Add a VU meter and/or a oscilloscope to Sound Recorder

Bug #208549 reported by Fred on 2008-03-28
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GNOME media utilities
gnome-media (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Add a VU meter and a oscilloscope to the Sound Recorder (gnome-sound-recorder).

So that you can see the audio input as a sine wave.

Fred (eldmannen+launchpad) wrote :

I've added a mockup image to explain the concept.
Excuse me for the crappy mockup.

It should be prettier than that.
And it should be one wave not two.

Götz Christ (g-christ) wrote :

It would be a good idea, so it is posible to know when the microphone works, and more.

Toni Ruottu (toni-ruottu) wrote :

I wonder, if it would be too hard to implement, but it would be really cool, if we could get something like this in the mixer as well. Understanding audio routing is insanely hard with many modern sound cards.

Toni Ruottu (toni-ruottu) wrote :

Created a feature request for mixer visuals at

Michele Mangili (mangilimic) wrote :

I'm moving this report to gnome-media because this report doesn't belong to sound-record but gnome-sound-record.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report, there is a similar request on

Changed in gnome-media:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gnome-media:
status: Unknown → New
Fred (eldmannen+launchpad) wrote :

Two years later, still not implemented.

Changed in gnome-media:
importance: Unknown → Medium
Changed in gnome-media:
status: New → Expired
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