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Software for music playback and musical performance. Media players and media libraries are included.

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Software to check if music file (approximately) contains segment of audio? (both mp3)

TL;DR: Is there an automated way to filter a list of files selecting the files that approximately contain another file? Example: Files to be tested (potentially hundreds): my_file_1.mp3 my_file_2....
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Program or app that displays virtual hands playing piano piece?

I currently use Synthesia to learn classical piano pieces. In Synthesia, as well as assigning left and right hand parts, you can also add finger hints to each key and create a visual record (in piano ...
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Open source multi-user playlist management app

A hypothetical story to set the scene: Me and a bunch of roommates all share a house. Being at a local technical college, we each have our own personal computers (primarily macOS) and some of us are ...
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Dead simple WAV to MP3 converter

I am looking for a minimalist free audio converter for elderly people. They are absolute technical noobs, thus I can't tell them to use ffmpeg. 15 years ago, I used Lamedrop. It literally had no ...
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YouTube-to-M4A Downloader/Converter

Background: Every now and again I need to download my playlists from YouTube. The last time, I used DVDVideoSoft's YouTube-to-MP3 Converter, which did a reasonable job of converting hundreds of ...
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Is there a software or ML Model than can detect the presence of lyrics in songs?

I need to build a dataset for a project. For this I need some software than can detect when lyrics (human speech) appear in songs. Already tried WebRTC VAD and Silero but they really do not play well ...
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Alternative to ampache

I currently use ampache (a web based music player), and most of it is great. However, looking at the commit graph on github it seems that development is slowing down considerably since more than a ...
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Music player with "time tags/marks"

The devices I need are a Windows 10 PC, and a android 4.2 Samsung S3 mini. I have big mp3 that are entire albums. Problems include: I want to listen to particular song, I have to guess the starting ...
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A lightweight, native music player for Linux which integrates with Google Play

I'm looking for native music clients for Linux which support integration with Google Play Music. Currently, I'm using the open-source Electron app GPMDP, which is nice, but Electron apps are fairly ...
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Windows Audio Player for Primary School musical

Here in the Netherlands, it is tradition to end the primary school period with a musical. For this I need an audio player that makes life easy, but I can't find it. What I need is very simple. When I ...
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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 software/device would return ...
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Software to trim every ID3 field of my MP3

Many of my MP3s have ID3 fields that contain spaces at the beginning or at the end of the field. I'm looking for an application that: can trim (= remove start and end spaces) every ID3 field of each ...
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Software to find cover art for different mp3 in group

I want to ask you for advice some soft to automatically find cover arts for mp3 files. I tried to use MP3tag, but its not very good solution for me, because it is adjusted to work with whole albums. I ...
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Music software that can play multiple local music files simultaneously, and can be controlled with hot keys

I am looking for software that can play locally stored music files (e.g. ogg, wav, mp3 etc). I am searching for something that is able to play two or more files at the same time, e.g. a file of ...
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Getting started creating digital music

I have played piano for a while, understand music theory, etc. and can write songs. I don't know what the best way to do this is, but I want to be able to use some program where I can put in a series ...
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Linux audio mixer DAW

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 and 1.6 GB of loops. I want a DAW where I can place these tracks and create mashup-style tracks from these sounds? What could I install?
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WinAmp-like music player for Linux?

I like WinAmp, I'm used to WinAmp. I'm not saying every single aspect of it is wonderful, but it's gotten enough right to keep me a loyal user. Now, QMMP - at least on my GNU/Linux Mint 18.3 - has (...
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Programs to find, show, edit and save lyrics in Linux

I am using Linux and Windows in multiple-boot. When I go to Linux I start missing some programs to find, edit and (especially) save lyrics like the ones I use in Windows: Foobar2000 (with Lyrics Show ...
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App for using Android device as Virtual Instrument host

I want to use my mini MIDI controller keyboard with an Android device for performing live. Therefore, I am in search of an app that would recognize usb-midi keyboard and would be easy to switch ...
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iPhone app for random song play

I am looking for a music app that would play songs at random and once a song is played, it would not get played until all the other songs in the music library have been played. The Apple music app is ...
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Is there a Linux music player which has nestable smart playlists AND syncs with Android?

Background: I'm abandoning OS X for Linux and I've been totally dependent on iTunes for over a decade (since I abandoned Windows for OS X!). My absolute must-have features, which iTunes and an OS-X-...
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Social media platform for creating, sharing and discovering short music videos (alternative to TikTok)

Tik Tok (formerly known as musical.ly) is a social media platform for creating, sharing and discovering short music videos, think Karaoke for the digital age. The app musical.ly was used by young ...
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Anyone know of an MPD client that stores ratings in the MPD database

Is there an existing MPD client which stores rating information in the MPD database. Plugins are acceptable. EDIT It was pointed out in the comments that it was not obvious what MPD is. MPD (https://...
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Better music playlists management on YouTube

As many people, I manage the music I listen to using YouTube playlists. I have quite a lot of them now, but I see unsolved problems regarding them. The main one is that quite often some music videos ...
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What software can I use to make an interconnected list of my music which is relatively easy to browse?

Context: I perform music in a cover band. It often takes a little time for us to decide on a set list of songs, or sometimes we deviate from the set list depending on the vibe. Sometimes, we just go ...
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App for playing music in a continuous overlapping way

I'm looking for an app that could play music is such a way that it sounds like a single mix. It should be able to skip for example the initial 30 seconds of each song and also the endings and play ...
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what's the best way to prepare and share a playlist?

i want to share a playlist with peers. we're collaborating on a project. the peer i'm working with presently has a mac. i'm on kubuntu 20.04. seems likely others might use windows. some of the ...
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What is a simple folder music player for Windows?

I am looking for a free and simple music player for windows that has the following features: It is either GUI or command line interface I can select a folder with music files that the player is ...
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Software that helps identify musical instruments and multiplicity in sound tracks

The Shazam app can listen to sound and identify songs. However, I am looking for an app (Android, iPhone, PC, Mac, Linux) that can listen to music (such as background music in cartoons and films), and ...
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Linux Music Player that shows both waveform and moodbar

In the Clementine music player you can show moodbars, which is a neat feature to visualize the mood of a song. In Audacity you can see the waveform of a song, which is similarly useful. Is there a ...
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AI software for creating a song from instrumental music and text

I want a software to modify only the textual verses of a song for private use. Availability: free or paid (<= 35 BRL). Operating systems: Windows 11 or Android
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Music Player with delayed playback function for dance

I'm looking for a music player software for Windows where I can configure a delay between clicking on the playback button and the actual playback. I need this for dance training at home, because I ...
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Windows music player that supports play folder via context menu

Please recommend a Windows music player that supports play folder via the context menu similar to VLC (see picture). And please don't recommend player where the user needs to make the context menu ...
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Free Mac MP3 player that showing playlist with large font, supports hotkeys for pause, next, etc

I've been using VLC and Vox. I like how VLC lets me widen the playlist as much as I want. But the font is so small. Vox is also good except the playlist is narrow and has a small font. What free ...
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Offline music player for Androids without ads?

I'm looking for a music app for Android to play music I have on my phone, with the usual albums, playlists, shuffle, and background play features, and with basic controls on the lock screen (pause/...
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Useful software to play back a song for playing in sync with on an instrument

I’d like to practice playing a musical instrument (a 34-string lever harp) by playing in sync with previously recorded or synthesized music. In the past when I’ve tried to use my computer or phone to ...
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AI DJ app that will do a reasonably smooth transition from one song to another?

AI explosion, so many new tools. I tried to search for DJ-ing software but they are sophisticated, too many buttons, not something I can do on my iPhone in the middle of the party. Inspiration: ...
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Android music app that properly reads/writes MP3 ID3 POPM tags

I'm hoping to find an Android app that can properly read and write MP3 ID3 tags for ratings (usually a popularity meter, called POPM in the tag). It's Matroska T=30 in the ID3v2.3 and IDv2.4 tags, and ...
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I need an API to retrieve music lyrics with their timestamp

I'm trying to create a video for an album I love, with the music playing along with the lyrics. Where can I find a good API to do that ? I've had a look at Musicxmatch and Genius, but haven't found ...
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Program similar to getharmony.net to extract guitar notes

getharmony.net was a very interesting web page where you could get the notes of a song with guitar through a spectogram and make a tab to interpret it. Unfortunately it is down, but I would like to ...
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Semi-automated music video editing - cut on beat or MIDI note

I'm looking for a way to automate my video editing because I keep doing the same thing that could for the most part be done by a program, at least in theory. I usually have a song (in .wav file format)...
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Free AI music genre recognition for local files

I'm wondering if there's any music genre detection which meets these criteria: it's free works on Windows/Linux works with files on your disk, doesn't have to be offline, but it shouldn't require ...
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Software to detect BPM and tag MP3 files

A friend of mine started using a music player and manager that can dynamically create playlists based on MP3 tags. He is happy with it, but the only thing missing for him (he works as a DJ sometimes) ...
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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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Voice/pitch analyzer for two voices

This app can display the pitch of one voice/sound at a time: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tadaoyamaoka.vocalpitchmonitor It gets messy however if there is more than one sound. I ...
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VST Host for live keyboard performance

I need a PC-compatible software like MainStage... the features I need: Be able to add external VST plugins like Omnisphere, Alicia's Keys Connect my midi keyboard and midi controller (nanokontrol2) ...
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Open Source Alternative to Rave.DJ?

rave.dj is a site that allows you to create mash-ups or mixes of multiple songs automatically. They are closed-source and it can only be operated through their website. Are there any existing open-...
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Could you please suggest free jam app private sessions and lowest latency?

In our company we decided to share talents coworkers have. We were thinking about having some online jam. However, zoom has big latency, so it is not good for online jam. I am looking for free jam ...
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Media file metadata editor for OS X

In order of priority, I am looking for a piece of software that: Is not iTunes. Will allow me to manually edit/create Apple-compatible metadata for audio (MP3, M4A) and/or video (MP4) files. Has a ...
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Chat app with built-in music compositior and music send/share

I am looking for a chat application with an integrated music composer, where you could also send music on staves. The recipient sees a stave, with notes, and can click play below (amidst the chat). ...

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