AudioGuide is a program for concatenative synthesis developed by Ben Hackbarth, Norbert Schnell, Philippe Esling, and Diemo Schwarz. It is written in python, however, do not need to know python to use AudioGuide - the user supplies simple options files that are written in python's syntax to interact with the program.

AudioGuide should run out-of-the box on any recent OS X with python2 or python3. The python module numpy is required, but comes preinstalled on most newer versions of python. If you want to have AudioGuide automatically render concatenations, you need csound6 installed as well.

AudioGuide differs from other programs for concatenative synthesis in several notable ways: