Monday, September 29, 2008

Music in Ubuntu Linux : Best Audio Tools for Ubuntu Linux

Play and Manage Music in Linux
Rhythmbox is a music software originally inspired by Apple's iTunes. It is based on the powerful GStreamer media framework. It included in the default installation of ubuntu. Play, rip, and burn audio CDs, Display audio visualizations.

Audacious is a lightweight audio player with a WinAmp/XMMS-like skin type GUI. It supports popular audio formats. Spectrum analyzer, Oscilloscope and voiceprint visualizations are built in.

Amarok is an audio player for KDE offering lot of features

Banshee is music playback and management software for Gnome. It can use to Listen internet radio with the ability to add custom stations. Rip CDs, Burn CDs, either as MP3s or as conventional audio CDs

Editing and Recording Music in Linux
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editing and recording software. It is sourceforge award winning Software. It Record from microphone, line input, or other sources. Dub over existing tracks to create multi-track recordings. 16 channels can record at once (need multi-channel hardware). Level meters can monitor volume levels. Easy editing with Cut, Copy, Paste, and Delete. Edit and mix an unlimited number of tracks. Change the pitch without altering the tempo, can remove hiss, hum and other noices, built in effects includes Echo,Phaser,Wahwah,Reverse. Record and edit 16-bit, 24-bit, and 32-bit samples.


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Abdul Muneer said...

You left out Exaile and Songbird.
Songbird flies way above all other music players including Banshee and Amarok. Get the source code from Songbird site or download through apt from . you will have to add getdeb repository information in your package source list. Guidelines are there in getdeb site.