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Open Source LMMS Alternatives

The best open source alternative to LMMS is Ardour. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Zrythm or Rosegarden. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to LMMS and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to LMMS are FamiStudio, Bespoke Synth, Carla and Bosca Ceoil.

LMMS alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Recorders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LMMS.
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    Seq24

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    21 alternatives to Seq24 

    Seq24 is a minimal loop based midi sequencer. It was created to provide a very simple interface for editing and playing midi loops.

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    1.  Music LooperSeq24 supports a grid of musical loops and phrases that you can trigger and manipulate in real time.
    2.  Support for MIDISeq24 includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
    3.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with Seq24, by handling note and performance information.
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    • CrossBrowdy icon

      CrossBrowdy

      474 alternatives to CrossBrowdy 

      CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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      LNX Studio

      52 alternatives to LNX Studio 

      LNX_Studio is a Digital Audio Work Station created in the SuperCollider language. It has a powerful set of tools for creating music, all of which can be networked. Co-location gigs or real-time collaborations don't have to be in the same room.

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      1.  Support for MIDILNX Studio includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
      2.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with LNX Studio, by handling note and performance information.
      • Frinika icon

        Frinika

        • Mac
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        • Linux
        55 alternatives to Frinika 

        Frinika is a free (licensed under GNU GPL) complete music workstation software containing sequencer, midi support, soft synthesizers, audio recorder, piano roll/tracker/notation editing and more. The goal of Frinika is to be a complete platform for making music with your...

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        1.  Support for VST PluginsFrinika support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
        Discontinued

        The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.8.1, released in November 2016, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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        Stargate

        • Windows
        • Linux
        82 alternatives to Stargate 

        Stargate is a holistic audio production solution, with everything you need to make music on a computer.

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        Sequencer64

        • Mac
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        • Linux
        21 alternatives to Sequencer64 

        Sequencer64 is a live-looping sequencer with an interface more like a hardware sequencer than track-based MIDI sequencers. Seq64 is a reboot of Seq24, extending it greatly over the last years.

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        1.  Support for MIDISequencer64 includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
        2.  Music LooperSequencer64 supports a grid of musical loops and phrases that you can trigger and manipulate in real time.
        3.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with Sequencer64, by handling note and performance information.
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        • Sekaiju icon

          Sekaiju

          11 alternatives to Sekaiju 

          "Sekaiju" is a free, open source MIDI sequencer software for creating and editing MIDI data. This software enables you to create music with your MIDI modules or synthesizers. Sekaiju also can be used as a powerful MIDI editor.

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          MusE

          • Linux
          • BSD
          26 alternatives to MusE 

          MusE is a MIDI/Audio sequencer with recording and editing capabilities, it aims to be a complete multitrack virtual studio for GNU/Linux. A port for FreeBSD is also available.

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          1.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with MusE, by handling note and performance information.
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            Luppp

            44 alternatives to Luppp 

            Luppp is a music creation tool, intended for live use. The focus is on real time processing and a fast, intuitive workflow. With extensive MIDI mapping support, you can get looping just how you like!

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            1.  Live PerformanceListen to and adjust your music productions with Luppp based on incoming audio in real time.
            2.  Support for MIDILuppp includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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          • MusicBoard icon

            MusicBoard

            • FreeOpen Source
            • Mac
            • Linux
            • Android
            69 alternatives to MusicBoard 

            Mb Launchpad is the first Linux launchpad. Available for Linux, MacOS, Android (executables) and for Wdos if you compile it.

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            Customizable!
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