[LAU] Sonic Visualiser v1.5 now available!

Roger gurusonic at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 20:58:21 EDT 2009

Chris Cannam wrote:
> Sonic Visualiser is an application for inspecting and analysing the
> contents of music audio files. It combines powerful waveform and
> spectral visualisation tools with automated feature extraction plugins
> and annotation capabilities.
> Version 1.5 of Sonic Visualiser is now available.
>   http://www.sonicvisualiser.org/
> This release contains a small number of new features and a larger
> number of bug fixes over the previous 1.4 release.  For more details,
> please read the release notes at:
>   https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=668854
> Sonic Visualiser contains advanced waveform and spectrogram viewers,
> as well as editors for many sorts of audio annotations. Besides
> visualisation, it can make and play selections based on the locations
> of automatically detected features, seamlessly loop playback of single
> or multiple noncontiguous regions, synthesise annotations for
> playback, slow down playback while retaining display synchronisation,
> and show the ongoing alignment in time between multiple recordings of
> a piece with different timings.
> Sonic Visualiser supports the Vamp plugin API for plugins that extract
> descriptive or analytical data from audio.  Vamp plugins for onset,
> pitch and note detection, tempo tracking, chromagram analysis,
> constant-Q spectrogram, spectral centroid, power curve, key
> estimation, tonal change detection, harmonic spectrogram, structural
> segmentation, timbral similarity, audio alignment calculation and a
> large number of low-level spectral features are available.  There is
> also a comprehensive SDK for use by developers of Vamp plugins and
> hosts.  For more information about Vamp plugins, please see:
>   http://www.vamp-plugins.org/
> Sonic Visualiser was developed at the Centre for Digital Music, Queen
> Mary, University of London:
>   http://www.elec.qmul.ac.uk/digitalmusic/
> Ongoing work on Sonic Visualiser and audio feature representation in
> the semantic web is carried out as part of the OMRAS2 project funded
> by the EPSRC.  See
>   http://omras2.org/
> for more information.
> Sonic Visualiser is Free Software distributed under the GNU General
> Public License.  The 1.5 release is available now in source code form
> or as binaries for Linux, OS/X, and Windows.
> Chris
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