Archive for the ‘Misc Software’ Category

Music production software for Linux is not a pipe dream.

Music production software for Linux is not a pipe dream.

Slashdot once again does our homework for us. http://linux.slashdot.org/linux/07/05/07/159250.shtml Basically the Keyboard Magazine website, http://www.keyboardmag.com, has broken down audio production on Linux into a quick and concise beginners guide to getting started. Lots of links to distros and OSS relating to audio production, including the Linux analog to Pro-Tools, Ardour. Peep it, yo! Original Article

OS News: French Parliament, Linspire adopt Ubuntu

OS News: French Parliament, Linspire adopt Ubuntu

This happened a little while ago, but thanks to the guys at Slashdot I was informed that Linspire was making a switch to use Ubuntu as it’s base instead of the traditional Debian distribution. Currently, Freespire 2.0 is slated to debut during the first quarter after the release of Ubuntu 7.04, codenamed Feisty Fawn, this […]

30 Days with Linux (HardOCP)

30 Days with Linux (HardOCP)

Brian Boyko and HardOCP have published 30 Days with Linux, a detailed look at the viability of Ubuntu Linux being an alternative to Microsoft’s Windows Vista. Boyko decided that the frustrations of using Vista along with the “Switch to Linux” mantra were enough to try a simple project, use nothing but Linux for a month. […]

Associated Press: Bit Torrent to sell movie, TV downloads

Associated Press: Bit Torrent to sell movie, TV downloads

(AP) — BitTorrent Inc., makers of a technology often used to trade pirated copies of Hollywood movies, is launching a Web site that will sell downloads of films and TV shows licensed from the studios. The BitTorrent Entertainment Network was set to launch Monday with films from Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer […]

Software Equivalents List Update (19NOV2006)

Software Equivalents List Update (19NOV2006)

For those who’re interested, I recently updated the software equivalents list on my homepage. I added a handful of new emulations, alternatives and changed some additional info. You can find that list from a direct link on my studio page. I also recommend you to keep an eye on my blog, as I’ll soon release […]

IK Multimedia starts Bundle Series

IK Multimedia starts Bundle Series

Italian Rompler and FX firm IK Multimedia recently announced several bundle deals from their products range, which can save you up to 67% in terms of costs. There’re three bundles available. A Total Workstation Bundle (Sampletank 2.1 XL, Sonik Synth 2, Miroslav Philharmonik) for $699/559Euro, a Total FX Bundle (AmpliTube 2, Ampeg SVX, Classic Studio […]

East West Symphonic Choirs Groupbuy – up to 60% discount

East West Symphonic Choirs Groupbuy – up to 60% discount

Online sample distributor Sounds Online recently announced a groupbuy of their popular choirs libary. East West Symphonic Choirs, featuring 9DVDs full of samples, is one of the most richest choir samplepack available today (along with “Voices of the Apocalypse by Spectrasonics, avalable seperately of course). Till 30th September, people have the chance to lower the […]

mIRC 6.2 released. omg. kickassery.

mIRC 6.2 released. omg. kickassery.

From the mIRC website, “Of course this new version addresses the buggies and most of the other comments and remarks we received after the previous release. Apart from that Khaled spend lots of time on the UTF-8 support that was added in the previous version. As you might know UTF-8 is a font encoding system […]

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