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Supercollider
SuperCollider is an environment and programming language for real-time audio synthesis and algorithmic composition.
Synthclone
Synthclone is a tool that allows you to create sample-based instruments. You can create sample-based instruments by sending MIDI messages to your MIDI-capable gear or software that instructs an instrument to emit sounds for a series of notes, velocities, controls, and...
Synthv1
synthv1 (yes, lowercase) is an old-school all-digital 4-oscillator subtractive polyphonic synthesizer with stereo fx. Features: pure stand-alone JACK client with JACK-session, NSM and both JACK MIDI and ALSA MIDI input support; LV2 instrument plugin.URI...
Tal NoiseMaker
Tal NoiseMaker is a very flexible, and popular, softsynth. The Linux port of Tal NoiseMaker is part of the Distrho ports, , maintained by falkTX. ...
Triceratops
Triceratops is an analogue style polyphonic subtractive synthesizer plugin, for use with the LV2 plug architecture, at this time there is no standalone version. An up to date version of the LV2 library is required along with a suitable host (e.g. Qtractor, Jalv, Ardour), I highly recommend...
Tunefish
Tunefish is a very unique kind of "demoscener" VST plugin synth.Tunefish is a very tiny virtual analog synthesizer. It is developed to fit into about 10kb of compressed machine code while still producing an audio quality that can compete with commercial synthesizers. This site was created to...
TuxGuitar
TuxGuitar is a free guitar tabulature editor and player, similar to the proprietary Guitar Pro. It can open GuitarPro, PowerTab and TablEdit files.
Vex
Vex
Vex is a 3 parts WAVTable synthetizer plugin ; You start with pre-defined wave sounds, and shape them via a classic substractive synth engine.
VMPK - Virtual Piano Keyboard
VMPK, or Virtual Piano Keyboard, is a MIDI events generator, and reciever, that allows you to play MIDI notes with your keyboard or mouse. You can also create, unlimited, custom controls to send out and recieve MIDI data. This can be useful if you want to control...
VST Preset Generator
The VST Preset Generator writes preset files (fxp for program patch or fxb for bank patch) with randomized values. This is a tool for lazy or curious sound designers, who want to experiment random theory with their VST plugins.
Whysynth
Whysynth is a DSSI Softsynth Plugin. Features include - 4 oscillators, 2 filters, 3 LFOs, and 5 envelope generators per voice. 10 oscillator modes: minBLEP, wavecycle,...
Wolpertinger
Wolpertinger is a subtractive, antialiased polyphonic software synthesizer. Sound is generated by a Saw/Rect/Triangle wave generator and filtered through a resonant bandpass filter whose center frequency "bounces" around the frequency of the playing notes. Thanks to the Juce...
x42-plugins
x42-plugins is a collection of cross platform LV2 audio/MIDI plugins, currently featuring over 80 plugins from 11 repositories. The x42-plugins collection consists of the following -...
Xjadeo
Xjadeo (JAck viDEo mOnitor) is a software video player that displays a video-clip in sync with an external time source (MTC, LTC, JACK-transport). Xjadeo is useful in soundtrack composition, video monitoring or any task that requires synchronizing movie frames...
Yoshimi
Yoshimi is a standalone software synthesizer for Linux based on the 2.4.0 release of ZynAddSubFX, written by Nasca Octavian Paul. Yoshimi delivers the same synth capabilities, along with very good JACK and ALSA...
zam-plugins
zam-plugins is a suite of plugins from Damien Zammit of ZamAudio. The suite currently has LADSPA, LV2, LinuxVST and JACK versions and includes a compressor, parametric...
Zita AT-1
Zita-at1 is a 'autotuner' JACK application, normally used to correct the pitch of vocal tracks that are out of tune.
ZynAddSubFX
ZynAddSubFX is a open source software synthesizer capable of creating a countless number of instruments. It is feature rich and has a large number of parameters. It includes three hybrid synth engines that combine additive, subtractive, fourier and other synthesis methods. ZynAddSubFX is...

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