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Postby fladd; Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:21 pm Possibility for a Linux build?

Hi there,

is there any chance of a Linux build? I would gladly pay for the Pro version if it was available on Linux.
1348 posts since 27 May, 2005, from Stockholm

Postby elcallio; Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:57 pm Re: Possibility for a Linux build?

Not likely. Very small market for very much work (porting UI libs etc). Otoh, it might be that you can run the plugin under Wine?
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408 posts since 27 Oct, 2004

Postby fladd; Sat Feb 22, 2014 3:27 pm Re: Possibility for a Linux build?

I think some people are seriously underestimating the market there. Others don't: Keep in mind that recently also a lot of DAWs were ported to Linux (Energy XT2, Renoise, Tracktion, Bitwig Studio). A really good Sampler is still missing, though. You already have an OSX version, right? Porting might from there not be so much work afterall. I would encourage you to look into it again and reconsider.
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858 posts since 23 Jun, 2007, from Findlay OH USA

Postby StudioDave; Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:13 am Re: Possibility for a Linux build?

Count me in as another who would gladly purchase the Pro version for Linux (Hey, that's two of us ! :) ). I'm testing Bitwig now, it would be very cool to have this sampler running along with BWS. HOWEVER: I do understand the work involved, it can be non-trivial and yes, the Linux audio market is terribly small compared to Win/Mac. No-one can fault you for not taking up the (possibly formidable) task.

I tried running TX16Wx under Wine quite a while ago, the GUI wasn't properly rendered IIRC, and most controls were unresponsive. Of course, these problems are due to Wine, not your plugin. I'll try again with your most recent version.

But I want to say that I admire the work you've done on the TX16Wx. I owned a Yamaha TX16W back in the day, loved its capabilities and sound. Nice to see that others felt the same.

Best regards,

Dave Phillips
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Postby lzap; Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:59 am Re: Possibility for a Linux build?

Count me in too. Well that's four, I understand. But Linux desperately need a decent sampler. There's only LinuxSampler with GIG/SFZ support but that's essentially all.

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