Re: Frequency analysis

Subject: Re: Frequency analysis
From: J. Simon van der Walt (
Date: Tue Nov 16 2004 - 15:09:41 EST

> Hi,
> I was wondering if anyone could tell me the name of a free software for
> MacOSX that could record a sound and then give a spectrum reading of
> it. I am tuning metal xylophone bars and need to know what frequencies
> are present in the bars sound.
> I tried sound Hack but I don't know the software to well. If anyone
> knows how to use it for this purpose, please enlighten me.

There is a pitch display in Audacity, which is free. Can't remember if its
just a graphical display or if you could actually read pitches off it,
though. Lemur, maybe? Which runs under Classic, and I think displays pitch

J. Simon van der Walt    -----     Composer

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