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ChucK is described as 'programming language for real-time sound synthesd music creation. ChucK presents a unique time-based, concurrent programming model that's precise and expressive (we call this strongly-timed), dynamic control rates, and the ability to add and modify code' and is an app in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ChucK for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Pure Data, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ChucK are SuperCollider, Max/MSP, Sonic Pi and ORCA.

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    Pure Data

    • FreeOpen Source
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    38 alternatives to Pure Data 

    Pd (aka Pure Data) is a real-time graphical programming environment for audio, video, and graphical processing. It is the third major branch of the family of patcher programming languages known as Max (Max/FTS, ISPW Max, Max/MSP, jMax, etc.

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    SuperCollider

    • FreeOpen Source
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    A real time audio synthesis engine, and an object-oriented programming language specialised for music.

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    Max/MSP

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    36 alternatives to Max/MSP 

    Interactive visual programming environment for music, audio, and media

    In use for over twenty years by performers, composers, artists, scientists, teachers, and students, Max is the way to make your computer do things that reflect your individual ideas and dreams.

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    Sonic Pi

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    Soinc Pi is a live-coding audio software. Learn to code creatively by composing, improvising or performing in an incredible range of styles from classical through to algorave.

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    ORCA

    • FreeOpen Source
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    34 alternatives to ORCA 

    Orca is an Esoteric Programming Language and live-coding environment for musical experimentation. In Orca, each letter of the alphabet is an operation, lowercase letters operate on bang, uppercase letters operate each frame.

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    PraxisLIVE

    • FreeOpen Source
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    32 alternatives to PraxisLIVE 

    PraxisLIVE is an open-source, visual programming environment. Experiment with and create projects using a visual patching system coupled with the power of programming in Java, Processing and GLSL.

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    Synthesine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    14 alternatives to Synthesine 

    Synthesine is a web playground for synthesizing sound waves from scratch. You can use it to create sine waves, white noise, and other building blocks of sound, and then pass these through modular components to synthesize more complex sounds like bells and whistles.

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    Csound

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    Csound is a sound design, music synthesis and signal processing system, providing facilities for composition and performance over a wide range of platforms. It is not restricted to any style of music, having been used for many years in the creation of classical, pop, techno...

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    Nyquist

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Nyquist is a language and IDE for sound synthesis and music composition. It is implemented in C and C++ and runs on Win32, OSX, and Linux. Nyquist combines a powerful functional programming style with efficient signal-processing primitives.

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    Pyo

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    8 alternatives to Pyo 

    Pyo is a Python module to help DSP script creation. Pyo contains classes for audio signal processing. With pyo, the user will be able to chain such classes directly in Python, and to manipulate them in real time through the interpreter.

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