Examples of some great pieces of free audio software on Linux:

  • Ardour Digital Audio Workstation.
  • Qtractor Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer.
  • MuseScore Music notation and composition software
  • LinuxSampler sampling with SFZ and GIGA files.
  • TAL Noisemaker Excellent synth available as LV2 and LinuxVST plugins as well as a JACK app.
  • samplv1 RNCBC's simple but very useful sampler. Available as LV2 plugin and JACK app.
  • Open Octave Midi is a Linux based DAW designed to give musicians the tools needed to make composing on a computer possible, and even fun!
  • Mixxx DJ tool.
  • Calf audio plugin pack high quality open source audio plugins for musicians.
  • Audacity sound editor
  • Hydrogen drummachine
  • Yoshimi Improved version of the famous Zynaddsubfx synth
  • Non A set of fast, light, modular tools for music production on Linux.

These are just a few examples, more at apps.linuxaudio.org Not sure if a tool you need is available or don't know which one suits your needs best? Ask for advice and user experiences on the forums or mailinglists!

List Linux Audio Apps

wikipedia.org

apps.linuxaudio.org

  • A good resource to find linux audio applications for a specific area (notation editors, drummachines etc. etc.) is the application page of linuxaudio.org, section 'Audio Applications': http://apps.linuxaudio.org/
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