amsynth is an easy-to-use software synth with a classic subtractive synthesizer topology.
The following options override those in the config file ($HOME/.amSynthrc).
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run in headless mode (without GUI)
- -b <file>
use <file> as the bank to store presets
- -t <file>
use <file> as a tuning file
- -a <string>
set the sound output driver to use [alsa/oss/auto(default)]
- -r <int>
set the sampling rate to use
- -m <string>
set the MIDI driver to use [alsa/oss/auto(default)]
- -c <int>
set the MIDI channel to respond to (default=all)
- -p <int>
set the polyphony (maximum active voices)
- -n <name>
specify the JACK client name to use
automatically connect jack audio ports to hardware I/O ports. (Default: true)
Configuration for amsynth.
Banks and others.
If AMSYNTH_NO_GUI is set, amsynth is started in headless mode (without GUI).
Specifies the directory from which amsynth should load its skin.
Bugs & Feature Requests
If you find a bug or if you would like to propose a new feature, please report it at https://github.com/amsynth/amsynth/issues .
Nick Dowell and contributors. See complete list in amsynth’s “Help” -> “About” dialog.
The initial version of this manual page was written by Olivier Humbert <email@example.com> on September 06, 2016 as a part of the LibraZiK project (and can be used by others).