SpecWeb ~ Converts Two Channels To Multichannel 5.1


SpecWeb is a command line (windows console) version of the SPEC stereo to surround tool from http://www.surroundbyus.com. It is designed to be faster and easier to use than the full “Spec” version, and does not require Plogue Bidule.

SpecWeb also has an html5 “web” user interface, which works with chrome, firefox, iOS, android, and windows 10 edge browsers. You can control SpecWeb from a browser on the same computer or on any computer or supported device on your local network. For instance, you could sit in your home theatre listening position and control SpecWeb with an iPad.

It’s a great way to get started in making your own upmixes as all you have to do is drag and drop a lossless stereo file onto the SpecWeb icon and you get a 5.1 multichannel file in seconds.

While not all of the “knobs” from the full “Spec” version have been included, the most important ones are here and you can adjust them while you listen to the song, just as you can in the full version, then “record” the results.

Moosic ~ Unix Audio Player


Moosic is a music player for Unix systems. It focuses on convenient and powerful playlist management. It consists of a server process that maintains a queue of songs to be played and one or more client programs which sends commands to the server. The server continually runs through its song queue, popping songs off the top of the list and playing each with an external program. The client is a simple command-line utility which allows you to easily perform powerful operations upon the server’s queue, including the addition of whole directory trees, automatic shuffling, and song removal according to regular expressions. The server comes configured to play MP3, Ogg, MIDI, MOD, and WAV files, but can be configured to also play any other file format you want.

http://nanoo.org/software/moosic/

foo_openlyrics ~ Foobar2000 Open Source Lyrics Display


An open-source lyrics plugin for foobar2000 that includes its own UI panel for displaying and sources for downloading lyrics that are not available locally. It is intended to be a replacement for LyricShowPanel3 so it is fully-featured and supports lyric searching, saving and editing directly from within foobar2000.

Features:

  • Buttery-smooth lyric scrolling (either horizontally or vertically)
  • Supports retrieving lyrics from local files, ID3 tags or the internet
  • Customise the font and colours to perfectly suite your layout and theme
  • Easily edit lyrics directly inside foobar2000 with built-in support for timestamps
  • Check the saved lyrics of any track in your library (whether it is currently playing or not)
  • Apply common edits (such as removing blank lines) in just two clicks
  • … and more!

github.com/jacquesh/foo_openlyrics
www.reddit.com/r/foobar2000/comments/mm70rb/i_made_an_opensource_alternative_to
hydrogenaud.io/index.php?topic=120812.0

Gnome-mplayer ~ GTK/Gnome Interface For mplayer


A GTK2/GTK3 interface to MPlayer. The power of MPlayer combined with a friendly interface for your desktop; You can play all your multimedia (audio, video, CD, DVDs, and VCDs, streams etc.), organize, sort and create playlists, take screenshots while playing videos, be notified about media changes. Full DVD and MKV chapter support, when supported by Mplayer. Subtitle support with the ability to specify preferred audio and subtitle languages if the media supports it. Support for cover art retrieval from Amazon.com for audio media files with artist and/or album information contained in the file.

https://sites.google.com/site/kdekorte2/gnomemplayer

MergeMP3 ~ Combine mp3s For Free


It is often necessary to merge multiple sound files into one recording. This need may arise for various reasons: merge ripped CD tracks into one, combine multiple chapters of an audiobook, etc. There are many great programs to achieve this, but very few of them are actually free. I’ve discovered that while all of these programs perform the task well, they also contain lots of other features, making them too complicated for the tasks. This is why when I needed the plain vanilla merging utility, I could not find one that was free – and decided to write one myself. The added benefit of writing one myself, of course, is that it has exactly the features I need – and none that I don’t. When it was done – I decided to give it away for free – to alleviate some of the pains I had.

Features:

  • Merge as many files as you like – no limitations by size, length, or number.
  • Sort files to be merged by filename (with or without directory), date/time or size.
  • Optionally write ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags into the merged MP3 file.
  • Optionally write VBR frame into the merged file – useful when merging files with different bitrates.
  • View detailed information about MP3 files to be merged, including MPEG header information and ID3v1 and ID3v2 information.
  • Choose to use ID3 tag from any of the files to be merged to write into the target file.
  • Display an image embedded into the MP3 files.
  • Play MP3 files from the list to be merged.
  • No complicated installation – simply unzip the program and run from any directory.
  • Very intuitive interface.
  • Very fast merge speed.
  • It’s absolutely FREE!

www.shchuka.com/software/mergemp3

CUE Corrector ~ Cue Sheet Editor


CUE Corrector is a multifunctional program for working with index cards, which has a wide range of possibilities for reading, creating and editing them. The program is capable of performing many operations that arise during the use of index cards, from a simple replacement of an audio file extension in it to a complete change of its content, without making any changes to the index markup.

The program also has a large number of tools that allow you to edit the index maps in a set of associated files and folders, thus treating it as part of the “index map, extract report, audio files and covers” complex. The algorithms implemented for this make it possible to extremely simplify and automate many operations to bring the complex to the desired user form, convenient for storing and organizing – creating collections.

cuecorrector.ucoz.net
hydrogenaud.io/index.php?topic=112882.0

HyBrit Head ~ Hybrid Amp Plugin


HyBrit Head is an hybrid amp model based on two famous British gears.

The PLS channel is actually an hybrid of the two (tweaked) channels (Normal and Treble) of the real thing. Both channels are actually processed and the mix of the two signals can be adjusted through the PLS MIX knob. The other channel, MCJ, is also a tweaked version of the real thing. So, this amp simulator doesn’t represent anything specifically but it does have the character of the British amp.

plugins4free.com/plugin/1545

mypiano_jukebox ~ MIDI Piano Player


mypiano_jukebox is a mypiano_chung bass.dll based MIDI jukebox, MIDI files & folder player with a virtual acoustic piano recorded on Isabelle’s upright piano, with a smartphone . The sounds, reverb, chorus and volume are variable with the number of played notes and the sustain switch, just like a real piano.

  • Added a public domain Kawai, City piano and Steinway samples.
  • harp0 – harp9 + piano shape selection.
  • uses mp3 samples.
  • easy to customize.
  • written in freebasic.

sourceforge.net/projects/mypiano-jukebox