[LAU] CLAM 1.1, The `More eye-candy, please' release.

David Baron d_baron at 012.net.il
Mon Jun 11 10:38:06 EDT 2007

On Monday 11 June 2007, Pau Arumi wrote:
> CLAM 1.1, The `More eye-candy, please' release.
>     After a very intense development months since the last 1.0 release,
>     the CLAM crew is glad to announce that CLAM 1.1 is ready to
>     [1]download. It comes with many new features and code clean up.
> Most
>     important improvements are found in the Visual Prototyping
> front: new
>     3D-looking widgets, new data viewers and control surface; and a
>     simplified way to bind controls between the user interface and the
>     processing network.
>     To learn about CLAM: http://clam.iua.upf.edu
>     This release has been cooked-up under the umbrella of the
> Interactive
>     Technology Group at the UPF lead by Josep Blat. So we thank their
>     support! It also features the work from contributors such as Zach
>     Welch; as well as the first patches from [2]Google Summer of Code
>     program --for example LADSPA and FAUST support and some work on
>     Annotator widgets.
>     A summarized list of changes follows. See also the [3]CHANGES files
>     for details. New audio related widgets were added to be used on the
>     NetworkEditor and the Prototyper. Such widgets include data
> views such
>     as the BarGraph which can display LPC's, MFCC's. Nice control
> widgets
>     were also added. The ControlSurface, for instance, to control two
>     scalar parameters by moving a point. Some widgets were gathered
> from
>     the LAC community, such as [4]PkSampler [5]PovRay generated
> widgets,
>     and nice knobs we enhanced from [6]QSynth and [7]Rosegarden.
> Thanks to
>     the developers of those projects for making them GPL and being so
>     supportive while integrating them in CLAM. With all those widgets,
>     users now can visually build more appealing applications such
> as the
>     new examples we include with Prototyper: A real-time gender
> change, or
>     real-time spectral effects.
>     The TonalAnalysis (Chord extraction) now takes advantage of fftw3
>     performing 4 times faster! The KeySpace visualization was also
>     optimized so now tonal analysis runs even on very slow computers.
>     NetworkEditor and Prototyper usability have been enhanced. They
>     exploit the new in-control bounds parameters to automatically
> set up
>     bounded control senders widgets. Also, NetworkEditor have proper
>     multi-processing selection features.
>     On different fronts, the code-base has been reduced by getting
> rid of
>     Fltk and Qt3 modules since we are now focusing on Qt4, and the
>     documentation have been restructured and now it offers new
> programming
>     how-tos.
>        The CLAM team
> References
>     1. http://clam.iua.upf.edu/download.html
>     2. http://clam.iua.upf.edu/wikis/clam/index.php/GSoC_2007
>     3. http://clam.iua.upf.edu/doc.html#changes
>     4. http://www.patrickkidd.com/
>     5. http://www.povray.org/
>     6. http://qsynth.sourceforge.net/
>     7. http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/
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Looks quite impressive. Anyone have a tat-for-tat comparison with Juce?

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