Accessible Spectrum Analyser ~ Inspect Spectrograms Via Sonification


AccessibleSpectrumAnalyser is a real time spectrum analysis plug-in that allows visual impaired users to  as the accessible peak meter. Instead of monitoring the amplitude of the audio signal though, you will be monitoring the frequency components of the signal within a customizable selection of frequencies.

The plug-in uses the “clipping” sonification of the AccessiblePeakMeter. That is, you can set a threshold in dB and, as soon as the energy of any frequency in the selection goes past the threshold, you will hear a short beep. Like in the AccessiblePeakMeter, the beep starts at 440 Hz and it’s raised one semitone for each dB of difference between the frequency magnitude and the threshold. In case more than one frequency within the selection is higher than the threshold, then the highest one is taken into account for the sonification purpose.

There is only one single spectrum for both left and right channels: the two channels are mixed together before being analysed. In AccessiblePeakMeter, there is a separate sonification for peaks in the left and the right audio channel. In the AccessibleSpectrumAnalyser instead, one single sonification is panned from left to right and the panning represents the position of the peaking frequency in the whole spectrum, ranging from 20 Hz on the very left, to 20050 Hz on the very right. For example, if the selected spectrum peaks at 50 Hz then you’ll hear the beep towards the left, whereas if the peak is at 20 kHz the beep will occur towards the right.

depic.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/apm/spectrum
www.tbproaudio.de/products/accessiblemeters

LAoE ~ Multilayer Java Audio Editor


LAoE means Layer-based Audio Editor, and it is a rich featured graphical audio sample-editor, based on multi-layers, floating-point samples, volume-masks, variable selection-intensity, and many plugins suitable to manipulate sound, such as filtering, retouching, resampling, graphical spectrogram editing by brushes and rectangles, sample-curve editing by freehand-pen and spline and other interpolation curves, effects like reverb, echo, compress, expand, pitch-shift, time-stretch, and much more… And it is free of charge, under GPL license!

www.oli4.ch/laoe/home
sourceforge.net/projects/laoe

Beast ~ Linux Synthesizer & Music Creation


Beast is a digital synthesizer and music creation system, released as Free Software under the GNU LGPL-2.1+. It has support for Linux Audio Plugins (LADSPA), multi-track editing, unlimited undo, real-time synthesis, MIDI and various audio formats like WAV, AIFF, Vorbis, Soundfont 2, Gus Patch, FLAC and MP3 files, 32bit audio rendering, full duplex support, multi-core audio rendering, SIMD utilisation, precise timing at sample granularity, FFT spectrograms and MIDI automation. The project is translated into a variety of languages.

beast.testbit.eu

github.com/tim-janik/beast

AUDMES ~ Oscilloscope & Spectrum Analyzer


AUDio MEasurement System – multi-platfrom system for audio measurement through a PC sound card. Incorporates generator, oscilloscope, audio spectrum analyzer (FFT) and frequency sweep characteristic. Can be compiled and works under Linux, Windows and MacOS.

Features:
  • Display audio spectrum (FFT)
  • Show wave form
  • Generate tones
  • Only requires a sound card
  • Uses WxWidgets
  • Source code available

sourceforge.net/projects/audmes/

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

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

Tiny Player ~ Windows Applet


Audio, video and CD/DVD player that uses DirectShow technology. It can read (but not modify) ID3/Ogg/APE/WMA tags and show sub/srt/aqt/dks subtitles. CD information can be obtained from freedb, CD-TEXT or cdplayer.ini and submitted to freedb.

Features:

  • custom playback speed, single frame step, capture frame
  • you can change subtitles color, size, font, vertical position
  • no gap between audio tracks
  • save audio to WAV file
  • equalizer
  • two visualizations – spectrum and oscilloscope

tiny player

sourceforge.net/projects/tinyplayer

foo_logitech_lcd ~ Foobar2000 & Logitech LCDs


A component to display visualisations and track information on a variety of Logitech LCD screens.

Features:

  • Support for monochrome LCDs (G13, G15, G510 & Z-10)
  • Support for colour LCDs (G19)
  • 11 different visualisations (4 spectrum analysers, 4 oscilloscopes, 3 VU meters)
  • Track info display
  • Massively customisable

www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_logitech_lcd

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