Application home pages

Some basics
Resources and links
The Apt Gets

Here are links to some applications available for Linux.
Most have detailed descriptions of what the software is intended to do, screen shots, mailing list sign-up and a few have very detailed manuals.

* Audio applications
Ardour - audio sequencer/multi-track recorder
Rosegarden - midi and audio sequencer
Audacity - cross-platform audio file editor/recording software
ZynaddsubFX - software synthesiser
AM Synth - software synthesiser
Qjackctl - graphical user interface for Jack Audio Connection Kit
LADSPA - audio plug-ins for a compatible host
ALSA - Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Snd - very sophisticated audio file editor
Qtractor - audio and midi sequencer
Specimen - simple but very useful sampler
Hydrogen - drum sampler/sequencer
Dave Phillips for many years has had a website in which he documents pretty much everything to do with Linux audio, Linux-Sound

* Video applications
Cinelerra - video editor
Kino - video editor
KDEnlive - video editor
Mobile Media Converter - video file converter interface
Open Movie Editor - video editor

* Animation & digital image processing
Blender - animation application
GIMP - image editing/processing
Inkscape - vector drawing application

* CD/DVD burning software