[LAA] [ANN] guitarix-0.05.0-1 released

hermann brummer- at web.de
Mon Jul 27 04:10:12 EDT 2009

guitarix is a simple Linux Rock Guitar amplifier and is designed 
to achieve nice thrash/metal/rock/blues guitar sounds. 
Guitarix uses the Jack Audio Connection Kit as its audio backend 
and brings in one input and two output ports to the jack graph. 

Release 0.05.0-1 comes with some major changes:

  * Completely new source structure by James
  * add keyboard shortcuts
  * improved skin handling
  * add logging window
  * improved preset handling 
  * add middle tone control
  * reworked audio engine
  * add bypass mode
  * add engine state widget

Please read the README for more details regarding the new options.

have fun

The standalone version of guitarix is based on GTK2+. 
But guitarix is also released as a suite of LADSPA plugins 
and can be used in e.g. ardour.
guitarix is licensed under the GPL.

Project page with screenshots:


For capture, guitarix uses the external application 
'jack_capture' (version >= 0.9.30) written by Kjetil
S. Matheussen. If you don't have it installed, 
you can look here:


For extra Impulse Responses, guitarix uses the 
convolution application 'jconv' created by Fons Adriaensen. 
If you don't have it installed, you can look here:

I(hermann) use faust to build the prototype and will say
thanks to
         : Julius Smith
         : Albert Graef
         : Yann Orlary 

        guitarix-dev team: Hermann Meyer &  James Warden

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