foo_wave_seekbar ~ Foobar2000 Waveform Seekbar


Enhance the appearance and functionality of Foobar2000 by adding a visual representation of the currently playing audio track, which can be used to navigate to any point in the image of the track by clicking there.

Waveform Seekbar is a UI element for both the Default UI and Columns UI that provides seekbar functionality (seeking, position indicator) on top of a pretty image of the waveform of the currently playing song, drawn using either Direct3D 9.0c or Direct2D 1.0.

foobar_waveform_seekbar

Foobar Waveform Seekbar in action

Discussion ~ Hydrogen Audio
Download ~ Hydrogen Audio
Documentation ~ Hydrogen Audio
Source code ~ GitHub

Additional resources:

Waveform Minibar ~ CUI Only
Installing a foobar component
Waveform ~ Wikipedia

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Audacious & XMMS ~ VU Meters Plugin


Open source, multi-instance, skinnable VU meters for Audacious and XMMS.

sc5

Audacious with several instances

Website
Discussion
Downloads

Skins:

http://vumeterplugin.sourceforge.net/themes.php
http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/LED+VU+meter?content=140540

BatchEncoder ~ An Audio Conversion Frontend


BatchEncoder

BatchEncoder is an audio files conversion software. It supports most of popular audio file formats including lossy and lossless compression. The program is very simple to use. BatchEncoder is basically GUI front-end for command-line tools. All it does is create background processes and pass arguments to it with options set in presets/format menu and additionally adds input and output file paths.

Website
Discussion ~ Hydrogen Audio
GitHub file repository

PreppyMeter ~ Linux Analog VU Meter


PeppyMeter is a software VU Meter written in Python. It was originally developed as the new ‘VU Meter’ screensaver for Peppy Player. With minor modifications it became a stand-alone application. PeppyMeter gets audio data from media players (e.g. mpd) via fifo and displays current volume levels in a Graphical User Interface in the form of a traditional VU Meter.

  • Written in Python.
  • Pygame library leveraged for UI purposes.
  • UI is available in three resolutions 800×480, 480×320 and 320×240 pixels.
  • The input for the program is the data from the named pipe. That signal should be provided by peppyalsa plugin.
  • Supplies 9 default meters out of the box.
  • Allows you to add your own meters.
  • Open-source. All source files are available on Github.
  • Several data sources are available for testing and tuning.
  • Provides four types of output: Display, Serial, I2C and PWM.

meters

PeppyMeter
Downloads ~ Github
Forum ~ diyAudio