[Ardour-Dev] Ardour4 for teaching

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue May 5 09:32:40 PDT 2015

On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 11:39 AM, Jörn Nettingsmeier <
nettings at stackingdwarves.net> wrote:

> Hi *!
> First of all, thanks and congratulations for the Ardour4 release! It's a
> pleasure to work with.
> I'll be teaching a "studio 101" course this fall, targetted at beginning
> home recordists, and all practical work will happen on Ardour4. Ideally,
> I'd like all participants to walk away with a copy of Ardour4 on their own
> machines.
> Now I'm looking for a way to distribute copies of Ardour that will save my
> students the hassle of PayPal and credit cards, but still let them benefit
> for support.
> So the questions are:
> * Can I obtain unlimited non-demo builds of Ardour4 for Linux, Mac OS X
> and Windows for this purpose?

You can sign up as an institutional subscriber as Beaux Arts Paris has. I
send out an invoice, it gets paid, I tweak some stuff, you get a user ID
that all students can use.

> * Will these builds be hard-localized, or can the language be switched at
> run time? If the former, I would need German versions.

Language is switchable at run time, and translation can be disabled

> * How much money would you ask for copies distributed in this way? I would
> collect that money and pass it on via my own Paypal account.

Make an offer.

> * How can my students then be registered as financially contributing users
> and be eligible for minor updates and support?

There would be no individual accounts. Just the one associated with the
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