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Site Updates

Mobile Sound Authoring Tools

February 24, 2007  Added MMS Guru's MIDIScale and Logomanager's PolyPhonix Studio SP-MIDI editors.

ID3.org

January 17, 2007  ID3.org provides specifications for various versions of ID3 MP3 tagging standards.

Monkey's Audio codec

August 23, 2006  Linked to lossless Monkey's Audio codec.

Tuny Engine

June 26, 2006  Linked to Tuny Engine, a game audio engine for Symbian OS & Windows Mobile.

Capturing Audio on BREW Handsets

May 30, 2006  Linked to article at DevX on capturing audio with BREW handsets.

Playing Multimedia Using BREW's IMedia API

May 23, 2006  Linked to DevX article on BREW 2.0 IMedia API.

series 60 Sound Mixer example

May 12, 2006  Linked to an article at Forum Nokia demonstrating up to 16 sound channel mixing.

Create Sound Synchronization Magic in Flash

April 24, 2006  Linked to article at DevX about using FlashAmp for Flash based audio visualization and lipsyncing.

Mobile Media API Example - Media Sampler

April 17, 2006  Linked to developer document at forum.nokia demonstrating use of MMAPI for playing sound and video.

Updates to mobile audio authoring tools

April 10, 2006  Added links to SSEYO's miniMIXA++ for mobile XMF export, and Faith Technologies mobile audio tools.

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Dec 01, 2007

The Sonify.org domain name is for sale. If you are interested in taking over the domain and optionally the existing site, send an email to contribute [at] sonify dot org. If you have sent a email request previously, please resend as we had a problem with our email.

May 29, 2007

New music download system from Beatnik compresses songs up to 10 times more than the MP3 format by taking common elements or repeated sounds and only replicating them once in the compressed file. The decreased file size means songs download much faster over the same bandwidth, allowing users to start listening to the song as the rest of it is downloading  Full Story

April 26, 2007

The Method, a joint artistic project by Pete Townshend mathematician/composer Lawrence Ball and software developer Dave Snowdon, is an online music application that converts a user's "portriat" into music files. The site also has a Flash remixer on the home page, remixing excerpts of Townshend recordings.  Full Story

April 20, 2007

iRiver clix2 Digital Audio Player now shipping in U.S. Supports fully cusotmizable Flash GUI with Flash Lite 2.1 support.  Full Story

April 06, 2007

GearWire recently published an article and interview with Chad Mealy from miniMusic about the new mixPad MIDI player for Palm OS.  Full Story

April 04, 2007

VoiceIndigo announced a worldwide partnership with Samsung bringing podcasting to Samsung mobile phones. VoiceIndigo provides client and mobile portals for delivering mobile content to phones.  Full Story

March 30, 2007

Coding Technologies announced that Motorola has licensed aacPlus. Motorola currently offers a variety of aacPlus enabled mobile phones including the recently announced Motorola KRZR and RIZR phone models.  Full Story

March 27, 2007

miniMusic recently release MixPad, an application for Palm OS enabling users to remix MIDI files during playback.  Full Story

March 26, 2007

Sony Ericsson recently released an article "Creating game music and sound for Sony Ericsson phones" by Roald Strauss focusing on MIDI in Java ME games for SE phones.  Full Story

March 23, 2007

Faith West announces the release of mXMFTool, a free Windows tool for authoring both Mobile DLS and Mobile XMF content. The tool features wave editing, batch conversion, and file size optimization and is packaged with a license-free collection of 125 Mobile DLS game sound effects. mXMFTool uses the CMX synthesizer for playing back content and is also capable of checking compatibility with the CMX synthesizer.  Full Story

March 22, 2007

M:Metric has released a report about musicphone use. Findings include more side loading than over the air, and a 385 percent growth in US music phones sales between January 2006 and January 2007.  Full Story

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Last Updated: June 21, 2007