The media-sound category contains sound, music and audio applications.

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a2jmidid Daemon for exposing legacy ALSA sequencer applications in JACK MIDI system
abcde Command line CD encoder
abcm2ps Program to convert abc files to Postscript files
abcmidi Programs for processing ABC music notation files
aeolus A synthesised pipe organ emulator
alac_decoder Basic decoder for Apple Lossless Audio Codec files (ALAC)
alsa-tools Advanced Linux Sound Architecture tools
alsa-utils Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Utils (alsactl, alsamixer, etc.)
alsamixer-app simple alsa mixer dockapp
alsamixergui FLTK based amixer Frontend
alsaplayer A heavily multi-threaded pluggable audio player
amsynth Virtual analogue synthesizer
apetag Command-line ape 2.0 tagger
apulse PulseAudio emulation for ALSA
aqualung Music player for a wide range of formats designed for gapless playback
ardour Digital Audio Workstation
ario GTK client for MPD inspired by Rhythmbox but much lighter and faster
aseqview ALSA sequencer event viewer/filter
asunder Graphical Audio CD ripper and encoder with support for many output formats
aucdtect Commandline FLAC CDDA authenticity verifier
audacious Lightweight and versatile audio player
audacity Free crossplatform audio editor
audex Tool for ripping compact discs
audicle A Context-sensitive, On-the-fly Audio Programming Environ/mentality
audiocompress Very gentle 1-band dynamic range compressor
audiotag Command-line tool for mass tagging/renaming of audio files
audiotools A collection of command line audio tools
aumix Aumix volume/mixer control program
awesfx AWE32 Sound Driver Utility Programs
aylet Aylet plays music files in the .ay format
baudline A time-frequency browser designed for visualization of spectral domains
beets Media library management system for obsessive-compulsive music geeks
bempc Qt5 MPD client with experimental UI
bitmeter Diagnosis tool for JACK audio software
bladeenc An mp3 encoder
bluez-alsa Bluetooth Audio ALSA Backend
bplay No-frills command-line buffered player and recorder
bpmdetect Automatic BPM detection utility
bristol Synthesizer keyboard emulation package: Moog, Hammond and others
brutefir Software convolution engine for applying long FIR filters
cadence Collection of tools useful for audio production
cantata Featureful and configurable Qt client for the music player daemon (MPD)
cd-discid returns the disc id for the cd in the cd-rom drive
cdcd a simple yet powerful command line cd player
cdparanoia An advanced CDDA reader with error correction
cdplay A commandline CD Player
cdstatus Tool for diagnosing cdrom drive and digital data (audio) extraction
cdtool collection of command-line utilities to control cdrom devices
chordii A guitar music typesetter
chuck Strongly-timed, concurrent, and on-the-fly audio programming language
clementine Modern music player and library organizer based on Amarok 1.4 and Qt
cmix command line audio mixer
cmus Ncurses based music player with plugin support for many formats
cmusfm scrobbler for cmus music player
codecgraph Generates a graph based on the ALSA description of an HD Audio codec
combine_wave sync up 2 audio ch. and/or combine 2 mono audio ch. into one stereo wave ch
coquillo GUI audio tagger based on Qt and taglib
cplay A Curses front-end for various audio players
csound Sound design and signal processing system for composition and performance
cvoicecontrol Console based speech recognition system
dagrab fixed point cd ripper
darkice A live audio streamer
darksnow Streaming GTK+ Front-End based on Darkice Ice Streamer
daudio Distributed audio on the local network
dbmeasure ALSA Volume Control Attenuation Measurement Tool
dcadec DTS Coherent Acoustics decoder with support for HD extensions
dcaenc DTS Coherent Acoustics audio encoder
dcd A simple command-line based CD Player
declick Dynamic digital declicker for audio sample files
deinvert A voice inversion descrambler
denemo A music notation editor
din a software musical instrument and audio synthesizer
dir2ogg Converts mp3, m4a, wma, and wav files to Ogg Vorbis format
drumstick Qt/C++ wrapper for ALSA sequencer
dvda-author Author a DVD-Audio DVD
easytag GTK+ utility for editing MP2, MP3, MP4, FLAC, Ogg and other media tags
ecasound a package for multitrack audio processing
edna Greg Stein's python streaming audio server for desktop or LAN use
elisa Simple music player by KDE
entagged-tageditor Open-source audiofile tagger
erec Shared audio recording server
exaile GTK+ based media player aiming to be similar to Amarok
ezstream A command line source client for Icecast media streaming servers
fapg Fast Audio Playlist Generator
flac-image Utility for adding image files (e.g. album cover art) to metadata of FLAC files
flac123 console app for playing FLAC audio files
flack edit FLAC tags from command line
flacon Extracts audio tracks from an audio CD image to separate tracks
flake An alternative to the FLAC reference encoder
fluid-soundfont The Fluid R3 soundfont
fluidsynth Software real-time synthesizer based on the Soundfont 2 specifications
fmdrv Console mode MIDI player with builtin userland OPL2 driver
fmit Free Music Instrument Tuner
fmtools A collection of programs for controlling v4l radio card drivers
freebirth Free software bass synthesizer step sequencer
frescobaldi A LilyPond sheet music text editor
galan gAlan - Graphical Audio Language
gbsplay Nintendo Gameboy sound player for GBS format
gigedit An instrument editor for gig files
gimmix a graphical music player daemon (MPD) client using GTK+2
glurp Glurp is a GTK2 based graphical client for the Music Player Daemon
gmorgan Opensource software rhythm station
gmpc A GTK+2 client for the Music Player Daemon
gmtp A simple MTP client for MP3 players
gmusicbrowser An open-source jukebox for large collections of mp3/ogg/flac files
gnomad A GTK+ music manager and swiss army knife for the Portable Digital Entertainment (PDE) protocol
gnome-music Music management for Gnome
gnome-sound-recorder Simple sound recorder
gnump3d A streaming server for MP3, OGG vorbis and other streamable files
gogglesmm Fast and light music player
gom Console Mixer Program for OSS
gpodder A free cross-platform podcast aggregator
gqradio An FM radio tuner app from the people who brought you GQmpeg
gramofile Transfer sound from gramophone records to CD
grip GTK+ based Audio CD Player/Ripper
gsm Lossy speech compression library and tool
gst123 A GStreamer based command line media player
gstreamripper A GTK+ toolkit based frontend for streamripper
gtick Metronome application supporting different meters and speeds ranging
gtkguitune A guitar tuning program that uses Schmitt-triggering for quick feedback
gtklick A simple metronome with an easy-to-use GTK interface
guayadeque Music management program designed for all music enthusiasts
guimup A client for MPD with a clean, GTK interface
guitarix Virtual guitar amplifier for Linux
helm Open source polyphonic software synthesizer with lots of modulation
herrie Herrie is a command line music player
horgand Opensource software organ
hydrogen Advanced drum machine
icecream Extracts and records individual MP3 tracks from shoutcast streams
id3 changes the id3 tag in an mp3 file
id3ed ID3 tag editor for mp3 files
id3ted A Command-line ID3 Tag Editor
id3tool Tool for easy manipulation of the ID3 tags present in MP3 audio files
id3v2 A command line editor for id3v2 tags
jaaa JACK and ALSA Audio Analyser is an audio signal generator and spectrum analyser
jack A frontend for several cd-rippers and mp3 encoders
jack-audio-connection-kit A low-latency audio server
jack-keyboard A virtual MIDI keyboard for JACK MIDI
jack-rack JACK Rack is an effects rack for the JACK low latency audio API
jack-smf-utils Utilities for MIDI streams and files using Jack MIDI
jack2 Jackdmp jack implemention for multi-processor machine
jack_capture JACK Recording utility
jackbeat An audio sequencer for Linux
jalv Simple but fully featured LV2 host for Jack
jamin JAMin is the JACK Audio Connection Kit (JACK) Audio Mastering interface
justeport Stream audio to your AirPort Express
kid3 Simple tag editor based on Qt
klick An advanced command-line based metronome for JACK
kmetronome MIDI based metronome using ALSA sequencer
lame LAME Ain't an MP3 Encoder
lash LASH Audio Session Handler
lilycomp graphical note entry program for use with LilyPond
lilypond GNU Music Typesetter
lingot Accurate, easy to use, and highly configurable musical instrument tuner
linuxsampler Software audio sampler engine with professional grade features
litestream Litstream is a lightweight and robust shoutcast-compatible streaming mp3 server
lltag Automatic command-line mp3/ogg/flac file tagger and renamer
lmms Cross-platform music production software
lollypop Modern music player for GNOME
loudness-scanner Scans your music files and tags them with loudness information
lxmusic A simple GUI XMMS2 client with minimal functionality
lyvi A simple command-line lyrics viewer
mac Monkey's Audio Codecs
madplay The MAD audio player
mangler Open source VOIP client capable of connecting to Ventrilo 3.x servers
marrie A simple podcast client that runs on the Command Line Interface
mcdp A very small console cd player
meterbridge Software meterbridge for the UNIX based JACK audio system
mhwaveedit GTK+ Sound file editor (wav, and a few others.)
mikmod A console MOD-Player based on libmikmod
milkytracker FastTracker 2 inspired music tracker
mixxx Advanced Digital DJ tool based on Qt
mmix A soundcard mixer for the OSS driver
moc Music On Console - ncurses interface for playing audio files
modplugtools libmodplug based module players modplug123 and modplugplay
moosic Music player that focuses on easy playlist management
mp32ogg A perl script to convert MP3 files to Ogg Vorbis files
mp3_check MP3 consistency checker
mp3asm A command line tool to clean and edit mp3 files
mp3blaster Text console based program for playing audio files
mp3c console based mp3 ripper, with cddb support
mp3cat mp3cat reads and writes MP3 files
mp3check Checks mp3 files for consistency and prints several errors and warnings
mp3diags Qt-based MP3 diagnosis and repair tool
mp3gain A program to analyze and adjust MP3 files to same volume
mp3info An MP3 technical info viewer and ID3 1.x tag editor
mp3report Perl script to create an HTML report of MP3 files in a directory
mp3splt a command line utility to split mp3 and ogg files without decoding
mp3splt-gtk a GTK+ based utility to split mp3 and ogg files without decoding
mp3unicode Commandline utility to convert ID3 tags in mp3 files between different encodings
mp3val Validate and fix MPEG audio files
mp3wrap Command-line utility that wraps multiple mp3 files into one large playable mp3
mpc Commandline client for Music Player Daemon (media-sound/mpd)
mpck Checks MP3s for errors
mpd The Music Player Daemon (mpd)
mpdas AudioScrobbler client for MPD written in C++
mpdscribble An MPD client that submits information to Audioscrobbler
mpfc Music Player For Console
mpg123 a realtime MPEG 1.0/2.0/2.5 audio player for layers 1, 2 and 3
mpg321 A realtime MPEG 1.0/2.0/2.5 audio player for layers 1, 2 and 3
mplay A Curses front-end for mplayer
mps-youtube Terminal-based YouTube player and downloader
mt-daapd A multi-threaded implementation of Apple's DAAP server
multimux combines up to 8 audio mono wave ch. into one big multi ch. wave file
mumble Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software
munt-mt32emu-alsadrv ALSA MIDI driver for emulating the Roland MT-32, CM-32L, CM-64 and LAPC-I
mup Program for printing music scores
murmur Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software
muse Multiple Streaming Engine, an icecast source streamer
musepack-tools Musepack SV8 libraries and utilities
musescore WYSIWYG Music Score Typesetter
music-file-organizer Organizes audio files into directories based on metadata tags, along with other metadata utilities.
musique Qt music player
ncmpc Ncurses client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD)
ncmpcpp featureful ncurses based MPD client inspired by ncmpc
normalize Audio file volume normalizer
ogg2mp3 A perl script to convert Ogg Vorbis files to MP3 files
oggtst A tool for calculating ogg-vorbis playing time
ogmtools Information, extraction or creation for OGG media streams
openmpt123 libopenmpt-based command line player for tracked music files (modules)
opus-tools Royalty-free, highly versatile audio codec
orpheus Command line MP3 player
pamix A PulseAudio NCurses mixer
paprefs PulseAudio Preferences, configuration dialog for PulseAudio
pasystray PulseAudio system tray
patchage Modular patch bay for JACK-based audio and MIDI systems
pavucontrol Pulseaudio Volume Control, GTK based mixer for Pulseaudio
pavucontrol-qt A Pulseaudio mixer in Qt (port of pavucontrol)
pavumeter PulseAudio Volume Meter, simple GTK volume meter for PulseAudio
peercast A client and server for Peercast P2P-radio network
pianobar A console-based replacement for Pandora's flash player
picard A cross-platform music tagger
picoxine Very small xine frontend for playing audio events
pitchtune Precise Instrument Tweaking for Crispy Harmony - tuner
pithos client for the GNOME desktop
playerctl A CLI utility to control media players over MPRIS
pms Practical Music Search: an open source ncurses client for mpd, written in C++
pnmixer Volume mixer for the system tray
poc mp3 and ogg streamer (include mp3cue and mp3cut)
podcatcher Podcast client for the command-line written in Ruby
podget A simple podcast aggregator optimized for running as a scheduled job
podracer A simple podcast aggregator, designed for cron
positron Synchronization manager for the Neuros Audio Computer
potamus A lightweight audio player with a simple interface and an emphasis on high audio quality
pragha A lightweight music player (for Xfce)
protux Professional Audio Tools for GNU/Linux
ptabtools Utilities for PowerTab Guitar files (.ptb)
pulseaudio A networked sound server with an advanced plugin system
pulseaudio-ctl CLI utility to control PulseAudio volume
pulseaudio-modules-bt PulseAudio modules for LDAC, aptX, aptX HD, and AAC for Bluetooth (alongside SBC and native+ofono headset)
pulseeffects Limiter, compressor, reverberation, equalizer auto volume effects for Pulseaudio
pulsemixer CLI and curses mixer for PulseAudio
pwavecat concatenates any number of audio files to stdout
qastools Qt5 GUI ALSA tools: mixer, configuration browser
qjackctl Qt GUI to control the JACK Audio Connection Kit and ALSA sequencer connections
qmidiarp An arpeggiator, sequencer and MIDI LFO for ALSA
qmidiroute QMidiRoute is a filter/router for MIDI events
qmmp Qt5-based audio player with winamp/xmms skins support
qsampler Graphical frontend to the LinuxSampler engine
qsynth A Qt application to control FluidSynth
qtagger Simple Qt5 ID3v2 tag editor
qtgain A simple frontend to mp3gain, vorbisgain and metaflac
qtractor Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer written in C++ with the Qt framework
qtscrobbler Updates profiles using information from supported portable music players
quimup A Qt5 client for the music player daemon (MPD) written in C++
quodlibet audio library tagger, manager, and player for GTK+
rawrec CLI program to play and record audiofiles
rcenter Rcenter - A program to control the EMU10K Remote Control
redoflacs Bash commandline flac compressor, verifier, organizer, analyzer, retagger
retrovol Systemtray volume mixer applet from PuppyLinux
rexima A curses-based interactive mixer which can also be used from the command-line
rgain Set of programmes and Python modules to deal with Replay Gain information
rhythmbox Music management and playback software for GNOME
rip A command-line based audio CD ripper and mp3 encoder
ripperx a GTK program to rip CD audio tracks and encode them to the Ogg, MP3, or FLAC formats
rosegarden MIDI and audio sequencer and notation editor
rplay Play sounds on remote Unix systems without data transfer
saydate A Linux shell program that talks the date and system uptime
sc2mpd Implements the SongCast protocol for use by upmpdcli and mpd
schismtracker Free implementation of Impulse Tracker, a tool used to create high quality music
scmpc a client for MPD which submits your tracks to
seq24 Loop based MIDI sequencer with focus on live performances
setmixer A commandline mixer
sexypsf Open-source PSF1 (Playstation music) file player
shnflacverify Manage the verification of checksums related to Shorten and FLAC files
shntool A multi-purpose WAVE data processing and reporting utility
shorten fast, low complexity waveform coder (i.e. audio compressor)
sidplay C64 SID player
sidplayfp Sidplay2 fork with resid-fp
SmarTagger Perl script for renaming and tagging mp3s
smixer command-line tool for setting and viewing mixer settings
snapcast Synchronous multi-room audio player
snd Snd is a sound editor
sndfile-tools A small collection of programs that use libsndfile
sndpeek real-time audio visualization
solfege GNU program to help practicing ear training
sonata Elegant GTK+ music client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD)
sonic-visualiser Music audio files viewer and analiser
sooperlooper Live looping sampler with immediate loop recording
sound-juicer CD ripper for GNOME
soundconverter A simple audiofile converter application for the GNOME environment
soundkonverter Frontend to various audio converters
sox The swiss army knife of sound processing programs
specimen A Midi Controllable Audio Sampler
spek Analyse your audio files by showing their spectrogram
splay An audio player, primarily for the console
split2flac sh script to split an APE/FLAC/WV/WAV audio image with CUE sheet into tracks
spotify Spotify is a social music platform
strawberry Modern music player and library organizer based on Clementine and Qt
streamripper Extracts and records individual MP3 file tracks from shoutcast streams
streamtranscoder Commandline program to transcode shoutcast/icecast streams to different bitrates
subsonic-bin Subsonic is a complete, personal media streaming solution
substract_wave substracts 2 mono wave files from each other by a factor specified on the command line
supercollider An environment and a programming language for real time audio synthesis.
synaesthesia a nice graphical accompaniment to music
taginfo A simple ID3 tag reader for use in shell scripts
tagtool Audio Tag Tool Ogg/Mp3 Tagger
takcd Command line CD player
tap-reverbed Standalone JACK counterpart of LADSPA plugin TAP Reverberator
tapestrea Expressive Synthesis, Transformation, Rendering of Environmental Audio
tapiir A flexible audio effects processor, inspired by classical tape delay systems
teamspeak-client A client software for quality voice communication via the internet
teamspeak-server A server software for hosting quality voice communication via the internet
tempest_for_eliza Listen to music on the radio generated by images on your screen
terminatorx Realtime audio synthesizer allowing you to 'scratch' on sampled audio data
timemachine JACK client record button remembering the last 10 seconds when pressed
timidity++ A handy MIDI to WAV converter with OSS and ALSA output support
timidity-eawpatches Eric Welsh's GUS patches for TiMidity
timidity-freepats Free and open set of instrument patches
tk707 An 7x7 type midi drum sequencer for Linux
tomahawk Multi-source social music player
toolame tooLAME - an optimized mpeg 1/2 layer 2 audio encoder
traverso Professional Audio Tools for GNU/Linux
ttaenc True Audio Compressor Software
tudor-volumed Lightweight, desktop environment agnostic volume management daemon
tunapie Directory browser for Radio and TV streams
twolame An optimised MPEG Audio Layer 2 (MP2) encoder
umix Program for adjusting soundcard volumes
umurmur Minimalistic Murmur (Mumble server)
upmpdcli UPnP Media Renderer front-end for MPD, the Music Player Daemon
vb2rip Konami VB2 sound format ripping utility
vbrfixc Vbrfix fixes MP3s and re-constructs VBR headers
vimpc An ncurses based mpd client with vi like key bindings
vkeybd A virtual MIDI keyboard for X
vlevel Dynamic compressor to amplify quiet parts of music
vlorb A high quality Audio CD to audio file encoder
vmpk Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard
volumeicon A lightweight volume control that sits in your systray
volwheel A volume control trayicon with mouse wheel support
vorbis-tools Tools for using the Ogg Vorbis sound file format
vorbisgain Calculator of perceived sound level for Ogg Vorbis files
vsound A virtual audio loopback cable
wav2json Generate compatible json data out of wav files
wavbreaker wavbreaker/wavmerge GTK+ utility to break or merge WAV files
wavegain ReplayGain for WAVE audio files
wavpack Hybrid lossless audio compression tools
wavplay A command line player/recorder for wav files
wavsplit Simple command line tool to split WAV files
whipper A Python CD-DA ripper preferring accuracy over speed (forked from morituri)
wildmidi Midi processing library and a midi player using the gus patch set
wmsound-data A bunch of sounds for WindowMaker Sound Server
xfmpc Music Player Daemon (MPD) client for the Xfce desktop environment
xineadump Utility for Xine decoding support in transKode
xmms2 X(cross)platform Music Multiplexing System. Next generation of the XMMS player
xmms2-scrobbler XMMS2 AudioScrobbler client
xnoise A media player for Gtk+ with a slick GUI, great speed and lots of features
xwax Digital vinyl emulation software
yarock Qt-based music player
yoshimi Software synthesizer based on ZynAddSubFX
zynaddsubfx Software synthesizer capable of making a countless number of instruments


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