aeon VS extempore

Compare aeon vs extempore and see what are their differences.


A live-coding system for musical pattern manipulation (by tommaisey)


A cyber-physical programming environment (by digego)
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aeon extempore
3 7
24 1,367
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0.0 0.8
over 1 year ago 3 months ago
Scheme C++
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Posts with mentions or reviews of aeon. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-13.
  • Racket for Computer Music?
    7 projects | | 13 Jun 2022 , (Chez Scheme) ?
  • Sequence and synthesize music
    3 projects | | 23 May 2021
    It would be totally possible. I'm working on a Scheme-based live-coding tool that allows you to write SuperCollider Synthdefs in Scheme, thanks to a project called rsc3. That project would be a good inspiration if you were going to attempt this.


Posts with mentions or reviews of extempore. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing aeon and extempore you can also consider the following projects:

Sonic Pi - Code. Music. Live.

awesome-livecoding - All things livecoding

orca - C Multi-REST API library for Discord, Slack, Reddit, etc.

Orca - Esoteric Programming Language

alda - A music programming language for musicians. :notes:

miti - miti is a musical instrument textual interface. Basically, its MIDI, but with human-readable text. :musical_note:

textbeat - 🎹 plaintext music sequencer and midi shell, with vim playback 🥁

chords2midi - Create MIDI files from numerical chord progressions!

mmlgui - GUI for ctrmml

melrose - interactive programming of melodies, producing MIDI

cl-patterns - Library for writing patterns to generate or process (a)musical sequences of mathematically (un)related (non-)compound values in Lisp.

cl-collider - A SuperCollider client for CommonLisp