Launches with 17 Members is a not-for-profit consortium that brings together leading projects and companies working in professional audio systems based on libre software. The consortium aims to coordinate joint projects, collaborate on the promotion of Linux-based systems for audio tasks, and provide a single point of contact for industry partners. Members include organizations of all sizes and individuals involved in audio development on Linux kernel-based platforms. does not charge membership fees but offers sponsorship opportunities for member organizations. The consortium is expected to promote the use of Linux as a platform for running professional audio applications.