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Faust is described as '(Functional Audio Stream) is a functional programming language for sound synthesis and audio processing with a strong focus on the design of synthesizers, musical instruments, audio effects, etc' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Faust for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is SuperCollider, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Faust are Sonic Pi, Csound, Synthesine and Nyquist.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted

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  1. SuperCollider icon

    SuperCollider

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

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  2. Sonic Pi icon

    Sonic Pi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Raspberry Pi

    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.

    Screenshot


  3. Csound icon

    Csound

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Csound is a sound design, music synthesis and signal processing system, providing facilities for composition and performance over a wide range of platforms.

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  4. Synthesine icon

    Synthesine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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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  5. Nyquist icon

    Nyquist

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    ChucK

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ChucK is a programming language for real-time sound synthesis and music creation.

    miniAudicle is a part of ChucK bundle - it's an IDE.
  7. Klangmeister icon

    Klangmeister

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • GitHub

    Klangmeister is a live coding environment for the browser. It lets you design synthesisers and compose music using computer code - without having to install anything on your own computer.

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  8. Wavepot icon

    Wavepot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • GitHub

    Wavepot is a live-coding environment for creating sound and music. Build sound and music compositions on-the-fly using JavaScript and save your projects right to GitHub.

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  9. Overtone icon

    Overtone

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Overtone is an open source audio environment designed to explore new musical ideas from synthesis and sampling to instrument building, live-coding and collaborative jamming.

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  10. negasonic icon

    negasonic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Chrome OS

    Negasonic is a live-coding audio software. Learn to code creatively by composing, improvising or performing from your browser. It can be used in any browser, but we recommend using it with Chrome

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