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XO Wave: Old News

XO Wave News

This page contains older news about XO Wave. For the latest, view our newsletter page.

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News XO Audio releases 19th Beta (12/12/06)

XO Wave 0.19.0 includes many new features, including an Envelope Generator effect (useful for more than just ducking), a ton of major improvements to existing features, such as CD burning, import and export, and a beautiful new look. There are over 100 changes since the 18th beta, thanks to lots of user feedback!
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News XO Audio releases 18th Beta (6/28/06)

The latest release of XO Wave includes over 50 new features and bugfixes, including support for Audio Units, CD Text burning, file metadata support, and major edit window enhancements. Also included are a number of smaller improvements, mostly suggested by users, such as improved pre-/post- roll options, and multi-track selections and editing.
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News XO Audio releases 17th Beta (1/11/06)

This release of XO Wave includes a lot of new capabilities, including compatibility with Audio Hijack Pro and improved performance. There have also been minor cosmetic and functionality improvements to contextual help and the Edit window's ruler. In addition, you can now buy XO Wave Pro directly from our .
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News XO Audio announces Songs 4 Bugs program (12/20/05)

In order to encourage user feedback, XO Audio announced a Songs 4 Bugs program. By reporting bugs, users can now receive a $10 gift certificate to the iTunes music store. See our press release or the Songs 4 Bugs web page for details.
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News XO Audio releases 16th Beta (10/8/05)

This release expands on 0.15's QuickTime capabilities, adding support for any QuickTime audio/video format, with explicit shortcuts for AAC (.m4a) and iPod video formats. The option is given to export any portion of the session, and to open in iTunes when the export is complete. This release also improves Red Book standards compliance and allows adjustment of CD pregap lengths on Mac OS X, with drives that support this feature.
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News XO Audio releases 15th Beta (9/30/05)

This release vastly improves QuickTime support, including support for syncing and exporting. In addition, this release includes a number of lesser features and bug-fixes.
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News XO Audio releases 14th Beta (8/30/05)

Topping the list of major enhancements in this version is automation on most effect parameters. In addition, this release includes a number of other major enhancements, including improved Edit window, and the ability to import QuickTime readable files (Mac OS X only), as well as many smaller improvements.
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News XO Wave releases 13th Beta (2/14/05)

Along with a number of bug-fixes, this release incorporates a number of user suggestions such as a new "Parametric" effect, which supports up to 7 bands of fully parametric EQ, support for 24 FPS timecode (Film) and 25 FPS timecode (EBU/PAL/SECAM), and the ability to rebuild corrupt or missing overview files. A few minor visual enhancements have also been made to fades, metering, and the new Effect window.
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News XO Wave releases 12th Beta (2/2/05)

Thanks to lots of user feedback, this release includes a major reworking of the GUI. You'll find dozens of new features in the Edit window especially, but also lots of small changes throughout the software. Be sure to take advantage of the new mailing lists to report your experiences!
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News XO Wave has two new mailing lists! (1/26/05)

You can now find out about the latest releases and services by joining the XO Wave announcement mailing list. To get your questions answered by other XO Wave users and developers, you can use the new unofficial discussion group!
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News XO Wave releases Eleventh Beta (11/15/04)

This release includes a number of bug fixes and small enhancements.
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News XO Wave releases Tenth Beta (11/06/04)

This release includes a number of small bug fixes, especially for the Mac platform.
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News XO Wave releases Ninth Beta (10/27/04)

This release improves the behavior of the windows so it feels more like a native application on all platforms. It also adds improved management of versions, an improved Linux installer and some minor bug fixes.
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News XO Wave releases Eighth Beta (10/23/04)

XO Wave's Eighth beta includes improvements to help with file management, especially importing audio files. On the Mac, files can be imported easily from audio CDs. Support for some of the more common AIFC files has also been added. This release also includes a number of small enhancements and bug fixes, especially for the Mac.
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News XO Wave Releases Seventh Beta (10/8/04)

XO Wave's seventh beta includes a number of minor enhancements and bug fixes, which should improve performance and usability, especially in the Edit window.
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News XO Wave Releases Sixth Beta (9/24/04)

XO Wave's sixth beta includes previewing of regions, contextual menus, nicer rendering of fades and cross fades as well as a number of minor enhancements and bug fixes.
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News XO Wave Releases Fifth Beta (9/1/04)

XO Wave's fifth beta adds a few features such as support for Microsoft WAVE files, improved file and region management, and a number of minor enhancements and bug fixes.
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News XO Wave Releases Fourth Beta (8/11/04)

XO Wave's fourth beta release adds advanced memory locations and offers some minor improvements to the interface.
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News XO Wave Releases Third Beta (7/30/04)

XO Wave's third beta release adds a number of new features including CD burning, and a new "Edit Softening" feature that makes editing even easier. Also included are numerous bug fixes and minor enhancements.
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News XO Wave Releases Second Beta (6/22/04)

XO Wave's second beta release adds a number of features including real-time cross fades, as well as numerous enhancements and bug fixes. Improvements should be especially noticeable on the Mac platform which has received some serious attention.
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News XO Wave is selected as 4Front Technologies "Killer App of the Month" (6/11/04)

XO Wave was recently selected as 4Front Technologies "Killer App of the Month." 4Front technologies developed the first sound card drivers for Linux and remains both a leader in Linux as well as the preeminent developer of sound drivers for other Unix platforms. Their drivers are the only drivers to deliver compatibility across Unix platforms. In addition, 4Front Technologies is the developer of XMMS, an incredibly popular media player for Unix.
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