amsynth

AMSYNTH(1)                       User Commands                      AMSYNTH(1)



NAME
       amsynth - a two oscillator subtractive software synthesizer

SYNOPSIS
       amsynth [options]

DESCRIPTION
       amsynth is an easy-to-use software synth with a classic subtractive
       synthesizer topology.

OPTIONS
       The following options override those in the config file
       ($HOME/.amSynthrc).

       -h     show a help message

       -v     show version information

       -x     run in headless mode (without GUI)

       -b <file>
              use <file> as the bank to store presets

       -t <file>
              use <file> as a tuning file

       -a <string>
              set the sound output driver to use [alsa/oss/auto(default)]

       -r <int>
              set the sampling rate to use

       -m <string>
              set the MIDI driver to use [alsa/oss/auto(default)]

       -c <int>
              set the MIDI channel to respond to (default=all)

       -p <int>
              set the polyphony (maximum active voices)

       -n <name>
              specify the JACK client name to use

       --jack_autoconnect[=<true|false>]
              automatically connect jack audio ports to hardware I/O ports.
              (Default: true)

FILES
       $HOME/.amSynthrc
              Configuration for amsynth.

       $HOME/.amsynth/*
              Banks and others.

       $HOME/.amSynth.presets
              Presets.

ENVIRONMENT
       AMSYNTH_NO_GUI
              If AMSYNTH_NO_GUI is set, amsynth is started in headless mode
              (without GUI).

       AMSYNTH_SKIN
              Specifies the directory from which amsynth should load its skin.

BUGS & FEATURE REQUESTS
       If you find a bug or if you would like to propose a new feature, please
       report it at https://github.com/amsynth/amsynth/issues .

AUTHORS
       Nick Dowell and contributors.  See complete list in amsynth's “Help” ->
       “About” dialog.

       The initial version of this manual page was written by Olivier Humbert
       <trebmuh@tuxfamily.org> on September 06, 2016 as a part of the LibraZiK
       project (and can be used by others).



amsynth 1.8.0                    January 2017                       AMSYNTH(1)