Manual - Table of Contents

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This wiki version of the manual is based on a document originally authored by Rui Nuno Capela, James Laco Hines and Stephen Doonan.


Table of Contents

1 Introduction

1.1 Abstract

1.2 Introduction

2 Installing and Configuring Qtractor

2.1 About Compiling Qtractor from its Source Code

2.2 Preparation--Required and Optional Prerequisites

2.2.1 Mandatory Software

2.2.2 Optional Support Libraries (at build time)

2.3 Downloading Qtractor

2.3.1 Qtractor for Everyone

2.3.2 Qtractor for the Experienced and Adventurous

2.4 Compiling and Installing Qtractor

2.4.1 Standard Compiling and Installation

2.4.2 Compiling for Native Linux VST Support (optional)

2.4.3 Compiling Qtractor with Debugging Code Included

2.5 Qtractor's Configuration Settings File

2.6 Audio and MIDI Input

3 Learning Qtractor--An Example Session

3.1 Preparation

3.2 Importing an Audio File

3.3 Connecting the MIDI data source to Qtractor

3.4 Creating a MIDI track

4 Qtractor--An Overview

4.1 Routing--Connections, Ports, Tracks and Buses

4.1.1 Routing--General Concepts and Information

4.1.2 Routing in Qtractor

4.1.3 Routing--Technical Notes

4.2 Qtractor's Main Window and Work Area

4.3 Understanding a Qtractor Session (recording or editing)

4.3.1 Session Audio Sample Rate

4.3.2 Session Properties including Time Signature and Tempo

4.3.3 Session Options

4.4 Files

4.5 Clips

4.5.1 Clip Summary

4.5.2 Audio Clip Properties

4.5.3 Clips and Tracks

4.6 Qtractor Main Workspace--Tracks Area

4.7 Mixer

4.8 Connections Window

4.9 Audio Effects Plug-ins

4.9.1 Summary

4.9.2 LADSPA

4.9.3 DSSI

4.9.4 VST (Linux Native)

4.10 MIDI Instruments

4.11 MIDI Editor

4.12 Audio / MIDI Export

4.13 Keyboard Shortcuts Editor

5 Qtractor Main Menu

5.1 File Menu

5.2 Edit Menu

5.3 Track Menu

5.4 Clip Menu

5.5 View Menu

5.6 Transport Menu

5.7 Help Menu

6 Appendixes

6.1 References


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