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Subject "Realistic Sound Engine" for TG?

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Post: Aug 13th 2009 at 7:02 AM

Hey guys I'd really like to develop a sample driven sound engine for TG.

I've got a robust implementation of one I did before whilst developing my own tab program. Ever heard of realtab? It was a total flop lol but sounds kinda nice.

I've been coding well over 10 years now but only as a hobbyist really, where do I get started contributing to TG and how do I avoid stepping on anyones toes whilst doing so?

My old audio engine used plain wav samples with directsound, but I was hoping to build a flac/openal engine

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Post: Aug 13th 2009 at 7:04 AM

To hear my engine, go to http://www.myspace.com/realtab
It hasn't been maintained for like a year or two though so I wouldn't bother posting :P

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Post: Aug 13th 2009 at 7:54 AM

hi my name is leo bilson, and I admire your work.. Can you please post an alternative website where I can download hte realtab software... my email is jaggedenclosure@yahoo.com. thanks...

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Post: Aug 13th 2009 at 1:47 PM

Hi Pez, no i really never tested RealTab,
is it available for GNU/Linux ?? ( i don't have windows installed to test it )

You can write a "MidiOutputPortProvider" tuxguitar plugin..
you could see as example:

MidiOutputPortProvider creates an instance of MidiOutputPort
that implements a MIDI Receiver where you can apply your synth engine.

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Post: Aug 29th 2009 at 7:38 AM

Hi Pez,
I don't know how it's on Linux, but here are the solutions for Mac & Windows
- 1 Under the onboard Midi preferences of your Mac OSX System create a new IAC Driver!
- 2 Run Tux Guitar, -> Prefernces -> Sound -> choose IAC Driver for output
- 3 run Ableton Live -> create a midi track -> choose IAC driver as Input -> switch monitor to IN -> Put your preferred soundmodule in the the track. now you must be able to here sound from ableton live, with the midi notes from TG.

Download the Program LOOPBE1 from http://www.nerds.de
This little proramm is like the IAC Driver on Mac OSX
Follow the steps 2-3 in the mac description.


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Post: Jan 10th 2010 at 5:51 PM

Hi Folks!

Was there any update on this subject under a different thread? I'm realy interested in hearing some good, realistic guitar in TG...


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Post: Jan 22nd 2010 at 5:29 PM

linuxx: what you need is to find a good soundfont/gigasampler.. or maybe a nice DSSI/VSTi

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