Attention Flatfish... was Re: Sweep sound editor 0.8.0 (Milestone 1) Released

Attention Flatfish... was Re: Sweep sound editor 0.8.0 (Milestone 1) Released

Post by paul cook » Sun, 19 Jan 2003 17:02:46




comp.os.linux.announce to propose the following:

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> Sat Jan 18 2003 -- Sweep 0.8.0 Released
> =======================================

> Sweep is an audio editor and live playback tool for GNU/Linux, BSD and
> compatible systems. It supports many music and voice formats including
> WAV, AIFF, Ogg Vorbis, Speex and MP3, with multichannel editing and
> LADSPA effects plugins. Inside lives a pesky little virtual stylus
> called Scrubby who enjoys mixing around in your files.

> This release is available as a source tarball at:

<http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sweep/sweep-0.8.0.tar.gz?download>

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> Latest News
> -----------

> This is the first milestone release for Sweep 1. Please test it
> thoroughly for both general sample editing and live performance. For
> more information, see http://www.metadecks.org/ .

> Sweep has been selected as the killer app of the month for January 2003
> by Open Sound System (OSS), developers of the most widely used digital
> audio architecture for UNIX. (http://www.opensound.com/)

> New in Sweep 0.8.0:

>         * a new monitoring subsystem for use in DJing and live
>         performance. Users with two sound cards can use headphones for
>         monitoring, to prepare mixes and cue samples without disrupting
>         the main output.

>         * A usability bug was fixed in keyboard playback controls

>         * the Italian translation of the user interface was updated by
>         Yuri Bongiorno.

> New at metadecks.org:

>     Notes for the tutorial "Using Sweep: Fun with Scrubby" are now
>     available online in HTML, PostScript and PDF formats at:

>         <http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/tutorials/>

>     This is a brief overview of the tutorial given at linux.conf.au
>     2003 in Perth, Australia; the real thing is live and very, very
>     loud.

> Further information
> -------------------

> Screenshots:

>     <http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/screenshots/>

> Some interesting audio recordings of Scrubby are at:

>     <http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/demos.html>

> Sweep is designed to be intuitive and to give you full control. It
> includes almost everything you would expect in a sample editor, and
> then some:

> * precise, vinyl like scrubbing
> * looped, reverse, and pitch-controlled playback
> * playback mixing of unlimited independent tracks
> * looped and reverse recording
> * internationalisation
> * multichannel and 32 bit floating point PCM file support
> * support for Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and Speex compressed audio files
> * sample rate conversion and channel operations
> * LADSPA 1.1 effects support
> * multiple views, discontinuous selections
> * easy keybindings, mouse wheel zooming
> * unlimited undo/redo with fully revertible edit history
> * multithreaded background processing
> * shaded peak/mean waveform rendering, multiple colour schemes

> Sweep is Free Software, available under the GNU General Public License.

> More information is available at:

>     <http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/>

> Thanks to Pixar Animation Studios and CSIRO Australia for supporting
> the development of this project.

> enjoy :)

> Conrad.

have fun with it...

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