Beast is a music composition and modular synthesis application. As input methods, it offers a multitrack editor, a piano roll, and supports pattern editing. It has a wide range of technical abilities like sequencing, unlimited undo/redo history, real-time synthesis with multiprocessor support, full duplex 32-bit audio rendering, seeking at sample granularity, on demand loading of partial wave files, on the fly decoding of various sample formats, aliasing free oscillators, and full scripting support.
0.11.027 Jun 2017 08:59
This release brings a truckload of new stuff like Soundfont support, true multi threading for the DSP module calculations, faster startup times, a number of optimizations and fixes and prebuilt binary package: https://dist.testbit.org/beast/deb/beast_0.11.0_amd64.deb
0.10.015 Jun 2017 15:02
The Beast code is undergoing some large transformations, which are documented in more detail in the toplevel file HACKING.md. This version has some notable new features for developers.
0.9.216 Sep 2015 13:40
The Beast code is undergoing some large transformations, which are documented in more detail in the toplevel file HACKING.md. This release includes fixes and many build optimizations.
0.9.028 Oct 2014 14:39
This release includes many fixes, build and dependency updates. In particular Rapicorn-14.10 is now required and for 32bit platforms, upgrading is strongly recommended.
0.8.231 Jul 2014 09:22
This release comes with newly added support for the FLAC sample file format, thanks to Stefan Westerfeld.