Audacity is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. Good news is Audacity 2.0 has been released with numerous improvements in GUI and features. It has dozens of new features, developed in the 1.3 series. It replaces all previous versions, especially 1.2.6 and 1.3.14.
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Google Android Market has evolved into a new and exciting portal ‘Google Play’. The work is being done by google for about a year or so, the result seems really great. A lot of thought, vision and innovation has been put up by Google into this project making it an online platform for Movies, Apps, Games, Music and Books as well. For now, all we can say is “There’s a lot more to it than meets the eye”. The Play website quote -
“Now your favorite music, books, movies, apps, and games are all in one place that’s accessible from the Web and any Android device. Discover, buy and share like never before.”
Nightingale is an audio player with a beautiful interface with a wide range of supported audio formats, all with multi-platform support. Being the fork of Songbird, it offers the user a lot of cool features like the ability to play MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WMA etc formats, Mp3 download feature, Last.fm integration and much more.
XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. All the XBMC fans out there will be glad to know that the much awaited XBMC 10.0 ‘Dharma’ has been released and is now available for use. The main focus of this release was the “Add-ons”. Earlier we used to google to find new themes etc for XBMC but this ends up here with 10.0 release as 11 Themes are already available by default for XBMC. Just goto the Add-ons section and select the one you like. XBMC 10.0 is all set to rock.
Installation via PPA :- Open the terminal and type :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xbmc
and done. Access it via Applications> Sound & Video > XBMC. This PPA also works for Ubuntu 10.04 and 9.10.