Don't-Miss Audio Stories
Ashampoo Music Studio 4 adds cataloging and a neater interface to an already nice suite of audio tools.
Lazy music-lovers rejoice! With Flutter, you can control your tunes like a Jedi.
We tested 20 cloud-storage services to find the best tools for sharing and syncing files, backing up PCs, sharing photos, listening to music, and more.
Want to bring your music collection with you? Through Amazon Cloud Player, Apple iCloud, or Google Play, you can enjoy tunes almost anywhere.
VLC's default interface is slightly clunky, but its ability to play virtually any file type without external codecs and cornucopia of controls makes it a must-have download.
With Turntable.fm, Tweetbot, and other just-for-fun apps, you can stay entertained wherever you are.
SoundBest attempts to optimize the sound on your system via an interactive listening test...but the results may not impress you.
I looked at the major subscription services--Mog, Rdio, Rhapsody, Slacker, and Spotify--to see how they shake out and which might be the best fit for you.
rtpMIDI lets you control your PC's MIDI software and instruments using your Apple iPhone or iPad.
Open source DJ software Mixxx lacks FX, but is otherwise top-shelf and extremely intuitive.
"Friendly" is the key word for audio editing and restoration utility Magix Audio Cleaning Lab, which delivers average results.
Freemake Music Box is a free and easy window to the world of online music and music videos.