Hydrogen 0.9.6 RC 2

Hydrogen is an advanced drum machine for your Mac
Hydrogen is an easy to use tool that aims to bring professional yet simple and intuitive pattern-based drum programming.

Hydrogen is available for the most important platforms.

Main features:

  • General:
  • Very user-friendly, modular, fast and intuitive graphical interface based on QT 3.
  • Sample-based stereo audio engine, with import of sound samples in .wav, .au and .aiff formats.
  • Support of samples in compressed FLAC file.
  • Sequencer and mixer:
  • Pattern-based sequencer, with unlimited number of patterns and ability to chain patterns into a song.
  • Up to 64 ticks per pattern with individual level per event and variable pattern length.
  • 32 instrument tracks with volume, mute, solo, pan capabilities.
  • Multi layer support for instruments (up to 16 samples for each instrument).
  • Ability to import/export song files.
  • Unique human velocity, human time, pitch and swing functions.
  • Multiple patterns playing at once.
  • Other:
  • JACK, ALSA, PortAudio and OSS audio drivers.
  • ALSA MIDI and PortMidi input with assignable midi-in channel (1..16, ALL).
  • Import/export of drumkits.
  • Export song to wav file.
  • Export song to midi file.

last updated on:
June 20th, 2014, 14:04 GMT
file size:
38.5 MB
license type:
developed by:
Alessandro Cominu
operating system(s):
Mac OS X
binary format:
Universal Binary
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What's New in This Release:
  • new build system (cmake)
  • add undo for song/pattern editor
  • jack-session support
  • jack-midi support
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