zynaddsubfx - A Real-Time Software Synthesizer for Linux

Distribution: openSUSE 42.1
Repository: openSUSE Multimedia Apps all
Package name: zynaddsubfx
Package version: 3.0.1
Package release: 26.1
Package architecture: i586
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 5.08 MB
Download size: 1.06 MB
Official Mirror: ftp.gwdg.de
zynaddsubfx is a many-featured real-time software synthesizer for Linux. Features include polyphony and multitimbrel and microtonal capabilities. It includes randomness of some parameters, which can make warm sounds, like analog synthesizers. This program has system and insertion effects, too.



  • ZynAddSubFX = 3.0.1
  • application()
  • application(zynaddsubfx-alsa.desktop)
  • application(zynaddsubfx-jack.desktop)
  • zynaddsubfx = 3.0.1-26.1
  • zynaddsubfx(x86-32) = 3.0.1-26.1


  • ZynAddSubFX < 3.0.1


    Install Howto

    1. Add the openSUSE Multimedia Apps repository:
      # zypper addrepo http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/repositories/multimedia:/apps/openSUSE_Leap_42.1/ opensuse-multimedia-apps
    2. Install zynaddsubfx rpm package:
      # zypper install zynaddsubfx


    • /usr/bin/zynaddsubfx
    • /usr/bin/zynaddsubfx-ext-gui
    • /usr/share/applications/zynaddsubfx-alsa.desktop
    • /usr/share/applications/zynaddsubfx-jack.desktop
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/zynaddsubfx/AUTHORS.txt
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/zynaddsubfx/COPYING
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/zynaddsubfx/ChangeLog
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/zynaddsubfx/HISTORY.txt
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/zynaddsubfx/README.adoc
    • /usr/share/pixmaps/zynaddsubfx.svg


    2017-05-10 - davejplater@gmail.com - Enable reproducible builds with zynaddsubfx-DPF.patch which fixes the generation of random output port values for lv2 plugins.

    2017-04-15 - davejplater@gmail.com - Update to 3.0.1 - Added zynaddsubfx-nodatetime.patch to remove __DATE__ & __TIME__ - Upstream changes: * Fix bank screen with Zyn-Fusion * Fix crash on startup with GL 2.1 to 3.1 * Fix UI Disconnection Bug * Add resizing to LV2 Zyn-Fusion * Fixes problems receiving MIDI over ALSA * Fixes crash when editing instrument description in Zyn-Fusion * Fixes crash when visualizing instruments in Zyn-Fusion * Add support for zest toolkit via Zyn-Fusion * Add watchpoints to env/LFO * Add Bank searching capabilities * Add Windows Midi Support * Add --midi-learn option for loading .xlz files * Add bank cache file * Add DC modulator type * Augment Existing 2.5.x OSC API metadata * Fix Envelope behavior on pre 2.4.4 patches * Fix ALSA hanging after suspend to ram * Fix Jack-Multi Crash * Fix FreeBSD compilation * Fix Windows compilation (via mingw64) * Fix unapplied microtonal settings on startup

    2017-01-19 - edogawa@aon.at - Correct and improved copypasted summary texts of the three plugin subpackages

    2016-08-15 - davejplater@gmail.com - Allow Leap:42.2 build to use non-ntk

    2016-06-30 - jengelh@inai.de - Trim filelist, implicit parameters, stick to SUSE changelog format.

    2016-06-29 - davejplater@gmail.com - Update to 2.5.4 - Moved plugins to correct library arch directory. - Rebased zynaddsubfx-buildflags.patch - Upstream changes: * Add realtime automation for subnote parameters * Add FLTK UI for LV2 plugins * Add support for '~' in bank paths * Fix VST crashes * Fix VST loading issues * Fix Microtonal copy/paste * Fix GCC 5.3.0 build issues * Fix autosave disable flag * Fix license headers * Fix plugin library directory * Fix uninitialized filter bug in subnote * Fix broken instrument send

    2016-02-10 - edogawa@aon.at - update to version 2.5.3 * updated zynaddsubfx-buildflags.patch * added subpackages for the new lv2 and vst plugin variants * Add autosave - Just in case of the rare crash, this can be a lifesaver * Add realtime filter parameter updates - For smoother, wilder filter tweaking * Add LFO random mode - adds sample and hold module integrated to the LFO, great for classic bleep-blop computer sounds (and a hundred other things) * Add more controls to DSSI plugin - For more knob turning sonic automation-exploration in DSSI plugin hosts * Add fixed frequency modulators - Easier FM operations * Add more reset states to knobs/sliders - double click will put it back to the default state, so you don?t need to be afraid of turning that knob, you can always go back. * dd PWM mod - Sweet sweeping from nasally to full bodied square waves * Fix Microtonal UI - if you do microtonal music, this is a huge deal! * Fix 'Add Bank' - easier organization for all your patches * Fix sustain bugs in 2.5.x series - So you can keep your feet below your keyboard to play more notes * Fix mem pool exhaustion bug - a boon to stability * Fix PADnote and Oscilgen copy/paste - for quicker sound design * Fix Midi unlearn - If you want to map that knob to something else... * Other miscellaneous bug fixes * New Presets in the 'olivers-other' bank.