Drumstick Metronome

Drumstick Metronome is a MIDI based metronome using the ALSA sequencer.

Intended for musicians and music students, it is a tool to keep the rhythm while playing musical instruments.

It uses MIDI for sound generation instead of digital audio, allowing low CPU usage and very accurate timing thanks to the ALSA sequencer.

Features

  • Easy to use graphic user interface.
  • MIDI only. Can be used with software- or external MIDI synthesizers.
  • Based on ALSA sequencer. Provides input and output ports
  • Highly customizable parameters
  • External control: D-Bus and MIDI realtime
  • Custom rhythm patterns
Software type
ALSA
Platform
GNU/Linux
Software features
MIDI
Software language
C++
License
GPL-2
Developer(s)
Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas

Drumstick MIDI Monitor

Drumstick MIDI Monitor is a MIDI monitor for Linux using ALSA sequencer and Qt5 user interface.

Features

  • Easy to use Qt5 graphic user interface
  • Based on ALSA sequencer. Provides one input port to be connected to other programs and devices using the usual external tools (aconnect, QJackCtl...)
  • Customizable event filters and sequencer parameters
  • Supports all MIDI messages, including System Exclusive, and some ALSA messages
  • MIDI Playback of the recorded session or loaded MIDI file
  • Saves to a text file or standard MIDI file the recorded event list
Software type
ALSA
Platform
GNU/Linux
Software features
MIDI
Software language
C++
License
GPL-2
Developer(s)
Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas