Essentia ~ Open Source Audio Algorithms


Open-source library and tools for audio and music analysis, description and synthesis.

  • Extensive collection of reusable algorithms
  • Cross-platform
  • Fast prototyping
  • Optimized for computational speed

essentia.upf.edu

MAnalyzer ~ Spectral Analyzer & Sonogram


MAnalyzer is an advanced spectral analyzer and sonogram containing unique features such as smoothing, normalization, super-resolution, prefiltering and deharmonization. The included meters provide a peak meter and EBU R128 and ITU-R BS 1770-3 compliant loudness meter.

MAnalyzer00.v1

www.meldaproduction.com/MAnalyzer

HOLMImpulse ~ Frequency & Impulse-response Measurement


  • Measure Impulse-response
  • Measure Phase-response
  • Measure Frequency-response
  • Measure Harmonic Distortion (THD)
  • Make bandwidth limited measurements with no phase-errors
  • Compare measurements
  • Import Frequency-response & Impulse-response
  • Export Frequency-responses & Impulse-responses
  • Use open formats for saved files (zip, wav/flac, txt)

holmimpulse

www.holmacoustics.com/holmimpulse.php

Similarity ~ Refines Music Collections


As an active music fan you surely know how difficult it sometimes may be to keep your music collection ordered. The more sound files you have, the more time and effort it takes to clean out duplicates, low-quality files and purify the entire collection of any musical garbage it contains. That’s where Similarity comes in handy!

Similarity rapidly scans your music collection and shows all duplicate music files you may have. The comparison, powered by “acoustic fingerprint” technology, considers the actual contents of files, not just tags or filenames, and thus ensures the extreme accuracy of similarity estimation. Moreover, the comparison isn’t audio file format dependent; the application supports almost every file format in full.

Alongside eliminating musical doubles, Similarity also provides advanced quality control functions. Really, who wants a collection full of low-bitrate music, badly remastered compositions and songs full of noise? Similarity analyzes files and calculates a quality score basing on various technical parameters of that recording, such as: bitrate, frequency, amplitude cut value, amplitude average value, amplitude maximum and many others. The program automatically detects all common problems with audio files and assigns a corresponding quality mark to each file. A quick sort – and you’ve got files with the highest quality at the top and files you can delete without doubts at the bottom.

Similarity

www.similarityapp.com

AnSpec ~ Analog-style Spectrum Analyzer


AnSpec is an analog-style one/third-octave spectrum analyzer AAX, AudioUnit and VST plugin for professional sound and music production applications. It was designed to be a handy visual feedback tool for those who like visual smoothness and easiness of use of analog analyzers. AnSpec also provides peak level indication.

While there are no adjustable parameters available in this plugin, you can still change level meter ballistics and resize plugin’s window.

Features:

  • 1/3 octave analog-style spectrum analyzer
  • Peak level indication
  • User interface window resizing
  • Stereo and mono analysis
  • All sample rates support
  • Zero processing latency
  • User interface color schemes
  • Resizable user interface
  • Retina and High DPI support

anspec

www.voxengo.com/product/anspec

Snd ~ Unix Sound Editor


Snd is a sound editor modelled loosely after Emacs. It can be customized and extended using either s7 (included in the Snd sources), Ruby, or Forth. Snd is free; the code is available via anonymous FTP as Snd tarball.

Snd

ccrma.stanford.edu/software/snd/
ccrma.stanford.edu/software/snd/snd/snd
sourceforge.net/projects/snd

Lossless Audio Checker ~ Truly Lossless Or Not


Internet music dealers currently sell “CD-Quality” tracks, or even better (“Studio-Master”), thanks to lossless audio coding formats (FLAC, ALAC). However, a lossless format does not guarantee that the audio content is what it seems to be. The audio signal may have been upscaled (increasing the resolution), upsampled (increasing the sampling rate) or even transcoded from a lossy to a lossless format. Lossless Audio Checker analyzes lossless audio tracks and detects upscaling, upsampling and transcoding.

http://losslessaudiochecker.com

FreqAnalyst ~ Spectrum Analyzer VST


Blue Cat’s FreqAnalyst is a free spectrum analyzer plug-in that lets you monitor the spectral content of your audio signal in real time.

This plug-in has been designed to provide extreme smoothness and high resolution for both time and frequency: unlike most spectrum analyzers, Blue Cat’s FreqAnalyst is able to display continuous variations even with a very high frequency resolution, thanks to its unique smooth interpolation algorithms.

Most aspects of the audio to frequency display conversion can be managed, which lets you total control over the monitoring. A special thresholding system has been developed to help you see the important parts of the spectrum easily. In case you need extra precision in a particular frequency range, you can zoom the display and check the part of the graph you are interested in.

freqanalyst

https://www.bluecataudio.com/Products/Product_FreqAnalyst

mvMeter2 ~ Freeware Multivariable Meter


mvMeter2 is a multivariable meter including RMS, EBUR128, VU and PPM measurement. mvMeter2 is the successor of mvMeter and adds single/dual meter display, adjustable reference level for all meter modes, adjustable meter delay and preset management.

Features:

  • behavior of classic analog VU and PPM meters
  • multiple measurement modes: PEAK, RMS, EBU R128, VU and PPM
  • multi channel metering: stereo, left, right, mid, side
  • single and dual meter display
  • adjustable reference level for all meter modes
  • adjustable meter delay
  • preset management
  • adjustable pre-gain including gain matching
  • instance label
  • large and accurate live meters
  • 64-bit internal processing
  • 5 different meter themes
  • GUI resizing up 400%, ready for 4k displays
  • free of charge

mvMeter2

https://www.tb-software.com/TBProAudio/mvmeter2.html