S21-04Audio Software for Music
Nowadays new technologies are affecting many aspects of our life. Certainly new technologies are widely used for fruition and for creation of music, just think of music sharing platforms, paid or free and of all the new genres of music recently developed.
This article outlines an overview about the software used to make music to date, through the many genres of music, focusing on Computer Music, as well as it is taught in the academies and universities.
Thus this writing is about audio software in general, about programming languages that are used to build audio software, about the sharing platforms for open-source audio software, about the difference between open-source audio software and not open-source audio software, about the importance of using the open-source in terms of free culture for all people.
Keywords: Music, Audio Software, Open-Source, New Technologies, Art and Technology, Programming for Music