Photosounder 1.9.0

Transform your favorite photos into sound and edit them to get the right tone with this lightweight and easy to use software application
There are several ways in which sound can be generated and saved to the computer. You are able to record using specific devices, create with a specialized application or even transform your favorite picture into colorful notes, easily accomplished with Photosounder.

Convert photos into sound

In case your active project requires audio effects that are either hard to obtain or create, you might have stumbled upon a suitable alternative. It's not quite the sound you would expect, each color tone being transformed into frequencies, so if your ears wanted a more musical approach, you better turn on the radio.

Some of the most common image file types can be inserted with no restriction to size or quality. Your photo is displayed in a center preview section for you to better understand what each color sounds like.

The more colorful the image the more diverse sounds

Most of the workspace is fitted with knobs that let you modify the minimum and maximum frequency to be included in the transformation, volume, gamma for the given image, as well as several other audio related options.

Additionally, you find several color related tools that give you the possibility to lighten or darker areas, paint white and black, as well as inverting colors. Unfortunately, no implemented selector lets you carefully choose and place custom colors to make the sound even more interesting.

Work with multiple layers

To further enhance creating possibilities, you are able to add multiple layers, but cannot include a different image in each one. However, several tools are available to customize each layer so that you can work with the existing image.

To end with

Taking everything into consideration, we can say that Photosounder gives you the possibility to create sound effects in a clever way. Careful adjustment of colors and frequencies let you get just the right pitch. It keeps you wondering what every photo from your computer sounds like.

Reviewed by on May 5th, 2014


last updated on:
May 5th, 2014, 10:11 GMT
file size:
1.9 MB
price:
$59.00
 
developed by:
Michel Rouzic
license type:
Demo 
operating system(s):
Windows All
category:
C: \ Multimedia \ Audio \ Audio Editors/Recorders

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Photosounder - In the main window of Photosounder, you can load the audio file you want to process in order to create a graphic representation of the soundPhotosounder - From the File menu, you can open a new audio or graphic file, save your current project or resume the last sessionPhotosounder - You can undo a performed action, erase a mask or reset default values by accessing the Edit menuPhotosounderPhotosounderPhotosounderPhotosounderPhotosounder
What's New in This Release:
  • Live Synthesis mode added, it makes any change to the image heard instantly with no interruption
  • Cursor-controlled playback
  • Option to dump/save live synthesis output to an audio file
  • Image rotation has been changed to make the image keep the same dimensions, can be applied on individual layers in multi-layer images
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Application description

Photosounder is an application that allows users to manipulate the sound in an audio file so that it can be represente...

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