[Ardour-Dev] waveform display for master track

John Rigg arddev at sound-man.co.uk
Tue Nov 18 04:31:48 PST 2008

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 04:58:13PM +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> John Rigg wrote:
> >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.

But surely you need to record said track before you can export it.
> 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.

If you produce a waveform display file before you've set levels
for the final mix you're also wasting disk space, not to mention
processing power. Can you give a step by step explanation of the
work flow that would require this?


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