mp3guessenc ~ Analyze Audio mpeg Files

… a small utility for analysis of audio mpeg files and detection of the encoder used (when layer III).

Further, mp3guessenc can detect many details about the mpeg audio stream and print out lots of useful information.

Supported streams are mpeg 1, mpeg 2 and unofficial mpeg 2.5 – layer I, layer II and layer III of course. Xing tag, lame tag, VBRI tag, Id3 tags (both 1.x and 2.x), APE tags (both v1 and v2), Lyrics3 tags (both v1 and v2) and MusicMatch tag (any version) are detected as well.

mp3guessenc

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cmus ~ Lightweight Unix Player

cmus is a small, fast and powerful console music player for Unix-like operating systems.

cmus-2.4.3-osx

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Rivendell ~ Open Source Radio Automation

Rivendell is a complete radio broadcast automation solution, with facilities for the acquisition, management, scheduling and playout of audio content. It has all of the features one would expect in a modern, fully-fledged radio automation system, including support for both PCM and MPEG audio encoding, full voice-tracking and log customization as well as support for a wide variety of third party software and hardware. As a robust, functionally complete digital audio system for broadcast radio applications, Rivendell uses industry standard components like the GNU/Linux Operating System, the AudioScience HPI Driver Architecture and the MySQL Database Engine. Rivendell is available under the GNU Public License.

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