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1 Tue Jan 30 2007 -- Sweep 0.9.2 Released
2 =======================================
3
4 Sweep is an audio editor and live playback tool for GNU/Linux, BSD and
5 compatible systems. It supports many music and voice formats including
6 WAV, AIFF, Ogg Vorbis, Speex and MP3, with multichannel editing and
7 LADSPA effects plugins. Inside lives a pesky little virtual stylus called
8 Scrubby who enjoys mixing around in your files.
9
10 This release is available as a source tarball at:
11
12     http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sweep/sweep-0.9.2.tar.gz?download
13
14
15 New in this release
16 -------------------
17
18         * ALSA is now the default driver. see README.OSS for oss
19         * minimum supported gtk version raised to 2.4
20         * added the "hand tool" for panning the display with inertia
21           (Radoslaw Korzeniewski)
22         * can now open multiple files via the gtk file selector
23         * implemented accel editing via the usual gtk method
24         * added tdb lock override (Takashi Iwai)
25         * remove support for libsndfile0 (Erik de Castro Lopo)
26         * remove direct flac support as it's supported by libsndfile now
27           (Erik de Castro Lopo)
28         * added a new splash screen (Pascal Klein)
29         * fix segfault when closing windows while others were still loading
30         * other bugs addressed and changes made. run "svn log" on a copy of svn
31           trunk for details, or check http://trac.metadecks.org/timeline
32
33 Further information
34 -------------------
35
36 Screenshots:
37
38     http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/screenshots/
39
40 Some interesting audio recordings of Scrubby are at:
41
42     http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/demos.html
43
44 Sweep is designed to be intuitive and to give you full control. It includes
45 almost everything you would expect in a sample editor, and then some:
46
47         * precise, vinyl like scrubbing
48         * looped, reverse, and pitch-controlled playback
49         * playback mixing of unlimited independent tracks
50         * looped and reverse recording
51         * internationalisation
52         * multichannel and 32 bit floating point PCM file support
53         * support for Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and Speex compressed audio files
54         * sample rate conversion and channel operations
55         * LADSPA 1.1 effects support
56         * multiple views, discontinuous selections
57         * easy keybindings, mouse wheel zooming
58         * unlimited undo/redo with fully revertible edit history
59         * multithreaded background processing
60         * shaded peak/mean waveform rendering, multiple colour schemes
61
62 Sweep is Free Software, available under the GNU General Public License.
63
64 More information is available at:
65
66     http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/
67
68 Thanks to Pixar Animation Studios and CSIRO Australia for supporting the
69 development of this project.
70
71 enjoy :)
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