Open Source LMMS Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to LMMS is Ardour, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to LMMS and 19 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to LMMS are Rosegarden (Free, Open Source), Qtractor (Free, Open Source), Carla (Free, Open Source) and FamiStudio (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 16, 2021

    1. Bespoke is a software modular synthesizer. It contains a bunch of modules, which you can connect together to create sounds.
    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Seq24 is a minimal loop based midi sequencer.
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    3. 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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    4. A VST (plus AudioUnit on OSX) plugin host designed for live use. Based on the JUCE 'audio plugin host' code, heavily modified to better suit my purposes. Key Features: Modular patching.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      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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    5. - Mb Launchpad is the First Launchpad for Linux - Customisable in every way - Online version (to be made) - Made in Qt. - Easy to use! For Everybody! - All Around Customisable
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      "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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