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In the world of the open source you can find great applications that could help you to save a lot of money. Many people think that the open source applications are low quality but the true is really different.

I use many open source programs in my daily work and believe me that many of them are better and give more than the licenses software.

So here you have a list of great open source software in many categories.

  • Audacity
    • Is a free cross platform for recording and editing sounds
  • CDex
    • Is a CD-Ripper, extracting digital audio data from an Audio CD.
  • Mp3Splt
    • Is a cross-platform utility to split mp3 and Ogg files selecting a begin and an end time position.
  • Mixx
    • Is an cross-platform, open source DJ tool designed for both professional and amateur DJs alike.
  • AudioBook Cutter
    • Is an easy-to-use tool which splits large MP3 files into smaller ones without re-encoding. The split points are determined automatically based on silence detection.
  • Mp3Gain
    • Is an open source cross-platform software to analyze MP3 files so that they have the same perceived volume.
  • Tactile12000
    • Is a 3-D, interactive simulation of a DJ setup - two turntables and a mixer. You can cross fade, backspin, and speed up and slow down music, including full-length WAVE and MP3 songs, on your computer. It is a cross-platform application for both Windows and Macintosh.
  • BoncEnk
    • Is a CD ripper, audio encoder and converter for various formats. It can produce MP3, MP4/M4A, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Bonk and FLAC files.
  • CD-DA X-Tractor
    • Is a CD ripper for 32-bit Windows platforms. It features intelligent jitter correction, internet CDDB support, on-the-fly MP3 encoding via BladeEnc or Lame_enc.
  • Ogg Vorbis
    • Ogg Vorbis is a professional audio encoding and streaming technology with all the benefits of Open Source.
  • Musepack
    • Is an audio compression format with a strong emphasis on high quality.
  • LAME
    • Is considered the best MP3 encoder at mid-high bitrates and at VBR
  • AudioCoding
    • Free MPEG-4 audio codecs
  • Mp3Wrap
    • Free independent alternative to AlbumWrap.
  • Alba Extractor
    • This tool wraps a set of mp3 files into a single mp3 album, for ease of sharing on WinMx,
      NapShare and similar programs.
  • PeerCast
    • Simple, free way to listen to radio and watch video on the Internet. It uses P2P technology to let anyone become a broadcaster without the costs of traditional streaming.
  • GNUMP3d
    • A streaming server for MP3s, OGG Vorbis files, movies and other media formats.
  • Mp3 Tag Tools
    • Free ID3 Tag Editing tool for Windows.
  • MusicBrainz Tagger
    • Is a community music meta database that attempts to create a comprehensive music information site.
  • GramoFile
    • Is a computer program, running under the Linux operating system (and some other UNIX-like OSses and even DOS/Windows now!), with the main goal of putting the sound of for example gramophone records on CDs.
  • FFmpeg
    • A complete solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.
  • JAZZ++
    • A full featured, audio capable midi sequencer for Linux and Windows.
  • Mixere
    • A free, open-source application for mixing audio files. It runs on Windows NT/2000/XP, and supports WAV, AIFF, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Flac, and Mod audio files.
  • Open Sound World
    • Is a scalable, extensible programming environment that allows musicians, sound designers and researchers to process sound in response to expressive real-time control.
  • split3pm
    • Is a tool to extract music segments from a larger MP3 file. For example, you might have a long radio capture in MP3 format and you want to cut out a piece of music from it.

In the next days you can find more lists of open source applications.

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