Sonic visualiser: an open source application for viewing, analysing, and annotating music audio files

@article{Cannam2010SonicVA,
  title={Sonic visualiser: an open source application for viewing, analysing, and annotating music audio files},
  author={Chris Cannam and Christian Landone and Mark B. Sandler},
  journal={Proceedings of the 18th ACM international conference on Multimedia},
  year={2010}
}
Sonic Visualiser is a friendly and flexible end-user desktop application for analysis, visualisation, and annotation of music audio files. Its stated goal is to be "the first program you reach for when want to study a musical recording rather than simply listen to it". To this end, it has a user interface that resembles familiar audio editing applications, a set of useful standard visualisation facilities, and support for a plugin format for additional automated analysis methods. 

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