Pyjama is an (unofficial) client for Jamendo, the free music community. It helps you to browse through Jamendo's database in order to find new albums. You can stream the music, create playlists, sort the albums by rating and tag, rate each track, and star albums you like most. An integrated Firefox instance helps you to interact with the Jamendo community.
Arista is an easy-to-use multimedia transcoder for the GNOME desktop. It focuses on the goal of transcoding media, namely the devices you wish to play the media on. It is designed for use by people who are not familiar with audio and video encoding and want an easy way to get multimedia to their devices. It supports input from DVD and V4L devices as well as regular files.
Gespeaker is a GTK+ frontend for espeak. It allows you to play a text in many languages with settings for voice, pitch, volume, and speed. The text can also be recorded to a WAV file for future listening. Gespeaker supports the speech synthesizer MBROLA for a better speech experience.