Drumstick Metronome ~ Linux Precision Beats


Drumstick Metronome is a MIDI based metronome using the ALSA sequencer. It’s intended for musicians and music students, as a tool to keep the rhythm while playing musical instruments. It uses MIDI for sound generation instead of digital audio, allowing low CPU usage and very accurate timing, thanks to the ALSA sequencer.

Features:
  • Easy to use graphic user interface.
  • MIDI only. Can be used with software or external MIDI synthesizers.
  • Based on ALSA sequencer. Provides input and output ports
  • Highly customizable parameters.
  • External control: D-Bus and MIDI realtime.
  • Custom rhythm patterns.

sourceforge.net/projects/kmetronome/

TempoPerfect ~ Cross-platform Metronome


TempoPerfect is a free software metronome. Unlike mechanical metronomes, our software metronome provides a clear and precise beat that won’t wind down, making it an essential tool for any musician.

  • Simple and intuitive interface
  • Highly accurate beat simulation
  • Accent the first beat in a measure
  • Preset tempos include Largo, Allegro, Presto and more
  • Visual beat indicator bar provides a helpful visual cue
  • Create accurate beat patterns for simple or complex rhythms
  • Subdivide beats to hear difficult patterns, such as triplets
  • BPM Tempo Guide chart for each speed of music (e.g., Allegro=120-168)
  • Subdivide beats into accented beats and regular beats to emphasize different patterns
  • Use on your computer or as a metronome app on your mobile device
  • TempoPerfect also includes a tempo guide within the program which is a helpful resource for remembering the BPM for particular speed markings (e.g., Allegro).

tempoperfect

www.nch.com.au/metronome

Open Metronome ~ Customizable Windows BPM


Free open source GPL metronome (a “branch” of “Weird Metronome“) for Windows, Windows Mobile, & Pocket PC. Uses user-definable multi-voice WAV or MIDI (PC only) sounds for the beats. Has a blinker & allows user defined bpm & fine measure control.

Features:

  • Accurate metronome sound! No skips or variation in audio output!
  • Custom rhythm patterns: use it as a (very basic) drum machine
  • User definable beats per minute
  • Set measure to any length, with emphasis on any beat(s)
  • Over 40 MIDI voices, optionally available as WAV samples
  • Up to nine simultaneous voices per beat
  • Add your own WAV samples to use whatever sounds you like
  • Highly customizable parameters
  • Define HotKeys to perform functions such as increase tempo
  • Set the Maximum & minimum tempo available via the tempo slider

open metronome

openmetronome.sourceforge.net
sourceforge.net/projects/openmetronome