amsynth - two oscillator software synthesizer

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name amsynth
Package version 1.4.2
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 9.77 KB
Download size 738.46 KB
Official Mirror
amSynth features:
* two analogue-style audio oscillators, featuring:
o sine wave
o saw/triangle wave with adjustable shape
o square/pulse wave with adjustable pulsewidth
o noise generation
o "random" wave (noise with sample & hold)
o oscillator sync
o of course, detune and range control
* mixer section with ring modulation
* analogue-style low-pass filter
o 24dB/octave curve
o dedicated ADSR envelope
o cutoff and resonance control
o keyboard pitch tracking
* amplifier with dedicated ADSR envelope
* modulation LFO
o up to 58Hz modulation
o routable to all sections (pitch, filter, amplifier)
* Effects
o High quality stereo reverb (freeverb)
o Distortion/crunch
* Easy navigation and manipulation of presets
* Stand-alone OSS or ALSA Midi/Audio client


Package Version Architecture Repository
amsynth_1.4.2-2_i386.deb 1.4.2 i386 Debian Main
amsynth - - -


Name Value
libasound2 >= 1.0.16
libatkmm-1.6-1 >= 2.22.1
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.30.0
libglibmm-2.4-1c2a >= 2.40.0
libgtk2.0-0 >= 2.14.0
libgtkmm-2.4-1c2a >= 1:2.24.0
libjack-0.116 -
libjack-jackd2-0 >= 1.9.5~dfsg-14
liblo7 >= 0.26~repack
libsigc++-2.0-0c2a >= 2.2.0
libstdc++6 >= 4.6


Type URL
Binary Package amsynth_1.4.2-2_amd64.deb
Source Package amsynth

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install amsynth deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install amsynth




2014-04-28 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.4.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Attempt to fix build failure on non-Linuxes.
2014-04-28 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.4.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2014-02-24 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.4.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Disable ALSA on non-Linux.
2014-02-24 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Point the watch file to the new URL.
* Update Vcs URLs.
* debian/rules:
- Disable -fno-exceptions.
- Do no longer need to rename destination path.
* Remove debian/amsynth.desktop, provided by upstream.
* Remove unnecessary debian/dirs.
* Bump Standards.
2013-05-06 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.3.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
2012-11-20 - Tiago Bortoletto Vaz <>
amsynth (1.3.2-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release. Pushed to experimental due to Wheezy freeze time.
* Remove gcc 4.7 issue patch, applied by upstream.
* Add myself as uploader.
* Upstream adds new DSSI plugin option (it will close #629192 when package
goes to unstable).
* Depends on dssi-dev for dssi host and liblo-dev for dssi gui.
2012-04-05 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.3.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Really build with --as-needed.
* Enable parallel builds.
* Tune CFLAGS and implement DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS' noopt flag.
* Fix FTBFS with gcc 4.7 by fixing missing <unistd.h> include.
Thanks to Cyril Brulebois <> (Closes: 667098)
* Update debian/copyright.
* Bump Standards.
2012-02-09 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* New upstream URL for releases and homepage.
* Update debian/copyright.
* Remove 01-spelling_error.patch, applied upstream.
* Delete 02-create_new_instance.patch, applied upstream.
* Switch from autotools_dev to dh_autoreconf.
2011-07-19 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.2.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Suggests on vkeybd, thanks to Mauro Lizaur for the suggestion.
* Update debian/gbp.conf.
* Replace negated list of architectures with linux-any (Closes: #634661)
* Bump Standards.
2010-08-04 - Alessio Treglia <>
amsynth (1.2.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt).
* Update my email address.
* Bump Standards.
* Add .gitignore file.
* Add git-buildpackage config file.
* Call "amsynth" and not "amSynth" to create new instance (Closes:
* Use autotools_dev add-on to update config.{guess,sub} before running
* Add -Wl,--as-needed to linking options.

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