Analyses audio data, with a range of display modes including a spectrogram view. You can add text comments at any position on the wave form. Supports WAV, OGG, MID and MP3 formats and various effect plug-ins that are available as optional downloads from the manufacturer’s web site.
Supplies technical information and tags from multimedia files, such as the codec, aspect ratio, refresh rate, bit rate, author and section outline. Supports AVI, OGM, MKV, MPG, VOB, MP4, 3GP, MP3, OGG, MKA, MP4 and AAC formats. Fast and secure download from The H
Collection of programs for creating, changing and searching Matroska media files in MKV and MKA format. Allows you to mux (multiplex) several images, sounds and subtitle tracks, with section tags, into one Matroska container file. Fast and secure download from The H
Tool to easily split MP3 and OGG files by allowing the user to choose the start and end points of a segment so the file doesn’t need to be recoded. If the track is a complete album, intersections can be automatically downloaded from the internet or from a local CUE/CDDB file. Fast and secure download from The H
Suite of five tools for recording, converting and streaming audio and video files. Features include ffserver, an HTTP multimedia streaming server for live broadcasting, libavcodec, one of the leading open source codec libraries, and ffmpeg, a command line tool for converting video files, which also supports recording and encoding TV programmes in real time.
Offers various options for improving the sound quality for all audio and video files or games. Includes an N-band equaliser with integrated peak limits and a maximiser to give the music a live quality.
Synchronises iTunes playlists on the computer with a smartphone. Copies MP3 and AAC files without copy protection (m4a) but not copy-protected AAC songs (m4p). Available as versions for synchronising with Windows and Mac OS as well as WiFi Add-on for synchronising via WLAN.
Calibrates the colour settings of televisions and projectors for optimal display. Also available as a Mac version 1.1.2. developer web site is currently not available. Fast and secure download from The H
Comprehensive video editing software and media management tool that can edit low-resolution videos on low-powered computers and then create films from the high-res original. Includes effect and title templates as well as an iTunes library.
Shows information about multimedia files such as the utilised/required codecs, parameters used for encoding and file type. Also allows you to locate the necessary codecs if they’re not already installed. Available from the Mac App Store.
Live rig for DJs and musicians with 120 instrument and effect plug-ins and also a sound library containing more than 15,000 licence-free Apple loops. It generates, among other things, a full-screen live user interface to give optimum overview during a concert and includes extensive hardware control options for every USB and MIDI controller, such as keyboards, foot pedals and drum pads.
Copies individual songs or entire playlists (including metadata) from an iPod to a PC. These can then be copied into iTunes. The ‘Enable disk use’ option in iTunes must be activated. Also supports iPod Touch and iPhone version 0.50.2 onwards.
Compact Cocoa GUI that enables communications between MP3 and MTP players in the Creative Nomad range and Mac computers by using libnjb and libmtp, so that music can be downloaded from and uploaded to the players.
Use these add-ons for QuickTime or QuickTime Pro to import and play the contents of MPEG-2 files. Can also be used with multiplex streams (in which audio and video tracks are joined to form a single track) and non-multiplex streams.