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Windows Garageband equivalent

There is a cross-platform application named LMMS (Linux Multimedia Studio): runs on Windows too despite its name free and open-source it has MIDI support can export to ogg and wav can include audio ...
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Free Remixing Software

You can use Mixxx: Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux free and open source (GPL v2) It's basically a mixing software, so you can use it to record remixes on the fly.
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Percussion and accompaniment application for Linux platforms

Can I suggest that you tale a look at Hydrogen: a desktop & open source application - Yes to both should work on Linux platforms - Linux specific. but there are OSX and Windows builds. nice ...
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Recording software for Mac

I have been using Reaper for a few years now and I cannot recommend it enough. It might not be as powerful as the industry standard Pro Tools, but for home recording (like what you are asking for) ...
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Alternative to Synthesia, for MIDI instrument

Since I own a license for Synthesia I could check in "Free play" mode what you want and I think I found the issue: there seem to be many programs that do play notes which are received via MIDI, but ...
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Is there any software that can convert real time music into MIDI music?

Melodyne is a commercial solution (~200 USD, assistent version needed) that probably outperforms most others with regards to usability and features, although it's a bit expensive for the task you want ...
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DAW fit for composing/recording in standard music notation?

I would suggest taking a look at Denemo which seems to fit a lot of your requirements: Music input from teh PC Keyboard, MIDI Controller or acoustically Produces sheet music in various notations vial ...
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Getting started creating digital music

Try MuseScore. Free of charge, very capable.
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Getting started creating digital music

If commercial software is acceptable, you might want to take a look at Myriad's Melody Assistant and Harmony Assistant (I use the latter). Harmony Assistant is the more capable version of the two, a ...
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Is there a Rogue Amoeba SoundSource (MacOS app) equivalent for Windows?

Equalizer APO https://sourceforge.net/projects/equalizerapo/ with Peace https://sourceforge.net/projects/peace-equalizer-apo-extension/ offers some of SoundSource offers, but it a far cry. Eq APO ...
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Tool to remove clicking sounds in audio recording due to clipping (Android or Windows)

Audacity: has a very effective filter for noise removal Supports import/export of AC3, M4A/M4R & with the optional FFmpeg library Is free, gratis & open source Is available for Windows/Mac/...
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Split vocal from piano in a very simple song

Really, the only app that comes anywhere close [if the phase flip trick doesn't work, which it usually doesn't] is Izotope's Music Rebalance It is only available as part of a larger package & ...
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Sound editor for Mac to manually mix (crossfade) music files?

The easy answer is Audacity: Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform, Windows, Linux & Mac OS-X. Multi-track Supports most sound file formats Adjust volume with Compressor, Amplify, ...
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Software to find similar music samples

Acoustid has a list of specific applications including Picard which rely on open source technology but for any serious use I would suggest taking a look at ARCloud for music recognition.
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Music playlist creator with export capabilities

Not sure what you are looking for exactly, but most modern music players can create playlists in m3u format or others. MusicBee can create both static playlists or so called "Smart Playlists" which ...
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Program to play with FM (frequency modulation) synthesis

You might consider using ZynAddSubFX. It is free, open-source, available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Among other options, you can perform FM synthesis; there are some presets, but you can also edit ...
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Program that renders MIDI compositions

I ended up using Garritan Personal Orchestra, which features a standalone program called "Aria Player" that is able to render MIDI directly to orchestral sounds.
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CLI or Text IDE based Audio/Music production software like LMMS?

What about sonic-pi, it is a free tool/IDE that supports a variety of different built in synths as well as the ability to code in your own.
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CLI or Text IDE based Audio/Music production software like LMMS?

I know it's a bit old but I just came across this question :) How about lilypond. It's cross-platform, (works on all versions of Windows as well). It's a text based music notation, can export to midi ...
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Linux audio mixer DAW

You can try Audacity: the GUI is quite austere but it is a good start.
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Software to playback inputted music notes

I think lmms https://lmms.io/ should fit in your needs. It's a relative simple cross platform music composition software.
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Audio recording software for Windows?

You can try AudoEditMagic. The newest version release was in 2007, which makes it meet your low memory system requirements. Features: Low system requirements (functions with 166MHz Pentium processor) ...
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Free Remixing Software

VirtualDJ is a very good software, which I think will support your needs. But the problem is that it has only Windows version. So to run it in Linux you should first install Wine and then install ...
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Music software with human voice as the tone

I am able to use human voice "ooh" and "ahh" sounds in Rosegarden using the FluidR3_GM2-2.sf2 soundfont. This (for me) is under Arch 64 bit as a virualbox guest using Timidity as the midi daemon ...
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Digital audio workstation software for Linux?

If you have hardware instruments and need powerful editing tools, use Audacity (and download Sweep just for the extra close to 200 editing effects). If you need virtual instruments, but don't require ...
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