Questions tagged [music]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Music Library Capable Player for Windows that is Database Compatible to Banshee

I am using a multiple OS environment. I have three PCs (2 Laptops and one Mid Tower) all are running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu Linux. I use Linux for Daily use, but sometimes (Photoshop, Videocutting, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Website that will let me share music I listen to?

Books I am a passionate reader. I keep track of books I read through goodreads.com, a web app that is basically meant to be your library on the web. That has a lot of advantages, the main of which is,...
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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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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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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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Program to find tracks with no Traktor hot cues

I use Traktor to place hot cues in tracks. I am looking for a program that could List all tracks contained in a folder (and its subfolders) that have no Traktor hot cues Preferably I would like to ...
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How to find where a song occurs in a video audio stream

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, any software (FOSS or paid) is accepted. I have a song (mp3) and a video (mp4). I need to find out where the song starts and ends in the video (Eg. @ 0-60 seconds). Are ...
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Convert MuseScore sheet music to solfege mp3 output

I want to export my sheet music (*.mscz or *.mscx file produced by MuseScore) as an mp3 audio file but with a solfa voice as the output. It is just simple interval exercises, not complex music. Many ...
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Music - Create Acapella from Original track and instrumental

Just had an idea that it should be possible to 'subtract' instrumental tracks from orginal tracks leaving us with just the acapella version of the song. In it's most basic form this would be: ...
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Tag MP3s using (user-specified) CDDB Disc ID

I'm usually using Tag&Rename to tag MP3 files, however sometimes it doesn't calculate the Disc ID right (and it's not possible to specify a different one myself). So if I have a Disc ID (and it ...
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Windows software to generate MIDI from input time signature?

I'm searching for a simple app to generate time signatures from user input like "11/8" "7/4" "3/4" "19/16" and export a *.mid from it.
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Counterpoint generation software?

Foox "Creates species counterpoint using genetic algorithms (in Python)." Are there any other open-source counterpoint generation software?
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Is there a c++ library that reads music scores?

I'm looking for a way to read music scores in from a file. I recognize this is hard, and decided that it would also be acceptable if I read in just MuseScore files. Is there a c++ library that lets me ...
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rap lyrics management

Suppose I'm a rapper. I have lots of lyrics, which, half of them are not done yet, some are done, but need rework & edits, some are just a verse and need a second verse, etc... . I also have ...
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An online drum tab player that is extensible to any percussion instrument so that I can add more cowbell

I have some drum tabs, and I want to play them as music. I also want to edit them and try to build the song into something better. I found drumtabber.com which basically does exactly what I want - ...
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Android app like Rock Band

I'm looking for an Android app similar to the video game Rock Band for XBOX and other gaming platforms. That is, an app where you can do piano, drums, and especially vocals, and get scored. Are there ...
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Downloading transcribed orchestral pieces and listening to instrument parts

Please recommend (preferably gratis, but no budget maximum) music software, for Windows: for whose format the most orchestral pieces have been transcribed. I lack the time to notate or input notes ...
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A DSP library(C++) capable of real time processing, Drc and normalisation.

I posted this question to stack overflow and was suggested to ask here instead. I'm currently in the design phase of an audio processing project and I'm trying to pick out a library with the ...
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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 ...