Hydrogen 1.2.2

Installer (32-bit) | Hydrogen-1.2.2-win32.exe | 41.11 MB | VirusTotal Scan report
Installer (64-bit) | Hydrogen-1.2.2-win64.exe | 40.26 MB | VirusTotal Scan report
Hydrogen-1.2.2.dmg | 80.67 MB | VirusTotal Scan report
Hydrogen-1.2.2-x86_64.AppImage | 85.97 MB
Release DateDecember 15, 2023
Publisherhydrogen-music.org - http://hydrogen-music.org
Publisher's Description

Hydrogen is an advanced drum machine. It's main goal is to bring professional yet simple and intuitive pattern-based drum programming.



  • Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on QT 4.
  • Sample-based stereo audio engine, with import of sound samples in.wav,.au and.aiff formats.
  • Support of samples in compressed FLAC file.

Sequencer and mixer

  • Pattern-based sequencer, with unlimited number of patterns and ability to chain patterns into a song.
  • Up to 192 ticks per pattern with individual level per event and variable pattern length.
  • Unlimited instrument tracks with volume, mute, solo, pan capabilities.
  • Multi layer support for instruments (up to 16 samples for each instrument).
  • Sample Editor, with basic cut and loop functions.
  • Time-stretch and pitch functions via rubberband cli. Require the rubberband-cli package.
  • Play-lists with scripting function.
  • Advanced tab-tempo.
  • Director Window with a visual metronome and song position tags.
  • Time-line with variable tempo.
  • Single and stacked pattern mode.
  • Export/Import single patterns into song projects.
  • Midi learning via Shift+MouseClick on many gui-cotrollers combined with a midi settings editor.
  • Ability to import/export song files.
  • Unique human velocity, human time, pitch and swing functions.
  • Multiple patterns playing at once.