LMMS ~ Let’s Make Music


Making beats has never been easier:

  • Produce music with your computer by creating melodies and beats, synthesizing and mixing sounds, arranging samples and much more.
  • Playback instruments, samples and plugins with a typing or MIDI keyboard in a user-friendly and modern interface.
  • Bundled with ready-to-use stuff from an assortment of instrument and effect plugins, presets and samples to VST and SoundFont support.

Made by musicians, for musicians.

lmms-main

LMMS – Project View

lmms.io
github.com/LMMS
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LMMS

Mixxx ~ DJ Your Way For Free


Mixxx has everything you need to start making DJ mixes in a tight, integrated package. Whether you’re DJing your next house party, spinning at a club, or broadcasting as a radio DJ, Mixxx has what you need to do it right.

Mixx-2.0

Cross-platform, extensible, multi-language, open source & skinnable freeware. Support for iTunes, MusicBrainz, ReplayGain and Traktor.

mixxx.org
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Manual
Wiki
Blog
Wikipedia
Github Repository

ardour ~ Freeware Digital Audio Workstation


Grab yourself a nice audio interface. Plug in a microphone or a keyboard. Import audio or MIDI from your hard drive or the Freesound database. Cut, move, stretch, copy, paste, delete, align, trim, crossfade, rename, snapshot, zoom, transpose, quantize, swing, drag, drop. All with unlimited undo/redo. All in the same window.

Mix, mute, solo, fader, automate, EQ, dynamics, insert, send, pre-fader, post-fader, sync, monitor, isolate. Floating point fidelity, the most flexible mixer architecture in the industry, hundreds of plugins and external control surfaces.

Ardour - Retina - No Plugins

ardour.org
community.ardour.org/download
Plugins
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ardour_(software)