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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 piece ...
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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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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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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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Any online tool or website we can join together to pray rosary real time?

Is there any online tool or website that permits people to join together in praying the rosary (and /or other prayers like Divine Mercy Prayer, Padre Pio Prayer...)? People can pray and have a ...
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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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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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App that can change your voice into different characters voices

Say you want to sound like Mark Hamill (aka The Joker from the Arkham games), or Roger (the alien from American Dad). Is there an app that can do that? I am open to any price and platform: web app ...
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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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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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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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Any tool that can identify and match two voices?

Let's say we have 5 audio files as A.mp3, B.mp3, C.mp3, D.mp3, E.mp3. supposed that A and E are recorded by the same person, John, with ~98-100 % matched. On the other hand, B.mp3 was recorded by John'...
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Software to take a recorded audio file that contains a person saying a phrase, and then extract each word

For example to take a 30 second recording of Kermit the From saying "Well folks it has been a whirlwind of an adventure today". Import that file into the program and tell it to extract any word or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Collaborative music recording app, does it exist?

I am looking for a collaborative music recording app for the iPhone. I found Spire Music Recorder Studio from iZotope, Inc., which looks like this: It allows you to create multiple "layers" ...
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Beginner DJ software compatible with Macbook Pro 2021 (Apple M1 chip processor)

I just got a new Macbook Pro 2021, which I understand uses the Apple M1 chip processor. I am trying to start mixing electronic music as a hobby, and an acquaintance of mine who DJs told me that they ...
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Is there specific software to create alarm tones?

I'm looking to recreate some of the alarm tones found in aircraft, without just using just a recording. Some of the tones I am trying to recreate are found in a video like this. I have been unable to ...
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Windows audio to keep speaker from sleeping

I started using a portable speaker for my Windows computer, and after discovering it goes to sleep got the following explanation from the manufacturer: That model, as well as the rest of our portable ...
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Voice activated recording software for Windows

I'm looking for a voice recording software that would be voice activated. The program should be running in background at all times and when it detects volume from microphone input, it should start to ...
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Looking for open source pitch modification algorithm with formant preservation?

For the past few weeks, I've been trying to find an open source algorithm which can be used to change the pitch of a vocal recording, similar to autotune. I have found many open source libraries and ...
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Live Audio Visual Display of Acoustic Data in JupyterLab

What I have: A kubernetes container, running Ubuntu and JupyterLab; JupyterLab is accessed remotely from a Windows laptop running a Chrome browser Audio files: Wav format, 16 KHz mono Various ...
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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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NAudio alternative for C++

I am long time programming with C# and NAuido, now i moved to modern C++. I am has a few projects for audio visualization: Waveform, spectrum analyzer, etc. Now i going to port my projects for C++, ...
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Easy Speech to Text Software?

I would like to create an AI helper for my computer, kind of like Cortana. I have made attempts at this in the past, but those projects drifted away, and were replace by higher priorities, so I'm ...
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Is there a python TTS library that can set the fundamental frequency of the output?

Is there a python TTS library that can set the fundamental frequency of the output? Or should I manually recognize the frequency and do FFT and adjust the fundamental frequency? (I am trying making a ...

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