VST plug-ins is now also supported under
Linux Operating System
a low-latency audio server, written for POSIX conformant operating
systems such as GNU/Linux and Apple's OS X. It can connect a number of
different applications to an audio device, as well as allowing them to
share audio between themselves. Its clients can run in their own
processes (ie. as normal applications), or can they can run within the
JACK server (ie. as a "plugin").
free software. The licensing terms are the GNU
Lesser General Public License.
an Open Source implementation of the Windows
API on top of X and Unix.
information can be read in the articles Why
Wine is so important, and Debunking
is a program by which uses Wine,
Jack and Steinberg's VST Audio
Plug-Ins SDK to enable the use of many VST audio plugins under Gnu/Linux.
is a free Unix-type operating system originally
created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the
world. Developed under the GNU General Public License , the source code
for Linux is freely available to everyone. Click on the link below to
find out more about the operating system that is causing a revolution
in the world of computers
The New Digital Audio Workstation
A multichannel digital audio
workstation for Linux.
is a digital audio workstation. You can use it to record, edit and mix
multi-track audio. Produce your own CD's. Mix video soundtracks.
Experiment with new ideas about music and sound. Generate sound
installations for 12 speaker gallery shows.
capabilities include: multichannel recording, non-linear,
non-destructive region based editing with unlimited undo/redo, full
automation support, a mixer whose capabilities rival high end hardware
consoles, lots of plugins to warp, shift and shape your music, and
controllable from hardware control surfaces at the same time as it
syncs to timecode. If you've been looking for a tool similar to
ProTools, Nuendo, Cubase SX, Digital Performer, Samplitude or Sequoia,
you might have found it.
The Original Monthly Magazine of the Linux Community
relaxed entry this time, an update on some recent happenings in the
Linux audio world. Without further preamble, let's take a look at some
of the good things going on there.
Dave Phillips excellent tutorial "Using
VST/VSTi Plugins In Linux"
Magnus Choir running with FST (Image courtesy Dave_Phillips)
Linuxaudio.org is a
not-for-profit consortium of libre software projects and
artists, companies, institutions, organizations, and hardware vendors
kernel-based systems and allied libre software for
audio-related work, with an emphasis on professional tools for the
music, production, recording, and broadcast industries