[linux-audio-user] Re: WINE and ASIO
Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen
k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Mon Sep 25 12:35:27 EDT 2006
> Dave Phillips wrote:
> > Greetings:
> > Recently I tested Robert Reif's ASIO driver for WINE. It works okay
> > for some small test apps (asiosiggen and asiodump). I also tested it
> > with NI's FM7, the app opens fine but I got no sound from it. I even
> > loaded and played a MIDI file as a demo but still got no joy from the
> > audio.
> > I'm curious to try other ASIO-driven apps but I need some
> > recommendations for light-to-middle weight programs for testing.
> > Free/shareware is best, but feel free to suggest commercial apps too.
> > I don't use Win/Mac music apps and I have no idea where to start.
> > Best,
> > dp
> I've played alot with M$ music apps, and the best in my opinion were
> Reaktor and Kontakt2 sampler. Reaktor is what I wish Csound could
> become. The pre-built synths people have made were/are amazing.
> One thing that bothers me though, is why are Linux peeps playing with M$
> apps instead of funneling that energy towards replacements in native Linux?
> I can no longer support commercial software and the bizness model for
> personal reasons, but I wish that Linux had a bit more to offer as far
> as music creation goes.
Thats just ridiculous. Please investigate a bit more before saying
something like that. If what you wrote about Linux' lack of music cration
and stuff above was correct, I would never have used Linux, but instead
windows. I don't even know where to start arguing against what you say. If
I start mentioning some softwares, like snd or pd, that are much better to
windows alternatives or runs better in (and is developed primarily in)
linux than windows/macosx, I would just forget a lot of programs and
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