Extract and convert almost any audio format with TAudioConverter
July 29, 2013 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Extract and convert almost any audio format with TAudioConverter
Extract and convert almost any audio format with TAudioConverter

Most PC users will occasionally need to convert audio files from one format to another, and for this most part this is quite straightforward. If, say, you have a few WMA’s which you need to …

Play back 480+ audio formats with BZR Player
July 23, 2013 – 17:51 | Comments Off on Play back 480+ audio formats with BZR Player
Play back 480+ audio formats with BZR Player

The PC world is packed with audio players of every type, which makes it difficult for smaller contenders to stand out from the crowd. Andreas Argirakis has done better than most with his BZR Player, …

Freemake Music Box 1.0 promises access to a free and legal jukebox of over 42 million songs
June 24, 2013 – 08:06 | Comments Off on Freemake Music Box 1.0 promises access to a free and legal jukebox of over 42 million songs
Freemake Music Box 1.0 promises access to a free and legal jukebox of over 42 million songs

Ellora Assets Corporation has released Freemake Music Box 1.0, the first stable release of its universal audio and streaming music player. Described as a “jukebox [that] plays back, finds and streams your favourite songs in …

Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support
June 20, 2013 – 13:08 | Comments Off on Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support
Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support

Winamp 5.64 and its more fully functional, paid-for sibling, Winamp Pro 5.64 have been released, with a couple of new features joined by a myriad of improvements and bug fixes.
The latest minor update to Nullsoft’s …

AV Audio Editor is a quick and easy way to tweak your music files
June 11, 2013 – 09:48 | Comments Off on AV Audio Editor is a quick and easy way to tweak your music files
AV Audio Editor is a quick and easy way to tweak your music files

What makes a good audio editor? Many developers seem to think it’s all down to the length of the feature list, and so they’ll try to cram in just as much functionality as they …

VLC Media Player 2.0.7 squashes more bugs, updates language support
June 10, 2013 – 08:33 | Comments Off on VLC Media Player 2.0.7 squashes more bugs, updates language support
VLC Media Player 2.0.7 squashes more bugs, updates language support

The VideoLAN Organization has released VLC Media Player 2.0.7, a minor refresh of its popular open-source video player and streamer. VLC 2.0.7, which is also available for Windows users as VLC Media Player 2.0.7 (64-bit) …

VLC Media Player 2.0.6 ships with multiple bug fixes and improvements
April 12, 2013 – 10:03 | Comments Off on VLC Media Player 2.0.6 ships with multiple bug fixes and improvements
VLC Media Player 2.0.6 ships with multiple bug fixes and improvements

Popular cross-platform, open-source VLC Media Player 2.0.6 has been released, focussing on fixing a number of regressions introduced in previous builds since its initial 2.0 release. The update also adds support for Matroska v4 files, …

Access Your Music in the Cloud with Google Play Music Manager
April 4, 2013 – 15:42 | Comments Off on Access Your Music in the Cloud with Google Play Music Manager
Access Your Music in the Cloud with Google Play Music Manager

The cloud is now used for many things, from simply storing documents, to create and editing files online. Google Play, in addition to many other things, offers a place to store up to 20,000 tracks …

Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling
January 22, 2013 – 10:20 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling
Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling

Popular open-source, cross-platform sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.0.3 has been released. Despite the minor revision number, the new update boasts several key new features, including a new resampling library, tweaked Time Tracks …

Resonic: a fast, easy-to-use new music player
January 2, 2013 – 13:02 | Comments Off on Resonic: a fast, easy-to-use new music player
Resonic: a fast, easy-to-use new music player

The PC market for audio players is a little on the crowded side, with free tools to do just about anything you want, so it’s not exactly easy for new programs to make an impression. …

Media Player Classic – BE: a very promising media player
December 31, 2012 – 10:43 | Comments Off on Media Player Classic – BE: a very promising media player
Media Player Classic – BE: a very promising media player

If you’ve ever explored the world of Windows video players then you’ll almost certainly have come across Media Player Classic (compact, easy to use, but a little dated now) and its spin-off Home Cinema project …