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Old 2020-02-26, 06:05 PM
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Re: Spotting Lossy Sources--links inside **2020 UPDATES**

its amazing I'll have to try but not as crisp as spek

I recently discovered this software, it is so great for spectral analysis try it out. it generates the screencaps and everything.

I would call it essential ttd software
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Spek – Acoustic Spectrum Analyser

Spek (IPA: /spɛk/, ‘bacon’ in Dutch) helps to analyse your audio files by showing their spectrogram. Spek is free software available for Unix, Windows and Mac OS X.
  • Supports all popular lossy and lossless audio file formats thanks to the FFmpeg libraries.
  • Ultra-fast signal processing, uses multiple threads to further speed up the analysis.
  • Shows the codec name and the audio signal parameters.
  • Allows to save the spectrogram as an image file.
  • Drag-and-drop support; associates with common audio file formats.
  • Auto-fitting time, frequency and spectral density rulers.
  • Adjustable spectral density range.
  • Translated into 19 languages.
Spek running under Ubuntu Linux Spek running under Windows 7 Spek running under Mac OS X

Unix spek-0.8.2.tar.xz (168 KiB)

Windows spek-0.8.2.msi (8.47 MiB) (8.35 MiB)

Mac OS X spek-0.8.3.dmg (6.03 MiB)
News news feed
  • 2014-08-31: Faster Fast Fourier Transform
  • 2012-09-23: Spek 0.8.0 Released
  • 2011-08-17: Spek and Lion
  • 2011-04-24: Spek 0.7 Released
  • 2011-03-16: Spek status update


Spek is free and open source software licensed under GPLv3. The project is written in C++, the code is available on GitHub.

Report bugs and request new features on the issue tracker.
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