audio

Audacious 2.1 Review - Powerful Audio Replacement for XMMS

Audacious is a powerful audio player for Linux which resembles the older XMMS, only using GTK2 toolkit for its interface. It supports XMMS and implicitly Winamp 2.x skins, coming with support for various audio formats, including MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) or WMA (Windows Media Audio).

Elltube Downloads and Converts YouTube Videos to Audio

Of all the available tools for downloading and converting YouTube videos to audio (but it can convert to video formats too), Elltube was the easiest to install, get working, and the most reliable.

ffmpeg Cheat Sheet - 19 Best Practices

ffmpeg is a multiplatform, open-source library for video and audio files. It is usualy available in your distribution repositories, so search for it and install it.

This article will present 19 ffmpeg very useful commands.

1 Year Ago: Amarok 1.4.10 Review [Oldies but Goldies]

Almost one year ago, on August 13, 2008, the last version of Amarok 1.4 for KDE3 was released.

Easy To Use Gnome Audio Conversion Application Based on GStreamer: Gnac

Gnac is an easy to use audio conversion program for the Gnome desktop. It is designed to be powerful but simple! It provides easy audio files conversion between all GStreamer supported audio formats.

Quod Libet - A Different GTK Music Player

Quod Libet is a GTK music player written in Python with support for various audio formats, including Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP3, WAV, MP4 and WMA. Quod Libet has a different interface and a slightly different approach compared to players like Rhythmbox or Banshee, for example.

Using Gnome PulseAudio Applet, You Can Control Audio Volume of Every Program Separately

Some time ago we talked about Earcandy which is a Pulseaudio volume manager that automatically changes the sound depending on the current application you use.

Review: Exaile in Ubuntu 9.04 - Complete Audio Player for GNOME

Exaile is a powerful and complete audio player for the GNOME desktop environment, which can easily compete with more popular players like Banshee or Rhythmbox.

Minirok 2.0 - Minimalist Audio Player for KDE4

Written in Python, Minirok is a minimalist audio player which ships with a simple and intuitive interface, which kind of resembles the Amarok 1.4 interface, except all the major features were removed.

Audio / Video / Image / Text / ISO Converter Nautilus Script

This Nautilus script can convert between a variety of audio, video, image, text and create iso from another image format. It can also convert video to audio and video or pdf to individual frames. And finally, it can convert a txt file to image or .wav.

Audio / Video Encoding Guide

This is a guide on how to encode audio / video in which you will find some tips & tricks for using FFmpeg and other tools.

12 Popular Audio Players for Linux

Following the series like 14 most popular text editors for Linux or 10 file managers for Linux, next is an overview of the best audio players available in Linux.

iPod Erased Files Restore

Downloads best iPod deleted iTunes recovery tool and restore your deleted song files including mp3, mp4, m4a, m4b, midi, wav, mpeg and advance audio coding (AAC) format files. iPod songs recovery software recovers your deleted music files and folder from hard drive-based iPod Classic, touchscreen iPod Touch, video-capable iPod Nano and Compact iPod Shuffle.

18 CLI Audio Tools for Linux

This article reviews all the most common command line tools for manipulating and listening to audio formats on Linux. Players, editors, encoders/decoders, tag editors, music servers, they are all here. Currently it includes no less than 18 CLI (Command Line Interface) tools.

13 Command Line Tools for Audio on Linux

13 of the popular CLI tools/audio players for audio playing and encoding/decoding on Linux: mp3blaster, mpd, music123, cmus, mpg123, ogg123, ripit, oggenc, flac, ogginfo, vorbiscomment, cuebreakpoints, shnsplit.

Review of the New Banshee 1.0 Audio Player

Banshee 1.0 comes with many features, like a pretty good collection management, audio and video libraries, support for podcasts and many plugins, a notable one being the Last.fm integration and song submission.

Manage Ogg audio streams with OGMtools

When I make videos, I almost always use Ogg to encode the audio. Storing the audio in Ogg saves space on my machine without sacrificing quality. However, I invariably need to loop, concatenate, or change the audio in some way, which can be difficult. For many of these tasks I turn to the OGMtools suite to make the process easier.

Stop Flash From Locking System Audio

I’ve found that loading a Flash applet in Firefox will cause Firefox to lock my whole system’s audio playback. Audio and video in Totem don’t even start to play when this happens. Until Firefox is closed, the only application that can play audio is Flash.

Free/Open-source Digital Audio Editors

A digital audio editor is a computer application for audio editing or digital audio manipulation. Usually, a digital audio editor allows the user to record and edit audio, mix multiple sound sources/tracks, apply simple or advanced effects or filters, playback sound, and convert different audio file formats and different sound quality levels.

Create a Web-Based Audio File Manager and Audio Server with Ampache

Today I finally replaced my out-of-date streaming music server with something a little more recent.  I had long been using gnump3d, and even wrote up a tutorial on it some time ago.  Development on the project has pretty much died off completely and even though it has worked great for nearly three years I felt it was time for a change.

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