What is Rivendell?
Rivendell is a complete radio broadcast automation solution, with facilities for the acquisition, management, scheduling and playout of audio content. It has all of the features one would expect in a modern, fully-fledged radio automation system, including support for both PCM and MPEG audio encoding, full voicetracking and log customization as well as support for a wide variety of third party software and hardware. As a robust, functionally complete digital audio system for broadcast radio applications, Rivendell uses industry standard components like the GNU/Linux Operating System, the AudioScience HPI Driver Architecture and the MySQL Database Engine. Rivendell is available under the GNU Public License.
Rivendell is feature-complete and on the air at many radio stations world wide.
Designed for efficient on-air use, with large, touchscreen-friendly controls. Up to three full automation logs may be operated from a single computer. Extensive support for live assist environments, with multiple SoundPanel arrays available at the touch of a finger. All configuration is done by means of point and click interfaces -- no arcane configuration files to edit! Designed by radio broadcasters, for radio broadcasters. Completely free and open -- no dongles, unlock codes, software keys or other arbitrary limitations.