Debian Multimedia Project
Summary
The Debian Multimedia Pure Blend contains 877 packages which are grouped by metapackages. Each metapackage will cause the installation of packages for a specific topic. The following table lists the metapackages of Debian Multimedia

Tasks page

This is a list of the Tasks Debian Multimedia is made of:

Table of contents

Ambisonics - Packages for working with ambisonics (3D surround sound)

This metapackage will install packages you need when working with ambisonics.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Aliki
Measurement tool for Impulse Responses
Amb-plugins
ambisonics LADSPA plugins
Ambdec
Ambisonic decoder for first and second order
Ardour
the digital audio workstation
Ardour3
transitional dummy package for ardour
Drc
digital room correction
Iem-plugin-suite-standalone
IEM's spatialization suite - standalone
Iem-plugin-suite-vst
IEM's spatialization suite - VST2 plugins
Jackd
JACK Audio Connection Kit (default server package)
Japa
JACK and ALSA Perceptual Analyser
Jconvolver
Convolution reverb Engine for JACK
Jconvolver-config-files
Demo config files for jconvolver
Libambix-dev
AMBIsonics eXchange library (development files)
Libambix-utils
AMBIsonics eXchange library (utilities)
Pd-ambix
AMBIsonics eXchange objects for Pure Data
Pd-iemambi
Pd-objects for Ambisonics sound spatialization
Qjackctl
User interface for controlling the JACK sound server
Soundscaperenderer
tool for real-time spatial audio reproduction
Tetraproc
Tetrahedral Microphone Processor for Ambisonic Recording
Zita-rev1
pro-audio reverb effect

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Non-mixer
live mixer with effects plugin hosting and ambisonics

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Ambix-plugins
ambiX Ambisonics plug-in suite
Pd-iem-bin-ambi
binaural spatial audio for Pure Data using Ambisonics

No known packages available

Ambidecodertoolbox
a collection of tools for creating Ambisonic decoders

Animation - Packages for creating animations

This metapackage will install packages for designed to create and view 2D and 3D animations for concerts, theatre and dance performances, feature films and promotional screenings.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Blender
Very fast and versatile 3D modeller/renderer
Create-resources
shared resources for use by creative applications
Gimp
GNU Image Manipulation Program
Gimp-gap
animation package for the GIMP
Gpac
GPAC Project on Advanced Content - utilities
Mandelbulber2
3D fractal renderer and animator
Opencollada-tools
Command line tool for validating COLLADA files
Qstopmotion
Application for creating stop-motion animation movies
Stopmotion
create stop-motion animations
Synfig
vector-based 2D animation renderer
Synfigstudio
vector-based 2D animation package (graphical user interface)
Toonloop
live animation editor
Whitedune
graphical VRML97/X3D viewer, editor, 3D modeller and animation tool

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Gimp-plugin-registry
repository of optional extensions for GIMP
Tupi
2D Animation design and authoring tool

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Ogreal
OpenAL plugin for the Ogre Rendering Engine

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Animata
real-time animation software
Brad
Blender based user interface for Radiance
Colladacoherencytest
check the coherency of COLLADA files
Flif
Free Lossless Image Format (FLIF) encoder/decoder
Fluxus
Rapid prototyping, playing and learning environment for 3D graphics, sound and games.
Pixelstruct
structure-from-motion visualizer for 3D scenes
Qavimator
BVH animation editor for 3D virtual worlds (secondlife)

Audio plugins - Audio processing plugins, synths and virtual instruments

This metapackage installs plugins that are useful for creating and processing audio.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Abgate
LV2 noise gate plugin
Amb-plugins
ambisonics LADSPA plugins
Ambdec
Ambisonic decoder for first and second order
Ams
Realtime modular synthesizer for ALSA
Audiofile-tools
sfinfo and sfconvert tools
Autotalent
pitch correction LADSPA plugin
Avw.lv2
transitional package
Blepvco
LADSPA, minBLEP-based, hard-sync-capable oscillator plugins
Blop
Bandlimited wavetable-based oscillator plugins for LADSPA hosts
Calf-plugins
Calf Studio Gear - audio effects and sound generators
Caps
C* Audio Plugin Suite
Csladspa
LADSPA plugin for Csound
Csoundqt
frontend for the csound sound processor
Dpf-plugins
Audio plugin collection from DISTRHO (metapackage)
Dragonfly-reverb
Reverb effect plugins - metapackage
Drumkv1
old-school drum-kit sampler - standalone
Dssi-host-jack
Example of DSSI host
Dssi-utils
Command-line utilities for sending commands to DSSI plugins
Eq10q
LV2 plugins bundle
Ffmsindex
Command line tool to create ffms2 index files
Fil-plugins
parametric equalizer LADSPA plugin
Fluidsynth-dssi
DSSI wrapper for the FluidSynth SoundFont-playing synthesizer
Fomp
collection of LV2 audio plugins
Ghostess
A graphical DSSI plugin host
Hexter
Yamaha DX7 modeling DSSI plugin
Invada-studio-plugins-ladspa
Invada Studio Plugins - a set of LADSPA audio plugins
Invada-studio-plugins-lv2
Invada Studio Plugins - a set of LV2 audio plugins
Ir.lv2
LV2 IR reverb
Jack-rack
LADSPA effects "rack" for JACK
Jalv
tool to run LV2 plugins as stand-alone applications
Jconvolver
Convolution reverb Engine for JACK
Ladspa-sdk
sample tools for linux-audio-dev plugin architecture
Ladspalist
List LADSPA plugins for use by LADSPA UGen
Libasound2-plugin-equal
equalizer plugin for ALSA
Ll-scope
an oscilloscope DSSI plugin
Lsp-plugins
LSP (Linux Studio Plugins) audio-plugins (metapackage)
Lv2fil
Stereo and mono LV2 plugins, four-band parametric equalisers
Lv2file
Command-line program to apply LV2 effects to audio files
Lv2proc
command line effect processor
Lv2vocoder
LV2 vocoder plugin
Mcp-plugins
LADSPA plugins designed for Alsa Modular Synth
Mda-lv2
Paul Kellett's MDA plugins ported to LV2
Naspro-bridges
collection of bridges to LV2
Nekobee
Simple single-oscillator DSSI plugin
Omins
collection of LADSPA plugins aimed at modular synthesizers
Rev-plugins
reverb LADSPA plugin
Rubberband-ladspa
LADSPA plugin for audio pitch-shifting
Samplv1
polyphonic sampler synthesizer - standalone
Sc3-plugins
Community collection of UGen plugins for SuperCollider
Sc3-plugins-language
sclang class files of UGen plugins for SuperCollider
Sc3-plugins-server
Compiled scsynth UGen plugins for SuperCollider
Setbfree
DSP tonewheel organ
Sineshaper
Monophonic synth plugin with two oscillators and waveshapers
Slv2-doc
Documentation for SLV2
Slv2-jack
Jack support for LV2 plugins
So-synth-lv2
Set of synthesizers for the LV2 plugin format
Ste-plugins
stereo LADSPA plugins
Swh-lv2
Steve Harris's SWH plugins ported to LV2
Swh-plugins
Steve Harris's LADSPA plugins
Synthv1
old-school polyphonic synthesizer - standalone
Tap-plugins
Tom's Audio Processing LADSPA plugins
Vamp-plugin-sdk
audio analysis and feature extraction plugins (SDK)
Vco-plugins
LADSPA plugin sporting anti-aliased oscillators
Vlevel
Levelling audio filter as command-line tool and LADSPA/JACK plugin
Vocproc
LV2 plugin for pitch shifting and vocoding
Wah-plugins
auto-wah LADSPA plugin
Whysynth
DSSI Soft Synth Interface
Wsynth-dssi
hack on Xsynth-DSSI to allow wavetable synthesis
X42-plugins
Collection of LV2 plugins
Xsynth-dssi
classic-analog (VCOs-VCF-VCA) style software synthesizer
Zam-plugins
Collection of LV2, LADSPA, LINUX-VST and JACK plugins
Zita-at1
JACK autotuner
Zynadd
ZynAddSubFX engines converted to LV2 plugin format
Zynaddsubfx-dssi
dssi plugin of zynaddsubfx
Zynjacku
JACK based host for LV2 synths and LV2 plugins

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Csound-doc
documentation for csound
Jcgui
a simple Host wrap around jconvolver/jconv
Zita-rev1
pro-audio reverb effect

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Carla
audio plugin host supporting LADSPA, DSSI, LV2, VST2/3 & AU formats
Ingen
modular audio processing system
Vst3sdk
professional audio plugin development kit

No known packages available

Camomile
dynamic plugin that allows to load and to control Pure Data patches inside a DAW

Audio utilities - packages for manipulating & cataloging music and audio

This metapackage installs programs and plugins for manipulating & cataloging music and audio. This includes stretching audio in time, breaking it into segments, the detection of pitch, beat and silence, and transcoding between file formats. It also includes tools to assist maintaining music collections by detecting duplicates, tagging metadata and dealing with cover art and album information.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Aubio-tools
library for audio segmentation -- utilities
Audiotools
Collection of audio handling programs for the command line
Audmes
AUDio MEasurement System
Bs1770gain
measure and adjust audio and video sound loudness
Cd-discid
CDDB DiscID utility
Easytag
GTK+ editor for audio file tags
Easytag-nautilus
Nautilus extension for easytag
Ecatools
multitrack-capable audio recorder and effect processor (tools)
Flactag
Tagger for whole-album FLAC files using data from MusicBrainz
Glyrc
command-line interface to libglyr
Gmusicbrowser
graphical jukebox for large music collections
Gnome-metronome
Simple Metronome application for the GNOME desktop
Isrcsubmit
extract ISRCs from audio CDs and submit them to MusicBrainz
Libambix-utils
AMBIsonics eXchange library (utilities)
Libmysofa-utils
library to read HRTFs stored in the AES69-2015 SOFA format - utilities
Mediaconch
implementation and policy checker, reporter and fixer for media files
Mhwaveedit
Simple and fast GTK2 sound editor
Mp3fs
FUSE filesystem for transcoding FLAC to MP3 on the fly
Mp3report
Script to create an HTML report of MP3 files in a directory
Pacpl
multi-purpose audio converter/ripper/tagger script
Paulstretch
Extreme sound time-stretch
Playitslowly
Plays back audio files at a different speed or pitch
Pragha
Lightweight Music Player
Rezound
Audio file editor
Rubberband-cli
audio time-stretching and pitch-shifting utility
Rubberband-ladspa
LADSPA plugin for audio pitch-shifting
Rubberband-vamp
Vamp plugins using Rubber Band
Silan
commandline tool to detect silence in audio-files
Snd
Sound file editor (metapackage)
Snd-gtk-jack
Sound file editor (dummy transitional package)
Snd-gtk-pulse
Sound file editor (dummy transitional package)
Snd-nox
Sound file editor (cmdline)
Sonic-visualiser
viewing and analysing the contents of music audio files
Soundconverter
GNOME application to convert audio files into other formats
Soundstretch
Stretches and pitch-shifts sound independently
Sox
Swiss army knife of sound processing
Stretchplayer
Audio file player with time stretch and pitch shifting
Vorbis-tools
several Ogg Vorbis tools
Wavbreaker
tool to split wave files into multiple chunks
Wavpack
audio codec (lossy and lossless) - encoder and decoder
Xcfa
X Convert File Audio
Zita-dc1
Dynamics Compressor
Zita-resampler
resampler application written with libzita-resampler

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Ardour
the digital audio workstation
Ardour3
transitional dummy package for ardour
Audacity
fast, cross-platform audio editor
Audiolink
makes managing and searching for music easier
Cdrdao
records CDs in Disk-At-Once (DAO) mode
Ecasound
multitrack-capable audio recorder and effect processor
Fische
stand-alone sound visualisation for Linux
Parlatype
Minimal audio player for manual speech transcription
Qtractor
MIDI/Audio multi-track sequencer application
Qwinff
GUI for FFmpeg
Rosegarden
music editor and MIDI/audio sequencer
Spek
acoustic spectrum analyser
Taptempo
command line tap tempo

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Aften
Aften: A/52 audio encoder.
Audioseg
toolkit dedicated to audio segmentation
Cutmp3
small and fast command line MP3 editor
Dcadec
DTS Coherent Acoustics decoder - shared library
Fdmf
find duplicate music files
Ffmulticonverter
graphical multi format converter
Fft-spectra
tool for visualization of frequency spectra of an audio signal
Fuoco-converter
Universal audio and video converter
Gmpc-plugin-coveramazon
Download cover art and album information from the amazon web service
Mp3cat
reads, writes, splits and combines MP3 files
Mp3mesa
MP3 ripper for CD to MP3 conversions
Mp3packer
lossless rearranger of MP3 files to make them smaller
Mpcut
Visual MP3 editor (lossless)
Nautilus-sound-converter
Nautilus extension to convert audio file formats
Odvr
USB-enabled Olympus DVR
Playdar
music content resolver
Playlist
audio file format conversion script with streaming capabilities
Qrest
set of tools for calculations on musical values
Spleeter
Source separation library including pretrained models

No known packages available

Audiowmark
solution for watermarking audio files

Broadcasting - Packages for broadcasting media publicly or in the home

Metapackage which installs packages for broadcasters, cinemas, or home users (e.g. streaming & media servers).

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Camorama
gnome utility to view and save images from a webcam
Crtmpserver
High performance RTMP/RTSP streaming server
Darkice
Live audio streamer
Dleyna-renderer
DBus service to interact with DLNA Digital Media Renderers
Dleyna-server
DBus service to interact with DLNA Digital Media Servers
Dvblast
Simple and powerful dvb-streaming application
Flumotion
Fluendo Streaming Server - manager, worker and admin
Forked-daapd
DAAP/DACP (iTunes) server, support for AirPlay and Roku devices
Gerbera
UPnP MediaServer
Gmediaserver
UPnP Mediaserver
Groovebasin
music player server with a web-based user interface
Icecast2
streaming media server
Ices2
Ogg Vorbis streaming source for Icecast 2
Idjc
graphical shoutcast/icecast client
Mediatomb
UPnP MediaServer (main package)
Multicat
Set of tools for multicast and transport stream manipulation
Pulseaudio-dlna
stream audio to DLNA devices and Chromecasts
Tsdecrypt
decrypt MPEG transport stream
Vdr-plugin-vnsiserver
VDR plugin to provide PVR backend services for Kodi
Voctomix
Full-HD Software Live-Video-Mixer

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Butt
multi OS streaming audio tool easy to use
Dvbstreamer
a console based streamer for DVB/ATSC service(s)
Kodi
Open Source Home Theatre (executable binaries)
Kodi-eventclients-kodi-send
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client Kodi-SEND package)
Kodi-eventclients-ps3
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client PS3 package)
Kodi-eventclients-wiiremote
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client WII Remote support package)
Kodi-inputstream-adaptive
Adaptive inputstream addon for Kodi
Kodi-inputstream-ffmpegdirect
FFmpegDirect inputstream addon for Kodi
Kodi-inputstream-rtmp
Kodi input stream addon for RTMP
Kodi-pvr-argustv
ARGUS TV PVR addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-dvbviewer
DVBViewer Kodi PVR Addon
Kodi-pvr-hdhomerun
HDHomeRun PVR Addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-hts
Kodi PVR Addon TvHeadend Hts
Kodi-pvr-iptvsimple
IPTV Simple Client Kodi PVR Addon
Kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver
MediaPortal's TV-Server PVR addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-mythtv
MythTV PVR Addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-nextpvr
NextPVR PVR addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-njoy
NJOY PVR Addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-vdr-vnsi
Kodi PVR Addon VDR VNSI
Kodi-pvr-vuplus
Vu+/Enigma2 PVR Addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-wmc
WMC PVR Addon for Kodi
Snapclient
Snapcast client
Snapserver
Snapcast server
Videolan-doc
documentation for the VideoLAN streaming solution
Vlc
multimedia player and streamer

Debian packages in experimental

Mediagoblin
web application for publishing all kinds of media

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Asdcplib
implementation of SMPTE and the MXF Interop "Sound & Picture Track File" format
Opencinematools
tools to create a Digital Cinema Package (DCP)
Qmagneto
TV Electronic Program Guide

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Airtime
A radio program automation and support tool
Aras
open source radio automation system
Celtx
media pre-production software
Dcp-inspect
deep inspection and validation of digital cinema packages
Dcpomatic
Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) from videos, images and sound files
Deefuzzer
an easy and instant media streaming tool
Fuppes
FUPPES is a free multiplatform UPnP (TM) A/V Media Server
Gallery3
web-based photo album written in PHP
Ingex
tapeless television production software
Kodiplatform
Kodi platform support library -- development files
Nuvolaplayer
cloud music integration for Linux desktop
Obs
Open Broadcast Software
Opendcp
Open Digital Cinema Package software
Phonon-backend-mplayer
mplayer backend for phonon
Photoshow
A free Web Gallery for your server
Pipelight
load windows NPAPI plugins into linux browsers
Plumi
video sharing Content Management System based on Plone
Ps3-media-server
DLNA UPnP Media Server, dedicated to PS3
Qlc
application to control DMX or analog lighting systems

Csound - Packages for working with Csound

Metapackage which installs packages, libraries, extensions and plug-ins to work with Csound, the grand old audio programming language.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Cecilia
Sound synthesis and audio signal processing environment
Csladspa
LADSPA plugin for Csound
Csound
powerful and versatile sound synthesis software
Csound-doc
documentation for csound
Csound-utils
miscellaneous utilities for the Csound system
Csoundqt
frontend for the csound sound processor
Csoundqt-examples
example scores for csoundqt
Libcsnd6-java
Java bindings for the Csound API
Liblua5.1-luacsnd
Lua bindings for the Csound API (transitional package)

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Libcsnd-dev
development files for Csound -- C++ API
Libcsound64-dev
development files for Csound
Libcsound64-doc
Csound API documentation
Libcsoundac-dev
development files for CsoundAC
Pd-csound
Csound external for Pure Data
Python3-csound
Python bindings for Csound
Rosegarden
music editor and MIDI/audio sequencer

Development - Extra packages for developers and package compiling

This metapackage will install additional software to compile audio software.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ableton-link-dev
synchronizes musical applications on multiple devices - development
Audacious-dev
audacious development files
Clam-networkeditor
CLAM Network Editor, prototyping tool for CLAM
Crtmpserver-dev
Development files for the crtmpserver platform
Drumstick-tools
Qt5/C++ wrapper for ALSA Sequencer (utilities)
Dssi-dev
Header file for compiling DSSI plugins and hosts
Dvbpsi-utils
utilities and example programs for libdvbpsi
Etl-dev
Extended Class and Template Library
Ffado-tools
FFADO debugging and firmware tools
Frei0r-plugins-dev
minimalistic plugin API for video effects, header files
Fst-dev
Free Studio Technology for audio plugins (development files)
Gigtools
command line tools for Gigasampler and DLS Level 1/2 files
Gir1.2-gexiv2-0.10
GObject-based wrapper around the Exiv2 library - introspection data
Gscanbus
scan IEEE1394 (firewire/i.link) bus
Ino-headers
C API to execute JavaScript code - header files
Juce-modules-source
Jules' Utility Class Extensions (module sources)
Juce-tools
JUCE's project management tools
Ladspa-sdk
sample tools for linux-audio-dev plugin architecture
Liba52-0.7.4-dev
library for decoding ATSC A/52 streams (development)
Libaacs-dev
free-and-libre implementation of AACS (development files)
Libaperture-0-dev
Development files for libaperture
Libart-2.0-dev
Library of functions for 2D graphics - development files
Libasound2-dev
shared library for ALSA applications -- development files
Libass-dev
development files for libass
Libaubio-dev
library for audio and music analysis, synthesis, and effects
Libaudclient-dev
audacious D-Bus remote control library (development files)
Libaudiofile-dev
Open-source version of SGI's audiofile library (header files)
Libavc1394-dev
control IEEE 1394 audio/video devices (development files)
Libavcodec-dev
FFmpeg library with de/encoders for audio/video codecs - development files
Libavcodec-extra
FFmpeg library with extra codecs (metapackage)
Libavdevice-dev
FFmpeg library for handling input and output devices - development files
Libavfilter-dev
FFmpeg library containing media filters - development files
Libavformat-dev
FFmpeg library with (de)muxers for multimedia containers - development files
Libavutil-dev
FFmpeg library with functions for simplifying programming - development files
Libbabl-dev
Dynamic, any to any, pixel format conversion library (development files)
Libbdplus-dev
implementation of BD+ for reading Blu-ray Discs (development files)
Libbitstream-dev
C headers giving access to binary streams like MPEG or DVB
Libbluray-bin
Blu-ray disc playback support library (tools)
Libbluray-dev
Blu-ray disc playback support library (development files)
Libchromaprint-dev
audio fingerprinting library - development files
Libchromaprint-tools
audio fingerprinting library - tools
Libclalsadrv-dev
ALSA driver C++ access library (development files)
Libclam-dev
C++ Library for Audio and Music(development files)
Libclam-qtmonitors-dev
development files for libclam-qtmonitors CLAM extensions
Libclthreads-dev
POSIX threads C++ access library (development files)
Libclxclient-dev
X Window System C++ access library (development files)
Libcollada2gltfconvert-dev
COLLADA to glTF conversion library -- development
Libcoverart-dev
library to access the Cover Art Archive (development files)
Libcrystalhd-dev
Crystal HD Video Decoder (development files)
Libdataquay-dev
Simple RDF for C++ and Qt applications (development files)
Libde265-dev
Open H.265 video codec implementation - development files
Libdirac-dev
open and royalty free high quality video codec - development files
Libdiscid-dev
library for creating MusicBrainz DiscIDs (development files)
Libdleyna-connector-dbus-1.0-1
DBus connector module for the dLeyna services
Libdleyna-core-1.0-dev
Utility functions for higher level dLeyna components (development files)
Libdrumstick-dev
Qt5/C++ wrapper for ALSA Sequencer (development files)
Libdssialsacompat-dev
DSSI ALSA compatibility library (development files)
Libdv-bin
software library for DV format digital video (sample apps)
Libdv4-dev
software library for DV format digital video (devel files)
Libdvb-dev
library to tune and command Digital Video Broadcasting cards
Libdvbcsa-dev
free implementation of the DVB/CSA (development files)
Libdvbpsi-dev
development files for libdvbpsi
Libdvdnav-dev
DVD navigation library (development)
Libdvdread-dev
library for reading DVDs (development)
Libebml-dev
access library for the EBML format (development files)
Libebur128-dev
implementation of the EBU R128 loudness standard (development files)
Libecasoundc-dev
multitrack-capable audio recorder and effect processor (C dev library)
Libexif-dev
library to parse EXIF files (development files)
Libfaad-dev
freeware Advanced Audio Decoder - development files
Libffado-dev
FFADO API - development files
Libffms2-dev
Development files for libffms2
Libflac++-dev
Free Lossless Audio Codec - C++ development library
Libflac-dev
Free Lossless Audio Codec - C development library
Libflake-dev
Alternative encoder for the Free Lossless Audio Codec -- Development files
Libgav1-dev
AV1 decoder developed by Google -- development kit
Libgavl-dev
low level audio and video library - development files
Libgegl-dev
Generic Graphics Library (development files)
Libgexiv2-dev
GObject-based wrapper around the Exiv2 library - development files
Libgig-dev
development files for libgig
Libglyr-dev
search engine for music-related metadata - development files
Libgmerlin-avdec-dev
general multimedia decoding library (development files)
Libgmerlin-dev
core library for gmerlin - development files
Libgmlib-dev
gnome-mplayer library (development files)
Libgmtk-dev
gnome-mplayer toolkit (development files)
Libgpac-dev
GPAC Project on Advanced Content - development files
Libgroove-dev
audio dispatching library (development files)
Libgroovefingerprinter-dev
acoustid fingerprinter sink for libgroove (development files)
Libgrooveloudness-dev
loudness scanner sink for libgroove (development files)
Libgrooveplayer-dev
audio device playback sink for libgroove (development files)
Libimgscalr-java
Java Image Scaling Library
Libinstpatch-dev
MIDI instrument editing library development files
Libjack-dev
JACK Audio Connection Kit (development files)
Liblilv-dev
library for simple use of LV2 plugins (development files)
Liblircclient-dev
Transitional placeholder for obsoleted liblircclient-dev
Liblivemedia-dev
multimedia RTSP streaming library (development files)
Liblo-dev
Lightweight OSC library -- development files
Liblo-tools
Lightweight OSC library (command-line tools)
Liblrdf0-dev
liblrdf0 development files
Liblscp-dev
Development files for LinuxSampler Control Protocol library
Libltc-dev
Development files for libltc
Libltcsmpte-dev
Development files for libltcsmpte
Liblv2dynparam1-dev
lv2dynparam is a LV2 plugin interface extension
Libmatroska-dev
extensible open standard audio/video container format (development files)
Libmedialibrary-dev
library for managing media files in a media library (development files)
Libmjpegtools-dev
MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset (development)
Libmms-dev
MMS stream protocol library - development files
Libmp3lame-dev
MP3 encoding library (development)
Libmp4v2-dev
library to read, create, and modify mp4 files (development files)
Libmpcdec-dev
MusePack decoder - development files
Libmpd-dev
High-level client library for accessing Music Player Daemon
Libmpeg2-4-dev
libmpeg2 development libraries and headers
Libmpg123-dev
MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio decoder (development files)
Libmpv-dev
video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2 (client library dev files)
Libmusicbrainz5-dev
Library to access the MusicBrainz.org database (development files)
Libmysofa-dev
library to read HRTFs stored in the AES69-2015 SOFA format - development files
Libnabrit-dev
LV2 bridging helper library (development files)
Libnacore-dev
NASPRO core library (development files)
Libo3dgc-dev
Open 3D Graphics Compression library (development)
Libogmrip-dev
Application for ripping and encoding DVD - development files
Libois-dev
Object Oriented Input System library (C++ development headers)
Libopencore-amrnb-dev
Adaptive Multi Rate speech codec - development files
Libopencore-amrwb-dev
Adaptive Multi-Rate - Wideband speech codec - development files
Libopenni-dev
headers for OpenNI 'Natural Interaction' frameworks
Libopenni-sensor-pointclouds-dev
headers for Kinect sensor modules for the OpenNI framework
Libopenni2-dev
headers for OpenNI 'Natural Interaction' frameworks
Libpaq-dev
library for parsing and querying RDF data (header files)
Libphat-dev
C++ library for boundary matrix reductions over Z/2Z
Libphat-tools
collection of tools for libphat
Libportsmf-dev
Portable Standard Midi File Library (development files)
Libpostproc-dev
FFmpeg library for post processing - development files
Libprojectm-dev
Advanced Milkdrop-compatible music visualization library - dev
Libprojectm-qt-dev
projectM Qt4 (development files)
Libpugl-dev
portable API for OpenGL graphical interfaces (headers)
Libquicktime-dev
library for reading and writing Quicktime files (development)
Libreplaygain-dev
Calculate ReplayGain information - development files
Librtaudio-dev
C++ library for realtime audio input/ouput (development files)
Librtmidi-dev
C++ library for realtime MIDI input/ouput (development files)
Librtmp-dev
toolkit for RTMP streams (development files)
Librubberband-dev
audio time-stretching and pitch-shifting library (development files)
Libsamplerate0-dev
Development files for audio sample rate conversion
Libsbsms-dev
Subband Sinusoidal Modeling Synthesis (development files)
Libserd-dev
lightweight RDF syntax library - development files
Libsfark-dev
Header files for sfArk library
Libshairport-dev
emulates an AirPort Express (development files)
Libshout-idjc-dev
broadcast streaming library with IDJC extensions (development)
Libshout3-dev
MP3/Ogg Vorbis broadcast streaming library (transitional package)
Libslv2-dev
Development files (headers) for SLV2 library
Libsndfile1-dev
Development files for libsndfile; a library for reading/writing audio files
Libsndio-dev
Small audio and MIDI framework from OpenBSD, development files
Libsndobj-dev
Sound Object library (development files)
Libsord-dev
library for storing RDF data in memory (development files)
Libsoundtouch-dev
Development files for the sound stretching library
Libsoxr-dev
High quality 1D sample-rate conversion library (development files)
Libsratom-dev
library for serialising LV2 atoms to/from Turtle - development files
Libstk0-dev
transitional package
Libsuil-dev
Development files for suil
Libswresample-dev
FFmpeg library for audio resampling, rematrixing etc. - development files
Libswscale-dev
FFmpeg library for image scaling and various conversions - development files
Libsynfig-dev
synfig library development files
Libunicap2-dev
unified interface to video capture devices - development files
Libuvc-dev
cross-platform library for USB video devices - development files
Libva-dev
Video Acceleration (VA) API for Linux -- development files
Libvo-aacenc-dev
VisualOn AAC encoder library (development files)
Libvo-amrwbenc-dev
VisualOn AMR-WB encoder library (development files)
Libvorbis-dev
development files for Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec
Libwavpack-dev
audio codec (lossy and lossless) - development files
Libweed-dev
Development library for inclusion of plugins into LiVES
Libwxsvg-dev
Development files for wxSVG
Libx264-dev
development files for libx264
Libx265-dev
H.265/HEVC video stream encoder (development files)
Libxvidcore-dev
Open source MPEG-4 video codec (development)
Libyami-utils
high-level abstraction for Video Acceleration (VA) API (utils)
Libzimg-dev
scaling, colorspace, depth conversion library (development files)
Libzita-alsa-pcmi-dev
Development files (headers) for libzita-alsa-pcmi library
Libzita-convolver-dev
Development files (headers) for libzita-convolver library
Libzita-resampler-dev
Development files (headers) for libzita-resampler library
Lilv-utils
library for simple use of LV2 plugins (runtime files)
Livemedia-utils
multimedia RTSP streaming tools
Lv2-c++-tools
library and tools for LV2 plugins
Lv2-dev
LV2 audio plugin specification
Lv2core
LV2 audio plugin specification (dummy package)
Lvtk-dev
LV2 C++ wrappers and utilities
Lvtk-tools
LV2 C++ wrappers and utilities - tools
Mjpegtools
MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset
Mp4v2-utils
library to read, create, and modify mp4 files (frontends)
Mpeg2dec
Simple libmpeg2 video decoder application
Mpg123
MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player
Musepack-tools
MusePack commandline utilities
Opencollada-dev
Stream based reader and writer library for COLLADA files (development files)
Openni-utils
debug and test utilities OpenNI framework
Openni2-utils
debug and test utilities OpenNI2 framework
Pd-flext-dev
Flext C++ external layer for Pd (development files)
Pd-lib-builder
common build system for Pure Data externals
Puredata-dev
realtime computer music and graphics system - development files
Pyliblo-utils
Command line utilities for sending and receiving OSC messages
Python3-jack-client
JACK Audio Connection Kit (JACK) Client for Python 3
Python3-liblo
Python 3 bindings for liblo, the lightweight OSC library
Python3-midiutil
Python 3 library to write multi-track MIDI files
Python3-pyo
Python3 module written in C to help digital signal processing script creation
Python3-soundfile
Python 3 audio module based on libsndfile
Python3-tunigo
Python API for the browse feature of Spotify (Python 3)
Python3-wand
Python interface for ImageMagick library (Python 3)
Quicktime-utils
library for reading and writing Quicktime files (utilities)
Quicktime-x11utils
library for reading and writing Quicktime files (x11 utilities)
Ruby-ecasound
multitrack-capable audio recorder and effect processor (ruby bindings)
Ruby-wavefile
Pure Ruby library for reading and writing Wave sound files (*.wav)
Serdi
lightweight RDF syntax library - serdi tool
Sordi
library for storing RDF data in memory - utilities
Vamp-plugin-sdk
audio analysis and feature extraction plugins (SDK)
Zlib1g-dev
compression library - development

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Automake
Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
Bison
YACC-compatible parser generator
Build-essential
Informational list of build-essential packages
Cmake
cross-platform, open-source make system
Cmake-curses-gui
curses based user interface for CMake (ccmake)
Cvs
Concurrent Versions System
Dh-buildinfo
Debhelper addon to track package versions used to build a package
Fluid
Fast Light Toolkit - user interface designer
Intltool
Utility scripts for internationalizing XML
Libboost-dev
Boost C++ Libraries development files (default version)
Libcdio-cdda-dev
library to read and control digital audio CDs (development files)
Libcdio-dev
library to read and control CD-ROM (development files)
Libcdio-paranoia-dev
library to read digital audio CDs with error correction (development files)
Libcdio-utils
sample applications based on the CDIO libraries
Libdirectfb-bin
direct frame buffer graphics - binaries
Libdirectfb-dev
direct frame buffer graphics library - development files
Libdirectfb-extra
direct frame buffer graphics - extra providers
Libfftw3-dev
Library for computing Fast Fourier Transforms - development
Libgail-common
GNOME Accessibility Implementation Library -- common modules
Libgail-dev
GNOME Accessibility Implementation Library -- development files
Libglademm-2.4-dev
C++ wrappers for libglade2 (development files)
Libgnomecanvas2-dev
powerful object-oriented display engine - development files
Libgnomecanvasmm-2.6-dev
C++ wrappers for libgnomecanvas2 (development files)
Libiso9660-dev
library to work with ISO9660 filesystems (development files)
Libmusicbrainz3-dev
library to access the MusicBrainz.org database (development files)
Libmusicbrainz4-dev
Second generation incarnation of the CD Index - development
Libmxml-dev
small XML parsing library (development)
Libtool
Generic library support script
Libudf-dev
library to work with UDF filesystems (development files)
Libusb-dev
userspace USB programming library development files
Libxml++2.6-dev
C++ interface to the GNOME XML library (libxml2) - dev files
Python3-acoustid
Acoustid interface implementation and Chromaprint bindings (Python 3)
Python3-ecasound
multitrack-capable audio recorder and effect processor (Python bindings)
Python3-grapefruit
Python module to manipulate color information easily (Python 3)
Python3-musicbrainzngs
Python 3 bindings for the Musicbrainz NGS webservice interface
Python3-pyknon
Simple Python music library
Python3-streamlink
Python module for extracting video streams from various websites
Qtbase5-dev
Qt 5 base development files
Subversion
Advanced version control system
Uuid-dev
Universally Unique ID library - headers and static libraries
Xutils-dev
X Window System utility programs for development

Debian packages in experimental

Python3-mediagoblin
web application for publishing all kinds of media - Python libs

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Libmapper-dev
Library for connecting data signals on a shared network (development files)
Ntk
ntk - fork of FLTK - ntk-fluid binary

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Asdcplib
implementation of SMPTE and the MXF Interop "Sound & Picture Track File" format
Pyclutter-gst
Open GL based interactive canvas lib GStreamer elements

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Echoprint-codegen
codegen for Echoprint music fingerprint and resolving framework
Echoprint-server
server components for Echoprint music fingerprint and resolving framework
Flif
Free Lossless Image Format (FLIF) encoder/decoder
Flowplayer
The video player for the Web
Gstreamer-sharp-1.0
New GI-based bindings to GStreamer 1.x
Lastfmlib
An implementation of the Last.Fm Submissions Protocol v1.2
Libgstreamer-java
a set of java bindings for the gstreamer framework.
Libopenmpt
module music decoding library based on OpenMPT
Libopenshot
library for high quality video editing
Libopenshot-audio
library for high-quality editing and playback of audio
Libqpsd
PSD (Photoshop Document) & PSB (Photoshop Big) Plugin for Qt/C++ (Qt4/Qt5)
Obs
Open Broadcast Software
Pycdio
Python interface to libcdio optical media control library
Python3-libmapper
Library for connecting data signals on a shared network
Python3-mplayer
Lightweight dynamic MPlayer wrapper with a Pythonic API
Python3-portmidi
Python interface to libportmidi
Qtav
a media playing library based on Qt and FFmpeg
Qtmel
an Qt library that wraps Libav, OpenCV and RtAudio libraries
Ruby-alsa-rawmidi
Realtime MIDI IO with Ruby for Linux via the ALSA RawMIDI API.
Ruby-midilib
A pure Ruby MIDI library.
Svgpp
SVG-framework with parsers for various syntaxes and adapters

Djing - Packages for Disc Jockeys

This metapackage will install packages for djing

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ableton-link-utils
synchronizes musical applications on multiple devices - cmdline utils
Ableton-link-utils-gui
synchronizes musical applications on multiple devices - GUI utils
Ebumeter
loudness measurement according to EBU-R128
Giada
Hardcore Loop Machine
Idjc
graphical shoutcast/icecast client
Lebiniou
user-friendly, powerful music visualization / VJing tool
Mixxx
Digital Disc Jockey Interface
Mp4v2-utils
library to read, create, and modify mp4 files (frontends)
Xwax
open-source vinyl emulation software for Linux

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Easytag
GTK+ editor for audio file tags
Easytag-nautilus
Nautilus extension for easytag
Jackeq
routes and manipulates audio from/to multiple sources
Lame
MP3 encoding library (frontend)
Mp3fs
FUSE filesystem for transcoding FLAC to MP3 on the fly
Terminatorx
realtime audio synthesizer

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Qlc
application to control DMX or analog lighting systems

Beat - Packages for drums & beats

Metapackage which installs packages for making drums and beats.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Dgedit
drum kit editor for DrumGizmo
Drumgizmo
Audio sampler plugin and stand-alone app that simulates a real drum kit
Drumkv1
old-school drum-kit sampler - standalone
Hydrogen
advanced drum machine/step sequencer
Hydrogen-drumkits
drumkits for Hydrogen

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Giada
Hardcore Loop Machine
Gsequencer
Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer audio processing engine
Hydrogen-drumkits-effects
effect drumkits for Hydrogen
Lmms
Linux Multimedia Studio
Puredata
realtime computer music and graphics system
Seq24
Real time MIDI sequencer
Specimen
MIDI controllable audio sampler for GNU/Linux systems

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Non-sequencer
live pattern based MIDI sequencer

Firewire - Packages for your firewire audiocard / interface

This metapackage will install packages to configure your ffado supported firewire audio card.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

A2jmidid
Daemon for exposing legacy ALSA MIDI in JACK MIDI systems
Ffado-dbus-server
FFADO D-Bus server
Ffado-mixer-qt4
FFADO D-Bus mixer applets
Ffado-tools
FFADO debugging and firmware tools
Gscanbus
scan IEEE1394 (firewire/i.link) bus
Jackd
JACK Audio Connection Kit (default server package)
Jackd2-firewire
JACK Audio Connection Kit (FFADO backend)
Libavc1394-tools
control IEEE 1394 audio/video devices (utilities)
Patchage
modular patch bay for Jack audio and Alsa Midi

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Jackd1-firewire
JACK Audio Connection Kit (FFADO backend)

Graphics - Packages for making and editing artwork

This metapackage will install packages for making and editing artwork.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Create-resources
shared resources for use by creative applications
Fractgen
Extensible Fractal Generator
Gem
Graphics Environment for Multimedia - Pure Data library
Gimp
GNU Image Manipulation Program
Gimp-data
Data files for GIMP
Gimp-data-extras
Extra brushes and patterns for GIMP
Gimp-gap
animation package for the GIMP
Gimp-plugin-registry
repository of optional extensions for GIMP
Gimp-ufraw
gimp importer for raw camera images
Iannix
graphical OSC sequencer for digital arts
Img2pdf
Lossless conversion of raster images to PDF
Mandelbulber2
3D fractal renderer and animator
Opencollada-tools
Command line tool for validating COLLADA files
Openscenegraph-3.4
3D scene graph, utilities and examples (binaries)
Pd-3dp
openGL extensions for PDP
Pd-pdp
Graphics system for Pd
Pd-scaf
Simple Cellular Automaton Forth for PDP
Python3-img2pdf
Lossless conversion of raster images to PDF (library)
Shutter
feature-rich screenshot program
Whitedune
graphical VRML97/X3D viewer, editor, 3D modeller and animation tool
Yasw
Yet Another Scan Wizard

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Agave
colorscheme designer for the GNOME desktop
Blender
Very fast and versatile 3D modeller/renderer
Deepin-image-viewer
Image Viewer for Deepin Desktop Environment
Enblend
image blending tool
Fontforge
font editor
Fontmatrix
featureful personal font manager
Gegl
Generic Graphics Library Test Program
Hugin
panorama photo stitcher - GUI tools
Inkscape
vector-based drawing program
Metapixel
generator for photomosaics
Nautilus-image-converter
nautilus extension to mass resize or rotate images
Photoflow
non-destructive photo retouching program
Photoqt
Fast and highly configurable image viewer
Pngmeta
Display metadata information from PNG images
Posterazor
splits an image across multiple pages for assembly into a poster
Pstoedit
PostScript and PDF files to editable vector graphics converter
Qosmic
GUI for creating & rendering fractal flame images
Scribus
Open Source Desktop Page Layout
Simple-scan
Simple Scanning Utility
Xsane
featureful graphical frontend for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy)

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Alchemy
An open drawing project
Animal
An Imaging Library written in C
Animata
real-time animation software
Blimp
photo editor based on adjustment layers
Brad
Blender based user interface for Radiance
Classicprint
adds classic look to your photos
Colladacoherencytest
check the coherency of COLLADA files
Cooka
simple image viewer
Cv
Free software alternative for xv image viewer
Ffmulticonverter
graphical multi format converter
Flif
Free Lossless Image Format (FLIF) encoder/decoder
Fluxus
Rapid prototyping, playing and learning environment for 3D graphics, sound and games.
Inkscape-plugin-qrcode
Inkscape plugin for generating QR codes
Inksmoto
Xmoto level editor
Itktools
command line tools based on the ITK, intended for image processing
Limoo
Image viewer
Mpview
Image viewer and manipulator
Printoxx
make photos and texts collages
Qimageviewer
Simple image viewer
Sk1
advanced vector graphics editor
Svgpp
SVG-framework with parsers for various syntaxes and adapters
Xviewer
Image viewer program.
Xviewer-plugins
Set of plugins for xviewer

No known packages available

Lazpaint
Free cross-platform image editor
Pd-gem2pdp
GEM to PDP bridge
Pd-gridflow
A multidimensional dataflow processing library for PureData
Pd-opencv-data
OpenCV bindings for PureData
Pd-pidip
PiDiP Is Definitely In Pieces
Pd-pix-openni
A pure data / Gem external to get Kinect rgb and depth streams

Guitar - Packages for playing with your (virtual) guitar gear

Packages which might be useful when playing guitar, adding guitar effects to your audio streams and / or editing notation and tablature for your guitar music.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Guitarix
Rock guitar amplifier for JACK
Gxtuner
Tuner for Jack
Jack-capture
program for recording soundfiles with jack
Jconvolver
Convolution reverb Engine for JACK
Mustang-plug
control Fender Mustang amplifiers
Rakarrack
Simple and easy guitar effects processor for GNU/Linux

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Frescobaldi
LilyPond sheet music text editor
Lilypond
program for typesetting sheet music
Musescore
cross-platform multi-lingual music composition and notation, v2
Stretchplayer
Audio file player with time stretch and pitch shifting
Tuxguitar
Multitrack guitar tablature editor and player (gp3 to gp5)

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Gtrex
Guitar Exerciser

Jack - JACK (Jack Audio Connection Kit) and ALSA related packages

This metapackage will install pro audio JACK (Jack Audio Connection Kit) and ALSA related packages.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

A2jmidid
Daemon for exposing legacy ALSA MIDI in JACK MIDI systems
Aj-snapshot
make snapshots of JACK connections
Alsa-tools
Console based ALSA utilities for specific hardware
Alsa-tools-gui
GUI based ALSA utilities for specific hardware
Alsa-utils
Utilities for configuring and using ALSA
Faad
freeware Advanced Audio Decoder player
Flac
Free Lossless Audio Codec - command line tools
Flake
Alternative encoder for the Free Lossless Audio Codec
Gjacktransport
access to the JACK's transport mechanism as touchable slider
Jaaa
audio signal generator and spectrum analyser
Jack-midi-clock
JACK client that sends MIDI beat clock pulses
Jack-stdio
program to pipe audio-data from and to JACK
Jack-tools
various JACK tools: dl, record, scope, osc, plumbing, udp, play, transport
Jackd
JACK Audio Connection Kit (default server package)
Jackd1
JACK Audio Connection Kit (server and example clients)
Jackd2
JACK Audio Connection Kit (server and example clients)
Jackmeter
a basic command line meter for the JACK audio system
Jacktrip
high-quality system for audio network performances (cmdline)
Jalv
tool to run LV2 plugins as stand-alone applications
Jmeters
multichannel audio level meter
Jnoise
white and pink noise generator
Jnoisemeter
audio test signals meter
Kmetronome
ALSA MIDI Metronome
Libclalsadrv2
ALSA driver C++ access library
Linuxptp
Precision Time Protocol (PTP, IEEE1588) implementation for Linux
Mudita24
ALSA GUI control tool for Envy24 (ice1712) soundcards
Patchage
modular patch bay for Jack audio and Alsa Midi
Projectm-data
Advanced Milkdrop-compatible music visualization library - data
Projectm-jack
projectM JackAudio module
Projectm-pulseaudio
projectM PulseAudio module
Qasconfig
ALSA configuration browser
Qashctl
mixer for ALSA's High level Control Interface
Qasmixer
ALSA mixer for the desktop
Qjackctl
User interface for controlling the JACK sound server
Qjackrcd
Qt4 application to record JACK server outputs
Qmidinet
MIDI Network Gateway via UDP/IP Multicast
Rotter
JACK client for transmission recording and audio logging
Rtirq-init
startup script for realtime-preempt enabled kernels
Rtkit
Realtime Policy and Watchdog Daemon
Silentjack
silence detector for the JACK audio system
Sndio-tools
Small audio and MIDI framework from OpenBSD, basic tools
Sndiod
Small audio and MIDI framework from OpenBSD, sound server
Volti
control audio volume from system tray/notification area
Vorbis-tools
several Ogg Vorbis tools
Zita-ajbridge
alsa to jack bridge
Zita-alsa-pcmi-utils
Two simple demo programs zita-alsa-pcmi library
Zita-bls1
binaural stereo signals converter
Zita-lrx
Command line jack application providing crossover filters
Zita-mu1
organise stereo monitoring for Jack Audio Connection Kit
Zita-njbridge
Jack clients to transmit multichannel audio over a local IP network

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Bitmeter
diagnosis tool for JACK audio software
Pnmixer
Simple mixer application for system tray

Debian packages in contrib or non-free

Midisport-firmware
Firmware loader for M-Audio's MidiSport devices

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Audio-science-hpi
AudioScience device driver, firmware and utilities
Carla
audio plugin host supporting LADSPA, DSSI, LV2, VST2/3 & AU formats
Jack-oscrolloscope
Simple waveform viewer for JACK
Jack-smf-utils
two utilities - jack-smf-player and jack-smf-recorder
Jackmix
A matrix audio mixer for Jack using Qt
Ngjackpsa
simple LADSPA hosts for the JACK Audio Connection Kit
Openlase
-- Laser show software for soundcard operation
Pacmixer
an alsamixer alike for PulseAudio
Studio-controls
small application to allow setting up audio for (semi)pro-audio work

Ladi - LADI, Linuxaudio session management, packages

This metapackage will install packages for ladish.org.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

A2jmidid
Daemon for exposing legacy ALSA MIDI in JACK MIDI systems
Das-watchdog
solves system lock-ups by making all processes non-realtime
Jackd
JACK Audio Connection Kit (default server package)
Ladish
session management system for JACK applications
Laditools
Linux Audio Desktop Integration Tools

Looping - Packages for looping music and audio

Metapackage which installs packages with the aim to loop your audio (and midi).

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Composite
Live performance sequencer
Giada
Hardcore Loop Machine
Goattracker
C64 music editor
Pt2-clone
Music tracker clone of ProTracker 2 for modern computers
Sooperlooper
Looping Sampler

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Ardour
the digital audio workstation
Ardour3
transitional dummy package for ardour
Freewheeling
live looping musical instrument
Kluppe
loop-player and recorder designed for live use
Rosegarden
music editor and MIDI/audio sequencer
Seq24
Real time MIDI sequencer

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Non-sequencer
live pattern based MIDI sequencer

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Loopdub
Software for live audio loop manipulation
Superboucle
Loop based software fully controllable with any midi device

Midi - MIDI related packages

This metapackage will install packages useful for MIDI, including trackers, MIDI synths and virtual keyboards.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

A2jmidid
Daemon for exposing legacy ALSA MIDI in JACK MIDI systems
Abcmidi
converter from ABC to MIDI format and back
Beast
music synthesis and composition framework
Fluid-soundfont-gm
Fluid (R3) General MIDI SoundFont (GM)
Fluidsynth
Real-time MIDI software synthesizer
Giada
Hardcore Loop Machine
Gmidimonitor
GTK+ application that shows MIDI events
Goattracker
C64 music editor
Grandorgue
sample-based pipe organ simulator
Gsequencer
Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer audio processing engine
Jack-keyboard
Virtual MIDI keyboard for JACK MIDI
Jack-midi-clock
JACK client that sends MIDI beat clock pulses
Kmetronome
ALSA MIDI Metronome
Midicsv
translate MIDI file to CSV
Midisnoop
MIDI monitor and prober
Milkytracker
music creation tool inspired by Fast Tracker 2
Mma
Musical MIDI Accompaniment Generator
Osmid
tool to convert MIDI to OSC and OSC to MIDI
Petri-foo
MIDI controllable audio sampler - successor of specimen
Pmidi
command line midi player for ALSA
Qmidiarp
MIDI arpeggiator for ALSA
Qmidinet
MIDI Network Gateway via UDP/IP Multicast
Qmidiroute
MIDI event router and filter
Qsynth
fluidsynth MIDI sound synthesiser front-end
Qtractor
MIDI/Audio multi-track sequencer application
Qxgedit
MIDI System Exclusive files editor
Rumor
Realtime MIDI keyboard to Lilypond converter
Seq24
Real time MIDI sequencer
Showq
MIDI controllable audio player
Vkeybd
Virtual MIDI Keyboard
Yoshimi
software synthesizer originally based on ZynAddSubFX2

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Alsa-utils
Utilities for configuring and using ALSA
Aubio-tools
library for audio segmentation -- utilities
Dsmidiwifi
DSMI over WLAN server
Kmidimon
MIDI monitor using ALSA sequencer and KDE user interface
Lmms
Linux Multimedia Studio
Mididings
MIDI router and processor based on Python
Muse
Qt-based audio/MIDI sequencer
Octave-audio
MIDI functions for Octave
Playmidi
MIDI player
Rosegarden
music editor and MIDI/audio sequencer
Schism
ImpulseTracker clone aiming at providing the same look&feel
Sfarkxtc
Converts soundfonts from legacy sfArk v2 file format to sf2
Swami
MIDI instrument editor application
Vmpk
Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Openoctave
MIDI and audio sequencer and musical notation editor

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Non-sequencer
live pattern based MIDI sequencer

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Jack-smf-utils
two jack utilities for playing & recording midi
Linuxband
GUI front-end for MMA (Musical MIDI Accompaniment)
Machina
polyphonic MIDI sequencer based on finite-state automata
Osc2midi
Highly flexible and configurable OSC / JACK MIDI bridge
Superboucle
Loop based software fully controllable with any midi device
Vguitar
Play Guitar in any term w MIDI synthesizer

Mixing - Packages for mixing and mastering your music

This metapackage will install software to do mixing and mastering.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ardour
the digital audio workstation
Aubio-tools
library for audio segmentation -- utilities
Audacity
fast, cross-platform audio editor
Ebumeter
loudness measurement according to EBU-R128
Gwc
Audio file denoiser
Jaaa
audio signal generator and spectrum analyser
Jack-mixer
GTK+ JACK audio mixer application (Python 3)
Japa
JACK and ALSA Perceptual Analyser
Jkmeter
horizontal or vertical bargraph audio level meter for Jack Audio Connection Kit
Jmeters
multichannel audio level meter
Jnoisemeter
audio test signals meter
Libsox-fmt-all
All SoX format libraries
Meterbridge
Collection of Audio meters for the JACK audio server
Qashctl
mixer for ALSA's High level Control Interface
Qasmixer
ALSA mixer for the desktop
Vlevel
Levelling audio filter as command-line tool and LADSPA/JACK plugin
Wmix
Dockapp mixer for OSS

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Brp-pacu
audio analysis tool
Jamin
Audio mastering from a mixed down multitrack source with JACK
Mhwaveedit
Simple and fast GTK2 sound editor
Nama
Ecasound-based multitrack recorder/mixer
Pnmixer
Simple mixer application for system tray
Rezound
Audio file editor
Silan
commandline tool to detect silence in audio-files
Sonic-visualiser
viewing and analysing the contents of music audio files
Soundconverter
GNOME application to convert audio files into other formats
Sox
Swiss army knife of sound processing

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Pymappergui
Graphical User Interface for libmapper

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Non-mixer
live mixer with effects plugin hosting and ambisonics

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Linuxaudio-new-session-manager
Assists music production by grouping standalone programs into sessions

No known packages available

Arpage
MIDI Arpeggiator with JACK Tempo Sync.
Raysession
RaySession is a session manager for audio programs

Musician - Packages for musicians

This metapackage will install packages useful for musicians. It includes metronomes, instrument tuners and music notation software.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ableton-link-utils
synchronizes musical applications on multiple devices - cmdline utils
Ableton-link-utils-gui
synchronizes musical applications on multiple devices - GUI utils
Gtklick
simple metronome GUI for JACK
Klick
advanced metronome for JACK
Kmetronome
ALSA MIDI Metronome
Laborejo
music notation workshop
Lilypond
program for typesetting sheet music
Lilypond-data
LilyPond music typesetter (data files)
Musescore3
cross-platform multi-lingual music composition and notation, v3
Qabc
minimal GUI for ABC music notation
Rumor
Realtime MIDI keyboard to Lilypond converter
Solfege
Ear training software

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Denemo
free graphical music notation editor (GTK front end to LilyPond)
Fmit
Free Music Instrument Tuner
Frescobaldi
LilyPond sheet music text editor
Komposter
lightweight music composing system
Mma
Musical MIDI Accompaniment Generator
Nted
Musical score editor
Rosegarden
music editor and MIDI/audio sequencer
Stretchplayer
Audio file player with time stretch and pitch shifting

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Impro-visor
Jazz Improvisation Advisor for the Improviser
Lyricue
The GNU Lyric Display System

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Audiveris
Optical Music Recognition module
Bmc
Braille Music Compiler
Linuxband
GUI front-end for MMA (Musical MIDI Accompaniment)
Lute-tab
Typesetter for lute tablature
Ly2video
generating videos from LilyPond projects
Mingus
advanced music theory and notation package
Qrest
set of tools for calculations on musical values

Photography - Packages for working with digital photography

This metapackage will install packages for working with digital photography including viewing, manipulating, editing, scanning and printing of images, converting between image formats, uploading to websites, and compiling and publishing collections, galleries and photo albums.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Darktable
virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers
Digikam
digital photo management application for KDE
Enblend
image blending tool
Enfuse
image exposure blending tool
Entangle
Tethered Camera Control & Capture
Exif
command-line utility to show EXIF information in JPEG files
F-spot
personal photo management application
Facedetect
simple face detector for batch processing
Feh
imlib2 based image viewer
Fgallery
static HTML+JavaScript photo album generator
Gimp
GNU Image Manipulation Program
Gimp-data
Data files for GIMP
Gimp-data-extras
Extra brushes and patterns for GIMP
Gimp-plugin-registry
repository of optional extensions for GIMP
Gimp-ufraw
gimp importer for raw camera images
Gphoto2
digital camera command-line client
Gphotofs
filesystem to mount digital cameras
Hugin
panorama photo stitcher - GUI tools
Luminance-hdr
graphical user interface providing a workflow for HDR imaging
Nautilus-image-converter
nautilus extension to mass resize or rotate images
Opencolorio-doc
complete color management solution - documentation
Opencolorio-tools
complete color management solution - utilities
Openexr
command-line tools for the OpenEXR image format
Openimageio-tools
Library for reading and writing images - command line tools
Pfsglview
command line HDR manipulation programs (OpenGL/GLUT viewer)
Pfstools
command line HDR manipulation programs
Pfsview
command line HDR manipulation programs (Qt viewer)
Photoflow
non-destructive photo retouching program
Photoprint
Image printing utility
Photoqt
Fast and highly configurable image viewer
Pngquant
PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image optimising utility
Qtpfsgui
luminance-hdr transitional package
Shotwell
digital photo organizer

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Abr2gbr
Converts PhotoShop brushes to GIMP
Create-resources
shared resources for use by creative applications
Deepin-image-viewer
Image Viewer for Deepin Desktop Environment
Dvd-slideshow
set of tools to create DVD slideshows with menus
Ffdiaporama
Movie creator from photos and video clips
Img2pdf
Lossless conversion of raster images to PDF
Kodi
Open Source Home Theatre (executable binaries)
Kodi-eventclients-kodi-send
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client Kodi-SEND package)
Kodi-eventclients-ps3
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client PS3 package)
Kodi-eventclients-wiiremote
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client WII Remote support package)
Kodi-pvr-vdr-vnsi
Kodi PVR Addon VDR VNSI
Pfstmo
set of tone mapping operators
Posterazor
splits an image across multiple pages for assembly into a poster
Pstoedit
PostScript and PDF files to editable vector graphics converter
Python3-img2pdf
Lossless conversion of raster images to PDF (library)
Xsane
featureful graphical frontend for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy)
Yasw
Yet Another Scan Wizard

Debian packages in experimental

Mediagoblin
web application for publishing all kinds of media

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Animal
An Imaging Library written in C
Blimp
photo editor based on adjustment layers
Booh
image classifier and web album generator
Canon-capture
tool for periodic image capturing with digital Canon cameras
Classicprint
adds classic look to your photos
Cooka
simple image viewer
Cv
Free software alternative for xv image viewer
Ffmulticonverter
graphical multi format converter
Gallery3
web-based photo album written in PHP
Itktools
command line tools based on the ITK, intended for image processing
Juploadr
Picture uploader for flickr and zoomr
Krokus
program for printing photos
Limoo
Image viewer
Mpview
Image viewer and manipulator
Openphoto
A photo application to store photos on Dropbox etc.
Oqapy
Photographic workflow application
Pfscalibration
photometric calibration of cameras
Photoshow
A free Web Gallery for your server
Printoxx
make photos and texts collages
Pvcam-utils
utilities for using the Photometrics Coolsnap ES camera
Pycasa
A python application to manage Picasa photo albums
Qimageviewer
Simple image viewer
Xviewer
Image viewer program.
Xviewer-plugins
Set of plugins for xviewer

No known packages available

Neural-enhance
Super Resolution for images using deep learning

Players - Packages which makes your multimedia tools complete

This metapackage will install additional 'consumer' multimedia software.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Audacious
small and fast audio player which supports lots of formats
Browser-plugin-vlc
multimedia plugin for web browsers based on VLC
Bs1770gain
measure and adjust audio and video sound loudness
Cantata
Qt client for the music player daemon (MPD)
Cmus
lightweight ncurses audio player
Faad
freeware Advanced Audio Decoder player
Flactag
Tagger for whole-album FLAC files using data from MusicBrainz
Freetuxtv
Internet television and radio player
Gecko-mediaplayer
Multimedia plug-in for Gecko browsers
Glyrc
command-line interface to libglyr
Gmerlin
multiformat media player
Gmerlin-encoders-extra
MJPEG encoders for Gmerlin
Gmerlin-encoders-ffmpeg
ffmpeg encoders for Gmerlin
Gmerlin-encoders-good
patent-free encoders for Gmerlin
Gmerlin-plugins-avdecoder
avdecoder plugins for Gmerlin
Gmusicbrowser
graphical jukebox for large music collections
Gnome-mplayer
GTK+ interface for MPlayer
Gpac
GPAC Project on Advanced Content - utilities
Groovebasin
music player server with a web-based user interface
Guayadeque
lightweight music player
Isrcsubmit
extract ISRCs from audio CDs and submit them to MusicBrainz
Mjpegtools
MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset
Mjpegtools-gtk
MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset (GTK+ frontend)
Moc
ncurses based console audio player
Mopidy-internetarchive
Mopidy extension for playing music from the Internet Archive
Mopidy-local
Mopidy extension for playing music from your local music archive
Mopidy-local-sqlite
Mopidy extension for keeping your local library in SQLite
Mopidy-mpd
Mopidy extension for controlling Mopidy from MPD clients
Mopidy-podcast
Mopidy extension for searching and browsing podcasts
Mopidy-podcast-itunes
Mopidy extension for searching and browsing iTunes podcasts
Mopidy-somafm
Mopidy extension for playing music from SomaFM
Mp3fs
FUSE filesystem for transcoding FLAC to MP3 on the fly
Mp4v2-utils
library to read, create, and modify mp4 files (frontends)
Mpd-sima
Automagically add titles to MPD playlist
Mpdas
AudioScrobbler client for MPD
Mpeg2dec
Simple libmpeg2 video decoder application
Mpg123
MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player
Opencubicplayer
UNIX port of Open Cubic Player
Parlatype
Minimal audio player for manual speech transcription
Sayonara
Small, clear and fast audio player
Showq
MIDI controllable audio player
Silan
commandline tool to detect silence in audio-files
Smplayer
Complete front-end for MPlayer and mpv
Smplayer-themes
complete front-end for MPlayer - icon themes
Smtube
YouTube videos browser
Streamtuner2
Browser for Internet Radio Stations
Videolan-doc
documentation for the VideoLAN streaming solution
Vlc
multimedia player and streamer
Vlc-plugin-jack
JACK audio plugins for VLC

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Aqualung
Gapless Gtk-based audio player
Audacious-plugins
Base plugins for audacious
Audiotools
Collection of audio handling programs for the command line
Easytag
GTK+ editor for audio file tags
Easytag-nautilus
Nautilus extension for easytag
Kodi
Open Source Home Theatre (executable binaries)
Pragha
Lightweight Music Player
Vdr-plugin-vnsiserver
VDR plugin to provide PVR backend services for Kodi

Debian packages in experimental

Mediagoblin
web application for publishing all kinds of media

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Baka-mplayer
A libmpv based media player

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Beatbox
A music player written in vala
Castnow
command-line chromecast player
Cloudruby
Ncurses player for Soundcloud tracks
Deadbeef
Ultimate Music Player For GNU/Linux
Despotify
Open source client for Spotify
Eina-player
Simple music player based on gtk3 and gstreamer
Flac123
command-line program for playing FLAC audio files
Flash-player-mp3
MP3 flash player for websites
Flashplugin-nonfree-pulse
Non free Flash plugin for Pulse Audio
Foobnix
Simple and Powerful music player for Linux
Fuoco-converter
Universal audio and video converter
Genivi-audio-manager
software framework for low-level car audio management
Gmpc-plugin-coveramazon
Download cover art and album information from the amazon web service
Gstreamer-sharp-1.0
New GI-based bindings to GStreamer 1.x
Ha-audacious
player for GameBoy Advanced(R) chiptunes
Jampal
mp3 song library management system and player
Lastfm-desktop
The official Last.fm desktop application suite
Laudio
HTML5 music player
Libgstreamer-java
a set of java bindings for the gstreamer framework.
Miniaudio
single file library for audio playback and capture
Mpcut
Visual MP3 editor (lossless)
Mpx
library-oriented media player
Mtpsync
Syncronize files/music with a MTP device
Mudkip-player
an XMMS replacement
Nightingale
audio player and web browser based on the Songbird
Osd-lyrics
An OSD lyric show compatible with various media players
Panucci
Resuming audioplayer
Phonon-backend-mplayer
mplayer backend for phonon
Playdar
music content resolver
Pogo
Probably the simplest and fastest audio player for Linux
Pythm
media players (e.g. mpd, gstreamer, mplayer) GUI frontend
Xplayer
Simple media player based on GStreamer

Pure data - Packages for working with Pure Data

Metapackage which installs packages, externals, libraries and plug-ins to work with Pure Data (aka Pd), a graphical realtime computer music and signal processing language.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Deken
Externals wrangler for Pure Data - upload utility
Gem
Graphics Environment for Multimedia - Pure Data library
Pd-3dp
openGL extensions for PDP
Pd-ableton-link
integration of Ableton Link into Pure Data
Pd-ambix
AMBIsonics eXchange objects for Pure Data
Pd-arraysize
Pd object to report the size of an array
Pd-aubio
aubio external for PureData
Pd-autopreset
simple state saving for Pure Data
Pd-bassemu
Pd object for transistor bass emulation
Pd-beatpipe
realtime scheduler/event-delay/quantizer object for Pd
Pd-boids
Pd library for the "boids" flocking simulator algorithm
Pd-bsaylor
library of FFT-based Pd objects by Ben Saylor
Pd-chaos
Pd library for calculating various chaotic attractors
Pd-cmos
digital logic emulator objects for Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-comport
Pd object for reading and writing to serial ports
Pd-creb
Tom's bag of trick for Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-csound
Csound external for Pure Data
Pd-cxc
Pd library for working with patterns and numbers
Pd-cyclone
Pd library of clones of Max/MSP 4.5 objects
Pd-deken
Externals wrangler for Pure Data
Pd-deken-apt
Externals wrangler for Pure Data (APT backend)
Pd-earplug
binaural filter based on KEMAR impulse measurement for Pd
Pd-ekext
Pd objects for music information retrieval and polyphony control
Pd-ext13
collection of file and message objects for Pd by dieb13
Pd-extendedview
toolkit for panoramic image creation and projection mapping
Pd-fftease
live spectral sound processors for Pd
Pd-flext-dev
Flext C++ external layer for Pd (development files)
Pd-flite
Speech synthesis for Pd
Pd-freeverb
studio-quality Schroeder/Moorer reverb as a Pd object
Pd-ggee
Pd library of GUI controls, synths, filters, and more
Pd-gil
Geometry Interaction Library for Pure Data / Gem
Pd-hcs
Pd library of experiments in UNIX, the Pd GUI, and more
Pd-hexloader
enable Pd-objects with funny characters
Pd-hid
Pd object for getting data from USB HID devices
Pd-iem
Pure Data - the IEM flavour
Pd-iemambi
Pd-objects for Ambisonics sound spatialization
Pd-iemguts
Pd-Objects for meta patching
Pd-iemlib
collection of general purpose objects and filters for Pure Data
Pd-iemmatrix
Pd-objects for simple matrix operations
Pd-iemnet
Pd library for low-level networking (IEM implementation)
Pd-iemtab
Pd-objects for table manipulation
Pd-iemutils
collection of general purpose objects for Pure Data
Pd-jmmmp
collection of Pd GUI objects for musical performance
Pd-jsusfx
Jesusonic FX scripting language for audio DSP (Pure Data)
Pd-kollabs
data management and state saving for Pure Data
Pd-libdir
provides support for the libdir library format for Pd
Pd-list-abs
library of list operations for Pd
Pd-log
small Pure Data library for logging
Pd-lua
Lua bindings for Pure Data
Pd-lyonpotpourri
potpourri of Pd objects for synthesizing with audio
Pd-mapping
Pd library for creatively mapping data
Pd-markex
Pd library of misc objects from Mark Danks
Pd-maxlib
Pd library for analysing musical performance
Pd-mediasettings
programmatically modify the audio and MIDI settings from within Pd
Pd-mjlib
library of Pd objects for composing music
Pd-moonlib
library of Pd objects related to GUI control
Pd-motex
random collection of Pd objects by Iain Mott
Pd-mrpeach
bag of tricks for Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-mrpeach-net
Pd library for low-level networking
Pd-nusmuk
random collection of useful Pd objects
Pd-osc
Open Sound Control for Pd
Pd-pan
library of stereo panning algorithms for Pd
Pd-pddp
support library for the Pure Data Documentation Project
Pd-pdogg
collection of Ogg/Vorbis objects for Pd
Pd-pdp
Graphics system for Pd
Pd-pdstring
Pd-objects for string manipulation
Pd-pduino
interfacing with the Arduino from within Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-plugin
LADSPA and VST plug-in hosting for Pd
Pd-pmpd
physical modeling library for Pd
Pd-pool
Hierarchical data storage for Pure Data
Pd-puremapping
Pd library for complex data mappings
Pd-purepd
library of standard objects re-implemented using Pd-vanilla
Pd-purest-json
Pd library for working with JSON data and RESTful webservices
Pd-py
Python scripting objects for Pure Data
Pd-readanysf
Pd object for reading multiple audio file formats
Pd-rtclib
Real Time Composition Library for Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-scaf
Simple Cellular Automaton Forth for PDP
Pd-sigpack
signal processing effects library for Pd
Pd-slip
SLIP encoder/decoder for Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-smlib
Pd library for mapping DSP data to controls
Pd-syslog
syslog facilities for Pd
Pd-tclpd
Tcl objects for Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-testtools
unit test framework for Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-unauthorized
library of Pd objects for streaming and GUI control
Pd-upp
Universal Polyphonic Player for Pure Data
Pd-vbap
Pd library for Vector Base Amplitude Panning spatialization
Pd-wiimote
Pd object for accessing the wiimote controller
Pd-windowing
library of windowing functions in Pd
Pd-xbee
interfacing with your XBee from within Pure Data (Pd)
Pd-xsample
extended sample objects for Pure Data
Pd-zexy
General Purpose addon library for Pd
Puredata
realtime computer music and graphics system

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Puredata-core
realtime computer music and graphics system - core components

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Pd-bandlimited
bandlimited (non-aliasing) waveform generators for Pure Data
Pd-iemgui
graphical objects for Pure Data
Pd-vasp
VASP modular - Vector assembling signal processor for PD

No known packages available

Camomile
dynamic plugin that allows to load and to control Pure Data patches inside a DAW
Pd-abstractions
Some abstractions for Puredata
Pd-acid-core
303-style acid instrument for Pure Data.
Pd-acre
Algorithmic Composition Realtime Environment in Pure Data.
Pd-adaptive
library for adaptive systems and filters
Pd-algobreaks-core
Pure Data patches for making procedural breakbeats.
Pd-blockhead
A collection of Pure Data abstractions styled after rjlib.
Pd-cicm
A C/TK library that aims to facilitate the creation of objects for Pure Data
Pd-container
This library was made for algorithmic composition
Pd-cream
A set of PD externals for those who like vanilla... but also want some chocolate, coffee or caramel.
Pd-ehu
GUI objects for rapid prototyping of interactive systems.
Pd-hoa
Higher-order ambisonics of Pure Data
Pd-kalman
Simple control rate Kalman filter for Pure Data
Pd-midi-guis
Abstractions for doing midi-learn buttons and faders in Pure Data.
Pd-msd
MSD stands for the mass spring damper library
Pd-netro
A way to synchronise Pd patches on the same LAN.
Pd-oscbank
oscillator bank for additive synthesis
Pd-rtcmix
RTcmix music language embedded in PureData
Pd-s-abstractions
A collection of abstractions for puredata
Pd-search-plugin
Interactive Search for Pd's documentation
Pd-sssad
sssad is Stupidsupersimplistic State Saving ADVANCED
Pd-timeline
A timeline for Pure Data

Recording - Packages for audio recording

This package will install packages useful for recording audio and music

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ardour
the digital audio workstation
Ardour3
transitional dummy package for ardour
Audacity
fast, cross-platform audio editor
Beast
music synthesis and composition framework
Composite
Live performance sequencer
Ebumeter
loudness measurement according to EBU-R128
Gsequencer
Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer audio processing engine
Gwc
Audio file denoiser
Iannix
graphical OSC sequencer for digital arts
Jack-capture
program for recording soundfiles with jack
Jack-mixer
GTK+ JACK audio mixer application (Python 3)
Jmeters
multichannel audio level meter
Jnoisemeter
audio test signals meter
Meterbridge
Collection of Audio meters for the JACK audio server
Meterec
minimalistic multi track recorder
Mjpegtools
MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset
Mjpegtools-gtk
MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset (GTK+ frontend)
Mp4v2-utils
library to read, create, and modify mp4 files (frontends)
Qjackrcd
Qt4 application to record JACK server outputs
Qtractor
MIDI/Audio multi-track sequencer application
Rotter
JACK client for transmission recording and audio logging
Silan
commandline tool to detect silence in audio-files
Timemachine
JACK audio recorder for spontaneous and conservatory use
Xjadeo
Video player with JACK sync
Zytrax
Easy to use, tracker-inspired music sequencer

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Audiotools
Collection of audio handling programs for the command line
Cdrdao
records CDs in Disk-At-Once (DAO) mode
Deepin-voice-recorder
Deepin's Voice recorder
Ecasound
multitrack-capable audio recorder and effect processor
Jokosher
simple and easy to use audio multi-tracker
Nama
Ecasound-based multitrack recorder/mixer
Qjackctl
User interface for controlling the JACK sound server
Rezound
Audio file editor
Traverso
Multitrack audio recorder and editor

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Non-mixer
live mixer with effects plugin hosting and ambisonics

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Aften
Aften: A/52 audio encoder.
Jack-oscrolloscope
Simple waveform viewer for JACK
Miniaudio
single file library for audio playback and capture

Samplers - Software samplers

This metapackage will install free software samplers.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Composite
Live performance sequencer
Drumkv1
old-school drum-kit sampler - standalone
Elektroid
Sample transfer application
Gigedit
instrument editor for Gigasampler files
Petri-foo
MIDI controllable audio sampler - successor of specimen
Samplv1
polyphonic sampler synthesizer - standalone
Specimen
MIDI controllable audio sampler for GNU/Linux systems

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Giada
Hardcore Loop Machine
Pt2-clone
Music tracker clone of ProTracker 2 for modern computers
Swami
MIDI instrument editor application

Sound synthesis - Packages for sound synthesis

This package will install packages useful for sound synthesis.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Ams
Realtime modular synthesizer for ALSA
Bristol
vintage synthesizer emulator
Din
digital audio synthesizer
Faust
functional programming language for realtime audio applications
Faustworks
IDE for Faust dsp programming language
Grandorgue
sample-based pipe organ simulator
Horgand
JACK capable organ softsynth
Libsox-fmt-all
All SoX format libraries
Monobristol
simple GUI for Bristol
Multimedia-audio-plugins
Audio processing plugins, synths and virtual instruments
Multimedia-csound
Packages for working with Csound
Multimedia-puredata
Packages for working with Pure Data
Multimedia-supercollider
Packages for working with SuperCollider
Phasex
Phase Harmonic Advanced Synthesis EXperiment
Setbfree
DSP tonewheel organ
Sineshaper
Monophonic synth plugin with two oscillators and waveshapers
So-synth-lv2
Set of synthesizers for the LV2 plugin format
Sonic-pi
Live Coding for Everyone
Sonic-pi-server
Backend server for Sonic Pi
Soundgrain
Graphical interface to control granular sound synthesis modules
Sox
Swiss army knife of sound processing
Stk
Sound Synthesis Toolkit (example applications)
Stops
Stop and instrument definitions for Aeolus
Synthv1
old-school polyphonic synthesizer - standalone
Taopm
Sound synthesis software with physical models
Wsynth-dssi
hack on Xsynth-DSSI to allow wavetable synthesis
Yoshimi
software synthesizer originally based on ZynAddSubFX2
Zyne
Modular synthesizer written in Python

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Aeolus
Synthesised pipe organ emulator
Amsynth
two oscillators software synthesizer
Azr3-jack
drawbar organ simulator
Brutefir
software convolution engine
Chuck
Concurrent, On-the-fly Audio Programming Language
Foo-yc20
YC-20 organ emulation
Multimedia-samplers
Software samplers
Ruby-aubio
Ruby bindings for the aubio audio library
Zynaddsubfx
Realtime software synthesizer for Linux

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Psychosynth
An interactive, collaborative and networked synthesizer

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Boodler
A programmable soundscape tool
Cursynth
musical synthesizer that runs in the terminal
Jorgan
Java Virtual Organ

No known packages available

Genpo
GENPO is the GENeral Purpose Organ.
Ingen-svn
Ingen (formerly Om) is a modular audio processing system
Minicomputer
a standalone softwaresynthesizer for creating experimental

Supercollider - Packages for working with SuperCollider

Metapackage which installs packages, externals, libraries and plug-ins to work with SuperCollider, a real time audio synthesis programming language based on SmallTalk.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Sc3-plugins-server
Compiled scsynth UGen plugins for SuperCollider
Sonic-pi
Live Coding for Everyone
Supercollider-ide
integrated development environment for supercollider audio system
Supercollider-supernova
real time audio synthesis server (multiprocessor version)
Supercollider-vim
SuperCollider mode for Vim

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Supercollider-dev
development files for SuperCollider

Video - Video packages

This metapackage will install Video software. Some are especially useful to combine video and sound.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Advene
Annotate DVDs, Exchange on the Net
Blender
Very fast and versatile 3D modeller/renderer
Browser-plugin-vlc
multimedia plugin for web browsers based on VLC
Camorama
gnome utility to view and save images from a webcam
Crtmpserver
High performance RTMP/RTSP streaming server
Devede
simple application to create Video DVDs
Dirac
open and royalty free high quality video codec - commandline utilities
Dvbcut
Qt application for cutting parts out of DVB streams
Dvbstreamer
a console based streamer for DVB/ATSC service(s)
Dvd-slideshow
set of tools to create DVD slideshows with menus
Dvdwizard
fully automated creation of a DVD-structure
Ffdiaporama
Movie creator from photos and video clips
Ffmpeg
Tools for transcoding, streaming and playing of multimedia files
Ffmpeg2theora
Theora video encoder using ffmpeg
Ffmsindex
Command line tool to create ffms2 index files
Flowblade
non-linear video editor
Flumotion
Fluendo Streaming Server - manager, worker and admin
Freetuxtv
Internet television and radio player
Frei0r-plugins
minimalistic plugin API for video effects, plugins collection
Gerbera
UPnP MediaServer
Gjacktransport
access to the JACK's transport mechanism as touchable slider
Gnome-mplayer
GTK+ interface for MPlayer
Gnome-mpv
transitional package
Gpac
GPAC Project on Advanced Content - utilities
Gscanbus
scan IEEE1394 (firewire/i.link) bus
Gstreamer1.0-crystalhd
Crystal HD Video Decoder (GStreamer plugin)
Handbrake
versatile DVD ripper and video transcoder (GTK+ GUI)
Harvid
HTTP Ardour Video Server
I965-va-driver
VAAPI driver for Intel G45 & HD Graphics family
Lebiniou
user-friendly, powerful music visualization / VJing tool
Liba52-0.7.4
library for decoding ATSC A/52 streams
Lives
Video Editing system allowing users to edit and create video
M2vrequantiser
MPEG-2 streams requantization
Mediaconch
implementation and policy checker, reporter and fixer for media files
Mediatomb
UPnP MediaServer (main package)
Mencoder
MPlayer's Movie Encoder
Mjpegtools
MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset
Mjpegtools-gtk
MJPEG capture/editing/replay and MPEG encoding toolset (GTK+ frontend)
Mp4v2-utils
library to read, create, and modify mp4 files (frontends)
Mpeg2dec
Simple libmpeg2 video decoder application
Mplayer
movie player for Unix-like systems
Mplayer-gui
movie player for Unix-like systems (GUI variant)
Mpv
video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2
Multicat
Set of tools for multicast and transport stream manipulation
Nordlicht
create colorful video barcodes
Ogmrip
Application for ripping and encoding DVD
Ogmrip-plugins
Application for ripping and encoding DVD - plugins
Opencollada-tools
Command line tool for validating COLLADA files
Openshot
create and edit videos and movies (transitional package)
Openshot-qt
create and edit videos and movies
Rtmpdump
small dumper for media content streamed over the RTMP protocol
Shotcut
video editor
Shotdetect
scene change detector
Smplayer-themes
complete front-end for MPlayer - icon themes
Smtube
YouTube videos browser
Transcode
Text console video-stream processing tool
Tsdecrypt
decrypt MPEG transport stream
Vdpau-va-driver
VDPAU-based backend for VA API
Vdr-plugin-vnsiserver
VDR plugin to provide PVR backend services for Kodi
Videolan-doc
documentation for the VideoLAN streaming solution
Videotrans
DVD authoring utilities
Voctomix
Full-HD Software Live-Video-Mixer
X264
video encoder for the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC standard
X265
H.265/HEVC video stream encoder
Xjadeo
Video player with JACK sync

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Create-resources
shared resources for use by creative applications
Dvbtune
Simple tuning application for DVB cards
Dvgrab
grab digital video data via IEEE1394 and USB links
Haruna
Video player built with Qt/QML on top of libmpv
Kdenlive
non-linear video editor
Kino
Non-linear editor for Digital Video data
Kodi
Open Source Home Theatre (executable binaries)
Kodi-eventclients-kodi-send
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client Kodi-SEND package)
Kodi-eventclients-ps3
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client PS3 package)
Kodi-eventclients-wiiremote
Open Source Home Theatre (Event Client WII Remote support package)
Kodi-pvr-argustv
ARGUS TV PVR addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-dvbviewer
DVBViewer Kodi PVR Addon
Kodi-pvr-hdhomerun
HDHomeRun PVR Addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-hts
Kodi PVR Addon TvHeadend Hts
Kodi-pvr-iptvsimple
IPTV Simple Client Kodi PVR Addon
Kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver
MediaPortal's TV-Server PVR addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-mythtv
MythTV PVR Addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-nextpvr
NextPVR PVR addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-njoy
NJOY PVR Addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-vdr-vnsi
Kodi PVR Addon VDR VNSI
Kodi-pvr-vuplus
Vu+/Enigma2 PVR Addon for Kodi
Kodi-pvr-wmc
WMC PVR Addon for Kodi
Libyami-utils
high-level abstraction for Video Acceleration (VA) API (utils)
Qwinff
GUI for FFmpeg
Stopmotion
create stop-motion animations
Streamlink
CLI for extracting video streams from various websites to a video player
Subtitleeditor
Graphical subtitle editor with sound waves representation
Uvccapture
USB UVC Video Class snapshot software
Vamps
Tool to recompress and modify the structure of a DVD
Vokoscreen
easy to use screencast creator (transitional package)
Vokoscreen-ng
easy to use screencast creator
Xine-console
xine video player, console user interface
Xine-ui
xine video player, graphical user interface

Debian packages in experimental

Mediagoblin
web application for publishing all kinds of media

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

2mandvd
simple DVD-Video creator
Baka-mplayer
A libmpv based media player
Bombono-dvd
DVD authoring program with nice and clean GUI
Cinepaint
painting and retouching tool for motion pictures
Dvd95
DVD9 to DVD5 converter
Dvdstyler
DVD authoring and burning tool
H264enc
h.264 video encoding script

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Freemix
is live video performance software
Openshot-docs
Help manual for OpenShot Video Editor
Qmagneto
TV Electronic Program Guide

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Animata
real-time animation software
Avidemux
A small editing software for avi (especially DivX)
Booh
image classifier and web album generator
Castnow
command-line chromecast player
Clipgrab
Downloadmanager for many video portals
Colladacoherencytest
check the coherency of COLLADA files
Deefuzzer
an easy and instant media streaming tool
Djv-imaging
professional movie playback software for film production
Dvd-vr
A program to identify and extract recordings from DVD-VR files
Ffmpeg-gui
ffmpeg frontend
Ffmpeg2dirac
convert any file that can be decoded by FFmpeg to Dirac
Ffmulticonverter
graphical multi format converter
Flash-player-flv
FLV flash player for websites
Flowplayer
The video player for the Web
Freshplayerplugin
plugin to use pepper flash with firefox
Fuoco-converter
Universal audio and video converter
Fuppes
FUPPES is a free multiplatform UPnP (TM) A/V Media Server
Glc
ALSA & OpenGL video capture tool
Gstreamer-sharp-1.0
New GI-based bindings to GStreamer 1.x
Ht5streamer
Youtube/Dailymotion streamer without need of flashplugin
Kmediafactory
Easily create DVD with multiple videos and automatic chapters
Kodiplatform
Kodi platform support library -- development files
Libgstreamer-java
a set of java bindings for the gstreamer framework.
Mtn
movie thumbnailer
Mythtv
A personal video recorder application
Noad
A tool for automatic marking advertising in VDR-recordings
Phonon-backend-mplayer
mplayer backend for phonon
Pixelstruct
structure-from-motion visualizer for 3D scenes
Qmplay2
a video player
Qyledl
GUI for yle-dl to download videos from Yle Areena
Smoviecat
scan for movies, query imdb and generate a catalog
Tkmpeg
Tk MPEG1 encoder
Toutv
Tou.tv console application
Tubedown
Download videos for mp4 files using Youtube-dl GUI
Yle-dl
downloader of media files from YLE