Sep 102010

BEAST/BSE and BSE-ALSA version 0.7.2 are available for download:

BEAST is a music composition and modular synthesis application. The “Bedevilled” portion of the names has no religious background, please refer to the About page for more details.


The 0.7.2 release provides new plugins and instruments, and a long list of bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.

TRANSLATORS: Please help us to improve the BEAST translations at Transifex.

Overview of Changes in BEAST/BSE 0.7.2:

  • Moved Beast/BSE to GNU LGPL, use AS-IS license for examples
  • Module changes and additions: ArtsCompressor – Relicensed to LGPL with permission from Matthias Kretz BseContribSampleAndHold – Relicensed to LGPL with permission from Artem Popov DavXTalStrings – Use deterministic random numbers for unit tests BseNoise – Improved random number generator
  • Switched to autogenerated ChangeLogs
  • Error bell can be muted in beast preferences dialog
  • Added multisample creation/editing command line tool: bsewavetool
  • Support adjustable volume, pitching and drum envelopes in .bsewave files
  • Added Retro Acoustic drum kit [Tim, Stefan]
  • New loadable Instruments/Effects:
    - BQS Bass Drum E8012 [Tim, Stefan]
    - BQS Slow Hum [Stefan, William DeVore]
    - FSM Fresh Water Bass instrument [Krzysztof Foltman]
    - FSM Growl Bass instrument [Krzysztof Foltman]
    - FSM Synth String Sweep [Krzysztof Foltman]
  • Added support for loading 32bit and 24bit PCM-format WAV files
  • Added support for gcc-4.4 and automake-1.10
  • Added support for guile-1.8, guile-1.6 remains as minimum requirement
  • Various fixes, improvements and much improved test coverage.
  • Bug fixes: #452604, #468229, #344388, #451086, #450724, #454121, #491552, #450490, #441936, #336766, #433431, #474332, #474244, #456879, #456408, #424897 [Tim Janik, Stefan Westerfeld]
  • Migrated translation support to use awk, sed and po/
  • Updated German translation [Mario Blättermann]
  • Updated Italien translation [Michele Petrecca]
  • Updated Occitan translation [Yannig Marchegay]
  • Updated Brazilian Portugues translation [Leonardo Ferreira Fontenelle]
  • Updated British English translation [David Lodge]
  • Updated Spanish translation [Jorge Gonzalez]
  • Updated Slovenian translation [Andrej Znidarsic]
  • Updated Danish translation [Joe Hansen]
  • Updated French translation [Bruno Brouard]
  • Added Norwegian bokmal translation [Kjartan Maraas]
  • Added Ukrainian translation [Maxim V. Dziumanenko]

Overview of Changes in BSE-ALSA 0.7.2:

  • Fixes for automake-1.10 builds
  • Moved Beast/BSE to GNU LGPL

UPDATES: Updated translator instructions and uploaded a new release tarball with build fixes.

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  6 Responses to “10.09.2010 BEAST/BSE release 0.7.2 available”

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