60 Open Source Audio and Video Software Tools

By Cynthia Harvey | Posted September 14, 2011

Whether you work with video and audio files as a regular part of your small business routine or you dabble as the need arises, you need the right software tools. But who wants to spend a fortune? You don’t have to.

Here's a list of 60 open source tools to let you share files, create multimedia, edit audio and video files and even convert files. If this list doesn't have it, chances are you don’t need it. Go ahead, dig in to the good stuff prepared by our colleagues at Datamation.


Most computer users are spending much more time these days viewing and creating multimedia content. According to comScore, 85.6 percent of online Americans (178 million people) watched video online in June 2011, and they spent an average of 16.8 hours each watching those videos during the month. In addition, Nielsen reports that the number of people watching video on their smartphones and tablets has increased 41 percent since last year.

Read the complete article: 60 Open Source Replacements for Audio/Video Tools

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