Specimen Alternatives

    Specimen is described as 'open source, MIDI controllable audio sampler for Linux' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Specimen for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is FL Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hydrogen or LinuxSampler. Other great apps like Specimen are Reason (Paid), MuLab (Paid), Celemony Melodyne (Paid) and TalentedHack (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2021

    1. FL Studio (originally known as FruityLoops) is a full-featured Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) offering a complete range of professional tools for everything from audio editing and beat creation to advanced arrangement, composition, mixing and mastering.
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    2. Reason is a virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you need to turn your ideas into music. And it's more than just a set of excellent synths and effects. It's a complete music system. Step into the age of Reason.
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      Hydrogen is an advanced drum machine for GNU/Linux. It's main goal is to bring professional yet simple and intuitive pattern-based drum programming. Features: - General -- Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on QT 4.
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    3. MuLab is a rich and rock solid sound and music production tool for Mac OSX and Windows, designed to create, record, edit and finalize Your Music!
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    4. LinuxSampler - free, open source pure software audio sampler with professional grade features.
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    5. Celemony Melodyne is the perfect quick and easy tool for all your tuning needs. Great for editing pitches of instrument and vocal recordings (auto-tuning your voice) and even sounding like a robot!
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    6. A Pitch Correction LV2 plugin derived from Autotalent This plugin should work basically the same as Autotalent except: It is an LV2 plugin instead of an LADSPA plugin It provides MIDI output of the pitch It accepts MIDI input It separates the pull to...
    7. To make music.

      Discontinued

      Latest version v0.2 is from 3/20/10. It can still be downloaded from the website.

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    8. The original pitch and time correction audio plugin for finely-tuned vocal pitches and voice effects.
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    9. SynthFont is a program for playing midi files using SoundFonts. It can also include VST instruments. Midi input for live playback is also supported.
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