FluidSynth 1.1.3


FluidSynth 1.1.3 per Mandriva Linux 2010.1

FluidSynth is a real-time software synthesizer based on the SoundFont 2 specifications.




* Cross platform support (Linux, Mac OSX and Windows to name a few)

* SoundFont 2 support

* Realtime effect modulation using SoundFont 2.01 modulators

* Shared library which can be used in other programs

* Built in command line shell

* Playback of MIDI files






Changelog (from version 1.1.1):

FluidSynth 1.1.3 is a pure bug-fix release and contains no new functionality.

* Compilation with LADSPA enabled was broken in 1.1.2

* Multichannel output broken when double precision was used

* Doxygen settings

* Mac OS X build system fixes

* Fix build problem with scummvm

* Optimize by not starting unused threads with multicore rendering

* Window handle creation/destruction in Windows dll version

* Race condition in alsa_seq / alsa_raw drivers caused them not to quit.


FluidSynth 1.1.2

Big changes:

* New CMake build system

* Winbuild and Macbuild directories dropped

* Autotools build system is deprecated, but is still working

* Rewriting of thread safety

* Two new settings control the thread safety mode. The default is to be backwards compatible.

Smaller changes:

* Voice overflow settings

* Possible to update polyphony, up to 65536 (and beyond initial setting)

* Possible to update sample rate (jack driver updates sample rate correctly)

* MIDI Bank Select handling fixed

* Source files moved into different subdirectories

* Can use RealTimeKit (on Linux) to get real-time priority

* Shell commands for pitch bend and pitch bend range

* PulseAudio driver: specify media role, and allow pulseaudio to adjust latency

* Bug fixes.


Porting: GVMariani
Build: GVMariani