Snd ~ Unix Sound Editor


Snd is a sound editor modelled loosely after Emacs. It can be customized and extended using either s7 (included in the Snd sources), Ruby, or Forth. Snd is free; the code is available via anonymous FTP as Snd tarball.

Snd

ccrma.stanford.edu/software/snd/
ccrma.stanford.edu/software/snd/snd/snd
sourceforge.net/projects/snd

Triceratops ~ Polyphonic Synthesizer LV2 Plugin


Triceratops is an analogue style polyphonic subtractive synthesizer plugin, for use with the LV2 plugin architecture, at this time there is no standalone version. An up to date version of the LV2 library is required along with a suitable host (e.g. Qtractor, Jalv, Ardour).

www.thunderox.com/triceratops
sourceforge.net/projects/triceratops

Swami ~ MIDI Music Composition


Project SWAMI, Sampled Waveforms And Musical Instruments, is a collection of free software for editing, managing and playing musical instruments for MIDI music composition. Current focus is primarily the SoundFont format, which is an open file format for digital audio “sample” based instruments.

Swami-2_0

www.swamiproject.org
sourceforge.net/projects/swami

INFAMOUS Plugins ~ Linux LV2 Audio Plugins


These are audio plugins in the LV2 format, developed for Linux. Most are suitable for live use (exceptions are noted in the description).

  1. Cellular Automaton Synth
  2. Envelope Follower
  3. Hip2B
  4. Cheap Distortion
  5. Stuck

http://github.com/ssj71/infamousPlugins
http://ssj71.github.io/infamousPlugins/plugs.html

MOLOSS ~ Hybrid Virtual Synthesizer


Multi Oscillator Linear Open Source Synthesizer. The purpose of this synth is to emulate various 80’s synths in a single low CPU module. It is available as a stand-alone exe or 32/64 bits VST.

MOLOSS4

sourceforge.net/projects/moloss/files

TiMidity++ ~ Synthesizer & Player


TiMidity++ is a software synthesizer. It can play MIDI files by converting them into PCM waveform data; give it a MIDI data along with digital instrument data files, then it synthesizes them in real-time, and plays. It can not only play sounds, but also can save the generated waveforms into hard disks as various audio file formats.

TiMidity++ is a free software, distributed under the terms of GNU general public license.

Features:

  • Plays MIDI files without any external MIDI instruments at all
  • Understands SMF, MOD, RCP/R36/G18/G36, MFI
  • Converts MIDI files into various audio file formats: .wav, .au, .aiff, .ogg and so on
  • Uses Gravis Ultrasound compatible patch files and/or SoundFonts as the voice data
  • Displays information about the music that is now playing
  • Various user interfaces: ncurses, gtk, Win32-GUI, and others
  • Plays remote MIDI files over the network
  • Plays MIDI files in archive files
  • Displays sound spectrogram for the playing music
  • Trace playing

timidity.sourceforge.net
sourceforge.net/projects/timidity