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Spek is described as 'helps to analyse your audio files by showing their spectrogram. Spek is free software available for Unix, Windows and Mac OS X' and is an app in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Spek 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 Spek are Ocenaudio, Adobe Audition, Lossless Audio Checker and Fakin' The Funk?.

Spek alternatives are mainly Audio Editors but may also be Audio Recorders or Music Production Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Spek.
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  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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    Audacity's spectrum analyser is limited to 8 kHz, where high quality audio files require a much higher spectrum.

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  2. Ocenaudio is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast and functional audio editor. It is the ideal software for people who need to edit and analyze audio files without complications. ocenaudio also has powerful features that will please more advanced users.

    Ocenaudio version 3.7.19 running on Windows with an audio file open.
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    Easiest and fasted alternative for Spek, works great on Mac!

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    Ocenaudio is able to analyse high quality audio files, where some other tools have their limitations. Also, it's very easy to use, with a user friendly interface.

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  3. Adobe Audition is an audio editing and post-production suite.

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    This alternative is disputed. Adobe Audition is still a legitimate alternative to Spek, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    audition is a full studio, spek is just an analyzer

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    Lossless Audio Checker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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.

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    Fakin' The Funk?

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Detect the true quality of your audio files in one batch!.

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    This program works the archives for lotes...

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    auCDtect Task Manager

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    auCDtect Task Manager is a free GUI tool that lets you check if your lossless audio files were upconverted from a "lossy" file format.

    Discontinued

    Official Website is down and there have been no releases since 2016.

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    Spectro

    • 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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    Tau Analyzer

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Tau Analyzer is a free program, which can help you to distinguish with reasonable accuracy the original studio-based CDs from poor quality fakes, that have been "reconstructed" using a lossy audio source, such as MP3.

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    Audiochecker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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

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  10. Podium is a modern digital audio workstation (DAW) for Windows. It supports recording and editing of audio and MIDI, and hosts VST instrument and effect plugins.

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