Questions tagged [music]

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

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iTunes alternative on Ubuntu [closed]

I like iTunes, but unfortunately it is not available for Linux/Ubuntu. Some features I am looking for: Playlists Ability to change song from taskbar Album covers CD import Notification when the song ...
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Linux music player for huge music collection

This question seems silly, so easy to answer! Well... Hold on! What if I tell that my music folder is... 15GB. I have Xubuntu 64 bit, Clementine isn't indexing all my songs. Banshee freezes when I ...
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Music software for writing scores

I would like a software that I will be able to write music sheets/scores. Nothing really fancy, just to be able to write all kinds of notations. I would prefer a free one for Windows.
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Program to convert a MIDI file into music sheets

I'm looking for a program that can convert a MIDI file into music sheets. If possible: Free Windows 7
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Program to fully tag any song automatically

Is there any software which can recognize songs by the title (eg:Ron Pope-Home) and to tag it automatically? I've got the songs in my PC,but they are untagged,you know...I download them from the ...
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Program to merge two MP3s

I'm looking for a program than can: merge two MP3s. E.g. I have a 5-minute track which is split in two MP3s that overlap: the 1.5 first minutes is in one MP3 file (128 kbps), and the 4 last minutes ...
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CD Ripping Software for OS X

When I was primarily a Windows user, I used a program called CDex to rip CDs to my hard drive. I loved this program primarily because of the following features: Automatic ID3 tagging using CDDB ...
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Program to determine the lowest quality encoding a music file went through

I sometimes get some .wav files that might have been converted from low-quality MP3 (e.g. 128 kbps). I am looking for a program to determine/estimate the lowest quality encoding a music file went ...
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Music manager for a mass storage based music player

I'm a bit of a music buff who has been converting his collection to flac - the process is still ongoing so I have a mix of 320vbr and flac files. I also like being surprised, and have a fairly large ...
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iTunes replacement for Ubuntu, hierarchical playlists and Android syncing?

I've waded through the profusion of "iTunes on Linux" questions on this site and the recommendations (as well as searching Google extensively) but have not seen the combination of features that are ...
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Melody transcription from microphone

I'd like the simplest possible software that can convert an audio file of an instrument into a musical score. I specifically want to use this for quickly grabbing violin melodies to a musical score ...
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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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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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MIDI Keyboard recording and editing on Linux (Ubuntu)

I used to record some music with my Roland XP-10 keyboard using SONAR 4 under Windows XP, with some VST like The Grand Piano and Korg M1. I have recently switched from Windows to Linux (Ubuntu), and ...
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Windows Music Player that supports custom lyric

I listen to Japanese songs, so I often need the lyric. I'm using the musicbee player, but I can't use it to display Japanese lyric. I need another music player for Windows that supports adding your ...
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MIDI to music sheet converter for Linux

I am looking for a software that converts MIDI files into music notation. I want the following features: Should work on Linux Should be able to run in terminal Should be able to save the music sheet ...
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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?