[Ardour-Dev] scripting ardour??

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Feb 14 07:17:05 PST 2012

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Arno Waschk <hamamatsu at gmx.de> wrote:
> dear list,
> does ardour have something like an interface for scripts, or the like...?
> what i would be happy to use is the ability to create a little program
> script or the like, which can say to ardour like
> "now start at 3:12 in session A.ardour, wait for 52 seconds, then start in
> addition B.ardour from 4:52, while A keeps running, then wait for some
> seconds, then start C.ardour from beginning, wait for 6 seconds, then stop
> A.ardour while B and C keep running...."
> is anything like this (yet) possible?

yes and no.

if you use a scripting language that can send OSC, then you can do a
lot to control ardour at levels large and small.

but you can't run multiple sessions inside one instance of ardour, and
nor does ardour ever do "multiple independent playheads" which you
seem to be thinking of.

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