[LAD] Good Mixer Library
gerald.mwangi at gmx.de
Sat Mar 26 18:11:45 UTC 2011
Oh thanks, I'll look at the links.
On Sat, 2011-03-26 at 12:43 -0500, Gabriel M. Beddingfield wrote:
> On Saturday, March 26, 2011 12:13:09 pm Gerald Mwangi wrote:
> > Hi, I'm messing arround with the source of TerminatorX.
> > As it seems, tX needs a total rewright of the mixer and
> > the audio backend. Since many programs (Ardour,
> > Qtracktor) have built mixers, I was wondering from which
> > project I could 'borrow' the mixer component. I need a
> > mixermodel which is strictly C++, which idealy has jack
> > support built in, possibly multithreaded,
> > GUI-Independant and easy to handle. I started to wright
> > my own mixermodel, but then I thought how stupid it is
> > to reinvent the wheel. It would really be nice something
> > like a libmixer with jack, lv2, ladspa and VST support.
> > Gerald
> I was looking for something like this, too... and then I
> realized that I was trying to re-write JACK inside my
> application space. :-/
> Here are some options I found for low-level stuff:
> - I started a BAMS library (Basic Audio Mixing
> Subroutines) on my hard drive. It's patterned
> after Ardour's internal mixing subroutines.
> - There's liboil and it's successor ORC. Before
> using liboil, you should check out the rationale
> for why it's now being done with ORC.
> - I saw another SIMD audio processing library
> recently. Looked a lot like liboil.
> For a higher-level mixing library... the more I thought
> about it the more I was convinced that writing a general-
> purpose "mixer" library is more-or-less trying to re-write
> JACK in my application space. The options I found for this
> - Ingen is designed to be an audio engine, handling
> all your plugins and connections and misc. DSP
> - I started a Mixer class for libTritum (part of
> Composite). libTritium is intended ot be a public
> API... but it's not there, yet. However, this class
> is pretty efficient and pretty general purpose.
> Also, it's worth mentioning that many of the LAD's I talk to
> think that mixing is low-level enough that such mixing
> libraries are not a good idea. That judicious ad-hoc mixing
> here and there is the whole art of efficient DSP.
>  See these two (the interface and the implementation
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