Version 1.5.0 of Rosegarden is now available (in source code form, as usual).
This release contains a number of new features, most notably audio segment time-stretching support, and a many usability improvements particularly in the matrix view. This is also an interesting release from a developer perspective, because the source code has been completely reorganised into a new directory structure with a far more consistent file naming and organisation scheme.
- Add time-stretching for audio segments (ctrl-drag the edge of the segment).
- Add import and sample-rate conversion helper for arbitrary audio file types.
- Add helpful context help to status bar in track and matrix editors.
- Various improvements to the usability and friendliness of the matrix editor: do a better job of remembering settings, make the snap-to-grid behaviour more intuitive and pleasing, make better use of cursor changes, add quick-copy by dragging with Ctrl pressed, fix several bugs.
- Add tempo tapping to tempo dialog.
- Further fixes and enhancements to Lilypond export.
- New Invert, Retrograde, Retrograde Invert editing functions.
- Make transport window remember its previous location.
- More helpful warning dialogs on startup if something fails to start properly.
- Change build system from scons to cmake.
- Reorganised code into a new directory structure with a far more consistent file naming and organisation scheme.