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Calf studiogear is an extensive and high quality plugin pack for professional audio production under Linux. It provides a lot of synthesizers, effects and signal processing for the use with LV2 audio production suites (like Ardour) or as stand-alone through JACK.

Calf with all of its new features and processors isn't officially released by now so you have to grab the GIT-repository from sourceforge.net until we are ready for a stable release.

» calf.sourceforge.net

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Calf 0.0.60 Released! And Everyone Was Like *mooooooooooo*

Calf-PartyFinally! Calf 0.0.60 is here! Get out all your party hats and do the moooo style!!1

Release Notes

Just in time for Linux Audio Conference 2015, we are presenting the new 
release of Calf. This release features:

* a large number of new plugins from the Calf Team members and some new 
* technology updates to reflect the evolution of the LV2 plugin 
* many improvements, both in terms of user interface and the plugin 
* bug fixes for the framework and the plugins

Thanks to: jhammen, falkTX, distrozapper, SadKo, David Robillard, Pere 
Ràfols Soler, domohawk, Adrian Knoth, drgreenthumb, Bill Kirkpatrick, 
Wladimir van der Laan and others for all the patches, bug reports, 
testing, investigative work and other valuable contributions.

16 New Plug-Ins:

* Emphasis
* Mono Compressor
* Compensation Delay
* Transient Designer
* Tape Simulator
* X-Over 2 Band
* X-Over 3 Band
* X-Over 4 Band
* Crusher
* Vocoder
* Ring Modulator
* Haas Stereo Enhancer
* Sidechain Limiter
* Reverse Delay
* 30 Band Graphical Equalizer
* Envelope Filter

Updates To Plug-Ins:

* EQ: seamless frequency changes
* EQ: M-S and L/R filters
* EQ: Analyzer and individual filter graphs, zoomable graph
* Multiband devices: Linkwitz-Riley crossovers
* Analyzer: new viewing modes, zoom fader
* Limiters: oversampling
* Sidechain devices with dedicated inputs
* Fluidsynth: dedicated Preset per MIDI channel
* Reverb: increased pre-delay range
* Wavetable: lots of improvements (still considered experimental)
* Vintage Delay: tap tempo button, sync to host
* Monosynth: Unison in OSC2, transpose in OSC1
* Saturator/Exciter/Bass Enhancer: autmatic oversampling
* Transient Designer: filters for envelope detection
* Lots of updates to different UIs

Updates To Rack:

* Connect window
* Plug-in menu with submenus and icons
* Multi column layout

Updates To Framework:

* Seamless bypass
* MIDI control for parameters
* Jack session support
* Automation
* Value entries for all widgets
* Frequency handles in graphs
* Rewrite of line graph (more features, better performance, better api)
* Rewrite of the GTK user interface to get rid of gtk engines
  (everything is drawn in Cairo now)
* Rewrite of knobs for better accuracy
* Design updates in UI
* VU-Meters with dB
* Manuals: better menu, more plug-in descriptions, new design
* Connect window for calfjcakhost
* Check RDF files with Sordi


* Better appearance of plug-ins in Ardour menu
* New icon
  1. 7 comments on “Calf 0.0.60 Released! And Everyone Was Like *mooooooooooo*”

  2. durfnap

    \o/ wooooooohooooooo
    ähh I meant mmmmmoooooooooooooo 😀

    Thanks a lot folks!!!
    Btw I liked the introducing video a lot!!! It was very informative and well done, had a whole lot of fun!!! 🙂

    Great Job over all and again!

    Thank you very very much for this great tools in the linux world!!

  3. Markus Schmidt

    Hey durfnap,

    thanks a lot for your appreciation, you’re welcome .)

    Best, Markus.

  4. Holger Marzen

    Since I use Qtractor I use the CALF plugin suite. The graphical user interface is not only eye candy, it helps a lot to set thresholds in compressors and limiters.

    CALF EQ and multiband limiter replace now JAMIN completely. They add some sparks and decent loudness without changing the overall sound.

    Thanks for this great plugin suite!


  5. Markus Schmidt

    Hey Holger,

    I’m very happy to hear that these plug-ins obtain such a lot of acceptance.

    Cheers, Markus.

  6. Frank Neumann

    Me too…ahemm..mooo too!

    Congratulations on this release! I love Markus‘ demonstration videos on YouTube, and I think the Calf suite is really among the best LV2 plugins out there. Really inspiring for musicians!

    Looking forward to meet you soon in Mainz :-).


  7. eggsperde

    One more happy camper here! It seems that most people are bitchin‘ around with positive feedback being a scarce resource on the internet… therefore chiming in with durfnap and Markus – CALF is awesome and a pleasure to experiment with and especially look at! BIG Thanks!!!!

  8. Markus Schmidt

    Hey Frank, hey eggsperde,

    vielen Dank! Seriously, the acceptance of our software is worth a bazillion bucks.

    Looking forward to meet you @ LAC 2015 – Chrischi and Krzysztof will be there, too.

    Best, Markus.

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