[ardour-users] Export/import 32bit stereo broken?
zach-tro at dsv.su.se
Wed Feb 9 09:20:41 PST 2005
I redid a broken export now using session/export region. In the session
settings i choose stereo and 32bit, wav, which creates one file that is
broken - it's easy to verify just how messed up the file is using either
ardour/import or looking at the waveform in rezound.
ons 2005-02-09 klockan 10:27 -0500 skrev Jesse Chappell:
> Zachris Trolin wrote on Wed, 09-Feb-2005:
> > I tried to export a 32bit *stereo* soundfile from one project and
> > thought I could import it in another(to master it in high quality). But
> > the audio is horribly messed up, the waveform looks like both channels
> > are cut in half.
> You will want to use 32bit floating point as the export format,
> as that is the ardour's native format, and no conversion will
> be needed guaranteeing the highest audio quality. How are you
> exporting? From the Session->Export menu? Or are you trying
> to save a specific region? Each channel in a recorded stereo region in
> ardour is actually a separate mono file on disk, so whatever operation
> you are using appears to have a bug. Can you describe *exactly*
> the operations you used at every step?
> > Is this known, does anyone know how to work-around it?
> > 16bit files work perfect, and mono 32bit also worked for me(import from
> > <session>/sounds dir). The only thing I missed there was some way to
> > explicitly convert two equal length monofiles/regions into one stereo
> > region.
> > Does anyone know if that is that possible?
> Joining two mono regions into a stereo region is not currently
> possible in ardour.
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