Screenshot of LMMS 1.0.0, showing the interface features.
Javier Serrano Polo
|Initial release||2004 as Linux MultiMedia Studio|
|Stable release||1.1.3 / March 7, 2015|
|Available in||16 languages|
|Type||Digital audio workstation|
|License||GNU General Public License|
LMMS (previously Linux MultiMedia Studio, now LMMS MultiMedia Studio) is a free digital audio workstation. Music can be produced by synthesizing sounds, arranging samples, and playing on a MIDI keyboard by combining the features of trackers, sequencers and synthesizers. It supports LADSPA, SF2 files and VST plugins.
LMMS is available for multiple operating systems including GNU/Linux, OpenBSD and Microsoft Windows. Version 1.1.0 is the last major version built on the previous 1.0.0. Ever since LMMS 1.1.0, official binary releases are available for Mac OS X.
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LMMS has the following features, most of which open as new windows within the LMMS window:
- Song Editor — for composing songs
- Beat+Bassline Editor — for creating beats and basslines
- FX mixer — with unlimited FX channels
- Piano Roll — for editing patterns and melodies
- Automation Editor
- MIDI keyboard support
- Multiple instruments and effects out of the box:
- Sampler (AudioFileProcessor)
- Wavetable-lookup synthesis (BitInvader)
- Kick & Bassdrum synthesizer (Kicker)
- Monophonic imitation of Roland TB-303 (LB302)
- Tuneful percussion synthesizer (Mallets)
- Organ-like synthesizer (Organic)
- Emulation of Game Boy APU (FreeBoy)
- Emulation of Commodore 64 chips (SID)
- Vibrating string modeler (Vibed)
- Multiple ZynAddSubFX presets
- Compatible with many standards:
- Shared People's projects, Presets, Samples and Themes
- Comparison of free software for audio
- List of Linux audio software
- List of music software
- Multitrack recording
- Comparison of multitrack recording software
- Commercial Sequencers
- 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.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to LMMS.|
- LMMS Wiki, for documentation, tutorials, and help.
- LMMS Facebook Group
- LMMS Google+ Group
- LMMS SoundCloud Group
- LMMS Sharing Platform
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