An introduction to computer audio
The suite consist of 4 applications allowing you to rip, to tag, to play and to manage the libraries independent of each other. This allows you to e.g. play and rip at the same time while doing some tagging.
This suite is primarily targeted at Classical and Jazz.
It offers different styles to manage a classical and a jazz collection.
Beside the conventional tags it adds
It comes with its own database (CHIClean) containing an impressive list of composers.
The compositions of major composers are also available.
This allows you to tag your classical in a consistent way.
There is a tutorial on how to tag classical music.
It is a bit hidden in the Blog but obvious written by somebody deeply immerged in classical music.
Interface supports English and Français
Direct Sound (Windows default), WASAPI and ASIO are supported.
File formats supported are FLAC, mp3, mp4, m4a (including lossless), wma (including lossless), ape, WAV (taggable), AIFF.
WAV is tagged using the “dBpoweramp” convention; writing ID3 tags in an info chunk
Conversion to MP3 by LAME
Audio by BASS
Database: Firebird (open source)
OS: XP, Vista and Windows 7
Tagging sources: FreeDB, Amazon, GD3
The free trial version is a fully functional version of MusiCHI Studio valid for 21 days.