Petri-Foo is a fork of the Specimen sampler project. Specimen was originally developed by Pete Bessman. Petri-Foo was forked from Specimen SVN revision 89 by James Morris in February of 2011.
The current release is petri-foo-0.1.87.tar.bz2 released on 6th August 2012. This is a bug-fix release and is the recommended version for most users.
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Petri-Foo --------- Petri-Foo is a fork of the Specimen Sampler project. Specimen was originally developed by Pete Bessman. See the AUTHORS file for the list of other authors who've made contributions. Petri-Foo is forked and developed by James Morris (Feb 2011 +), with recent code contributions by Brendan Jones (July 2011 +). Differences, additions and improvements over Specimen ------------------------------------------------------ * Default patch with saw-wave sample. * Raw/Headerless sample file loading. * JACK session support. * Non Session Manager support with switch functionality. * 'Full Save' for archiving patch banks and the samples each patch uses. * Auto-Preview samples within the file selector. * User-interface updated to contemporary GTK2 standards. * Improved waveform rendering. * Improved visual indication of play and loop selections. * Play and loop point navigation. * Improved waveform zooming, and addition of mouse-wheel zooming. * Fading and X-Fading of sample. * Improved MIDI CC handling. * User-configurable modulation routing of ADSR, LFO, and MIDI CC. * Keyboard tracking, and inverted keyboard tracking. * Overall ADSR time scalable by keyboard tracking. * Per-patch velocity range. * Invertible velocity sensing. * Amplitude modulation of LFO output. * Removal of deprecated code, and customized PHAT library for an improved life-span. * Last-used directory recall. * Shift/Control + Left-Mouse-Click for increased slider precision. * JACK Audio output only, ALSA audio output removed. * Removed LASH support.
 See the AUTHORS file for the list of other authors who've made contributions to Specimen.
 Although ALSA audio output has been removed, ALSA MIDI support is still in place.