[ardour-dev] Creating sound files

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Jun 6 07:00:22 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 14:27 +0100, John Emmas wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jesse Chappell" <jesse at essej.net>
> > On 6/6/07, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> >
> > > the playlist is simply a time-ordered series of regions or "events".
> > > regions are just references to parts of one or more sources (right now,
> > > in 2.0-ongoing and earlier, a region only references a single source;
> >
> > To be precise, there can be regions with multiple channels, and they
> > refer to one source per channel.
> >
> Are sources always mono then?  In other words, if there's a stereo region on
> a 2-channel playlist, would that eventually lead to 2 mono source files - or
> can the source files have multiple channels?

ardour's native sources (ones generated by capture or import) are always
mono, but we happily handle multichannel sources if the user embeds one.

there is a channel specifier in the XML node.


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