SunVox – fast and powerful modular synthesizer with pattern-based sequencer

SunVox is a small, fast and powerful modular synthesizer with pattern-based sequencer (tracker).

It’s a tool for those people who like to compose music.

The software is freeware, but no source code is available.

The SunVox project consists of the following parts:

  • modules generates the sound.
  • patterns controls the modules (sends them notes and other commands).
  • timeline determines the order of the patterns.

Features include:

  • Highly optimized synth algorithms, flexible architecture.
  • Supported sound systems: ASIO, DirectSound, MME, ALSA, OSS, JACK, Audiobus, IAA.
  • Supports 16/24/32bit WAV, AIFF and XI samples.
  • Multitrack WAV export.
  • MIDI In/Out/Import/Export.
  • XM (FastTracker) and MOD (ProTracker, OctaMED) import.
  • Real-time sample recording.
  • Real-time recording of any types of sound events (notes, Touch Theremin, controllers).
  • Powerful microtonal (ultra-chromatic) sequencer.
  • Full support for MIDI
  • Multi-touch.
  • Many built-in modules (synths and effects) + ability to make very complex connections between them:
    • Analog Generator.
    • DrumSynth with 120 unique synthetic drum sounds.
    • FM synthesizer.
    • MetaModule (use it to build your own synths/effects).
    • Sampler (multisample instrument).
    • SpectraVoice (FFT-based synthesizer for warm atmospheric sounds).
    • Side Chain Compressor.
    • Distortion.
    • Echo.
    • 3Band equalizer.
    • Filters.
    • Flanger.
    • Loop (for glitch effects).
    • Reverb.
    • Vocal Filter (for human voice simulation).
    • Vorbis Player.
    • WaveShaper.
    • and many others …
  • Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux x86, x86_64, ARM (Maemo-based devices, Raspberry Pi, PocketCHIP, etc.), ARM64 (PINE64 etc.). There’s also support for macOS, Windows, iOS, Android, and Windows CE.

Support: Manual, Forum
Developer: Alexander Zolotov
License: Freeware – closed source (from version 1.4 and later)


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