Toolbox for acoustic scene creation and rendering

TASCAR is an open-source software platform for real-time interactive virtual acoustic environment rendering in laboratory environments, licensed under GPL-2.0. The source code is hosted at https://github.com/HoerTech-gGmbH/tascar/. Binary packages and commercial support is available from Hörtech gGmbH. For the current user manual (pdf) see manual.pdf.

Installation instructions

Latest news

TASCAR 0.209 released

Addition of A weighting to level metering, some GUI improvements and bug fixes. Switching of meter weighting at run-time is now possible.

TASCAR 0.207 released

Improvements of the content authorship and right management system.

TASCAR 0.205 released

Implementation of arbitrary order 3D HOA encoding and decoding, with mode matching and ALLRAD decoder.

Technical paper on TASCAR

The internals of TASCAR are now available as a Open Access journal paper:
Grimm, Giso; Luberadzka, Joanna; Hohmann, Volker. A Toolbox for Rendering Virtual Acoustic Environments in the Context of Audiology. Acta Acustica united with Acustica, Volume 105, Number 3, May/June 2019, pp. 566-578(13), doi:10.3813/AAA.919337

TASCAR 0.200 released

With April 30, 2019, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS reaches end-of-life. Version 0.200 is the last version of TASCAR with support for Ubuntu 14.04.