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Old 10-16-2005, 11:20 PM   #1
waelaltaqi
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Need Mutli track recording


i need a sfotware fo multitrack recording ... i need something similar to Cool Edit Pro in windows ...... i need to record , mix , compress and make effects for multiple tracks recorder from multiple musical instruments ...... anybody help ?????


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Old 10-17-2005, 05:12 AM   #2
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Audacity and Rosegarden

Hi!

Have you tried these?

Audacity does a nice multitrack recording studio:
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Rosegarden is eqivalent to Cubase:
http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/

There are two linux operating systems that are primarily set up for audio recording:

The Agnula Project:
http://www.agnula.org/

Dynebolic:
http://www.dynebolic.org/

Not sure what to suggest as a closest equivalent for Cool Edit Pro, but I hope these will get you started!

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Old 10-17-2005, 10:34 AM   #3
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I would personally recomend an application called ardour.
It's a bit hard to set up and there are plenty of good optimisation features that you might want to do, i suggest joining #ardour at irc.freenode.org and ask over there how to set it up with jack and realtime-lsm...

www.ardour.org
 
Old 10-17-2005, 01:47 PM   #4
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muse is also good for midi recording and
there is a user interface in tcl/tk to ecasound which is a powerfull cammand line recording tool
i think it's called TkEca or something like that look on the ecasound website
also a very cool mixing program called jamin

it's very hard to explain how it all works together but it's best if you are new to try a music oriented distribution (i like demudi) debian - music - distribution

otherwise you need to build a new kernel with a security module to enable real time clock access or run all audio apps with sudo or as root
then the apps that do the thing are
LADCCAD -- session manager
LADSPA -- effects plugins
QJACKCTL -- for running jack and showing connections
JACK -- low latency sound server
ARDOUR -- multi track recorder

Last edited by foo_bar_foo; 10-17-2005 at 02:35 PM.
 
Old 10-18-2005, 09:08 AM   #5
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I am actually writing a tutorial which you can follow at:
slackmartian.afraid.org
 
  


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