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LMMS: 0.4.9 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

We're glad to announce the availability of LMMS 0.4.9. This version is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series. It fixes most of the bugs found in version 0.4.8. Thanks to all who helped make this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)!... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2010-12-16

LMMS: 0.4.8 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

We're glad to announce the availability of LMMS 0.4.8. This version is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series. It fixes most of the (plenty) bugs found in version 0.4.7. Thanks to all who helped make this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)!... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2010-09-02

LMMS: 0.4.7 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

We're glad to announce the availability of LMMS 0.4.7. This version is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series. It fixes most of the bugs found in version 0.4.6. Thanks to all who helped make this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)!... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2010-08-06

LMMS: 0.4.6 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

LMMS 0.4.6 is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series. It fixes most of the bugs found in version 0.4.5. Thanks to all who helped make this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)!... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2009-12-25

LMMS: 0.4.5 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

LMMS 0.4.5 is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series. It fixes most of the bugs found in version 0.4.4. Thanks to all who helped make this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)!... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2009-08-11

LMMS: 0.4.4 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

Version 0.4.4 is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series. It fixes most of the bugs found in version 0.4.3 and has improved stability. Thanks to all who helped making up this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)! ... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2009-05-04

LMMS: 0.4.3 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

Version 0.4.3 is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series. It fixes most of the bugs found in version 0.4.2 and brings in improvements on performance and stability. Thanks to all who helped making up this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)!... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2009-02-23

LMMS: 0.4.1 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

Version 0.4.1 is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series. It fixes most of the bugs found in 0.4.0. Furthermore various components have been improved to work more reliable and/or userfriendly. Thanks to all who helped making up this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)!... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2008-12-18

LMMS: 0.4.0 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

After 15 months of hard work we're proud to announce the availability of LMMS 0.4.0, the Qt4-based successor of the 0.3.x series. Thanks to all who helped making up this release (especially those who kept up testing and reporting bugs)!... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2008-11-01

LMMS: 0.4.0 RC3 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

There were sevaral major issues in 0.4.0 RC2 which are fixed now. Furthermore there're various changes to be tested before final 0.4.0. That's why there's this 3rd RC.... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2008-10-20

LMMS: 0.4.0 RC2 released

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

This is the last testing release and aims to have final release qualities. Various minor and major bugs have been fixed since 0.4.0 RC1 as well as some minor improvements were introduced.... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2008-09-23

LMMS: 0.4.0 RC1 released

LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a complete suite for digital music-production under Linux. It provides software-synthesizers, samples, full MIDI-support, FX-mixer, event-automation and much more.

LMMS 0.4.0 RC1 fixes all bugs found in 0.4.0 Beta2 and adds various small new features.

Detailed changes:

* win32 build with latest GCC 4.3.2
* introduced remotePlugin framework for allowing various special plugins to be built and usable for all platforms
* added VST support for win32-version
* added PAPU instrument (for chiptune music)
* added PortAudio support (currently only on Linux)
* added initial simple support for recording into sample-tracks (currently only supported on Linux)
* added support for directly entering triplet notes
* added basic support for deleting controllers (only peakController isn't handled yet)
* improved and unified appearence of user interface
* improved filebrowser for not crashing at preview anymore and handle more filetypes for previewing (such as SF2 files etc.)
* fixed broken WinMM MIDI driver in win32-version
* fixed MIDI output which didn't work at all in beta2
* fixed freeze when adding BB-tracks
* properly save and restore position, size, visibility and state of subwindows
* save LADSPA effect filenames without extension and add correct one (depending on platform built for) when loading settings - fixes missing effects when loading songs in Windows which were made in Linux and vice versa
* improved internal handling of MIDI messages
* fixed clicks and pops in SID instrument
* improved Piano-Roll paste behavior - instead of pasting at 0, paste at the quantized location of the time-line's position-indicator
* fixed crashes related to adding/removing items in Song Editor
* added better information on how to build VST support on x86_64 Linux
* fixed various other crashes, see bug tracker for details
* Patman instrument: per default enable loop mode per default and apply soft release at the end
* on Linux don't forget to install manpage... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2008-09-09

LMMS: 0.4.0 Beta2 released

LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a complete suite for digital music-production under Linux. It provides software-synthesizers, samples, full MIDI-support, FX-mixer, event-automation and much more.

LMMS 0.4.0 Beta2 fixes some critical issues found in 0.4.0 Beta1.

Detailed changes:

* win32-build now has a properly built SDL.dll which fixes the 100% CPU-usage bug
* do not fail when building with "make -jX"
* improved summary-page after cmake-run
* improved drag'n'drop of controls
* made base-note of instrument-track freely automatable
* when saving paths to samples, try to make them relative in win32-version (Linux-version always had that)
* fixed keycodes for test-piano in win32-version
* implemented correct behaviour when cloning BB-tracks
* fixed strange ALSA-sequencer behaviour when using MIDI-controllers and controlling intrument-tracks via MIDI
* fixed notes appearing multiple times in pattern when recording from MIDI-device
* fixed selection of all bars in automation-editor via Ctrl+A
* fixed crashes when automating start- and end-point in AudioFileProcessor
* fixed moving selected notes in piano-roll
* fixed loading presets when dragging them onto existing instrument-track-window
* improved controller-behaviour for integer-number models
* properly handle missing trailing slash in working-directory path
* update combobox in BB-editor when renaming BB-track
* always update knobs when controlled via MIDI
* fixed MIDI-related crash
* sf2player: fixed reverb/chorus after change of samplerate
* controllers: added loop-detection
* improved documentation of commandline options... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2008-08-25

LMMS 0.3.2 released

LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a complete suite for digital music-production under Linux. It provides software-synthesizers, samples, MIDI-support, effects, event-automation and much more.

LMMS 0.3.2 fixes some minor bugs found in version 0.3.1 and has various small improvements.

Detailed changes:

- made VST-GUI work with recent WINE-versions
- improved painting of volume-lines in piano-roll
- fixed compilation issues with GCC 4.3
- fixed bugs in effect-chain
- improved project-unloading time
- fixed wrong signal-slot-connection which made gate-parameter of effects not working
- on MIDI-import load Patman-plugin instead of TripleOsc and try to load patch according to program-change-events
- various other small fixes, see ChangeLog for details... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2008-03-09

LMMS 0.3.1 released

LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a complete suite for digital music-production under Linux. It provides software-synthesizers, samples, MIDI-support, effects, event-automation and much more.

After a great 0.3.0 release, LMMS 0.3.1 brings important bug-fixes (especially segfaults) and also adds some small new features such as DrumSynth-support and a new effect-plugin.

Detailed changes:

- fixed lot of various segfaults
- fixed possible deadlock when loading VeSTige-plugin
- fixed security-issue in LVSL where other users could read/write communication-pipe
- fixed file-filter in sample-selection-dialog
- added support for DrumSynth-files and a huge collection of such samples
- improved piano-roll usability by better quantizing new notes in edit-mode
- added simple StereoEnhancer-effect-plugin... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2007-11-12

LMMS 0.3.0 finally released

LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a complete suite for digital music-production under Linux. It provides software-synthesizers, samples, MIDI-support, effects, event-automation and much more.

After more than 12 months of work LMMS 0.3.0 is now available. This release is a big milestone as it brings lot of new features and (according to own experiences and the reports of other users) at the same time it is probably the most stable version of LMMS we ever had (which is even more important).... read more

Posted by Tobias Doerffel 2007-08-20