Subject: Re: [ecasound] Future request for ecasound . . . maybe???
From: Kai Vehmanen (k_AT_eca.cx)
Date: Mon Dec 02 2002 - 00:39:54 EET
On Thu, 28 Nov 2002, Justin Rosander wrote:
> I understand many of the effects on ecasound can't really be used in a full
> duplex situation--i.e.- ecasound -r -b:256 -i:/dev/dsp -o:/dev/dsp
Actually just the opposite! For instance ecamegapedal, a small
real-time guitar-fx-pedal app, is built on top of ecasound. Ecasound is
designed just for this kind of use. There are only a few effects that
cannot be used in real-time (most notably -ei, the pitch-shifter).
What kind of problems have you experienced? It's good to note that not all
soundcard drivers that come with the standard kernel support full-duplex.
In this case you need to use either ALSA (will be part of the standard
kernel in the future) or the commercial OSS drivers.
> As a guitarist, the effects that are designed in ecasound are very
> attractive. I can see the usefulness it would have for me. Also, as the
And do remember to check out the available LADSPA plugins at
http://www.ladspa.org ... ecasound has full LASDPA-support so you can use
them just like you use the native effects.
-- http://www.eca.cx Audio software for Linux!
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