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We engage in various activities for the research and wider communities:

  • qMedia seminar series: live-streamed and recorded for download featuring qMedia researchers, and national and international figures presenting seminars at Queen Mary, continuing the tradition of c4dm
  • International conferences: c4dm, MMV and IMC have a substantial record of hosting conferences and meetings.
  • Freely available research resources: Open Source and Free Software, Open Linked Data, Ontologies and more – see,,,
  • arts and technology outreach to schools – see

Software downloads:

Song Bird software download

SoundBite - Songbird

SoundBite for Songbird is an add-on that automatically creates great sounding playlists and allows you to explore your music collection in map and network based visualisations.


Sonic Annotator

Sonic Annotator is a batch tool for feature extraction and annotation of audio files allowing audio analysis results to be output in RDF (or other formats).


Sonic Visualiser software download

Sonic Visualiser

Sonic Visualiser is an application for viewing and analysing the contents of music audio files. The aim of Sonic Visualiser is to be the first program you reach for when want to study a musical recording rather than simply listen to it.

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