Install Giada 0.8.0 in Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.04, Linux Mint

November 5, 2013 — Leave a comment

Giada is a minimal, hardcore audio tool for DJs and live performers. Just pick your sample, drop it in any channel, and start the show by using this tiny piece of software as a loop machine, drum machine, sequencer, live sampler, or effect (VST) host. Giada aims to be a compact and portable virtual device for production use and live sets.

Giada 0.8.0 brings initial MIDI input support. It also fixes many annoying bugs and introduces some minor improvements.

giada 0.8 ubuntu


  • initial MIDI input support
  • Fix freeze when recording audio inputs on a second channel
  • Fix ‘R’ button to show up even if the channel has no actions
  • Fix weird drawings of keypress actions in action editor
  • Free channel: delete ‘R’ button as well
  • Shift+key does not kill loop mode channels in a wait status
  • Fix issue with ‘R’ button and newly added actions
  • Remove “left”/”right” labels from main buttons

Download & Install Giada:

First check your OS type under System Settings -> Details. Choose to download the DEB from the official links below:

Giada for Linux, DEB (32 bit)

Giada for Linux, DEB (64 bit)

Then uncompress the package and click to open the .deb file in result folder with Ubuntu Software Center.

install giada deb file

Finally click install button. Once installed, start Giada from Unity Dash.

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