ZynAddSubFX Alternatives

    ZynAddSubFX is described as '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' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ZynAddSubFX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is Surge Synthesizer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ZynAddSubFX are Helm (Free, Open Source), Vital (Free, Open Source), Dexed (Free, Open Source) and Qsynth (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 21, 2021

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      VST for FL Studio, Ableton Live, and many other VST supported DAWs. Heavily utilized in EDM.
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      SynthMaster One is an easy to use wavetable synthesizer with an intuitive workflow. With its simple layout, rich wavetable/waveform content and inspiring factory presets library, designing new sounds with SynthMaster One is a real joy.
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    1. Podolski is a simple, CPU-efficient virtual analogue synthesizer. Basically a cut down version of FilterscapeVA with just one oscillator, one filter, one envelope and two LFOs, it also features a Zebra-style arpeggiator/sequencer plus chorus and delay effects.
    2. Zebralette is just one of Zebra2's oscillators packed into a simple, easy-to-learn framework – but you have everything you need to make some pretty amazing sounds. Sounds that can be directly loaded into Zebra2 later.
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      WhySynth is a versatile softsynth which operates as a plugin for the DSSI Soft Synth Interface. A brief list of features: - 4 oscillators, 2 filters, 3 LFOs, and 5 envelope generators per voice.
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      Sylenth1 is a VSTi, AU, AAX and VST synth plugin. Features: • Easy to use user-interface. • Heavily optimized code using high-performance SSE processor instructions. • Stereo compressor with attack, release, threshold and ratio settings.
    3. This program was created to make playing music on a computer more intuitive and affordable for anyone who wants to make music. It offers the most natural way to make music by simply using your touch screen or your hand in front of the web cam.
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