soniK 1.0.0 review

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soniK is an open source digital audio editor for Linux, using the KDE platform

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Rob Walker
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soniK is an open source digital audio editor for Linux, using the KDE platform.

Here are some key features of "soniK":
Record audio using your computer's soundcard
Visualise the audio as a waveform or a spectrogram
Edit the audio and transform it with a wide variety of plugins
Generate new sounds
Develop your own plugins using the soniK SDK

soniK uses the aRts sound system from KDE which means a wide variety of soundcards are supported. Future versions of soniK will also use the JACK sound system which provides real-time, low-latency sound input/output.

soniK uses LADSPA plugins to apply effects to sound files. Several packages of plugins are available, providing hundreds of effects and you should install some of these to get the most out of soniK. Available packages include:

SWH plugins
Computer Music Toolkit
Tom's Audio Processing plugins

soniK uses KDE's network transparency features to allow you to edit files on remote machines

KDE 3.3 or greater
LADSPA plugins (optional)
SWH plugins
CMT plugins
TAP plugins

What's New in This Release:
Build fixes
Fix crash when no audio plugins available
Minor cosmetic changes
Update documentation

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