Synth1 ~ Analog Virtual Synthesizer


A software synthesizer intended for use with DTM software. Supports VSTi plug-in / AU plug-in format. This software is freeware. Functionally, it is modeled after the red synth Clavia NORD LEAD2 and has the following features:

  • 2 Oscillator + 1 Sub Oscillator, FM Modulation, Ring Modulation, Synchro, Modulation Envelope
  • 4 types of filters and distortion
  • 2LFO (host sync possible)
  • Equipped with arpeggiator (host synchronization)
  • Equipped with tempo delay (host synchronization) and stereo chorus / flanger
  • Legato mode, portamento
  • 32-tone polyphonic
  • With 128 preset tones.
  • Thorough reduction in operation weight. Use of SSE, etc.
  • Automation compatible

daichilab.sakura.ne.jp/softsynth

Sunvox ~ Create Music & Add Synth Tracks


SunVox is a small, fast and powerful music sequencer with modular synthesizers. This application is addressed at all those who want to compose music everywhere they go.

Built-in synthesizers: FM; Generator; Sampler (supported formats: WAV, XI); SpectraVoice (FFT-based synth for analog-like pads); Kicker; Stereo Delay; Distortion; Echo; Filter; Vocal Filter; Flanger; LFO; Loop; Reverb.

Features and highlights:
  • Modular interface
  • Highly optimized synth algorithms
  • Flexible architecture: SunVox can working on various devices
  • Built-in synthesizers & effects
  • Analog Generator
  • DrumSynth with 120 unique synthetic drum sounds
  • FM synthesizer
  • MetaModule (use it to build your own synths/effects)

Windows download available sunvox.en.lo4d.com/windows
www.apksum.com/app/sunvox/nightradio.sunvox
play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nightradio.sunvox
apps.apple.com/ca/app/sunvox/id324462544

Calf Studio Gear ~ Free Your Sound!


You have the need for professional and state-of-the-art audio plug-ins – but don’t have thousands of bucks to spend on it? Then we believe you will love Calf Studio Gear! Focused on high-quality sound processing and a highly usable interface Calf Studio Gear is designed to give you a professional production environment for your open source operating system. Play your SF2 sample banks, create filthy organs, fatten your sounds with phasers, delays, reverbs and other FX, process your recordings with gates, compressors, deesser and finally master your stuff with multiband dynamics – for free! Calf Studio Gear is available exclusively for LINUX-based operating systems and runs as a stand-alone effect rack connectable through Jack sound server or as plug-ins in every audio host that is able to fire up LV2 compliant devices, e.g. the highly recommended Ardour Audio Workstation

calf-studio-gear.org
github.com/calf-studio-gear
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calf_Studio_Gear

Beast ~ Linux Synthesizer & Music Creation


Beast is a digital synthesizer and music creation system, released as Free Software under the GNU LGPL-2.1+. It has support for Linux Audio Plugins (LADSPA), multi-track editing, unlimited undo, real-time synthesis, MIDI and various audio formats like WAV, AIFF, Vorbis, Soundfont 2, Gus Patch, FLAC and MP3 files, 32bit audio rendering, full duplex support, multi-core audio rendering, SIMD utilisation, precise timing at sample granularity, FFT spectrograms and MIDI automation. The project is translated into a variety of languages.

beast.testbit.eu

github.com/tim-janik/beast

AUBE ~ Sound Generation & Processing


AUBE is a system for sound generation and processing. You can process audio on the fly by setting up arbitrary configurations of sound generators, sequencers and effects modules, through which sound is played, filtered, and recorded.

www.metadecks.org/software/aube

Tyrell N6 ~ Cross-platform Software Synthesizer


TyrellN6 is a compact, sporty synth. Based on concepts and ideas for a hardware synth: a few modules, novel features, analogue sound and low-cost. TyrellN6 is the software version manifestation of these ideas.

  • Virtual analogue with classic architecture plus extras
  • 2 oscillators, noise, ring modulator
  • 2 LFOs with 8 waveforms, host-syncable
  • Audio source mixer with authentic overdrive and filter feedback
  • Twin filter related to Diva (early model)
  • Analogue-type ADSR envelopes, loopable or LFO-triggered
  • Skinnable UI
  • Over 580 factory presets

https://u-he.com/products/tyrelln6/

Twonker ~ Overtone Series MIDI VST


The Twonker is a free VST MIDI Plugin that allows a digital piano (or any MIDI instrument) to play tones from the Overtone Series. It is designed to run within most Digital Audio Workstations as a Synth Plugin on MacOS, Windows, and Linux.

The Twonker allows a musician to play overtones in a predictable and flexible manner, using a regular MIDI-based keyboard. In essence, it behaves like twelve different pianos tuned to twelve different “Overtone Scales”.

Features:
  • Runs on MacOS, Windows, and Linux
  • Built on the portable JUCE application framework
  • Functions as a Synth with MIDI input and output

www.jasonlocke.com/twonker/

sourceforge.net/projects/twonker/

AGS ~ Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer


Advanced GTK+ Sequencer is intended to use for music composition. It features a piano roll, as well a synth, matrix editor, drum machine, soundfont2 player, mixer and an output panel.

It’s designed to be highly configurable, you may add effects to its effect chain, add or remove audio channels/pads.

You may set up a fully functional network of engines, therefore exists a link editor for linking audio lines.

In conjunction with ags you need a realtime kernel and alsa support. `ags` uses conditional locks to keep several threads in sync that’s why you need at least a preemptible kernel.

Features:
  • save or open Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer XML files with XPath support
  • add or remove audio engines with adjustable audio channels and pads
  • link channels with property dialog
  • output panel, mixer, drum and matrix sequencer, soft synth and audio file player
  • piano roll with basic notation editing supporting copy & paste
  • adjustable BPM
  • LADSPA, DSSI and Lv2 support
  • export to WAV, FLAC, OGG and others
  • multiple sinks like Pulseaudio, JACK, ALSA and OSS
  • automation editor
  • waveform editor with copy & paste
  • capture sound with AgsAudiorec machine
  • MIDI instrument input
  • import/export to Standard MIDI Files
  • OSC content format support
  • OSC server for remote control and monitoring

nongnu.org/gsequencer/

sourceforge.net/projects/ags/