[linux-audio-user] [ANN] galan-0.3.0_beta5 released

torbenh at informatik.uni-bremen.de torbenh at informatik.uni-bremen.de
Tue Mar 9 04:30:35 EST 2004

galan-0.3.0_beta5 is released.

For those who know it already:

One of the new features include cloning. you can now select a bunch of
components and clone them. (This will be changed to a full blown
copy/paste mechanism soon) And the polyphony option will be added soon.

galan is a modular synthesizer similar to SSM and AMS.

The difference is that you build the schematics in one window and
have the controls in another window. So your synth UI is not cluttered
with the schematics. 

galan also supports subpatches. You can add patches from the library to
your current patch with 2 mouseclicks.

the LADSPA adsr can be used for real note-on note-off behaviour.
And with the voice allocator it is already possible to build polyphonic
synths. I will refine that process somwhat. But it already works.

When you have setup your schematic and placed the controlling knobs and
sliders on your control panel, you can draw a custom background for the
ControlPanel and import the painted picture into galan. The knobs now
support alpha transparency, so they should integrate onto every

galan supports jack and alsa sequencer. You can open any number of ports
you would like. The internal sequencers can sync to jack-transport.

galan also supports LADSPA. You will have all LADSPA effects handy you
normally use. And you will be able to setup a nice Interface for your
Effects. You would then save them to your sheet library, making them 2
clicks away.

So wiring a jack-inport and another jack-outport to your favorite
plugin, is done in a few seconds.

It even supports the first jack-midi patch (although only as a synth and
as the patch changed recently, there will be no sequencer around :)
perhaps the next patch.

get it at http://galan.sf.net
and look at 
cause this is how it looks like.

torben Hohn
http://galan.sourceforge.net -- The graphical Audio language

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