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Advanced drum machine for GNU/Linux - Hydrogen

Hydrogen is an advanced drum machine for GNU/Linux. It's main goal is to bring professional yet simple and intuitive pattern-based drum programming.

Feature Includes:

    * Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on QT 3.
    * Sample-based stereo audio engine, with import of sound samples in .wav, .au and .aiff formats.
    * Support of samples in compressed FLAC file.

Sequencer and mixer
    * Pattern-based sequencer, with unlimited number of patterns and ability to chain patterns into a song.
    * Up to 64 ticks per pattern with individual level per event and variable pattern length.
    * 32 instrument tracks with volume, mute, solo, pan capabilities.
    * Multi layer support for instruments (up to 16 samples for each instrument).
    * Ability to import/export song files.
    * Unique human velocity, human time, pitch and swing functions.
    * Multiple patterns playing at once.


    * JACK, ALSA, PortAudio and OSS audio drivers.
    * ALSA MIDI and PortMidi input with assignable midi-in channel (1..16, ALL).
    * Import/export of drumkits.
    * Export song to wav file.
    * Export song to midi file.

After having downloaded and decompressed the tar.gz file there's only to:

        $ cd hydrogen-*
        $ ./configure
        $ make
        $ su -c "make install"
Before compiling, check for additional options with:

        $./configure --help
Namely, if you get some error while running Hydrogen and you want to report it remember to configure the makefile with:

        $./configure --enable-debug
Please note that at the moment no binary packaging (.rpm, .deb, ...) is available


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