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LiCK Library for ChucK.

LiCK  Library for ChucK.
Copyright (c) 2007-2024 held jointly by the individual authors.

LiCK is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

LiCK is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.

LiCK includes:

  • int, float, and Object Lists
  • Functor objects, see e.g.
  • Interpolation/tween/easing functors
  • Composite procedures for building loops
  • Intervals, Chords, Scales, and Tunings
  • Time signatures, duration providers, humanizing duration providers
  • Arpeggiators, Patterns, Sequences, and Sequencers
  • Velocity sensitive, pitch sensitive, and handed Samples
  • Sample-based drum machine emulators
  • Synthesized kick and snare drum instruments
  • Synthesized bass, drone, and lead instruments
  • HID device classes (keyboard, mouse, joystick, gamepad, etc.)
  • MIDI device classes (Alesis QX25, MAudio Ozone, MeeBlip, NanoPad, etc.)
  • MIDI support for iOS apps (Animoog, EchoPad, GarageBand, Filtatron, Loopy, etc.)
  • OSC support for desktop apps (IanniX, SooperLooper, etc.)
  • LeapMotion, Monome, ControlOSC, TouchOSC integration
  • Mono and stereo Delays, FeedbackMachines
  • WaveShaper chugen, Distortion and Tremolo chugens
  • Sample hold, slew step, hyper triangle low frequency oscillators (LFOs)
  • Feedback, flanger, phaser, chorus, delay, reverb, etc. chugen effects
  • Envelope follower, envelope trigger
  • Attack Release (AR) and other envelope generators
  • PitShift-based pitch follower, harmonizers, and effects
  • Module, Module2, ..., Module8; chuck a Ugen into a parameter (cv)
  • Chugin wrappers, including C*APS, CMT, TAP, SWH, and RubberBand LADSPA plugins
  • "ChucK-Unit", an Assert class for creating unit tests

LiCK requires:

chuck- or later

LiCK optional dependencies:


the C* Audio Plugin Suite


Computer Music Toolkit (CMT)

The SWH Plugins package for the LADSPA plugin system

Rubber Band Library


For further documentation, please see