Free audio software is free software that can be used to listen to, modify, create and/or author audio signals and music. There is free audio software available for Windows and MacOS, but the largest quantity of the free audio software only runs on GNU/Linux.

Planet CCRMA and AGNULA are GNU/Linux distributions designed for musicians and/or audio engineers.

Table of contents
1 JACK Audio Connection Kit
2 Trackers
3 Programming languages
4 Modular systems
5 Diverse
6 External links

JACK Audio Connection Kit

JACK is a daemon that provides low latency connections between JACKified applications. Currently it needs ALSA.


Programming languages

Modular systems

  • SpiralSynthModular
  • pure data
  • jMax


MuSE is for mixing, encoding, and streaming of encoded audio.

External links