lmms - Man Page

software for easy music production

Examples (TL;DR)


lmms [ --render file ] [options]
lmms [ --upgrade in out ]
lmms [ --dump in ]
lmms [ file ]


LMMS 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.

LMMS features components such as a Song Editor, a Beat+Bassline Editor, a Piano Roll, an FX Mixer as well as many powerful instruments and effects.


-r,  --render project-file

Render given file to either a wav- or ogg-file. See -f for details

-o,  --output file

render into file

-f,  --output-format format

Specify format of render-output where format is either 'wav' or 'ogg'

-s,  --samplerate samplerate

Specify output samplerate in Hz - range is 44100 (default) to 192000

-b,  --bitrate bitrate

Specify output bitrate in kHz (for OGG encoding only), default is 160

-i,  --interpolation method

Specify interpolation method - possible values are linear, sincfastest (default), sincmedium, sincbest

-x,  --oversampling value

Specify oversampling, possible values: 1, 2 (default), 4, 8

-u,  --upgrade in out

Upgrade file in and save as out

-d,  --dump in

Dump XML of compressed file in (i.e. MMPZ-file)

-v,  --version

Show version information and exit.

-h,  --help

Show usage information and exit.

See Also

http://lmms.sf.net/ http://lmms.sf.net/wiki/




September 28, 2006