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Music composition tool

'amber' aims to be an easy-to-use granular synthesis tool for GNU/Linux to assist composers and electronic musicians in creating interesting and complex sounds. More information on the theory and application of granular synthesis techniques can be found at


version 1.3.1 (stable)
released on 4 November 2006

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Related Projects

  • JMusic


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey29 April 2002

Leaders and contributors

Matthew McCabe Maintainer
Dr. Ben Broening; also see the CREDIT file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2018.


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