Questions tagged [music]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Linux audio mixer DAW

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 and 1.6 GB of loops. I want a DAW where I can place these tracks and create mashup-style tracks from these sounds? What could I install?
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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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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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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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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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Convert a PDF/Image score into a programmatic format

Having a music score in PDF or image, format, containing a melody, what tools are available to convert it into a programmatic format (JSON or so)? The tools should: work offline (installable on a ...
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MP3 to Music Sheet Converter

Is there any software which converts mp3 to a music sheet properly? I've tried IntelliScore but it did not work as I expected. OS: Windows/Linux Input file: audio file (mp3 for example) Output file: ...
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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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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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Program or web services to search for a track among many online music vendors (iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, etc.)

I am looking for a program or web services that can: search for a track among online music vendors (iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, Beatport, etc.). It would be a meta-search engine combining ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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Sort music based on genre

Is there any Windows software that would recognise the genre of music files and sort them accordingly even if there are no user made tags.
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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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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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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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Music software that can play multiple local music files simultaneously, and can be controlled with hot keys

I am looking for software that can play locally stored music files (e.g. ogg, wav, mp3 etc). I am searching for something that is able to play two or more files at the same time, e.g. a file of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...