[LAU] To improve Linux audio tools: a Blender like idea

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Aug 26 10:59:02 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Grammostola
Rosea<rosea.grammostola at gmail.com> wrote:
> Paul Davis wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Francisco
>> López<lopezfrancisco1985 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm really no expert and never intended to make THAT kind of work, but I
>>> think we'll encounter some technical issues if we try to do that with free
>>> audio software under linux.
>>> For starters, it should require a lot of Library Stacking. Do we have a LOT
>>> of different great quality orchestral free sample libraries?
>> The libraries don't have to be free. They have to be in a format
>> understood by free software. LinuxSampler understands several such
>> library formats, and is an extremely, extremely efficient sample
>> playback engine. It can do more than almost any commercial sample
>> playback software on the same hardware.
> Jan the maker of the soundtracks doesn't agree with you:

I said "they don't have to be free. they have to be in a format
understood by free software".

nothing that jan said contradicts this. what he said was, paraphrased:
more and more sample libraries are released in formats NOT understood
by free software.

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