[linux-audio-announce] ANNOUNCE: Rosegarden-4-0.9.5 released

Chris Cannam cannam at all-day-breakfast.com
Fri Nov 28 11:39:18 EST 2003

The Rosegarden team are pleased to announce the release of
Rosegarden-4 0.9.5, an audio and MIDI sequencer and score editor
for Linux.  To download the source package, go to the homepage at


This release contains a host of new features and improvements
over the previous release, and is nearly feature complete for 1.0.

Features include:

 o Score, piano-roll, event list and track overview editors
 o MIDI and audio playback and recording using JACK
 o Audio plugin support using LADSPA
 o Score interpretation of performance MIDI data
 o MIDI file I/O, Csound and Lilypond export
 o Shareable device (.rgd) files to ease MIDI portability
 o Translations into Russian, Spanish, German, French and Welsh

New features since 0.9.1 include:

 o Better sequencer comms layer for much more robust MIDI sequencing
 o Control rulers for editing velocity and control events
 o Controller management for MIDI devices
 o Event list editor with some actual editing capabilities
 o Event filter on current selection
 o Classification of audio plugins using liblrdf
 o Percussion and variations support in bank management
 o Import Studio from File
 o Markers
 o File merging for all file types
 o Notation rendering using real scalable fonts (one supplied)
 o Multi-page notation rendering with panner
 o Much better score printing
 o Print Preview
 o Segment colouring
 o Configurable metronome
 o Better Lilypond export
 o MusicXML export that works, though it's still pretty basic
 o Can now drag notes around in notation view
 o Several new .rgd device files
 o Better handling of MIDI devices that come and go
 o Much improved audio scheduling infrastructure
 o Ability to drag-and-drop audio files onto segment canvas
 o Many optimisations throughout


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