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orDrumbox 0.9.08 released

orDrumbox 0.9.08 is released, this is not a stable version.
ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming
with automatic music composition capabilities.
Need Java JRE 1.6 or superior version

Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

Files:
ordrumbox-V0.9.08-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.
ordrumbox-V0.9.08.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.08.jar"
* setup-ordrumbox-0.9.08-win32.exe is a automatic install/uninstall file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples ... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2012-01-07

orDrumbox 0.9.07 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities. Need Java JRE 1.6 or superior version Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information. orDrumbox 0.9.07 is released, this is not a stable version (check 0.8.05 for more stable version). Files: * ordrumbox-V0.9.07-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool. * ordrumbox-V0.9.07.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.07.jar" * setup-ordrumbox-0.9.07-win32.exe is a automatic install/uninstall file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples Changes: * Bug fix (bug reported by users on http://www.ordrumbox.com/forum.php feel free to report new bugs ) * data files in user directory New: * new GUI * export song as midi file Warning: If you have installed a previous version of ordrumbox, first save your own data (customs songs and drumkits) if necessary and then you should run the ordrumbox uninstaller and check "Force the deletion". You can also delete the ordrumbox directory. User guide is available at, but is quite obsolete and should be rewritten: http://www.ordrumbox.com/doc.php FAQ is available at http://www.ordrumbox.com/faq.php Video tutorial is available at http://www.ordrumbox.com/videoTutorial.php Ask question in the forum (we need tests and bug report, so you can report here) http://www.ordrumbox.com/forum.php

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2011-09-16

orDrumbox 0.9.06 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities.
Need Java JRE 1.6
Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

orDrumbox 0.9.06 is released, this is not a stable version (check 0.8.05 for more stable version).

Files:
ordrumbox-V0.9.06-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.
ordrumbox-V0.9.06.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.06.jar"
* setup-ordrumbox-0.9.06-win32.exe is a automatic install/uninstall file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples ... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2011-06-23

orDrumbox 0.9.05 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming
with automatic music composition capabilities.
Need Java JRE 1.6

Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

orDrumbox 0.9.05 is released, this is not a stable version (check 0.8.05 for more stable version).

Files:
ordrumbox-V0.9.05-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.
ordrumbox-V0.9.05.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.05.jar"
* setup-ordrumbox-0.9.05-win32.exe is a automatic install/uninstall file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples ... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2011-04-16

orDrumbox 0.9.04 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming
with automatic music composition capabilities.
Need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun.

Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

orDrumbox 0.9.04 is released, this is not a stable version (check 0.8.05 for more stable version).

Files:
ordrumbox-V0.9.04-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.
ordrumbox-V0.9.04.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command-line "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.04.jar"
* setup-ordrumbox-0.9.04-win32.exe is a automatic install/uninstall file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples ... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2011-03-19

orDrumbox 0.9.03 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities. Main features are : Pattern Seqencer, Drumkit editor, Piano Roll, Step Sequencer, Sound Generation, Soft Synth, Midi files import/export, Wave file import/export.
Need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun.

Changes:
* bug fix:
many bugs fixed since 0.9.02

Check http://www.ordrumbox.com for any information.

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2011-02-07

orDrumbox 0.9.02 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities. Main features are : Pattern Seqencer, Drumkit editor, Piano Roll, Step Sequencer, Sound Generation, Soft Synth, Midi files import/export, Wave file import/export.
Need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun.

Changes:
bug fix: toggle autoassign sound / can save a song with manual sound assignation
GUI enhancement (collapse/expand some windows)... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2010-07-03

orDrumbox 0.9.01 released

Changes:
Some GUI enhancements
Some minor GUI bugs fixed ( on clear pattern command)
* midi export for patterns

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities. Main features are : Pattern Seqencer, Drumkit editor, Piano Roll, Step Sequencer, Sound Generation, Soft Synth, Midi files import/export, Wave file import/export.
Need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun.... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2010-06-21

orDrumbox 0.9.00 released new build

New build for orDrumbox 0.9.00 some bugs fixed
menu clear song (to satrt a song from scratch) was missing <- fixed
add new in sequancer was not working <- fixed

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities. need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun.

Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2010-02-19

orDrumbox 0.9.00 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities. need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun.

Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

orDrumbox 0.9.00 is released, this is not a stable version (check 0.8.05 for more stable version).
- Some features don't work (i.e. midi import, sound generation, etc...)
- Many features have not been tested on every platform and can be buggy
- Feedbacks are welcome
anyway, main features have been tested on linux (ubuntu 9.10) and windows (vista) platforms.... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2010-02-17

New Online Demo

New online demo is available here: http://www.ordrumbox.com/online-drum-machine.php
This demo use the new ordrumbox sound engine, this sound engine and a large part of the GUI will be available in a future release of ordrumbox desktop application.
Comments are welcome for this online demo

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2009-10-15

ordrumbox 0.8.04 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities.

need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun
check http://www.ordrumbox.com

ordrumbox 0.8.04 is released

  • ordrumbox-V0.8.04-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.

  • ordrumbox-V0.8.04.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.8.04.jar"

  • setup-ordrumbox-0.8.04-win32.exe is a automatic
    installation/desinstallation file for windows including the
    complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples

Changes:
display stereo samples
export bug fixed

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2008-12-20

ordrumbox: 0.8.03 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities.

need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun
check http://www.ordrumbox.com

ordrumbox 0.8.03 is released

  • ordrumbox-V0.8.03-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.

  • ordrumbox-V0.8.03.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.8.03.jar"

  • setup-ordrumbox-0.8.03-win32.exe is a automatic
    installation/desinstallation file for windows including the
    complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples

Changes:
new GUI
some bugs fixed !

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2008-10-06

ordrumbox 0.8.02 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities.

need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun
check http://www.ordrumbox.com

ordrumbox 0.8.02 is released

  • ordrumbox-V0.8.02-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.

  • ordrumbox-V0.8.02.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.8.02.jar"... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2008-09-19

ordrumbox 0.8.01 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities.
need Java JRE 1.5 from Sun
check http://www.ordrumbox.com

ordrumbox 0.8.01 is released

New in this release:
new sound engine, faster!
updated GUI

  • ordrumbox-V0.8.01-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.... read more
Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2008-08-23

ordrumbox 0.7.07 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities.
need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun
check http://www.ordrumbox.com

ordrumbox 0.7.07 is released

  • ordrumbox-V0.7.07-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.

  • ordrumbox-V0.7.07.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.7.07.jar"

  • setup-ordrumbox-0.7.07-win32.exe is a automatic installation/desinstallation file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples

Changes:
cosmetic changes(icons)
GUI rendering optimisations
some minor bugs fixed (automatic composition)
a 'check for new version' help screen

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2008-03-08

ordrumbox 0.7.06 released

ordrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities.
need Java JRE 1.6 from Sun
check http://www.ordrumbox.com

ordrumbox 0.7.06 is released

  • ordrumbox-V0.7.06-src.zip : the sources files for this release. The file build.xml in the directory will compile all the application with the ANT tool.

  • ordrumbox-V0.7.06.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.7.06.jar"

  • setup-ordrumbox-0.7.06-win32.exe is a automatic installation/desinstallation file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and song samples

Changes:

Some bugs fixed
* recent files menus

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2008-01-26

ordrumbox 0.7.05 released

orDrumbox is a fully-featured drum machine and audio sequencer that is pattern oriented, has an automatic composer, automatic sound assignations, custom drum kits, sound generation functions, and the ability to import and export songs as wav files .
You can compose beats even with polyrhythms, bass line and complete songs using included drum kits with the audio sequencer functions.

This version need Java JRE 1.5 from Sun
The setup-ordrumbox-0.7.05.exe file is a automatic installation/desinstallation programm for windows including the complete ordrumbox desktop application, drumkits and song samples.

New in this version:
Many bugs were fixed, including the "render as wav" bug.
Sound rendering was improved.
Polyphonic mode is back online.
Multiple Undo is back online.
A better GUI that can move tracks is used.
Sound can be automatically generated if there is no drumkit.
Users can add comments in songs.

Posted by ordrumbox team 2007-05-04

ordrumbox 0.7.04 released

The orDrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities. You can compose beats even with polyrhythms, bass line and complete songs using included drum kits with the audio sequencer functions.

This version need Java JRE 1.5 from Sun

  • setup-ordrumbox-0.7.04.exe is a automatic installation/desinstallation file for windows including the complete ordrumbox desktop application and drumkits and song samples.

Changes:
New in this version:
Many bugs fixed !!!... read more

Posted by ordrumbox team 2007-03-30

ordrumbox 0.7.03 released

The orDrumbox is a software drum machine, designed to a creative pattern based way of drum programming with automatic music composition capabilities. You can compose beats even with polyrhythms, bass line and complete songs using included drum kits with the audio sequencer functions.

This version need Java JRE 1.5 from Sun

  • setup-ordrumbox-0.7.03.exe is a automatic installation/desinstallation file for windows including the complete ordrumbox desktop application and drumkits and song samples. ... read more
Posted by ordrumbox team 2007-03-17

ordrumbox 0.7.01 released (drum machine)

ordrumbox is a software drum machine
and an audio sequencer written in java
and under GPL licence.
This version needs JRE 1.5 or JDK 1.5
Complete documentation is available at
http://www.ordrumbox.com
This release contains sounds, a drumkit
and a demo song.
You can download the ordrumbox from:
http://www.ordrumbox.com/download.php

New in this version

This is a major release, all the graphical
user interface was released... read more

Posted by ordrumbox team 2006-10-29

ordrumbox 0.6.05 released

orDrumbox is a software drum machine
and an audio sequencer written in java
and under GPL licence.
This version needs JRE 1.5 or JDK 1.5
Complete documentation is available at
http://www.ordrumbox.com
This release contains sounds, a drumkit
and a demo song.
You can download the ordrumbox from:
http://www.ordrumbox.com/download.php

Video tutorial is available at:
http://www.ordrumbox.com/videoTutorial.php

New in this version
binaire/ternaire switch
zoom/dezoom pattern
* new sounds for demo drumkit included in jar file

Posted by ordrumbox team 2006-08-19

ordrumbox 0.6.04 released

orDrumbox is a software drum machine
and an audio sequencer written in java
and under GPL licence.
This version needs JRE 1.5 or JDK 1.5
Complete documentation is available at
http://www.ordrumbox.com
This release contains sounds, a drumkit
and a demo song.
You can download the ordrumbox from:
http://www.ordrumbox.com/download.php

Video tutorial is available at:
http://www.ordrumbox.com/videoTutorial.php... read more

Posted by ordrumbox team 2006-07-24

ordrumbox 0.6.03 released

This release is the version 0.6.03 of desktop java/swing application for the orDrumbox.
orDrumbox is a "software drum machine" written in java and under GPL licence.
This version needs JRE 1.4 or JDK 1.4 or sup

See complete documentation at http://www.ordrumbox.com
This release contains sounds, drumkits and demo songs

  • orDrumbox-0.6.03-src.tar.gz : the sources files for this release.
    The file build.xml in the directory ./utils will compile all
    the application with the ANT tool.... read more
Posted by ordrumbox team 2006-06-21

ordumbox applet v2.0 released

orDrumbox is a software drum machine written in java and under GPL license working with windows XP/Linux and Mac OS X.

See complete doc, tutorial, samples, songs and demo at http://www.ordrumbox.com

This release is the applet version of the ordrumbox. It's run in any browser using the a 1.5 java JVM plugin

Demo song and drumkits are customisable using xml files
You can use this applet in your website with your own pattern/songs... read more

Posted by ordrumbox team 2006-06-17