Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Myna - Free Online Audio Mixer

Apple's Garage Band is one of the few pieces of proprietary software to which I honestly couldn't offer a comparable web-based alternative. That could change very soon if Aviary's new Myna service continues to perform as well as it did in my short test drive this evening.

Myna is a free web-based audio track mixer created by Aviary. Using Myna you can mix together up to ten tracks to create your own audio files. The sounds you mix can come from the Myna library, your vocal recordings made with Myna's recorder, or audio tracks that you upload to your Myna account. The video embedded below provides a great overview of the many features offered by Myna.


Applications for Education
Myna could eliminate the need for installing any kind of audio mixing software on your school's computers. Myna is completely web-based which means your students can start a project on a school computer and finish it on their home computers.

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