Frequency Analyzer - FFT analysis of sound Whistle a melody and watch this program graph the pitch in real time. The Frequency Analyzer technically speaking performs a Fast Fourier Transform of the sound (need a sound card and a microphone to use this program). Freeware w/source. For Win32. (Jul 2002)
Intel IPP - Integrated Performance Primitives Intel® IPP is library for multimedia, audio codecs, video codecs (e.g. H.263, MPEG-4), image processing (JPEG), signal processing, speech compression (i.e. G.723, GSM ARM*) plus computer vision. (Jan 2003)
MPlayer - Movie Player for Linux MPlayer is a movie and animation player which supports MPEG 1/2 (MPG, DAT, BIN, VOB) and AVI (Mpeg/PCM/AC3/DivX/MS-ADPCM/aLaw audio and MPEG4/DivX/Indeo/CVID video codecs). Supports hardware YUV colorspace conversion and scaling. Freeware for Linux (Jul 2001)
Music Converters This site is the rosetta stone of music file format conversion: every converter I've ever heard of (plus dozens more) are thoroughly cataloged, for example .WAV to .AU, .MOD to .MID, .SND to .VOC, etc. Source code availability varies widely. (Jan 1998)
SIDPLAY - play Commodore64 music files SIDPLAY emulates the Sound Interface Device chip (MOS 6581) and the CPU (MOS 6510) of the Commodore 64. It allows you to listen to more than 14000 famous C64 game and demonstration songs. Supports Linux/Win32. Freeware. (Nov 2000)
Simple DirectMedia Layer Simple DirectMedia Layer is C-based cross-platform multimedia library providing fast access to the graphics and audio. It is used by MPEG playback, emulators, and many popular games, Supports Linux, Win32, BeOS, MacOS, Solaris, IRIX, and FreeBSD (Jul 2001)
SkySOUND - cross-platform MPEG audio library The SkySOUND library is mainly a stream-oriented audio library for apps that need audio. Supports several audio formats incuding RAW, RIFF, WAVE, MPEG-1 and -2 audio (layer I/II/III). Freeware for Linux, Win32, and MS-DOS (Jan 2000)
Soundblaster Freedom Project The aim of the Sound Blaster Freedom Project is to provide a cheap source of programming information for the Sound Blaster and other sound cards. This is the alternative to spending hundreds of dollars on developer's kits. (Jun 1998)
streamTranscoder - converts media streams The streamTranscoder is a multi-platform utility which can be used to transcode media streams from one format to another, and from one server type to another. It will read in streams of type MP3 and Vorbis from most servers. Win32/Linux (Sep 2002)
XAnim - animation player NOT just for XWindows XAnim is a program for playing a wide variety of animation, audio and video formats (AVI, Quicktime, AU, MPEG, and more) on unix X11 machines. It has also been ported to VAX/VMS, Win95/NT, OS/2 and the Amiga by others. Freeware with source. (Nov 1998)
See also: AudioSee Also: if you are interested in Multimedia you may find related topics in Audio
See also: VideoSee Also: if you are interested in Multimedia you may find related topics in Video
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