[Ardour-Dev] waveform display for master track

John Rigg arddev at sound-man.co.uk
Tue Nov 18 02:01:35 PST 2008

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 12:00:27PM +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> There are two benefits from automating peakfile generation for the 
> master track.
> 1:Workflow Efficiency: Automating a master track with waveform display 
> will improve the work flow for a "DJ mix". It would also be useful for 
> other long sessions like movie/theater soundtracks. In fact it would 
> probably be useful for any kind of mix whether it is 1 minute or 24 
> hours long.
> 2: Session Size Reduction: The master track peak file could be generated 
> automatically while the session is being mixed and stored in memory or 
> to disk. As it would be just the peak file it will cut down on space 
> used compared to having to record the track and then generate the peak file.

What are the benefits of having a waveform display for a mix that isn't
being recorded?


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