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Guitarix is a virtual guitar amplifier for Linux running on Jack Audio Connection Kit. It is free as in speech and free as in beer. The available sourcecode allows to build it on other UNIX-like systems, too, namely for BSD and for MacOSX.

Ultimate Guide to Getting Started With Guitarix | Libre Music Production. What is Guitarix? Guitarix is a modular, virtual amplifier for Linux. With Guitarix you can choose different preamp and amp models, combine them with various effects and speaker cabinet emulations to come up with your very own tones. Guitarix comes as a standalone application but its modules are also available in the LV2 plugin format, which you can incorporate into your DAW of choice. Furthermore, it can even be run headless, so you can turn a Raspberry Pi, or any other such devices, into a dedicated amp modeler. You can even control Guitarix via a MIDI controller or foot-board.

Connecting up your guitar into Guitarix Before you get started, you will need to know how to correctly get your guitar signal into your computer. Demystifying JACK – A Beginners Guide to Getting Started with JACK Your next consideration depends on what type of audio interface you are using. If your audio interface has an instrument input, use this. Next, start up Guitarix. Interface explained Effects Config mode.

Guitarix updates | Libre Music Production. Things have been moving along for the Guitarix project lately. First of all, they have a new website/forum theme. Also, their website now has a new domain at, while the source code is still hosted at sourceforge. Hermann Meyer has recently been working on pedal simulations generated from schematic files, using Guitarix's Ampsim Toolkit. You will now find the following pedal simulations in Guitarix's git repository - Fuzz Face JH1Fuzz Face Fuller ModsFuzz Face Roger MayerFoxey LadyColorsound TonebenderSustainer+Muff (Big Muff Pi)Screamig BirdHornetHigh Frequency BrightenerLPB-1 BoosterHogs Foot On the design front, Markus Schmidt is making great progress.

And last but not least, the winner of the first Faust Open Source Software Competition was announced at LAC 2015, and the winner was ... Guitarix - GNU/Linux Virtual Amplifier. Guitarix. GRasPi, un ampli guitare qui tourne avec une Raspberry Pi et Guitarix ! Guitarix vous connaissez ? Il s’agit d’une application OpenSource tournant sous Linux qui permet de créer un amplificateur de guitare électrique totalement virtuel. Une de ces machines qui créent des effets sonores logiciellement en analysant et en déformant le son. Totalement libre, l’application tourne parfaitement bien sous Raspbian, le système d’exploitation de la Pi. Cela a donné l’idée à un ingénieux développeur Italien de créer GRasPi. Un ampli où le coeur de la machine est une Raspberry Pi.

L’objet est en financement participatif sur Kickstarter où il est proposé à 275€ pièce SANS carte Raspberry Pi. Une fois installée à bord, il faudra télécharger une image système fournie par GRasPi, image comprenant l’OS Raspbian Jessie associée à une version de Guitarix adaptée à l’usage sous Raspberry Pi. Le kit au complet avec la carte Raspberry Pi à droite Un traitement du son direct ou via le codec piloté par la Raspberry Pi Le logiciel Guitarix.