[Ardour-Dev] what linux audio project do you miss?

Evan Laforge qdunkan at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 23:42:01 PST 2011

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Victor <victorcuad at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, I'm Victor and I'm currently studying computers science in Spain. I'm
> looking for a topic for my final carreer project (that should start on
> september 2011 and finish on june 2012),  and it seems like a good excuse to
> contribute to the linux audio scene. So, what do you miss? let your
> imagination fly, from plugins(ladspa, lv2, vsti, nyquist...), virtual
> instruments.. to musical applications (chordata and bizarre things..), etc.

If you want to write a synthesizer, physical modeling via finite
difference methods is an interesting non waveguide technique that has
become practical in realtime lately, but I know of no synthesizers
that use it.  There's even a (not cheap) book on it:


I believe a realtime lv2 or vsti would be a first.  Probably not very
easy, but sure beats yet another analog emulator.

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