[linux-audio-announce] Sweep 0.9.2 Released

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Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2007 - 1:14 am

Wed Feb 7 2007 -- Sweep 0.9.2 Released

Sweep is an audio editor and live playback tool for GNU/Linux, BSD and
compatible systems. It supports many music and voice formats including
WAV, AIFF, Ogg Vorbis, Speex and MP3, with multichannel editing and
LADSPA effects plugins. Inside lives a pesky little virtual stylus
Scrubby who enjoys mixing around in your files.

This release is available as a source tarball at:


New in this release

* ALSA is now the default driver. see README.OSS for oss
* minimum supported gtk version raised to 2.4
* added the "hand tool" for panning the display with inertia
(Radoslaw Korzeniewski)
* can now open multiple files via the gtk file selector
* implemented accel editing via the usual gtk method
* added tdb lock override (Takashi Iwai)
* remove support for libsndfile0 (Erik de Castro Lopo)
* remove direct flac support as it's supported by libsndfile now
(Erik de Castro Lopo)
* added a new splash screen (Pascal Klein)
* fix segfault when closing windows while others were still loading
* other bugs addressed and changes made. run "svn log" on a copy of svn
trunk for details, or check http://trac.metadecks.org/timeline

Further information



Some interesting audio recordings of Scrubby are at:


Sweep is designed to be intuitive and to give you full control. It
almost everything you would expect in a sample editor, and then some:

* precise, vinyl like scrubbing
* looped, reverse, and pitch-controlled playback
* playback mixing of unlimited independent tracks
* looped and reverse recording
* internationalisation
* multichannel and 32 bit floating point PCM file support
* support for Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and Speex compressed audio files
* sample rate conversion and channel operations
* LADSPA 1.1 effects support
* multiple views, discontinuous selections
* easy keybindings, mouse wheel zooming
* unlimited undo/redo with fully revertible edit history
* multithreaded background processing
* shaded peak/mean waveform rendering, multiple colour schemes

Sweep is Free Software, available under the GNU General Public License.

More information is available at:


Thanks to Pixar Animation Studios and CSIRO Australia for supporting the
development of this project.

enjoy :)

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