ABSYNTH 2 is a powerful instrument combining synthesis with sampling. The clearly structured user-interface and innovative features turns the sound design process into a creative and enjoyable musical journey. (from Native Instruments website)
This is a batch application designed to easily adjust playback speed, tempo, and pitch of Mp3, PCM/WAV, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, and AAC-encoded (M4A, M4B, MP4) audio files. Audio Speed Changer Pro can also be used for transcoding. Extra options include: tag editor, volume normalization, downmixing, and previewing of changes.
AudioMulch is a synthesizer, effects repository, and noise generator for electronic musicians and noise artists. As it is geared toward live performance, its studio capabilities are relatively limited compared to similar programs, but it will undoubtedly be useful to musicians of a more experimental bent.
The B4 brings one of the richest sounding and most beloved hardware organs into the 21st Century studio. The B4 is a complete virtual tonewheel organ, capable of reproducing in authentic detail the sound of the legendary B3 organ and rotating speaker cabinet. Authenticity, playability and an unmistakable expressiveness are the defining features of this utterly convincing emulation. (from vendor website)
Calke Apprentice is a early midi sequencer (1991-1992) delivered in bundel with Soublaster Card. This only Midi Sequencer has options who do no more exist in newer Cakewalk release like tracklooping who is very nice for creating rythm tracks and real time control of midi program, chanel, keynote etc. you can change while playing.
A powerful and flexible multi-track hard disk audio recording studio which features non-destructive editing, 24bit/96khz recording quality, video keyframe sync, powerful MIDI features and much more. A low-cost solution for a professional audio workstation along the lines of the industry standard Digidesign ProTools.
Cool Edit Pro is the digital audio software package you've been waiting for. It's a breeze to learn and use, packs enough top-quality digital effects modules to fill a room full of rack mounts, and can mix up to 64 tracks together, using just about any sound card. It's like having thousands of dollars' worth of professional audio equipment all in one easy-to-use software package.
Cubase is a virtual studio, in a computer program for music production/recording. The program offers recording, producing and mixing of sounds in order to make music production for distribution on CDs or the internet.
Deckadance is a DJ real-time mixing application which can also host any VST plugin. It has own sampler, relooper and cross-fader. It can be controlled by MIDI devices (MIDI controller or timecoded vinyl controller) or by other software if it is started as VSTi plugin.
eJay Studio is an application which lets you compose, edit, and mix music, featuring a score, key and a list editor. It contains 24 audio tracks and 64 midi tracks. It allows real-time editing. It's a bit deprecated but still has a lot of features.
Jamstix is a virtual drummer software that runs as a VSTi plugin and contains a huge library of drum samples to use with it. Unlike many other similar apps the workflow is not built around loops. Instead you tell the virtual drummer how to act and think and it improvises the performance..
KONTAKT embodies the future of sampling. No other software or hardware sampler offers such a comprehensive set of features, so much flexibility and performance or such a high degree of compatibility. From authentic library playback of virtually any format to the intuitive creation of new instruments, from profound sound design to lively and dynamic surround sound mixes - KONTAKT opens the doors to creativity. (from vendor website)
A cheap and complete program to edit scores, record form keyboards, print staves and edit music, edit MIDI files and export them in MP3 format, post process audio scores and many many many more features.
MTV Music Generator allows you to create your own music quickly, efficiently, and with plenty of customization. The riff libraries are huge, and the PC version sports line in recording from your sound card, should you want to add your own vocals.
This sound editing software is a full featured audio editor for Windows. It allows you to record and edit music, vocal and other sound. You can easily get your masterpiece produced. When editing audio files you can cut, copy and paste parts of recordings and, if needed, add effects like echo, amplification and noise reduction. Music Editor Free works as a wav editor or mp3 editor but it also supports a number of other file formats including vox, gsm, au, ogg, wmv and more.
Renoise is the next generation of music tracker software, combining studio quality sound and virtually infinite expandability with a clear and concise interface putting every parameter and option literally at your fingertips!
From Sanoma Wireworks, RiffWorks T4 is the free download version of RiffWorks. This is an application for recording (specifically) guitar parts that comes with automatic drum track creation InstantDrummer.
Its original purpose was to provide a simple means of getting basic sound effects into a game for those people who were working hard to get their entries done within the 48 hours and didn't have time to spend looking for suitable ways of doing this.
You can use SharpEye to convert printed sheet music into a MIDI file or music notation file which can then be imported into a MIDI sequencer or music notation program. This process is called music OCR by analogy with the more common text OCR.
Skaletracker allows the you to compose music-modules. It has a Fasttracker-like" user interface, but but with many enhanced features and its own music-module-format (.skm) in 16bit 48khz, asio, vst and midi support.
Sound Byte is a traditional Sound cart rack system that makes it easy to add sound effects to your podcasts or live performances. Simply drag & drop your audio files onto a rack, assign a hotkey for each sound, & you are ready to go.
Sound Forge is an award-winning digital audio editor that includes a powerful set of audio processes, tools, and effects for recording and manipulating audio. This industry-standard application is perfect for audio editing, audio recording, effects processing, and rich media encoding. Sound Forge puts the power of an audio production studio on your PC!
TabIt is a simple but well featured guitar tab editor and player. It has a vast community of tabs located at it's website. It uses Midi to play back tabs and can tab Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Drums, Vocals, Piano and any other instruments that can have their notation written in tab.
TablEdit is a program for creating, editing, printing and listening to tablature and sheet music (standard notation) for guitar and other fretted, stringed instruments. Also handles tin whistles, diatonic accordians, harmonicas ...
TABrite is a tablature editor (formerly shareware, now a free download) for instruments with four, five, and six strings. String tunings can be manually set, and midi files can be generated for playback.