guitarix release version 0.04.6-1

guitarix is a simple Linux Rock Guitar amplifier and is designed to achieve nice thrash/metal/rock/blues guitar
Guitarix uses the Jack Audio Connection Kit as its audio backend and brings in one input and two output ports to the jack graph.

Release 0.04.6-1 comes with some major changes:

  • Build environment and source code changes:
  • use of the python based waf build system.
  • use of the boost library for command line options.
  • various code cleanups and source tree restructuring

All this has been done by our new project member James Warden.

  • Audio effect and modeling:
  • new tube model
  • fuzz

Please read the README for more details regarding the new
build process and the command line options.

have fun

The standalone version of guitarix is based on GTK2+. But guitarix is also released as a suite of LADSPA plugins and can be used in e.g. ardour.
guitarix is licensed under the GPL.

Project page with screenshots:


For capture, guitarix uses the external application 'jack_capture' (version >= 0.9.30) written by Kjetil
S. Matheussen. If you don't have it installed, you can look here:

For extra Impulse Responses, guitarix uses the convolution application 'jconv' created by Fons Adriaensen. If
you don't have it installed, you can look here:

I(hermann) use faust to build the prototype and will say
thanks to

     : Julius Smith

     : Albert Graef

     : Yann Orlary

regards hermann & James

Posted by brummer 2009-06-24

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