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Audio (152 programs)

  1. PROS: Simple and easy to use interface. Application works fast and is stable. Users can select which data they would like to remove. Requires very little resources.
    CONS: No ability to edit metadata in batches. Limited functionality for advanced users. Application interface can be complicated at first. Not all audio formats are supported at present.
  2. PROS: Audio effects can be created from scratch. Can be used to transfer vinyl or cassette recordings. More than two dozen audio effects are offered. Most major file types are supported.
    CONS: Internet recordings require a separate driver. Some feel that the package could be further optimized. Rather expensive for such a bundle. 32-bit processors are not supported.
  3. PROS: Robust tool. Built-in media player. Batch splitting. Safe and secure.
    CONS: Limited file type support for podcasts. No MP3 editing. Using the tool could entail some getting used to. No help link or instructions file.
  4. PROS: Waveforms are displayed in a graphically rich format. A very user-friendly framework. Audio tracks can be imported from video files. Most major codecs are supported.
    CONS: Exported file names cannot be specified. Splitting files can be complicated. Volume adjustments and fades are not exact. Many users feel that the merging options could be vastly simplified.
  5. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    German
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Child's play to get up and running. Supports multiple audio formats. Altering recording parameters is possible. Simple stop, record and pause buttons.
    CONS: Free apps do a similar job. High sample frequency settings use up lots of memory. Some back up errors detected. Files only saved chronologically by default.
  6. PROS: Easy to use. Versatile media player. Batch splitting. Supports multiple output devices.
    CONS: Is not the most robust audio editing tool around. Doesn’t update metadata. Does not work with older 32-bit processors. Does not identify album art properly.
  7. PROS: Easy to use. Works as advertised. Great sound quality. Very responsive support team.
    CONS: Upgrades may present a learning curve. A plugin needs to be installed externally. Not a lot of filter options. The interface needs some work.
  8. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Convert to over 40 formats. Extract audio from video sources. Batch conversion. Access song information from online.
    CONS: No ability to extract audio from Blu-ray. Cannot record audio directly. No option to rip audio from online streams. Does not support all audio formats.
  9. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Convert video files to MP3. Drag and drop capability. Bulk file conversion. Convert from other audio formats.
    CONS: Paid license required for 100% conversions. MAC OS only. A lot of audio formats not supported. Non-commercial use only with free version.
  10. PROS: Easy-to-use preferences. Runs un-intrusively in the background. Ideal for people who use their Mac for audio. Free 10-day trial.
    CONS: Annoying review-seeking popup. Future Mac OS updates may render this tool useless. Doesn’t offer any other audio setting feature. A paid app.
  11. PROS: Only 2.5 megabytes of memory is required. Written notes can be linked to an audio recording. Numerous languages are supported within its system settings. Many more options when compared to the QuickTime audio recorder.
    CONS: The "lite" version is limited to three minutes of recording time. Saved files may be difficult to access. Data could be lost on occasion. Some feel that the UI could be improved.
  12. PROS: The hotkey shortcuts make this tool highly convenient. Skip back by as little as one second. Adjust the playback speed to as slow as 0.1x. Also works as a great transcribing tool.
    CONS: Finding the English language settings is not easy. AB loops would have made this app better. Customization hotkeys would have been nice. The ability to snip and quick-save is needed.
  13. PROS: Add effects and even create musical scores. Record and clean up your instrument playing sessions. Supports 3rd party apps and audio unit plugins. Offers a nice selection of built-in audio effects.
    CONS: Undoing your mistakes is tricky. Does not offer in-depth tutorials. Screening out reverberation noise is difficult. Does not recover your work after accidental shutdown.
  14. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Large number of audio formats supported. Multiple formats can be joined together. Easy to understand and utilize. Combined audio can be previewed before export.
    CONS: Reduces audio quality during conversion. Converting process can be slow. More expensive than similar tools on the market. Preview is not always representative of final result.
  15. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Search for podcasts from the app. Podcasts can be added to the app externally. Easy to use interface. Responds quickly.
    CONS: Limited OS support. Limited search functionality. Requires 64 bit processor. Could do with a few more features to add value.
  16. PROS: It is possible to record audio files from a number of different sources. A handful of basic editing tools are included.
    CONS: The free version limits recording times to no more than 45 seconds. Additional software may have to be downloaded from third-party websites.
  17. PROS: Ability to adjust pitch and tempo of songs. Features are all easy to use.
    CONS: No support for DRM protected files. Cannot export edited tracks as MP3s.
  18. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lots of customisation options. Speech to text automatic captioning.
    CONS: Many features limited. Upgrade to unlocked version is expensive.
  19. PROS: Packed with useful features. Cute and friendly interface.
    CONS: Takes time to learn all the features. Only compatible with iOS.
  20. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Cool and vibrant interface. Very easy to use.
    CONS: Only players with iTunes. Rather limited in its scope.

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