Open source, multi-instance, skinnable VU meters for Audacious and XMMS.
SoX is a cross-platform command line utility that can convert various formats of computer audio files into other formats. It can also apply various effects to these sound files, and, as an added bonus, SoX can play and record audio files on most platforms.
NirCmd is a small command-line utility that allows you to do some useful tasks without displaying a user interface. By running NirCmd with simple command-line options, or via a shortcut, you can decrease or increase the system volume, mute or unmute the system volume, speak the text currently in the clipboard or text file, change the default sound device, display a list of sound devices, change the volume of an app, change the display settings, turn off the monitor, open the door of a CD-ROM drive and more…
Hardware, software and woodware do-it-yourself audio players
You can extend Foobar2000s functionality by increasing the information the player maintains. Installing the foo_playcount component allows Foobar to both keep track of additional data, and adds the following user available fields:
- Date and time a track was first played ~ %first_played%
- Date and time a track was last played ~ %last_played%
- The number of times a track has been played ~ %play_count%
- Date and time a track was first added to the Media Library ~ %added%
- Song rating ~ %rating%
Song Rating Playlist Display
The songs rating can now be displayed in a playlist viewer in two ways:
- On a 1 to 5 scale with %rating%
- Displayed as up to five stars, “★★★”, with %rating_stars%
- Displayed as five stars, “★★★☆☆”, with %rating_stars_fixed%
Note: This component should be installed at the same time as Foobar2000, if your goal is to have a complete play count history.
BatchEncoder is an audio files conversion software. It supports most of popular audio file formats including lossy and lossless compression. The program is very simple to use. BatchEncoder is basically GUI front-end for command-line tools. All it does is create background processes and pass arguments to it with options set in presets/format menu and additionally adds input and output file paths.