"GDAM? What's that? If you're wondering what GDAM stands
for, the answer is "Geoff and Dave's Audio Mixer." First off,
this article is just to whet your appetite. If you're seeking a
detailed review, this isn't it. Here, I discuss what this
software does best, improvements that could be made, and a few
tricks to quickly get it up and running."
"An audio mixer works sort of like a DJ turntable tool. It lets
you accomplish things you might do with a set of turntables and a
microphone. You can tweak MP3 and WAV files until they barely
resemble their original state. You can add beats to an existing
track or you can fade one song to another -- much like the XMMS
crossfade plugin, but you can set it at a certain point within the
song or do it manually. Basically, it's a great DJ tool and even
fun for the novice to tweak."
"As for improvements, this software isn't exactly the most
attractive tool. Its interface feels clumsy and extremely
non-intuitive. It does work however, but it's hard even to get
going. But you don't have to go through the horror I did. Basic
improvements needed are graphical. With another toolkit (maybe GTK+
or Qt) and a bit of direction this thing can really start
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