movie soundtrack

I want to generate a happy/sad histogram of a movie. The program would analyze the music to find out whether it is happy music or sad music, and perhaps also analyze voices/laughs/cries. The movie I ...
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Loop recording of audio

I would like to have an application that can record audio continuously and store in memory only last N seconds or minutes, so that I could press a key and save recently recorded audio into a file. It ...
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C++ Library for pogramming a soundboard (microphone -> output streaming + play sounds)

I am currently trying to write a soundboard application in C++. The plan is to stream the microphone input directly to a virtual audio cable (which is then used as the input in other apps) and ...
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Finding out the keystrokes given an audio file containing computer keystroke noise

I am looking for a program or web service that can output the keystrokes given an audio file containing keystroke noise (example of algorithm). Any price, license or operating system is fine.
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Open-source audio visualization?

Is there some open-source (or simply free) solution to add audio visualization (frequency bands/fourier viz/generic scripting) to music in order to produce a simple music video from mp3? Linux/...
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Android audio processing library to do real-time polyphonic pitch detection

I'm trying to do real-time polyphonic pitch detection in Android similar to the "Simply Piano" app. I need to process audio with low latency, apply operations on it like Constant Q Transform and then ...
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Sound normalization program wanted

Videos on YouTube do have different sound volumes, Spotify songs are usually louder, is there an application that normalizes sound on the system? I am tired to adjust the volume each time I change ...
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Linux equivalent of Windows' sndrec32?

I'm looking for a small (in all ways you can think of), no-frills, GUI app for Linux which records audio, plays back the recording, and can save it to a file. Not something large and full-featured ...
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Recording, saving and playing audio

I'm about to embark on creating an app and would really appreciate some suggestions on what would be the best technology to use for my app's specific needs, which are listed below. NEED: -record and ...
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Software to playback voice recordings with adjustable speed and voice normalization

Can anyone recommend an application to listen to hundreds of voice recordings? Here is the functionality desired: Windows 7 compatible Must be able to quickly and easily change the speed of the ...
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Transcriber software for windows?

Suppose that I am watching some educational movies. for example a course on a university that has been published on the web and I want to write a pamphlet for my self. Since I'm not in the classroom ...
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Voice activated personal audio recorder with live rewind (time shifting) and wall clock stamping

I'm looking for means of implementing (or finding existing one) "personal audio recorder" like that of video cable companies when you can pause a live stream and play it back with the delay often ...
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Android app to monitor sound decibel levels for an entire day and output to data or graph

Requirements Android app Measures sound levels, sampling continuously or once every X seconds Can measure over long periods of time (8 hours) Can graph the results or output the data (time + ...
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A web application to record and share audio files with an expiration date?

Similar to a Pastebin with an expiry date, I would like to record and share an audio file that is automatically being deleted after the expiration date has been passed. The use of the app should be ...
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Good . amr editor for Android (Marshmallow)

My requirements are unusual and hence hoping for solutions here I listen to a lot of . amr talks which are typically 3 hours duration with a file size of around 20 Mb I want to edit portions (i.e, ...
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Channel changing surround sound solution

My computer and Television are in the same room on opposite walls. I would like to have them share a 5.1 surround sound system. The speakers will be oriented for the TV. My computer has 6 ports for ...
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Create video file with multiple audio tracks

I have an animated movie in three different languages, each in a separate video file. The picture is exactly the same for each file, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into ...