Projects / amber


amber aims to be an easy-to-use granular synthesis tool for Linux to assist composers and electronic musicians in creating interesting and complex sounds. More information on the theory and application of granular synthesis techniques can be found at

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  •  12 Nov 2001 06:37

    Release Notes: This release fixes a major flub made in 1.0.4, which caused the program to not run at all.

    •  05 Nov 2001 07:08

      Release Notes: 'amberscript' was removed from the source tree, and the graphical version is in the works. Everything was changed from using char arrays to using std::string.

      •  16 Aug 2000 17:12

        Release Notes: This version includes a much-improved convolution algorithm using the Fast Fourier Transform, and fixes a small compiler-specific bug in the code of 1.0.0.

        •  19 Jul 2000 19:31

          Release Notes: Initial release. Includes support for up to 5 incoming audio streams, and 5 different methods of generating grains. It reads and writes AIFF files only. Support is present for scripting and batch processing, configuration files, and command line switches.


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