[LAD] Has anyone ever played a plugin in realtime ... [related to:] hard realtime performance synth

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Feb 4 21:49:55 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Adrian Knoth <adi at drcomp.erfurt.thur.de> wrote:
> I don't expect Pianoteq to be anything else than a piano, but this
> doesn't change the point that there's no allround virtual instrument on
> Linux that's suitable for the average pop producer or live keyboardist
> playing in a Top40 band. (that's exactly what the microX does: it
> delivers a wide variety of decent sounds ready to be used for
> straight-forward tasks)

well, if you were willing to purchase gigasampler sample libraries,
and spend a little time making sure your system configuration was all
correct, i have little doubt that you could get LinuxSampler to do
what you want. its notably lighter-weight for a sample-playback engine
than most others that handle GS formats.

however, given that gigasampler has died as a library format, and
given that sound as if you don't believe your system configuration
could possibly have any issues, i'm not sure that this solution will
work for you.

> I guess the hardest part of making such a Motif/Triton/Phantom clone is
> getting some nice samples, which won't probably happen for free.

yep, precisely.

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