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orDrumbox v0.9.36 released

orDrumbox 0.9.36 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 for linux and OSX.

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

Files:

setup-ordrumbox-v0.9.36-win32.exe is a installer for windows including the embedded JRE and complete ordrumbox application and drumkits and demo patterns ( uninstall link included).... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2016-10-25

orDrumbox v0.9.35 released

orDrumbox 0.9.35 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 1.7 or superior version Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox
for any information. Files: ordrumbox-v0.9.35-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-v0.9.35.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.35.jar"
ordrumbox-v0.9.35.exe is a executable file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits
and demo patterns (no installation needed, so you can delete to desinstall).

ordrumbox-v0.9.35.openjdk8.jar is the jar file made with open jdk 8, you can launch it with
the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.35.openjdk8.jar"

Changes:
Internal Pattern Library by styles (left click on pattern matrix)
Can choose track name/instrument on create (left click on track in pattern)
Import scales from internal library
Import SoftSynth patches from internal library
Use custom soundbank names
Export song as separate tracks
Solo/Mute by patterns AND by song

Troubleshooting:

You can remove the [USER_DIRECTORY]/ordrumbox/cache

Try first view/settings/back to default If you experience bad sounds ( such as scratch or unexpected silences),
you can try to modify parameters in the sound settings window (menu view / sound configuration) ,
try first the latency value, this can help.

Documentation:

User guide is available at http://www.ordrumbox.com/user-guide.php

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

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2016-07-25

orDrumbox v0.9.34 released

orDrumbox 0.9.34 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 1.7 or superior version Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox
for any information. Files: ordrumbox-v0.9.34-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-v0.9.34.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.34.jar"
ordrumbox-v0.9.34.exe is a executable file for windows including the complete ordrumbox application and drumkits
and demo patterns (no installation needed, so you can delete to desinstall).

ordrumbox-v0.9.34.openjdk8.jar is the jar file made with open jdk 8, you can launch it with
the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.34.openjdk8.jar"

Changes:
New variation window allow cyclic dynamic velocity, panoramic and pitch controls
Step sequencer allow direct controls on each note

Troubleshooting:

You can remove the [USER_DIRECTORY]/ordrumbox/cache

Try first view/settings/back to default If you experience bad sounds ( such as scratch or unexpected silences),
you can try to modify parameters in the sound settings window (menu view / sound configuration) ,
try first the latency value, this can help.

Documentation:

User guide is available at, but is quite obsolete and should be rewritten: http://www.ordrumbox.com/user-guide.php
FAQ is available at http://www.ordrumbox.com/faq.php
Video tutorial is available at http://www.ordrumbox.com/video-tutorial.php
... read more

Posted by Philippe Reynaud 2016-06-30

ordrumbox 0.9.30 released

orDrumbox 0.9.30 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 1.7 or superior version
Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

Files:

ordrumbox-v0.9.30-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 2016-03-27

ordrumbox 0.9.29 released

orDrumbox 0.9.29 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 1.7 or superior version
Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

Files:

ordrumbox-v0.9.29-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 2016-03-20

ordrumbox 0.9.27 released

orDrumbox 0.9.27 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-v0.9.27-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 2016-03-11

ordrumbox 0.9.26 released

orDrumbox 0.9.26 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-v0.9.26-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 2016-03-08

ordrumbox 0.9.25 released

orDrumbox 0.9.25 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-v0.9.25-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 2016-03-01

ordrumbox 0.9.24 released

orDrumbox 0.9.24 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-v0.9.24-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-v0.9.24.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.24.jar"
setup-ordrumbox-v0.9.24-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 2016-02-24

ordrumbox 0.9.23 released

orDrumbox 0.9.23 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-v0.9.23-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 2016-01-03

ordrumbox 0.9.22 released

orDrumbox 0.9.22 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-v0.9.22-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 2015-12-10

ordrumbox 0.9.20 released

orDrumbox 0.9.20 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-v0.9.20-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-v0.9.20.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.20.jar"
setup-ordrumbox-v0.9.20-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 2015-11-30

ordrumbox 0.9.18 released

orDrumbox 0.9.18 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-v0.9.18-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 2015-11-21

ordrumbox 0.9.14 released

orDrumbox 0.9.14 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-v0.9.14-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-v0.9.14.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.14.jar"
* setup-ordrumbox-v0.9.14-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 2015-11-04

orDrumbox 0.9.11

orDrumbox 0.9.11 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 1.7 or superior version Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

Files:

  • ordrumbox-v0.9.11-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-v0.9.11.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.11.jar"
  • setup-ordrumbox-v0.9.11-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 2015-10-16

ordrumbox 0.9.10 released

orDrumbox 0.9.10 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 1.7 or superior version
Check http://www.ordrumbox.com ordrumbox for any information.

Files:
ordrumbox-v0.9.10-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-v0.9.10.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.10.jar"
* setup-ordrumbox-v0.9.10-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 2015-10-12

orDrumbox 0.9.09 released

orDrumbox 0.9.09 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-V0.9.09-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-V0.9.09.jar is the jar file, you can launch it with the command "java -jar ordrumbox-V0.9.08.jar"
  • setup-ordrumbox-0.9.09-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 2015-10-08

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

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