MP3 ToolKit: Convert, Edit, Merge, Rip, Cut & Record MP3 Files

MP3 has become a common format for listening to, or editing, various audio and music files. There are many applications available out there that provide you with all types of audio editing tools under one umbrella, but they come with a hefty price tag. However, if you were looking for a free software solution that could let you perform numerous audio editing operations over MP3 files, then give MP3 toolkit a shot. The application includes a total of 6 Mp3 file editing tools including MP3 Converter, CD to MP3 Ripper, MP3 Tag Editor, MP3 Merger, MP3 Cutter and MP3 Recorder. Using the toolkit, you can easily convert your Mp3 files into formats compatible with portable audio players, create ringtones, edit and fix meta tags, rip audio CDs, record audio and merge audio streams into a single MP3 file. More after the break. Read More

MpTagThat – Rip Audio CDs, Tag, Burn, & Convert Music Files

MpTagThat is a massive open source application which encompasses all the essential music related tools and features. It is primarily written to seamlessly tag your huge music collection. Whilst it offers almost every feature which is necessary to quickly add, edit, change and fetch tag info from online resources, you can switch between ID3 V1 & V2 format, embed lyrics from locally saved text file or let it find it for you, create playlists, rip audio CD/DVD tracks, convert your music, create hierarchy of folders according to artist, genre, and do much more. Compared with previously MusicBrainz Picard, it is not that much efficient in replacing invalid tag information with correct ones, but provides dozen of extra features to take complete control over you music collection meta information. You can for example choose to delete tags of your music archive in on go and replace them with online music sources, rename multiple selected files, organize them by different ID V1 & V2 format parameters, and identify correct track by getting info from different online music websites. Read More

MusicBee – Full-Featured Free Music Manager

Music managers, not exactly a "niche of software" that is badly represented. Large numbers of these, both commercial and free (open-source) have been around ever since the introduction of portable audio formats such as MP3. However, as it is the kind of software you'll use to great extent, it is particularly in this area where you will be most critical towards comfort of use and the availability of features and customizability. MusicBee is an attempt to provide one with a full-featured playing, tagging, organizing, ripping and synchronizing (e.g. iPod) manager. Lot of stuff to go in there, but hell, this manager manages. Read More

WebRipper – A Free Powerful Image, Video, And Music Ripper

WebRipper is a powerful ripping tool which is used to find and extract images and media files from any specified website. With this tool downloading large number of images, videos, music, or documents from any website becomes a breeze. It is flexible, you can specify the target URL to rip the images or you can use the integrated web search function to find images based on your keywords. It also lets you set certain filters on your search items and thus in this way gives you more control over your search. Read More