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discoDSP releases Highlife source code

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discoDSP HighLife VSTi

discoDSP has the source code of Highlife under a BSD license.

Highlife is a freeware sampler (formerly commercial) with VSTi sampling, sample editor, five built in effects, flexible modulation, parameter morphing, highest offline resampling quality using 512 point SINC.

Releasing the source code means people can enhance Highlife and possibly even port it to Mac or Linux.

The BSD license states that redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  3. Neither the name of copyright holders nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
  4. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgement: This product includes software developed by discoDSP http://www.discodsp.com/ and contributors.

George from discoDSP writes:

This project’s SourceForge.net CVS repository can be checked out through anonymous (pserver) CVS with the following instruction set. The module you wish to check out must be specified as the modulename. When prompted for a password for anonymous, simply press the Enter key. To determine the names of the modules created by this project, you may examine their CVS repository via the provided web-based CVS repository viewer.

cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@highlife.cvs.sourceforge.net: /cvsroot/highlife login

cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@highlife.cvs.sourceforge.net: /cvsroot/highlife co -P modulename

Builds will be released as soon as contributors and enhancements are added.

  • http://www.figuiere.net/hub/blog/ Hub

    How can one port to Linux when it requires a proprietary SDK that does not support Linux?

    And how odd is that choice of the old-and-deprecated-4-clause BSD license?

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