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SoundHelix

Versatile algorithmic random music generation software written in Java

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SoundHelix is a free versatile Java framework for algorithmic random music composition. SoundHelix can generate random songs, play them (for example, on any number of MIDI devices or MIDI-capable software synthesizers) and is highly customizable using XML configuration. SoundHelix also allows writing the generated music as MIDI files.

SoundHelix produces music that is actually enjoyable to listen to.

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Features

  • Produces enjoyable algorithmic random music
  • Fully configurable using XML
  • Can remote-control any number of MIDI devices with upto 16 MIDI channels each in parallel
  • Supports LFOs for slowly changing MIDI parameters (modulation wheel, etc.)
  • Extensible API allows for easy extensions to existing functionality
  • Supports sending MIDI timing ticks to selected MIDI devices
  • Example songs available on http://www.soundhelix.com/audio-examples
  • Facebook fanpage available at http://www.facebook.com/soundhelix/
  • Twitter feed available at http://www.twitter.com/SoundHelix
  • Applet with simple example available at http://www.soundhelix.com/applet/SoundHelix-applet.jnlp

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User Reviews

  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Excellent project. Impressive music. Thank you!

    Posted 09/07/2016
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    A great remake of the legendary Amiga Algomusic (from the same author).

    Posted 11/14/2014
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Very nice project: music well composed!

    Posted 12/21/2013
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    What a fantastic project! A useful random music generator that creates music you actually want to listen to!

    Posted 06/13/2013
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Great project! I recommend this program strongly! Very best and fast random music generation s! It's great, although it should also install the generator with it!

    Posted 06/26/2012
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Additional Project Details

Languages

English

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Java Swing, Console/Terminal, Command-line

Programming Language

Java

Registered

2008-09-17

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