Sequencer: Rosegarden 1.6.0 Linux / Free


Version 1.6.0 of Rosegarden - The FREE Audio and MIDI Sequencer for Linux has been released.
Rosegarden is like Cubase for Linux!

New features:

* Diatonic transpose
* Fretboards
* Marker ruler usability improvements
* Multiple lines of lyrics
* Highlight overlapping notes in notation editor
* Better LilyPond output dialog, preview through Lilypond,
print through LilyPond from segment and notation views
* In-place LilyPond header value editing in LilyPond option dialog
* Transposition of the staff shown in LilyPond output
* Show current segment colour in raw note ruler, permit cycling
through segments on single staff in notation
* Menus and configuration dialog reorganised for easier access and
greater clarity
* Infrared remote control: Support for IRKick
* Add track(s) in middle
* Use RTC timer when recent kernel and ALSA versions are detected
* Expanded documentation
* Reorganised configuration dialog into standard/advanced options
* Some revised example files
* Nice new splash screen

Significant Fixes:

* Several "stuck notes" fixes
* Many Lilypond output fixes and compatibility updates
* Fix occasional unexpected disappearance of matrix!
* Fix failure to handle multiple plugins in submaster
* Safer file-save mechanism
* Fix race condition when simultaneous loading a file and showing
a warning during startup
* Fix sometime crash when punching out of record mode while
transport is rolling
* Fix over-eagerness to complain about system timer resolution even
when an alternative timer has been explicitly chosen
* Fix failure to show plugin editor dialogs for plugins on submasters
* Fix MusicXML export so its output can at least be validated
* Several other substantial fixes

Read more about Rosegarden here.

"Rosegarden is a professional audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. Rosegarden is an easy-to-learn, attractive application that runs on Linux, ideal for composers, musicians, music students, and small studio or home recording environments." Via