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This package was approved as a trusted package on 2/21/2018.

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.


  • Song-Editor for composing songs
  • A Beat+Bassline-Editor for creating beats and basslines
  • An easy-to-use Piano-Roll for editing patterns and melodies
  • An FX mixer with 64 FX channels and arbitrary number of effects allow unlimited mixing possibilities
  • Many powerful instrument and effect-plugins out of the box
  • Full user-defined track-based automation and computer-controlled automation sources
  • Compatible with many standards such as SoundFont2, VST(i), LADSPA, GUS Patches, and full MIDI support
  • Import of MIDI and FLP (FL Studio┬«/Fruityloops┬« Project) files

To install LMMS, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install lmms --version 1.2.0-rc5 --pre

To upgrade LMMS, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade lmms --version 1.2.0-rc5 --pre


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'lmms'
    $packageVersion = '1.2.0-rc5'
    $installerType = 'exe'	
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '3b2f8e1e1fa051b83619de4f94d2fa364174ce328bf1cce7fcb23136ec6ce07f'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $url64 = ''
    $checksum64 = '529f8bdf9cf6fbc179885b81ad63ae1cbad687448d56fc2c75c26ccdcb886ff6'
    $checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                              -FileType "$installerType" `
                              -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                              -Url "$url" `
                              -Url64bit "$url64" `
                              -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                              -Checksum "$checksum" `
                              -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                              -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                              -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'lmms'
    $fileType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $unPath = 'HKLM:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall'
    $unPathWow = 'HKLM:SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall'
    if ((Get-ItemProperty $unPath\$packageName)) {
      $unString = (Get-ItemProperty $unPath\$packageName UninstallString).UninstallString
    } elseif ((Get-ItemProperty $unPathWow\$packageName)) {
      $unString = (Get-ItemProperty $unPathWow\$packageName UninstallString).UninstallString
    }	else {
      Write-Warning "$packageName is not installed."
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                -FileType "$fileType" `
                                -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                -File "$unString" `
                                -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Tobias Doerffel




Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
LMMS 1.2.0-rc7 93 Tuesday, October 2, 2018 approved
LMMS 1.2.0-rc6 70 Thursday, August 2, 2018 approved
LMMS 1.2.0-rc5 209 Wednesday, February 21, 2018 approved
LMMS 1.1.3 2820 Tuesday, March 10, 2015 approved
LMMS 1.1.0 285 Wednesday, December 24, 2014 approved
LMMS 1.0.3 247 Friday, December 19, 2014 approved

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