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README.txt
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                       H Y D R O G E N          Drum machine
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Hydrogen is an advanced drum machine for GNU/Linux and Mac.
It's main goal is to bring professional yet simple and intuitive pattern-based drum programming.

Features:
__General__
	* Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on QT 4.
	* Sample-based stereo audio engine, with import of sound samples in .wav, .au and .aiff formats.
	* Support of samples in compressed FLAC file.

__Sequencer and mixer__
	* Pattern-based sequencer, with unlimited number of patterns and ability to chain patterns into a song.
	* Up to 64 ticks per pattern with individual level per event and variable pattern length.
	* 32 instrument tracks with volume, mute, solo, pan capabilities.
	* Multi layer support for instruments (up to 16 samples for each instrument).
	* Ability to import/export song files.
	* Unique human velocity, human time, pitch and swing functions.
	* Multiple patterns playing at once.

__Other__
	* JACK, ALSA, PortAudio and OSS audio drivers.
	* ALSA MIDI and PortMidi input with assignable midi-in channel (1..16, ALL).
	* Import/export of drumkits.
	* Export song to wav file.
	* Export song to midi file.

Installation:
	See the INSTALL.txt file.

HomePage
	http://www.hydrogen-music.org


Happy drumming!  :^)

Alessandro Cominu <comix@users.sf.net>
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