[linux-audio-announce] Hydrogen v0.9.2

Alessandro Cominu acominu at tiscali.it
Sun Jul 24 17:22:49 EDT 2005

Hydrogen 0.9.2 is out!


* Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on 
QT 3. 
* Sample-based stereo audio engine, with import of sound samples in .wav, .au 
and .aiff formats. 
* Support of samples in compressed FLAC file. 
* Internal sequencer and mixer 
* Pattern-based sequencer, with unlimited number of patterns and ability to 
chain patterns into a song. 
* Up to 64 ticks per pattern with individual level per event and variable 
pattern length. 
* 32 instrument tracks with ADSR, volume, mute, solo, pan capabilities. 
* Multi layer support for instruments (up to 16 samples for each instrument). 
* Ability to import/export song files. 
* Unique human velocity, human time, pitch and swing functions. 
* Multiple patterns playing at once. 

* JACK, ALSA, PortAudio and OSS audio drivers. 
* ALSA MIDI and PortMidi input with assignable midi-in channel (1..16, ALL). 
* Import/export of drumkits. 
* Export song to wav file. 
* Export song to midi file.

* New graphics
* Bug fix in export song (using JACK driver)
* Bug fix in export song (wrong samplerate)
* Follow playhead in song editor
* Automatic audio driver selection
* New PortAudio and PortMidi drivers
* Mac Os X port
* Pattern size increased: up to 4 bars
* Random pitch variations
* New instrument editor
* ADSR for instruments
* Low pass filter
* Insert/delete a range of patterns in song editor
* ...and much more ;)

Source tarball and binary linux installer are available at

Happy drumming
Alessandro Cominu (aka comix)

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