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

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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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Program to simplify iTunes library management

At the moment I use iTunes to view and listen to my music library (I use MusicBrainz Picard to tag and organise everything), mostly because it supports ID3v2.4 tags, because it adheres to the album ...
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Is there any software that can convert real time music into MIDI music?

I want to make music for a video game I am creating, but I have little to no skill using a piano. But, I do know how to play tuba, and have been playing it for a while. Is there any software that can ...
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Sort artists by number of tracks including remixes

I have 1.8k different artists in my library of 3.6k songs. I'd like to sort my artists in order of which ones I have the most tracks from, going from the artist with the most total number of tracks to ...
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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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OCR for sheet music

I have photos and scanned images of music notation (in JPG format, but I could create any other format as well, if needed). Now I need a program that examines the music on the picture generates a "...
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Software to trim every ID3 fields 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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App to keep a list of my repetoire (as a folk muscian)

As a folk musician, I am looking for an (Android and Desktop) app that I can use to keep track of all the tunes that I know. I've been using Evernote recently which was been decent, but their free ...
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is there a MacOS app or script to create a reorganized copy of my itunes music library

When i look into the ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Media/Music folder, i see my music library organized by artist name like this: ./Artist-1/Album-BestOf-2016/Song-x.mp4a ./Artist-1/The-Album/Song-x.mp4a ./...
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Windows program to lower bitrate of M4A files without re-encoding

Background: I have a music playlist of .M4A files (AAC codecs) at varying bitrates that I'd like to lower to a set bitrate for the purpose of conserving space on the phone that I'll be transferring ...
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Music Player for Linux with ability to read and write custom ID3 Tags

On Windows I got used to foobar and something I really like is the tagging of files with custom tags like rating, first listened, play counter, bpm and so on. And displaying these tags in a (...
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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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How to find music at 60/90/180 bpm to sync with exercise?

(I've posted this elsewhere, at fitness SE, but perhaps it's most likely to find an answer here). I follow the recommendation that it's good practice to run with a close to 170/180 bpm pace, at any ...
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Free alternative to Anvil Studio

Anvil Studio is a free music editor, but it requires paid addons for printing the score. I'm looking for a really free solution that allows me to print scores. Requirements: edit simple scores (...
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No-nonsense mp3 player for Mac?

Looking for a nice, simple, user friendly, no-nonsense mp3 player for Mac. Or actually, not specific mp3 but just a general audio / music player. I hate iTunes. I want something that doesn't force me ...
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foobar2000-like audio player for OS X (and bonus: GNU/Linux)

I am considering migrating to Mac OS X. But I like music too much, so I must find an audio player that will be comparable to foobar2000. Some features that I will miss when using another audio player ...
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Mulitchannel music creation program with samples

I want to create songs with melodies. As I don't have a band at hand I need to synthesize the instruments (I'll record the singing). So, I need a program that Has multiple channels where I can add ...
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Open-Source musical instrument synthesiser

I am planning on creating a new music band where we use only computer synthesised instruments. So I and my friends decided to use only open-source software. So, can anyone please recommend me an open-...
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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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Syncing music and playlists across multiple devices

I am looking for software that would allow me to sync music and playlists across multiple devices: two computers (both running Windows 10) and a smartphone (running Android). Ideally the solution ...
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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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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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Guitar chords application with a catalogue of fingering charts and alternate chord symbols

The title pretty much says it all. I am looking for a web application to display fingering charts for chords on the guitar that has all the chords (including advanced jazz chords) with alternative ...
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Application to identify which chord could it be by given notes

Is there any application which can tell which can tell in which chord could selected notes be? I am having troubles with arranging songs. When I get basic melody by ear and then want to add bass or ...
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Music player (online/desktop) with ability to tag files (not ID3 tag)

I'm looking for a player (ideally Mac OS X or Android or online) which instead of playlist (you can play only one at time) has a concept of tags to organise songs. So I can tag songs with as many ...
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Is there a music player for linux that can sort based on multiple tags at the same time, including ID3v2 Date/TYER tag?

I'm looking for a music player on linux that can replicate foobar2000's sort functionality. I want to be able to sort my playlist by: Artist, then by Date/TYER, then by Track nr. So far I tried ...
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Python library for rendering music notation

I was looking at Python In Music but I'm not sure whether any of listed libraries actually supports rendering of music notes export the result as a PNG Background: I want to train children reading ...
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Is there an app for using multiple phone speakers to play Spotify?

I'm a subscriber to Spotify Premium, and so I was wondering if anyone knew of an app (either on or off of Google Play) that worked similar to ampme but with support for Spotify. Basically, allowing me ...
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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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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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What is a good application to catalog CDs?

I have a music collection of 11,000+ CDs stored on shelves in order by artist. I recently purchased a handy barcode scanner (for various reasons) and I would like to scan the UPC of these CDs and ...
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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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Touch-enabled synthesizer like Animoog

A friend showed me Animoog on his iPad. Since I have only a laptop with touch support, I'm looking for a similar toy. synthesizer customizable keyboard touch support and good usability. I don't want ...
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android music player to sort/select by album

My Nokia phone music player is able to select music by album metadata. Android music players I tried when asked to select by albums brake albums further by authors resulting in several albums of same ...
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Linux command-line .flac tag editor

I need a Linux bash program that will enable me to type a command that will edit the tags of a .flac file. I've learned so far how to use id3v2 and eyeD3 but I've found them to not be fully compatible ...
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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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App for long audio?

I'm listening to a 22 hour audio book in a single file on my Android. I've tried 3 music apps so far and it's almost impossible to rewind in all of them. I want to be able to change the current play ...
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iOS offline music player that can import/download from cloud (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc)

I'm looking for a free (no ads) to less than $3 USD app, that can: group music like the native iOS music app (songs, artists, albums, playlists, etc) be able to import/download files from the likes ...
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Software to control Spotify on one machine from various other devices

At the office I share a space with three people. We have a very decent set of speakers, and each day whomever comes in first switches the speakers' cable to his computer. This person runs Spotify on ...
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Music library management (iTunes & Spotify hybrid)

First of all: I am on Mac OS X and would love to stay here, but I can switch to Linux if needed (Virtual Machines). I am looking for an iTunes and Spotify mixture. I have a great music collection ...
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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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Music sharing server with Web portal

I am looking for server software to share/host my music. Must haves: HTTP Web portal Ability to upload files and folders Ability to download songs individually or en mass Must run on Windows 10 Free ...
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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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Music playback software similar to iTunes with FLAC support

I'm searching for a software which I can use to view and playback my music collection. It should be able to only show music from specific albums, artists or folders on my computer, sort my music by ...
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Open source music player for windows

I'm looking for a music player (not video player) for windows which is: open-source simple to use easy to organise albums support .mp3, .flac sound formats It should not have a lot of features or be ...
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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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Software to play a tone and show me when I hit it when singing

Here's what I think will solve my problem: I want to be able to sing and hit notes. I'd like a program (for almost any platform; in order of preference, Mac OS X, Android, iOS, Windows, Linux) that ...
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Record webcam video along to music

I was wondering if there are any video editors available for Windows 7 that allow one to play an audio track while recording so the two stay in sync. Syncing by hand is a nightmare, and while I am ...
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Android app to change default bluetooth music player

When I turn on my bluetooth stereo, it automatically connects to my bluetooth Android device and starts playing music. It works great. What's not great, is that it always launches the wrong music ...
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Chrome extension to play music from Dropbox or Google Drive

I would like to listen to my personal MP3 files in Dropbox. When I go to www.dropbox.com and sign into my account, I can play music by simply clicking on MP3 files. Then a basic player pops up and you ...