Tracktion engine now open source

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Tracktion engine now open source

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Re: Tracktion engine now open source

Postby carlv » Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:34 pm

This is totally out of my wheelhouse, but could this possibly be used to build an A/B mix reference and analysis type plugin ?

Similar to things like...

https://www.masteringthemix.com/products/reference

https://www.plugin-alliance.com/en/prod ... ricab.html

https://www.samplemagic.com/details/184/magic-ab

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Re: Tracktion engine now open source

Postby CrocoDuck » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:07 pm

carlv wrote:This is totally out of my wheelhouse, but could this possibly be used to build an A/B mix reference and analysis type plugin ?


Looks like it. However, you could probably do the same with Faust, at least the DSP code + ugly GUI. Or, use JUCE. Or with Faust + JUCE, which is getting possible nowadays.
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Re: Tracktion engine now open source

Postby carlv » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:43 pm

[quote=However, you could probably do the same with Faust, at least the DSP code + ugly GUI. Or, use JUCE. Or with Faust + JUCE, which is getting possible nowadays.[/quote]

Just finished watching this introductory vid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko9RWpjUHPc where at a glance, everything seems to be pretty much self contained. As mentioned, i don't know anything from nothing in this realm, so respectfully... Why would i (or anyone else for that matter) find a need to bring Faust into the mix as well ? Gives me brain pain just thinking about it. :x
And i would prefer to have a sleek-n-cool looking GUI if at all possible. :lol:

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Re: Tracktion engine now open source

Postby CrocoDuck » Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:23 am

carlv wrote:Just finished watching this introductory vid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko9RWpjUHPc where at a glance, everything seems to be pretty much self contained. As mentioned, i don't know anything from nothing in this realm, so respectfully... Why would i (or anyone else for that matter) find a need to bring Faust into the mix as well ? Gives me brain pain just thinking about it.


Faust is very convenient to create DSP algorithms, which then you can include in any C++ project, also JUCE projects. What takes 1000 lines of C++ can easily be one line of Faust. No jokes.

carlv wrote:And i would prefer to have a sleek-n-cool looking GUI if at all possible.


Use JUCE then. It is made by the same people. Actually, JUCE was born to make Tracktion. Probably you don't need all features of the Tracktion engine, and going directly with JUCE can be a sane solution. But I bet you can do that with the Tracktion egine too. If you learn JUCE I think you can go beyond what the Tracktion engine offers to you, should you ever feel the need.
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Re: Tracktion engine now open source

Postby CrocoDuck » Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:50 am

Well, thinking about it some more, looks like you are going to use JUCE anyway when you use the engine... so, the Tracktion engine looks like a sound toolkit-sort-of-thing to start having some fun with. At least after a cursory look. I think you will have anything you need to create that kind of plugin you are after.
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Re: Tracktion engine now open source

Postby sadko4u » Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:42 pm



Nothing special, as expected, except some built-in plugins and third-party DSP code that pretends to be 'optimized'.
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Re: Tracktion engine now open source

Postby carlv » Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:48 pm

CrocoDuck wrote:..., looks like you are going to use JUCE anyway when you use the engine... so, the Tracktion engine looks like a sound toolkit-sort-of-thing to start having some fun with. At least after a cursory look. I think you will have anything you need to create that kind of plugin you are after.


CrocoDuck thanks, that was my thinking, too. The fellow's channel in the vid above is full of Juce tuts and the Juce site as well, so i may just dig in during the winter months to keep meself occupied..and out of trouble.

Again thanks. Now back to our regularly scheduled programming...

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Re: Tracktion engine now open source

Postby carlv » Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:15 pm

Thanks much for the further clarification on that point.


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