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 →
Proof reading can be a nuisance, particularly when you are tired. In such a case a good transcription software can be of immense help, as the text can be played back for you to check errors more easily. Furthermore, transcription software are also quite useful for people with hearing impairments. Text To Speech WAV is a free Windows software that provides text to speech utility and also enables users to 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 →
Helium Audio Converter is a feature rich audio converter with the ability to analyze damaged audio files. You can set options to specify how conflicting file names are managed. For example, it can be specified if source files should be deleted after the conversion process and whether a warning message should be given when converting from an inferior to a better format. The supported conversion formats are as follows, Mp3, Continue Reading →
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 →
Many people use paid disc burning utilities like Nero suite for burning data to discs. There are many free alternatives but unfortunately people are unaware of them. 7Burn is a portable and feature rich CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc burning software, which is designed to work through IMAPIv2. It supports a large number of writable discs, including, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD ROM, DVD-RDVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R Dual Layer, DVD-RW, DVD-RW Sequential, DVD-R Continue Reading →