Audio

Qtractor 0.7.4 Open-Source Audio/MIDI Multi-Track Sequencer Released

Qtractor 0.7.4 recently released, is a free, open-source Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt4 framework. Target platform is Linux, where the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) for audio, and the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) for MIDI, are the main infrastructures to evolve as a fairly-featured Linux desktop audio workstation GUI, specially dedicated to the personal home-studio. Qtractor 0.7.4 Changelog Eye-candy warning: muted/non-soloed tracks are now shaded over the main thumb-view.

Audacity Audio Editor 2.1.2 Released

Audacity Audio Editor 2.1.2 recently released, is a free, open source, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. A notable improvement is the new “Crossfade Tracks” effect which can now be used for crossfading two tracks. This replaces Cross Fade In and Cross Fade Out. Audacity Audio Editor 2.1.2 changelog Improvements Effects Noise Reduction defaults changed. Interface

EasyTag 2.4.0 for Audio files released

EasyTAG 2.4 recently released, is a simple application for viewing and editing tags in audio files. It supports MP3, MP2, MP4/AAC, FLAC, Ogg Opus, Ogg Speex, Ogg Vorbis, MusePack, Monkey’s Audio, and WavPack files. And works under Linux or Windows. EasyTAG 2.4 changelog Correct the disc number format specifier to %z Fix multiple CDDB searches during a single run Improve handling of tags with empty images Link to the online application help on Windows Remember the paned position in the main window between restarts Improve handling of file list selection Fix a crash when deleting files from within the application Fix a crash when reading FLAC files Fix a crash when navigating the directory browser with the keyboard Remove a few internal FIXMEs with some refactoring Updated British English translation Wolfgang Stöggl’s German translation update Gábor Kelemen’s Hungarian help translation Gábor Kelemen’s Hungarian translation update Alexandre Franke’s French translation updates Muhammet Kara’s Turkish translation update Daniel Mustieles’ Spanish translation updates Marek ÄŒernocký’s Czech translation updates Jordi Mas’ Catalan translation update Piotr DrÄ…g’s Polish translation updates

Kid3 version 3.3.0 – MP3 Audio Tagger released

Kid3 version 3.3.0 – MP3 Audio Tagger recently released, is a free, open-source, cross-platform application for tagging the following music file formats (similar to EasyTag): MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV and AIFF. Kid3 version 3.3.0 changelog: Make order of quick access frames configurable. Support separators and submenus in user action context menu. Restore defaults button in settings dialog. CSV import from multiple directories.

ExMplayer 5.0.1 GUI for MPlayer released

ExMplayer 5.0.1 recently released, is a free GUI front-end for award-winning MPlayer with 3D/2D video playback support, tools like audio converter,media cutter and audio extractor. It can play audio,video,dvd files(.vob),vcd files(.mpg,.dat) etc and supports network streaming. ExMplayer plays different video and audio formats, including MPEG-1, -2 and -4 (DivX), H.264,H265 /HEVC,VP9, Ogg Vorbis and AAC. Supports subtitles, 3D video playback, wide variety of 3D formats supported. ExMplayer 5.0.1 changelog: Added video downloader,youtube-dl needed Added movie animator Added software video equaliser Improved thumbnail seeking Fixed powersaving Install ExMplayer 5.

Audacious 3.6.2 Advanced Audio Player released

Audacious 3.6.2 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins. Use the plugins included with Audacious to fetch lyrics for your music, to set an alarm in the morning, and more.

Flacon 1.0.1 Audio File Encoder released

Flacon 1.0.1 recently released is an audio file encoder that extracts individual tracks from one big audio file containing the entire album of music and saves them as separate audio files. To do this, it uses information from the appropriate CUE file. Besides, Flacon makes it possible to conveniently revise or specify tags both for all tracks at once or for each tag separately. Flacon Features Supported input formats: WAV, FLAC, APE, WavPack, True Audio (TTA).

Audacious 3.6.1 Advanced Audio Player released

Audacious 3.6.1 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins. Use the plugins included with Audacious to fetch lyrics for your music, to set an alarm in the morning, and more.

Rhythmbox 3.2.0 released with Soundcloud plugin support

Rhythmbox 3.2.0 recently released, is an easy to use music management program. It supports playlist creation, a wide range of audio formats (including mp3 and ogg), iPod integration, audio CD playback and burning, podcasts, internet radio, and music sharing. Rhythmbox 3.2.0 changelog Support for disc and track total tags (Hubert Figuiere) Soundcloud plugin Ability to clear, re-fetch and manually set cover art using the song info window Build fixes for Mac OS X (Andrew Brown) Many style and layout fixes (Trinh Anh Ngoc) Bugs fixed: same songs played after reading a playlist no easy way to unselect the browse by album,artist,genre option Unclear string “in” for translation rhythmbox skips one or two songs after playing certain songs configure warning: ‘INCLUDES’ is the old name for ‘AM_CPPFLAGS’ (or ‘*_CPPFLAGS’) Add track count and disc count to the database data: Add Vorbis aliases as supported mime-types Failure to build with tdb 1.

Audacity 2.1.0 released with lots of improvements

Audacity 2.1.0 recently released, is a free, open source, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. A notable improvement is the new “Crossfade Tracks” effect which can now be used for crossfading two tracks. This replaces Cross Fade In and Cross Fade Out. Improvements Effects: LADSPA, VST and Audio Unit (OS X) effects now support real-time preview, save/load of user presets and saving effect settings across sessions.

EasyTAG 2.2.6 released

EasyTAG 2.2.6 recently released, is a simple application for viewing and editing tags in audio files. It supports MP3, MP2, MP4/AAC, FLAC, Ogg Opus, Ogg Speex, Ogg Vorbis, MusePack, Monkey’s Audio, and WavPack files. And works under Linux or Windows. EasyTAG 2.2.6 changelog Fix crash when saving FLAC tags Fix more CDDB search dialog memory leaks Fix memory leaks when loading and saving Speex and Ogg files Fix a crash when renaming files Fix Ctrl-clicking to toggle file selection Fix stripping the disc number from ID3v2.

Audio Recorder 1.6.0 released

Audio Recorder 1.6.0 recently released, is an audio recorder application for the GNOME 3 and Ubuntu’s Unity Desktops. This amazing program allows you to record your favourite music and audio to a file. It can record audio from your system’s soundcard, microphones, browsers, webcams & more. Put simply; if it plays out of your loudspeakers you can record it. This can also record your Skype-calls automatically. Audio Recorder 1.6.0 update It has an advanced timer that can: Start, stop or pause recording at a given clock time.