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GNUsound

GNUsound is a sound editor for GNU/Linux. It supports multiple tracks, multiple outputs, and 8, 16, or 24/32-bit samples. It can read and write many audio formats through a number of supported file format libraries (such as AudioFile, libsndfile, and libmp3lame), and it can extract audio from a variety of video files through FFmpeg. It supports OSS, ALSA, or JACK for playback/capture, as well as a large number of high-quality audio effects through the LADSPA plugin architecture.

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  •  06 Jul 2008 12:06

    Release Notes: This release fixes compatibility problems with newer versions of ALSA, GNOME, and FFmpeg.

    •  06 Jul 2005 18:15

      Release Notes: This release fixes a bug (no sound during playback/mixdown) that was introduced in 0.7.3.

      •  04 Jul 2005 23:00

        Release Notes: This releases fixes problems with playing back floating point sample data, compilation issues with GNOME 2.10-based distributions, and a crash with the JACK audio driver. It improves playback and capture using the ALSA audio driver.

        •  18 Jun 2005 13:43

          Release Notes: This release fixes "undo" problems with the Mix, Move, and Pencil tools, an ILLEGAL_MID_SIDE_FORCE error when saving as FLAC, and a few make/autoconf snags. It adds support for the gmerlin avdecoder.

          •  28 May 2005 09:08

            Release Notes: This release fixes a GCC 3.4.2 compilation snag and incorporates a tentative fix for a crash while opening files during playback.

            Recent comments

            08 Jan 2003 07:40 bellim

            Great program
            I've tried a few of the other multi-track recorders out there for Linux and this one gave me the fewest problems. It's very user-friendly and rather sophisicated. I was able to cut a rough demo with my band with minimal effort with this program. I can't think of a better hard disk recorder for linux.

            29 Dec 2002 06:44 wasbeer

            Re: Documentation

            > There seem to be little documentation,
            > the web site for the project is a simple
            > file listing :)

            The website now explains how people can help, by writing documentation for example.

            > All in all keep up the good work and
            > please do make installation
            > instructions available even a simple
            > INSTALL in the tar with a "make
            > install" would be nice ; )

            Did you read the README file?

            29 Dec 2002 05:27 hebertrich

            Documentation
            There seem to be little documentation, the web site for the project is a simple file listing :)
            The app is working though which is more than several other audio app on linux can claim .
            All in all keep up the good work and please do make installation instructions available even a simple INSTALL in the tar with a "make install" would be nice ; )

            Good job ..and happy hacking

            Ric

            11 May 2002 05:33 rushuru

            Make the source available please
            Right now when you click the url all you get is a README file with the following content:

            "GNUsound is a sound editor for Linux. It is available on request." :/

            If you're concerned about the bandwidth you could host it on http://savannah.gnu.org/

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