Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2

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To: Aurélien <blablack@...>
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Date: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 5:17 am

On Wed, 2011-07-13 at 22:55 +0100, Aurélien Leblond wrote:

Indeed. To provide the simple high-level "modular synth" approach
comparable to AMS we need some new plugins...

> - extract the AMS internal modules and create LV2 plugins from them...

++

> - first of all, would porting the AMS modules to LV2 change the sound?

Nope.

> - is it actually possible to do it? Or did I miss something?

Yep.

> - what is the future of Ingen? Altough it has be around for a while,

It is currently unreleased, and has been for a very long time. I am
aware this situation is less than ideal :) It will be stable/released
at some point. My work on LV2 is pretty much a direct offshoot of
working on Ingen - if you want a powerful modular environment that uses
(almost) exclusively generic plugins, you first need a powerful enough
generic plugin interface. We're getting there. :)

The nice thing about generic plugins, though, is that porting e.g. the
AMS modules to LV2 benefits any program that uses LV2 plugins. Ingen
will some day fill that role (and more, being designed to go beyond the
VCO/VCA/VCF "modular synth" thing into Max/Pd like territory). I am, of
course, biased, but personally I think porting any valuable DSP bits
currently jailed within a single program to (LV2) plugins is one of the
best contributions to LAD that could be made right now.

-dr

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Messages in current thread:
[LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, Aurélien Leblond, (Wed Jul 13, 9:55 pm)
Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, David Robillard, (Thu Jul 14, 5:17 am)
Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, Renato, (Thu Jul 14, 6:19 am)
Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, Aurélien Leblond, (Thu Jul 14, 10:43 am)
Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, David Robillard, (Thu Jul 14, 4:01 pm)
Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, Aurélien Leblond, (Thu Jul 14, 5:17 pm)
Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, Olivier Guilyardi, (Thu Jul 14, 1:24 pm)
Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, rosea grammostola, (Thu Jul 14, 10:48 am)
Re: [LAD] AlsaModularSynth and LV2, Fons Adriaensen, (Wed Jul 13, 11:08 pm)