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==CD Rippers==
 
==CD Rippers==
 
===Windows===
 
===Windows===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ccccff; margin-bottom: 20px;"
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{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #00A1F1; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ccccff"
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|- style="background-color: #00A1F1;"
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:300px;" | Description
+
! style="width:500px;" | Description
 
|-
 
|-
! align="left" | [[CDex]]
+
! align="left" | CUERipper
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
| [http://cdexos.sourceforge.net/ here]
+
| [http://cue.tools/wiki/CUERipper here]
| align="left" | An open-source ripper for Windows that uses cdparanoia functionality
+
| align="left" | A secure ripper for Windows that includes Accurate Stream functionality. [https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/board,74.0.html Forum]
|
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|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | [[DBpowerAMP with AccurateRip|dBpoweramp]]
 
! align="left" | [[DBpowerAMP with AccurateRip|dBpoweramp]]
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| align="left" | A secure ripper for Windows that includes Accurate Stream functionality.
 
| align="left" | A secure ripper for Windows that includes Accurate Stream functionality.
 
|-
 
|-
! align="left" | DeepRipper
 
| GPL
 
| [http://www.deepburner.com/ here]
 
|
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
 
! align="left" | [[EAC]]
 
! align="left" | [[EAC]]
 
| Free
 
| Free
 
| [http://www.exactaudiocopy.de/ here]
 
| [http://www.exactaudiocopy.de/ here]
 
| align="left" | A secure ripper for Windows, C2 error pointers, Accurate Stream, etc.
 
| align="left" | A secure ripper for Windows, C2 error pointers, Accurate Stream, etc.
|-
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|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | [[fre:ac ]]
 
! align="left" | [[fre:ac ]]
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
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===Mac OS X===
 
===Mac OS X===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #bbffbb; margin-bottom: 20px;"
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{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #79C753; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#bbffbb;"
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|- style="background:#79C753;"
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:350px;" | Description
+
! style="width:500px;" | Description
 
|-
 
|-
 
! align="left" | [[Max]]
 
! align="left" | [[Max]]
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| [http://sbooth.org/Max/ here]
 
| [http://sbooth.org/Max/ here]
 
| align="left" | A secure ripper for OS X that uses additional cdparanoia functionality
 
| align="left" | A secure ripper for OS X that uses additional cdparanoia functionality
|-
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
|- style="background-color:#eeeeee;"
+
 
! align="left" | [[XLD]]
 
! align="left" | [[XLD]]
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
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===Linux===
 
===Linux===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ffcccc; margin-bottom: 20px;"
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #D65076; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ffcccc;"
+
|- style="background:#D65076;"
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:320px;" | Description
+
! style="width:450px;" | Description
|- style="background-color:#eeeeee;"
+
|-
! align="left" | abcde  
+
! align="left" | abcde
| GPL  
+
| GPL
|[http://code.google.com/p/abcde/ here]  
+
|[https://abcde.einval.com/wiki/ here]
 
| align="left" | A command-line based ripper with cdparanoia functionality
 
| align="left" | A command-line based ripper with cdparanoia functionality
|-  
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | [[cdparanoia]]
 
! align="left" | [[cdparanoia]]
 
| BSD, GPL
 
| BSD, GPL
| [http://www.xiph.org/paranoia/ here]
+
| [https://xiph.org/paranoia/ here]
 
| align="left" | One of the first secure standalone rippers for the Linux platform
 
| align="left" | One of the first secure standalone rippers for the Linux platform
|- style="background-color:#eeeeee;"
+
|-
! align="left" | [[Grip]]
+
! align="left" | Grip
| GPL  
+
| GPL
| [http://sourceforge.net/projects/grip/ here]  
+
| [https://sourceforge.net/projects/grip/ here]
| align="left" | An open-source Gnome interface ripper that uses cdparanoia functionality  
+
| align="left" | An open-source Gnome interface ripper that uses cdparanoia functionality
|-  
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
! align="left" | [[Rubyripper]]  
+
! align="left" | [[Rubyripper]]
| GPL  
+
| GPL
| [http://code.google.com/p/rubyripper/ here]  
+
| [https://github.com/bleskodev/rubyripper here]
| align="left" | A secure ripper for the Linux that uses additional cdparanoia functionality
+
| align="left" | A secure ripper for Linux that uses additional cdparanoia functionality
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | [[Whipper]]
 +
| GPL
 +
| [https://github.com/whipper-team/whipper here]
 +
| align="left" | A secure ripper for the Linux command-line built on cdparanoia
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==CD/DVD Writers==
 
==CD/DVD Writers==
 
===Windows===
 
===Windows===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ccccff; margin-bottom: 20px;"
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{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #00A1F1; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ccccff"
+
|- style="background:#00A1F1"
 
! style="width:185px;" | Name
 
! style="width:185px;" | Name
 
! style="width:80px;" | Unicode
 
! style="width:80px;" | Unicode
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| N
 
| N
 
| Free
 
| Free
| [http://www.burrrn.net/ here]
+
| <!--[http://www.burrrn.net/ here]-->
 
|
 
|
|-
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | CDBurnerXP
 
! align="left" | CDBurnerXP
 
|  
 
|  
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| [http://www.cdburnerxp.se/ here]
 
| [http://www.cdburnerxp.se/ here]
 
|
 
|
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
|-
! align="left" | DeepBurner Free
+
! align="left" | DeepBurner
 
| N
 
| N
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
| [http://www.deepburner.com/ here]
 
|
 
|-
 
! align="left" | DeepBurner Pro
 
|
 
| Shareware
 
 
| [http://www.deepburner.com/ here]
 
| [http://www.deepburner.com/ here]
 
|
 
|
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
! align="left" | Express Burn
 
| N
 
| non-commercial(free)
 
| [http://nch.com.au/burn/index.html here]
 
| align="left" | A free version of this software is available for non-commercial use only. The free version does not expire but will only burn normal CDs.
 
|
 
|-
 
! align="left" | Express Burn (Plus Edition)
 
|
 
| commercial
 
| [http://www.nch.com.au/burn/index.html here]
 
|
 
|-style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
 
! align="left" | InfraRecorder
 
! align="left" | InfraRecorder
 
| N
 
| N
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|  
 
|  
 
|-
 
|-
! align="left" | [[Nero]]
 
| N
 
| commercial
 
| [http://www.nero.com/eng/ here]
 
| align="left" |
 
|-style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
 
|
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
===Mac OS X===
 
===Mac OS X===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #bbffbb; margin-bottom: 20px;"
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{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #79C753; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#bbffbb;"
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|- style="background:#79C753;"
 
! style="width:130px;" | Name
 
! style="width:130px;" | Name
 
! style="width:80px;" | Unicode
 
! style="width:80px;" | Unicode
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! style="width:310px;" | Description
 
! style="width:310px;" | Description
 
|-  
 
|-  
! align="left" | [[DVD-Audio Tools]]
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! align="left" | DVD-Audio Tools
 
| Y  
 
| Y  
 
| GPL  
 
| GPL  
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| align="left" | Free OS X Cocoa CD writing application
 
| align="left" | Free OS X Cocoa CD writing application
 
|-  
 
|-  
! align="left" | [[X-CD-Roast]]
+
! align="left" | X-CD-Roast
 
| N  
 
| N  
 
| Free  
 
| Free  
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===Linux===
 
===Linux===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ffcccc; margin-bottom: 20px;"
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #D65076; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ffcccc;"
+
|- style="background:#D65076;"
 
! style="width:130px;" | Name
 
! style="width:130px;" | Name
 
! style="width:80px;" | Unicode
 
! style="width:80px;" | Unicode
 
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! align="center" style="width:260px;" | Description
+
! align="center" style="width:450px;" | Description
 
|-
 
|-
 
! align="left" | CDRDAO  
 
! align="left" | CDRDAO  
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| align="left" | Open-source DVD-Audio authoring application
 
| align="left" | Open-source DVD-Audio authoring application
 
|-
 
|-
! align="left" | [[GnomeBaker]]
+
! align="left" | GnomeBaker
 
| N
 
| N
 
| GPL  
 
| GPL  
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| align="left" | Popular open-source KDE CD writing application for Linux platform   
 
| align="left" | Popular open-source KDE CD writing application for Linux platform   
 
|-  
 
|-  
! align="left" | [[X-CD-Roast]]
+
! align="left" | X-CD-Roast  
 
| Y  
 
| Y  
 
| GPL  
 
| GPL  
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| align="left" | New open-source Gnome interface CD/DVD writing application
 
| align="left" | New open-source Gnome interface CD/DVD writing application
 
|- style="background-color:#eeeeee;"
 
|- style="background-color:#eeeeee;"
! align="left" | [[Brasero]]
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! align="left" | Brasero
 
| N
 
| N
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
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==Multimedia Players==
 
==Multimedia Players==
 
===Windows===
 
===Windows===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ccccff; margin-bottom: 20px;"
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #00A1F1; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ccccff"
+
|- style="background:#00A1F1"
! style="width:120px;" | Name
+
! style="width:150px;" | Name
! style="width:100px;" | License
+
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! align="center" style="width:220px;" | Description
+
! align="center" style="width:500px;" | Description
 
|-
 
|-
 
! align="left" | [[foobar2000]]
 
! align="left" | [[foobar2000]]
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| [http://www.vuplayer.com/ here]
 
| [http://www.vuplayer.com/ here]
 
| align="left" | Supports many popular digital audio codecs and MOD tracker formats   
 
| align="left" | Supports many popular digital audio codecs and MOD tracker formats   
|-
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | [[Winamp]]
 
! align="left" | [[Winamp]]
 
| Free, Shareware
 
| Free, Shareware
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| align="left" | Popular audio player for Windows
 
| align="left" | Popular audio player for Windows
 
| align="left" |
 
| align="left" |
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
|-  
 
! align="left" | [[VLC]]
 
! align="left" | [[VLC]]
| Free
+
| LGPL
 
| [http://www.videolan.org/vlc// here]
 
| [http://www.videolan.org/vlc// here]
 
| align="left" | VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.  
 
| align="left" | VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.  
 +
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
! align="left" | [[MusicBee]]
 +
| Free,
 +
| [https://getmusicbee.com/ here]
 +
| align="left" |  The Ultimate Music Manager and Player, MusicBee supports podcasts, web radio stations and SoundCloud integration.
 +
 +
|-
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
===Players / Source code ===
 
===Players / Source code ===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ccccff; margin-bottom: 20px;"
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{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #98DDDE; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ccccff"
+
|- style="background:#98DDDE"
! style="width:120px;" | Name
+
! style="width:150px;" | Name
! style="width:100px;" | License
+
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! align="center" style="width:220px;" | Description
+
! align="center" style="width:450px;" | Description
 
|-
 
|-
 
! align="left" | MusikCube
 
! align="left" | MusikCube
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| [http://www.musikcube.com/ here]
 
| [http://www.musikcube.com/ here]
 
| align="left" | Supports dynamic playlists and advanced SQL capabilities  
 
| align="left" | Supports dynamic playlists and advanced SQL capabilities  
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | [[wxMusik]]
 
| GPL
 
| [http://sourceforge.net/projects/musik.berlios/ here]
 
| align="left" |A cross-platform open-source audio player
 
 
|}
 
|}
 
  
  
 
===Mac OS X===
 
===Mac OS X===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #bbffbb; margin-bottom: 20px;"
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #79C753; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#bbffbb;"
+
|- style="background:#79C753;"
! style="width:120px;" | Name
+
! style="width:150px;" | Name
! style="width:100px;" | License
+
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:220px;" | Description
+
! style="width:450px;" | Description
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | [[foobar2000]]
 +
| Free
 +
| [https://www.foobar2000.org/mac/ here]
 +
| align="left" | Most of the features implemented are known to work reasonably well.
 +
|-  style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
! align="left" | [[VOX]]
 +
| Free
 +
| [https://vox.rocks/mac-music-player here]
 +
| align="left" | Mac Music Player for Hi-Res music through the popular sources.
 
|-  
 
|-  
 
! align="left" | Cog
 
! align="left" | Cog
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| [http://cogosx.sourceforge.net/ here]
 
| [http://cogosx.sourceforge.net/ here]
 
| align="left" | An open-source digital audio player for OS X.
 
| align="left" | An open-source digital audio player for OS X.
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | Play
 
! align="left" | Play
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|-  
 
|-  
 
! align="left" | [[VLC]]
 
! align="left" | [[VLC]]
| Free
+
| LGPL
 
| [http://www.videolan.org/vlc// here]
 
| [http://www.videolan.org/vlc// here]
 
| align="left" | VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.  
 
| align="left" | VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.  
 
|}
 
|}
 
 
  
 
===Linux===
 
===Linux===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ffcccc; margin-bottom: 20px;"
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #D65076; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ffcccc;"
+
|- style="background:#D65076;"
! style="width:120px;" | Name
+
! style="width:150px;" | Name
! style="width:100px;" | License
+
! style="width:90px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:220px;" | Description
+
! style="width:450px;" | Description
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
|-
 
! align="left" | [[Amarok]]  
 
! align="left" | [[Amarok]]  
 
| GPL  
 
| GPL  
 
| [http://amarok.kde.org/ here]  
 
| [http://amarok.kde.org/ here]  
 
| align="left" | Popular open-source KDE audio player similiar to Foobar2000
 
| align="left" | Popular open-source KDE audio player similiar to Foobar2000
|-  
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | Audacious  
 
! align="left" | Audacious  
| GPL
+
| [http://opensource.org/docs/osd OSD]
 
| [http://audacious-media-player.org/ here]
 
| [http://audacious-media-player.org/ here]
 
| align="left" |Audacious is an open source audio player
 
| align="left" |Audacious is an open source audio player
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
|-  
! align="left" | [[Clementine]]
+
! align="left" | Clementine
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
 
| [http://www.clementine-player.org/ here]
 
| [http://www.clementine-player.org/ here]
 
| align="left" | Cross platform media player, a port of [[Amarok]] 1.4 to the Qt 4 and GStreamer framework, can be controlled with a Wii remote
 
| align="left" | Cross platform media player, a port of [[Amarok]] 1.4 to the Qt 4 and GStreamer framework, can be controlled with a Wii remote
|-  
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
! align="left" | [[DeaDBeeF]]
+
! align="left" | DeaDBeeF
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
 
| [http://deadbeef.sourceforge.net/ here]
 
| [http://deadbeef.sourceforge.net/ here]
 
| align="left" | Lightweight music player for Linux, GUI similar to [[Foobar2000]]
 
| align="left" | Lightweight music player for Linux, GUI similar to [[Foobar2000]]
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
|-
 
! align="left" | [[Rhythmbox]]
 
! align="left" | [[Rhythmbox]]
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
 
| [http://projects.gnome.org/rhythmbox/ here]
 
| [http://projects.gnome.org/rhythmbox/ here]
 
| align="left" | GNOME music player
 
| align="left" | GNOME music player
|-
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | [[VLC]]
 
! align="left" | [[VLC]]
| Free
+
| LGPL
 
| [http://www.videolan.org/vlc// here]
 
| [http://www.videolan.org/vlc// here]
 
| align="left" | VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs,  |Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.  
 
| align="left" | VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs,  |Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.  
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
|-
 
! align="left" | [[XMMS]]  
 
! align="left" | [[XMMS]]  
 
| GPL  
 
| GPL  
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|}
  
=== Console players ===
+
=== command-line(Shell) players ===
* mpg123 [http://www.mpg123.org/ Homepage] [http://www.mpg123.org/download.shtml Downloads]
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #98DDDE; margin-bottom: 20px;"
 +
|- style="background:#98DDDE;"
 +
! style="width:170px;" | Name
 +
! style="width:90px;" | License
 +
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 +
! style="width:350px;" | Description
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | mpg123
 +
| LGPL
 +
| [http://www.mpg123.org/ here]
 +
| align="left" | mpg123 is a real time MPEG audio player/decoder
 +
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
! align="left" | mplayer for windows
 +
| GPL v2
 +
| [http://mplayerwin.sourceforge.net/ here]
 +
| align="left" | MPlayer is a free and open source media player.
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | mpv
 +
| GPL v2
 +
| [https://mpv.io/ here]
 +
| align="left" | mpv is a free (as in freedom) media player for the command line. It supports a wide variety of media file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. also mpv comes with easy user interface. supported platforms Windows, Linux, Mac.
 +
|}
  
 
==Tagging Utilities==
 
==Tagging Utilities==
 
===Windows===
 
===Windows===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ccccff; margin-bottom: 20px;"
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #00A1F1; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ccccff"
+
|- style="background:#00A1F1"
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:100px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:270px;" | Description
+
! style="width:500px;" | Description
|-
+
 
|-  
 
|-  
! align="left" | Frontah
 
| Free
 
| [http://home.vxu.se/mdati00/frontah/ here]
 
| align="left" | Transcode and tag editor for ID3v1.x, ID3v2.x, Lyrics3, Vorbis Comment, APEv1 & APEv2 tags. Supports ANSI, UTF8 and UTF16 text encoding depends on tag type.
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
|-
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | MetatOGGer
 
| Free
 
| [http://www.luminescence-software.org/ here]
 
| align="left" | Tags MP3 ([[ID3]]), Ogg files (Vorbis comment, including Ogg FLAC and Speex), Musepack, Windows Media, WavPack et Monkey's Audio
 
|-
 
 
! align="left" | MP3 Book Helper
 
! align="left" | MP3 Book Helper
 
| Free
 
| Free
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| [http://www.mp3tag.de/ here]
 
| [http://www.mp3tag.de/ here]
 
| align="left" | Tags all files supporting [[ID3]], [[APEv2]], and [[Vorbis_Comment|Vorbis Comments]], not only MP3s
 
| align="left" | Tags all files supporting [[ID3]], [[APEv2]], and [[Vorbis_Comment|Vorbis Comments]], not only MP3s
|-
+
|-  
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
|-
+
! align="left" | [[Tag.exe]]
+
| GPL
+
| [http://www.synthetic-soul.co.uk/tag/ here]
+
| align="left" | Command-line universal tagger for Windows
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
 
! align="left" | Tag &amp; Rename
 
! align="left" | Tag &amp; Rename
 
| Shareware
 
| Shareware
 
| [http://www.softpointer.com/tr.htm here]
 
| [http://www.softpointer.com/tr.htm here]
 
|
 
|
|-
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | TagScanner
 
! align="left" | TagScanner
 
| Free
 
| Free
 
| [http://www.xdlab.ru/en/index.htm here]
 
| [http://www.xdlab.ru/en/index.htm here]
|
+
| align="left" | Tag editor with built-in audio player.
 
|-
 
|-
 
! align="left" | WMP Tag Plus 2.0
 
! align="left" | WMP Tag Plus 2.0
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===Mac OS X===
 
===Mac OS X===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #bbffbb; margin-bottom: 20px;"
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{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #79C753; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#bbffbb;"
+
|- style="background:#79C753;"
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:100px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:270px;" | Description
+
! style="width:320px;" | Description
 
|-
 
|-
 
! align="left" | Tag
 
! align="left" | Tag
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===Linux===
 
===Linux===
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #ffcccc; margin-bottom: 20px;"
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #D65076; margin-bottom: 20px;"
|- style="background:#ffcccc;"
+
|- style="background:#D65076;"
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:150px;" | Name
 
! style="width:100px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:270px;" | Description
+
! style="width:450px;" | Description
 
|-
 
|-
 
! align="left" | [[Beets]]
 
! align="left" | [[Beets]]
 
| MIT
 
| MIT
| [http://beets.radbox.org/ here]
+
| [http://beets.io/ here]
 
| align="left" | Cross-platform open source tagging application written in Python, CLI only. Uses the Musicbrainz and Mutagen libraries, still in beta. Mostly automatic, minimal user input required. Many features and plugins. (Read the documentation)
 
| align="left" | Cross-platform open source tagging application written in Python, CLI only. Uses the Musicbrainz and Mutagen libraries, still in beta. Mostly automatic, minimal user input required. Many features and plugins. (Read the documentation)
|-  
+
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" | EasyTAG
 
! align="left" | EasyTAG
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
| [http://easytag.sourceforge.net/ here]
+
| [https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/EasyTAG here]
 
| align="left" | Gnome tagging utility
 
| align="left" | Gnome tagging utility
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 
! align="left" |  
 
! align="left" |  
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | Puddletag
 +
| GPLv3
 +
| [http://docs.puddletag.net/index.html here]
 +
| align="left" | Puddletag is a Linux audio tag editor similar to Mp3tag
 
|}
 
|}
  
==Encoders, Decoders, Etc.==
 
All basic tools needed to make use of the audio formats supported here.
 
  
===[[MP3]]===
+
==Lossy Audio Encoders/Decoders ('''Classic''')==
* [[LAME]] encoder/decoder: [http://www.rarewares.org/mp3.html download pre-compiled binaries here]. Also check the [[Lame Compiles|Latest recommended version]] page.
+
Lossy audio main focus is to shrink large files to small, lossy is ideal for internet transport and on the go device (Mobile Phone / Players).
* [[MP3Gain]], a ReplayGain-like utility: [http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/download.php download here]
+
'''Classic''' Current Trends : '''MP3 (Lame)''''
  
===Ogg [[Vorbis]]===
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #F6D155; margin-bottom: 20px;"
Currently, all recommended Ogg Vorbis utilities are available at the [http://www.rarewares.org/ogg.html Rarewares Ogg Vorbis page]. The following tools are important:
+
|- style="background:#F6D155;"
 +
! style="width:100px;" | Name
 +
! style="width:100px;" | License
 +
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 +
! style="width:500px;" | Description
 +
! style="width:100px;" | Forum
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | [[MP3]]
 +
| GPL
 +
| [http://lame.sourceforge.net/ here]
 +
| align="left" | LAME is a lossy audio compression.
 +
|
 +
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
|! align="left" | Ogg [[Vorbis]]
 +
| GPL
 +
| [http://xiph.org/index.html here]
 +
| align="left" | Ogg Vorbis is a lossy audio compression.
 +
|
 +
|-
 +
|! align="left" | [[Musepack]]
 +
| GPL
 +
| [http://www.musepack.net/index.php?pg=enc here]
 +
| align="left" | Musepack is a lossy audio compression.
 +
|
 +
|-
 +
|}
  
* '''OggEnc2''': A command-line Ogg Vorbis encoder that can be used with most CD rippers.
+
*Lame/Ogg Builds (Windows)
 +
Looking for Windows Builds, Options available to you : *Developer Site, *Git, *[http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/ Hydrogenaudio Forum], *[http://www.rarewares.org/ Rarewares]
  
* '''OggDec''': Command-line decoder.
+
*Ogg [[Vorbis]],
 +
In addition, the [[Lancer]] suite — a highly SSE-optimized suite of utilities and libraries — are available at [http://homepage3.nifty.com/blacksword/ this page] ''(in Japanese)''. See [[Lancer#Platform-specific Builds|this section]] for information about the different builds.
  
* '''[[OggDropXPd]]''': An easy to use, drag'n'drop encoder/decoder with support for automatic tagging, renaming and  playlist creation on encoding.
 
  
* ''Encoding DLLs'': For encoding within CDex or WinLame.
+
==Lossy Audio Encoders/Decoders ('''Future''')==
 +
Lossy audio main focus is to shrink large files to small, lossy is ideal for internet transport and on the go device (Mobile Phone / Portable Players).
 +
'''Future''' Current Trends : '''AAC (qaac)''', ''''Opus-codec'''.
  
* '''VorbisGain''': The [[ReplayGain]] utility for Ogg Vorbis.
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 +
|- style="background:#F6D155;"
 +
! style="width:100px;" | Name
 +
! style="width:100px;" | License
 +
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 +
! style="width:500px;" | Description
 +
! style="width:100px;" | Forum
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | [[Opus]]
 +
| GPL
 +
| [http://www.opus-codec.org/ here]
 +
| align="left" | Opus is a totally open, royalty-free codec. It is primarily designed for interactive speech and music transmission over the Internet.
 +
| opus [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showforum=71 Forum]
 +
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
! align="left" | qaac
 +
| GPL
 +
| [https://sites.google.com/site/qaacpage/home here]
 +
| align="left" | qaac is a command line AAC/ALAC encoder frontend based on Apple encoder.
 +
| qaac.AAC [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=85135 Forum]
 +
|-
 +
|}
  
In addition, the [[Lancer]] suite — a highly SSE-optimized suite of utilities and libraries — are available at [http://homepage3.nifty.com/blacksword/ this page] ''(in Japanese)''. See [[Lancer#Platform-specific Builds|this section]] for information about the different builds.
 
  
=== Opus ===
+
== Lossless Audio Encoders/decoders ('''Forever''')==
* http://www.opus-codec.org/
+
Lossless Audio is aimed towards '''high quality audio''', also suitable for high quality backups.
* discussion at the [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=96954/ Forum]
+
'''Forever''' Current Trends: '''flac'''
  
===[[Musepack]] (MPC)===
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #F6D155; margin-bottom: 20px;"
* [http://www.musepack.net/index.php?pg=win Download MPC for Windows]
+
|- style="background:#F6D155;"
* [http://www.musepack.net/index.php?pg=lin Download MPC for Linux]
+
! style="width:100px;" | Name
* [http://www.musepack.net/index.php?pg=osx Download MPC for Mac OS X]
+
! style="width:100px;" | License
* [http://www.musepack.net/index.php?pg=src Download MPC source code]
+
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
+
! style="width:500px;" | Description
* [http://forum.musepack.net/showthread.php?t=395 Forum announcement of SV8 release]
+
! style="width:100px;" | Forum
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | [[FLAC]]
 +
| GPL
 +
| [http://xiph.org/flac/index.html here]
 +
| align="left" | FLAC is a lossless audio compression.
 +
| flac [https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/board,67.0.html Forum]
 +
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
! align="left" | [[Monkey's Audio]]
 +
|
 +
| [https://www.monkeysaudio.com/ here]
 +
| align="left" | Monkey's Audio is a lossless audio compression. also Monkey's Audio has a nice GUI converter, ideal for converting (.WAV to .APE)
 +
|
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | [[WavPack]]
 +
| GPL
 +
| [http://www.wavpack.com/ here]
 +
| align="left" | WavPack is a hybrid lossless wavefile compressor.
 +
| WavPack [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showforum=68 Forum]
 +
|-
 +
|}
  
===[[FLAC]]===
+
*Flac Builds (Windows)
* CoolEdit / Adobe Audition Filter supporting FLAC: [http://www.vuplayer.com/other.php download here]
+
Looking for Windows Builds, Options available to you : *Developer Site, *Git, *[http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/ Hydrogenaudio Forum], *[http://www.rarewares.org/ Rarewares]
* Various FLAC-related utilities (incl. ReplayGain utility): [http://flac.sourceforge.net/download.html FLAC's SourceForge Download page]
+
  
 
==Transcoders==
 
==Transcoders==
 
''Note: Although these tools may convert from one encoding to another, please remember that [[transcoding]] to any [[lossy]] encoding <u>will</u> result in a degraded quality.''
 
''Note: Although these tools may convert from one encoding to another, please remember that [[transcoding]] to any [[lossy]] encoding <u>will</u> result in a degraded quality.''
* BeSweet: http://besweet.notrace.dk/
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #55B4B0; margin-bottom: 20px;"
* [[fre:ac ]]
+
|- style="background:#55B4B0;"
* dBpowerAMP Music Converter (dMC): http://www.dbpoweramp.com/dmc.htm
+
! style="width:150px;" | Name
* [[foobar2000]] - foobar2000 Free Encoder Pack http://www.foobar2000.org/encoderpack
+
! style="width:100px;" | License
* MediaCoder: http://www.mediacoderhq.com/
+
! style="width:100px;" | Website
* [[Winamp]]
+
! style="width:270px;" | Description
* WinLAME: http://winlame.sourceforge.net/
+
| style="width:100px;" | Forum
 +
|- 
 +
! align="left" | dBpowerAMP
 +
| Shareware
 +
| [http://www.dbpoweramp.com/dmc.htm here]
 +
| align="left" | dBpoweramp Music Converter
 +
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
! align="left" | [[foobar2000]]
 +
| Freeware
 +
| [http://www.foobar2000.org/encoderpack here]
 +
| align="left" | Free Encoder Pack for foobar2000.
 +
|[https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,108593.msg934566/topicseen.html#new Forum]
 +
|- 
 +
! align="left" | [[fre:ac ]]
 +
| GPL
 +
| [http://www.freac.org/ here]
 +
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
! align="left" | ferocious
 +
| free
 +
| [https://github.com/jniemann66/ferocious here]
 +
|
 +
| [https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,111777.msg921198.html Forum]
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | BatchEncoder
 +
| MIT license
 +
| [https://github.com/wieslawsoltes/BatchEncoder here]  
 +
|
 +
| [https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,50822/topicseen.html Forum]  
 +
|-style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
 +
! align="left" |  WinLAME
 +
| GPL
 +
| [http://winlame.sourceforge.net/ here]
 +
|
 +
|
 +
|-
 +
! align="left" | LossyFlacGUI
 +
|
 +
| [https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,113178.0.html here]
 +
| align="left" | Optimize flac Audio file.
 +
| [https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,113178.0.html Forum]
 +
|}
  
 
==Processing utilities==
 
==Processing utilities==
 
===Windows===
 
===Windows===
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|- style="background:#ccccff;"
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|- style="background:#00A1F1;"
 
! style="width:120px;" | Name
 
! style="width:120px;" | Name
 
! style="width:100px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | License
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
 
! style="width:100px;" | Website
! style="width:400px;" | Description
+
! style="width:500px;" | Description
|- style="background-color: #eeeeee;"
+
|-
 
! align="left" | [[lossyWAV]]
 
! align="left" | [[lossyWAV]]
 
| GPL
 
| GPL
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|}
 
|}
  
==Drivers==
+
==File Archiver - Plugins==
===ASPI===
+
===Windows===
* Ahead Nero ASPI Driver: [ftp://ftp6.nero.com/wnaspi32.dll download]
+
{| border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" style="text-align:center; border:2px solid #00A1F1; margin-bottom: 20px;"
* Adaptec Windows ASPI Package: [http://www.adaptec.com/en-us/support/_eol/scsi_sw/aspi-4.70/ official website]
+
|- style="background:#00A1F1;"
* ForceASPI [http://radified.com/ASPI/forceaspi.htm radified.com]
+
! style="width:120px;" | Name
* ASPI4all [http://www.cdr-zone.com/software/aspi_layers/aspi4all.html CDR-Zone.COM]
+
! style="width:100px;" | License
* FrogAspi [http://www.frogaspi.org/ official website]
+
! style="width:100px;" | Website
* VOB ASAPI Driver 1.3: [http://www.rarewares.org/files/ASAPI.exe download]
+
! style="width:500px;" | Description
 
+
|-
===Sound===
+
! align="left" | WavPack7z
* ALSA Project [http://www.alsa-project.org/ official website]
+
|
* kX Project [http://kxproject.lugosoft.com/ official website]
+
| [http://www.tc4shell.com/en/7zip/wavpack7z/ here]
 
+
| align="left" | WavPack7z is a plugin for the popular 7-Zip archiver. It allows you to pack uncompressed PCM audio data using the highly efficient WavPack compression algorithm.
==Links==
+
discussion in the [https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,117037.0.html forum]
* [http://www.rarewares.org/ RareWares]
+
|}
 
+
  
 
[[Category:Software]]
 
[[Category:Software]]

Latest revision as of 12:42, 17 February 2020

All programs mentioned anywhere in the wiki can be downloaded here. See also the Software Category article for more software not listed here.

CD Rippers[edit]

Windows[edit]

Name License Website Description
CUERipper GPL here A secure ripper for Windows that includes Accurate Stream functionality. Forum
dBpoweramp commercial here A secure ripper for Windows that includes Accurate Stream functionality.
EAC Free here A secure ripper for Windows, C2 error pointers, Accurate Stream, etc.
fre:ac GPL here

fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various popular formats and encoders. Plus supports the CDDB/freedb online CD database which allows you query song information.

Mac OS X[edit]

Name License Website Description
Max GPL here A secure ripper for OS X that uses additional cdparanoia functionality
XLD GPL here X Lossless Decoder(XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files. The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding. Can convert between many lossless and lossy formats. Plugin oriented design, for easy exchange for new encoders.

Linux[edit]

Name License Website Description
abcde GPL here A command-line based ripper with cdparanoia functionality
cdparanoia BSD, GPL here One of the first secure standalone rippers for the Linux platform
Grip GPL here An open-source Gnome interface ripper that uses cdparanoia functionality
Rubyripper GPL here A secure ripper for Linux that uses additional cdparanoia functionality
Whipper GPL here A secure ripper for the Linux command-line built on cdparanoia

CD/DVD Writers[edit]

Windows[edit]

Name Unicode License Website Description
Burrrn (CDA only) N Free
CDBurnerXP Free here
DeepBurner N GPL here
InfraRecorder N GPL here

Mac OS X[edit]

Name Unicode License Website Description
DVD-Audio Tools Y GPL here Open-source DVD-Audio authoring application
FireStarter FX N Free here Free OS X Cocoa CD writing application
X-CD-Roast N Free here New OS X port of this Linux CD writing application
Burn N Free here Versatile CD/DVD authoring application

Linux[edit]

Name Unicode License Website Description
CDRDAO N GPL here Cdrdao records audio or data CD-Rs in disk-at-once (DAO) mode
DVD-Audio Tools Y GPL here Open-source DVD-Audio authoring application
GnomeBaker N GPL here Popular open-source Gnome interface CD/DVD writing application
K3b N GPL here Popular open-source KDE CD writing application for Linux platform
X-CD-Roast Y GPL here New open-source Gnome interface CD/DVD writing application
Brasero N GPL here Brasero is a application to burn CD/DVD for the Gnome Desktop.(Gnome Default)

Multimedia Players[edit]

Windows[edit]

Name License Website Description
foobar2000 Free, BSD here Advanced tagging, plugin capabilities, and kernel streaming support
MediaMonkey Free, Shareware here Supports many Winamp plugins
VUplayer Free here Supports many popular digital audio codecs and MOD tracker formats
Winamp Free, Shareware here Popular audio player for Windows
VLC LGPL here VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
MusicBee Free, here The Ultimate Music Manager and Player, MusicBee supports podcasts, web radio stations and SoundCloud integration.

Players / Source code[edit]

Name License Website Description
MusikCube BSD here Supports dynamic playlists and advanced SQL capabilities


Mac OS X[edit]

Name License Website Description
foobar2000 Free here Most of the features implemented are known to work reasonably well.
VOX Free here Mac Music Player for Hi-Res music through the popular sources.
Cog GPL here An open-source digital audio player for OS X.
Play GPL here Play is an application for playing and managing audio files.
VLC LGPL here VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

Linux[edit]

Name License Website Description
Amarok GPL here Popular open-source KDE audio player similiar to Foobar2000
Audacious OSD here Audacious is an open source audio player
Clementine GPL here Cross platform media player, a port of Amarok 1.4 to the Qt 4 and GStreamer framework, can be controlled with a Wii remote
DeaDBeeF GPL here Lightweight music player for Linux, GUI similar to Foobar2000
Rhythmbox GPL here GNOME music player
VLC LGPL here VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats as well as DVDs, |Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
XMMS GPL here Popular open-source audio player similiar to Winamp

command-line(Shell) players[edit]

Name License Website Description
mpg123 LGPL here mpg123 is a real time MPEG audio player/decoder
mplayer for windows GPL v2 here MPlayer is a free and open source media player.
mpv GPL v2 here mpv is a free (as in freedom) media player for the command line. It supports a wide variety of media file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. also mpv comes with easy user interface. supported platforms Windows, Linux, Mac.

Tagging Utilities[edit]

Windows[edit]

Name License Website Description
MP3 Book Helper Free here Tags ID3v1, ID3v2.3, and Vorbis comments. Features: FreeDB, unicode, guessing and matching, and supporting PAR, SFV, SV, and NFO generation.
MP3tag Free here Tags all files supporting ID3, APEv2, and Vorbis Comments, not only MP3s
Tag & Rename Shareware here
TagScanner Free here Tag editor with built-in audio player.
WMP Tag Plus 2.0 Free here Software to integrate other tag format than ID3 into Microsoft Windows Media Player 11.

Mac OS X[edit]

Name License Website Description
Tag GPL here An open-source tagging application for OS X

Linux[edit]

Name License Website Description
Beets MIT here Cross-platform open source tagging application written in Python, CLI only. Uses the Musicbrainz and Mutagen libraries, still in beta. Mostly automatic, minimal user input required. Many features and plugins. (Read the documentation)
EasyTAG GPL here Gnome tagging utility
Puddletag GPLv3 here Puddletag is a Linux audio tag editor similar to Mp3tag


Lossy Audio Encoders/Decoders (Classic)[edit]

Lossy audio main focus is to shrink large files to small, lossy is ideal for internet transport and on the go device (Mobile Phone / Players). Classic Current Trends : MP3 (Lame)'

Name License Website Description Forum
MP3 GPL here LAME is a lossy audio compression.
Ogg Vorbis GPL here Ogg Vorbis is a lossy audio compression.
Musepack GPL here Musepack is a lossy audio compression.
  • Lame/Ogg Builds (Windows)

Looking for Windows Builds, Options available to you : *Developer Site, *Git, *Hydrogenaudio Forum, *Rarewares

In addition, the Lancer suite — a highly SSE-optimized suite of utilities and libraries — are available at this page (in Japanese). See this section for information about the different builds.


Lossy Audio Encoders/Decoders (Future)[edit]

Lossy audio main focus is to shrink large files to small, lossy is ideal for internet transport and on the go device (Mobile Phone / Portable Players). Future Current Trends : AAC (qaac), 'Opus-codec.

Name License Website Description Forum
Opus GPL here Opus is a totally open, royalty-free codec. It is primarily designed for interactive speech and music transmission over the Internet. opus Forum
qaac GPL here qaac is a command line AAC/ALAC encoder frontend based on Apple encoder. qaac.AAC Forum


Lossless Audio Encoders/decoders (Forever)[edit]

Lossless Audio is aimed towards high quality audio, also suitable for high quality backups. Forever Current Trends: flac

Name License Website Description Forum
FLAC GPL here FLAC is a lossless audio compression. flac Forum
Monkey's Audio here Monkey's Audio is a lossless audio compression. also Monkey's Audio has a nice GUI converter, ideal for converting (.WAV to .APE)
WavPack GPL here WavPack is a hybrid lossless wavefile compressor. WavPack Forum
  • Flac Builds (Windows)

Looking for Windows Builds, Options available to you : *Developer Site, *Git, *Hydrogenaudio Forum, *Rarewares

Transcoders[edit]

Note: Although these tools may convert from one encoding to another, please remember that transcoding to any lossy encoding will result in a degraded quality.

Name License Website Description Forum
dBpowerAMP Shareware here dBpoweramp Music Converter
foobar2000 Freeware here Free Encoder Pack for foobar2000. Forum
fre:ac GPL here
ferocious free here Forum
BatchEncoder MIT license here Forum
WinLAME GPL here
LossyFlacGUI here Optimize flac Audio file. Forum

Processing utilities[edit]

Windows[edit]

Name License Website Description
lossyWAV GPL here lossyWAV is a lossy pre-processor for PCM (uncompressed) WAV files. It reduces bit depth of the input signal, which, when used in conjunction with certain lossless codecs, reduces the bitrate of the encoded file significantly.

File Archiver - Plugins[edit]

Windows[edit]

Name License Website Description
WavPack7z here WavPack7z is a plugin for the popular 7-Zip archiver. It allows you to pack uncompressed PCM audio data using the highly efficient WavPack compression algorithm.

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