Kanto Karaoke is a player that can be used as karaoke since it has several specific functions for it, for example, to eliminate the voice of the singer and to stay only with the music. It supports several formats of audio and video, has options of conversion of files, and allows to record the songs while they sing, among other several functions that this software offers.
Like other similar applications (for example VanBasco), Kanto has several options for personalizing the visual aspect, whether it is fonts, colors, backgrounds, sizes, screen location of letters, etc.; Having several skins with different designs.
This program supports karaoke formats KAR, MID, CDG and also MP3, and it is possible to load videos where you can add the lyrics to be displayed as the song is played, so that the user can read it and sing.
It can be converted from MIDI to MP3 or KAR to MP3, among several other options, with the advantage that you get better sound quality, but preserving the lyrics of the songs in the same MP3 file (getting a MP3 ready for karaoke ). To keep the lyrics you must check the box "Preserve Lyrics".
Kanto offers the option to create playlists to pass several songs in a row, with the possibility of eliminating silences or abrupt transitions, through the effect of crossfade.
It takes a microphone to be able to record the voice with the background music, obtaining songs that can be saved in MP3 to share in social networks, to upload to YouTube, or simply to listen and correct tunings in the successive notes that are vocalized, Improve bass, etc. The recording process is very simple as it reaches with the red button that appears in the Kanto interface, and if the singer wishes to add effects (chorus, echo, reverb) to his performance.
This player-recorder has advanced functions, for example, Midi channel manager; And setting various settings, for example: pitch and tempo editor (to modify the speed and pitch of a music theme).
This software is very complete, but in this free version presents some limitations with respect to the complete edition (in its Professional or Personal variants), mainly in what has to do with the amount of songs that can be added to a list, or The number of minutes that can be recorded. You can try the limited edition without problems (without needing to buy the complete edition) or on the contrary you can opt for some of the classic alternatives within this genre, such as Karafun or VanBasco (which are very good, but long ago Which have not been updated).
Kanto Karaoke 4.0.0 is the latest version, which works for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1.