Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Acid for Linux ? - Pitch shift
From: Darren Landrum (consul_AT_studioconsul.net)
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 04:20:10 EET
On Tuesday, December 10, 2002, at 07:23 PM, Gerasimos Grammatikopoulos
> They are mostly .wavs, some .mp3s. Acid can also use their proprietary
> called .pca (perfect clarity audio - a lossless compression that lives
> to its
> name) along with a really impressive bunch of other formats.
Leave it up to me to not think of the possibility of multiple formats.
That still leaves us with the fact that not all of the Acid loop
libraries will be usable with Alkali, at least not legally.
> A loop library in OAL (Open Audio License)? I'd love to contribute!
I would love to set this up. My programming experience is all in web
apps, so I can start a preliminary design, at the very least.
This site could also include things like patches for all of our various
softsynths, and maybe even a tips and tricks section. Any other
> The basic problem is having the Alkali at hands (kudos for the nice
> name! :)
> Or at least a modular set of tools (each one called
> alkalium-something? :-P)
Thank you. It just seems right. :)
> BTW, yesterday I noticed something on ACID... It was the first time I
> a song directly in mp3 with version 4. Ooops, they allow 20 free mp3
> encodings then you have to register the encoder (I believe to
> thomson?). Heh,
> I'll stick to ogg with acid (and the rest of it too!)
At that point, I think I would just render to a straight wave and then
use LAME. But that's just me. :) Ogg is good, too, though.
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