Tips for audio and video tagging for iPhone / iPod Touch under Linux.
Because Pandora.com web-based flash player is a resource hog (especially on Linux), Kevin Mehall (which also created the Chrome-like "Pin Tab" feature for Gnome window list) developed a Pandora client for Gnome, called Pithos.
There is a huge number of audio players for GNOME which strive to offer as many features as possible, with Banshee, Exaile or Rhythmbox currently being the most popular for this matter.
CoverChooser is a really nice Nautilus script which searches for albumart on the internet and downloads it to the selected folder.
TheLastRipper is a cross-platform application which can save Last.fm streams to mp3 and also download the album cover, append ID3v2 tags, organize the music by Artist/Album/Track and also generate playlists from the data available for your Last.fm account.
The main functions of Desktop Art Rhythmbox plugin (why isn't this default in Rhythmbox, one may wonder...?) is to display covers and information about the current playing song, on your desktop. But hovering the mouse over it, some controls are displayed so you can skip to the next song, etc.
MP3 Diags is a GUI-based application running on Windows and Linux that allows end-users to identify issues with their MP3 files, fix some of the issues and make other changes (identifies more than 50 different issues in MP3 files and provides the means to fix many of them), like adding track information. It also lets you "look inside" an MP3 file.
Simplify Media is a program that lets you listen to your friends music and allows them to listen to your music library, all in just a few steps. Also, this works for any operating system.
The operation is simple: choose which folders your friends will be allowed to listen and then invite them to create an account.
"Python Jamendo Audio" or Pyjama is a python / GTK audio streaming application, which is thought to bring the free Jamendo - music on your PC. You can browse through artists and albums, mark your favorite songs and create playlists.
aTunes is a full-featured audio player and manager, developed in Java programming language, so it can be executed on different platforms: Windows, Linux and Unix-like systems.
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After two years of development, Amarok 2 has arrived. This arrival is just the beginning.
This new version brings with it a lot of changes:
Today the Amarok project releases Narwhal, the release candidate of the upcoming Amarok 2.0.
The changes since Beta 3 focus mostly on fixing bugs, as we are in a fairly hard feature-freeze to give us time to polish the final product. However, this didn’t stop us from adding a few nice new things.
0.2.14 has been released! This release includes a lot of bug fixes, and the lastfmradio plugin.
Ubuntu is slowly gaining marketshare - increasingly with the tech savy end-users - and therefore brings the need for easy to use, fully featured entertainment solutions.
I've wanted to write this article for quite a while. Over the years I've noted that Java-based music and sound applications have increased in number and quality, yet no comprehensive list or summaries have covered these advances. And so at long last I present this survey of music and sound applications that require Java. The presentation follows no particular order, but in this first part I'll begin by questioning the use of Java in sound and music applications development, followed by a brief look at Java's internal audio and MIDI capabilities.