[LAU] [LAA] Foo YC-20 1.2.0 released
rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Fri Jan 21 11:24:18 UTC 2011
On 01/21/2011 11:26 AM, Jeremy Jongepier wrote:
> On 01/20/2011 04:03 PM, Sampo Savolainen wrote:
>> I am proud to introduce a new version of Foo YC-20, the Yamaha YC-20
>> software synthesizer.
>> The main udpates in version 1.2.0 are:
>> - LV2 plugin
>> - VSTi plugin (and standalone Jack client) for Windows
>> - OS X build (standalone Jack client)
>> - Improved volume control curve
>> - Fixed bug with 4' drawbar bleed
>> - More subtle hover highlights
>> - Switch GUI to use GTK directly without GTKmm
>> It is worth noting that the plugins allow finer control of the drawbar
>> positions than the standalone GUI offers.
>> Big thanks to Robin Gareus for the work on the OS X build!
>> Source tarball: http://foo-yc20.googlecode.com/files/foo-yc20-1.2.0.tar.bz2
>> Windows (VSTi and Jack client):
>> OS X (Jack client): http://foo-yc20.googlecode.com/files/foo-yc20-1.2.0.dmg
>> Website: http://code.google.com/p/foo-yc20/
>> Screenshot: http://foo-yc20.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/graphics/screenshot.png
>> The YC-20 is a divide-down combo organ designed in the late 60's. This
>> emulation faithfully copies the sound, features and flaws of the
>> original organ.
>> Main features of this synthesizer:
>> * 61 keys
>> * Two main voice sections
>> * Switchable bass section
>> * No polyphony restrictions
>> * A realism control to add flaws found in the real organ
>> * Takes quite a bit of CPU power
>> * No touch vibrato
>> The emulation is written in Faust and uses Jack for audio and MIDI.
>> All controls of the synthesizer can be controlled with MIDI.
>> There is an undocumented "easter egg". Any command line argument given
>> to the program will be used as the configuration file name. The state
>> of the organ controls are read from the file and the file will be
>> overwritten with the current setup when the synthesizer is shut down.
>> More information about the real organ can be found at:
>> Sampo Savolainen
With the discussion about plugins in mind, how did you manage to build
JACK clients for Linux, Windows and OSX and a LV2 plugin?
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