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Qtractor 0.9.8 - Yet Another Spring'19 Release

Hi all,

Too hot to make any boring introduction, so let's get this straight:

Qtractor 0.9.8 (spring'19) is released!

The changes for this yet another seasonal release are as follows:

  • Plugin-lists and respective plugins state may now be exported and/or imported as XML files.
  • When in Drum Mode, Key and Scale are meaningless and thus functionally disabled from the MIDI clip editor (aka. piano-roll).
  • MIDI clip editor's View > Ghost Track menu option is now finally a reality: show any existing MIDI track and its respective clips in the background as dimmed, semi-transparent aka. ghost events.
  • Minor update to Debian packaging control file.
  • Make sure partially selected clips are reset to whole when Shift/Ctrl keyboard modifiers are in effect, to prevent extraneous clip splits or cutaways afterwards.


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.


Project page:


Git repos:

Wiki (help still wanted!):


Qtractor 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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Sorry for posting here. I found no other way to contact you.
I have problems creating a forum account. Tried it with two different email adresses over the past few days (once today and the other 2-4 days before). I just don't receive an email with further instructions. So I have no password to log in with. Can you help?

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it may help a bit if you say which user name is yours.
meanwhile, for a very short time now, I've set the password to be equal as your email.
please be quick to login and reset the password to something else.

Hi Rui, just to let you know that, from a few minutes ago, Qtractor 0.9.8 has hit the LibraZiK-2 users' repository.
I made a mention of it in :
Thanks for Qtractor, you rocks!

Hi (again) Rui, the VeeOneSuite 0.9.8 has also hit the LibraZiK-2 users' repo.
Mention of it in (in French) too.
Thanks for the V1 as well, you rocks *a lot* !

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