Foobar2000 & MathAudio Room EQ


The frequency response of your room is very different in every point of the room. “Good” equalization in one point can worsen the sound in the neighboring point. Single-point equalization is not reliable and cannot be used in a professional room correction system. On the other hand, multipoint equalization is not simple; both the volume and the phase of the testing signal are very different in different points of the room. Simple averaging is not applicable. MathAudio Room EQ applies a state-of-the-art multipoint correction algorithm which ensures the best possible improvement in every point of the listening area.

  • Corrects deficiencies of room acoustics (multipoint compensation).
  • Corrects acoustic imperfections of speakers.
  • Avoids the pre-echo (pre-ringing) problem of conventional convolver-based room correction systems. The absence of pre-echo ensures the neutrality of the sound.
  • Works in rooms, halls and outdoor venues of any size.
  • Works with zero latency. Perfect for live performances and studio monitoring.
  • Doesn’t delay the audio track when playing video.
  • Corrects both amplitude and phase components of frequency response.
  • Quells resonance peaks of frequency response while leaving the deep notches.
  • Avoids the overcompensation which happens in conventional linearizing room correction systems.
  • Manually adjustable level of compensation allows one to reach the maximum transparency of the sound.
  • Supports full range of sample rates from 44,056 kHz up to 384 kHz. All sample rates are supported without resampling to avoid any possible loss in quality.
  • Includes a custom target curve feature.
  • Applies 64-bit signal path throughout.
  • Works with USB measurement microphones (e.g. MiniDSP UMIK-1 or Dayton Audio UMM-6) or standard measurement microphones (e.g. NADY CM100 or Dayton Audio EMM-6).
    Supports microphone calibration files.
  • Applies a patented method of frequency response correction.
  • Freeware Foobar2000 Component

mathaudio-room-eq

mathaudio.com/room-eq

foo_dsp_xgeq ~ Advanced Foobar2000 Equalization


Foobar DSP based graphic equalizer.

Features:

  • 31 bands (1/3rd octave width)
  • boost / cut range of +-12 dB in 0.1 dB steps
  • master gain (can be set manually or automatically => prevents clipping for the most part)
  • minimum phase (=> no pre-echo)
  • approximates a smooth frequency response (=> no ‘steps’ between the bands)
  • import / export presets
  • mono and stereo mode

www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_dsp_xgeq

EQ preset generation ~ github.com/jaakkopasanen/AutoEq

foo_sid ~ Foobar2000 Plays Commodore 64 Audio


Adds decoding support for Commodore 64 SID sound files (.SID, .MUS). Based on resid-fp.

www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_sid

The High Voltage SID Collection (HVSC) is a freeware hobby project which organises Commodore 64 music (also known as SID music) into an archive for both musicians and fans alike. The work on the collection is done completely in the Team and contributors’ spare time and is proudly one of the largest and most accurate computer music collections known.

~ hvsc.c64.org

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_64

OpenMPT ~ Discover The Music Inside…


OpenMPT is a powerful audio application that makes writing music fun, easy and efficient.

OpenMPT (shorthand for Open ModPlug Tracker) is completely free and allows you to create and play back some great music on your computer. Based on the original ModPlug Tracker written by Olivier Lapicque, OpenMPT is free software, can import a wide variety of module formats and offers an intuitive, native GUI as well as advanced features such as VST plugins and ASIO output.

In addition to its own song format, OpenMPT can natively edit Impulse Tracker, FastTracker, Scream Tracker and ProTracker module files.

openmpt

openmpt.org
source.openmpt.org
github.com/OpenMPT/openmpt
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenMPT

OpenMPT based module player library and libopenmpt based command-line player:

  • libopenmpt is a cross-platform C++ and C library to decode tracked music files (modules) [wikipedia] into a raw PCM audio stream.
  • openmpt123 is a cross-platform command-line or terminal based module file player.

libopenmpt is based on the player code of the OpenMPT project (Open ModPlug Tracker). In order to avoid code base fragmentation, libopenmpt is developed in the same source code repository as OpenMPT.

libopenmpt ships with plugins for 3 popular Windows audio players already included:

  • xmp-openmpt is a plugin based on libopenmpt for XMPlay.
  • in_openmpt is an input plugin based on libopenmpt for WinAMP 2.x or later compatible players.
  • foo_openmpt is a component based on libopenmpt for foobar2000.

lib.openmpt.org/libopenmpt

Soft Playlists ~ Foobar & Last.fm


Can create different Last.fm related playlists:

  • loved tracks of a single user, multiple users, friends or neighbours.
  • recent tracks of a single user, multiple users, friends or neighbours.
  • top tracks of a single user, multiple users, friends or neighbours over different periods.
  • top tracks of an artist.
  • top tracks of artists similar to an artist.
  • top tracks with certain tag.
  • tracks similar to a track.

Can also…

  • love, unlove, ban and unban a track on your Last.fm account.
  • add a track to a custom playlist on your Last.fm account.
  • save and load XSPF playlists (make playlists without hard paths). This makes it possible to easily share playlists with other people. Also when you restructure your library (change location of your music files), these playlists will continue to work.

 

www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_softplaylists
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