Open Source Music and Audio Software in the Best of the Web Directory

Open Source Music and Audio Software

  • Audacity: The Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor

    Free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

  • iRadeo

    Plays MP3 files and serves as a podcast or online radio streaming platform.

  • MPEG4IP: Open Source MPEG4 Package

    Presents a continuous system in exploring streaming multimedia. Also shows packages including open source.

  • MuseScore

    Music composition and notation software featuring a virtual note sheet, unlimited number of staves, platform independent code, and multilingual support.


    Real-time music collaboration software. Site provides downloads and features a discussion forum and music made with NINJAM.

  • Open Sound World

    Presents information on the expanded programming environment allowing musicians, sound designers and researchers to process sound in response to expressive real-time control.


    Open-source source application the management of lyrics, chords, lead sheets, computer projection, and overheads.

  • orDrumbox

    Features automatic music composition capabilities. With downloads and contact information.

  • pulpTunes

    Software serving as a web server for iTunes, enabling access to iTunes music library through a web browser.

  • Ubuntu-Studio Project

    Provides information on the creation flavor of Ubuntu for the Linux audio, video, and graphic professional.

  • Zinf

    Presents an audio player for Linux and Win32 which supports MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, and the WAV and Audio.

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