LMMS is part of a family of softwares known as digital audio workstations, or DAWs. It is a sound generation system, synthesizer, beat/bassline editor and MIDI control system that can power an entire home music studio. With LMMS, sounds and tones can be generated, played, and artfully arranged to create entire tracks with ease.
The tools needed to arrange sounds and rhythms to create tracks, layer tracks to create songs, and save songs to an output format are all there, ready for you to use.
With a MIDI keyboard, you can also play your music live while composing or performing.