[LAD] [ANN] jack_capture V0.9.10 and Snd-ls V0.9.8.16

Kjetil S. Matheussen k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Tue Apr 8 01:03:51 UTC 2008

On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, Jonathan Woithe wrote:

> Hi
>>>> Do you need an option to select a different
>>>> meter type than "vu" when starting meterbridge?
>>> It would probably be nice.  The VUs look good but they take up a fair amount
>>> of real estate and trying to monitor 8 at once can be a bit tricky.  In
>>> addition, one can miss clipping with a VU (although this can be addressed to
>>> a point with the addition of a clip indicator).  I normally use "dpm" for my
>>> purposes.  However, everyone has their own preferences and different
>>> situations call for different metering, so an option to select this is
>>> probably the way to go.
>> :
>>>> I wasn't sure whether I should show a dB meter, or just show the linear
>>>> float 0.0-1.0 value. Since I'm more used to pure float, and that it was
>>>> straight forward to implement, I chose the latter, but maybe someone
>>>> really would prefer a dB meter instead?
>>> Personally I'd prefer a dB value since that's what I'm used to dealing with.
>>> Again, having an option to select between linear float and dB would keep
>>> everyone happy.
>> Yeah, it makes sense. I stole some code from meterbridge to convert from
>> linear to dB, and have just uploaded jack_capture V0.9.12, which also contains
>> an option to change meterbridge meter type.
> Sounds good.  Thanks for this - it should make some worthwhile features even
> more useful.  I've just grabbed 0.9.12 and will give it a go as soon as I
> can.

Perhaps download 0.9.13 as well since I forgot to update --help in 
0.9.12, plus that I have added peak indicators to 0.9.13. ;-)

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