Questions tagged [music]

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

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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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Windows/Mac music player with recommendations/discovery feature (not iTunes)

I've had music players on Android (e.g. MixZing) that also have a feature to suggest music you might like based on what's in your library. I believe iTunes does something similar ("Genius"? Or that ...
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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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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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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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Percussion and accompaniment application for Linux platforms

I am a piano player. I had a keyboard that had the feature to add percussion and accompaniment when giving the chords and selecting the rhythm (e.g. Ballad). I switched to a digital piano that is ...
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Tag & Rename Mac OS X equivalent

I'm looking for a Mac OS X free clone of the Tag & Rename Windows software. The features I need are: Batch ID3v2 tag editing for various music file formats (MP3, M4A, FLAC, ...) Batch renaming ...
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Program that fetches all music album images and saves them as ID3 tag

I'm looking for a software (Windows or Linux) or an Android application that, given a folder, automatically and batch fetch the albums covers, and then write them down as ID3 tag. It should support ...
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Ripping software for audio CDs on Linux

I have a collection of several hundreds audio CDs (strange as it might sound: yes, I really bought those ;) While in the past it was "convenient" to have them served using a CD juggler, that piece of ...
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Simplest Midi Editor Player with animated keyboard?

I need a simplest program to load, edit (cut, add, modify notes, add, delete, merge tracks ...) I need to do some basic works on midifiles to suit my needs then save them. I also need to play back ...
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Past rankings of modern songs

I'm trying to find charts, rankings, or lists of the popularity of past modern songs, eg after1990, but earlier years can be included. Yet these sources don't appear to publish or publicise their ...
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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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Display FFT for portions of an audio file (w/ note frequencies)

I'm looking for a program (preferably free) that can open audio files and display the results of a Fourier transform for a user-selected duration within the file. Ideally, this program would also mark ...
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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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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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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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Find music by key (musical scale, like F major, D minor…)

Many times I'm in a mood to listen only to music or songs that are in a particular key of a musical scale, for example F major, D minor, etc.. Is there anything to help me find music that is composed ...
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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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Music player for Windows that supports many themes [closed]

I need a music player for Windows OS that supports many themes. Currently I use Windows Media Player as my music player, but I got bored with it. So suggest me a good music player that can be ...
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Looking for a piano sight reading app that listens to your instrument

I've been looking around for a sight reading app. I found this rather excellent iPad app and it has helped a lot. I'd really like an app that allows me to practice using my instrument instead of an ...
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Automatically identify tracks in an MP3 collection

I need a program for Windows 8.1 with no bloatware or adware that will automatically rename, tag, and add cover art to my MP3 collection. I want something to do this by auto AcoustID or ...
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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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Application to search my music library for low quality tracks

I was listening to my music today and randomly checked the quality of one of my tracks, only to discover it was only 256kbps! This won't do, I prefer to listen to 320 when I can find it. Does anyone ...
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Music software with human voice as the tone

Think of it like this, a piano software, in which when Do-Re-Mi etc is played, instead of playing the normal piano tone, it will play the same tone with human voice (as if someone is just practicing ...
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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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Detecting Auto-Tuned tracks

I am looking for a program that can take a music file as input (e.g. MP3) and output whether the voice of the singer (if any) has been auto-tuned. If possible, free, works with Windows 7 SP1 x64 ...
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Software to join mp3 and images to make a video (like uMusic)

I'm looking for a better application to make videos from a music file and an image, uMusic is the perfect example, I select an MP3 file plus an JPG file and just hit render and boom, the video is ...
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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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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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Ubuntu YouTube music player with playlist search and download

I want to play YouTube music without having to run a web browser. Requirements: Let me enter keywords to search for playlists, and select a playlist to play Let me easily download or at least ...
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App/webapp to play tracks and help remember pop music genres

Can you recognize Rocksteady, Reggaeton, Raga, Mandopop, Dubtronica? I am looking for an app/webapp that would play me tracks of various genres. The user interface would show me a "Show genre" ...
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Program that can listen to a song and find out what it is?

I am looking for a program similar to Shazam on mobile, but for Windows 7 that can do exactly what it does on mobile which is: Identifying music being played in the surroundings. Ideally I would ...
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BPM and key detection for Android

I am looking for an Android application that can: perform BPM and key detection support MP3s If possible, free.
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Free Media Player for Android

I'm looking for a free Android media player that's more pleasant to use than Songbird (crashes/freezes on me) and the built-in Sony version (clumsy to navigate) that came preinstalled on my device (an ...
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Flatten a track's BPM

I'm looking for a software that can flatten a track's BPM, i.e. e.g. if the track begins at 120 BPM, reaches 122 BPM at the middle, and eventually slows down to 118 BPM, I would like the track to ...
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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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Looking for a Transcription Program

I am looking for a transcription program that will receive an audio file (.mp3) and will print out the music sheet. I don't mind the cost, and I am using Windows. I don't think there are anything ...
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Looking for a Metronome Program

I am looking for a (simple) Program that will work as a metronome. I have found some sites, but the change of rhythms don't work so well. Are there any metronome software with Any time signature I ...
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Music software for writing scores

I would like a software that I will be able to write music sheets/scores. Nothing really fancy, just to be able to write all kinds of notations. I would prefer a free one for Windows.
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Music software that would allow me to edit tracks

I am looking for a program that would allow me to edit tracks. What I want to do is: Cut tracks. (like remove the last 2 minutes of a song etc) Increase/Decrease the pitch I am using Windows and I ...
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Library to edit Traktor hot cues

I am looking for a library that can: view Traktor hot cues when given an MP3 as input. If possible, can: support FLAC edit, add, remove Traktor hot cues I would prefer Python/C++/Java/R/MATLAB, ...
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App that keeps track of what music files I listen fully / partially / skip

I'm looking for an application that can keep track of music that I listen to, and show: Files that I like to hear more often than others (listen count) Files that I skip (bad track in playlist) Files ...
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Ear training Software

I am looking for a (music) ear training program. What I (mostly) need is: Interval Training Chord Progression Training Rhythm Training I am looking a free or rather cheap on for Windows.
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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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Browser-based music player (self-hosted)

Locally, I have a huge music collection managed by Quod Libet, which works great. Now I’d like to listen to all of my music from other computers, e.g. when visiting a friend. I don’t want to stream ...
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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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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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What's the best (simplest) free software to beat-match and mix two tracks?

I want to mix a few tracks (in .mp3 format for example) together to create a seamless bit of dance music for a performance. I'd like to pick a particular section in two songs and the software should ...
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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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Program to fully tag any song automatically

Is there any software which can recognize songs by the title (eg:Ron Pope-Home) and to tag it automatically? I've got the songs in my PC,but they are untagged,you know...I download them from the ...