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Fluidsynth
FluidSynth is a real-time software synthesizer based on the SoundFont 2 specifications. FluidSynth itself does not have a graphical user interface (GUI), however, there are frontends that exist for it, eg: Qsynth...
FreqTweak
FreqTweak is a tool for FFT-based realtime audio spectral manipulation and display. It provides several algorithms for processing audio data in the frequency domain and a highly interactive GUI to manipulate the associated filters for each. It also provides high-resolution spectral displays in...
Frescobaldi
Frescobaldi is a text editor designed to facilitate the creation of LilyPond music scores. Some of its features are: Syntax highlighting Automatic completion Interactive score viewer ...
Giada
Giada is a free, minimal, hardcore audio tool for DJs, live performers and electronic musicians. How does it work? Just pick up your channel, fill it with samples or MIDI events and start the show by using this tiny piece of software as a loop machine, drum machine, sequencer, live sampler or...
Gtklick
Gtklick is a simple metronome with an easy to use interface. Along with what you would expect from a metronome, it also includes a speed trainer, arbitrary meters and beat patterns, customisable sounds and it can also save profiles. Keyboard shortcuts make it very useful as a practice tool as...
Guitarix
Guitarix is a modular, virtual amplifier. With Guitarix you can choose different preamp and amp models, combine them with various effects and speaker cabinet emulations to come up with your very own tones. ...
Helm
Helm is a free, cross-platform, polyphonic synthesizer that runs on GNU/Linux, Mac, and Windows as a standalone program and as a LV2/VST/AU/AAX plugin. It sounds absolutely enormous, has a very distinct personality, and is generally very fun to use. The release is in beta, but given a...
Hexter
Hexter is a software synthesizer that models the sound generation of a Yamaha DX7 synthesizer. It is available as a DSSI plugin and also as a standalone client.
Hydrogen
Hydrogen is a pattern-based drum sequencer. It allows you to create patterns and then sequence them into songs. Drum instruments are tweakable and hydrogen allows for up to 16 layers of velocity per drum instrument. Furthermore, Hydrogen includes a mixer and has support for...
Infamous Plugins
Infamous Plugins is a collection of open-source LV2 plugins. It aims to fill some holes, supplying non-existing plugins for linux audio. The suite consists of - The Infamous Cellular Automaton Synth The Infamous Envelope Follower The Infamous Hip2B ...
Ingen
Ingen is a modular audio processing system for GNU/Linux audio systems using the Jack audio server and LV2 or LADSPA plugins. It can be used to create modular synths by using synth plugin modules. Any saved Ingen graph can be loaded...
IR:LV2
IR is a no-latency/low-latency, realtime, high performance convolution plugin, especially useful for creating reverb effects. Supports impulse responses with 1, 2 or 4 channels. IR is available as an LV2 plugin.
jalv.select
jalv.select is a little (gtkmm2) GUI to select lv2 plugs from a list and run them with jalv. Features include:  * search LV2 plugins by regex or by plugin class * select a LV2 plugin from a ascending sorted list *...
JAMin
JAMin is a mastering suite for Linux. It is a standalone program but can, via JACK, can be inserted into any programs signal path. Some of JAMin's features include:30 band graphic EQ1023 band hand drawn EQ with parametric controlsSpectrum analyserMultiband...
KlangFalter
KlangFalter is a convolution audio plugin, e.g. for usage as convolution reverb. ...
LenMus
LenMus Phonascus is a program for studying music theory that allows you to focus on specific skills and exercises, on both theory and aural training.
LilyPond
LilyPond is a music engraving program, devoted to producing the highest-quality sheet music possible. It brings the aesthetics of traditionally engraved music to computer printouts. LilyPond processes human-readable text files that can be edited in any text editor. These files contain all...
Linux Show Player
Linux Show Player (or LiSP for short) is a free cue player designed for sound-playback in stage production. The goal of the project is to provide a complete playback software for musical plays, theater shows and similar. Note: Currently supports only the GNU/Linux platform....
LinuxSampler
LinuxSampler is a professional grade software audio sampler that aims to deliver performance and features at par with hardware sampler devices. LinuxSampler itself does not have a graphical user interface, however, there are frontends that exist for it, eg....
LMMS
LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a MIDI sequencer, aimed at producing electronic music. It comes with it's own built in virtual instruments but also has support for third party plugins. ...
LSP plugins
LSP (Linux Studio Plugins) is a collection of plugins which aims to bring new, non existing plugins to Linux. All LSP plugins are available in LADSPA, LV2, LinuxVST and standalone JACK formats. The...
Luftikus
Luftikus is a digital adaptation of an analog EQ with fixed half-octave bands and additional high frequency boost. As an improvement to the hardware it allows deeper cuts and supports a keep-gain mode where overall gain changes are avoided.
Luppp
Luppp is a music creation tool, from OpenAV, intended for live use. The focus is on real time processing and a fast intuitive workflow. With extensive MIDI mapping support, you can get looping just how you like!
Meters.lv2
Meters.lv2 is a collection of audio-level meters in the LV2 plugin format. It covers an extensive range of meters which are useful for broadcast audio, as well as general audio production work. This includes, but is not limited to, DIN, Nordic, BBC, EBU and VU needle...
Midifilter.lv2
Midifilter.lv2 is a collection of MIDI event filters in the LV2 plugin format.. A full list of available filters can be found on the projects Github page. Midifilter.lv2 is part of...

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