SilentNight freeware audio tools are useful applications for handling routine sound and music operations on Windows computers. The collection of freeware downloads includes a portable audio CD burner, a pre-programmed internet radio player, and an MP3/CD player. There are also a couple of computer/file management utilities available for free download.
SilentNight Micro CD/DVD/ISO/AUDIO Burner (File size 1150 kb) – a portable CD burning application that runs from a single executable file, no need to install, and can be launched directly from a CD/DVD or a USBKEY. If you ever need a quick CD burning solution just grab/launch this app via the site.
- Full Featured Data CD / DVD recording functionality.
- No DLL is required.
- Built-in ASPI Layer for Windows NT/2000/XP.
- Support CD-R / CD-RW / DVD+RW / DVD-RAM / DVD-R / DVD-RW.
- On the fly recording; no need to build ISO file first. No disk space is required for temporary files.
- Create ISO (100% DOS/Windows) compatible Data CDs/DVDs.
- Supports Long File Name (Joliet) File System.
- Burn and Build ISO Images.
- Create Multi-Session CD.
- Import any of the available previous session.
- Write on Rewritable CDs.
- Tested with SCSI, IDE, EIDE, USB and Firewire CD/DVD Writers.
- Can be used to make backup.
- All Windows Versions (Except Windows 3.1x) supported.
- High Performance File/Disc Caching.
- Burn Proof/Just Link support.
- DAO*, SAO* and TAO Writing methods support.
- On the fly burning of wave, mp3.
- Full Drag and Drop support.
- Languages supported: English, Norwegian, French, Finnish, Dutch, Spanish,German, more coming.
Although this software is free to download you can help future developments by registering for a small fee (donation). Updates will include features for Video CD/DVD, clone CD/DVD, rip music cd, burn on multiple burners at once plus many more options and functions. See the Support Page for further info and product help.
SilentNight Radio with mp3 player (Install file 7328 kb) – an easy to use internet radio with recording options. It’s built to be a user friendly and easy way to listen to radio stations all over the world. It has 26 predefined stations, and a growing list of radio station lists to use for those 26 channels. You can select by categories, like Country, Hits, Classical, Rock, Norwegian, Swedish, Blues etc.
The radio comes with an external mp3 player that can be launched as a seperate utility. The player only supports playback of mp3 files, and you have options to make and save playlists with it.
Both applications can be used and controlled as trayicons to save workspace for other programs you may use.
SilentNight MP3/CD Player (File size: 6874 kb) – a handy multi purpose audio player that’s easy to use and offers the following features:
- Supports playback of *.mp3, *.ogg, *.wav, *.wma, *.mo3, *.xm, *.mod, *.s3m, *.it, *.mtm, *.mp2, *.mp1, audio cd, and internet radio streams.
- CD-ripper that ripps files directly to mp3 format.
- Converts mp3 to wav and wav to mp3.
- Edit mp3 tags with the inbuilt tag editor.
- Record internet radio streams or from any other input line supported by your soundcard.
- Effects Processing including equalizer, regulate pitch, samplerate, tempo, flanger, echo, rotate, and adjust cd-rom speed.
- Load and Save playlists.
Pros: easy to use, convenient. Cons: Radio streams limited and hardwired, no support for MIDI files, if you try loading MIDI it will spurn an endless stream of dialogue boxes (hold Esc key and close program to fix).
SilentNight Startup Manager (File Size 3920 kb) – not an audio tool but useful for monitoring and removing unneccessary programs, spyware or orphaned startup info in Windows.
Free Software Resources
- Nedwolf – lists the best free software for Windows including online apps and portable apps.
- The Portable Freeware Collection
- Wikipedia: Free audio software
- Wikipedia: List of open source software packages
Media Player Comparisons
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