For Developers

Improve Your Digital Audio Recordings




To build you require:

  • C++
  • cmake

The tools depend on FFTW3 and Boost program options. These can be found as debian packages.
And as rpm packages. On Mac OS X the dependencies can be installed using Homebrew (
To build you also need ronn / ruby-ronn / rubygem-ronn

Preparations Debian/Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install libfftw3-dev libboost-all-dev ruby-ronn

Preparations Centos/Fedora:

sudo yum install gcc gcc-c++ glibc boost-devel fftw-devel rubygem-ronn

Preparations Mac OS X run

brew install boost
brew install fftw
brew install ronn ??? NOT TESTED


To build the xcorrSound tool suite follow these steps:
Download the repository, change directory to the repository and run:

mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..

You will now find all the tools in build/apps/

Build Debian Package

Inside the build directory run:

cpack -G DEB

Now the .deb package file is in the build directory.
To install

sudo dpkg -i scape-xcorrsound*deb

Create Taverna workflows and Components

See toolspecs and README in toolspec/ directory.


  1. Fork the GitHub project
  2. Change the code and push into the forked project
  3. Submit a pull request

To increase the chances of your changes being accepted and merged into the official source here’s a checklist of things to go over before submitting a contribution. For example:

  • Has unit tests (that covers at least 80% of the code)
  • Has documentation (at least 80% of public API)
  • Agrees to contributor license agreement, certifying that any contributed code is original work and that the copyright is turned over to the project


  • Demo site updates
  • User stories on Micro site