From: Paul Wayper <paulway@ma...> - 2007-12-04 21:59:27
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Tobias Doerffel wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 4. Dezember 2007 12:31:03 schrieb Paul Wayper:
>> 1) What is the purpose of the "Freeze" function in the Beat + Bassline
>> Editor? My experiments so far show that when you 'freeze' a pattern it
>> remains playing the old notes until you 'thaw' it, but it shows a
>> 'refreeze' button at that point, and you cannot freeze a pattern while it's
>> being played back.
> Freezing patterns renders them and saves the output in an internal buffer.
> When playing this pattern no CPU-intensive rendering is neccessary and only
> the internal buffer played. This way you can play and edit big projects, your
> computer normally would not be able to process.
Ah, that makes sense of it. Thanks!
Out of interest, now that we have a multi-threaded render, is there any reason
why you couldn't freeze a pattern during playback, by rendering it in a
It might also make sense, in the context of allowing low-end
>> 2) What file formats can LMMS import? Are there any limitations that I
>> should mention in the documentation?
> standard-MIDI-files and FLP-files (very experimental!)
>> 3) Is there any plan to export MIDI files, or do I just save with the
>> extension .mid?
> currently not. Add it to the roadmap.
Cool! Thanks for all this Toby. I know I'm constantly bugging you developers
with these questions, but I hope the results are worth it. Keep up the great
work! The more I go through the features of LMMS the more I'm convinced that
it's an absolutely feature-packed full music composition and synthesis package.
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> Cool! Thanks for all this Toby. I know I'm constantly bugging you
> with these questions, but I hope the results are worth it. Keep up the
> work! The more I go through the features of LMMS the more I'm convinced
> it's an absolutely feature-packed full music composition and synthesis
Thats because it is feature-packed. =)