Fakin' The Funk? Alternatives

    Fakin' The Funk? is described as 'Detect the true quality of your audio files in one batch!'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Fakin' The Funk? for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Fakin' The Funk? are Adobe Audition (Paid), Similarity (Freemium), AudioMass (Free, Open Source) and DarkAudacity (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. You can use Audacity to record live audio, convert tapes and records, edit sound files, change the speed or pitch of a recording and much more.
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    2. Similarity is a useful program that helps you to find and remove similar, duplicate musical files (MP3, WMA, OGG, ASF, WAV, FLAC, APE, WV) with the same or similar sound content, music tags (ID3,WMF,Vorbis).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      AudioMass lets you record, or use your existing audio tracks, and modify them by trimming, cutting, pasting or applying a plethora of effects, from compression and paragraphic equalizers to reverb, delay and distortion fx.
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    3. DarkAudacity is a build/fork of the the well known free sound editor, Audacity, customized with a darker, more modern theme - and a few small tweaks. The audio engine underneath is the same audio engine. The same code powers it. Like Audacity, it is completely free.
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    4. Lossless Audio Checker is a utility to check whether a FLAC or WAVE file is truly lossless or not, by detecting cutoff frequencies. It can show you the full frequency range for each file.
    5. Audiochecker is a tiny and portable tool which analyzes the source of WAV, LPAC, SHN, APE and FLAC audio formats, in order to verify if the encoding is lossless. If not, it means that the files in question are converted from other formats with lower quality, such as MP3.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0 Build 457 Beta, released in June 2006, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.com

    6. Sneedacity (named after Sneed's Feed and Seed from The Simpsons episode, "E-I-E-I-D'oh") is a free (libre), open source, and privacy-respecting audio recording and editing suite forked from Audacity.
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    7. The Microncode Audio Tools is an app for Windows desktop which allows you to do many operations on audio (and video) files, fast and easily.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Spectro is a freeware audio file analyzer for windows. Currently capable of reading FLAC, APE, MP3 and WAV files. Spectro lets you view vital data about compressed audio files and creates a spectrogram of the wave data.
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