Sweep 0.9.3 released.



Fri April 11 2008 -- Sweep 0.9.3 Released
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Sweep is an audio editor and live playback tool for GNU/Linux, BSD and
compatible systems. It supports many music and voice formats including
WAV, AIFF, Ogg Vorbis, Speex and MP3, with multichannel editing and
LADSPA effects plugins. Inside lives a pesky little virtual stylus called
Scrubby who enjoys mixing around in your files.

This release is available as a source tarball at:

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sweep/sweep-0.9.3.tar.gz?download


New in this release
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This is a bug fix release, containing the following changes:

* Fixed bounds checking of mode in speex header. relates to:
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-2.html
* Fixed bug preventing device dialog being reopened when
closed via the window manager.

All users with speex handling enabled should upgrade.

Further information
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Screenshots:

http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/screenshots/

Some interesting audio recordings of Scrubby are at:

http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/demos.html

Sweep is designed to be intuitive and to give you full control. It includes
almost everything you would expect in a sample editor, and then some:

* precise, vinyl like scrubbing
* looped, reverse, and pitch-controlled playback
* playback mixing of unlimited independent tracks
* looped and reverse recording
* internationalisation
* multichannel and 32 bit floating point PCM file support
* support for Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and Speex compressed audio files
* sample rate conversion and channel operations
* LADSPA 1.1 effects support
* multiple views, discontinuous selections
* easy keybindings, mouse wheel zooming
* unlimited undo/redo with fully revertible edit history
* multithreaded background processing
* shaded peak/mean waveform rendering, multiple colour schemes

Sweep is Free Software, available under the GNU General Public License.

More information is available at:

http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/

Thanks to Pixar Animation Studios and CSIRO Australia for supporting the
development of this project.

enjoy :)

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