Sony Sound Forge is, basically, the Swiss Army Knife for audio. It has a built-in recording tool allowing for quick and efficient setup of recording options, adjusting the software to the hardware available. Another main feature is the gigantic set of tools Sound Forge has for adjusting, trimming, cropping, cutting and enhancing the captured audio.
- Publisher: Sony Creative Software, Inc.
- Home page: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
- Last updated: July 18th, 2017
Media Player Classic - Home Cinema is a video player that supports all common video, audio and image file formats available as well as video playback. Media Player Classic - Home Cinema is an extremely light-weight media player for Windows. It looks just like Windows Media Player v6.4, but has many additional features.
- Publisher: MPC-HC Team
- Home page: mpc-hc.org
- Last updated: July 3rd, 2017
Xvid is an open-source research project focusing on video compression and is a collaborative development effort. All code is released under the terms of the GNU GPL license. The Xvid video codec implements MPEG-4 Simple Profile and Advanced Simple Profile standards.
- Publisher: XviD team (Koepi)
- Home page: www.xvid.com
- Last updated: June 23rd, 2014
AviSynth is a tool for video post-production, it works as a frameserver, providing instant editing without the need for temporary files. This program doesn’t have an interface on its own, and works using a scripting language. Since text-based scripts are human readable, projects are inherently self-documenting.
- Publisher: Ben Rudiak-Gould
- Home page: avisynth.org
- Last updated: July 1st, 2015
Any Video Converter Ultimate, as the name tells, is a program that converts any type of video. Still, this is only the main function, the application being able to download, play, record, compress and rip files. It has an impressive 200 plus compatible video formats, including 4K UHD Video and it supports NVIDIA NVENC transcoding acceleration.
- Publisher: Anvsoft, Inc.
- Home page: www.any-video-converter.com
- Last updated: November 19th, 2018
If in search for a comprehensive video tool for free you may consider trying VSDC Free Video Editor. Though advertised as a video editor, this full-featured video utility allows you create new videos (via your webcam), mix video files and add other media to the mix, create slideshows, capture your screen activity, convert video files, and a wealth of other functions and editing features.
- Publisher: Flash-Integro LLC
- Home page: www.videosoftdev.com
- Last updated: January 17th, 2019
Rich Media Player is a powerful multimedia file player that offers a lot of features, functions, and possibilities. This comprehensive and feature-rich application enables you to play both videos and audio files, from both your local collections and from online sources.
- Publisher: Radiocom
- Home page: richmediaplayer.com
- Last updated: January 19th, 2016
Open Broadcaster Software Studio is an open source software program designed for individuals who seek to create and share multimedia content over the Internet through social media services such as YouTube, Twitch, DailyMotion, Facebook or other existing services.
- Publisher: OBS Project
- Home page: obsproject.com
- Last updated: September 7th, 2018
Veetle is an innovative Web TV platform coming out of Stanford University graduates, who seek to give the power of high quality video broadcasting back to the people. Here, you can watch and broadcast video in TV and High Definition quality. It looks like the former VLC (now is known as VLan) browser plug-in adaptation, supported for some kind of P2P bandwidth sharing.
- Publisher: Veetle, Inc
- Home page: www.videohelp.com
- Last updated: January 24th, 2012
foobar2000 is a plain application that acts as an audio player. In addition, you can use it as a CD ripper and quick audio file converter. It is built both for computer and portable devices. You can enable a gapless playback of song albums and achieve a consistent playback loudness with all files from your collection.
- Publisher: Peter Pawlowski
- Home page: www.foobar2000.org
- Last updated: August 17th, 2018
Regardless of where your video files come from, their file format, and their level of quality, Movavi Video Editor is capable of turning them into stunning video files, complete with themes, transitions, effects, and your favorite soundtrack. The entire process takes place in an intuitive timeline-based interface with a built-in media player for you to preview the result.
- Publisher: Movavi
- Home page: www.movavi.com
- Last updated: November 14th, 2018
The Sigmatel AC97 audio driver is for Windows Vista, Windows XP or Windows 2000. Technically, it is the rather long winded: Sigmatel C-Major STAC 9750 AC97 WDM Audio Driver. Whatever way you want to label it, the driver package installs version 5.1 of the driver onto your system and can be used as an update to an earlier driver or as part of a new installation.
- Publisher: SigmaTel
- Last updated: September 8th, 2011
With MixPad multi-track recording and mixing software, you can record and mix an unlimited number of audio, music, and voice tracks. It comes with audio effects including EQ, compression, and reverb. VST plugin support allows you to add additional studio effects and instruments.
- Publisher: NCH Software
- Home page: www.nch.com.au
- Last updated: November 19th, 2018
Readon TV Movie Radio Player is an application that allows you to view TV channels and listen to radio broadcasts. The TV and the radio channels are structured into categories. Thus, you have a possibility to select the country and the genre you are looking for.
- Publisher: ReadonTech
- Last updated: June 1st, 2012
Long audio mixes usually include some parts that I don't really like and that can ruin the entire listening experience. MP3 cutter offers a simple solution for this problem by helping its users extract the song fragments they want to keep. This program comes with only one purpose in mind and that's to cut your favorite sections from an audio file without damaging its sound quality.
- Publisher: AIV Software
- Home page: www.aivsoft.com
- Last updated: September 2nd, 2011
Xiph.Org Open Codecs - most complete implementation of the Xiph.org codecs for Windows and DirectShow. This includes decoders and encoders for all the Xiph.org formats as well as Annodex. Seeking is disabled for Ogg Vorbis, Theora and Speex. WebM/VP8 is not supported, and, there are no arm assembly optimizations (theorarm) in this release.
- Publisher: Xiph.org
- Home page: xiph.org
- Last updated: July 26th, 2017
GoldWave has made a name in the professional audio editing field for the last two decades for all the right reasons – a comprehensive set of editing features, outstanding audio cleaning functions, superb waveform graphics, and simplicity of use. Its intuitive interface is the perfect wrapping for one of the most comprehensive catalogs of enhancing, cleaning, and editing tools available.
- Publisher: GoldWave Inc.
- Home page: www.goldwave.com
- Last updated: November 5th, 2013
ACE Stream Media is a platform that allows you to play video or audio torrents without the need of downloading them first. It offers high-quality video playing and includes a media player that you can use instead of the default Windows program. It has more advanced features, but if you are a novice or intermediate user, you can enjoy the basic functions, which are good enough to make it worth.
- Publisher: ACE Stream Media
- Home page: www.acestream.org
- Last updated: September 29th, 2017
SMPlayer is a media player with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It is actually a graphical user interface for MPlayer. SMPlayer can play YouTube videos. An optional plugin is also available to search for YouTube videos.
- Publisher: RVM
- Home page: smplayer.sourceforge.net
- Last updated: October 24th, 2018
Free Video Cutter Joiner offers a very simple and easy way of cutting fragments from videos. Anyway, as its title suggests, it’s not only a video file cutting tool, but also an application to join multiple video files into one single, larger file. Free Video Cutter Joiner is really easy-to-use thanks to its neat, simple, and intuitive interface.
- Publisher: DVDVideoMedia, Inc.
- Home page: dvdvideomedia.com
- Last updated: April 16th, 2018
XBMC Media Center is an open source media player an entertainment hub that allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the Internet. It can play all your music including MP3, FLAC, WAV and WMA formats.
- Publisher: xbmc
- Home page: xbmc.org
- Last updated: August 27th, 2014
SPlayer is a powerful multimedia player that supports a large number of video and audio formats. It offers support for video formats like: avi, 3gp, mpg, mpeg, mp4, mkv, wmv, asf, and audio ones, such as: wav, mp3, ac3, dts, ape, etc. This application includes a lot of features, and it’s open source.
- Publisher: Tomasen
- Home page: www.splayer.org
- Last updated: November 28th, 2011
MKVToolNix is a set of tools to create, alter, and inspect Matroska (MKV) video files. Using mkvinfo, you can get information about a selected MKV video such as the video width and height, audio channels, audio sampling, etc. With mkvextract, you can extract tracks/data from Matroska files.
- Publisher: Moritz Bunkus
- Home page: mkvtoolnix.download
- Last updated: November 6th, 2018
Splash is a video/audio player, converter and uploader all rolled into a single amazing software. The software supports all major video and audio formats and has no dependency on external codecs. This program also utilizes hardware acceleration for faster conversions.
- Publisher: Mirillis Ltd.
- Home page: mirillis.com
- Last updated: July 3rd, 2017
Turn your videos & pictures into a movie with just one click. Simply drop in your photos and videos, pick a style, and muvee creates a movie ready for you to share. muvee’s revolutionary technology automatically zooms, crops, and edits everything together, even adding music.
- Publisher: muvee Technologies Pte Ltd
- Home page: www.muvee.com
- Last updated: April 23rd, 2018