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+Jalv is a simple but fully featured LV2 host for Jack which exposes plugin
+ports to Jack, essentially making any LV2 plugin function as a Jack
+For more information, see <http://drobilla.net/software/jalv>.
+Jalv is a small program which is useful, but also intended to be an appropriate
+test host for plugin development. It runs plugins from the command line with
+no user interaction, is light enough to run in valgrind, and is capable of
+dumping all communication between the plugin and its UI in a human readable
+To make it simple to test plugins in hosts that use different toolkits, there
+are several Jalv executables: jalv, jalv.gtk, jalv.gtkmm, and jalv.qt.
+ -- David Robillard <d@drobilla.net>