Free Microtonal Music Tool For Macs


Scordatura is a Mac OSX sound font software synthesizer and custom control surface design tool created for microtonal composition and performance, compatible with all standard MIDI hardware controllers such as keyboards and trigger surfaces and standard MIDI sequencing and notation software such as Sibelius, Finale, Logic, Digital Performer, etc.


  • creates 16 virtual MIDI input and output ports
  • routes MIDI between any physical and virtual MIDI ports
  • drives internal synthesizer or external gear or both
  • .sf2 Sound Fonts supported
  • .csv Tuning Table file format (export files from CSE and TPXE)
  • synth capable of up to 256 patches and 1280 voices polyphony
  • unlimited tuning tables per port
  • unlimited tuning table triggers per port
  • programmable held keys and trigger behavior
  • custom MIDI control surface design with user definable controls:
    • knobs
    • wheels
    • sliders
    • XY touchpads
    • joysticks
    • buttons
    • switches
    • text boxes
    • trigger pads
    • polygons
  • project library file system in human readable / editable XML text format
  • project importing and exporting
  • integrated HTML based help
  • automatic bug reporting

If you’ve used Scordatura, leave a comment with your thoughts!

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