This software allows “scratching” on digitally sampled audio data (*.wav, *.au, *.ogg, *.mp3, etc.) the way hip hop DJs scratch on vinyl records. It features multiple turntables, realtime effects (built-in as well as LADSPA plugin effects), a sequencer and MIDI interface – all accessible through an easy-to-use gtk+ GUI. This software is designed to run under Linux, FreeBSD and the like.
Tag Archives: vinyl
Wave Corrector ~ Rip Tapes & Vinyl
Transfer your old records and tapes to digital. Wave Corrector offers an integrated solution to record, clean-up and convert your music to digital audio formats. The program uses advanced digital processing to remove noise from old analogue recordings. Files can be transferred to CD or stored in your digital audio library. The program runs on the Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 platforms and on LINUX under Wine.
Discogs ~ Grading Vinyl Properly
A simple reference table: How to grade records on Discogs
GramoFile ~ Open Source Vinyl Ripping
GramoFile is a computer program, running under the Linux operating system (and some other UNIX-like OSes — and even DOS / Windows now!), with the main goal of putting the sound of for example gramophone records on CDs. It is able to record hours of CD quality music, split long sound files in separate tracks, and remove ticks and pops from recordings.
Elpetozede ~ Split An Album Into Tracks
Elpetozede is a multi-platform, open source tool to split a wave file (.wav), which contains the complete audio recording of one side of a vinyl record or a cassette tape into single wav files, one for each track. It searches an Internet database (musicbrainz.org) for the album data, so, with a little luck, you won’t need to type all the track information by hand.
xwax ~ Linux Digital Vinyl System
xwax is an open-source Digital Vinyl System (DVS) for Linux. It allows DJs and turntablists to playback digital audio files (MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC and more), controlled using a normal pair of turntables via time coded vinyls.
It’s designed for both beat mixing and scratch mixing. Needle drops, pitch changes, scratching, spinbacks and rewinds are all supported, and feel just like the audio is pressed onto the vinyl itself.
The focus is on an accurate vinyl feel which is efficient, stable and fast.
Restoration ~ The Gnome Wave Cleaner Project
Digital audio restoration of CD quality audio wave files. Dehiss, declick and decrackle in a GUI environment.
The goals are simple — denoise, dehiss and amplify audio files. With the use of libsndfile, you can now do this on a multitude of audio formats, wav, au, aiff, …
Clean up your needle drops!