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

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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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Is there a lightweight desktop music player app/solution that reads directly from my iDevice iTunes library?

I have an iPod touch 4G (jailbroken) dedicated for storing music. To clarify, I want an app/solution that: runs on OS X Mavericks/Windows 8.1 reads from the itunes library on my iDevice, which is ...
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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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Lyrics extractor (speech recognition) from a song

I have some songs in English that do not have published lyrics due to those are not popular. So I'm looking for an online service or a standalone app that can extract (recognize) lyrics (as text) from ...
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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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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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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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Keyboard note setting for children

I am looking for a simple music note editing software which can be used by children, so it has very limited feature set compared to professional systems like Cubase violin key only 1/1, 1/2, 1/4 ...
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Music history learning software/website

Has anyone heard/used a website or a desktop program to learn the history of music? With timelines, articles, pieces (extracts) like symphonies, concertos, etc. I am interested in times where our ...
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Convert a PDF/Image score into a programmatic format

Having a music score in PDF or image, format, containing a melody, what tools are available to convert it into a programmatic format (JSON or so)? The tools should: work offline (installable on a ...
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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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Mimic audio: Graph in real-time that compares prior (saved) violin sound vs new incoming violin sound from mic

I'm looking for a Windows or Android app, that compares pre-saved audio with new incoming sound. For example, if I want to mimic a specific 15-second violin piece that I've never played before, then: ...
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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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Looking for a no-cost music streaming app for Android which includes an "offline mode"

I'm looking for: A music streaming app Which doesn't cost money to use Which includes an "offline mode" And which works on Android Preferably which offers access to a large number of songs (millions ...
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MP3 to Music Sheet Converter

Is there any software which converts mp3 to a music sheet properly? I've tried IntelliScore but it did not work as I expected. OS: Windows/Linux Input file: audio file (mp3 for example) Output file: ...
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Most accurate programs to find similar music?

I'd like to find new pieces of music, resembling titles or a specific artist that I input into/specify for the program. The excessive choice of programs claiming this ability mystifies me. Which ones ...
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Program or web services to search for a track among many online music vendors (iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, etc.)

I am looking for a program or web services that can: search for a track among online music vendors (iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, Beatport, etc.). It would be a meta-search engine combining ...
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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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Is there any software that can transcribe MIDIs?

I'm looking for a software that has a spectrogram in the background and allows you to draw a MIDI on top of it, in Audacity I can see the notes but I can't draw over them like in AnthemScore. And ...
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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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Media control of websites on windows 10?

One of my favorite Mac programs is BeardedSpice, which (per its github page) "allows you to control web based media players (Like SoundCloud and YouTube) and some native apps with the media keys found ...
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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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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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iOS Itunes Music Tagging/Playlist Creator

I am looking for an app that provides functionality for either directly or indirectly tagging songs as I play them on my iOS device. Currently, I believe that the only direct editing of song metadata ...
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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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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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Cloud-based music player with offline mode and web version (alternative to YouTube Music)

I'm looking for a music player that checks all of the following boxes, which is basically what the now gone Google Play Music did and what also seems to be possible with YouTube Music: ☑️ Your own ...
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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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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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Music player which features taskbar toolbar controls, or a taskbar "mini player"?

I'm looking for a music player (preferably open source) which features a taskbar toolbar player, like older versions of iTunes and Windows Media Player had. Examples:
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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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Swift library to parse Music XML

I make a piano game with falling plates(tiles). I have xml files (music xml) that I want to use in the game. Is there a Swift library for simple Parsing music xml files? After that I need to convert ...
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What (preferably free) music software fits my purpose of downloading transcribed orchestral pieces and listening by instruments?

I'm seeking music software for Windows 10: for whose format the most orchestral pieces have been transcribed. I lack the time to notate or input notes myself. But most software's scanning accuracy, ...
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Directory-based music player for OS X

I have directory with lot of subdirectories which all contain music. I want a music player for OS X which automatically parses these subdirectories as playlists. I mean a filesystem-based music ...
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Music player with SMB capabilities and WinAMP playlist support

I have an old Motorola Milestone (Droid) that I want to use as a music player. The music files are stored on my Windows PC. Can anyone suggest me a music player that can access files from a PC using ...
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Kodi (Music centric) remote control app

I have OpenElec installed on my Raspberry, and happily using Kore & Yatse as a remote control. Although I have a super large music collection and wish there was something available which was more ...
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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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Android app to stream music from phone to PC over Bluetooth or USB

I'm looking for an Android app which will stream music (MP3 files) from my phone to my PC over Bluetooth or USB. The app can have a client software on PC (Windows or Ubuntu).
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Is there software which detects Youtube/Soundcloud audio quality/volume?

I am in the process of setting up Nightbot for use in a Twitch stream. My goal is to build a "Personal Playlist," which is a music library derived from a combination of Youtube and Soundcloud links. ...
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Pandora-like application with filter

I enjoy using Pandora Internet Radio, but I find the station creation tool to be too limiting. I am sensitive to certain sounds (e.g., clapping, snapping, and whistling) and want to tell Pandora to ...
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Music player for Android, files-and-directories based and with a lockscreen window

Desired features: Playing Android-supported media files; Ability to be shown atop of Android lock screen, with: Seeking bar; Buttons for switching to next/prev file; Buttons for switching to next/...
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Piano App for Android With Scales and Rhythm (Similar to Garage Band)

For me, Garage Band's most outstanding features are, you can pick a scale and all the keys on the keyboard (or strings on the guitar) are coherent to the scale you picked. Moreover, you can never miss ...
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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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Program to change the BPM of several MP3s at once

I'm looking for a program or web-service that can change the BPM of several MP3s at once And if possible: BPM should be as accurate as possible (3-decimal accuracy or better) free works on Windows ...
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Free Android alternative to Spotify outside the US

I'm looking for a free music on demand app available on Android. Similar to Spotify or Deezer Must be free Native Android app Must be available outside the US, I live in Lebanon. I see many apps that ...
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Program to sync tracks' metadata from Traktor to Rekordbox

I'm looking for a program that can: sync tracks' metadata from Traktor to Rekordbox. I'm essentially interested in converting Traktor cues to Rekordbox. Ideally, I wouldn't have to reanalyze the ...
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Simplest Midi Editor Player with animated keyboard?

I need a simplest program to load, edit (cut, add, modify notes, add, delete, merge tracks ...) I need to do some basic works on midifiles to suit my needs then save them. I also need to play back ...
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Voice segmentation from WAV or MP3 file (like Karaoke)

I am looking for a software that can separate the voice track from the rest of the audio. It should: take a WAV or MP3 file as input. create 2 WAV or MP3 files as output: one for the music, one for ...
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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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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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