New Sonic Arts Freestyle Alternatives
Carla is an audio plugin host, with support for many audio drivers and plugin formats. It has some nice features like automation of parameters via MIDI CC (and send output back as MIDI too) and full OSC control.
- - Carla is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to New Sonic Arts Freestyle.
- - Carla is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to New Sonic Arts Freestyle.
AudioMulch is an interactive musician's environment for PC and Mac. It is used for live electronic music performance, composition and sound design.
- - AudioMulch is the most popular commercial alternative to New Sonic Arts Freestyle.
Native Instruments Reaktor is a virtual, modular synthesis platform. REAKTOR also provides a platform for modular synthesis in the form of Blocks – a range of sound generating and sound shaping modules.
Giada is a free, minimal, hardcore audio tool for DJs, live performers and electronic musicians. Just pick up your channel, fill it with samples or MIDI events and start the show by using this tiny piece of software as a loop machine, drum machine, sequencer, live sampler or yet...
Cantabile is a music workstation for live performing musicians. Build your ideal rig - one that leaves you free to focus on giving your best performance.
Element is a cross-platform, modular AU/VST audio plugin host. Create powerful effects racks and instruments by connecting plugins to one another. Load graphs on the fly for quick access to your sounds.
Kushview Element Features
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.
Pedalboard 2 Features
Rack Performer is a high-level modular environment hosting VST plugins and internal modules (over 100 and counting), with MIDI support, multi-channel audio I/O and internal processing, complete automatic patch-delay compensation, sample accurate sequencing, low jitter and...
NanoHost is not a synthesizer. It is a free, minimalist host application for Windows that can load VST-synths. Furthermore, it can act as a wrapper which converts VST-synthesizers into standalone applications.
Blue Cat's PatchWork is a universal plug-ins patchbay that can host up to 64 VST, VST3, Audio Unit or built-in plug-ins into any Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) in one instance.