ChucK is an open source concurrent, on-the-fly programming language for real-time sound synthesis and music creation. It offers a powerful programming tool for building and experimenting with complex audio synthesis/analysis programs, and real-time interactive music. By giving you sample-level control within the language, ChucK allows you to be original with your synthesis algorithms.
ChucK is targeted for audio/multimedia researchers, developers, composers, and performers.
This is free and open source software.
- Truly concurrent programming model.
- Add live code.
- Direct support for real-time audio synthesis.
- Unified timing mechanism for multi-rate event and control processing.
- Precision timing: a strongly timed sample-synchronous timing model.
- Supports deterministic concurrency and multiple, simultaneous, dynamic control rates.
- Supports MIDI input and output, OpenSoundControl, HID device, and multi-channel audio.
- Programs are dynamically compiled to ChucK virtual machine bytecode.
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