Wave Editor » Free Sound Editor

Posted on September 4, 2011. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, MP3, Music, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wave Editor “a fast and easy digital audio editing software for Windows. It provides powerful and user-friendly editing environment which suits beginners especially and perform basic editing capabilities like: cut, copy, paste and delete parts of recording.

Unlike the other sound editors based on the same ActiveX engine, our editor developed from the ground up to be easy in use and fast. The user interface was designed with speed, accuracy and ease of use in mind.

Key feature of Wave Editor is a simple selection of audio blocks during playback. Non-destructive editing allows you to make simulated changes to an audio track without overwriting the original file.”
“Formats: MP3, WMA, WAV (PCM, ADPCM, GSM61, DSP, A-LAW, U-LAW and more…).”

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Foobar 2000 isn’t what it sounds like

Posted on June 8, 2008. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, MP3, Music, Sound | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lifehacker has instructions on how to customize the freeware media player Foobar 2000 to suit your own tastes.  This might be the answer you’ve been seeking instead of iTunes or Windows Media Player.

Foobar 2000 is an advanced freeware audio player:


  • Audio formats supported natively: MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPC, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC / Ogg FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, AU, SND, CDDA, WMA.
  • More audio formats supported through optional components, official or third-party.
  • Full unicode support.
  • Customizable user interface layout (new in version 0.9.5). View screenshots…
  • Advanced tagging capabilities.
  • Support for ripping Audio CDs as well as transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component. Read more…
  • ReplayGain support – both playback and calculation.
  • Customizable keyboard shortcuts.
  • Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.

The Lifehacker instructions include some favorite add-ons for the program to customize it and add functions.

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MediaCoder to convert audio and video files

Posted on April 22, 2008. Filed under: File conversion, Files, Sound, Utilities, Video | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MediaCoder is a free universal batch media transcoder, which nicely integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools into an all-in-one solution. With a flexible and extendable architecture, new codecs and tools are added in constantly as well as supports for new devices. MediaCoder intends to be the swiss army knife for media transcoding in all time…”

Features In Brief

  • Convert to and from many audio and video compression formats and re-multiplex into various container formats in batches
  • Full control over transcoding parameters, you can learn about audio/video encoding and play with various codecs
  • Strong decoding capability for partial or corrupted contents
  • Simplified UI for popular mobile devices (e.g. PSP, iPhone/iPod)
  • Fully standalone, no dependance on system codecs/splitters
  • Extension (scripting language) infrastructure to expand user interfaces and improve user experience

Typical Applications

  • Improving compression / reducing size for audio/video files
  • Converting for audio/video playback devices (digital audio player, MP4 player, mobile phone, PDA, PSP, VCD/DVD player etc.)
  • Extracting audio tracks from video files
  • Ripping audio/video discs
  • Reparing corrupted or partial downloaded video files
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Posted on December 4, 2007. Filed under: compatibility, Hardware, MP3, Music, Related Hardware, Sound | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MP3, WMA, other music file players – some are compatible with certain devices, services, files, while others are not. Find what you can use with which software and hardware at PlaysForSure.com and avoid buying or using the wrong ones together.

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