Furnace is a free ad open source chiptune tracker application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. With Furnace, you can create songs using a music tracker interface for several systems. It comes with more than 40 sound chips like Yamaha FM chips, square wave chips, sample chips, wavetable chips, NES ,SID and many more. It also support MIDI input, wavetable synthesizer, VGM, audio file export, DefleMask and mix and match sound chips.
How to Install Furnace on Ubuntu Linux
Furnace is available as a portable AppImage and flatpak package files. Go to the above download link and download the latest Furnace in .AppImage file format and save in your Downloads folder.
Note: Here “Furnace-0.6-x86_64.AppImage” is the downloaded file name . You can change below commands based on your file name.
sudo chmod +x ~ Furnace-0.6-x86_64.AppImage
Install Furnace via Flatpak:
You can also install Furnace app using below flatpak install command. Open the terminal software and run below command.
flatpak install flathub org.tildearrow.furnace
It will install the latest version of Furnace on your system and open it using below command or via Show Apps Ubuntu dock menu.
flatpak run org.tildearrow.furnace
Note: If you don’t have flatpak and flathub on your system, then install using below commands and restart it after the installation.
sudo apt install flatpak
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
You can also uninstall Furnace software using below commands.
flatpak uninstall org.tildearrow.furnace
sudo flatpak uninstall org.tildearrow.furnace