Disc Jockey Tools - Software for both professional and amateur DJs. If you’re starting out as a DJ, you’ll probably want to try free software, as proprietary solutions can be very expensive. Fortunately, Linux has some useful software for music production.
Pandora Radio Clients - Pandora Internet Radio is a music streaming automated music recommendation service.
Synthesizers - A software synthesizer, also known as a softsynth, is computer software which creates digital audio. Create a known or unknown, common or unusual sound experience.
Podcast Tools - A podcast is a form of digital media consisting of an episodic program downloaded or streamed over the Internet using an XML protocol called RSS.
Graphical MPD Clients - GUIs for controlling a powerful server-side music application. MPD runs in the background playing music from its playlist. Client programs communicate with MPD to manipulate playback, the playlist, and the database.
Web-Based MPD Clients - Web apps for controlling a powerful server-side music application. MPD runs in the background playing music from its playlist. Client programs communicate with MPD to manipulate playback, the playlist, and the database.
Music Tag Editors - A tag editor (or tagger) is an application which allows users to edit metadata of multimedia files. Metadata is the data about the audio data. It lets information about the audio file such as the title, artist, conductor, album, track length, lyrics, embedded images, and other information be stored in the audio file itself.
Scorewriters - Open source alternatives to Sibelius and Finale. A scorewriter (often known as notation software or music notation processor) is software used with a computer for creating, editing and printing sheet music.
Console Based Multimedia - There is a wide range of console based software which performs the same or similar functions to their graphical equivalents.
Guitar Tools - Applications that are targeted at guitarists. Whether you are a causal strummer, or can give a virtuoso performance with beautiful chord embellishments in the style of Bobby Jo or Jimi Hendrix, there should be something of interest here for anyone interested in guitar music.
Speech Tools - Speech synthesizers, speech recognition software, speech recognition engines, and speech analysis are explored.
Speech Recognition Tools - These toolkits are meant to be the foundation to build a speech recognition engine. We rate 10 free speech recognition tools.
Music Servers - Turn your Linux box into a music server, distributing digital tracks over a network. A home computer makes an ideal appliance to store and stream music.