[Ardour-Dev] waveform display for master track
pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Tue Nov 18 01:58:13 PST 2008
John Rigg wrote:
> 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?
When you export the final track you get the wavefile.
In the mean time it doesn't make sense to be filling up a hard disk with
reams of recorded regions when all you want to do is see a visual
representation of the overall levels.
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