GramoFile is intended primarily for transferring gramophone records to CDs, but has many other possible uses. It can record very long .wav files with a bargraph signal peak-level meter, playback any part of the files, split long .wav files into separate tracks (with automatic track location), and process the signal with filters to reduce ticks and pops (multiple filters are provided, they can be applied in any order (multiple instances) with user-adjustable parameters). Track splitting and signal processing are done in the same run, and don't need any temporary files.
GtkGEP turns your computer into a realtime effects processor. You can plug your guitar into the computer and play with cool distortion effects, for example. It has a modular plugin structure, with standard plugins including distortion, overdrive, delay, reverb, equalizers, and a flanger. It works in 16-bit resolution, in mono mode, and with frequencies from 11khz to 44khz. The sound quality is very good.
MusE is a multitrack virtual studio for Linux. It supports real-time editing of both MIDI and audio in an integrated environment. It has support for LADSPA and DSSI plugins (with Win VST support), JACK, and ALSA-MIDI output and input as well as internal softsynths. Numerous MIDI editors are available, including a piano roll, score editor, and drum editor. There is full automation for both MIDI and audio.
Protux is being developed to be a complete Digital Media Production tool, or Digital Media Workstation. The focus is on GNU/Linux users, but it runs in any workstation with a Java >=1.5 VM installed, and even over the Web through a standard browser that supports Java. It aims to offer an integrated environment for audio, video, and MIDI production throught a innovative interface where the productivity is focused.
rawrec and rawplay are utilities designed to provide the user with a simple way of recording and playing raw audio data. Options exist to control the timing and padding of the run as well as the dsp parameters. The main ring buffer size and buffer fragment size can be set if desired. These programs are particularly useful in conjunction with the sox utility.
The Snack sound extension adds commands for sound play/record and sound visualization, e.g. waveforms and spectrograms. It supports in- memory sound objects, file based audio, streaming audio, WAV, AU, AIFF, and MP3 file formats, synchronous and asynchronous playback. The visualization canvas item types update in real-time and can output postscript. New commands and file formats can be added using the Snack C-API.
soundgrab provides a cassette deck-like command line interface (ff, rw, jump to position) plus some other commands that let you easily select and save your favorite parts of a big volume of Ogg or raw audio in Ogg, FLAC, raw, cdr, or wav format. If you have a favorite radio show that plays hard-to-find things at a time when your boss insists you should be at work, you can record it, then come home later and save your favorite parts.
Streamripper records MP3, Ogg, AAC, and NSV audio and video files from Shoutcast and Icecast compatible streams. The streams can be recorded as a whole or in individual tracks. Streamripper also features a relay stream, which lets you listen or watch live from multiple clients while recording.