Questions tagged [audio]

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

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Audiobook player for Linux

I need a player to listen to audiobooks on a desktop installation of Linux. All suggestions I find are for normal, song players, which don't work well for audiobooks. I don't have many audiobooks yet, ...
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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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Audio cutting tool for Linux

I'm searching for a simple audio cutting and merging tool running on Linux. Ideal would be a Gtk application, but only a nice to have. I know of audacity, but this is a little too much. Goal is to ...
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Looking for an OSX audio editor to slice and normalize long live recordings into individual songs

I am looking for a simple audio editing tool for OSX, to slice and normalize long live recordings into individual songs. I would prefer a low-cost or gratis solution and ideally one that is in the App ...
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Audio diff tool

Example: I have two versions of one song, and one of them misses some parts. I want to see which parts are missing and which are different. I see interface of such program as two adjacent waveforms, ...
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A program to 'listen' for a particular audio frequency then run a task

I need a program (for Windows) that continually 'listens' to a computers own audio ('what you hear' type, preferably). Now, once it's 'heard' a set frequency it runs 'batch01.bat', at another set ...
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Cafe, library ambience noise generator

I've been looking into the benefits of white/ambient noise on studying lately, and I think it's best to put on some cafe, busy library, study place ambient noise (with people talking in the background)...
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Download Mp3 from online Winamp Flash Player

I am listening some songs in online Winamp flash Player. I want to download the all songs from the online Player to my computer. Is there any Browser Plugin or Third party software available to ...
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Audio cassette to MP3 or CD

I have plenty of old audio cassettes. I want the songs of the cassette in MP3 or some other computer playable format. Is there any software available for converting audio cassettes to MP3 or CD?
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Looking for a voice recording software with visualizer

I am looking for a software that will let me record my voice and create a video with visualizer (correct me if my choice of words is wrong) that is sensitive to my voice like TV professionals show on ...
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Speech recognition software for Windows that takes audio file as input and outputs text file

I am interested in speech recognition software for Windows, that takes an audio file of a podcast, say, in one of the standard formats (MP3, WAV, OGG, etc.), and outputs a transcription of the speech ...
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Audiobook player for Android

I'm looking for an audiobook player, or an ordinary audio player that has these features: Buttons to move 10 seconds forward and backward. Saves the current position between restarts. It's free. ...
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A software that convert sound into Hertz value [closed]

I would like to analyze the notes of a song to convert it into the waveform or in Hertz value. The goal is to preserve these notes as they are, with no change of vibration, without having to correct ...
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Increase volume of PC?

If I download any video, I can get enough volume because of VLC player. But when I play video online, like on YouTube or any other site, volume is really less. Can you please suggest any software ...
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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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Audio file player with wall-clock time display

I record about 1hrs worth of sound on an Olympus voice recorder at certain times of the day—say 4:30pm to 5:30 pm—with sounds happening at various times (that I write down). When playing back I want ...
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Batch audio converter for Linux that can convert from FLAC to AAC

I tried a few audio converters but they were very limited. For example I can't find one that converts to AAC 512kbps (from FLAC). Does anyone know of a powerful Linux audio converter? As powerful as ...
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Is there a software which can amplify the sound? [closed]

Is possible to amplify the system sound with software, without losing sound quality?I want it for videos and,especially,for listening to music. What programs for Ubuntu 12.04 can do this?
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Text-to-audio iOS app for iPhone

I use Instapaper, and I click the "Read Later" bookmarklet all the time. Unfortunately, I don't have time to read all the articles that I save for later, and I can't possibly read them while I'm ...
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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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Audio player on Android suitable for manual transcription

I want to perform transcription of sound files. Transcription refers to the manual process of listening to recorded speech and transcribe it into a written text document. Is there an audio player app ...
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Windows phone music player with good playlist capabilities

The built-in music player of Windows Phone 8.0 has an option to create a playlist from the now-playing list but it is extremely rigid. It only allows you to create the playlist, without any options of ...
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High quality text-to-speech converter

I'm looking for a text-to-speech converter, that produces a wave or mp3 file (no real-time needed) has no fundamental restrictions on commercial usage of the produced output comes with female / male ...
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Android app to silence the phone

Looking for Android app to instantly silence the phone 100% (equivalent of holding volume key down till slider goes to 0). Requirements: On Google Play Decent reviews (4+ stars) Operates by simply ...
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Digital audio workstation software for Linux?

I am primarily a Windows user but I have recently started using Linux more frequently. On Windows I use Steinberg Cubase to sequence music. Cubase is a digital audio workstation (DAW) with a variety ...
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Linux software to synthesize singing

I have some software to synthesize instruments, and some to synthesize speech. What I can't find is a program to generate singing (with or without a GUI). I want to be able to input text and their ...
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Software to bleep a few words in a song

I am looking for free (hopefully) open source software that will allow me to remove (or replace/mute) a few choice words in some music I own. (I wish the artist would release a radio edit version of ...
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Free/Libre voice & video chat alternative to Skype?

I don’t want to use Skype because it’s proprietary. I’m looking for an alternative that is Free/Libre (FLOSS), is available cross-platform * (at least: GNU/Linux, Mac OS, and Microsoft Windows), ...
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Software for deleting music from directory rather than playlist

My dad has 700+ MP3 and WMA files on a memory stick which he sticks into his truck's radio system, now there are a bunch of songs he wants deleted however the radio system just reveals a track number (...
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What Ubuntu tool records all desktop sounds?

In Ubuntu, I want to record everything that plays through my speakers. If I were to play a movie and a YouTube video at the same time, the tool would record the mix of both. It should output as an ....
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Free, lightweight, all-in-one, audio and video format converter

In short, something that just does what one would expect such a program to do. (Just convert it so it works on my mother's media player!) By "free" I mean free-as-in-beer. I'm okay with closed source ...

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