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View Poll Results: Audio Authoring Application of the Year
Audacity 440 67.07%
Ardour 38 5.79%
Muse 8 1.22%
LAME 115 17.53%
Rosegarden 48 7.32%
GNUsound 7 1.07%
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Old 02-01-2007, 04:06 AM   #31
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I fail to see the common denominator of all those programs. How can you possibly choose audacity over lame, or the other way around? I use Ardour as daw, Audacity for quick editing, lame for encoding...
Old 02-01-2007, 05:44 AM   #32
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audacity , obviously
Old 02-01-2007, 11:31 AM   #33
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How about LMMS? it's better than all of those!
Old 02-06-2007, 10:10 PM   #34
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Yes lmms is impressive - I found it useful and easy to get up and running. Maybe not as many features or as pretty as some but so much nicer to work with in my opinion. Definitely deserves inclusion on the list

You reading these comments Jeremy ???
Old 02-07-2007, 07:21 PM   #35
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This is one area where windoze software spanks Linux and sends it whimpering away in a corner. Cakewalk and protools have no counterpart in Linux, although audacity is coming along. Needs better hardware support, filters and stuff yet..
Old 02-08-2007, 12:58 AM   #36
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Lame takes my vote.
Old 02-08-2007, 06:55 PM   #37
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hmm lame is for mp3 which all of the above use . Kinda in the wrong catagory. I like audacity but haven't tried the others yet so i wont vote yet
Old 02-18-2007, 12:24 PM   #38
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My favourite is a Windows program which runs well under wine. MP3 direct cut. Is there any other program that can do what it does without re-encoding the files?
Old 02-18-2007, 01:10 PM   #39
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Audacity does everything I need re: audio. I must not require too much
Old 02-19-2007, 03:29 AM   #40
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Audacity is cool
Old 02-19-2007, 04:43 AM   #41
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Lame is in essence a conversion tool. How would that be an AUTHORING tool? geez..
Old 02-19-2007, 04:57 AM   #42
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Try playing with LMMS, all the functionality of windows Fruity Loops, but for Linux. This is well worth considering!
Old 02-26-2007, 08:53 AM   #43
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Cakewalk and protools have no counterpart in Linux
Sadly, I must agree Poet. Although I'm familiar w/ProTools (cakewalk a LONG time ago), I use Reason, Cubase & FruityLoops way, way more.

Thx for the link, Smudge. I will definitely be investigating LMMS as it does look somewhat like FruityLoops. Whether or not it can hang w/the heavyweights of other studio-quality software, I'll have to see for myself (sure would be nice though, not to have to run Win at ALL!).
Old 02-27-2007, 08:58 PM   #44
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Thumbs up new to linux,

here's the proof

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Old 02-27-2007, 08:59 PM   #45
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Thumbs up ...seeking some pointers about AUDIO

Hi. I've wandered over here from the noobie section. Figuring there are folks in this forum who know, can you point me to some resources for linux audio?

Specifically, I'm using Fedora, firewire, Audacity, and FLAC. I think.

And maybe JACK, once I figure out why I want it.


Last edited by armchair rambo; 02-27-2007 at 09:03 PM. Reason: i'm an idiot. still.


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