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  • LMMS

  • LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

    tags: Portable beatbox digital-audio-workstation drum-machine free-api
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com
  • FL Studio

  • tags: audio-recording beats digital-audio-workstation drum-matrix-editing live-recording
  • Ableton Live

  • Live is software for creating musical ideas, turning them into finished songs, and even taking them onto the stage.

    tags: arrangements batch-editing beats dj-music drag-and-drop
    platform: Mac OS X Windows
  • AudioTool

  • Start making music today — right in your browser. We provide all the tools to get you started!

    tags: audio-editor audio-effects audio-sampler community-based modular-system
    platform: Online
  • Reason

  • Reason is a virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you need to turn your ideas into music. And it's more than just a set of excellent synths and effects. It's a complete music system. Step into the age of Reason. Reason comes with synthesizers, samplers, drum machine, REX file loop player, professional mastering tools, mixer, vocoder, world class effects, pattern sequencer and more. As many of each as your computer can handle. Reason is an infinitely expandable all-in-one music production environment, complete with its own realtime sequencer. »

    tags: beat-maker loops music-mixing music-production music-studio
    platform: Mac OS X Windows
  • Renoise

  • Renoise is a contemporary digital audio workstation (DAW) based upon the heritage and development of tracker software. Its primary use is the composition of music using sound samples, soft synths, and effects plug-ins. It is also able to interface with MIDI equipment. The main difference between Renoise and other music software is the characteristic vertical timeline sequencer used by tracking software.

    tags: beat-maker digital-audio-workstation music-production sampler vst-plugins-support
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Qtractor

  • Qtractor is an Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt framework. Target platform is Linux, where the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) for audio, and the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) for MIDI, are the main infrastructures to evolve as a fairly-featured Linux desktop audio workstation GUI, specially dedicated to the personal home-studio.

    tags: audio-editor digital-audio-workstation dssi-plugins-support ladspa-plugins-support vst-plugins-support
    platform: Linux
  • SunVox

  • SunVox is a small, fast and powerful modular synthesizer with pattern based sequencer (tracker). It is a tool for those people who like to compose music wherever they are, whenever they wish. On any device. SunVox is available for desktop PC (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X), pocket computers (Windows Mobile, PalmOS, Maemo, iOS, Android) and netbooks.

    tags: music-production sequencer synth synthesizer
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Windows Mobile iPhone Android Tablet iPad
  • Radium

  • Radium is a music editor with a new type of interface.

    tags: audio-editor modular-system music-editor music-production music-tracker
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Magix ACID Pro

  • ACID Pro 7 software is a DAW powerhouse that combines full multitrack recording and mixing, MIDI sequencing, and legendary ACID looping functionality for a seamless music-creation and post-production environment. More creative partner than production tool, ACID Pro 7 software inspires you like nothing else. With its Transparent Technology™ design, ACID Pro 7 software removes typical barriers to the creative workflow so you can effortlessly transform ideas into real results.

    tags: digital-audio-workstation loops music-mixing music-production music-sequencer
    platform: Windows
  • Soundation Studio

  • Soundation Studio is the free online music making application that gives everyone the opportunity to make music on the internet. With instant access to music making tools like a loop library, virtual instruments, real time effects, automation, audio recording and editing. You can save, post to web or download your work. If you need more sounds there is an integrated sound shop that offers an array of high quality loops ready to be used directly in Soundation. There are paid accounts that offer access to the premium sound library and AudioLocker a desktop application that lets you import your own sounds into Soundation as well as store your personal sounds in your Soundation “cloud account”. »

    tags: audio-editor audio-effects audio-sampler flash-based music-production
    platform: Online
  • Studio One

  • Artists of all levels, from beginner to seasoned professional, will find Studio One a serious alternative to the intimidating, bloated offerings currently considered the standards. It's a groundbreaking music creation and production application for Mac OS X and Windows XP/Vista/7 that makes audio recording, MIDI sequencing, and audio mastering ridiculously simple right out of the box.

    tags: digital-audio-workstation music-production music-sequencer music-studio
    platform: Mac OS X Windows
  • Psycle

  • Psycle is a Music tracker (like FastTracker 2 or Impulse Tracker) combined with plugin modularity. It supports its own plugin API, the VST2 plugin standard, and a tracker style sampler playback.

    tags: music-production synthesizer digital-audio-workstation sampler sequencer
    platform: Windows Linux
  • Bosca Ceoil

  • Bosca Ceoil is all about looping, and designed that way at its heart. Songs are built up from lots of tiny 16 note patterns – the intended workflow is that you loop over these single patterns until you have something you like, then you start making variations. If you approach it this way, you’ll find it’s pretty decent at doing that – but it’s not very good at other things, like say, long melody lines. It is what it is! I made it for myself, and the way I work, but hopefully some of you out there will find it useful too. It’s free, and open source under the FreeBSD licence. If anyone wants to port it/fork it, go for it! »

    tags: Portable music-production music-composing
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Adobe AIR
  • MuLab

  • MuLab is a rich and rock solid sound and music production tool for Mac OSX and Windows, designed to create, record, edit and finalize Your Music!

    tags: Portable audio-editor audio-recording digital-audio-workstation modular-system
    platform: Mac OS X Windows