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Jackbeat is an audio sequencer running on Linux, Windows and OS X, for musicians and sound artists:

  • Drummachine interface with animations for easy and playful editing
  • Built for both composition and live setups with high interactivity needs
  • Extremely easy to use but yet powerful by connecting with other applications and plugins using JACK and OSC
  • Loads and saves .jab files, Jackbeat's xml+tar open file format
  • Supports native audio devices, PulseAudio and JACK


Jackbeat running on Debian Linux

Quick Start

Download Jackbeat for your platform, and grab a JAB example to try it out!

Some usage hints are included in the README.