Turn-Key Linux Audio installation instructions and usage-specific documentation:
- Tutorials set with links to the existing "Quicktoots" (under development)
Eastman Computer Music Center documentation set (external link here)
- ECMC help files (or type "ecmchelp" at a prompt from inside your TKLA installation)
- a complete list of the Eastman help files, including conversion charts, and script usage summaries.
Original documentation and/or help pages for included application packages:
- ALSA - the latest, greatest audio API for Linux
- Alsaplayer - a very nice player with some added functionality for visualization and playlisting.
- Ardour - Paul Barton Davis' hardisk recorder/mixer, currently in a state of heavy development.
- Audacity - a fast multi-platform editor with some great features, including mutlitrack capabilities.
- Cecilia - more than just a graphical front end to the csound engine...a rich sound manipulation environment.
- Ceres - Oyvind Hammer's original app on linux.
- Ceres3 - the latest, greatest incarnation of the ceres spectral editor by.
- Csound - a central audio package at ECMC, richly expanded with dozens of scripts and templates.
- DAP - Richard Kent's port of the classic SGI version. Has some nice dsp functions as well.
- Ecasound - an amazingly deep hard-disk recording and playing/routing app from Kai Vehmanen.
- gMetronome - a simple graphical metronome (no audio)
- Hdparm - utility for optimizing IDE hard drive and CDROM parameters/options
- JACK - the jack audio connection kit for professional level audio under Linux
- LADSPA - a plugins package, including the CMT set, and a number of others.
- Mammut - a tidy and fun analysis/resynthesis tool with limited features but often suprising results.
- Mix - the NoTAM 9 channel mixer we all grew up with, with some welcome additions.
- MixMagic - a GNOME mixing application with some useful features.
- MiXViews - a powerful editor from Doug Scott, includes editing tools for PVC and LPC analysis data.
- ngen - Mikel Kuehn's new event preprocessor for Csound.
- PVC - Paul Koonce's phase vocoding package, extended through a set of Allan Schindler's scripts.
- Normalize - a utility for batch normalization of levels in a soundfile
- RipperX - cd ripping and file encoding (mp3, ogg) front end for cdparanoia, lame and others
- Rt - Paul Lansky's scripted mixer, ported by Doug Scott.
- RTCmix - The Columbia/Princeton extension of its Cmix music composition "language".
- RTMix - Ivica Ico Bukvik's exciting performance/real-time tool.
- Score11 - Alec Brinkman's very flexible Csound score preprocessor, plus a handy Score11 quickstart.
- Shorten - a program for lossless audio compression.
- Snd - Bill Schottstaedt's everything editor. Includes support for 24bit/96K and so much more.
- Sweep - an amazing editor (with "Scrubby" inside) from Conrad Parker.
- Wavesurfer - one of the cleanest, fastest editors for linux, from Kåre Sjölander and Jonas Beskow
- xplay - very handy, can open in multiple instances for quick test mixes (with the ECMC "players" script).
- xsox - a graphical front end for the ubiquitous audio conversion utility "sox".