Questions tagged [music]

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

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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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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://...
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Alternative to ampache

I currently use ampache (a web based music player), and most of it is great. However, looking at the commit graph on github it seems that development is slowing down considerably since more than a ...
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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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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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A music player program/operating system that plays YouTube videos for the Raspberry Pi

I am about to buy the Raspberry Pi to use in a music player setup. Before I buy it, though, I want to figure out what software/operating systems I want to use for my setup. Requirements: Plays from ...
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Gratis Audio Visualization and Analysis Software

I am not certain that I will be able to describe this correctly, but I am in need of a gratis Audio Visualization software. Something that is able to display frequency strength in multiple display ...
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MIDI recording from keyboard and editing on Android

I've got a micro USB to OTG adapter to USB-B with which I can connect my Android tablet to a Casio keyboard. On some apps such as WalkBand I can play on the keyboard and the app receives the MIDI ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remote music management software recommendation

I would like a good recommendation for music playback software having the ability to remote control the music playing. The scenario is: Setup some music clients (PCs) with that software which will ...
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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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App for using Android device as Virtual Instrument host

I want to use my mini MIDI controller keyboard with an Android device for performing live. Therefore, I am in search of an app that would recognize usb-midi keyboard and would be easy to switch ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Music player with volume control separate from Android main volume

Let's say I'm listening to text to speech audio from an Android app. I want to have some low volume instrumental music playing at the same time in another app. (Both apps allow simultaneous playback.) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Auto generation of chords based on string tuning

I'm looking for software that can auto generate chords for obscure string instruments or weird tunings. Let's give a scenario: I have purchased a rare South American string instrument. I input the ...
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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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Mobile, hands free (audio only) ear training

I have a commute that lasts 20-60 minutes. During that commute, I want my Android phone to play ear training exercises for me. Since I will be driving, it is required that I do not need to interact ...
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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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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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Tool for downloading music playlists

There are several freely available music APIs listed here: http://musicmachinery.com/music-apis/ I'm looking for a tool for Linux or Windows that can take as an input, the name/link of a playlist ...
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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 ...
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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: ...