Surge is an open source digital synthesizer originally written and sold as a commercial product by @kurasu (Claes Johanson) at Vember Audio. The synth uses subtractive hybrid synthesis and each patch contains two 'scenes' which are separate instances of the entire...
- - Surge Synthesizer is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Podolski.
- - Surge Synthesizer is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Podolski.
ZynAddSubFX is a fully featured open source software synthesizer capable of making a countless number of instruments, from some common heard from expensive hardware to interesting sounds that you'll boost to an amazing universe of sounds.
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 Podolski.
Qsynth is a simple Qt4 application wrapper for the FluidSynth software MIDI sequencer for Linux. Qsynth is a fluidsynth GUI front-end application written in C++ around the Qt4 toolkit using Qt Designer.
Odin 2, the successor of Odin 1, is a gratis, open-source, cross-platform, semi-modular subtractive-style software synthesizer. It covers about every type of synthesis out there.
Skale Tracker is a music tracker (a special kind of music sequencer) available for Windows and Linux on the desktop as well as in a Flash-based browser verison.Discontinued
Online version is no longer available. Last desktop version, v0.81, released on December 2005, it's still downloadable and usable.
FluidSynth is a real-time software synthesizer based on the SoundFont 2 specifications and has reached widespread distribution. FluidSynth itself does not have a graphical user interface, but due to its powerful API several applications utilize it and it has even found its way...
Tyrell is the name of a project by the German online magazine Amazona.de. A reader survey and follow-on forum posts provided a pool of ideas for a low cost HARDWARE analogue synth, which Mic 'Moogulator' Irmer used to develop quite a powerful concept.
Tyrell N6 Features
PHASEX is an experimental software synthesizer for use with Linux/ALSA/JACK. The name comes partially from its experimental method of using phase offset modulation, where each oscillator can have its phase offset between right and left channels modulated by an LFO or another...