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Programmable audio software (DAW) with public API?

I believe you are looking for REAPER It has an API and its own plugin language you can use. Above and beyond that it is one of the most customizable DAWs out there, and affordable to boot.
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What "signed" means in the context of sound / adio file formats?

Signed and Unsigned refer to how numbers are stored for the samples. A sample corresponds to voltage above or below 0. Signed data is a format that can store negative numbers, so 0 is no voltage ...
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How plausible would it be to build a DAW using the supercollider scsynth?

To answer your first question, yes. The resource cost of an unladen Bus is negligible. The main practical limitations lie with running too many CPU-hungry ugens at once. You can run 50 Buses easily, ...
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VST plugins that generate MIDI signals

One interesting possibility I've discovered is ReaJS which is a free VST plugin from Cockos that you can get as part of the free ReaPlugs VST suite : https://www.reaper.fm/reaplugs/ You seem to ...
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How do I simultaneously play audio on 35 speakers?

You randomly pick 9 of your 35 speakers you want to be able to "randomly" play something different. Don't tell your test subject which 9 you have chosen.You then connect the remaining 26 speakers to ...
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Music Production vs Audio engineering - Create my own music

OK so a lot of these courses get terminology mixed up. "Audio Engineering" is really the discipline of designing audio hardware and software solutions for use in the audio industry. Audio ...
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How do I simultaneously play audio on 35 speakers?

Suggestion. Two channels of sounds, with two amplifiers. A switch using relays, the speaker either plays left or right channel. You need this: stereo output, stereo amplifier, 35 relays (single pole, ...
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How do I simultaneously play audio on 35 speakers?

I found a hardware set-up that can do what I need. Two MOTU 24Ao (24 analog outputs) audio interfaces can be connected via Ethernet to create a single 48 output ASIO device. This requires some simple ...
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Reaktor - How to use variables and Interpolation

Reaktor macros are implemented graphically and not programmatically as in via text. You would need to identify some sort of macro block that allows the text transform you are suggesting then route the ...
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VST plugins that generate MIDI signals

I wrote, and released for free, a fully programmable VST plugin, that has also a programmable sequencer. It is called Crescendo and I published it on KVRAudio. My developer name is bjt2. Hope this ...
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VST plugins that generate MIDI signals

I've enjoyed using Midinous to send sequences to my DAW and modular eurorack synthesizer. The UI is enjoyable and feels like a game, but you can do a lot with it.
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VST plugins that generate MIDI signals

I had some success writing a MIDI-generating VST plugin using the JUCE framework. Besides audio and MIDI support for standalones and VST & AU plugins, it also gives you a pretty good UI framework ...
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VST plugins that generate MIDI signals

While Cthulhu is great for comming up with new and creative patterns, you could very well just us the in-build chord tracks in Cubase (or the similar chorder in Studio One) for simple harmonies and ...
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Is there a way in Max For Live to actually write code that manipulates the signal?

Max has Gen which allows writing code for more low-level DSP operations. I'm also going to push for SuperCollider, because it exactly fits your descriptions -- in particular your disdain for visual ...
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Audio Programming for Games - General Questions

The best skill for audio programmers would be - strong coding skills (i guess C++ syntax) and good knowledge of middleware such as Wwise and FMod. Knowledge of audio editors (SoundForge, Audio ...
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Remapping a MIDI keyboard controller

You basically need a software with numerical processing of MIDI input. It's like the next thing to writing a driver, but some software offers very direct manipulation of MIDI input: MIDIOX, Pd, Logic,...
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programming for sound design and music

Sonic Pi is an easy to use, open source language for programming synthesizers and more. It can be used with pretty much an OS. I use it for Raspberry Pi. EDIT: I highly recommend taking a look at the ...
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