WhySynth alternatives

  • ZynAddSubFX

  • ZynAddSubFX is an open source software synthesizer for Linux, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.

    tags: synthesizer vst-plugin sound-generator music-generator
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • FluidSynth

  • FluidSynth is a command line real-time software synthesizer based on the SoundFont 2 specifications.

    tags: synthesizer sound-generator music-generator
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Phasex

  • PHASEX is an experimental software synthesizer for use with Linux/ALSA/JACK. The name comes partially from its experimental method of using phase offset modulation, where each oscillator can have its phase offset between right and left channels modulated by an LFO or another oscillator.

    tags: midi music-production synthesizer
    platform: Linux Advanced Linux Sound Architecture JACK Audio Connection Kit
  • yoshimi

  • Yoshimi is a 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 midi/audio functionality.

    tags: music-production synthesizer
    platform: Linux