[linux-audio-announce] ANNOUNCE: Rosegarden-4 1.0 released!

Chris Cannam cannam at all-day-breakfast.com
Mon Feb 14 14:34:23 EST 2005


LONDON, CANNES, ETC., FEBRUARY 14th 2005 -- The Rosegarden team
are delighted to announce the 1.0 release of Rosegarden 4, an audio
and MIDI sequencer and musical notation editor for Linux.

Rosegarden is one of the most comprehensive Linux music software
projects, and is the only Linux application to offer full composition
and recording capabilities to musicians who prefer to use classical


Some of Rosegarden's features are:

 o MIDI and audio playback and recording with ALSA and JACK
 o Piano-roll, score, event list and track overview editors
 o DSSI synth and audio effects plugin support, including
   Windows VST effects and instrument support via dssi-vst
 o LADSPA audio effects plugin support
 o JACK transport support for synchronisation with other software
 o Ability to build and run without JACK, for MIDI-only use
 o Score interpretation of performance MIDI data
 o Shareable device (.rgd) files to ease MIDI portability
 o Triggered segments for pattern sequencing & performable ornaments
 o Audio and MIDI mixers
 o MIDI and Hydrogen file import
 o MIDI, Csound, Lilypond and MusicXML file export
 o Clear, consistent and polished user interface
 o User interface translations for Russian, Spanish, German, French,
   Welsh, Italian, Swedish, Estonian, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese,
   as well as UK and US English
 o Help documentation available substantially or entirely translated
   into German, Swedish and Japanese as well as English.

Rosegarden is Free Software under the GNU General Public License.


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