Scale Workshop allows you to create microtonal tunings and play them within your web browser. Your created tunings can be exported and downloaded to your device in various tuning formats.
It’s a web app, so it supports modern browsers on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. You can track Scale Workshop development on GitHub.
A handpicked collection of microtonal tuning files, with documentation included to help you understand these new musical systems. Download
Various tuning formats are included: .scl/.kbm, .tun, .mid (MIDI Tuning Standard dump). See a list of microtonal software plugins that support microtuning.
|World Scales Pack
Traditional scales from various cultures.
|No Octaves Pack
Scales which have no octaves. Truly something unusual.
A paradox – harmonious scales with no clear tonal center.
|Regular Temperaments Pack
Scales which contain lots of new chords.
32 ambient and atmospheric patches for the Xen-FMTS2 virtual synthesizer
The sounds included range from textures—to dense, pulsating polyrhythmic pads—to tuned percussion. Some patches have that characteristic FM buzz while others avoid that. I created this bank for my own study and enjoyment.
Boom – An 808 bass drum style synth
Microsampler – A polyphonic sampler
Tune into any equal temperament or load a Max/MSP coll text file generated by Scale Workshop.