Here is a list of free software and resources that I am using, and want to thank the authors for their work that gives me the possibility to compose music. These are the only tools I am using to compose music.

  • MuseScore – for scoring and composition.
  • Ardour – the DAW. I use it for composition and mixing.
  • LMMS – I used it as a sequencer.
  • Calf Plugins – various LV2 plugins. Using them for mixing.
  • C* Audio Plugin Suite –  various LADSPA plugins. Using them for mixing.
  • Guitarix Plugins – various LV2 plugins. Using for mixing.
  • Yoshimi – software synthesizer and LV2 plugin. Currently using it instead of ZynAddSubFX
  • JACK Audio Connection Kit – a server daemon that provides real-time, low-latency connections for both audio and MIDI data between applications.
  • QJackCtl – an application to control the JACK sound server daemon.
  • Audacity – audio software for multi-track recording and editing.
  • DrumGizmo – drum samples and multichannel, multilayered, cross-platform drum plugin
  • AVL Drumkits& LV2 Plugin – a plugin and its samples for percussion.
  • VSCO – an orchestra samples as SFZ format
  • LinuxSampler – a sample player
  • Geonkick – a percussion synthesizer I am developing
  • Debian – a distribution of the operating system GNU/Linux.