Apr 142009
 

Automatic Command-line Ripper (acripper) is a free opensource tool for ripping and encoding CD tracks on the fly. It also tries to get the CD information from feeddb.org, a CDDB website and writes it to the encoded files. If no information from freedb.org is available, it then tries to read CD information (CD title, artist name, tracks names) from a text file names “titles.txt” in the working directory.

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Mar 282009
 

Songbird is a free opensource Music player for Linux, Windows and Mac OS Platforms. Songbird provides a public playground for Web media mash-ups by providing developers with both desktop and Web APIs, developer resources and fostering Open Web media standards. The last time we wrote about Songbird here in September was when it was in beta and since then Songbird has grown from strength to strength and is a stable release (1.1.1) with x86 and x64 support.

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Feb 072009
 

Audacity is a free opensource audio editing and recording software. Audacity can run on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. Audacity can manipulate digital audio wave forms. In addition to recording sounds directly from within the program, it imports many sound file formats, including WAV, AIFF, AU, IRCAM, MP, and Ogg Vorbis. With Audacity, you can edit wave data larger than the physical memory size of your computer.

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Jan 312009
 

Sockso is a free, open-source, personal music server for everyone! It is a simple and easy to use music server with which you can share your own collection of music with frends online or with people using computers in your home network. A simple GUI on your PC allows you to setup you collections users, webserver settings etc and for the users it is a simple web interface to register or logon and create use playlists and play the music from your collection. If you are behind a firewall at home and are trying to share it over the internet then you need to open the port on which you are sharing your music (default:4444).

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Jan 182009
 

ClipGrab is a free GUI Video downloader from the famous online video sharing websites like youtube, veoh, Dailymotion, MyVideo and many other. ClipGrab is very simple (basically just one window to work on). Clipgrab downloads the file and saves it by default to FLV (Flash Video) however can convert the downloaded video on the fly to Windows Video (WMV), MPEG4, MP3 (Audio), OGG Vorbis (Audio).

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