[Jack-Devel] [ANN] QjackCtl 0.3.13, Qsynth 0.3.9, Qsampler 0.3.0 released!

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[Jack-Devel] [ANN] QjackCtl 0.3.13, Qsynth 0.3.9, Qsampler 0.3.0 released!

Rui Nuno Capela
The pre-LAC2015 [1] release frenzy continues... ;)

Now for the next batch...


* QjackCtl - A JACK Audio Connection Kit Qt GUI Interface [2] *

   QjackCtl 0.3.13 is out.

   QjackCtl is a simple Qt application to control the JACK [4] sound
server, for the Linux Audio infrastructure.

website:
   http://qjackctl.sourceforge.net

downloads:
   http://sourceforge.net/projects/qjackctl/files

- source tarball:
   http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qjackctl/qjackctl-0.3.13.tar.gz

- source package:
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qjackctl/qjackctl-0.3.13-22.rncbc.suse132.src.rpm

- binary packages:
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qjackctl/qjackctl-0.3.13-22.rncbc.suse132.i586.rpm
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qjackctl/qjackctl-0.3.13-22.rncbc.suse132.x86_84.rpm

change-log:
- Added application description as freedesktop.org's AppData [9].
- Setup dialog form is now modeless.
- Introducing brand new active patchbay reset/disconnect-all user
preference option.
- Current highlighted client/port connections are now drawn with thicker
connector lines.
- New user preference option on whether to show the nagging 'program
will keep running in the system tray' message, on main window close.
- Connections lines now drawn with anti-aliasing; connections splitter
handles width is now reduced.
- Drop missing or non-existent patchbay definition files from the most
recent used list.


* Qsynth - A FluidSynth Qt GUI Interface [3] *

   Qsynth 0.3.9 is out.

   Qsynth is a FluidSynth [6] GUI front-end application written in C++
around the Qt4 toolkit using Qt Designer.

website:
   http://qsynth.sourceforge.net

downloads:
   http://sourceforge.net/projects/qsynth/files

- source tarball:
   http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qsynth/qsynth-0.3.9.tar.gz

- source package:
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qsynth/qsynth-0.3.9-5.rncbc.suse132.src.rpm

- binary packages:
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qsynth/qsynth-0.3.9-5.rncbc.suse132.i586.rpm
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qsynth/qsynth-0.3.9-5.rncbc.suse132.x86_84.rpm

change-log:
- Added application description as freedesktop.org's AppData [9].
- New user preference option on whether to show the nagging 'program
will keep running in the system tray' message, on main window close.
- Application close confirm warning is now raising the main window as
visible and active for due top level display, especially applicable when
minimized to the system tray.
- A man page has been added.
- Translations install directory change.
- Allow the build system to include an user specified LDFLAGS.
- Czech (cs) translation updated (by Pavel Fric, thanks).


* Qsampler - A LinuxSampler Qt GUI Interface [4] *

   Qsampler 0.3.0 is out.

   Qsampler is a LinuxSampler [7] GUI front-end application written in
C++ around the Qt4 toolkit using Qt Designer.

website:
   http://qsampler.sourceforge.net

downloads:
   http://sourceforge.net/projects/qsampler/files

- source tarball:
   http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qsampler/qsampler-0.3.0.tar.gz

- source package:
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qsampler/qsampler-0.3.0-13.rncbc.suse132.src.rpm

- binary packages:
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qsampler/qsampler-0.3.0-13.rncbc.suse132.i586.rpm
 
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/qsampler/qsampler-0.3.0-13.rncbc.suse132.x86_84.rpm

change-log:
- Added application description as freedesktop.org's AppData [9].
- Added this "Don't ask/show this again" option to some if not most of
the nagging warning/error message boxes.
- Mac OS X: Fixed default path of linuxsampler binary.
- When closing qsampler and showing the user the dialog whether to stop
the LinuxSampler backend, set the default selection to "Yes".
- Master volume slider now getting proper layout when changing its main
toolbar orientation.
- Messages standard output capture has been slightly improved as for
non-blocking i/o, whenever available.
- Adjusted configure check for libgig to detect the new --includedir.
- A man page has beed added (making up Matt Flax's work on debian, thanks).
- Translations install directory change.
- Added support for SF2 instrument names/preset enumeration.
- Added instrument list popup on channel strip which shows up when the
instrument name is clicked. Allows faster switching among instruments of
the same file.
- Adjusted configure check for libgig to detect its new --libdir
(impolitely forcing the user now to have at least libgig 3.3.0).


License:
   QjackCtl, Qsynth and Qsampler are free, open-source software,
distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL)
version 2 [8] or later.


Weblog (upstream support):
   http://www.rncbc.org

See also:
   http://www.rncbc.org/drupal/node/877


References:

[1] LAC2015@JGU-Mainz - Linux Audio Conference 2015
     The Open Source Music and Sound Conference
     April 9-12 @ Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU) Mainz, Germany
     http://lac.linuxaudio.org/2015/

[2] QmidiCtl - A JACK Audio Connection Kit Qt GUI Interface
     http://qmidictl.sourceforge.net

[3] Qsynth - A FluidSynth Qt GUI Interface
     http://qsynth.sourceforge.net

[4] Qsampler - A LinuxSampler Qt GUI Interface
     http://qsampler.sourceforge.net

[5] JACK Audio Connection Kit
     http://jackaudio.org

[6] FluidSynth - A SoundFont Synthesizer
     A real-time software synthesizer based on SoundFont 2 specifications
     http://www.fluidsynth.org

[7] LinuxSampler - The Linux Sampler Project
     A modular, streaming capable, realtime audio sampler
     http://www.linuxsampler.org

[8] GPL - GNU General Public License
     http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html

[9] AppData Specification
     http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/appdata/


Enjoy && have some fun!
--
rncbc aka. Rui Nuno Capela
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