Questions tagged [music]

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

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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Software to help with recording vinyl albums to CD

I currently use Audacity to record my old vinyl albums onto my media centre. However, the process of splitting the album up into named and tagged tracks is tedious in the extreme. Give the presence ...
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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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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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Game to learn piano play

I want to start learning piano, but I would like to do this in interactive kinda way. It would be nice to have some game with some kind of achievements, multiplayer, progress etc. and ability to use ...
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Windows Music Player that supports custom lyric

I listen to Japanese songs, so I often need the lyric. I'm using the musicbee player, but I can't use it to display Japanese lyric. I need another music player for Windows that supports adding your ...
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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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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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Android music visualizer

I'm looking for an Android app to visualize music on the device in real-time. Must-have features: It can process the audio from an external app (basically whatever is played on the device). Embedded ...
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Android music player with BPM detection

I'm looking for an Android music player with the ability to automatically detect and display the BPM (Beats Per Minute) of a playing track. Other required features: At least a 3-band equalizer with ...
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Music server with associated client application

Let's start with my setup: I have a NAS that holds my music, it's a little old but supports Samba & NFS. It also supports ReadyDLNA but I have had very little luck with this, so would like to ...
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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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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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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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Open source Android music player that supports Opus codec/files

Opus is a rather new codec that has better performance in terms of quality per bitrate than MP3 or Vorbis and it's open and royalty-free. Android can play it since Android 5, but my native ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A lightweight music player for Android.

I want a fairly simple music player: Must haves: Play FLAC. Stop music when headphones pulled out. What I'm looking for: A similar browsing structure to Spotify. Ie. If you click the artist, you ...
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Software to make Photo Video maker with music?

Well, i want to make a video for my dad on his birthday. I want to make a video and save it, which will play a background song and flash photos with transitions (ex fade, slide in). It should allow ...
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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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Is there a portable ID3 tag editor for Windows?

I've used Easytag in the past and found it perfect for my needs, but I don't believe it can run portably, for example from Dropbox. Is there a program that a) will let me edit ID3 tags of mp3 files, ...
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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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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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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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Google Chrome extension to play music

I am searching for an Chrome extension by which I can play music saved in my local drive. All I want is to play music from my computer without using any media player, but by using my browser only.
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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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audio pattern search online tool

stumbled upon a piece of instrumental music in a video clip and wondered how I could find the entire audio piece without any information on author/title etc.; is there any online tool/add-on 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 ...