[linux-audio-user] any softsampler or drummachines for jackit out there

lee at fallingforward.net lee at fallingforward.net
Mon Nov 10 15:37:17 EST 2003

On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Paul Winkler wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 12:43:03PM +0100, Hartmut Z Noack wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > thanks THAC i have managed to make jack run smooth enough to take a step
> > beyond mere experimenting with audio on Linux.
> >
> > I got muse 0.6 , ams, ZynaddSubFX and ardour Beta running ok but i miss
> > a Sampler/Drummachine, since i fail to compile hydrogene i would be very
> > thankfull for any hint towards Mandrake 9.1 - RPMs containing some
> > Softsampler / Drumbox that can be jacked.
> I'd suggest keep trying with hydrogen. It's very nice and easy to use.
> I'm using hydrogen and jack both from CVS, both from a few weeks ago
> (jackd version 0.83.5, hydrogen version 0.8.1beta4) and they work great.
> one complaint with hydrogen - the drum kits available all seem to
> be 44.1khz samples, and it doesn't resample them if you run jackd at
> 48khz so the drum pitches all seem a bit too high.

Eventually SWAMI/FluidSynth and any MIDI sequencer will be usable.
Unfortunately I couldn't get good performance out of SWAMI with more than
4 voices. It may be my configuration though. Anyone else here using SWAMI?


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