|Original author(s)||Paul Giblock
Javier Serrano Polo
|Initial release||2004; as Linux MultiMedia Studio|
1.1.3 / March 7, 2015
|Operating system||Cross-platform: Windows, GNU/Linux, OS X|
|Available in||16 languages|
|Type||Digital audio workstation|
|License||GNU General Public License version 2 (GPLv2)|
LMMS (formerly Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a digital audio workstation. Music can be produced by synthesizing sounds, arranging samples, playing on a MIDI keyboard, and combining the features of trackers, sequencers, and synthesizers. It supports Linux Audio Developer's Simple Plugin API (LADSPA), SoundFont (SF2) files, and Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins. It is free software released under the GNU General Public License, version 2 (GPLv2).
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LMMS accepts soundfonts in SF2 format and GUS patches. It can also import Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI), hydrogen and FL Studio project (FLP) files. It can also write and read customized presets, samples and themes. The audio can be exported primarily in MIDI, OGG and WAV formats, and the projects are saved in
.mmpz file format.
As of August 2016, version 1.2.1 is expected to release shortly, according to the official LMMS Facebook page. A brief announcement simply said: "LMMS 1.2. RC2 coming when it's ready."
- Song Editor – compose melodies
- Beat+Bassline Editor – create beats and basslines
- FX mixer – mix up to 64 FX channels
- Piano Roll – edit patterns and melodies
- Automation Editor
- BitInvader – wavetable-lookup synthesis
- LB302 – monophonic imitation of Roland TB-303
- Mallets – tuneful percussion synthesizer
- Organic – organ-like synthesizer
- FreeBoy – emulator of Game Boy audio processing unit (APU)
- SID emulator – emulator of Commodore 64 chips
- Triple oscillator
- Vibed – vibrating string modeler
- ZynAddSubFX presets
- AudioFileProcessor – sampler
- Kicker – kick & bass drum synthesizer
- Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)
- Virtual Studio Technology (VST)
- Linux Audio Developer's Simple Plugin API (LADSPA)
- Gravis Ultrasound (GUS) patches (PatMan)
- JACK Audio Connection Kit (JACK)
- Comparison of free software for audio
- List of Linux audio software
- List of music software
- Multitrack recording
- Comparison of multitrack recording software
- Commercial Sequencers
- "LMMS – Currently supported languages". Retrieved 11 Nov 2015.
- "LMMS – Linux MultiMedia Studio". SourceForge. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
- Dave Phillips (August 17, 2009). "LMMS: The Linux MultiMedia Studio". Linux Journal. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
- "LMMS Sound Editing Software". Software Insider. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
- "LMMS 1.2. RC2 coming when it's ready". Facebook. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
- Tobias Doerffel (December 2005). "Making Music with Linux Multimedia Studio" (PDF). Linux Magazine (61): 58–60. Retrieved 2009-03-30.
- Dave Phillips (2008-10-01). "State of the Art: Linux Audio 2008, Part II". Linux Journal. Retrieved 2009-03-30.
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- Official website
- LMMS Wiki, for documentation, tutorials, and help.
- LMMS Facebook Group
- LMMS Google+ Group
- LMMS SoundCloud Group
- LMMS Sharing Platform
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