[linux-audio-user] Favorite way to use Jamin?

Brad Fuller brad at sonaural.com
Wed Dec 21 20:56:55 EST 2005

Paul Winkler wrote:

>So far I've only played with Jamin by feeding it with Alsaplayer.
>Today I tried for the first time to use it on real work.
>I have 3 songs I've exported from ardour (0.99) in float 44.1kHz wav files.
>These files seem to be OK - I can load them into Audacity,
>play them with sox, etc.  But my first thought - re-import the
>mixes into a new Ardour session, put them in sequence, and hook it up to
>Jack - failed with the problem I describe here:
>So, I thought, I'll just play them with alsaplayer -o jack.  I have
>alsaplayer version 0.99.76.  But when I do, alsaplayer loads the files
>without complaint (well, mostly; there's some messages like "short_mask
>= 0x6" on stdout...) ... the UI indicates that it's playing, and it says
>"sndfile supported format" -- but the output is silent!  Could it be a
>problem with routing or mixer controls?  Nope, I can hear any other file
>I load, but not these mixes.  Weird.
>Hey, I know, I'll use Audacity! .... except... it doesn't support jack?
>Aargh.  (version 1.2.1) 
Audacity supports jack if you compile it in.
There's a bug if you stop play and they start it. There was a patch for 
that posted here.. or maybe on Rosegarden list. Can't remember. But, 
audacity works with jack.

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