Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 10th Aug 2002 05:42 UTC
Multimedia, AV Browsing Freshmeat tonight, the premier online Linux software repository, I came across to these two great (and brand new) applications, ReBorn and ReZound. Reborn, a Rebirth clone that will soon become open source according to the developer, provides a software emulation of three of Roland's most famous electronic musical instruments. It got me thinking as to how much more viable Linux is today as a professional (or semi-professional) audio platform than it used to be two years ago. Update: On a related multimedia notice, WinAMP 3.0 for Windows was released yesterday.
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Portable library
by Steve Lhomme on Mon 12th Aug 2002 08:03 UTC

If Linux want to succeed in the (pro) audio field, there definitely should be some unification of a multimedia architecture. The OBOS Media Kit could be an option soon (but hardcore Linux fans won't like it since it's sh*t C++).

Also keep in mind that no developper has the time/money to do a plugin for DirectShow, VST and 10 other incompatible architectures. So until someone gets done in the audio community (someone mentioned some mailing lists), nothing will come from the big names. And so the "progress" in audio softwares will be done out of Linux. (while all the rest is focusing on Linux now)