White noise is a type of noise which if played, can cancel the nearby sound and as it works, it is mostly used for relaxing purposes. This type of noise is often used in sleeping therapies as it helps the patient get a full relief sleep. The White noise itself is a sound, but its category is that it gives peace to the listener, like the sound of raindrops, breezing wind through a Greenfield or something like that. The sound is made by merging many kinds of frequencies which when played, numbs other nearby sounds resulting in a more comfortable and peaceful time. There are many ways to produce white noise in which one is using white noise generating software. The software is cost efficient as it does not require any special kind of device or hardware to operate and can be run on most of the device which we use in our daily life like a computer, laptop or mobile. A list of software is given below which has a lot of built-in white noises to be selected from, and you can get a peaceful sleep using them. Take a look at the list and let us know if any of the software were useful to you.
1. TM Soft White Noise
TM Soft is a big organization which works in the field of sound and has progressed much in it. The company provides much software for noise creating purposes, and all the software are incomparable in quality. The TM Soft White Noise generator is also one of the software from TM Soft Corp which is quite a good one in its work. The software is cross-platform and is loaded with many sounds to aid you in achieving a peaceful loner time. As well as, you can use the white noise to get a peaceful sleep if you have a disturbance related to sound in your neighbourhood.
2. Sound Check
Sound Check is a multipurpose Windows-based application which allows you to perform many actions on sounds like changing frequencies and some like this. The software is also used to check the sound card of the user. It has many features which can be shortened to one or two on description like it can Test the range of your speakers and hearing, Real-time waveform display (like an oscilloscope) and Selectable sample rates from 5000Hz to 128,000Hz. Many more features are there to be explored in this software which you can get for free. The link to its download site is given.
3. Room Acoustic Wizard REW
Room Acoustic Wizard is a software for checking and analyzing room speakers. The software is equipped with exclusive features which will allow you to optimize the acoustics of your listening room, studio or home theatre and find the best locations for your speakers, subwoofers and listening position. You can measure frequency and impulse response, measure distortion measure SPL Impedance and do much more using this software. Additional, you can listen and create white noises in this software. The software supports Microsoft Windows, Macintosh and Linux as well and comes under a freeware license.
4. White Noise Sleep System
Another free great software in the field of White noise software. This software is very easy to use and gives you the features to get your time a peaceful atmosphere. The software can pay five channels at a time, this way you can select multiple sounds that you like and get more out of it. You can also create custom sounds in it if you don’t like the prebuilt sounds in it and save them for later use. This software is a package which includes White Noise Player, White Noise Machine Generator, Mask Noises, Play White Noise, Sound Screen, Sound Conditioner and Sleeping Aid. Get the freeware from the linked website.
5. True RTA
True RTA is a High-Resolution Real Time Audio Spectrum Analyzer which has many features for sound optimization. The software is a professional level software and has a great number of feature which is quite good to be used by professionals. The software is not a suitable package for starters as its user interface is very crowded with features, and a simple user may lose his/her way on it. However, it can aid a professional user a lot because of its diversity in features and rendering capabilities. The software comes in free for trial only, and the trial is not limited by time but features. You have to purchase software to unlock full features.
6. Tone by Tolvan Data
Tone is a freeware by Tolvan which is totally free. No strings attached. It is basically used for purposes like generating noises. With this, you can create different noises at different frequencies and decibel levels as well as you can play them in this software. The process of creating noise in this software is not very difficult, and even a beginner can create sounds in it. All the features are available on one page, and you can do all you can from that one page and only that one page making it simple to understand and very useful.
7. Sweep Gen
The software is created by an individual, but it is great in quality and is a piece of beauty to give a try too. The software turns your Personal Computer into an Audio Oscillator and Sweep Generator giving you the ability to create and analyze a number of sounds. It is a good software to be used for educational purposes as the user interface is not very difficult to understand. The software is written in good language package and can support very high-level sound cards easily; it will keep your productivity on. It can be obtained as freeware as well as a paid version which includes support by the author.
Audacity is an open source free multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac and Linux. The software supports many Window, Linux and Macintosh Versions. The software is loaded with features and is influential regarding audio editing while it’s still light in weight. You can perform functions like recording audio directly from a microphone, exporting and importing audio, apply effects to music and change pitch and speed, alter sound quality and do sequential undo/redo in it. The software has a much more excellent feature to work with, and it can be downloaded easily from the linked website.
9. Soundcard Oscilloscope
This is software developed with LabView (™ National Instruments) that uses the PC sound card to provide data to a digital oscilloscope. The program also contains a signal generator and a frequency analysis. The program is very suitable for projects in schools and universities. The software’s features are elementary to learn and use, so it is beneficial for bot a learner or a professional. Some of the features are the x-y mode, Waterfall diagram (frequency spectrum as a function of time), frequency filter: low-, high-, band-pass and band-stop, Audio Recorder to save data to a wave file. The software is freeware.
10. Audio Dope
Audio Dope is a futuristic but straightforward audio editing software which is quite straightforward as it lets you perform many significant functions in a matter of clicks. It is loaded with feature and holds options for editing audio pitch and speed. You can change the pitch of your audio without affecting the pitch of the voice which makes it quite easy to work with this software. In addition to editing audio pitch, you can also Reduce or increase the volume level of an audio file, Create ringtones, Analyze the frequency spectrum, Record from any source and Improve the quality of music files.