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blog article from Zia's CyberGuide, Jun 2006


Audio freeware from Gizmo

Zia says

My friend Gizmo got a list of mostly free audio and video tools from one of his newsletter subscriber. If you have not subscribed to Gizmo's newsletter, please please do so! It's the best tech newsletter I am subscribed to so far.


  • Best free MP3 codec

Lame - http://rarewares.org/mp3.html


  • Best free lossless audio codecs:

Monkeys Audio: http://www.monkeysaudio.com/

FLAC: http://flac.sourceforge.net/


  • Best free audio file normalizers

MP3Gain: http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/

WaveGain: http://members.home.nl/w.speek/wavegain.htm


  • Best UDF/ISO file creator

IMGTool Classic: http://www.coujo.de/


  • Best free lossless video codecs

Lagarith: http://lags.leetcode.net/codec.html

Huffyuv: http://neuron2.net/www.math.berkeley.edu/benrg/huffyuv.html


  • Best DVD Copy protection remover

dvd43: http://www.dvd43.com/

DVDFab Decrypter: http://www.dvdidle.com/free.htm


  • Best free DVD Ripper

DVDDecrypter: http://www.mpegx.com/view.php?detail=323http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/DVD_Decrypter/1011845169/1

SmartRipper: http://www.mpegx.com/view.php?detail=323


  • Best Free video file conversion

Super: http://www.erightsoft.com

MediaCoder: http://mediacoder.sourceforge.net/download.htm


  • Best desktop video capture

CamStudio: http://www.camstudio.org/


  • Best free IFO/VOB editors

VobBlanker: http://www.videohelp.com/%7Ejsoto/vobblanker.htm

PgcEdit: http://www.videohelp.com/%7Er0lZ/pgcedit/


  • Best free disc quality check utilities

K-Probe: http://www.k-probe.com/

Nero CD-DVD Speed: http://www.cdspeed2000.com/

~DVDInfoPro: http://www.dvdinfopro.com/


  • Best free media file information utility

AVICodec: http://avicodec.duby.info/

GSpot: http://www.free-codecs.com/download/GSpot.htm

MediaInfo: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=86862&package_id=90341


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