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QmidiCtl 0.5.2 - An(other) Early Summer'18 Release


Hello there!

QmidiCtl 0.5.2 (early summer'18) is out!

QmidiCtl is a MIDI remote controller application that sends MIDI data over the network, using UDP/IP multicast. Inspired by multimidicast (http://llg.cubic.org/tools) and designed to be compatible with ipMIDI for Windows (http://nerds.de). QmidiCtl has been primarily designed for the Maemo enabled handheld devices, namely the Nokia N900 and also being promoted to the Maemo Package repositories. Nevertheless, QmidiCtl may still be found effective as a regular desktop application and as an Android application as well.

See also: QmidiNet - A MIDI network gateway via UDP/IP multicast.

Website:
http://qmidictl.sourceforge.net
https://qmidictl.sourceforge.io
Project page:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/qmidictl
Downloads:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/qmidictl/files

Git repos:

http://git.code.sf.net/p/qmidictl/code
https://github.com/rncbc/qmidictl.git
https://gitlab.com/rncbc/qmidictl.git
https://bitbucket.com/rncbc/qmidictl.git

Change-log (since last Early Winter'18 release):

  • Fixed all mixer strips for a larger width on main layout.
  • Fixed for some g++ >= 8.1.1 warnings and quietness.
  • Yes, Android GA is now official.

License:

QmidiCtl is free, open-source Linux Audio software, distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.

 

Enjoy && have some fun.

Donate to rncbc.org

Vee One Suite 0.9.1 - An Early Summer'18 Release


Hi!

One more time and not the last!

The Vee One Suite of so called old-school software instruments, synthv1, as a polyphonic subtractive synthesizer, samplv1, a polyphonic sampler synthesizer, drumkv1 as yet another drum-kit sampler and padthv1 as a polyphonic additive synthesizer, are here once again released just before the northern hot-season starts...

For all you meridional fans: don't ever take this as some kind of a disadvantage: you'll sure have it perfect and practice while northlings may go party and bust, whatever ;)

Still available in the so called dual standard forms, for Linux anyway:

  • a pure stand-alone JACK client with JACK-session, NSM (Non Session management) and both JACK MIDI and ALSA MIDI input support;
  • a LV2 instrument plug-in.
  • The change for this joy-of-season goes as follows:

    • Loop crossfading and zero-crossing detection (the later being an old staple by default) are now set as brand new user options accessible from the main UI. (applies to samplv1 only)
    • Fixed for some g++ >= 8.1.1 warnings and quietness.
    • Added LV2 UI X11 support option.
    • Disable reference micro-tuning settings when a Scala keyboard map override is in effect.
    • Added "All files (*.*)" filter to every file requestor dialog, wherever missing.

    The Vee One Suite are free, open-source Linux Audio software, distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.

    And now, in order of (chronological) appearance:

    synthv1 - an old-school polyphonic synthesizer

    synthv1 0.9.1 (early-summer'18) is out!

    synthv1 is an old-school all-digital 4-oscillator subtractive polyphonic synthesizer with stereo fx.

    LV2 URI: http://synthv1.sourceforge.net/lv2

    website:
    http://synthv1.sourceforge.net
    https://synthv1.sourceforge.io

    downloads:
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/synthv1/files

    git repos:
    http://git.code.sf.net/p/synthv1/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/synthv1.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/synthv1.git
    https://bitbucket.org/rncbc/synthv1.git

     

    samplv1 - an old-school polyphonic sampler

    samplv1 0.9.1 (early-summer'18) is out!

    samplv1 is an old-school polyphonic sampler synthesizer with stereo fx.

    LV2 URI: http://samplv1.sourceforge.net/lv2

    website:
    http://samplv1.sourceforge.net
    https://samplv1.sourceforge.io

    downloads:
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/samplv1/files

    git repos:
    http://git.code.sf.net/p/samplv1/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/samplv1.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/samplv1.git
    https://bitbucket.org/rncbc/samplv1.git

     

    drumkv1 - an old-school drum-kit sampler

    drumkv1 0.9.1 (early-summer'18) is out!

    drumkv1 is an old-school drum-kit sampler synthesizer with stereo fx.

    LV2 URI: http://drumkv1.sourceforge.net/lv2

    website:
    http://drumkv1.sourceforge.net
    https://drumkv1.sourceforge.io

    downloads:
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/drumkv1/files

    git repos:
    http://git.code.sf.net/p/drumkv1/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/drumkv1.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/drumkv1.git
    https://bitbucket.org/rncbc/drumkv1.git

     

    padthv1 - an old-school polyphonic additive synthesizer

    padthv1 0.9.1 (early-summer'18) is out!

    padthv1 is an old-school polyphonic additive synthesizer with stereo fx

    padthv1 is based on the PADsynth algorithm by Paul Nasca, as a special variant of additive synthesis.

    LV2 URI: http://padthv1.sourceforge.net/lv2

    website:
    http://padthv1.sourceforge.net
    https://padthv1.sourceforge.io

    downloads:
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/padthv1/files

    git repos:
    http://git.code.sf.net/p/padthv1/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/padthv1.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/padthv1.git
    https://bitbucket.org/rncbc/padthv1.git

     

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    Enjoy && have fun.

     

    p.s. words of advice for Ardour users...

    Ardour users may experience a dreadful blank, gray or otherwise empty window out-of-the-box, when summoning any of the Vee-Ones LV2 plug-in GUI's. While that is no Ardour fault per se it is one of recent libSUIL >= 0.10.0 whatever as it introduced this flawed qt5_in_gtk2 wrapper which does not work at all--at least you won't get any visible results out of that anyway... YMMV. So, no hurry, no worry, chicken curry... :) if you ever find yourself on the gray zone (you have SUIL >= 0.10.0 installed most certainly) and dare and are brave enough to read this, here follows the dang simple workaround: do this from the command line/terminal/console:

    find ~/.lv2 /usr/local/lib*/lv2 /usr/lib*/lv2 -name "*v1.ttl"

    then, on each file there listed, bring it up into your preferred editor in turn (as root, where applicable) and hack the line where it reads (for instance, in drumkv1.ttl):

    lv2ui:ui drumkv1_lv2:ui, drumkv1_lv2:ui_x11, drumkv1_lv2:ui_external ;

    just remove the "drumkv1_lv2:ui, " particle so that line reads like this, thereafter:

    lv2ui:ui drumkv1_lv2:ui_x11, drumkv1_lv2:ui_external ;

    Et voilá! Enjoy the new embedded X11 GUI in Ardour ;) Remember this is supposed to be an interim workaround for Ardour / SUIL >= 0.10.0, at least until the flagship makes it an user preference over which LV2 UI is good for it/him/her--well, something yours truly Qtractor provides for quite some time, nevertheless ;)~

    Cheers

    Qtractor 0.9.1 - A Pre-LAC2018 Release Frenzy Finale!


    Hello again,

    The Pre-LAC2018 release frenzy is now complete...

    Qtractor 0.9.1 (pre-lac2018 beta) is out!

    Change-log:

    • Displaying MIDI note(on) events as diamonds instead of simple rectangles (aka. Drum Mode) is now being introduced as an optional MIDI track property (Drums) and as a MIDI clip editor (piano-roll) visual option (cf. View/Drum Mode).
    • Extended multi-selection is now supported on all the Connections client/port lists, allowing for multiple (dis)connections at once.
    • Added LV2 UI sample-rate option support.
    • Always reset all internal dedicated MIDI controllers, eg. MIDI track volume (CC#7) and panning (CC#10), on Transport/Panic and after rendering export to audio (ie. Track/Export Tracks/Audio...) as needed to reset MIDI instrument plugins to nominal session state.
    • Fix, detect and preserve MIDI Bank-select method across MIDI track/clips editing operations.
    • Fixed MIDI track and clip note min/max display range while recording and also when duplicating tracks.
    • Added "All files (*.*)" filter to every file requestor dialog, wherever missing.
    • The tiny zoom-magnifier icons have been revamped.

    Description:

    Qtractor is an audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt framework. Target platform is Linux, where the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) for audio and the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) for MIDI are the main infrastructures to evolve as a fairly-featured Linux desktop audio workstation GUI, specially dedicated to the personal home-studio.

    Website:

    http://qtractor.org
    http://qtractor.sourceforge.net
    https://qtractor.sourceforge.io

    Project page:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qtractor

    Downloads:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qtractor/files

    Git repos:

    https://git.code.sf.net/p/qtractor/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/qtractor.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/qtractor.git
    https://bitbucket.org/rncbc/qtractor.git

    Wiki (help wanted, always!):

    http://sourceforge.net/p/qtractor/wiki/

    License:

    Qtractor is free, open-source Linux Audio software, distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.

    Enjoy && Keep the fun. Always.

    Donate to rncbc.org

    The QStuff* Pre-LAC2018 Release Frenzy Hotfix!

    Avast ye lads!

    The Qstuff* Pre-LAC2018 release frenzy continues... with a hotfix!

     

    QjackCtl - JACK Audio Connection Kit Qt GUI Interface

    QjackCtl 0.5.2 (pre-lac2018 hotfix) is out!

    QjackCtl is a(n ageing but still) simple Qt application to control the JACK sound server, for the Linux Audio infrastructure.

    Website:

    http://qjackctl.sourceforge.net
    https://qjackctl.sourceforge.io

    Project page:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qjackctl

    Downloads:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qjackctl/files

    Git repos:

    https://git.code.sf.net/p/qjackctl/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/qjackctl.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/qjackctl.git
    https://bitbucket.com/rncbc/qjackctl.git

    Change-log:

    • Respect ALSA Sequencer support option also on Graph view.
    • Regression to new Graph node/ports sorting comparator; also fixed multiple and many port removals, most probably causing it to crash due to double-free/delete potential.
    • Fixed the automatic aggregation of new Graph client nodes that are split as either input or output only (ie. system, terminal, physical or otherwise non-duplex nodes).
    • Added View/Zoom Range mode option to Graph tool.

    Donate to rncbc.org

     

    License:

    QjackCtl is free, open-source Linux Audio software, distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.

     

    Enjoy && have keep the fun!

    The QStuff* Pre-LAC2018 Release Frenzy!

    Aye!

    The Qstuff* Pre-LAC2018 release frenzy is now officially started...

    Enjoy the first batch, more to come!

     

    QjackCtl - JACK Audio Connection Kit Qt GUI Interface

    QjackCtl 0.5.1 (pre-lac2018) is released!

    QjackCtl is a(n ageing but still) simple Qt application to control the JACK sound server, for the Linux Audio infrastructure.

    Website:

    http://qjackctl.sourceforge.net
    https://qjackctl.sourceforge.io

    Project page:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qjackctl

    Downloads:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qjackctl/files

    Git repos:

    https://git.code.sf.net/p/qjackctl/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/qjackctl.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/qjackctl.git
    https://bitbucket.com/rncbc/qjackctl.git

    Change-log:

    • Half a decade later, recent new custom entries may now get removed from Session Infra-client list.
    • Some rather old, better said "Cambric explosion era", user preference options have been ditched altogether: Display / Time Format; Display / Shiny glass light effect; Display / Connections/Draw connections and patchbay lines as Bezier curves; Misc/Configure as temporary server.
    • A brand new and way long overdue connections Graph widget is finally introduced, only to be accessible through the context menu at this time.
    • Extended multi-selection is now supported on all Connections client/port lists, allowing for multiple (dis)connections at once.
    • Disable singleton/unique application instance setup logic when the display server platform is not X11.
    • A little hardening on the configure (autoconf) macro side.

    Donate to rncbc.org

     

    Qsynth - A fluidsynth Qt GUI Interface

    Qsynth 0.5.1 (pre-lac2018) is released!

    Qsynth is a FluidSynth GUI front-end application written in C++ around the Qt framework using Qt Designer.

    Website:

    http://qsynth.sourceforge.net
    https://qsynth.sourceforge.io

    Project page:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qsynth

    Downloads:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qsynth/files

    Git repos:

    https://git.code.sf.net/p/qsynth/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/qsynth.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/qsynth.git
    https://bitbucket.com/rncbc/qsynth.git

    Change-log:

    • Disable singleton/unique application instance setup logic when the display server platform is not X11.
    • Fixed deprecated calls to fluid_synth_get_channel_info(), fluid_synth_set_midi_router() and fluid_settings_getstr() (as signaled on libfluidsynth >= 1.1.9).
    • A little hardening on the configure (autoconf) macro side.

    Donate to rncbc.org

     

    Qsampler - A LinuxSampler Qt GUI Interface

    Qsampler 0.5.1 (pre-lac2018) is released!

    Qsampler is a LinuxSampler GUI front-end application written in C++ around the Qt framework using Qt Designer.

    Website:

    http://qsampler.sourceforge.net

    Project page:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qsampler

    Downloads:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qsampler/files


    Git repos:
    https://git.code.sf.net/p/qsampler/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/qsampler.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/qsampler.git
    https://bitbucket.com/rncbc/qsampler.git

    Change-log:

    • Disable singleton/unique application instance setup logic when the display server platform is not X11.
    • Fixed device management dialog not responding to user changes.
    • A little hardening on the configure (autoconf) macro side.
    • Fixed minor memory leak in device management dialog.
    • Fixed unnecessary latency when closing app.

    Donate to rncbc.org

     

    QXGEdit - A Qt XG Editor

    QXGEdit 0.5.1 (pre-lac2018) is released!

    QXGEdit is a live XG instrument editor, specialized on editing MIDI System Exclusive files (.syx) for the Yamaha DB50XG and thus probably a baseline for many other XG devices.

    Website:

    http://qxgedit.sourceforge.net
    https://qxgedit.sourceforge.io

    Project page:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qxgedit

    Downloads:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qxgedit/files

    Git repos:

    https://git.code.sf.net/p/qxgedit/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/qxgedit.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/qxgedit.git
    https://bitbucket.com/rncbc/qxgedit.git

    Change-log:

    • Corrected wrong handling of the MULTIPART Detune parameter.
    • Trying to get CC14 MSB+LSB (course+fine) running status on, no matter whether each pairing event are under 200ms apart.
    • A little hardening on the configure (autoconf) macro side.

    Donate to rncbc.org

     

    QmidiNet - A MIDI Network Gateway via UDP/IP Multicast

    QmidiNet 0.5.1 (pre-lac2018) is released!

    QmidiNet is a MIDI network gateway application that sends and receives MIDI data (ALSA-MIDI and JACK-MIDI) over the network, using UDP/IP multicast. Inspired by multimidicast and designed to be compatible with ipMIDI for Windows.

    Website:

    http://qmidinet.sourceforge.net
    https://qmidinet.sourceforge.io

    Project page:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qmidinet

    Downloads:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/qmidinet/files

    Git repos:

    https://git.code.sf.net/p/qmidinet/code
    https://github.com/rncbc/qmidinet.git
    https://gitlab.com/rncbc/qmidinet.git
    https://bitbucket.com/rncbc/qmidinet.git

    Change-log:

    • A little hardening on the configure (autoconf) macro side.

    Donate to rncbc.org

     

    License:

    All of the Qstuff* are free, open-source Linux Audio software, distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.

     

    Enjoy && have (lots of) fun!

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