Hydrogen 0.9.5

Features General

  • Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on QT 4.

  • Sample-based stereo audio engine, with import of sound samples in .wav, .au and .aiff formats.

  • Support of samples in compressed FLAC file.

Sequencer and mixer

  • Pattern-based sequencer, with unlimited number of patterns and ability to chain patterns into a song.

  • Up to 192 ticks per pattern with individual level per event and variable pattern length.

  • Unlimited instrument tracks with volume, mute, solo, pan capabilities.

  • Multi layer support for instruments (up to 16 samples for each instrument).

  • Sample Editor, with basic cut and loop functions. (NEW)

  • Time-stretch and pitch functions via rubberband cli. Require the rubberband-cli package. (NEW) 

  • Play-lists with scripting function. (NEW)

  • Advanced tab-tempo. (NEW)

  • Director Window with a visual metronome and song position tags. (NEW)

  • Time-line with variable tempo. (NEW)

  • Single and stacked pattern mode. (NEW)

  • Export/Import single patterns into song projects. (NEW)

  • Midi learning via Shift+MouseClick on many gui-cotrollers combined with a midi settings editor. (NEW)  

  • Ability to import/export song files.

  • Unique human velocity, human time, pitch and swing functions.

  • Multiple patterns playing at once.


  • JACK, ALSA, PortAudio and OSS audio drivers.

  • ALSA MIDI and PortMidi input with assignable midi-in channel (1..16, ALL).

  • Import/export of drumkits.

  • Export song to wav, aiff, flac or ogg file.

  • Export song to midi file.

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0.9.5 [03-19-12]

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