GNOME media is a collection of utilities for simple multimedia handling on the GNOME desktop. It contains a volume control application, a control application for selecting your sound and video card to be used by media players, a CD player, a sound recorder, a CDDB configuration utility and more.If you run GNOME as your desktop, you already have GNOME media installed.The GNOME media utilities provide simple applications for basic multimedia tasks, such as CD playback, volume control or audio recording. Here are some key features of "GNOME Media": · It includes a CD player, which will retrieve audio CD metadata from CDDB-servers on internet. · It includes a basic application for volume handling. It will control both playback and capture volumes (e.g. microphone, line-in, etc.). You can hide tracks that you don't use. The volume control will use either ALSA or OSS, depending on what your sound card driver is using. · It includes an audio recording application. It will record audio from your microphone, line-in or audio-CD in MP3, FLAC or Ogg/Vorbis. · Part of the GNOME desktop.