shelfelf ~ Web Player Frontend / Remote


The shelfelf is a web frontend to send commands to your music player (itunes, mpd, squeezebox, xmms2, …). The shelfelf works with all tested browsers (except for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Amiga’s AWeb and lynx), but the interface is designed for tablets (with a browser running in fullscreen mode) like Apple’s iPad. Linux (or Mac OS X) with Apache webserver, MySQL database and the ability to send commands to your stereo equipment is required.

Features:

  • elf at the shelf
  • coverflow
  • full text search
  • record stack
  • communication with other shelfelves

sourceforge.net/projects/shelfelf
shelfelf.vaubeh.de

Pine Player ~ MacOS HQ Up Sampling Max 32bit 768kHz


Pine Player is an exclusive listening digital music player for music lovers who use the OSX operating system. It can play almost all existing digital audio forms such as MP3, FLAC, APE, AAC, M4A, WAV, AIFF, OGG, WMA, DSD, SACD ISO etc. and it also has a strong playing capability for listening to CUE files in the most convenient way.

1.     Maximum 32Bit 768kHz Up Sampling Function

Pine Player supports various kinds of PCM formats, so it can play sound sources from 16 to 32 bit; it can also reproduce clear and abundant sound quality by supporting a maximum of 768kHz.

Pine Player’s unique Over Sampling Filter is a technique that upconverts an ordinary MP3 file into a 32bit, maximum of 768kHz, and high sound quality sound source and sends it to the DAC for it to be played in best performance. Ordinary MP3 files’ sound quality can actually be heard more clearly and plentifully. Obviously, HD audio files such as MQS and DSD can be upconverted to a maximum of 768kHz as well.

2.     Convenient and Strong Playlist & Prevention of Text Cracking

Pine Player has a very convenient playlist because users can save and manage the music they wish to listen to, change the order of the music being played by simply dragging, and express any kind of language or text encoding perfectly because of its flawless decoding function. There is no Korean code cracking.

3.     Cross Fade and Gapless set-up

Cross Fade function, which is a technique that decreases the gap between songs when listening to files on the playlist or overlaps the songs for no gaps at all, can be set into seconds.

4.     Mass Storage of Audio Queue for Real Time Converting

Pine Player prevents damage of sound quality by having a high-powered Audio Queue for processing excessive amount of digital data. Therefore, it takes a considerable amount of memory compared to other music players.

5.     Automatic Isolation of Damaged Sound Sources

Pine Player has an automatic isolation function for damaged sound sources called Vault. If a damaged sound source is detected while playing the music, the music is stopped and taken to the Vault file for isolation. Through this convenient function, users can easily figure out which sound source is damaged and restore it.

Even with all these functions, Pine Player is a free app. Moreover, there are not any marketing or advertising material. Especially, no information including personal ones are sent to the outside or the Internet.

www.digipine.com/index.php?mid=pineplayer

PS3 Media Server ~ Cross-platform Media Server


PS3 Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server. Originally written to support the Sony PlayStation3, PS3 Media Server has been expanded to support a range of other media renderers, including smartphones, TVs, music players and more. Because it is written in Java, PS3 Media Server supports all major operating systems, with versions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

The program streams or transcodes many different media formats with little or no configuration. It is powered by MEncoder, FFmpeg, tsMuxeR and AviSynth, which combine to offer support for a wide range of media formats.

sourceforge.net/projects/ps3mediaserver

Midi Sheet Music ~ Cross-platform MIDI Player


Midi Sheet Music is a free program that plays MIDI music files while highlighting both the piano keys and sheet music notes. Works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux Ubuntu.

sourceforge.net/projects/midisheetmusic

SooperLooper ~ Live Looping Sampler


SooperLooper is a live looping sampler capable of immediate loop recording, overdubbing, multiplying, reversing and more. It allows for multiple simultaneous multi-channel loops limited only by your computer’s available memory.

The application is a standalone JACK client with an engine controllable via OSC and MIDI. It also includes a GUI which communicates with the engine via OSC (even over a network) for user-friendly control on a desktop. However, this kind of live performance looping tool is most effectively used via hardware (midi foot pedals, etc) and the engine can be run standalone on a computer without a monitor.

SooperLooper is currently supported on Linux and Mac OS X, and any other platforms that support JACK. The Mac OS X package is usable with at least the 0.6 release of JACK OS X. Note that for OS X Tiger, you’ll need to get at least version 0.7 of JACK-OSX.

essej.net/sooperlooper

FFmpeg ~ Open Source Audio Visual Toolset


A complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decodeencodetranscodemuxdemuxstreamfilter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge. No matter if they were designed by some standards committee, the community or a corporation. It is also highly portable: FFmpeg compiles, runs, and passes our testing infrastructure FATE across Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, the BSDs, Solaris, etc. under a wide variety of build environments, machine architectures, and configurations.

ffmpeg.org

Resources:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FFmpeg

github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg

sourceforge.net/projects/ffmpeg-windows-builds

sourceforge.net/projects/ffmpeg-batch

sourceforge.net/projects/ffmpeg-ios

opensource.com/article/17/6/ffmpeg-convert-media-file-formats

Great Little Radio Player ~ Stream Player


This is ‘Great Little Radio Player’. It is a robust internet radio station streamer. It connects to web sites offering radio streaming and lets you play radio stations directly from that location. Developed for Windows, Linux and MacOSX.

Features:
  • Radio streaming
  • Stations have country and genre tags
  • Fast playing remote stations
  • You can make stations favorite
  • Looks good
  • Searching stations by name, country and genre

sites.google.com/view/greatlittleradioplayer/home

sourceforge.net/projects/glrp/

AGS ~ Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer


Advanced GTK+ Sequencer is intended to use for music composition. It features a piano roll, as well a synth, matrix editor, drum machine, soundfont2 player, mixer and an output panel.

It’s designed to be highly configurable, you may add effects to its effect chain, add or remove audio channels/pads.

You may set up a fully functional network of engines, therefore exists a link editor for linking audio lines.

In conjunction with ags you need a realtime kernel and alsa support. `ags` uses conditional locks to keep several threads in sync that’s why you need at least a preemptible kernel.

Features:
  • save or open Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer XML files with XPath support
  • add or remove audio engines with adjustable audio channels and pads
  • link channels with property dialog
  • output panel, mixer, drum and matrix sequencer, soft synth and audio file player
  • piano roll with basic notation editing supporting copy & paste
  • adjustable BPM
  • LADSPA, DSSI and Lv2 support
  • export to WAV, FLAC, OGG and others
  • multiple sinks like Pulseaudio, JACK, ALSA and OSS
  • automation editor
  • waveform editor with copy & paste
  • capture sound with AgsAudiorec machine
  • MIDI instrument input
  • import/export to Standard MIDI Files
  • OSC content format support
  • OSC server for remote control and monitoring

nongnu.org/gsequencer/

sourceforge.net/projects/ags/

Ecasound ~ Opensource Unix DAW


Ecasound is a software package designed for multitrack audio processing. It can be used for simple tasks like audio playback, recording and format conversions, as well as for multitrack effect processing, mixing, recording and signal recycling. Ecasound supports a wide range of audio inputs, outputs and effect algorithms. Effects and audio objects can be combined in various ways, and their parameters can be controlled by operator objects like oscillators and MIDI-CCs. A versatile console mode user-interface is included in the package.

The primary platform for running Ecasound is GNU/Linux. Ecasound can also be run on many UNIX-derived systems such as FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Solaris. Limited support for Windows is available through Cygwin.

nosignal.fi/ecasound