GNUitar ~ Multiplatform Guitar Effects


GNUitar is guitar effects software that allows you to use your PC as guitar processor. It includes the following effects: wah-wah, sustain, distortion, reverberator, echo, delay, tremolo, vibrato, and chorus/flanger.

 

https://sourceforge.net/projects/gnuitar

PyKaraoke ~ Cross-platform Karaoke


PyKaraoke is a free karaoke player for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Windows, OSX and GP2X.

You can use this program to play your collection of CDG, MIDI and MPEG karaoke songs. No songs are provided, you must obtain these from elsewhere.

Visit here to find out more about what a CDG or MP3+G file is. In short, CDG is the format of professional karaoke CDs. These CDs can be ripped to your hard disk, and turned into a .mp3 file together with a .cdg file. This player gives you the ability to play those mp3+cdg files.

PyKaraoke Features:

  • CDG (MP3+G, OGG+G, WAV+G) playback – Play standard CDG karaoke files
  • MIDI (.MID/.KAR) playback – Play MIDI format karaoke files
  • MPEG playback – Play karaoke songs and movies in MPEG format
  • Other formats – Play any other video formats by launching an external media player
  • Playlist – Queue up songs, sit back and enjoy
  • Searchable song database – Easily find your songs from the main screen
  • Search inside ZIP files – Play MP3+G/MIDI files wrapped in ZIP files
  • Cross-platform – Runs on Windows, Linux, BSD, OSX and GP2X
  • Mini Frontend – Additional mini-frontend for low res displays and handhelds
  • Export to MPEG – Convert CDG and KAR files to MPG files (command line only)

 

http://www.kibosh.org/pykaraoke
https://sourceforge.net/projects/pykaraoke

ripperX ~ Lightweight Unix Ripper


RipperX is a GTK program to rip CD audio tracks and encode them to the Ogg, MP3, or FLAC formats. It’s goal is to be easy to use, requiring only a few mouse clicks to convert an entire album. It supports CDDB lookups for album and track information.

https://sourceforge.net/projects/ripperx

GNU Solfege ~ Train Your Ears


GNU Solfege is *free* ear training software written in Python 3.4 using the Gtk+ 3 toolkit. The program is designed to be easily extended with lesson files (data files), so the user can create new exercises.

 

https://www.gnu.org/software/solfege
https://sourceforge.net/projects/solfege

Mikmod Sound System ~ Cross-platform Game Audio


Mikmod is a module player and library supporting many formats, including mod, s3m, it, and xm. Originally a player for MS-DOS, MikMod has been ported to other platforms, such as Unix, Macintosh, BeOS, and Java(!!)

mikmod

http://mikmod.sourceforge.net/
https://sourceforge.net/projects/mikmod/

Streamripper ~ Record Shoutcast-compatible Streams


Streamripper was started sometime back in early 2000. Streamripper started as a way to separate tracks via Shoutcast’s title-streaming feature. This has now been expanded into a much more generic feature, where part of the program only tries to “hint” at where one track starts and another ends, thus allowing a mp3 decoding engine to scan for a silent mark, which is used to find an exact track separation.

Streamripper is now part of the FreeBSD standard distribution, mentioned in the Linux MP3 HOWTO, known to compile on many platforms such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, BeOS, OS/2. This is not surprising as portability was a constant consideration during development.

With the emergence of file sharing protocols such as Napster, Gnutella, and now Mojonation and Freenet, the average Internet user can download nearly any mp3 he wants in a matter of no time, but many times people don’t know what they want. Streamripper allows you to download an entire station of music. Many of these mp3 radio stations only play certain genres, so you can now download an entire collection of goa/trance music, an entire collection of jazz, punk rock, whatever you want.

http://streamripper.sourceforge.net/
https://sourceforge.net/projects/streamripper/

TiMidity++ ~ Synthesizer & Player


TiMidity++ is a software synthesizer. It can play MIDI files by converting them into PCM waveform data; give it a MIDI data along with digital instrument data files, then it synthesizes them in real-time, and plays. It can not only play sounds, but also can save the generated waveforms into hard disks as various audio file formats.

TiMidity++ is a free software, distributed under the terms of GNU general public license.

Features:

  • Plays MIDI files without any external MIDI instruments at all
  • Understands SMF, MOD, RCP/R36/G18/G36, MFI
  • Converts MIDI files into various audio file formats: .wav, .au, .aiff, .ogg and so on
  • Uses Gravis Ultrasound compatible patch files and/or SoundFonts as the voice data
  • Displays information about the music that is now playing
  • Various user interfaces: ncurses, gtk, Win32-GUI, and others
  • Plays remote MIDI files over the network
  • Plays MIDI files in archive files
  • Displays sound spectrogram for the playing music
  • Trace playing

http://timidity.sourceforge.net/
https://sourceforge.net/projects/timidity/