Now for a look at all of the available audio software for the Linux desktop. Here you can find several audio players, audio recorders, digital equalizer’s and DJ software. Please comment below if you have any audio software that you think should be added to the list.
High Quality Media Players
The selection of media players for Linux is also growing, and there are several full featured players to try. Some players will even automatically manage your album artwork.
Amarok is one of the most popular audio players for the Linux desktop, with Amarok you can play and manage all of your music or audio files. Amarok has easy installers for several different Linux distributions, and also work for Linux and Max OS. Frequent updates ensure that Amarok is always up to date and delivering the highest quality performance.
Banshee can play a wide variety of audio formats and will work on Linux, Windows and MacOS X. Banshee can also use plugins to extend its functionality.
Brasero is a very popular Linux CD DVD burner that is commonly found installed with the Gnome desktop environment. With Brasero you can easily burn data CD’s, audio CD’s, create CD copies, and much more. Be sure to try Brasero for all of your CD burning needs.
Try EarCandy today to fade application and system volume in and out, or automatically pause audio during Skype calls. EarCandy will take care of all of those nasty little audio tweaks you always wish you could find.
You can use GTKPod to manage your iPod from your Linux desktop. You can easily add new audio tracks to your iPod or remove existing ones. This is a convenient and lightweight application that can be very useful if you have an iPod.
Manage all of your ID3 tags with supreme simplicity. Puddletag will allow you to edit all of your ID3 tags using a spreadsheet style interface that is perfect for editing multiple files at the same time. You can even manage all of your file names and match them to your ID3 information. Be sure to use Puddletag if you have a large music library.
Here is another great music player for the Linux desktop. Rythmbox has several awesome features and a very clean interface. Easily search and sort your music to quickly find your favorite audio tracks. Rhythmbox will even allow you to manage your iPod or other mobile audio devices.