FluidSynth ~ A SoundFont Synthesizer

FluidSynth is a real-time software synthesizer based on the SoundFont 2 specifications and has reached widespread distribution. FluidSynth itself does not have a graphical user interface, but due to its powerful API several applications utilize it and it has even found its way onto embedded systems and is used in some mobile apps.

Features:

  • Cross platform support (Linux, macOS and Windows to name a few)
  • SoundFont 2 support
  • SoundFont 3 support (vorbis-compressed SF2)
  • Realtime effect control using SoundFont 2.01 modulators
  • Playback of MIDI files
  • Shared library which can be used in other programs
  • Built in command line shell

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QSynth ~ FluidSynth GUI Front-end

 

QSynth is a fluidsynth GUI front-end application written in C++ around the Qt framework using Qt Designer.

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GramoFile ~ Open Source Vinyl Ripping

GramoFile is a computer program, running under the Linux operating system (and some other UNIX-like OSses — and even DOS/Windows now!), with the main goal of putting the sound of for example gramophone records on CDs. It is able to record hours of CD quality music, split long sound files in separate tracks, and remove ticks and pops from recordings.

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SonicBirth ~ Create Powerful Audio Plugins

SonicBirth is an AudioUnit designing MacOS application. The first in its category, it allows users to build their own AudioUnit plugins, either by working with existing circuits or by creating circuits completely from scratch. SonicBirth is also a free AudioUnits package, as it comes bundled with a set of plugins designed for standalone use as plugins as well as pre-constructed circuits to modify or build upon for creating new plugins. Whether you’re looking for traditional eqs, compressors, and reverbs, or softsynths, distortion, and filters, etc., SonicBirth allows you unprecedented freedom and creativity over your sound.

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Sonic Pi ~ Live Coding Music Synthesizer

Welcome to the future of music.

  • Simple enough for computing and music lessons.
  • Powerful enough for professional musicians.
  • Free to download with a friendly tutorial.
  • Diverse community of over one million live coders.
  • Learn to code creatively by composing or performing music in an incredible range of styles from Classical & Jazz to Grime & EDM.

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Soundboard ~ Create Sound Cues Easily

Soundboard makes building/executing sound cues for theatrical performance a snap. With a mix of sound, fade, stop, pause, and resume cues, you can create elegant designs, and execute them with the simple push of a button.

  • Create elegant designs using a combination of simple cue types.
  • Supports popular audio formats, such as wav, mp3, and Ogg
  • Written in Java for true cross-platform compatibility
  • Simple to use, so you’ll have a novice operator running the show perfectly in no time.

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