Useful Programs

The Programs listed below have been suggested by the Group's Members as having been helpful to themselves and are therefore recommended by them for use to others. The programs have been put into sections, but as some programs overlap into other sections it is advisable to view all the sections.

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Digital Audio Programs
Audacity Audio Editor

Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to:

* Record live audio.
* Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
* Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, and WAV sound files.
* Cut, copy, splice, and mix sounds together.
* Change the speed or pitch of a recording.

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GoldWave Digital Audio Editor

GoldWave is a professional digital audio editor. It is rated as one of the best on the ZDNet Software Library. It contains so many great features:
* Play, edit, mix, and analyze audio
* Apply special effects, such as fade, equalizer, doppler, mechanize, echo, reverse, flanger, and more
* Digitally remaster and restore old recordings with noise reduction and pop/click filters
* Record audio from cassettes, vinyl records, radio, etc. through your computer's line-in
* Record dictation through a microphone or play dictation back at a slower speed for transcription
* Make perfect digital copies of audio CD tracks using the CD Reader tool and save them in MP3, WMA, or Vorbis files
* View a variety of real-time visuals and VU meters
* Convert files to/from different formats, such as wav, mp3, ogg, aiff, au, vox and even raw binary data.
GoldWave is most complete audio editing program available in its price range. It even includes many features (such as batch processor/converter, CD reader, and audio restoration filters) that cost extra in other, more expensive audio editing programs.

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ACID Pro 6

Music Creation Reformulated
In the world of digital music creation, ACID Pro software has always stood out from the crowd. Its automatic loop time-stretching and tempo-matching technology is second-to-none, and its straightforward pick, paint, and play functionality has helped make ACID Pro software the favorite loop-based music creation tool for millions of users worldwide. Now reformulated to add multitrack recording and full MIDI sequencing to its superior looping functionality, ACID Pro 6 software delivers a new formula for ground-breaking music creation: loops + multitrack + MIDI. Together, these key components add up to a full-featured professional music workstation unlike any other.


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SoundEdit Pro 2.1

SoundEdit Pro is a full-featured digital audio editing software that offers a variety of audio recording, mixing, editing, analyzing and effects processing possibilities.

It provides an intuitive, easy-to-use interface and is designed for the everyday user. It has dozens of amazing audio effects and tools for converting audio files into different formats, including MP3, WMA, WAV, Ogg Vorbis and many others. And that's just the beginning of what you can do with SoundEdit Pro. If you're using audio for anything – websites, PowerPoint presentations, Flash animations, SoundEdit Pro will take your creations to the next level.

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AudioConvert

AudioConvert is a professional solution for converting, ripping, transforming and recording all types of audio files. It offers a number of audio features. Format conversion, MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis encoding, CD-ripping, recording, tagging - even advanced transformation and effects editing is included.

You can also get get AudioCD Track information with internet, using CDDB or from the CDPLAYER.INI. The interface is uncluttered and easy to use. AudioConvert is well documented and suitable for beginners and advanced users alike. The program can convert WAV, MP2, MP3, WMA8, GSM, G.726, RAW, VOX, ACM, ADPCM, Ogg Vorbis and DSP audio. You can record audiofiles to MP3, WAV, VOX, RAW, or G.726 or grab Audio CDs to WAV, MP3, WMA, RAW.

The big grey interface is as clear as could be which, when accompanied by a comprehensive system of help should ensure this advanced audio package is suitable for everyone from beginners to experienced audiophiles.

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AudioStreamer

With AudioStreamer you can receive and record thousands of radio stations available on the internet.

While listening to your favourite radio station, you can record any radiostation you want, anytime! Browse through the radio stations, selecting a genre and the preferred bandwidth, and enjoy Internet radio!

The recording library shows you all your recordings, sorted by Genre or Radio station. If there's any artist name available while recording, it will be saved into the MP3 Tag automatically!

Rename file(s), change or view MP3 Tag info for every file, or play the files you recorded earlier.

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