[LAU] looking for a jack-enabled "guitar tuner"

Andras Simon szajmi at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 08:44:45 EDT 2009

On 7/9/09, Atte Andre Jensen <atte.jensen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I work quite a lot with music made from samples. To ease the process of
> tuning samples, I thought "there might be a good linux tuning software
> outthere", but couldn't really find any, maybe because I don't know what
> to type in google :-)
> I found http://linux-sound.org/guitar.html and also looked at fmit and
> tuneit, but all seem old and a quick build of the two most interesting
> apps, fmit and gtkguitune, failed (we can dig later if those are
> recommended apps).
> So I'm looking for a recommendation: Which jack-enabled software could
> help me tune samples? If it doesn't get confused when the sample
> contains more notes, like a chord it would be great!

I'm not sure about samples, but if it's a guitar tuner you're after,
then you could try the one built into rakarrack. It works quite well
for electric guitar, and not so well for electro-acoustic (but the
same is true for my hardware tuner). It will probably get confused if
pushed too hard...


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