Jost v0.5.4
by Jucetice
(Jucetice Website)

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File Size: 1.8 MB
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Last Updated: 2009-06-30
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Software Description

Jost is an open source multi-technology (native VST, LADSPA, DSSI) host for Linux. It will mainly host a chain of plugins per instance, publishing Jack and ALSA_seq ports in order to be connected in your main stream flow.


  • Load VST / LADSPA / DSSI plugins: effects, MIDI effects and synthesizers.
  • Audio routing to / from jack.
  • Routable plugins MIDI and audio I/O (like in your studio).
  • Global mixer with one channel strip for each plugin and mute-bypass buttons.
  • Single track MIDI sequencer with recording.
  • Multiple independent MIDI input/outputs from/to alsa_seq.
  • Internal disk browser with bookmarks support.
  • Support for GUI plugins.
  • Session state load / save.
  • Colour scheme support.

New in v0.5.4

  • Added midi learn for each slider in plugins (right click from internal editor)
  • Added ability to select which midi CC is automating the slider directly from a menu
  • Added midi CC for automation recorded with the session
  • Main graph is bigger and inside a viewport so the currently modular area is bigger
  • Added a viewport navigator for the main graph besides the browser
  • Added colour selector for nodes in modular
  • Added middle click navigation in the modular view
  • Added a simple midi filter plugin (should be improved)
  • Added a midi controller plugin (should be improved)
  • Selecting and moving more than one object in the modular view is now possible
  • Fixed a problem with locking of plugins in the modular area
  • Plugins in modular view now are limited to the main area so you can’t drag off the component
  • Changed plugin window handling (may rewrite this completely later on)
  • Fixed a problem in plugin window menu (first window only responded to commands)
  • Rewrote parameter manager update mechanism (no more memory allocations in realtime thread)
  • Changed the slider in the plugin parameters window
  • Fixed a problem when saving presets with midipads
  • Tweaked to make it compile and run with gcc 4.3.2
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