ecasound 2.2.2 released

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Subject: ecasound 2.2.2 released
From: Kai Vehmanen (
Date: Wed Mar 19 2003 - 01:06:52 EET


time for another release. CVS is tagged with v2_2_2. Here's
the full release info:

1. A short summary of changes

A new native Python implementation of the ECI API has been added to
the package. Ecasound.el (ecasound-emacs) has been updated to version
0.8.2. Oggs and mp3s can be now streamed directly from network.
Author information is now visible in the LADSPA plugin descriptions.
Changes in ALSA-0.9 support improve usability of ecasound with
the new ALSA dmix PCM plugin. There have been many important
bugfixes including correct handling of short parameter fades,
broken chainsetup level looping, problems with creating temporary
files and minor build system issues.

2. What is ecasound?

Ecasound is a software package designed for multitrack audio processing. It can be used for simple tasks like audio playback, recording and format conversions, as well as for multitrack effect processing, mixing, recording and signal recycling. Ecasound supports a wide range of audio inputs, outputs and effect algorithms. Effects and audio objects can be combined in various ways, and their parameters can be controlled by operator objects like oscillators and MIDI-CCs. A versatile console mode user-interface is included in the package.

Ecasound is licensed under the GPL. The Ecasound Control Interface (ECI) is licensed under the LGPL.

--- 3. Changes since last release

Full list of changes is available at <>.

--- 4. Interface and configuration file changes


--- 5. Contributors


Janne Halttunen (the new Python ECI implementation) Mario Lang (ecasound.el 0.8.2) Junichi Uekawa ( build) Kai Vehmanen (various)

Bug Hunting (items closed)

William Goldsmith (2) Michael Hellwig (1) Janno Liivak (1) Raoul Megelas (1)

Feature requests (items implemented) Oliver Thuns (1)

--- 6. Links and files Web sites:

Source packages:

Distributions with maintained ecasound support: Agnula - Debian - DeMuDi - FreeBSD - Gentoo Linux - PLD Linux - PlanetCCRMA - SuSE Linux -

Contrib Packages for Distributions: Mandrake -

Note! Distributors do not necessarily provide packages for the very latest ecasound version.

-- Audio software for Linux!

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