Ashampoo Music Studio 7 is your one-stop music center
August 29, 2017 – 11:49 | No Comment
Ashampoo Music Studio 7 is your one-stop music center

They say everyone has a book in them. Using this theory, everyone should have a song, too. But, it’s not as easy to create a track from scratch. You can lay down a beat, but …

How to increase your laptop volume above 100%
April 29, 2017 – 04:36 | Comments Off on How to increase your laptop volume above 100%
How to increase your laptop volume above 100%

Laptop speakers can often be underpowered, and if you’re on the move it might not always be convenient to connect external speakers, or headphones.
Another option is to install specialist audio processing software to amplify your …

Wavosaur 1.3 released
February 26, 2017 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Wavosaur 1.3 released
Wavosaur 1.3 released

Quirky audio editor Wavosaur (32-bit) has hit version 1.3 with some major additions and extensions.
New “Wavosaur Widgets” are small dockable windows which display real-time scopes, stereo balance and other charts and measurements.

HandBrake 1.0.0 released
December 25, 2016 – 17:11 | Comments Off on HandBrake 1.0.0 released
HandBrake 1.0.0 released

Veteran video transcoder HandBrake has finally hit version 1.0.0, more than 13 years after development began.
The most obvious change is in the pile of new presets. Whether you’re after a quick general-purpose option (HQ 720p30 …

Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations
November 14, 2016 – 08:34 | Comments Off on Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations
Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations

Google Play Music (Android, iOS) is being revamped to deliver more intelligent context-sensitive playlists and recommendations.
The system now takes account of your location, what you’re likely to be doing and why you might be listening …

Generate soothing ambient soundscapes with Halotea Free
November 12, 2016 – 13:05 | Comments Off on Generate soothing ambient soundscapes with Halotea Free
Generate soothing ambient soundscapes with Halotea Free

If you like some background noise while working on your PC then it can be tempting to play music, stream video, maybe just turn on the TV. But that can be distracting, and you might …

Nero 2017 adds HEVC support, 4K templates/ effects, 256-bit encryption
October 5, 2016 – 18:03 | Comments Off on Nero 2017 adds HEVC support, 4K templates/ effects, 256-bit encryption
Nero 2017 adds HEVC support, 4K templates/ effects, 256-bit encryption

Nero AG has unveiled its 2017 multimedia range, including Nero 2017 Platinum ($129.95), Nero 2017 Classic ($99.95), Nero Burning ROM 2017 ($49.95) and Nero Video 2017 ($49.95).
Top-of-the-range Nero 2017 Platinum gets support for playing, editing …

DarkAudacity gives Audacity’s classic audio editor a UI update
August 26, 2016 – 14:59 | Comments Off on DarkAudacity gives Audacity’s classic audio editor a UI update
DarkAudacity gives Audacity’s classic audio editor a UI update

DarkAudacity, a mildly redesigned branch of the classic open-source audio editor Audacity, has been released for Windows.
The package has no big technical changes or enhancements, and instead focuses on revamping the interface to simplify operations …

Audio editor Wavosaur gets first update since 2013
August 13, 2016 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Audio editor Wavosaur gets first update since 2013
Audio editor Wavosaur gets first update since 2013

Windows audio editor Wavosaur (and 64-bit edition) has just been updated to version 1.2, its first release for almost three years.
One handy new feature is real-time spectrum analysis. Click Tools > Spectrum Analysis, Display > …

VLC for Android 2.0 merges Android TV and mobile builds together, offers network disk browsing and performance improvements
June 22, 2016 – 11:33 | Comments Off on VLC for Android 2.0 merges Android TV and mobile builds together, offers network disk browsing and performance improvements
VLC for Android 2.0 merges Android TV and mobile builds together, offers network disk browsing and performance improvements

VideoLAN has unveiled VLC for Android 2.0, a major new version of its mobile video and audio player. The app is renowned for being able to play most multimedia files as well as many streaming …

View and edit music file tags with AudioShell
June 13, 2016 – 05:47 | Comments Off on View and edit music file tags with AudioShell
View and edit music file tags with AudioShell

AudioShell is a Windows Explorer extension which enables viewing and editing of ID3 and other tags.
You may be able to do some of this already, depending on your Windows version and other software you might …