xplanetFX renders high quality wallpapers of mother earth on your desktop. An extensive GUI (GTK) provides a lot of features and settings. Various templates place the planet inside different scenes and make shure your desktop never gets boring again. With realtime light, shadows and clouds!

traGtor is a graphical user interface for the awesome conversion tool ffmpeg. With multi streams, presets, multi language and a lot of other features traGtor is a handy tool for converting all audio and video formats through ffmpeg. traGtor is based on GTK and Python.

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

guess is a tool to launch (and kill) different setups of programs. It was invented to startup all needed synthesizers, audio suites, MIDI sequencers and stuff with the correct source files on the right desktop for a single audio production with just one click.

xplanetFX - series: Mit xplanetFX ganze Bilderserien erstellen

oRainge Theme: GTK-, GDM-, Metacity-, Icons-Theme

oRainge gDesklets: Sprechende Uhren, Kalender, System-Widgets (manual)

photogen:c SVG-Icons: Diverse High-Quality-Icons im SVG-Format

traffick: Serverumgebungen testen. Durch skalierbares Threading erzeugt traffick Unmengen an Suchanfragen und Webseitenaufrufen, um ein hohes Maß an Vorratsdaten Netzwerkauslastung zu simulieren.

GIMP Plug-In “Moderated Blur” for Tilt Shift and Depth-Of-Field Effects

stuff (de) guess calf traGtor xplanetFX

SHOUTlist – New service to create playlists from SHOUTcast stations

Donnerstag, den 23. März 2017

I love using RadioTray. But getting your stations list right really sucks. So I decided to set up a web service for generating playlists from SHOUTcasts stations.

Playlists can be generated in different formats, for example M3U, PLS and more. But the main intention was to generate a bookmarks.xml to be used in RadioTray. This is the only format by now supporting the SHOUTlist feature with folders and subfolders.

And here it is:


RecJack 0.2.3: Minor Fixes

Dienstag, den 11. Oktober 2016
version 0.2.3:
* Fix desktop file and add french description (thanks to trebmuh from

version 0.2.2:
* Fix control file (dependency for jack-capture)

Guitarix: New Texturized Themes

Freitag, den 27. Mai 2016

Guitarix got some colorful updates, thanks to these people:


Additionally the Aluminium theme got an update and I crushed most of the PNG images to reduce the package size.

HippieGrungy SunPsycedelicGrungy Sun DarkGrandmaAluminium

Short Tutorial: How to Enhance a Vocal Recording (Interview) w/Calf Studio Gear

Donnerstag, den 26. Mai 2016

Ikhider asked for some hints on producing a recording of an interview with Calf Studio Gear, so here it is.

xplanetFX 2.6.8 – 2.6.9: Some Fixes

Mittwoch, den 11. Mai 2016
Version 2.6.9:
* Attempt to fix autostart on KDE5

Version 2.6.8:
* New URLs for NASA Blue Marble images

Guitarix 0.35.0 released!

Sonntag, den 24. April 2016

Guitarix_0.35.0The Guitarix developers proudly present

Guitarix release 0.35.0

Guitarix is a tube amplifier simulation for
jack (Linux), with an additional mono and a stereo effect rack.
Guitarix includes a large list of plugins[*] and support LADSPA / LV2 plugs as well.

The guitarix engine is designed for LIVE usage, and feature ultra fast, glitch and click free, preset switching, full Midi and/or remote controllable (Web UI not included in the distributed tar ball).

This release introduce the new GUI design by Markus Schmidt aka. boomshop

Beside that, it comes with a couple of fixes and some new plugins.
Also included be the MOD UI’s for the LV2 plugins used by the MOD[*]
For all changes, please check out the changelog.

Please refer to our project page for more information:

Download Site:


Please consider visiting our forum or leaving a message on
guitarix-developer@lists.sourceforge.net <mailto:guitarix-developer@lists.sourceforge.net>


[*] http://moddevices.com/

Calf Studio Gear: New Plugin Multi Spread

Samstag, den 23. Januar 2016

Calf_Multi_SpreadMore stereo tools ftw! This one spreads your mono signal into stereo without any additional delay line – just by distributing the frequency spectrum equally between left and right. Choose the amount of filters per band and the direction of the distribution.

Guitarix: Re-Layouting Plugins

Sonntag, den 10. Januar 2016

Guitarix_(gx_head)At the moment I’m quite busy with re-layouting all those single plugins in Guitarix to better fit the overall style and to enhance usability at least a bit. What a shitload of devices… ^^

xplanetFX 2.6.7: New language Polish

Freitag, den 1. Januar 2016
Version 2.6.7:
* New language: Polish by Dariusz - thanks a lot man!
* UI slightly bigger

MOD Devices: New Teaser Page

Montag, den 14. Dezember 2015

facebook_teaserRecently I made a new teaser page for the MOD team (which my own company now is part of), which went live a couple of seconds ago (thanks to Jeremy Jongepier). Subscribe and stay informed about the MOD – I promise it’s *the* killer device for every live musician! =)