Sound / Audio

Csound is a sound and music synthesis system, providing facilities for composition and performance over a wide range of platforms.

developer Developer: csound
license License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
operating systems Operating System: All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), All BSD Platforms (FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD/Apple Mac OS X), All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), Linux, Apple Mac OS Classic, BeOS


LAME is an educational tool to be used for learning about MP3 encoding.

developer Developer: lame
license License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
operating systems Operating System: OS Portable (Source code to work with many OS platforms)


MP3Gain analyzes and losslessly adjusts mp3 files to a specified target volume.

developer Developer: mp3gain
license License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
operating systems Operating System: All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), OS Independent (Written in an interpreted language), MS-DOS



Get technical information and tags of a lot of multimedia files.

developer Developer: mediainfo
license License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
operating systems Operating System: MinGW/MSYS (MS Windows), All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), Linux


Xhippo is a generic playlist manager program that works with mpg123, madplay, bplay, timidity, tracker, xmp, s3mod and almost any other command-line player.

developer Developer: Adam Sampson
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: Nix


Ogle is a DVD player that supports DVD menus and navigation.

developer Developer: Ogle Team
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: iba52 0.7.4, libdvdread 0.9.4, libjpeg, libxml 2.4.19, MAD


Checkmate is a set of programs that scan MP3s.

developer Developer: linuxonly dot nl
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: Win, Linux


Cowbell is tightly integrated with Amazon.

developer Developer: Brad Taylor
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: linux


Bonfire is yet another application to burn CD/DVD for the gnome desktop.

developer Developer: Philippe Rouquier
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: Linux


Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.

developer Developer: Audacity
license License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
operating systems Operating System: All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), Linux, OS X, Apple Mac OS Classic