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Ableton Live 8
Ableton Live is loop-based music sequencer designed to be as much an instrument as a composing and arranging tool. DJs often use it for precision mixing. Ableton Live has been designed for use... Read more

Adobe Audition 3
When creating or editing audio - Audition is Adobe's tool that integrates perfectly with the rest of the Adobe suite. Make editing, restoring as well as composing possible in realtime. It also allows... Read more

Adobe Encore DVD 2.0
Encore DVD is one of the top professional DVD authoring suites. This software package lets you build anything from simple slideshows to advanced interactive menus for DVDs. Slidshows can be created... Read more

Adobe Premiere Pro CS4
Adobe Premiere is state of the art video editing. For real-time non-linear editing for any video format include High Definition (HD). Supports 16-bit color resolution, GPU accelerated rendering for... Read more

Apple iMovie
iMovie is part of Apple's iLife suite and lets you view and work with, edit and share your movies. The latest version of iMovie has made a marked improvement in working with large projects,... Read more

Apple iTunes
iTunes has gone through a massive development over the past few years. It started as a simple music player and organizer required to transfer music to and from your iPod, iPhone or iPad - today... Read more

Apple QuickTime 7
QuickTime is digital media software that lets you view pre-recorded or live video and/or audio. On the first viewing, QuickTime immediately shows its superior video quality. Users like the clear,... Read more

Corel WinDVD 2010
WinDVD is a fully featured DVD and Blu-ray player - with superb video and audio quality. It also plays Real media, QuickTime, H.264 - and high definition formats such as WMV-HD and other HD video... Read more

CyberLink PowerDVD 9
PowerDVD was one of the first software based DVD players on the market. It gained enormous momentum by being bundled with many DVD-ROM drive manufactures products - and today offers many more... Read more

Final Cut Pro 5
Final Cut Pro is NLE (non-linear editing) at it's best. Final Cut allows you to edit any video format from consumer DV to high-end and professional HD (high definition) digital video. Editing and... Read more

Finale 2010
Finale is notation software that is feature-rich and versatile, allowing the user to compose, notate, arrange and even print sheet music of engraver quality. And one of the best features is the more... Read more

FL Studio 9
Formerly known as FruityLoops, FL Studio is a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). It can be used as a sort of doodle pad for musical ideas or to master tracks that are ready to publish. FL Studio... Read more

Fraps 2.8
Fraps is a great product in the unique market of real-time video capturing of DirectX an OpenGL based applications - mainly computer games. Fraps allows you to benchmark your games in always let you... Read more

Guitar Pro
Guitar Pro is a tab editor, score player and backing band all in one application. It allows you to create and edits tablatures for bass, guitar, mandolin and other fretted instruments with 4-8... Read more

IrfanView
IrfanView is a free, small, fast graphic viewer whose goal is to be simple for beginners while meeting the power needs of professionals. It allows you to view and change graphic images to your own... Read more

Microsoft Movie Maker 2.1
Even though Microsoft Movie Maker is freeware bundled with Windows XP - it is still a powerful video editor for home users and can even be used by for semi-professional video productions. Imports... Read more

Microsoft Windows Media Player 11
Available as freeware from Microsoft - Windows Media Player is the default choice when it comes to playing either music or video on the Microsoft Windows platforms. Windows Media Player also allows... Read more

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE) transforms your PC into a media center and moves it into the livingroom. MCE is acutally an alternative to your VCR since it allows you to user your PC... Read more

Nero Recode 2
Nero Recode is one of the fastes video/DVD converters on the market. With Recode you can easily backup non-copy protected media (e.g. DVD) into MPEG-4 (H.263/AVC) format - which takes up alot less... Read more

Sibelius 6
Sebelius is notation software for students, composers, educators, arrangers and musicians of all disciplines. There are new improvements and features that make Sebelius a one-stop composing and... Read more

Sony ACID Pro 6
ACID Pro, a loop-based music creation tool, is a favorite of users worldwide. Combining loops, multi-track recording and MIDI, this is a full-featured music workstation that will produce... Read more

Steinberg Cubase SX3
For state-of-the-art professional music creation Cubase is the first product that comes to mind. It provides the most advanced audio and midi recording, mixing and editing and has support for a large... Read more

TeamSpeak 2.0
TeamSpeak is software that allows people to talk to each other over the internet. It works equally well whether it's used for gaming, families staying in touch or inter-office communication. It has... Read more

TuneUp
Whether your music library is total chaos or just needs some organization, TuneUp can save you a lot of time, work and aggravation. TuneUp is software that replaces missing track names and album... Read more

Ventrilo 3.0
Ventrilo is a scalable VoIP designed to solve problems with packet loss, uptime, network latency and administration. Although Ventrilo is popular with gamers, it is good for home and personal use... Read more

Winamp 5.24
Winamp has been and is still on of the most downloaded mp3 players on the internet. However, today Winamp does much more than just play mp3s - it supports a wide number of audio and video formats.... Read more

Open source software
Amarok
Amarok is an open source music player with a great intuitive user-interface that breathes new life into your music collection. Play lists are easily created through drag and drop - and the sound can... Read more

Ardour 2.3
Ardour is professional hard-disc recording for MacOSX and Linux - meets all of you studio requirements. Ardour packs features such as: multi-channel recording, non-linear and non-destructive editing,... Read more

Audacity 1.3
Whether it's multichannel recording, easy editing, effects or audio analysis - Audacity sums it all up in this free and cross-platform tool. Effects includes changing pitch, equalization, compression... Read more

Avidemux 2.4.1
Avidemux offers simple video editing for your PC, but packs many more features than that. This open source project is great for DVD/DivX converting and editing. Avidemux also has scripting support... Read more

Banshee 0.13
Banshee is a music player with many advanced features. One of the most important is iPod synchronization, which is now available simple and easy on Linux. On top of that Banshee does a great job as a... Read more

DVDStyler 1.6.1
DVDStyler is simple DVD authoring. While DVDStyler may not yet offer all of the advanced features of commercial DVD authoring tools - it provides a quick and simple interface for adding DVD menus to... Read more

Freevo 1.8
Freevo is an open source home theatre PC platform. It provides all of the features you would expect of any HTPC/media center such as being able to watch TV either terrestrial or from DVB sources.... Read more

HandBrake 0.7.1
Handbrake is a DVD to MPEG-4 converter. It is able to process both unencrypted files from the VIDEO_TS folder as well as whole DVDs and turn them into MPEG-4 or H.264 formats. NTSC and PAL formats... Read more

Helix Player 11
Helix Player is an open source edition of the media player - Real Player, but is only available for unix platforms - mainly Linux. The application is part of the Helix DNA Platform which is a... Read more

Jokosher
Jokosher is a multi-track music editor. The interface uses familiar concepts to musicians rather than relying on their knowledge of multi-track recorders. Guitarists and other players who don't... Read more

Kino 1.3
Kino is open source non-linear video editing at it's best. Easily imports DV video through IEEE-1394 (firewire) and allow detailed editing and transition effect for both video and audio. The move... Read more

LMMS 0.4.5
Linux Multimedia Studio (LMMS) is a free DAW (digital audio workstation) created for Linux & Windows. Although it has a rather steep learning curve, there are many tutorials and it includes several... Read more

MediaPortal 1.0
MediaPortal is a complete open source media center including a digital video recorder (dvr) feature. MediaPortal lets you view and record TV from both analog and digital (DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-S) sources... Read more

Miro 1.2
Miro (formerly known as Democracy player) is an open source internet video player. It makes watching video on the internet a breeze either by subscribing to channels from the channel guide - or... Read more

MPlayer
MPlayer is an open source movie player originally made for Linux. Today, however, a number of platforms are supported - and it is most likely the movie player that supports the most formats.... Read more

Mumble 1.1
Mumble is voice chat software that can be used by any type of group but is tailored for gamers who enjoy chatting while gaming. It has an ingame overlay for DirectX9 and OpenGL based games and shows... Read more

MuseScore 0.9.5
MuseScore is an open source cross platform music notation program that has a lot of very good features. Simple to operate, notes are entered on a virtual note sheet with your mouse, MIDI or keyboard.... Read more

MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz is a project that is creating an open content music database, a type of "Wikipedia for music" and software for auto-tagging your music. The base contains information about artists, their... Read more

musikCube 1.0
musikCube is a music library and player. It plays virtually any music media format that is comes across, however, drm (digital rigths management) protected music (music bought on-line) is not... Read more

MythTV
MythTV is an open source personal/digital video recorder (dvr) with alot of extra features making it a complete media center for your home. Besides the standard features of watching and recording TV... Read more

Rosegarden 1.7
Rosegarden is a professional audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. Rosegarden is an easy-to-learn, attractive application that runs on... Read more

Songbird 1.1
Songbird is a new audio player on the internet with unique features. It is, however, not a mature project yet - but for the enthusiast it is definitely worth a try. Songbird is built around the... Read more

Taksi 0.7.6
Taksi is screen/video capture with a twist. It is designed to capture live video from your 3d based games and other 3d applications. Taksi can even perform real-time compression to popular video... Read more

Traverso DAW 0.42.0
Traverso DAW (digital audio workstation) is an easy to use, open source multitrack audio recording and editing suite with a great user interface. You'll find yourself doing more work in half the... Read more

TuxGuitar
TuxGuitar is a great music writing and learning tool with no pretensions to being a real DAW, although it does contain some DAW type features. It is a multitrack guitar tablature and standard... Read more

VLC media player
VLC media player - originally named VideoLAN Client - is a flexible media player available for virtually any operating system including portal/handheld computers. VLC plays all of the common media... Read more

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