Well, I've made a couple of attempts to use Ardour. It's a very powerful tool of audio engineers.

For someone more ordinary, like me, who doesn't do much with recorded audio, it's way beyond me.

Rosegarden does the MIDI and scoring I need. For a final, complete, beautiful score, I use MuseScore.

On 2/19/23 20:06, Mike Broughton wrote:
Not to steal a thread, but rather than rosegarden supporting all these formats, have you considered rosegarden becoming a plugin so that you can use it in say, ardour.

Keep rosegarden a special notation piece, and let others worry about the extra fluff.

Sorry if this has been considered before.


On 18 Feb 2023 11:06, Lorenzo Sutton <lorenzofsut...@gmail.com> wrote:

    On 18/02/2023 04:57, david wrote:
    > I was wondering about that. With RG already supporting ALSA
    MIDI, what's
    > the showstopper with similarly supporting JACK MIDI?

    Actually, I feel that the uncertainty Pipewire it bringing to the
    Pro Audio world (see discussions on LAD for example), and the risk
    is in the longer term, I feel link bumping up LV2 support in

    Then JACK MIDI as Carla for example only supports JACK MIDI.

    Unfortunately it seems that the modular approach of 'an app does
    something well' philosophy is at risk if JACK is at risk...

    Just a quick guts feeling here, and I totally understand the kind of
    endeavor LV2 would be...
    In an ideal world I'd be happy for Rosegarden to do 'just' MIDI
    JACK Midi), and then have external software do the plugins. I've
    a lot about e.g. rendering with jack freewheel etc. but I think the
    trend now is to go on Linux to the one-DAW-does-it-all probably
    of commercial software like Bitwig or Reaper now available for
    Linux and
    having that approach and Ardour trying to follow on that (albeit IMHO
    still lacking to much in the MIDI department).

    Enough rambling there, just my 2 cents :-)

    > Let us continue to ignore those that might pipe up, "Why support
    > of those when you could just support Pipewire instead?" ;)
    > On 2/17/23 17:38, Ted Felix wrote:
    >>   No plans.  I would love to do it, though. Along with JACK MIDI.
    >> Need to find some more time.
    >> Ted.
    >> On 2/17/23 10:05 PM, david wrote:
    >>> Inspired by a question from Paul Davus on the
    Linux-Users-Audio list,
    >>> when he replied to my request that Yoshimi add DSSI support:
    "Why do
    >>> you want DSSI instead of LV2?"
    >>> I replied that Rosegarden doesn't support LV2.
    >>> I see this feature request:
    >>> https://sourceforge.net/p/rosegarden/feature-requests/462/
    >>> The last item on that list quotes someone else saying:
    >>>> Rosegarden does not need native LV2. Carla should have all the
    >>>> plugin support needed for a project. We don't need several
    >>>> all doing the same thing.
    >>> Only issue with that for me is, I went to my Debian 11
    repository -
    >>> and Carla isn't there. It's not available in Debian.
    Apparently only
    >>> through KXStudio repository?
    >>> I would still prefer RG having LV2 support built-in, instead of
    >>> having to install yet another program.
    >>> Ideas?

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