About The Open Octave Project
Hello, and welcome to The Open Octave Project!
We're bringing together a collection of applications, and developing our own, to provide a professional working environment that does the following:
We are focused on orchestral and film writing and recording, as a daily professional working environment, and are examining in fine detail the process of inputting, editing, and recording, to give a user the best possible opportunity for a smooth, unhindered, and efficient experience, maximising their productive time, and minimising where possible any non productive time, in a real use case scenario. We don't like workarounds anymore than anyone else, so we're keen to avoid or remove them, where we can.
The Open Octave team had talked for some time about linux audio and midi, and the viability of using Linux programs and utilities in both domestic and professional settings. After laying out initial project goals, we decided to bring together Linux audio and midi apps in a common environment, and further develop programs and workflow in a direction that would provide great tools for those writing music, including orchestral works. The Open Octave Project is in its infancy, but growing rapidly. With workflow at the core, the project team is committed to going foward towards the goal of united application low user maintenance music creation, incorporating audio and midi, with further plans towards using these tools to write for film, and image, using Linux video programs.
The Open Octave Project was a project founded by TSI. The original people involved were, Christopher Cherrett, Andrew Williams, Alex Stone, and Wendy Cherrett. We're very pleased to welcome Remon Sijrier and Goran Mekic to the team, each with extensive experience in both code and feature design.
The Open Octave Project team can be contacted at:
Christopher Cherrett email@example.com
Lead Developer (TSI):
Andrew Williams firstname.lastname@example.org
Production Engineering (Corcyra Global Ltd):
Rob Sherratt email@example.com
James Tubbritt firstname.lastname@example.org
Mailing lists are up and running, and you can subscribe by sending a blank email with the relevent email address as follows:
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We've added an announce ML for packagers and users who would like to be kept up to date with our latest developments, and you can subscribe at:
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A Special Thanks To:
Additional Thanks To:
OOM2 is developed from the original MusE code base.
(forked on: Jan 9, 2011)
Due atttibution for this is given to the following:
Rui Nuno Capela for LV2 examples and inspiration.
OOM2 uses icons from the SILK icon set developed by Mark James. We attribute Mark with credit for these icons which are licensed under the CC attribution license 3.0.
Legal confirmation done, we'd like to thank Mark personally from the OOP team, for this amazing icon set and the work that has gone into it.
Great stuff Mark, and thanks!
You can find out more about the amazing SILK icon set at:
As an easy start option for new users, we've built some templates for OOM and Linuxsampler, and done so with a CC Licensed Sample Library called the Sonatina Symphony Orchestra (SSO). This SFZ format sample lib set was built by Mattias Westlund, and is licensed under the Creative Commons Sampling Plus 1.0 license.
NOTE: The original SSO library does not work under linux. Please use the version found on the wiki.