The abcMIDI suite consists of programs for turning ABC music files into MIDI and vice versa, typesetting them as PostScript files, and manipulate them in several ways.
MuseScore is a scorewriter for Windows, macOS, and Linux, comparable to Finale and Sibelius, supporting a wide variety of file formats and input methods. It is released as free and open-source software under the GNU General Public License. MuseScore is accompanied by a freemium mobile score viewer and playback app, and an online score sharing platform.
abcm2ps is a command-line program that converts ABC music notation files to sheet music in PostScript or SVG format.
DrumGizmo is an open source, multichannel, multilayered, cross-platform drum plugin and stand-alone application. It enables you to compose drums in midi and mix them with a multichannel approach. It is comparable to that of mixing a real drumkit that has been recorded with a multimic setup. Features include: Stand-alone, Lv2 and VSTi versions available Open drumkit file format, allowing the community to create their own drumkits Drum velocity, allowing for several different hit velocities for
Ardour is an audio processing and editing application. It integrates broad hardware support, JACK and ALSA backends, flexible recording features, multi-channel nesting, import and exporting various file formats, comes with ready to use samples from freesound.org. It has a pretty editing UI, mixing, routing, monitoring, panning. Ardour allows non-destructive and non-linear editing, can be used for augmenting audio layers in video files even. And comes with many effect, input and output plugins. I
Helio Workstation is free and open-source music sequencer, designed to be used on all major platforms. Why another sequencer? Most of the DAW interfaces often seem overcomplicated, and they only tend to get more and more bloated over time. Many of them are commercial, proprietary-licensed and almost none of them support all major operating systems at the same time. Helio is an attempt to rethink a music sequencer to create a tool that feels right. It aims to be a modern music creation softwa
A collection of Audio plugins
Audacious is an open source audio player. A descendant of XMMS, Audacious plays your music how you want it, without stealing away your computer’s resources from other tasks. Drag and drop folders and individual song files, search for artists and albums in your entire music library, or create and edit your own custom playlists. Listen to CD’s or stream music from the Internet. Tweak the sound with the graphical equalizer or experiment with LADSPA effects. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or
klystrack is a tracker for making C64/NES/Amiga-style chiptunes on a modern platform. Here are some features. Sound: Additive synthesis with filters (think SID, Atari, NES etc.); Hard sync and ring modulation (like SID); FM synthesis (think Adlib, MSX, OPL2 etc.); Wavetable for samples or custom waveforms to be used in synthesis (think Amiga, SNES); Built-in wave generator and editor; Programmable instruments not limited to simple arpeggios. Sequencer: Tracker with free positio
guitarix takes the signal from your guitar as any real amp would do: as a mono-signal from your sound card. The input is processed by a main amp and a rack-section. Both can be routed separately and deliver a processed stereo-signal via Jack. You may fill the rack with effects from more than 25 built-in modules including stuff from a simple noise gate to brain-slashing modulation f/x like flanger, phaser or auto-wah. Your signal is processed with minimum latency. On any properly set-up Linux-sy
DeaDBeeF (as in 0xDEADBEEF) is a modular audio player for GNU/Linux, *BSD, OpenSolaris, macOS, and other UNIX-like systems. DeaDBeeF lets you play variety of audio formats, convert between them, customize the UI almost any way you want, and use many additional plugins which can extend it even more.
Rosegarden is a music composition and editing environment based around a MIDI sequencer that features a rich understanding of music notation and includes basic support for digital audio. Rosegarden is an easy-to-learn, attractive application that runs on Linux, ideal for composers, musicians, music students, and small studio or home recording environments.
Picard is a cross-platform music tagger written in Python. It supports all common audio formats (MP3, FLAC, OGG, M4A, WMA). And uses AcoustID audio fingerprints, for automatic music identification; or look up CD images even. For additional features, a wide list of plugins is available; and it's easy to extend.
Siren is a text-based audio player for UNIX-like operating systems. Supported file formats include Ogg Vorbis, MP3, Opus, FLAC, AAC, WavPack, WAVE and AIFF. Playback is possible through sndio, PulseAudio, ALSA, OSS, Sun audio, PortAudio and libao. Siren is known to run on OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and OS X.
Streamtuner2 is an internet radio browser. It utilizes various directory services like Shoutcast, Xiph, InternetRadio, SurfMusik, MyOggRadio, TuneIn, Dirble, Reddit, or Jamendo and Youtube to present categorized streaming stations. It chains to installed audio players like Audacious or VLC, uses streamripper for recording, but also allows bookmarking, exporting and easy searching.
Exaile is a Gtk+ music player with a simple interface. It allows powerful music management, has smart playlists, tagging features, can display album art and lyrics. It can also connect to streaming servers, download podcasts. Exaile supports secondary output devices, and there are over 50 extension plugins. It's available cross-platform.
Schism Tracker is a free and open-source reimplementation of Impulse Tracker, a program used to create high quality music without the requirements of specialized, expensive equipment, and with a unique "finger feel" that is difficult to replicate in part. The player is based on a highly modified version of the ModPlug engine, with a number of bugfixes and changes to improve IT playback.
Yarock is a modern looking music player for local playlists and music collections, packed with features, that doesn’t depend on any specific desktop environment and only has minimal dependencies. Yarock is designed to provide an easy and pretty music browser based on cover art.
Lollypop is a visual music collection browser and player for Gnome. It supports MP3/MP4, FLAC and OGG Vorbis, presents a genre and album cover browser, sorting and searching by genre and artist, art/cover downloading, a playing queue and different replay modes.
LilyPonds slogan is "Music notation for everyone". A music engraving program, devoted to producing the highest-quality sheet music possible. It brings the aesthetics of traditionally engraved music to computer printouts.
PlayShell is a simple console-based application for playing media files in Linux using known media players like SoX, VLC, MPlayer and FFplay as backend.
EasyABC is an open source ABC editor for Windows, OSX and Linux. It uses abcm2ps and abcMIDI for typesetting the score and playing the music.
Clementine is a modern music player and library organizer Clementine is a multiplatform music player. It is inspired by Amarok 1.4, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music.
Radium is a modern music editor with a fresh and responsive interface. It provides a better sequencing overview with a widescreen layout. Positions and effects can be edited graphically. It provides for automation of velocity, effects, pitches and tempo; has smooth scrolling, MIDI sequencing, a modular mixer, LADSAP and VST plugins, zooming, microtonality, and an extension language.
A music jukebox app that disguises itself as an iTunes replacement without all the extra baggage, but is actually a web-first, fully streaming, anti-cloud, social music server that allows multiple people to listen to the same stream of music at the same time and DJ for each other. Kinda like a private turntable.fm.
Tomahawk is a music player and audio streaming service frontend for desktop usage. It manages songs, albums, playlists, meta info, social sharing. It supports various cloud services and commercial providers, such as Spotify, Beats, Google play, Soundcloud, LastFM, Hype Machine, Echo Nest, Rdio, Grooveshark, Billboard, OwnCloud, iTunes, Jamendo, Deezer, Ampache, Jabber, and Subsonic.
With JMORP you can hear and record round about 450 Internet Radiostations. You need also VLC (for listen) and streamripper (for recording) or equivalent Software. MyOggRadio is a Community Project. You participate.