> I'm interested in getting to know more about MIDI under Linux machines.
> Especially I need to know if the programs that are available for Linux
> offer the same or even more options, and if they do their jobs as good
> as do Cubasis, Logic Audio etc. on Windows machines. Does it pay off to
> move to Linux?
There are some promising projects on the go, like muse
(http://muse.seh.de) and ardour (http://ardour.sf.net - no MIDI yet)
Sequencers still do not offer the control that logic or cubase has, but
however are usable and productive as well. Another project you might be
interested to is Rosegarden: http://www.all-day-breakfast.com/rosegarden/
FWIW, I have made the switch and I'm very happy. I use a bundle called
PlanetCCRMA on a RedHat 8.0:
Quote:> How about softsynths - I like working with SoundFonts (*.SF2) and I have
> found out that they can be used with some applications under Linux as
> well as under Windows. What are the Linux-softsynths like? Do they work
> as good as do their commercial Windows counterparts?
I don't know well windows soft-synths, but for linux there are many:
...and many others
For sf2, you have the choice between timidity and fluidsynth
Quote:> Kind regards,
| Emiliano Grilli |
| Linux user #209089 |
| http://www.emillo.net |