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AudioKit: Open-source audio synthesis, processing, and analysis platform (audiokit.io)
137 points by adamnemecek on Nov 7, 2014 | hide | past | web | favorite | 13 comments

Looks like a very nice project. I've only glanced at the pages so far but it looks like you've really been putting good work into the packaging and documentation, which is refreshing.

It might have been useful to learn a little sooner that this is a Csound wrapper. I can understand your reasons for not advertising it as such, but I think there is a genuine utility for your users in knowing that the library they choose for iOS/OSX development has a structural analogue on any other platform they may ever want to write for.

> It might have been useful to learn a little sooner that this is _only for mac_.

For the rest of us.

Android and javascript versions are in development. We love Csound and talk about why on http://audiokit.io/engine/

See also: "Essentia is an open-source C++ library for audio analysis and audio-based music information retrieval released under the Affero GPLv3 license (also available under proprietary license upon request). It contains an extensive collection of reusable algorithms which implement audio input/output functionality, standard digital signal processing blocks, statistical characterization of data, and a large set of spectral, temporal, tonal and high-level music descriptors. In addition, Essentia can be complemented with Gaia, a C++ library with python bindings which implement similarity measures and classifications on the results of audio analysis, and generate classification models that Essentia can use to compute high-level description of music (same license terms apply)."


(which I discovered from the game Crypt of the Necrodancer which uses it to do (at least?) beat detection for your custom music)

If anyone is interested in playing with this kind of stuff in Python, I have been doing a lot of work in simple gist for LPC coding and synthesis, as well as sinewave synthesis. No musical synthesizers yet (focused on voice) but many of the ideas are similar. It might even work on music (I haven't tried).


This looks really cool and clean! Nice documentation. I will definitely look at this if/when I start the next iOS project.

Semi relevant, but could anyone recommend any decent javascript libraries for audio analysis and synthesis?

Has anyone compared to https://github.com/kstenerud/ObjectAL-for-iPhone ? "Mac & Audio Development, minus the headache"

Website looks great and basing it on CSound is a solid choice. Some people may think of it as "old," but really CSound has 1,000s of hours on it over several decades. I'm looking forward to seeing where this goes!

Can anyone of you point me to something that can make me detect a CLAP? :D

Looks cool, is there going to be a CocoaPod?

Yeah, that is in the works.


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