oggdrop ~ OGG Vorbis Mac Frontend


.ogg is a free audio format alternative. It features sound quality that is generally higher than MP3, and has no licensing fees. Ogg Drop will encode audio tracks and CD’s into .oggs. Ogg Drop is entirely free.

Ogg Drop includes a CDDB lookup of the FreeDB music database. Stick an audio CD into Ogg Drop, and it should be able to identify the songs automatically, and tag the songs for you.

oggdrop

nouturn.com/oggdrop

Live Guitar & Bass Bundle ~ Three Free Amps


Light and free version of our Live Guitar and Bass Bundle. These fundamental tools turn your computer into a guitar or bass amplifier.

  • Precise amps simulation
  • 3 free tools in one bundle
  • Superior quality and true sound of real analog amplifier
  • Gallien-Krueger MB150 amp and a GK speaker
  • Live FX processor and virtual instrument host

Each of the plug-ins and apps included in the Live Guitar and Bass bundle has its light version. We decided to pack our free tools into one bundle, so that you wouldn’t miss anyone of them. As the title indicates, this suite is created mainly for guitarists and bassists who would like to practice or produce music using their computers. You may enjoy the Amplion Free, GK Amplification 2 LE and the inTone Solo to experience the sound quality and the ease of use of the major versions.

shop.audified.com/products/live-guitar-and-bass-bundle-le

footuner ~ Foobar2000 Stream Theme


A foobar2000 skin/theme designed for internet streams. Search and import streams from tunein.com and Community Radio Browser

footuner

github.com/smoralis/footuner
hydrogenaud.io/index.php?topic=119049.0

Element ~ Advanced Plugin Host


This is the community version of Element, a modular AU / LV2 / VST / VST3 audio plugin host. Create powerful effects, racks and instruments by connecting nodes to one another. Integrates with your existing hardware via standard protocols such as MIDI.

Features:

  • Runs standalone or as a plugin in your DAW
  • Route Audio and MIDI from anywhere to anywhere
  • Play virtual instruments and effects live
  • Create re-usable instruments and effect graphs
  • Preloaded plugin graphs
  • External sync w/ MIDI clock
  • MIDI controller mapping
  • Sub graphing – nest graphs within each other
  • Custom keyboard shortcuts
  • Placeholder nodes
  • Built in virtual keyboard
  • Multiple undo/redo

Element

github.com/kushview/Element
kushview.net/element/

Utility ~ Channel Strip Plugin


Utility is a free, lightweight, universal general purpose all in one digital channel strip plugin offering precise controls over various aspects of an audio signal, from mid/side processing to soft clipping.

Features:

  • input routing with separate pans for the left and right channels, or alternatively a pre mono balance control to decide how the left and right channels are blended for conversion into mono
  • gain, and individual left and right channel gains, mutes
  • pan and phase inversion of either channel
  • width control, along with separate mid and side gain sliders and mutes
  • maximally flat minimal phase high and low pass 12db/octave filtering
  • optional hard and soft clipping at 0db
  • everything is fully automatable with sensible parameter ranges/scaling

www.vennaudio.com/utility
gitlab.com/JHVenn/Utility

glBars ~ OpenGL Visualisation Plugin


This is an OpenGL bars visualization plugin (as seen in XMMS and XBMC/Kodi). It’s adapted from the jack_glbars project by Nedko Arnaudov. glBars works as a JACK standalone and audio plugin (LV2 or VST).

glbars

github.com/DISTRHO/glBars
distrho.sourceforge.io/plugins

dexed ~ Frequency Modulation Synthesizer


 

Dexed is a multi-platform, multi-format plugin synth that is closely modelled on the Yamaha DX7. Dexed is also a midi cartridge librarian / manager for the DX7.

Features:

  • Multi platform (OS X, Windows or Linux) and multi format. (VST, AU, LV2)
  • The sound engine music-synthesizer-for-android is closely modelled on the original DX7 characteristics.
  • 144 DAW automatable DX7 parameters available from one single panel.
  • Fully supports DX7 input and output Sysex messages; including controller change. This means that you can use this with a native DX7/TX7 as a patch editor and sysex manager.
  • Each operator has a realtime VU meter so you know which one is active.
  • Can load or save any DX7/TX7 sysex programs. It is also possible to save a single program into a different sysex file.

asb2m10.github.io/dexed
github.com/asb2m10/dexed

PitchPerfect ~ Guitar & Instrument Tuner


PitchPerfect is a free guitar tuner that eliminates the need of tuning a guitar conventionally and will automatically detect the note you are playing. Tune your strings quickly and easily to any note you want! No longer are you constrained by standard tunings, PitchPerfect includes more than 50 alternative tunings.

  • Accurate, fastest, professional guitar tuner
  • Any sound input device: microphone or line in
  • Automatic note detection
  • Easy to use interface

pitchperfect

www.nch.com.au/tuner