Groovebox / micro-DAW

A powerful production tool in a small container

Groovebox / micro-DAW

Zynthian is a powerful tool for live-production and fast song-prototyping. It includes more than 30 synth-engines, hundreds of effects and thousands of presets. It's fully multitimbral, being able to manage up to 16 independent chains including synthesizers, midi processors and audio effects. It supports the LV2-plugin standard, so the list of engines FXs & processors is ever growing.

Zynthian UI

It features a step-sequencer with live-performing and song composing modes. The pads interface allows to launch and stop sequences in real-time, having several syncing modes, one-time, loops, etc. The arranger interface manages linear composing.

Zynthian UI

Super-easy midi-learning, rule-based midi-filter, multi-track audio recorder, audio sampler, midi file recorder & player, customized audio & midi routing. PureData & MOD-UI are integrated too.

A growing list of supported midi controllers can be used to control zynthian without configuration, totally plug & play: Novation Launchpad, Akai APC, Akai MIDI Mix, ...

Zynthian can also be controlled from DAWs and external sequencers. It has standard MIDI-IN/OUT/THRU connectors, 4 USB ports, WIFI and wired networks, supporting MIDI over network: Apple/RTP-MIDI, IP-multicast and TouchOSC protocols.

Default latency and jitter is low enough for most use-cases, but if you are looking for extra-low latency, audio configuration can be tweaked.

Read the full specifications here.


Zynesthesia, by Kosro Origin, by Daniel Wine The Seas of Mars, by Nicolaz Inneremerald, by Aethermind Everything must flow, by Nicolaz Western Brass Band, by Ivaneo Zynthianic Trance, by JTunes PPG13, by Can Trell The Weight, by BaggyPants Monsieur The Actor, by R.Generalov Vasculab COMPD, by Can Trell

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