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2     <news>
3 schoenebeck 3499 <entry date="2019-03-10">
4     The <link ref="https://sourceforge.net/p/linuxsampler/mailman/message/36608653/">macOS Installer has been modernized</link>
5     e.g. using now Gtk 3 for Gigedit and Qt 5 for QSampler and a modern
6 schoenebeck 3500 C++11 capable compiler. Support for ancient PowerPC Macs and 32-bit Intel
7 schoenebeck 3499 Macs has been dropped for that reason. So all Mac snapshot builds starting
8     from today onwards will require a 64-bit Intel Mac with at least macOS 10.7 or
9     higher. If you still have one of those ancient Macs and can't find an old
10     snapshot build on our website that still works for your old Mac, then you may
11     write us on the
12     <link ref="https://sourceforge.net/projects/linuxsampler/lists/linuxsampler-devel">mailing list</link>.
13     </entry>
14 schoenebeck 3378 <entry date="2017-11-26">
15 schoenebeck 3379 LinuxSampler 2.1.0 had been released after two years of development.
16 schoenebeck 3378 Check the
17     <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org/Release_Notes/LinuxSampler_2_1_0/">release notes</link>
18     for a detailed review of what's new with LinuxSampler and friends.
19     </entry>
20 schoenebeck 3320 <entry date="2017-07-20">
21     You are working with <link ref="http://muse-sequencer.org">MusE</link>?
22     Then Andrew Coughlan's <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org/lscp2idf">lscp2idf scripts</link>
23     might help you to automatically extract MIDI instruments from LSCP files to
24 schoenebeck 3322 the MusE sequencer's IDF format, which can be helpful for patch changes
25 schoenebeck 3320 in that sequencer.
26     </entry>
27 schoenebeck 3113 <entry date="2017-03-05">
28     Services are back online. After reviewing the recent server incident we
29     came to the conclusion that the attack was fortunately quite limited.
30     We rolled back the system, closed the exploited security
31     hole and brought all services back online. In case you downloaded or updated any source files
32     from our <link ref="http://svn.linuxsampler.org">svn server</link>
33     between March 2nd and March 3rd, we recommend you to
34     delete the entire source directory and make an entire fresh checkout from
35     svn to avoid any issues. The svn server is now back at a clean state.
36     </entry>
37     <entry date="2017-03-03">
38     <b>Important notice:</b>
39     Our server had been compromised. For that reason we were forced to take most
40     services offline for now to protect you from accessing any compromised material.
41     We are currently investigating this incident and will update you accordingly.
42     </entry>
43 schoenebeck 2930 <entry date="2016-07-06">
44     <link ref="http://bb.linuxsampler.org">Web Forum</link> and
45     <link ref="http://bugs.linuxsampler.org">Bug Tracker</link>
46     are back online: As you might have noticed, our
47     <link ref="http://bb.linuxsampler.org">Web Forum</link> as well as our
48     <link ref="http://bugs.linuxsampler.org">Bug Tracker</link> were partly
49     unavailable for quite a while. It was possible to read them, but especially
50     registration of new user accounts were disabled (i.e. due to numerous
51     spam bot attacks we suffered in the past). Those issues have been
52     resolved and so both sites are back available and should now work entirely
53     as expected.
54     </entry>
55 schoenebeck 2906 <entry date="2016-05-04">
56 schoenebeck 2907 There is some progress regarding Gigedit's integrated
57 schoenebeck 2906 <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org/Instrument_Scripts/NKSP_Language/">NKSP</link>
58     real-time instrument script editor. Check out the
59     <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org/News/Instrument_Script_Editor_2016-05-04/">News Article ...</link>
60     </entry>
61 schoenebeck 2820 <entry date="2015-07-18">
62     LinuxSampler 2.0.0 had been released after six years of development!
63     Check the
64     <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org/Release_Notes/LinuxSampler_2_0_0/">release notes</link>
65     for a detailed review of what's new with LinuxSampler and friends.
66     </entry>
67 schoenebeck 2770 <entry date="2015-06-11">
68 schoenebeck 2771 <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/osx/snapshots/" img="gfx/logos/apple.png"></link>
69 schoenebeck 2770 The Mac installer was broken on latest OS X 10.10 Yosemite. This had been
70     fixed today. Get the latest
71     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/osx/snapshots/">snapshot for Mac</link>
72     with Yosemite support now.
73     </entry>
74 schoenebeck 2755 <entry date="2015-04-29">
75 schoenebeck 2757 <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org" img="gfx/new_article.png"></link>
76 schoenebeck 2755 A new documentation site has been launched:
77     <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org">http://doc.linuxsampler.org</link> -
78     This separate page dedicated to manuals, tutorials and other kind of
79     articles for the LinuxSampler project, is using a new solution to write
80     and maintain such articles with a minimum of effort. Be invited to help us
81     <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org/Writing_Docs/">writing documentation</link>
82     for LinuxSampler and friends! As one of the first topics, this site is now
83     hosting an introduction to the new
84     <link ref="http://doc.linuxsampler.org/Instrument_Scripts/NKSP_Language/">NKSP Real-Time Instrument Script Language</link>.
85     The long-term plan is to move all documentation of this project from our www
86     server to that new site.
87     </entry>
88 schoenebeck 2713 <entry date="2015-01-18">
89     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/pix/screenshots/mac_installer_1.jpg" img="http://download.linuxsampler.org/pix/screenshots/mac_installer_1_240x169.jpg"></link>
90     For the Mac users out there: We finally have a convenient installer for the
91     OS X version of LinuxSampler. This is already integrated in our automatic
92     build system. So from now on all
93     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/osx/snapshots/">daily snapshot builds for Mac</link>
94     are automatically built with an installer. By default the installer will
95     install all components (LinuxSampler stand-alone application, VST and
96 schoenebeck 2714 Audio Unit plugin version of LinuxSampler, QSampler, Fantasia, GigEdit and
97 schoenebeck 2713 command line tools. At step "Installation Type" you can however also
98     override the default installation and select which components to install.
99     </entry>
100 schoenebeck 2655 <entry date="2014-06-19">
101     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/osx/snapshots/" img="gfx/logos/apple.png"></link>
102     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/osx/snapshots/">gigedit finally included with OS X snapshots!</link>
103     Due to the variety of third party library dependencies it took a while, but
104     finally "gigedit", our graphical instrument editor for Gigasampler /
105     GigaStudio files, is now included with the automatic binary snapshots builds
106     for Mac OS X. The automatic snapshot installers are automatically compiled
107     by one of our servers each time a developer commits something new to our
108     Subversion (development) server. You can use gigedit on Mac OS X as
109     stand-alone instrument editor as well as in live-mode while running
110     LinuxSampler. In the latter case your changes with gigedit get immediately
111     audible while playing the instrument on the keyboard at the same time.
112     </entry>
113 schoenebeck 2270 <entry date="2011-08-25">
114     <link ref="sfz/" img="gfx/logos/sfz.png"></link>
115     <link ref="sfz/">Added SFZ implementation status page.</link>
116     We are currently in the works to implement support for the SFZ format,
117     which is a powerful and open sample library format, already adopted by
118     many commercial samplers. Check our new SFZ status page to see which
119     aspects of the format are already supported by LinuxSampler, and which
120     ones are yet to be implemented.
121     </entry>
122 schoenebeck 2213 <entry date="2011-07-18">
123     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/osx/snapshots/" img="gfx/logos/apple.png"></link>
124     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/osx/snapshots/">Download the latest OS X snapshot of the sampler!</link>
125 persson 2214 Following our ongoing sympathy for automatic snapshots, we finally provide
126     automatic builds also for Apple OS X! As soon as some developer commits
127 schoenebeck 2213 something new to our Subversion server, a new binary snapshot for OS X will
128     automatically be available for download from our webserver within minutes.
129     The snapshot tbz2 archive file contains universal binaries
130 persson 2214 (PPC 32 bit, Intel 32 &amp; 64 bit) of the stand-alone version of the
131 schoenebeck 2213 sampler, VST and AU plugin version, and the graphical frontend applications
132     QSampler and Fantasia. Only our graphical instrument editor gigedit is not
133     yet part of the snapshots, it might follow at a later point. Please read
134     the README file in the tbz2 archive file for instructions how to install
135     everything on your Mac.
136     </entry>
137 schoenebeck 2180 <entry date="2011-06-05">
138     <link ref="http://svn.linuxsampler.org" img="gfx/logos/subversion.png"></link>
139     From now on, our source code is managed by a Subversion server. We
140     converted our existing CVS repository for the
141     <link ref="http://svn.linuxsampler.org">new Subversion server</link>, so
142     the complete history from the beginning of this project is also
143     available in this new Subversion repository. Our
144     <link ref="http://cvs.linuxsampler.org">old CVS server, along with its web frontend</link>
145     is still available, however is now in read only mode, so no changes can be
146     commited to CVS anymore. On the downloads page you can find
147     <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org/downloads.html#svn">instructions how
148     to download ("checkout") source code from our Subversion server.</link>
149     </entry>
150     <entry date="2011-06-05">
151     <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org" img="gfx/sorryd.jpg"></link>
152     After a huge down time of almost one month, we decided to move to new, more
153     reliable servers. Thanks to the University of Heilbronn which kindly hosted
154     our servers for 8 years. We started to move the most important services to
155     a commercial server host, which will be financed by your donations. Sorry
156     for this long absence and thank you for your support!
157     </entry>
158 schoenebeck 2161 <entry date="2011-02-05">
159     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/win32/snapshots/" img="gfx/logos/windows.png"></link>
160     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/packages/win32/snapshots/">Download the latest Windows snapshot of the sampler!</link>
161     Since we have to confess that we are a bit lazy about putting out official
162     releases, and since the latest official release of the sampler for Windows
163     is quite old, we decided to establish automatic builts of the sampler and
164     all other software components for Windows. As soon as some developer
165     commits something new to the CVS server for any of the project's software
166     components, a new snapshot binary for Windows will automatically built and
167 schoenebeck 2173 be available for download within few minutes. Sorry for neglecting you
168 schoenebeck 2161 Windows users out there for so long!
169     </entry>
170 schoenebeck 2159 <entry date="2011-01-23">
171     <link ref="nkitool/" img="nkitool/native-instruments-kontakt.png"></link>
172     In case you are working a lot on Native Instruments Kontakt instrument
173     files, or if you are just interested in the .nki file format, you might have
174     a look at <link ref="nkitool/">nkitool</link>. It is a simple console
175     application which allows to export and import the human readable XML file
176     from and to Native Instruments Kontakt .nki instrument articulation files.
177     It can be very handy to speedup or even automate the process of creating
178     and editing .nki instrument files.
179     </entry>
180 schoenebeck 2157 <entry date="2010-10-01">
181     <link ref="misc/press/computer_music_special_44_2010/cms_44_2010_cover.jpg" img="misc/press/computer_music_special_44_2010/cms_44_2010_cover_s.jpg"></link>
182     LinuxSampler is featured in the october special issue of the "Computer Music"
183     magazine. It is available in English language in magazine stores around the
184     UK. This special issue focused on demonstrating the "best free software" for
185     music production on PC, Mac and mobile. LinuxSampler is covered along to four
186     other samplers, with an introduction howto on page 57. You can
187     <link ref="misc/press/computer_music_special_44_2010/cms_44_2010_article.jpg">read the full article here.</link>
188     </entry>
189 schoenebeck 2040 <entry date="2010-01-07">
190     The <link ref="reports/annual_report_2009.pdf">annual report of 2009</link>
191     with our financial situation is now online. Happy new year everybody!
192     </entry>
193 schoenebeck 2005 <entry date="2009-10-16">
194     Better a late than no announcement at all:
195     <list>
196     <li>linuxsampler 1.0.0</li>
197     <li>Fantasia 0.9</li>
198     <li>qsampler 0.2.2</li>
199     <li>gigedit 0.2.0</li>
200     <li>libgig 3.3.0</li>
201     <li>jlscp 0.8</li>
202     <li>liblscp 0.5.6</li>
203     </list>
204     This is the first release which allows the sampler to be used as audio
205     host plugin, namely supporting the standards VST, AU, DSSI and LV2. The
206     sampler's limits for max. voices &amp; disk streams can now be altered at
207     runtime by frontends, no need to recompile the sampler anymore. The Mac
208     version now also supports CoreAudio as audio driver. The Windows version
209     finally supports the sampler's instruments DB feature as well, however
210     expect it still to be unstable at this point. Along to the already
211     existing JACK audio driver, Jack MIDI support has been added in this
212     release. The sampler allows frontends now basic MIDI control, that is to
213     monitor incoming MIDI data on MIDI input devices and sampler channels and
214     to send note-on and note-off MIDI events to sampler channels, which
215     allows frontends to provide a virtual MIDI keyboard to the user. Besides
216     these major changes there were countless bugfixes and optimizations.
217     </entry>
218 schoenebeck 1905 <entry date="2009-05-12">
219     On the finish line to the upcoming next release of LinuxSampler and
220     friends, a beta pre-release for the Windows platform is now available
221     from our
222     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/dev/win/">download server</link>.
223     This is the first Windows version which includes a VST plugin version
224     of the sampler. The installer includes both, native 64 bit binaries and
225     32 bit binaries. The installer detects the system type and installs the
226     appropriate binaries automatically.
227     Please follow the ongoing discussion and development on our
228     <link ref="http://bb.linuxsampler.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&amp;t=339">web forum</link>
229     and <link ref="http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=linuxsampler-devel">developers' mailing list</link>
230     to avoid known problems. Feedback appreciated!
231     </entry>
232 schoenebeck 1838 <entry date="2009-02-17">
233     Cheers Mac users! LinuxSampler is finally available as AudioUnit plugin!
234     It's still a work in progress, but you might already want to checkout
235     the experimental AU binary package of LinuxSampler, available from our
236     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/dev/mac/">download server</link>.
237     As this is still an early development version, please follow the ongoing
238     discussion and development on our
239 schoenebeck 1856 <link ref="http://bb.linuxsampler.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&amp;t=295">web forum</link>
240 schoenebeck 1838 and <link ref="http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=linuxsampler-devel">developers' mailing list</link>
241     to avoid known problems. Feedback appreciated!
242     </entry>
243 schoenebeck 1694 <entry date="2008-02-15">
244     We're happy to announce that the first freely available sample library
245     is now available on our downloads server. Thanks to Mats Helgesson for
246     giving us the permission to share his "Maestro Concert Grand v2" piano
247     library with you. You find the download link along with the library's
248     license informations and a demo track for prelistening on our
249     <link ref="instruments.html">instruments</link> site.
250     </entry>
251 schoenebeck 1674 <entry date="2008-02-07">
252     Added <link ref="debian.html">Debian Howto</link> to the documentation
253     site, describing how to cook Debian packages, optimized for your
254     specific machine. Get the maximum out of your box! (The
255 schoenebeck 1694 <link ref="debian.html#benchmark">"Benchmark"</link>
256 schoenebeck 1674 chapter might be interesting for users of other systems as well)
257     </entry>
258 schoenebeck 1647 <entry date="2008-01-23">
259     Due to popular demand we finally launched a forum for this project. The
260     place to be and share questions, stories and the latest gossip is
261 schoenebeck 1856 <link ref="http://bb.linuxsampler.org">bb.linuxsampler.org</link>
262 schoenebeck 1647 </entry>
263 schoenebeck 1619 <entry date="2008-01-03">
264     Hey Mac Users! We hope to give you a good way to start the new year
265     by announcing that LinuxSampler is now officially
266     available for OS X as well! You find an installer (disk image) of the
267     latest release of LinuxSampler and QSampler for OS X on our
268     <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org/downloads.html">downloads site</link>.
269     Please note: gigedit is not yet available for Mac, we still need to do some
270     work on this. Same applies to JSampler unfortunately, because the required
271     Java version 1.6 is not officially available for Mac yet. Have a look
272     at the <link ref="osx.html">OS X HOWTO</link> for an easy start.
273     </entry>
274 schoenebeck 1597 <entry date="2007-12-26">
275     You tried out the young Windows version of LinuxSampler and encountered
276     problems? Check out the
277     <link ref="http://linuxsampler.org/windows.html#houston">Trouble
278     Shooting Section</link> of the LinuxSampler Windows HOWTO. It still
279     doesn't solve your problem? You can ask for help on our
280 schoenebeck 1598 <link ref="http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/linuxsampler-devel">
281     Mailing List
282 schoenebeck 1597 </link>. If you found bugs, please report them to our
283     <link ref="http://bugs.linuxsampler.org">Bug Tracking System</link>.
284     </entry>
285 schoenebeck 1576 <entry date="2007-12-07">
286     Another strike:
287     <list>
288     <li>linuxsampler 0.5.1</li>
289     <li>jsampler 0.8a</li>
290     <li>qsampler 0.2.1</li>
291     <li>gigedit 0.1.1</li>
292     <li>libgig 3.2.1</li>
293     <li>jlscp 0.7a</li>
294     </list>
295     What do you expect from a sampler called LinuxSampler? Exactly: that it
296 schoenebeck 1578 <link ref="screenshots/win32_premiere.png">conquers the Windows
297     world</link>. This is the first official release of our applications for
298     the Windows platform, providing a convenient all-in-one installer tagged
299 schoenebeck 1576 "20071207". Supported drivers for this new system are so far: MME for
300     MIDI and ASIO for audio. Needless to say that there still might be
301 schoenebeck 1578 plenty of issues on Windows. Also note that the instruments database
302     feature is not ported yet. Have a look at the
303 schoenebeck 1576 <link ref="windows.html">Windows HOWTO</link> for a smooth start.
304     Beside this first Windows release, this is merely a bugfix release, i.e.
305     fixing a serious crash in LinuxSampler. Retrieving instrument names from
306 schoenebeck 1578 .gig files with the frontends is now much faster, so better keep that
307     option always on in QSampler from now on. With gigedit you can now edit
308 schoenebeck 1576 multiple (dimension) regions simultaniously. JSampler is finally able
309     to retrieve instrument names of instrument files and even remotely from
310 schoenebeck 1578 another machine, beside minor cosmetics like a total stream count
311     and volume displayed in dB, as well as couple bug fixes. QSampler gave
312     Qt3 an official funeral and is finally completely ported to Qt4. A lot
313     of the QSampler code base has changed due to this. So you still might
314     encounter bugs. Beside that the device management dialog received couple
315     of bug fixes.
316 schoenebeck 1576 </entry>
317 schoenebeck 1457 <entry date="2007-10-23">
318     As you might have noticed, we had issues with our linuxsampler.org DNS
319     names in the last two days, because it was dependent to a foreign server
320     out of our control. We just addressed this issue and finally completely
321     moved the DNS responsibility to our own servers to avoid this happening
322     again. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused!
323     </entry>
324 schoenebeck 1448 <entry date="2007-10-16">
325     A new release wave of the LinuxSampler family has arrived:
326     <list>
327     <li>linuxsampler 0.5.0</li>
328     <li>qsampler 0.1.5</li>
329     <li>jsampler 0.7a</li>
330     <li>gigedit 0.1.0</li>
331     <li>libgig 3.2.0</li>
332     <li>liblscp 0.5.5</li>
333     <li>jlscp 0.6a</li>
334     </list>
335     With our new instrument editor
336     <link ref="http://linuxsampler.org/screenshots/gigedit_0_0_3.png">gigedit</link>
337     we can finally modify existing, as well as create new Gigasampler format
338     instruments from scratch, which are not only accepted by LinuxSampler, but
339     also by Gigastudio. You can run gigedit as stand-alone application or
340     <link ref="http://download.linuxsampler.org/doc/gigedit/quickstart/gigedit_quickstart.html#live_editing">
341     "attached" to LinuxSampler</link>. The latter case allows you to play and edit
342     instruments at the same time, making all your modifications immediately
343     audible, without having to reload the instruments into the sampler. You can
344     simply edit instruments by selecting the respective sampler channel and
345     clicking on "Edit" (in QSampler as well as in JSampler). LinuxSampler now
346     provides a very powerful and easy MIDI program change mapping, which not
347     only allows you to define which instrument to load on which MIDI program
348     change number (and bank), it also allows further parameters like whether
349     the instrument shall be pre-cached or loaded only when needed (and likewise
350     freed when not needed). You can create arbitrary amount of effect sends for
351     each sampler channel, each having an arbitrary MIDI controller for
352     altering the effect send level in realtime and each one can flexible be routed to
353     some of the sampler's audio output channels, i.e. to a dedicated one for a
354     certain effect type (managing FX sends is yet only supported by JSampler,
355     not by QSampler yet). The new instruments database on sampler side allows
356     you to keep track even of largest instrument library collections. You can
357     order them in categories and search by various criteria (you can find this
358 iliev 1449 feature as "Instruments Database" in JSampler, it's not yet supported by QSampler).
359 schoenebeck 1448 Loading huge instruments may take a while, that's why the sampler now
360     allows to play an instrument while loading. That way you can i.e. play and
361     hold notes on the keyboard while loading a new instrument on the same
362     sampler channel at the same time.
363     </entry>
364 schoenebeck 1408 <entry date="2007-10-12">
365     libgig's home has moved to this server. It's new official home is now:
366     <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org/libgig/" />
367     Please update your links and bookmarks!
368     </entry>
369 iliev 1289 <entry date="2007-08-10">
370     <link ref="http://downloads.sourceforge.net/jsampler/JSampler-0.6a.tar.bz2">
371     JSampler 0.6a</link> has been released.
372     The <link ref="http://downloads.sourceforge.net/jsampler/Fantasia-0.6a.jar">
373     Fantasia</link> distribution is now capable of controlling all features
374     available in LinuxSampler. See <link ref="screenshots/fantasia.png">screenshot</link>.
375     </entry>
376 schoenebeck 1268 <entry date="2007-05-24">
377     <link ref="http://downloads.sourceforge.net/jsampler/JSampler-0.5a.tar.bz2">
378     JSampler 0.5a</link> has been released, now with instruments database
379     support.
380     </entry>
381     <entry date="2007-05-04">
382     <link ref="http://qsampler.sourceforge.net">Qsampler</link> 0.1.4 has been
383     released. Almost another year has gone by.
384     </entry>
385     <entry date="2007-04-02">
386     JSampler 0.4a has been released. Read the
387     <link ref="jsampler/manual/html/jsampler.html">manual</link> for
388     installation instructions.
389     </entry>
390     <entry date="2007-03-24">
391     gigedit 0.0.3 has been released, a graphical instrument editor allowing
392     to edit existing Gigasampler format files as well as creating new ones
393     completely from scratch. Along comes a new release of libgig (3.1.1).
394     </entry>
395     <entry date="2006-11-24">
396     After a long, long development cycle LinuxSampler 0.4.0 has finally been
397     released.
398     </entry>
399     <entry date="2006-11-24">
400     libgig 3.1.0 has been released.
401     </entry>
402     <entry date="2006-08-07">
403     <link ref="http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/jsampler/JSampler-0.3a.tar.bz2?download">
404     JSampler 0.3a</link> has been released.
405     <list>
406     <li>
407     Partially implemented a new view - Fantasia (graphic desing: Olivier
408     Boyer). Only channel manipulation for now.
409     </li>
410     <li>
411     More new features in JS Classic - Implemented an LS Console with
412     command autocompletion (using the Tab key), command history (using Up,
413     Down keys), command history search (Ctrl + R), command list search
414     (Ctrl + F), and more.
415     </li>
416     <li>
417     Implemented Orchestras (something like Bookmarks/Favorites for
418     instruments). Drag &amp; Drop support for instrument loading, adding an
419     instrument to orchestra and autocompleting an instrument loading
420     command in the LS Console.
421     </li>
422     </list>
423     </entry>
424     <entry date="2006-06-02">
425     <link ref="http://qsampler.sourceforge.net">Qsampler</link> 0.1.3 is now
426     available. It's been a long time isn't it?
427     </entry>
428     <entry date="2006-04-28">
429     libgig 3.0.0 has been released.
430     </entry>
431     <entry date="2006-03-16">
432     <link ref="http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/jsampler/JS_Classic-0.2a.jar?download">
433     JS Classic 0.2a</link> has been released.
434     </entry>
435     <entry date="2005-12-22">
436     Major services (CVS, downloads, Bug Tracking System) were down in the last
437     days due to a hardware defect on one of our servers. CVS is finally up
438     again and we are working on restoring all other services in the next days
439     as well. We are also establishing further backup facilities to prevent this
440     happening again. Sorry for any inconvenience!
441     </entry>
442     <entry date="2005-11-24">
443     Latest <link ref="http://cvs.linuxsampler.org">CVS version</link>
444 schoenebeck 1453 of <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org/libgig/">
445 schoenebeck 1268 libgig</link> now allows to create and modify Gigasampler files
446     (<link ref="http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=9051147&amp;forum_id=12792">
447     read announcement</link>). Please let
448     <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org/developers.html">us</link>
449     know if you are interested in writing an instrument patch editor.
450     </entry>
451     <entry date="2005-10-10">
452     <link ref="http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/jsampler/js-classic.jar?download">
453     JS Classic 0.1a</link> has been released (the first distribution of the
454     <link ref="https://sourceforge.net/projects/jsampler/">JSampler</link>
455     project).
456     </entry>
457     <entry date="2005-08-16">
458     Due to ongoing synthesis optimizations, CVS version of LS might be broken
459     for a while. Please use the tarball release in the meantime.
460     </entry>
461     <entry date="2005-07-15">
462     LinuxSampler 0.3.3 has been released. Once again a bug fix release.
463     </entry>
464     <entry date="2005-06-24">
465     LinuxSampler 0.3.2 has been released. This is more or less just a bug fix
466     release. Just by coincidence, <link ref="http://qsampler.sourceforge.net">
467     QSampler</link> 0.1.2 has also been thrown out.
468     </entry>
469     <entry date="2005-06-12">
470     <link ref="http://qsampler.sourceforge.net">QSampler</link> 0.1.1 has been
471     released, after a few bugfixes and a new logo icon.
472     </entry>
473     <entry date="2005-05-25">
474     LinuxSampler 0.3.1, the first official release is finally out!
475     </entry>
476     <entry date="2005-05-23">
477     After some time laying around in the backyard,
478     <link ref="http://qsampler.sourceforge.net">QSampler</link> 0.1.0 has
479     been released, now with the promised Audio and MIDI device configuration
480     interface. Enjoy!
481     </entry>
482     <entry date="2005-03-15">
483     Our bug tracking system is now online and available on
484     <link ref="http://bugs.linuxsampler.org">bugs.linuxsampler.org</link>.
485     </entry>
486     <entry date="2005-03-04">
487     <link ref="http://qsampler.sourceforge.net">QSampler</link>,
488     the Qt GUI front-end in the works for the LinuxSampler engine, was bumped
489     to its now fifth primordial release (0.0.5). Still alpha code. Time to move
490     on... to a better and complete Audio/MIDI device configuration interface,
491     as predicted by LSCP and wrapped by liblscp.
492     </entry>
493     <entry date="2005-02-26">
494     Due to a design change, current LinuxSampler CVS version is quite unstable.
495     You might want to use the previous, stable version of LS in the meantime,
496     which can be downloaded as
497     <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org/downloads.html">source tarball
498     </link>. Alternatively you can also checkout the old version from CVS which
499     was tagged as "v0_2_0".
500     </entry>
501     <entry date="2004-11-19">
502     The Qt GUI front-end for the LinuxSampler engine has been updated: the 4th
503     alpha-release of
504     <link ref="http://qsampler.sourceforge.net">QSampler</link> has been
505     released.
506     </entry>
507     <entry date="2004-11-13">
508     On monday (November, 15th) <link ref="http://cvs.linuxsampler.org">
509     cvs.linuxsampler.org</link> may be temporarily down due to maintenance work
510     around 13:00 UTC.
511     </entry>
512     <entry date="2004-07-06">
513     The third alpha-release of <link ref="http://qsampler.sourceforge.net">
514     QSampler</link>, the Qt GUI front-end for the LinuxSampler engine, is now
515     publicly available.
516     </entry>
517     <entry date="2004-06-05">
518     Added a screenshot to the Screenshots page, instructions how to compile the
519     GUI are on the linked qsampler site.
520     </entry>
521     <entry date="2004-05-31">
522     On wednesday (June, 2nd) <link ref="http://cvs.linuxsampler.org">
523     cvs.linuxsampler.org</link> will be temporarily not available from 6:00 UTC
524     until 16:00 UTC due to construction works.
525     </entry>
526     <entry date="2004-05-24">
527     The CVS repository is now <link ref="http://cvs.linuxsampler.org">
528     browseable</link>.
529     </entry>
530     <entry date="2004-05-03">
531     We are currently in a transition stage due to the recent changes (multi
532     channel / multi engine / multi audio output device and multi MIDI input
533     device support) this also leads to multi problems we have to solve ;-) so
534     meanwhile you can use the old single channel version. We created the two
535     CVS alias tags 'singlechannel' and 'v0_1_0' which you can use to checkout
536     the old single channel version of LinuxSampler. The CVS command line is the
537     same except that you have to add '-r singlechannel'.
538     </entry>
539     <entry date="2004-03-26">
540     CVS root path has changed! See <link ref="downloads.html">downloads</link>
541     section for instructions how to checkout the latest version of LinuxSampler
542     from CVS.
543     </entry>
544     <entry date="2004-03-23">
545     Updated <link ref="features.html">features</link> section on this site,
546     hopefully we will keep the features list in sync with the latest
547     developments from now on.
548     </entry>
549     <entry date="2004-01-07">
550     The document for the network protocol definition is now available in the
551     <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org/downloads.html">downloads</link>
552     section. Have a look at it if you can imagine to write a frontend for
553     LinuxSampler!
554     </entry>
555     <entry date="2003-11-08">
556     Added CVS log to this site, showing the latest commits to the LinuxSampler
557     CVS repository.
558     </entry>
559     <entry date="2003-11-02">
560     Lots of news for the Linuxsampler community. We've got a new site, new
561     domain and new code available in CVS. Check the
562     <link ref="http://www.linuxsampler.org/downloads.html">downloads</link>
563     section for instructions. If you want to check it out, please keep in mind
564     that it might contain bugs, it might crash and that it's still lacking tons
565     of features. CVS is directed towards developers who would like to test
566     things and add code. Users should wait for a tarball release.
567     </entry>
568     </news>

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