[ardour-users] importing & automation, digital mixer
jesse at essej.net
Mon Mar 21 07:51:18 PST 2005
Josh Karnes wrote on Mon, 21-Mar-2005:
> Jesse Chappell wrote:
> > Your best bet is to start using ardour for start-to-finish projects.
> > Mixdown-only is going to be a difficult fit until these session interchange
> > formats are more widespread and supported by everyone (and ardour).
> Well obviously we are doing that. However, we'd like to use one computer
> basically for everything. The problem is that even the Windows software has
> the same limitation. We have Nuendo but it's no better, except of course it
> will import Cubase & Nuendo files and at least give us a cue-sheet we can
> use to manually reassemble sessions in Ardour (and presumably, using a cue
> sheet, I could write a script to convert a text cue sheet into an Ardour
> session file).
If other apps were able to generate a cue sheet, you could request
customers to provide it with their session, and you might have
a chance to script-convert it into an ardour session.
> I guess part of my question is, is there ANY format Ardour will eventually
> or potentially import?
Like I said, either AES31 or AAF are the most likely. ProTools
supports AAF now, i think... not sure about the other DAWs.
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