Version 2.0 of MusE, the multitrack virtual studio for Linux, is now available.
The big changes since 1.1 are:
- Moved to qt4, this affects the visuals and potentially improved portability.
- Graphical automation in the arranger.
- A new score editor.
- MusE now defaults to using MIDI through Jack, -A enables native alsa support.
- New style MDI GUI with a bunch of configuration options to satisfy all tastes.
- Redone MIDI editing tool dialogs with lots of new functionality.
- Lots and lots and lots of internal small and big changes to improve stability, speed and functionality.
- PSIIF support.
A much condensed list of changes since the last beta are as follows:
- Sync fix: MusE now records tempo changes from externally clocked MIDI.
- Audio controller playback has smooth frame resolution even with large audio buffers.
- Feature: MIDI control of audio parameters.
- Lots of automation improvements.
- Switched to use JACK MIDI.
- Added: -A switch: "Force inclusion of ALSA MIDI even if using Jack".
- Lots of leaks removed.
- Added colorhints to iR and oR routing buttons.
- Templates: File dialog: Lots of changes.
- Lots of widget focus fixes.
- Allow loading of DSSI synths in LADSPA browser.
- MIDI editors: Added "Delta Mode" button to Note Info toolbar.