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Hi Folks, 

 

here is nice software that i recommend, with time will add more here, feel free to add yours. Also would like to recommend you a website https://alternativeto.net/it has a large catalog of software and helps to find the one you need for the platform you want.

 

Windows:

auCDtect Task Manager

- (to verify the quality of your files), it helps to verify if your WAVE or FLAC file is a real one or is just an upconverted mp3

 

xrecode

- to encode files between formats

 

Audacity (freeware)

- audio editor

 

MacOS:

 

XLD  (freeware)

- to encode files between formats

 

Audacity (freeware)

- audio editor

 

Chronosync

- to sync backups on external hardrives

 

Carbon Copy Clone

- make a full clone of your harddrive. MacBook allow you to boot from external HardDrive, so this can be very handy sometimes to have your own OS with you.

 

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i highly recommend everybody to use f.lux , i actually believe thah this "free"software to make your life better.

It works on Mac, Linux, Windows, iPhone / iPad.
 

https://justgetflux.com/

 
Official presentation:
Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow?
 
Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen?
 
During the day, computer screens look good—they're designed to look like the sun. But, at 9PM, 10PM, or 3AM, you probably shouldn't be looking at the sun.
 
f.lux
f.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
 
It's even possible that you're staying up too late because of your computer. You could use f.lux because it makes you sleep better, or you could just use it just because it makes your computer look better.

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I would like also like to recommend Name Mangler (file name replacer / batch mode)

- i use it to rename audio files, for example add Artist name to all files or delete a label name that is sometime included in the file name of files downloaded from bandcamp.

 

All Name Mangler wants to do is help you tame your filenames. Whether you're a photographer with thousands of "IMG_" files, or someone who needs to Windows-proof filenames, or someone who works with tons of clients and wants to use filenames to help sort client files properly, Name Mangler will help you safely—and very speedily—rename your files.

 

p.s. this is for MacOS, but you can find many alternatives at https://alternativet...e/name-mangler/


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started to use today a buffer clipbord - Jumpcut (osx)

alternatives => http://sourceforge.n...ce=typ_redirect


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Whoa, f.lux is awesome.  Thank you for that.  As someone with inverted sleep schedules, this is amazing.  


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the best software i find for mac to edit mp3/media tags for mac is mp3tag

http://www.mp3tag.de/en/

(there is a version you can run via WINE) and it does some task pretty well.


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Big support for f.lux, when you bypass it at night you see the difference

A very cool piece of software i'm using all the time on osx is audiofinder, altough not freeware it allows you to see the waveform in realtime, reads .flac and other lossless formats

and has other nice features such as bulk renaming for extensive audiofiles lybraries

http://www.icedaudio.com/site/



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and Disk inventory (FREE) to see what's clogging up ypur hard drive 

http://www.derlien.com/ 


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Duplicate File Finder
Free duplicate file finder for Mac*. Switch to PRO to find duplicate folders and even similar folders! Duplicate File Finder is a free app that finds .


works really great ! i managed to free UP a lot of space :)

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