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Qtractor 0.9.3 - The End of Autumn'18 Release


Finally!

Qtractor 0.9.3 (end-of-autumn'18 beta) is out!

All the changes that were simply decrastinated for this season are as follows:

  • Auto-backward now skips the end-of-session location.
  • Audio clip time-stretching and pitch-shifting limits are now 10-fold in either direction.
  • Custom color (palette) theme editor introduced; color (palette) theme changes are now effective immediately, except on default.
  • Old deprecated Qt4 build support is no more.
  • Recover audio and MIDI dedicated port connections when changing any of the Metronome, Player and/or Control option settings.
  • Fix MIDI track (and bus) bank/program reset to none.
  • Anti-glitch micro-fade-in is disabled on audio clips with zero offset.
  • Audio and MIDI file players also stopped on Transport / Panic command.
  • LV2 plug-in UI GTK2 and X11 in Qt5 host native support are now disabled on default configure.
  • Get rid of symlink duplicates on the default plugin search paths.
  • According to Debian policy and guidelines, the out-of process plugin scanner (qtractor_plugin_scan) is now installed to $LIBDIR/qtractor.

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!):

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.

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Qsampler 0.5.3 - An(other) End of Autumn'18 Release


Hello again,

No more excuses left: please upgrade!

Qsampler 0.5.3 (end-of-autumn'18) is out!

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

Website:

https://qsampler.sourceforge.io
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:

  • Avoid saving plug-in sampler channels and related devices to regular LSCP (*.lscp) session files.
  • Fixed MIDI and Audio device selection on the common sampler channel settings dialog.
  • Old deprecated Qt4 build support is no more.
  • AppStream metadata updated to be the most compliant with latest freedesktop.org specification and recommendation.

License:

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

Enjoy && have fun!

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Qsynth 0.5.4 - An End of Autumn'18 Release


Hi everyone,

There are no excuses: upgrade!

Qsynth 0.5.4 (end-of-autumn'18) is out!

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

Website:

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

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:

  • Reset button now also resets master Gain, Reverb and Chorus to their "factory default" values.
  • Fixed Reverb and Chorus effects processing when audio output peak-meters are enabled on FluidSynth API V2.
  • Old deprecated Qt4 build support is no more.
  • System tray options now subject to current desktop environment availability.

License:

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

Enjoy && have fun!

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QjackCtl 0.5.5 - A Black-Friday'18 Release

Wholly greetings!

QjackCtl 0.5.5 (black-friday'18) is released!

QjackCtl is a(n ageing yet modern not so simple anymore) Qt application to control the JACK sound server, for the Linux Audio infrastructure.

Website:

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

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:

  • Old deprecated Qt4 build support is no more.
  • Graph port sort options added as View / Sort menu.
  • System tray options now subject to current desktop environment availability.
  • Also disable Setup / Misc / Other / Save JACK server configuration to (.jackdrc) when JACK D-Bus interface is enabled.
  • Whether to use server synchronous mode option added to Setup / Settings / Parameters (only applied when JACK D-BUS interface is enabled).
  • Disable some Setup / Settings / Advanced parameters when JACK D-Bus interface is enabled and vice-versa.
  • Attempt to power-cycle JACK D-Bus service on demand;
  • Marked as probably useless anyway, old "H/W Monitor" option (-H) is now being ditched from Setup / Settings / Advanced tab.
  • Graph port/connections highlighting.

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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 && keep having fun!

Qt4 No More

Hello?

Yes it rhymes and it is also an objective sentence!

Yes again, you read that right: Qt4 support will be dropped and ditched into oblivion in the next and coming days!

Qt4 is dead. Yes it is. And please, don't beat a dead (and buried) horse.

Long live Qt5!

Buckle up!

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