BEAST/BSE version 0.6.0 is available for download at:

This is a development version of BEAST/BSE, the BEdevilled Audio SysTem
and the Bedevilled Sound Engine. BEAST is a powerful music composition
and modular synthesis application released as free software under the
GNU GPL and GNU LGPL, that runs under unix.
The project is hosted at:

A mailing list is available at:

This new development series of BEAST comes with a lot of
the internals redone, many new GUI features and a sound
generation back-end separated from all GUI activities.

Outstanding new features include support for skins, many sample
file formats, MIDI file import abilities, an improved piano roll
widget, the track editor which allows for easy selection of
synthesisers or samples as track sources, loop support in songs
and unlimited Undo/Redo capabilities.

Overview of Changes in BEAST/BSE 0.6.0:

* Moved RC file from ~/.beastrc to ~/.beast/beastrc
* Lots of major and minor GUI improvements
* Major improvements and speedups to scrolling code
* Added sniffer module and per-track scope display
* Fixed sequencer occasionally swallowing notes
* Added skin-support to event and piano roll widgets
* Added support for structures/boxed types in plugins
* Implemented a-law/u-law decoders
* Improved configurability
* Added AIFF file loader
* Minor and major performance improvements [Tim Janik, Stefan Westerfeld]
* Incorporated OpenBSD fixes [Nedko Arnaudov]
* Updated Serbian translation [Danilo Segan]
* Updated Czech translation [Miloslav Trmac]
* Updated Portuguese translation [Duarte Loreto]
* Updated Spanish translation [Yelitza Louze, Francisco Javier F. Serrador]
* Updated Dutch translation [Tino Meinen, Kees van den Broek]
* Updated German translation [Christian Neumair]
* Added Croatian translation [Robert Sedak]
* Added French translation [Christophe Merlet]
* Added Albanian translation [Laurent Dhima]
* Added Mongolian translation [Dulmandakh Sukhbaatar]
* Added sfidl documentation [Stefan Westerfeld]
* Miscellaneous bug fixes and cleanups


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