I recommend that you subscribe
to the mailing list for your synth if available. Mailing lists are an active
source of information and resources, and can answer many specific questions
you may have. Nowadays the most active mailing lists are the Yahoo Groups.
For music shareware Shareware
Music Machine is a very good place to start for any platform, and the
Software Archive Sites page has plenty of links you can
check out. K-v-R supports open standard audio plugins
and is a great source of plugin information.
If you are using Windows then MIDI-OX is essential sysex software for sending and receiving patch data with your MIDI synthesizer. If you are using Mac OS X get SysEx Librarian.
If the website you desparately wish to find has disappeared you may be
able to visit an archived version of it in the past using the
Zone is an attempt to ease the search for synthesizer & electronic music production resources on the
For more info read the Synth
Korg Kronos sets a new standard for electronic keyboards.
Alesis present StudioDock a universal docking station specifically designed for the iPad.
MIDI Mobilizer adds MIDI connectivity to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
Band In A Box for iPhone extends the usefulness of BIAB desktop.
Jam2Jam is collaborative media performance software.
Sympheo is a CSound synthesis graphic interface oriented to music composition.