Natural Reader is a free software for Windows and Mac, which reads out text and allows saving it as an audio file. It is one of the most robust text to speech software that you are ever likely to find and comes with many features that allow you to not only listen to entered text but to convert it to Mp3 format, select the speed at which the text is Continue Reading →
Most reliable audio converters allow conversion between popular audio formats and provide quick encoding of added files. One such example is the NV Audio Converter. However, such applications only provide support for a handful of audio presets and do not allow converting audio files according to specific devices (such as an HTC, Blackberry, Nokia or iOS devices).
There are a number of audio and multimedia players for Linux such as Banshee and VLC. However, if you are looking for a lightweight alternative for such players, then try Audacious. It is an open source Linux player for the Gnome desktop environment. Audacious has been designed to provide smooth audio playback and decoding correctness. It consumes less memory (approximately 7.3 MB of RAM) and system resources which makes it Continue Reading →
There are many YouTube downloaders like youtubeFisher and VDownloader which allow downloading YouTube videos in high quality and multiple formats. However, such downloaders do not have YouTube integration and file management features. The Man With No Life is a YouTube integrated downloader and file manager. It provides the utility to download videos in FLV, Mp3 and Mp4 format, select a quality level, play, and covert videos to Mp3 format.
Gnac is a lightweight Linux based audio converter which supports conversion between WAV, Ogg, Flac, Mp3, Mp4a and SPX Format. Other than being a lightning fast audio converter, it also allows extracting audio from video files. Gnac can be downloaded from the link given at the end of this post. It has packages available for Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat, Fedora, Open Suse, Arch Linux and other distributions.
Puddletag is an application for Linux based operating systems like Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat & Fedora for tagging, editing and auto arranging music and other audio files. It allows easily editing metadata information, adding a name, comment, title, genre, etc to the track and arranging, as well as renaming the track list automatically with appropriate numbering sequence. The supported audio formats include ID3v1, ID3v2 (mp3), MP4, Ogg, Flac), MPC, APE Continue Reading →
NV Audio Converter is a lightweight audio conversion software which converts audio files between several audio formats. This easy to use software supports batch conversion, for commonly used audio formats including MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AAC, MP4, AMR,M4A, AC3 and PCM. NV Audio Converter is quite quick at completing the conversion process and converts 3-4 audio files in just 30 seconds (provided each file is approximately 8-9 minutes in Continue Reading →
YoutubeFisher is a portable application that downloads media (video and audio) directly from YouTube. The media content is grabbed by entering the respective YouTube URL and saved in the format chosen by the user. The supported formats in which you can save the downloaded content includes (full-HD, HD, HQ mp4, flv, mobile 3gp, audio mp3 or aac).