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Tau Analyzer Alternatives

Tau Analyzer is described as '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' and is an app in the audio & music category. There are five alternatives to Tau Analyzer for Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Lossless Audio Checker, which is free. Other great apps like Tau Analyzer are auCDtect Task Manager, Audiochecker, Spectro and Spectrum.

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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows

Tau Analyzer is a free program, which can help you to distinguish with reasonable accuracy the original studio-based CDs...

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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.

    ⚫︎ Lossless AudioLossless Audio Checker has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Lossless AudioauCDtect Task Manager has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
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    Discontinued

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

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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.

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    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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    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSpectro consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Spectrum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • GitHub

    Modeled after the spectrum effect in Ableton Live , Spectrum is a free and open-source web app that shows frequencies of an MP3 or OGG file in real-time.

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