Free App, Kotoist, For Live Coding & Algorithmic Composition Now Available

Developer Ales Tsurko has released a free VST plugin, Kotoist, designed for live coding and algorithmic composition.

Kotoist is designed to let you to compose music on-the-fly, using the Koto language. Koto is scripting language, developed by Ian Hobson (ex-Ableton) for creative coding. Kotoist also has a library of patterns, ported from SuperCollider.

“I haven’t found a plugin like this,” notes Tsurko, “so I wrote my own.”

It’s available now as a free download. There are binaries for macOS. Windows is supported, but you need to build it from source. The source code is available at GitHub.

7 thoughts on “Free App, Kotoist, For Live Coding & Algorithmic Composition Now Available

  1. Would be good to see a video of what you can do with this. With something like Orca, there’s quite a bit out there for you to get an idea of it’s capabilities. A similar effort with this would be appreciated.

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