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Linux DAW supports Windows VST plugs

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It's gettin' there...


MusE is a multitrack virtual studio for Linux that has support for sequencing of both MIDI and audio and has, among other things, support for LADSPA, Jack and ALSA. MusE aims to be a complete multitrack virtual studio for Linux, it is published under the GNU General Public License.


v0.7 has just been released and it now supports Windows VST plug-ins!


Feature Highlights:

NEW Advanced jack audio routing possibilities.

NEW Automation architecture for both midi and audio.

Improved Better midi controller abstraction: available midi controller can be defined in instrument definition file (*.idf).

Improved Integrated mixer with:

NEW Unlimited number of inputs.

NEW Unlimited number of outputs.

NEW Unlimited number of tracks.

NEW Unlimited number of aux's.

LADSPA effects on all track types, both before and after fader.

Stereo/Mono track types.

Improved interface changes, the TrackInfo pane is used more.

Improved Midi instrument definition files (*.idf).

Improved Lots of customization options.

NEW Shortcut editor.

NEW Drag and drop import of midi files.

NEW Drag and drop import of wave files.

Standard midifile (smf) import-/export.

RTC (Real time clock) use for rock solid timing.

Advanced arranger with track and part abstractions.

MIDI editors:


Drum editor.

List editors.

Controller editors.

Realtime editing of "everything".

Unlimited number of open editors.

Unlimited undo/redo.

Realtime and step-recording.

Multiple midi devices.

Unlimited number of tracks, both midi and audio.

Audio playback/recording.

Sync to external and internal devices/applications:


Midi Clock.


NEW Jack transport enabled.

LADSPA effects.

Integrated softsynth architecture M.E.S.S

Several internal synths available.

Simple architecture for adding more synths.

NEW support for industry standard Windows VSTi softsynths.

JACK enabled.

ALSA sequencer client.

LASH enabled (formerly LADCCA).

Raw midi device usage through ALSA.

XML based project files.

XML based configuration files.

project file contains complete app state (session data).

Application spanning Cut/Paste Drag/Drop.

uses C++, QT3.2 GUI Library, STL.

And the most important feature for a free application:


GPL Licensed.

"For instance" is not proof.


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