Questions tagged [music]

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

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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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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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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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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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Software to find similar music samples

I'm looking for program that can help me find music samples within a library which are "similar" to an input sample. By sample I mean a short (1-10 seconds) audio file, typically in .wav or .aif ...
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Software to playback inputted music notes

Is there any software (online or download) that allows the user to input a sequence of notes, set the time signature etc. and then choose instrument to hear the notes being played back. E.g. The user ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lightweight music player for Android with material design

I want a music player app that has material design is lightweight, so that it takes up almost no memory when running Optional: notification of the playing song, which appears at the top position ...
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Metronome app for Android that can increase speed after a specified number of bars

I'm looking for an Android metronome app with the usual features: choose the speed choose how many beats (3/4, 4/4, etc) choose to play quarters, octaves, 16th, triplets, etc Plus: choose a number ...
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What tool could I use to generate songs from text?

I stumbled with this video showing a few songs generated by the built in text-to-spech tool in the game MoonBase Alpha. The tool in questions can "sing" the words so that it can be used for songs. Is ...
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Music program for Ubuntu that can export an album or list of songs into one MP3

I am looking to take a music album on my computer, merge all the songs so that they play one after the other (preferably in the original order). I would then possibly be able to modify the gap-length ...
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Offline music player for iOS that can sort items by year (from MP3 tag)?

I am having trouble finding a free iOS app that can simply load a bunch of MP3s (via 'File Sharing' from iTunes) and sort all tracks in the app by release year as taken from the MP3 tags. I have ...
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A 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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Is there a FOSS music streaming service?

I am looking for an integrated system featuring an open source Linux client that streams music and radio stations that are published under a free license. So basically a truly FOSS alternative to ...
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Music player natively supporting .lrc lyrics files

Is there any music player program that supports lyric (LRC) files painlessly? I tried PotPlayer, KMPlayer, WMP and foobar2000 without success. I know MiniLyrics can be used but I am looking for a ...
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Cloud service for my own music files with offline sync?

I have a windows PC , a Mac (el capitan ) and an android lollipop device , My problem is pretty simple , I have around 3 gigs of music , I keep adding a little once in a while , I want a cloud ...
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Tool to search my disk for trimmed mp3s with unexpected ending

It should find short mp3s with a loud unexpected ending (e.g. incomplete downloads). It would be good to have also a feature there to fade out track ends in a batch. It must be free or for low ...
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What module can I use in Python that reads ID3 tags in FLAC, ALAC (m4a), and MP3 files?

My music library was in FLAC and MP3 formats. (MP3 for old time radio plays, FLAC for music.) I have been converting these files to ALAC in m4a files. This included cleaning up a real mess because ...
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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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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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Music player supporting resumption after close

I'm looking for a music player for Ubuntu Linux that supports resuming the song, position in that song, and the playlist in which the song was located once I open it again (essentially saving state on ...
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Music organizer that lets you listen and separate the songs you like from a huge dump

I've a huge collection of music and I've only ever liked a very tiny fraction of songs from it. For example I have entire Albums when in fact I only ever liked just one song from that album (which ...
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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 recognition software for Linux based on the song melody

Does anybody know an application which recognizes any melody (like Tunatic on Windows)? I would like to be able to sing on the microphone and to recognize what I am singing, or at least to recognize ...
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iTunes/Playlist application that allows reordering of songs on phone

So I like to reorder the songs on the phone and computer. Is there an app that supports this (preferably free or cheap)? Both Play Music and Spotify don't support this on Android(Here is a picture ...
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Software for testing chords?

I am looking for an application which I can use to self test and improve my chord knowledge. Yousician has a feature which does this, but it is too simple (the highest level available just tests ...
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Program that renders MIDI compositions

I have some compositions in the form of MIDI files. I would like to have a "preview" of what they would sound like with real instruments, without actually having an expensive orchestra playing them. ...
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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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Mobile app to practice rhythm

Do you know any mobil app where user can add music notes into a sheet music, with varying delay between music notes and user can try drumming the song, with correct delays, by tapping the screen of ...
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App to play YouTube music videos in the background while multitasking

Until about a month ago, I was using FireTube to play YouTube videos in the background while using other apps. But when YouTube discontinued version 2 of their API, this app stopped working. ...
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Program to convert batch of M4A files to 192kbps

I'm looking for a freeware program that can convert M4As to different bitrates, specifically 192k, so they're good quality but still small enough to transfer to my phone. I previously asked for a ...
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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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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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Music server (on premise) that allows editing playlists on all devices

Do you know a server software, where all my music can be mounted and I can access via Windows, Mac and Linux as well as mobile apps? The most important thing for me is to edit all my playlists on all ...
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Tuning app for Android

In my case I want to tune my guitar, but the app I'm looking for doesn't (or even shouldn't) have to be only for guitars. Following are my top requirements: Quick start: therefore it should be ...
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Software to delete music duplicates

I have many music files downloaded from my different sources into my hard drives. I need a reliable, free piece of software to recognise and delete duplicate files. By duplicated, I mean similar ...
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Read song name into earphones

I almost always listen to music on earphones on the way. So I don't know names of most of the tracks I love, and it's hard to get the phone out of the pocket for each song to check the name. Is ...
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Music play count tracker

Is there a (ideally free) cloud service that can do the following? Can track music / song plays. Integrate with iTunes and iOS. Can import data from last.fm. I've been using last.fm for years but ...
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Music player server that works with pulseaudio out of the box

I would like to use a music player daemon along the lines of the program called "Music player daemon" (also known as "mpd") or xmms2. I mean something specific by "out of the box": I am running ...
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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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iTunes m4a -> MP3 CD?

One of the most frustrating feature omissions in iTunes, IMO, is the fact that there is no easy way to burn an MP3 CD if your songs aren't already MP3s. Is there any software out there that can take ...
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Music Software for making samples

looking for a software for creating a single sample (demo) file of a music albums, i mean: load for example 12 tracks of an album, and auto split each track into a 15 seconds and merge all ...
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Software music player with API (for Windows)

I just need a good MP3 player that can I use from my code. The only things that I need is to play music, add files to the playlist and set the volume.
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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://...