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Introduction to Linux MultiMedia Studio (LMMS)

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In the last years a lot of new software is come for music production on Linux, and LMMS is in this category.

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

With LMMS it’s also possible to add effects to pre-existing audio so it allows you to record vocals in a program like Audacity, import it as a sample, add filters and distortion, and then make the entire file one track.

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