In order to use the Spotify service, registration is required or a Facebook account. The music database is located on the web and can therefore be accessed from any device with internet access.
Audio and video
Useful tools and applications for audio and video editing
The free Media Player Classic - Home Cinema comes in the old style of Windows Media Player, but under the hood there are numerous functions for playing music and videos.
SMPlayer can play audio - video files in a wide variety of formats and offers a wide range of setting options.
The free xrecode II converts audio files into many other file formats. It can rip from an audio CD, convert speaks to MP3 format.
The freeware KMPlayer has everything and can do everything a media player needs. There are plenty of skins for the player. It plays QuickTime and RealMedia formats as well as the standard formats MPEG, AVI and DVD.
The very popular Freemake Video Converter supports many output formats. It can convert videos to AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, SWF, 3GP, MPEG, DVD, Blu-ray and MP3. Videos can also be converted for YouTube, iPod, iPhone, iPad, PSP and Android.
The free mp3tag allows you to rename your music collection in no time at all. And the small tool with its many functions does this very well.
Can read audio CDs and other sources directly and save them in space-saving formats such as MP3 or Ogg Vorbis.
Audio editor with recording function for direct editing of mp3 files.
The free program Windows 7 Codecs provides the Media Player 12 and Media Center with many codecs. Windows 7 codecs make Windows 7 fit for the playback of many video and audio files.
The solution for all iPhone and iPod users to copy music from the device to the computer.
VLC is a free multimedia player for Windows, Linux and Mac. VLC plays all common formats. DVD, audio, VCD all no problem for the VLC media player.