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automatically tag mp3 collection using shazam-like acoustic fingerprint

is there any software freely available to clean up the tags in your music collection , based on some sort of audio fingerprint type technology (like how 'shazam' app works on the iphone) combined with ...
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How to listen to music while my speaker plays something else [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable multiple audio outputs on Windows 7 I want to listen to music via my headphones while the speakers play something else. I've searched the Internet but couldn't ...
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Move scattered music files into artist/album directory structure?

Is there a tool to do this? I don't fancy wading through 25GB manually! I have found this, but it doesn't seem to work, or explain how to do what I need. If indeed it does provide the facility to ...
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Voice analyzer that gives you a visual response of the pitch or frequency

Do you know any good software that analyses voice and woudld return a visual representation of your pitch? I need this software to help me in teaching students to sing, The software can at least give ...
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Using iTunes to access all your music on a NAS but keeping the library.xml local… Is it possible/how? (Mac OSX))

I've pushed across my whole music collection to my Buffalo Linkstation NAS recently. This is the entire iTunes folder including artwork, music, library.xml, the whole kaboodle... (I have iTunes in ...
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Can I play a music on Windows 7 and output its sound to both Audio outputs?

I have a Dell XPS Studio 16. It has two audio outputs for headphones. When I play music on Windows 7 using Windows Media Player, it can only listen to one of my two audio outputs (I can only set one ...
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Automated Generating Of Sound Files for Individual Music Notes on a Mac

I have a specific task I want to accomplish...I am trying to figure out if there is an a way of doing this. Basically, for a project I am working on, I want to create sound files for individual music ...
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what is WOW effect in music o/p configuration?

Windows Media Player and some other well known players give an option of setting up WOW effect, what is the abbreviation of WOW? and how it matters in alteration of sound effects?
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I need a program that can auto-tag my MP3s and sort them into folders [closed]

I'm looking for a program that can go through the 5GB of MP3s in my Unsorted folder, automatically fill in ID3 tags and album art, rename the files and sort them into new folders like so: ...
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Automatically find license of music

Is there some kind of database or online API that would enable me to automatically find the license for a certain music album? I would like to legally share music with some friends, but my collection ...
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How to synthesise music vocals? [closed]

Early text-to-speech tools that I tested had limited singing capabilities. I've heard that they evolved and now are available as commercial products. I would like to know what sw can do this and where ...
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Queuing on iTunes

Is there a way of queuing songs i want to listen to on itunes, like how i can on spotify?
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Streaming sound to a server and then to a hifi over wi-fi - possible?

I don't know if what I want is possible/feasible but I thought I'd ask it anyways! At the moment, I have a laptop (running MacOS X - it's a MacBook Pro) and I connect it to a Hi-fi via a standard ...
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Burning CD's - is it possible to make the CD not rippable by a user

Here's the scenario: I have some friends that I'd like to share music with via burning a CD for them. However, I respect the legal laws of the music industry and I do not want them to be able to rip ...
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Play music using internal sound speaker over SSH

On my linux computer : I can play sound from the motherboard using those commands, for example : setterm -bfreq 440 tput bel sleep 0.1 setterm -bfreq 392 tput bel sleep 0.1 I want to do the same ...
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Desktop sounds on smartphone

I'm wondering if it's possible to play music files on my desktop but send the audio not to my desktop speakers but (i.e. using BlueTooth) to my smartphone's speaker? That way I could just play all my ...
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Lightweight iTunes Home Sharing client

I have both a MacBook Air & an iMac on the same network. I'm using my iMac as the host with my iTunes library on it & it's being shared with Home Sharing. I'm wondering if there are any ...
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Music player for Linux which remembers the playback position

I'm looking for a music player for my Ubuntu Karmic desktop. I need the following features: supports multiple playlists remembers the playback position (file and time) for each playlist preferably, ...
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Consolidate two large folders of music in Windows

I have two large folders of music on my Windows 7 machine, each with many subfolders. What is the best way to combine the folders into one, keeping only one copy of duplicate files?
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how to separate voice and background music from a video file

Is it possible to separate voice and background music from a video file. I only need the background music. Type of video: MP4 Working on Windows XP 32 bit SP3
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Cmus needs output_plugin reset when speakers are plugged in?

I've installed cmus (http://cmus.sourceforge.net/) both via the source code and dependencies, compiled myself, and via Homebrew (https://github.com/mxcl/homebrew) standard install (it installs all the ...
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Music player for ubuntu similar to iTunes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Music player for linux Hi, I really like Itunes as a music player but i can't get it to work in ubuntu so I need another one! functions i want: shuffle, low cpu usage, a ...
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Making space in Lilypond music

I want to make some extra space between the main body of the music and the coda. I use \break to start the coda on a new line, but a wider gap would look better and help the eye move down to find it.
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Is there software that lets you stream music from your computer to an iPhone over the web? [closed]

I'm looking for software that does the following: Runs some sort of server on the notebook that I point at where I keep my music files. Comes with an app or Web UI that lets me browse and play those ...
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Stream a folder of music to a Squeezebox without installing Slimserver?

I've got a folder of MP3s and I'm near a friend's Squeezebox, which is connected to mysqueezebox.com. Is there a quick way I can play these MP3s on the Squeezebox without installing Slimserver? ...
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How to make music on the computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for free/low cost music production software I have tried several different programs, but didn't get very far with any of them. Which one should I start out with? ...
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Export total length of mp3 files in a folder?

I have many folders of mp3 files, and I would like to have a list of the combined duration of all the mp3s in each folder. That would be the ideal solution, but some means of doing a directory print ...
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Stop music playback when I lock the screen

Is it possible to run xmms2 stop when I lock the screen with Ctrl+Alt+L?
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Windows Media Player library doesn't show any songs in folders!

I have Windows 7 Ultimate and have added my music folders to the library of Win Media Player, yet none of my songs appear in the library! What shall I do? Also, i have switched off many services, ...
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Program to play piano on MIDI keyboard

audio MIDI keyboard. The software it comes with is overcomplicated for me, so I use GarageBand on Mac. Is there a simple free program for Windows - just to play realistic piano sound and that's it?
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How can I rip a DVD-A (DVD-Audio) disc containing music in 5.1 surround sound format?

What application can I use? What audio format should I choose to encode the files?
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ITunes - Duplicate “Purchased on iPhone” playlists

Whenever I purchase music on my phone and then sync with iTunes later, a duplicate "Purchased on iPhone" playlist will be created. The first one will have everything I've purchased in the past, and ...
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Is there any light sequencing software? [closed]

I would like to sequence a number of stage lights that will change synchronously to a song. Is there any tool that would help me to do that? Even if it only sequences virtual lights?
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How do you load music onto an iPod Touch wirelessly?

I'm an Ubuntu and an iPod Touch user. I have a collection of music files on my computer. I would like to be able to wirelessly browse using my iPod Touch my music collection that I have saved on my ...
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CD-ROM drive suddenly stops recognizing music CDs

Good evening everyone, A couple of days ago I was ripping a few of my music CDs into Windows Media Player 11 on Windows XP and the drive suddenly stopped recognizing music CDs. It would still play ...
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Linux mp3 player with specific requirements, especially: playlists with ability to resume for audiobooks

I'm looking for mp3 player (software), running on Linux, but I need one specific option: it needs to be able to remember my position of listening in a given playlist. Scenario: I'm creating a ...
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Is there software to automatically change song speed without transposing it

Goal: automatically adjusting speed (bpm) of a given set of MP3 files in order to have a collection of music optimized to be heard when I am running. (I realized that I prefer to run with about 168 ...
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Streaming personal music collection over the internet

Is there a way I can stream my personal music collection over the internet. I have a always on, always connected PC running Windows 7 which hosts the music collection. On my home network, streaming it ...
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crossfade duration - what is it? [closed]

What is crossfade duration?
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Can Windows Media Player create playlists based on folder structure?

Over the years I've carefully molded my digital media collection into a series of folders that make it easy for me to find what I'm looking for. I recently discovered the awesomeness that is streaming ...
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Where is web streaming music saved on my PC? [closed]

Where is web streaming music saved on my PC?
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Looking for software that can play chords while I play lead [closed]

This question is for musicians / guitarists. I'm looking for some software that can play chords in a loop, while I play the lead. I could record the rhythm manually, and overlay it, but I'm having ...
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How do I specify the playback device for Winamp or default device in Windows 7?

My Windows 7 computer is sometimes used for playing notifications. These notifications are scheduled using the standard system scheduler ("Schedule tasks" command in the control panel). A typical task ...
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Learn playing guitar right from the mac?

I am eager to learn playing guitar by the help of my MBP. Is there a software around helping you to play mp3 files of your choice? P.S: I know nothing about guitars and bought one out of sudden ...
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How can I redownload music from iTunes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to redownload songs you've paid for on iTunes? I had to get a new computer and my music didn't transfer over. I have purchased some albums from ...
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Transfer music from iPhone to PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transferring Music from iPod to iTunes? I have recently lost my hard drive with all my music on it, but still have music on my iPhone. I would like to know how to ...
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iTunes: How do you manage your Singles?

I am having a tough time getting some kind of organization to happen with my singles in itunes. I enjoy electronic music and ultimately have a tons of songs that have been released as singles and ...
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How to make a music video slideshow in OSX

I want to make a video that consists of a picture slideshow and background music which I will upload to youtube. Does OSX come with any apps to do this?
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Can I play music from a remote server on my local machine via SSH?

I recently purchased a linux VPS from http://slicehost.com just to learn and play around with. I currently ssh into the machine via Putty from various Windows boxes. Is there anyway to throw some ...
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Is there a better mplayer command line interface, or another good CLI music player?

I generally prefer to do things on the command line when I can. Mplayer is a great tool for playing all sorts of media, but the command line interface sucks. Some things I'd like to see in a CLI media ...