Csound

WinXound

WinXound Description:
WinXound is a free and open-source Front-End GUI Editor for CSound 5, CSoundAV,
CSoundAC, with Python and Lua support, developed by Stefano Bonetti.
It runs on Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OsX and Linux.
WinXound is optimized to work with the new CSound 5 compiler.


WinXound Features:
  • Edit CSound, Python and Lua files (csd, orc, sco, py, lua) with Syntax Highlight and Rectangular Selection;
  • Run CSound, CSoundAV, CSoundAC, Python and Lua compilers;
  • Run external language tools (QuteCsound, Idle, or other GUI Editors);
  • CSound analysis user friendly GUI;
  • Integrated CSound manual help;
  • Possibilities to set personal colors for the syntax highlighter;
  • Convert orc/sco to csd or csd to orc/sco;
  • Split code into two windows horizontally or vertically;
  • CSound csd explorer (File structure for Tags and Instruments);
  • CSound Opcodes autocompletion menu;
  • Line numbers;
  • Bookmarks;
  • ...and much more ... (Download it!)

Web Site and Contacts:
- Web: winxound.codeplex.com
- Email: stefano_bonetti@tin.it (or stefano_bonetti@alice.it)


 
REQUIREMENTS

System requirements for Microsoft Windows:

System requirements for Apple Mac OsX:

System requirements for Linux:

  • Gnome environment or libraries;
  • Please, read carefully the "ReadMe" file in the source code.



INSTALLATION AND USAGE

Microsoft Windows Installation and Usage:
  • Download and install the Microsoft Framework .Net version 2.0 or major (only for Windows Xp);
  • Download and install the latest version of CSound 5 (http://sourceforge.net/projects/csound);
  • Download the WinXound zipped file, decompress it where you want (see the (*)note below), and double-click on "WinXound_Net" executable;
  • (*)note: THE WINXOUND FOLDER MUST BE LOCATED IN A PATH WHERE YOU HAVE FULL READ AND WRITE PERMISSION (for example in your User Personal folder).
Apple Mac OsX Installation and Usage:
  • Download and install the latest version of CSound 5 (http://sourceforge.net/projects/csound);
  • Download the WinXound zipped file, decompress it and drag WinXound.app to your Applications folder (or where you want). Launch it from there.

Linux Installation and Usage:

  • Download and install the latest version of CSound 5 for your distribution;
  • Ubuntu (32/64 bit): Download the WinXound zipped file, decompress it in a location where you have the full read and write permissions;
  • To compile the source code:
    1) Before to compile WinXound you need to install:
    - gtkmm-2.4 (libgtkmm-2.4-dev) >= 2.12
    - vte (libvte-dev)
    - webkit-1.0 (libwebkit-dev)

    2) To compile WinXound open the terminal window, go into the uncompressed "winxound_gtkmm" directory and type:
    ./configure
    make

    3) To use WinXound without installing it:
    make standalone
    ./bin/winxound
    [Note: WinXound folder must be located in a path where you have full read and write permission.]

    4) To install WinXound:
    make install


Source Code:

  • Windows: The source code is written in C# using Microsoft Visual Studio C# Express Edition 2008.
  • OsX: The source code is written in Cocoa and Objective-C using XCode 3.2 version.
  • Linux: The source code is written in C++ (Gtkmm) using Anjuta.


Note: The TextEditor is entirely based on the wonderful SCINTILLA text control by Neil Hodgson (http://www.scintilla.org).




Screenshots:

Look at: winxound.codeplex.com 



Credits:
Many thanks for suggestions and debugging help to Roberto Doati, Gabriel Maldonado, Mark Jamerson, Andreas Bergsland, Oeyvind Brandtsegg, Francesco Biasiol, Giorgio Klauer, Paolo Girol, Francesco Porta, Eric Dexter, Menno Knevel, Joseph Alford, Panos Katergiathis, James Mobberley, Fabio Macelloni, Giuseppe Silvi, Maurizio Goina, Andrés Cabrera, Peiman Khosravi, Rory Walsh and Luis Jure.