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

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Thu Jul 9 13:06:57 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 02:44:45PM +0200, Andras Simon wrote:
> 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...

I love fmit. Great tuner app. I've used it to impress non-Linux-using guitar players and studio engineers too.


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