Beast Alternatives

    Beast is described as 'digital synthesizer and music creation system, released as Free Software under the GNU LGPL-2.1+' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are five alternatives to Beast for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Pure Data, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Beast are Max/MSP (Paid), Reaktor (Paid), ORCA (Free, Open Source) and Automatonism (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jul 13, 2019

    • Pd (aka Pure Data) is a real-time graphical programming environment for audio, video, and graphical processing.
      • Free • Open Source
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    • Interactive visual programming environment for music, audio, and mediaIn use for over twenty years by performers, composers, artists, scientists, teachers, and students, Max...


    • Native Instruments Reaktor is a virtual, modular synthesis platform.
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • Orca is an Esoteric Programming Language and live-coding environment for musical experimentation.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Automatonism is a modular synthesiser that runs in the open source programming language Pure Data. It features a large library of 81 modules (version 2.1).
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux