Here you will find links to a selection of the best freeware tools to download for meeting your multimedia and entertainment needs. If you have any recommendations or comments please feel free to email me with them or write a review.
Download Ashampoo Burning Studio
The Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE keeps all the advantages of its predecessor and adds multi-disc file backup, an integrated audio CD ripper and further improved support for the exciting new Blu-ray format with capacities of up to 25 gigabytes per layer. Many users are tired of over-complicated CD burning applications that are getting harder and harder to use. Sometimes you can waste most of your time just trying to find a function. Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE focuses on what you want: To burn discs quickly, easily, with maximum quality and minimum hassle. It includes everything you need to be able to do that. And it excludes everything that could get in the way.
Audacity is a free audio editor. You can record sounds, play sounds, import and export WAV, AIFF, and MP3 files, and more. Use it to edit your sounds using Cut, Copy and Paste (with unlimited Undo), mix tracks together, or apply effects to your recordings. It also has a built-in amplitude envelope editor, a customizable spectrogram mode and a frequency analysis window for audio analysis applications. Built-in effects include Bass Boost, Wahwah, and Noise Removal, and it also supports VST plug-in effects.
CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs).
Download DVD Flick
DVD Flick is a simple but at the same time powerful Open Source DVD Authoring tool. It can take several video files stored on your computer and turn them into a DVD that will play back on your DVD player, Media Center or Home Cinema Set.
Supported file container formats are, amongst others, AVI, MPG, MOV, WMV, ASF, FLV, Matroska and MP4. Supported codecs are amongst others, MPEG-1\2\4 (XVid, DivX, etc.), Windows Media Audio\Video. MP3, OGG Vorbis, H264, and On2 VP5\6.
Download DFX Audio Enhancement
Add clarity, renew stereo depth, infuse 3D surround sound, pump up the volume, boost bass levels, optimize headphone sound, customize skins, finely-tune presets...
Download DBpower AMP
Often called a Swiss army knife of Audio, dMC is able to:
Rip digitally sound from Audio CDs and store in a multitude of formats; dMC is the Fastest CD Ripper and now AccurateRip Compatible; Convert from one format to another, just about every audio type is supported: mp3, mp4, Windows Media Audio (wma), Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Monkeys Audio, FLAC and many others [Codec downloads], whilst preserving ID Tags; Volume Normalize audio files;
Windows Explorer Integration - right click Convert To & popup useful information on audio files (such as bitrate, length);
ID tag editing [Power Pack Option];
Record from LPs or anything [optional Auxiliary Input install];
100% Free, No nags, popups, hidden spyware or bundleware.
Download DVDFab 7
DVDFab "DVD to DVD" is the reportedly the most powerful and flexible DVD copying/burning software. With 8 copy modes, you can backup any DVD to DVDR or hard drive in just one or a few clicks.
Foobar2000 is an advanced audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include ReplayGain support, low memory footprint and native support for several popular audio formats.
New Free Studio Manager is a completely redesigned all-in-one package for our programs. It contains 8 sections to bundle all free multimedia applications which have been developed by DVDVideoSoft. These sections the following: YouTube, MP3&Audio, CD-DVD-BD, DVD&Video, Photo&Images, Mobiles, Apple Devices, 3D. Thus all the programs are included in the new interface for easy access to any of them. With this free software you can convert video and audio files between different formats and to iPod, PSP, iPhone, BlackBerry and all popular mobile phones and devices; burn and rip DVDs and audio CDs; upload and download YouTube videos and music to your computer, iPod, PSP, iPhone and BlackBerry; perform basic editing of audio and video files as well as record videos and make snapshots. Free Studio contains no spyware or adware. It's clearly free and absolutely safe to install and run.
Download The GodFather
mp3/ogg/mpc/ape/flac/aac/apl/wv/mp4/ofr/spx file manager. No more strange file names and endless search for "that song". Rename,update Tags,restructure files on hard disk, create/merge play lists,encode-decode with LAME/Ogg Vorbis/MpcEnc, export/import to/from file, play, use freedb.org & allmusic.com, catalog them in a library... with ease of use and perfect results every time.
The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format such as VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, and QuickTime among others. It handles a wide range of subtitles and allows you to capture audio, video, and screenshots in many ways.
The player can set multifarious audio and video effects, slow down or increase playback speed with regular tone, select parts of a video as favorites, do an exceptionally powerful A-B repeat, remap the keys of remote interface for HTPC including overlay screen controls, change a skin dynamically depending on a media type playing, and many more. It is completely customizable thanks to a wide selection of skins and color schemes, and the configuration options are extremely extensive.
MediaJoin is software that enables you to easily join (combine) all popular audio and video formats into a single merged audio or video file. Formats supported include MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and WMV. Optionally include audio tag information for combined output audio files. Settings are available for bitrate, frequency, channels, VBR, and WMA profile for audio files; and AVI audio and video codec, MPEG bitrate, frame rate, size, and WMV profile for video files, providing complete output control. The software supports more formats than other audio and video joiners on the market. In fact, it is the only complete all-in-one solution for joining (combining) audio and video files. With MediaJoin, you get a MP3 joiner, WMA joiner, WAV joiner, OGG joiner, AVI joiner, MPG joiner, and WMV joiner all in the same application!
Download MP3 Remix
MP3 Remix is the first DJ remix product which lets you easily create a sophisticated pro DJ style remix of any song from your MP3 or CD collection. Utilizing cutting edge artificial intelligence it automates all of the complex tasks normally performed by a team of skilled musicians, DJs, producers and recording engineers. Even if you have no musical ability, MP3 Remix allows you to create and record original interpretations of your favorite songs using its extensive preset sound library.
Download Oozic Player
Download Oozic Gallery
Oozic defines the next dimension in Internet music entertainment: Interactive 3D Music Videos. It is a ground-breaking suite of software applications that enable the playback, production, and merchandising of Internet music enhanced by awe-aspiring real-time 3D visualizations.
SUPER ?is a Multimedia Encoder and a Multimedia Player, easy-to-use with 1 simple click. It plays & converts very fast full length movies to any other format without any time or function limitation. NO trial or evaluation version of SUPER ?but one unique fully working version.
SUPER ?IS UNIVERSAL as it supports a wide variety of input/source file format to play or encode (to & from) without any additional third party software.
Supported input source file formats are:
- Video format: 3gp/3g2(Nokia,Siemens,Sony,Ericsson) asf, avi (DivX,H263,H263+,H264,XviD,MPEG4,MSmpeg4 etc..), dat,
fli, flc, flv (used in Flash), mkv, mpg (Mpeg I,Mpeg II), mov(H263,H263+,H264,MPEG4 etc..), mp4(H263,H263+,H264,MPEG4), ogg,
qt, rm, ram, rmvb, str (Play Station), swf (Flash), ts (HDTV), viv, vob, wmv
- Audio format: ac3, amr, mp2, mp3, mp4, mpc, ogg, ra, wav, wma
- AviSynth Script Files: avs.
The VideoLAN project targets multimedia streaming of MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and DivX files, DVDs, digital satellite channels, digital terrestial television channels and live videos on a high-bandwidth IPv4 or IPv6 network in unicast or multicast under many OSes. VideoLAN also features a cross-platform multimedia player, VLC, which can be used to read the stream from the network or display video read locally on the computer under all GNU/Linux flavours, all BSD flavours, Windows, Mac OS X, BeOS, Solaris, QNX, Familiar Linux...VideoLAN is free software, and is released under the GNU General Public License. It started as a student project at the French École Centrale Paris but is now a worldwide project with developers from 20 countries.
The ultimate multimedia player...period. Everyone knows about this !
Download WinX DVD Ripper
WinX DVD Ripper is a free DVD software that facilitates ripping the content of a DVD to computer hard disk drive and converting to popular video formats. It supports convert many kinds of DVDs to most of popular video formats such as AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, FLV, MPEG1/2. People may need this kind of One-Click DVD backup and conversion solution to convert and backup different DVDs to their computer hard disk drive. They can backup the DVD video as FLV, AVI, MP4, WMV, MPEG or other popular video formats. With this free DVD ripping software program, users could separate audio from DVD video and save as MP3 music file.